Activity
Ski

Lake Tahoe Area

Ski Valet

In the winter, Northstar Lodge gives guests ski-in/ski-out access to Highlands gondola. All you have to do is get dressed, grab your gear at our convenient in-lobby valet, and make your way out the door—ski, snowboard, and explore from dawn until dusk.

  • Keep your snowboard or skis safe and stored with our valet.
  • Hit the slopes of Truckee with convenient gondola access.
  • Our ski-in/ski-out resort is perfect for families and solo travelers.
  • After a day in the snow, retreat to the luxury of your villa or studio.
  • Ski-out after breakfast then ski-in when you’re ready for a warm fire.

Lake Tahoe Area

Local Swim & Fitness Center

At Northstar Lodge by Welk Resorts, we’re proud to offer guests an Olympic-sized, outdoor heated swimming pool and a beautiful fitness center.

  • Take a swim in our outdoor, 25-yard Olympic-sized heated pool.
  • A separate children’s swimming pool is perfect for kids of all ages.
  • Visit the fitness center for cardio and strength training equipment.
  • Spend some time relaxing in the luxury 23-person hot tub.
  • Free for guests, our recreation center is located adjacent to the resort.
Activity
Pool
Activity
Theater

Lake Tahoe Area

Movie Room

Calling movie enthusiasts of all ages—our resort is home to a decked-out 19-seat Owner’s Theatre. Sit back, relax, and enjoy the show.

  • After a day outdoors, unwind with your favorite movie.
  • Our Owner’s Theatre boasts 19 plush and cozy leather recliners.
  • The Dolby surround sound provides a memorable experience.
  • Following dinner in your villa, come down and catch a show.
  • Whatever film you’re searching for, we’ll help you find it.
LAKE TAHOE AREA More Amenities From easy gondola access to local fire pits, Northstar Lodge by Welk Resorts offers everything you need for the perfect vacation in Lake Tahoe.
Attraction Easy Gondola Access With easy gondola access, hitting the slopes has never been easier than it is at our ski-in/ski-out resort.
Attraction Local Fire Pits & BBQs On the Sierra Deck, guests can enjoy the community fire pit and a meal made on the barbecue grills.
Attraction Shopping Spend the day shopping at Incline Village or wandering through historic Truckee, both located near the hotel.
Lake Tahoe Area

Northstar Lodge by Welk Resorts Gallery

Picture your adventures at our world-class resort.
Push the Limits of Fun INSPIRED For You Our award-winning INSPIRED For You™ activities program delivers cutting-edge vacation experiences, customized to you and the unique landscapes, seasons, and cultures of each resort. From escape rooms to cooking classes, these creative activities are designed to take your vacation to the next level. Our Chief Fun Officer (CFO) and team are constantly adding new activities at every resort, keeping your vacations extraordinary and unforgettable!

"We create experiences so you can get the most out of your vacation time, hang with your loved ones, and have some amazing memories and stories to share afterwards."

Patrick Dolan - Chief Fun Officer
Unique Experiences With specifically created experiences for each Welk Resorts location, you’ll find the fun is never-ending.
Unforgettable Memories Compared to a traditional hotel room, our floor plans offer tons of privacy for you and your family.
Curated By Location Give your kids a different experience every year, from a family escape room challenge to drone flight schools.
Lake Tahoe Activities Calendar The excitement abounds — find out what's happening this month at Northstar Lodge by Welk Resorts. VIEW ACTIVITIES BROCHURE PDF
Sunday
9am-9pm Build-A-Buddy Kits Contains a teddy bear skin, wishing heart, stuffing, and a personalized birth certificate for you to bring to life, in the comfort of your villa.
Paid event
Available for Pick-up at the Front Desk
9am-9pm S’mores Kits Designed to be a sweet treat, cooked in your villa oven. Stop by the front desk to pick up your pre-made kit and indulge in this classic dessert.
Paid event
Available for Pick-up at the Front Desk
9am-9pm Photo Survivor Scavenger Hunt Stop by the Front Desk to start your adventure, any time you’d like. Don’t forget your camera or smart phone. Fun for all ages.
Weather permitting
Free
Front Desk Northstar Lodge
12pm Guided Nature Hike Journey through Northstar’s forested trails and learn about the local flora and fauna, outdoor survival and Tahoe history, from your INSPIRED guide. This is a small group experience for up to 6 people. Advanced reservations are required.
Prompt attendance required
Weather permitting
Paid event
$5 Meet at the Front Desk of Northstar Lodge
1pm-8pm Activities Center Reservations 1-2pm, 2:15-3:15pm, 3:30-4:30pm,4:45-5:45p, 6-7pm, 7:15-8:15pm
Reserve your one-hour session and choose from the following activities: Build-A-buddy ● Candle Making ● Leather stamping ● Canvas painting ● Spa creations ● Wood burning ● Mountain tie dye ● Ceramic painting ● Slime creations
Prompt attendance required
Paid event
Prices Vary Activities Center Rm. 104
1:30, 2:15 & 3pm Virtual Reality Experience the latest VR technology in our INSPIRED VR studio. 30-minute sessions for you and your friends.
Prompt attendance required
Paid event
$20 per session Activity Center Room 104
1:30, 2:15 & 3pm 3D Printing Learn about this fascinating technology and bring your ideas to life on our 3D printers.
Prompt attendance required
Paid event
$20 per session Activity Center Room 104
4pm, 5:30pm & 7pm Back Country Escape Room Journey through this unique Tahoe-inspired escape room with your private group of up to 8 people. Do you have what it takes to escape the Back Country Escape Room?
Prompt attendance required
Paid event
$18 per person Activity Center Room 104
Prompt attendance required
Sign-up required
Paid Event
Weather permitting
Camp Klew Kids
Free
Fun For All

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With so many activities in store for you right here at our resort and nearby, you can keep everyone entertained! Are you ready to have a memorable family getaway?

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