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Lake Tahoe Boat Rentals

As the largest alpine lake in the United States, and the second deepest after Crater Lake in Oregon, Lake Tahoe attracts visitors from all over the world to explore her seemingly impossible crystal clear waters. In fact, in 2018, the average clarity of the lake climbed to an astounding 70.9 feet (and clarity is still […]

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Tahoe Boats

You’re driving lakeside on Highway 50 or making your way around Emerald Bay on Highway 89 (whatever way is your favorite!), taking in some of the most beautiful views of one of the largest alpine lakes you’ve ever seen—and what’s the thing you notice about the water other than its unbelievable clarity? The pockets of […]

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Cross-Country Skiing South Lake Tahoe

Cross country skiing at Lake Tahoe dates back to the mid-1850s when famed skier Snowshoe Thompson transported mail across the Sierra Nevada Mountains. Over 160 years later, cross-country skiing still thrives at Tahoe. Cross country skiing South Lake Tahoe, here’s where to go: Cross country skiing South Lake Tahoe near Highway 89 North of South […]

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Horseback Riding in South Lake Tahoe

If you’re chomping at the bit for an adventure, then why not explore Tahoe from a different perspective? Like from the saddle of a strong and sturdy Tahoe horse? South Lake Tahoe offers some of the most serene horseback riding trails for an unforgettable trip, and yes, that’s straight from the horse’s mouth! Trot through […]

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South Lake Tahoe beaches – sunshine, sand and swimming

There is no better way to soak up the Lake Tahoe sunshine than a day at the beach. Guest blogger Karin Sharon helps you find the perfect Lake Tahoe beaches for your visit on our blog.

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Tahoe South Summer Activities Guide

Here is a guide to some of our favorite things to do in South Lake Tahoe this summer. Please note: Getting outside is important for mental and physical health, but right now it comes with special safety issues. Visit www.tahoesouth.com/explore/family_fun/articles/take-care-lake-tahoe for some tips to stay healthy and safe. Hiking: Tahoe Rim Trail: This 165-mile hike […]

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7 Cool, Hidden, And Unusual Things To See In Lake Tahoe

While we patiently wait for the travel restrictions to ease, check out some of the hidden and obscure things that you may not even know exist at Lake Tahoe. You’ve been to Emerald Bay. You’ve skied the slopes of all the ski resorts. But have you REALLY done everything and seen it all? Well, if […]

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How To Celebrate Earth Day In Lake Tahoe… Virtually

Besides Wednesday being a camel’s favorite day of the week, it’s also Earth Day. In fact, this year marks the 50th year it’s celebrated! In its simplest form, it is an opportunity for us to appreciate our surroundings. On a personal level, it’s a chance for you to honor the planet. After all, even a […]

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Five Of The Best Burger Joints In Lake Tahoe South

There’s nothing that works up an appetite like the great outdoors of Lake Tahoe. From marvelous hikes to see waterfalls to skiing epic lines at our ski resorts, these adventures deserve an award or rather a treat. Maybe it’s the aroma of grilling. Or the flavors of a fresh bun and perfectly seasoned meat. Or […]

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20 Bucket List Must Do’s In 2020 at Lake Tahoe

Sometimes you get in a rut or a routine that’s focused on getting up, doing what you need, and that’s it. One of the handiest ways to get out of that funk is by creating a bucket list. It forces you to think “What adventurous things do I want to do that are a bit […]

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Roll Them Dice, Hit Those Slots – A Breakdown Of Lake Tahoe Casinos

If you want to experience some of the most unique casinos in the country and pair it with a vacation that embraces the great outdoors, there’s only one place in the United States to find that – Lake Tahoe. To help, here’s a quick breakdown of the Lake Tahoe Casinos scene. South Tahoe Casino Scene […]

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8 Things That Are The Quintessential Tahoe Experience

Whether you’re a first-time visitor or a Tahoe resident, these quintessential Tahoe experiences are a must for all. From skiing deep powder to taking in panoramic views, these 8 things will truly give you a taste of the Lake Tahoe life. To do them though, you’ll need to visit not just once but at different […]

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4 Romantic Ideas For a Fall Lake Tahoe Getaway

Ah… the smell of autumn. The crispness in the morning. Calmness on the lake. The summer visitors are hibernating, and the bears are in the process of doing so too with one last buffet of salmon near the Taylor Creek Visitor Center. Fall is also a great time to plan a romantic getaway to Lake […]

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What Does Lake Tahoe Weather Look Like?

