Northstar California (formerly Northstar-at-Tahoe), a four-season resort community, is located minutes from Lake Tahoe and Truckee / Interstate 80. Amenities include the Northstar Ski Resort, a cross country ski center, an 18-hole golf course, saunas, spa, swimming pool, tennis courts, a weight room, an equestrian center, and a conference center. The Village features ski-in/ski-out residences, an ice rink, restaurants, and retail shops.
Also at Northstar is the new Ritz-Carlton Highlands, Lake Tahoe – with ski-in / ski-out accomodations and a 17,000 sq. ft. Spa & Fitness Center.
In October 2010, Vail Resorts acquired the operations of Northstar-at-Tahoe and changed the name to Northstar California. Season Pass Holders are now able to ski at Heavenly & Kirkwood, plus upgrade to also ski at Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge and Keystone.
The Northstar community provides home options ranging from affordable condominiums to the finest in luxury mountain living. Some of the residents live year-round, while others spend much of their free time here.