America's Most Beautiful Lake Where: Lake Tahoe, California and Nevada Why We Love It: Surrounded by the Sierra Nevada Mountains on all sides, Lake Tahoe's waters are so clear you can see 70 feet deep.
Bay Area Adventures: The 15 Most Beautiful Places in California You Didn't Know Existed. From Yosemite and Big Sur, to Joshua Tree and Santa Barbara, California is home to some of the most beautiful places on the West Coast. It's beautiful enough, that no matter how many Half Dome hikes you take, you're still never even going to scratch the surface.
Emerald Bay, Lake Tahoe - Lake Tahoe is the typical mountain place from your dreams: it has the lake, the forest, the wildlife. It’s perfect for a weekend getaway! The lake is located on the border between California and Nevada. If you like the sports, lake Tahoe can give you all the excitement – skiing, snowboarding, skating and many more. If you like your vacations more relaxing, there’s always some spa to help you relax!