Over the past few years, the resounding questions we get are around here are “What does Lake Tahoe weather look like?” or “When should I come to visit for [insert activity]?” Of course, you can’t predict the weather over the long-range, but you can get a basic theme of what to expect. To help plan […]

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Breaking Down The Lake Tahoe Hotel Scene

When it comes to a destination that embraces ALL four seasons, Lake Tahoe is at a different level. Visitors flock here to play golf, mountain bike, sunbathe on the beaches, or ski & snowboard the snow-covered slopes. No matter when you come or who you are, after a full day of adventure, you need a […]

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Tahoe on Two Wheels

Do we need yet another way to experience Lake Tahoe? Yes, absolutely! You may have visited this beautiful area before, skied its slopes, swam in its pristine water, or perhaps you’re planning your first trip here, but have you considered seeing it through a helmet visor on two wheels? Whether you’re a motorcycle rider or […]

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Lake Tahoe Fall Colors

It's beginning to look a lot like autumn! The air is crisper, mornings have been cooler, and it is definitely feeling like fall in the Lake Tahoe Basin.

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Sand Harbor Lake Tahoe

Beautiful Sand Harbor is located on the Northeast shore of Lake Tahoe within Lake Tahoe – Nevada State Park and has a large sandy beach, picnic benches and barbecues, a nature trail, two double boat ramps, and a visitors center which is open year-round. Sand Harbor Lake Tahoe receives over one million visitors annually. Sand […]

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Tahoe South’s Mountain Biking Guide – 4 Of Our Favorite Trails To Ride

Did you know mountain biking started in California? Yup! As the sport gained popularity in the late 70’s, these rowdy individuals began to descend upon Lake Tahoe. While the original “pedal pushers” rode iron steeds weighing in at close to fifty pounds with little to no shocks, we’re now very fortunate that the technology has […]

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Tahoe East Shore Trail: What to Know Before You Go

Even before the first line was drawn on a map in 1988, residents and visitors of Lake Tahoe have been dreaming of a trail that provides a safer alternative for cyclists and beach goers near the scenic East Shore of Lake Tahoe and Sand Harbor. Through the work of 13 partners, the impossible is now […]

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A Night Under the Stars: Camping in South Lake Tahoe

A camping trip to Lake Tahoe is an experience that should be on your bucket list. Here are the top sites to pitch a tent on Lake Tahoe’s south shore.

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Lake Tahoe Region Explained: South and North Lake Tahoe, Plus Everything in Between

Lake Tahoe is a world-class destination and there are a few agencies in the region working to attract visitors. The names of the agencies can sound familiar and it gets confusing as they each have different goals. Also, people want to know the difference between them. Agencies Promoting Travel to South Lake Tahoe, North Lake […]

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Take in All of Tahoe This May

May is when the many various parts of Tahoe come alive again. It’s a time where you can experience all four seasons in just one month, convenient to enjoy each of your favorite outdoor activities. What this really means is that not only can we now enjoy this vast outdoor playground again, but even our […]

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Arts and Crafts Shopping at Tahoe South

A visit to Tahoe South wouldn’t be complete without bringing home souvenirs that capture the life-changing memories created. Keepsakes also provide proof of a trip that showcases one of the most stunning destinations in the world. There are a few boutiques and shops in Tahoe South that celebrate local arts and craftsmanship by offering unique […]

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Summer Weekend of Fun in Tahoe South

Last summer, we filmed a video to showcase some of the fun activities here at Lake Tahoe. I was lucky enough to be in on the action, and came away with a few thoughts on making the most out of your summer weekend at Tahoe South.

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Snowmobiling in South Lake Tahoe

You can of course, explore the wintry landscape around Lake Tahoe by snowshoeing or cross-country skiing. But did you know that you can see the sights as well via snowmobile? In fact, Tahoe South offers a variety of options from machine-groomed tracks to a full-on guided adventure. It’s the perfect activity for the entire family […]

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Five Lake Tahoe Hotels with Unique Amenities and Services

We know you visit Lake Tahoe to get outside, but here are five hotels that might inspire actual rest between your ski runs or standup paddleboard lessons.

