Lake Tahoe Vacation Guide

 
Lake Tahoe in the Summer Kirkwood Ski Resort Lake Tahoe Sunset

There are many Lake Tahoe attractions to explore all year long. We have compiled some popular activities here to make a Lake Tahoe vacation guide, and these are just a few ideas that might be fun for you and your family. Take some time to really check out this information, as you will find it very extensive. Also included is some general information for your reference. 

Enjoy this quick Lake Tahoe vacation guide, and we hope you use it time and time again in the future!


Have a great time while visiting our beautiful Lake Tahoe!

Airports

After visiting Lake Tahoe attractions, get back home safely.

Art Galleries

Whether you are looking to see art at the local community college or at a village center, you will see some unique works at these art galleries.

ATV Rentals

Ride through paradise and get muddy with friends and family.

Beaches

Cool water and warm sunny days. Bring that sunscreen, we are closer to the sun up here in these mountains!

Carriage & Sleigh Rides

Bring in the cooler seasons with carriage and sleigh rides through picturesque scenery.

Casinos

Try your luck at the Lake Tahoe casinos. Also includes wonderful dining and entertainment options!

Craftsmen

Local area craftsmen who will produce custom work as you desire

Dining Favorites

There are many dining options in the South Lake Tahoe area beyond this favorites list. For your enjoyment we have listed some well rounded choices.

Emergency Care

When emergency strikes, be prepared with a list of resources.

Entertainment

Lake Tahoe offers great performances of all varieties. Please check out the local live entertainment offered by www.TahoeOnstage.com which include: Bars & Nightlife Comedy Music Performing Arts Visual Arts

Maps

Lake Tahoe Maps of all kinds: Hiking Maps - Lake Tahoe Ski Area Maps - Kirkwood Area Maps - Lake Tahoe Fishing Maps - Lake Tahoe Casino Maps - Lake Tahoe Mountain Biking Maps

Theater

Enjoy the finest in plays and musicals. No matter the genre, Lake Tahoe has plays of all kinds!

Fishing

You cant leave Lake Tahoe without catching that Mackinaw or learning the art and science of fly fishing. Did I hear Golden Trout?

Golf

Lake Tahoe and the Carson Valley offer world class golf. Not to worry any time of the day with our great weather enables you to pick your tee time.

Hiking & Walking Lake Tahoe

Hiking is an activity the entire family can enjoy together. In Lake Tahoe, you can stroll down the beach or test your lung capacity with a thigh burner up a mountain. You will end up with breath taking views and a variety of difficulty. Hiking alone is the basis for many a love affair with Lake Tahoe from young and old. Explore a little, over 80% of the Lake Tahoe Basin is public land.

Horseback Riding

Get a good perspective on how it was like when the pioneers first saw Lake Tahoe. Horseback riding is a great way to embrace the environment and enjoy the history of the area along with our clean air and great vistas.

Mountain Biking

The Lake Tahoe Bicycle Coalition provides extensive information including a full Lake Tahoe Bike Trail Map. Please click Lake Tahoe Bicycle Coalition Enjoy!

Parks

Because Lake Tahoe is considered the Jewel of the Sierra, we treasure its beauty and preserve as much space for the public. Each of these parks are special and unique.

Rock Climbing

The Lake Tahoe Basin offers a variety of rock climbing experiences that range from mild to moderate to extreme. You can climb the multi-pitch classics on clean granite and you can test your strength and endurance working out on sport routes. There is lots of great rock climbing opportunities just minutes from South Lake Tahoe. Experienced climbers may want to visit one of several local sport shops to get detailed information about climbing routes. Beginners will be able to more quickly build their skills and confidence by following the lead of an experienced climbing guide on their first few outings.

Sightseeing

#1 thing to do in Tahoe and you simply cannot avoid the mouth dropping views from every point. For more things to do in Lake Tahoe

Snow Sports

Tahoe is home to any kind of snow sport available. Enjoy Alpine skiing and boarding, Nordic or Cross Country skiing, Skijouring, sledding, ice skating and snowmobiling.

Water Sports

Boating - Parasailing - Cruises - Rafting

Wine Tasting

Try infamous California wines and more from this list of vintners and wineries.