RENO, Nev. -- Two of this city's major hotels, the Eldorado Hotel and the Silver Legacy Resort, created packages that include lift tickets to some of Lake Tahoe's top ski resorts.

The Eldorado Hotel put together Ski Tahoe, Play Reno, which starts at $55 per person, double, and includes a one-night stay, a lift ticket at the Mount Rose ski area and a $10 meal voucher per room. A two-night stay costs $89 per person, with the same amenities.

For $159 per person, double, skiers receive three nights' accommodations, one lift ticket each at Squaw Valley and Mount Rose, plus the meal voucher.

The offers are available Sundays through Thursdays through March 31. The Eldorado also offers custom packages with lift tickets to any of nine ski resorts in the area.

For more information, call (800) 648-5966 or (775) 786-5700.

The 1,720-room Silver Legacy Resort created ski packages starting at $59 per person, double, with one night's accommodations, a lift ticket to one of seven Tahoe-area resorts and food credits.

The offer is valid Sundays through Thursdays through April. Weekend prices are slightly higher; prices also vary depending on the resort chosen. The $59 rate is based on a lift ticket at Mount Rose, which is the closest ski area to Reno.

For additional information, call (800) 687-8733 or (775) 325-7401.

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