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Family friendly bike rides in South Lake Tahoe

Your campsite is set, firewood is stacked, and your bikes are ready to roll. Here's a list of family-friendly bike rides in South Lake Tahoe.

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Edible Adventures with the Chefs of Tahoe South

While most visitors come to the Lake Tahoe Basin for the breathtaking sights and year-round recreational activities, there is also an edible adventure awaiting your palate here in South Lake Tahoe. We are a true hotspot for culinary talent ranging from award-winning restaurants to personal caterers ready to customize your dream dinner. Many professionals are […]

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Tahoe South’s Spring Loaded Weekly Roundup

Back at it with another packed week of Tahoe South’s Spring Loaded event(s). If you haven’t seen or heard the buzz around town yet, the good news is that there’s still plenty of time to get in on the fun. The bad news is that last week you missed some incredibly fun stuff – the […]

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How to Enjoy Lake Tahoe if you Only Have One Day

  With its sparkling summer shorelines and world-class skiing, it’s no wonder that more than 3.5 million people flock to Lake Tahoe each year. Most visitors stay for a weekend or extended vacation, but the area has plenty to offer for day trippers too – whether you’re just passing through, have some extra time between […]

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Day Tripping from Tahoe South & Beyond

It’s no secret that Lake Tahoe is the place to be for thrilling, year-round outdoor excursions. It’s an adventurer’s dream come true – enthralling mountains form a lakeside playground yielding a recipe for endless entertainment – you know this. What you may not know is just how much more Tahoe South and the surrounding areas […]

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It’s Time You Live the Tahoe Lifestyle

Why did you move to Tahoe?  Was it the sun, the mountains, the Winters or the Summers that brought you to the basin?  Perhaps it was a job, your significant other, or to escape from the race.  Regardless of how you ended up here, you are now in Tahoe and it’s time to start living! […]

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Holiday shopping in Tahoe South

Looking for holiday shopping in South Lake Tahoe? Whether in town or just a click away, we've got recommendations to fit everyone on your "nice" list.

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Plan the Picturesque Destination Wedding in Tahoe South

Tahoe South is a leader when it comes to destination weddings and there are many venues that are prepared to grant every wish and make dreams come true. The variety of options for beachfront ceremonies, receptions overlooking the Sierra Nevadas or resort accommodations that put guests in relaxing vacation mode ensures couples that their needs […]

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Escape the frosty Tahoe South air with a Hot Springs day trip

Winter has arrived with a bang in Tahoe South, as snow blankets the Sierra peaks and laces through the pine trees. While the winter wonderland playground offers an abundance of activities, sometimes a luxuriously relaxing experience is needed. The Tahoe Basin is home to a number of popular Hot Springs, providing nourishing health and care […]

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Lake Tahoe two ways

Lake Tahoe has a huge variety of activities for any budget or interests, from a lunch cruise to hiking to beach time, all with a spectacular lake view.

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Tahoe Massage and Bodywork: 60 Minutes of Heaven Near Heavenly

Our bodies are like cars – a car can’t run properly without regular maintenance. Our bodies are the same, especially when we repeatedly engage the same muscles. Tahoe Massage and Bodywork knows firsthand how important massages are for our active lifestyles.

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Tour de Tahoe – Bike Big Blue

Early September finds me less interested in my mountain bike and more intent on putting some mileage on the road bike in the 72-mile Lake Tahoe shoreline Tour de Tahoe – Bike Big Blue.

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Fabulous Fall Weddings in South Lake Tahoe

Planning your wedding in South Lake Tahoe? While many consider the spring and summer months the best time of year for a wedding, a fall wedding in South Lake Tahoe is anything but ordinary.

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A new base camp for your Tahoe South adventures

Less than a block from the Tahoe South casino core and across the street from Heavenly Village, there is a place where campsite meets resort, the Basecamp Hotel.

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Travel deals and winter outlook in Tahoe South

Are you ready for snow? Ski season is just around the corner, and we are giddy waiting for the slopes to open.

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Geotourism explained – traveling with purpose in South Lake Tahoe

Discover geotourism and traveling with purpose in South Lake Tahoe.

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What I love about spring in South Lake Tahoe

Springtime brings a lot of new activities and recreation to the area. It's perhaps the most beautiful time to see all of the waterfalls come to life.

