Dawn light over Emerald Bay, Lake Tahoe, California, USA (@ Don Smith/Getty Images)
- You might normally associate this US state with sun, sand and surfing but it actually held the 1960 Winter Olympic Games here on this lake.""Where is it?
- Isn\t the largest alpine lake in all North America divine?""See more photos of this amazing place
- Do you prefer absorbing the beautiful wilderness, taking it to the extreme on the slopes or hitting the roulette table?""You can do all this and more around these parts
- If you fancy taking on the freezing 12-mile swim then you could start in one state and finish in another.""Don\t forget your swimwear!