WHERE LUXURY IS REIMAGINED
Located at the sunny northeast corner of the Nevada side of Lake Tahoe, Incline Village is the standout community that offers a luxury lifestyle and abundant recreational opportunities for residents and visitors seeking a relaxing escape from the rigors of everyday life.
Incline Village rises from 6,225 feet at lake level to over 10,000 feet in the mountains bordering it. With its breathtaking views, Incline Village is the ultimate mountain resort lifestyle destination that provides an array of activities to enjoy all year round, sometimes in just a single day!
As the only master-planned community in Lake Tahoe, Incline Village boasts a reputation for offering so much in one small locale. It is the perfect destination for outdoor enthusiasts, food lovers, and those seeking a luxurious lifestyle. From skiing at one of the 11 downhill resorts in the Tahoe Basin, mountain or road biking with views of the lake, to BBQing at the beach, enjoying a 5-star meal, kayaking and boating, or experiencing outdoor theatre and music in the stunning Sand Harbor State Park, Incline Village offers something for everyone.
Incline Village is home to some of the finest luxury homes and condominiums in the Tahoe Basin, complemented by a wide array of first-class community-run amenities. The Incline Village General Improvement District (IVGID) owns, operates, and maintains exceptional recreation opportunities. These include three beautiful private beaches, including a boat launch ramp for residents and lodging guests, two impeccably manicured golf courses, Diamond Peak Ski Resort with 1,800 feet of vertical drop, a 34,000 square foot world-class Recreation Center with an indoor pool, full gym, basketball courts, and a tennis & Pickleball center. Plus, baseball diamonds, a Frisbee Golf course, a skateboard park, and other public community spaces, Aspen Grove and The Chateau.
As a property owner in North Lake Tahoe’s Incline Village and Crystal Bay, you're entitled to up to five IVGID Recreation Cards, giving you free beach access (for Incline Village residents only) and discounted rates at public facilities like ski resorts and golf courses. Note that lakefront parcels typically do not include full IVGID community beach privileges. Therefore, many lakefront homeowners also own additional parcels in Incline to ensure they have full Incline Village beach privileges.
For families with children...
you'll be happy to know that Incline Village has a reputation for providing some of the best-rounded public education in the state of Nevada. The private Lake Tahoe School offers Pre-K to 8th-grade education and provides scholarships and financial assistance to community members. And if you're looking for a top-notch high school, Washoe County’s Incline High School consistently ranks among the top district and state high schools, with a small teacher-to-student ratio ensuring that every student is known by name.
Incline Village is also home to the University of Nevada, Reno at Lake Tahoe, which is situated only 200 feet from Lake Tahoe. The university hosts the UC Davis-run Tahoe Environmental Research Science Center, which studies and maintains the sustainability of Lake Tahoe.
As a small town, there are plenty of community events to enjoy! The Incline Village Local Heroes 4th of July Celebration spans three days and includes parades, a military flyover, veteran celebration events, flag raising, pancake breakfasts, and the drone-based IVCB SkyShow on the 4th of July. And during the holiday season, the Northern Lights Festival brings the community together with festive décor and tree lighting, Santa visits, Sip and Shops, and other holiday events. Wednesday and Friday summer nights are for dancing with friends at the free Live Music on the Beach series at Incline Beach.
Discover the charm of Old Tahoe in neighboring Crystal Bay, where an eclectic mix of homes ranging from rustic to contemporary is nestled amongst towering pines and granite boulders, providing stunning views of the East shore. Bordered by the California state line to the West and Incline Village to the East, Crystal Bay is home to small casinos that offer exciting gaming and entertainment options. And with the addition of the Waldorf Astoria Lake Tahoe, Crystal Bay will offer 5-star lodging, exquisite dining, and premier shopping experiences in North Lake Tahoe.
For more information and historical data about Incline Village, Crystal Bay, and the surrounding area of North Lake Tahoe, visit the Travel North Tahoe Nevada Welcome Center on Tahoe Boulevard/HWY 28 across from the Championship Golf Course or online.
"What is the good of your stars and trees, your sunrise and the wind, if they do not enter into our daily lives?"
TRAVELING TO & FROM INCLINE VILLAGE IS EASY...
Conveniently located just 33 miles from Incline Village/Crystal Bay, the Reno-Tahoe International Airport offers daily flights by major airlines, including direct flights to JFK. With a reputation for being one of the cleanest and most traveler-friendly airports, it's currently undergoing construction to provide even more travel options. For private aviators, the Truckee Tahoe Airport in Truckee is only a 30-minute drive from Incline Village, offering two runways for convenient travel. The Lake Tahoe Airport, located in South Lake Tahoe, is a public airport with one runway. Meanwhile, the Minden-Tahoe Airport in Carson Valley boasts two all-weather runways, and the Carson City Airport has one runway. Need more flexibility? Consider fractional jet options or private charters to make your travel experience even more seamless.