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Healthy Travel Information

Updated July 12, 2020 State Health Officials announced on June 18, Californians must wear face coverings when they are in the situations listed below: Inside of, or in line to enter, any indoor public space Waiting for or riding on public transportation or paratransit or while in a taxi, private car service, or ride-sharing vehicle Working in […]

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Go Ahead, Have A Great Night’s Sleep – Learn How Lodging Is Making Sure You’re Safe

Step-by-step, Lake Tahoe is slowly reawakening. From adventure businesses to restaurants and dining, they’ve begun the process of welcoming back visitors. To read about the steps they’ve taken to ensure your safety, check out our articles How Adventure Businesses Are Welcoming Back visitors and Cuisine, Brews, and Easy Livin’ how entertainment industry is keeping you […]

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Cuisine, Brews, and Easy Livin’ – How Entertainment Businesses Are Welcoming Back Guests

Our last article we went deep into how adventure businesses are welcoming back visitors after Tahoe’s restrictions have eased. This week, we’ll give you an idea of what to expect on the Entertainment side of Tahoe’s fun activities in places like breweries, restaurants, and even resorts. Be Kind, Please Rewind Do you remember VHS tape […]

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Mindful Practices in a Virtual World

You know, Yoga isn’t just about poses.  It also includes practices of mindfulness.  The first two limbs; Yama and Niyama describe practices for how to treat others and ourselves.  Sometimes we can get so caught up in our own wants we forget that our behaviors have an effect on others.  These are few practices to […]

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Celebrate fall at Apple Hill

Fall is the time of year to celebrate the incredible and magical transformations that nature undergoes. Many individuals have their own traditions on how to enjoy this beautiful season, but most often they involve colorful leaves and harvested produce. Lucky enough, South Lake Tahoe is just an hour’s drive away from the autumnal wonderland that […]

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4 Lesser Known Waterfalls To Check Out This Summer

The rush of moving water. The sparkling brilliance of a cascade. Nothing is more soothing on a hot summer’s day than a waterfall. We’ve talked about the top 5 waterfalls. We even have a waterfall guide. If you’ve seen the biggest and baddest cascades in Lake Tahoe, these three lesser known falls are a good […]

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Nature & History at the Pope-Baldwin Recreation Area

Sometimes the abundance of things to do in Lake Tahoe can be a bit overwhelming, yet I still find myself seeking out ‘hidden’ Tahoe gems that often end up right in front of my face. To that extent, the other day I was fortunate enough to revisit and explore one of Tahoe South’s most interesting […]

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South Lake Tahoe Upcoming Events

Check out our South Lake Tahoe upcoming events Here at the lake, there’s no shortage of South Lake Tahoe upcoming events to keep your calendar full throughout the year. Whether you’re into golf, skiing, concerts , comedians and magics, you find it year-round via our South Lake Tahoe events calendar. For tips and the scoop […]

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Lake Tahoe Tours

Lake Tahoe Tours and Activities Please visit www.tahoesouth.com/thing-to-do/tours for more updated Tours & Attractions Adventure Mountain Lake Tahoe Adventure Mountain offers groomed sledding hills and snow play areas, groomed sledding runs for children and adults, plowed parking, and marked trails for cross-country skiing and snowshoeing. Adventure Peak at Heavenly Mountain Resort (Winter) Adventurette Tour Agency Turning ordinary […]

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Know Before You Go

Updated July 12, 2020 State Health Officials announced on June 18, Californians must wear face coverings when they are in the situations listed below: Inside of, or in line to enter, any indoor public space Waiting for or riding on public transportation or paratransit or while in a taxi, private car service, or ride-sharing vehicle Working in […]

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Healthy Travel Information

Updated July 12, 2020 State Health Officials announced on June 18, Californians must wear face coverings when they are in the situations listed below: Inside of, or in line to enter, any indoor public space Waiting for or riding on public transportation or paratransit or while in a taxi, private car service, or ride-sharing vehicle Working in […]

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Where to go in California

California is an expansive state filled things to do and places to see. But ask people who have visited from around the globe, and you may get the same response from most: Lake Tahoe is the ultimate California getaway.   Myriad activities, sights, dining, and learning opportunities are found during a visit to Tahoe. Mild temperatures, […]

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What to do in California

What to do in California When You Need to Get Out of the City “Nothing behind me, everything ahead of me, as is ever so on the road.” — Jack Kerouac As Kerouac knew, life in the city can feel stifling. Thankfully, there’s no shortage of things to do in California. Read on for some […]

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Things to see in California

Top 10 Things to See in California When You’ve Got the Itch to Travel Visiting all of the epic sights and activities the vast state of California has to offer can be a lengthy adventure. It’s a big state, nearly a country in itself.  Best way to see it all? Break it up!  Traversing California’s […]

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Things to do in Northern California

5 Top Things to Do in Northern California Wanderlust has overtaken you. The road is calling. But where to go? So many sights and activities exist right in Californians’ backyards, just pack up the car and head for the highway to these top things to do in northern California.    Yosemite National Park Mother Nature’s […]

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Things to do in California

Beach Time California invented beach culture and one of the best things to do in California is to pack up your family and water toys, load your cooler with goodies, and head for the beach. Tahoe South has your beach visit covered with two well-known, large, sandy beach areas to choose from and a one […]

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Safer Visitation

Tahoe South is the perfect destination for visitors to begin venturing out and we are ready to offer the ultimate ‘travel therapy’ experience. Our wide-open outdoors and unparalleled beauty offer an ideal setting to reconnect with nature.  Safer visitation is up to visitors and residents alike. We ask that you maintain a safe social distance […]

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Upstate California Itinerary

Lake Tahoe, Upstate California, and Beyond: Road Trip Itinerary From city life to lake life and small towns to big forests, upstate California offers visitors the best of many worlds. California is the third-largest U.S. state, so in this itinerary, we’ll break it down by taking you through some of the northern-most highlights.  STATES: California, […]

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Northern California Itinerary

Northern California Road Trip’s Greatest Treasures This Northern California road trip route really covers just about everything you’d want in a west coast road trip. Experience the great city of San Francisco, stop for a drink in Napa Valley, spend time on the water in Lake Tahoe, and explore the iconic Yosemite National Park.  […]

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Responsible Recreation

You’ll probably notice we smile a lot in Tahoe South. What’s not to smile at? Our crazy crystal blue Lake Tahoe, our majestic mountains hugging us hard all around with trails and paths and sand and sun (300 days per year, by the way) and fun, day and night. But, with so many reasons to […]

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Deutschland

Finden Sie einen Lake Tahoe-Experten in Ihrer Nähe! Lernen Sie hier über unsere geschätzten Reisepartner in Deutschland und kontaktieren Sie diese um Ihr persönliches Lake Tahoe Reiseerlebnis zu gestalten. CRD International CRD International ist ein hanseatisches Familienunternehmen, das seit über 40 Jahren maßgeschneiderte Individualreisen in die USA und nach Kanada anbietet. Als Spezialreiseveranstalter stehen bei uns […]

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Arts & Culture

Back in the day, Native American tribes journeyed to Lake Tahoe to collect medicinal plans, fish the cool blue water, hunt, and gather materials for tools. By the late 19th century, Lake Tahoe mesmerized the wealthy San Franciscans who built large summer estates along the shores, entertaining the rich and famous. Gold and silver were […]

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Family Fun

Lake Tahoe offers family adventures and activities on land, water and in the sky. On the land families can take a hike or bicycle in untouched nature with spectacular views of Lake Tahoe and visit gushing waterfalls. On the water families can enjoy a scenic sightseeing cruise to Emerald Bay aboard an authentic Mississippi Paddlewheeler. […]

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Group Activities

Tours: Adventurette Tour Agency Turning ordinary occasions into extraordinary adventures. We plan adventure focused bachelorette parties, girls getaways and birthday trips to Tahoe. Borges Family Sleigh and Carriage Rides Old fashioned sleigh rides in antique European Sleighs in winter and carriage rides in Visa-a-Vie Carriages in summer. Camp Richardson Corral Scenic wilderness horseback rides in […]

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Locations & Facilities

A Wedding Ceremony from the Heart Providing one of the finest ceremonies available at Lake Tahoe. Elope with a simple ceremony or have the wedding of your dreams. Year round indoor & outdoor locations available. Rev. JB McIntyre is licensed in California and Nevada. Almost Home Group Retreats Designed for groups of 2-160 people. Mountain […]

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