Help Keep Tahoe Blue and reduce traffic on the area's roadways by taking advantage of TART (Tahoe Truckee Area Regional Transit) bus services. With routes operating between the north and west shore, TART offers easy transportation from Incline Village to Tahoma, with additional branch routes to Truckee from Tahoe City via Palisades Tahoe and Kings Beach to Northstar at Tahoe. Plus, their new TART Connect micro transit program, similar to Uber, allows you to schedule your free trip conveniently via the app or by phone.
Need transportation to & from the reno airport?
Look no further than North Lake Tahoe Express, which offers shuttle services to and from the airport, departing from the Hyatt Regency in Incline Village. For additional transportation options, cabs, ride shares, and private driver services are also available.
If you're staying at the Hyatt Lake Tahoe or anywhere in central Incline Village, enjoy a free shuttle ride to and from Diamond Peak Ski Resort. Make your travel experience to and around Lake Tahoe as seamless and eco-friendly as possible with these convenient transportation options. Also, consider e-bikes for alternative transportation to and from the beach and along the East Shore Trail. You can purchase or rent bikes from multiple shops in town.
INCLINE VILLAGE CLIMATE:
Our climate in Incline Village, Lake Tahoe, is a luxurious blend of warm, sunny days and snowy winter wonderlands - you can experience the best of both worlds.
During the summer months, the weather in Incline Village is ideal for outdoor activities such as hiking, biking, boating, and personal water sports. With an average of 256 sunny days per year, you'll have plenty of opportunities to soak up the sun and enjoy the stunning natural beauty of the Sierra Mountain that surround Lake Tahoe. The average temperature during the summer months ranges from the mid-70s to the low 80s, perfect for a refreshing dip in the crystal-clear blue waters of Lake Tahoe.
As winter approaches, Incline Village transforms into a winter wonderland as the snow-covered Sierra mountains create the perfect backdrop for winter sports enthusiasts. The town experiences an average of 121 snowy days per year, making it a haven for skiers, snowboarders, and snowshoers. The average temperature during the winter months ranges from the mid-20s to the mid-40s, creating the perfect conditions for a cozy cabin retreat or a day of adventure on the slopes.
No matter the season, you'll be greeted by stunning natural beauty and a climate that offers a unique blend of warm, sunny days and snowy winter landscapes that offer a myriad of recreational opportunities.
Incline Village and Crystal Bay, NV are located on the North Shore of Lake Tahoe and have a rich history that spans back centuries. The area was originally inhabited by the Washoe Tribe of Native Americans, who used the region for hunting and fishing.
The first non-native settlers arrived in the mid-1800s, and the area began to attract miners and loggers. In 1868, a timber flume was constructed to transport lumber from the area down to Carson City, which marked the beginning of the logging industry in the region. George Whittell, Jr., a wealthy real estate developer and investor who owned a large portion of the eastern shore of Lake Tahoe, including Incline Village and Crystal Bay. In the early 20th century, he sold a parcel of land to the Tiller family, who established a small community that eventually became the town of Incline Village. The Tiller family originally sold lakefront parcels in Incline Village and Crystal Bay for mere $25,000.
In the early 1900s,
the area became a popular vacation destination for wealthy families from San Francisco and other nearby cities. Many of these families built grand estates in the area, which are still standing today and add to the unique character of Incline Village and Crystal Bay.
In the 1950s,
the area began to undergo significant development, with the construction of Highway 28 and the establishment of the Incline Village General Improvement District (IVGID). This organization was responsible for developing the community and providing essential services, such as water, sewer, and recreation facilities.
In the 1960s & 1970s,
the area saw significant growth in its tourism industry, as more people discovered the beauty and recreational opportunities that Incline Village and Crystal Bay had to offer. The region became known for its world-class skiing and golfing, and new luxury resorts and condominiums were constructed to meet the demand from visitors.
Incline Village and Crystal Bay are thriving communities with a population of around 8,000 residents. The area is known for its natural beauty, with pristine forests and crystal-clear waters, as well as its exceptional recreational opportunities, including skiing, golfing, boating, and hiking.
Despite its growth and development over the years, Incline Village and Crystal Bay have managed to maintain their unique character and charm. The area is still a popular vacation destination, but it's also a wonderful place to call home, with a tight-knit community and a high quality of life.
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