Tahoe South Blog
Action Water Sports on Lake Tahoe
Getting out, on, and in Lake Tahoe You came to Lake Tahoe to enjoy Lake Tahoe. So how do you get out and explore those beautiful, blue waters? Don’t worry, you have options, lots of options, discovering North America’s second deepest lake this summer is easier than ever. Gentlemen, start your engines If motors are […]
Best Spots to Launch Your Kayak or Paddleboard in Tahoe South
Besides being on a boat, the best way to explore Lake Tahoe is on a kayak, canoe or stand up paddleboard. Here are three great launch sites in Tahoe South.
Tahoe South Summer Activities Guide
Here is a guide to some of our favorite things to do in South Lake Tahoe this summer. Hiking: Tahoe Rim Trail: This 165-mile hike around Lake Tahoe is the ultimate trek. Hike the entire thing or hike bits and pieces of the trail. The options are endless. You can choose to hike any of […]
How to Plan a Lake Tahoe Trip Your Way! Utrip Planner
The Utrip planner lets you experience beautiful Lake Tahoe in the way that’s most meaningful to you. Using your budget and interests, the planner will give you a day-by-day itinerary, in moments. Here’s a simple step-by-step how to turn your Lake Tahoe dreams into a reality. First, launch the Utrip planner by clicking here. Enter your dates […]
Paddle into Summer! Your Summer 2017 Tahoe South Paddleboarding Guide
Paddle into Summer! Your Summer 2017 Tahoe South Paddleboarding Guide Lake Tahoe is one of the clearest, largest, and deepest alpine lakes in the entire world. The cold winters and cool water temperatures keep the lake’s clarity extremely high. This clarity and the famed blue color of the lake, make Tahoe the perfect place to […]
Cruising Lake Tahoe: A Must-Do!
This is a betting town, and I would put money on any frontline employee—hotel, restaurant, ski shop—in Tahoe South recommending a Lake Tahoe cruise as a must-do activity to a visitor. There are a few to choose from, but setting sail from Zephyr Cove Resort for Emerald Bay on the M.S. Dixie II is also a sure bet.
Fly Fishing Hotspots around South Lake Tahoe
Lake Tahoe is centered among some of the best fly fishing areas in the Sierra Nevada. Guest blogger Victor Babbitt of Tahoe Fly Fishing Outfitters shares his recommendations for trout fishing around Lake Tahoe.
Ideas for Tahoe Family Adventures
Adventures in land, water and sky for Families visiting South Lake Tahoe. If you’re looking for a trip that will provide an excellent experience for the entire family, come to Lake Tahoe. Tahoe South sets itself apart as a joyous family vacation destination, with activities that pack plenty of fun for kids and parents alike. […]
Lake Tahoe: Summer Fun
Summer at Lake Tahoe means many locals play "tour guide" for visiting friends and family. Guest blogger Cristen Filburn shares two of her favorite places.
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.
Wakeboarding Lake Tahoe
Of all the ways to experience Lake Tahoe, wakeboarding should be on your list of things to do. It is an exhilarating and scenic adventure. From the boat ride to actually getting in the water, guest blogger Maralana takes us on her first trip out.
Lake Tahoe Boat Cruises
Relax and enjoy a Lake Tahoe boat cruise as you experience the grandeur of America's largest alpine lake.
“Dream Life” short film awards – call for entries
For filmmakers who call the Lake Tahoe region “home,” a new film festival is offering cash prizes for short films that capture the energy, beauty, and talent of Lake Tahoe’s action sports lifestyle.
Pure Liquid Fun along the Water Trail
Whether you’re looking for a new spot to SUP or planning to kayak around Lake Tahoe, the Lake Tahoe Water Trail has the resources to help you make the trip.
Welcome to #teamsummer
Show your love for summer in South Lake Tahoe - tag your social photos for a chance to be awarded your official #TahoeSouth #TeamSummer Title!
Scenic Paddling on Echo Lake
Paddling is always a good upper body workout. Paddling against the wind with white caps is definitely going to require some therapy afterward. Such was the case for the four of us on the Sunday of Labor Day weekend.
The Tahoe: Cruise your way into an awesome night!
The Tahoe has been cruising on Lake Tahoe since 1950. A fully restored wood cruiser, The Tahoe offers public cruises to Thunderbird Lodge, and private charters all around Lake Tahoe.
Tahoe Sport Fishing
Lake Tahoe is well known for its sport fishing where you can catch large Mackinaw Trout and Kokanee Salmon. It’s a great way to get on the lake and have an adventure with family and friends.
Get ready for boating on Lake Tahoe!
Summer is coming quickly, and we know you are ready to get the boat out on the water. There's a few things you need to know before you do, though, and Nicole Cartwright from the Tahoe Resource Conservation District gives us the lowdown.
Summer Fun in South Lake Tahoe
Visiting South Lake Tahoe on a budget? Guest blogger Nurse Frugal shares highlights from her recent visit, including beaches, hiking, running and riding bikes.
Tourists: taking care of Lake Tahoe like it’s your own
Guest blogger Jayme Lamm shares her first summertime visit to South Lake Tahoe, and how it's so easy to fall in love with Big Blue.
Race the Lake of the Sky – a family-fun Lake Tahoe event!
The annual Race the Lake of the Sky draws standup paddle boarders and spectators for a family-friendly, one-of-a-kind Lake Tahoe event!
Summer Safety Tips for Tahoe South
If you’re heading to Tahoe South this summer to escape the heat, remember a few simple safety tips to make sure that your vacation goes as smoothly as possible.
Get Up, Stand Up – Tahoe
Welcome to the Race of the Lake of the Sky. This paddleboard race event is the vision of South Tahoe Standup Paddle and their hard work has turned this vision into a reality.
Beaching it in Tahoe South
Cool mountain air, miles of sandy (yes, real sand) beach and a crystal blue lake that goes for miles — you've reached the shores of Tahoe South. Now what?
Memorial Day Openings around Tahoe South
Planning a visit to Lake Tahoe for the Memorial Day holiday? Perfect timing – there will be plenty of activities to enjoy all weekend long!
Early-spring paddle on Lake Tahoe
Spring is here! What is your favorite route along the Lake Tahoe Water Trail?
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.
First time fishing in Tahoe South
First time fishing? No problem! Find out why Tahoe South is the perfect spot to drop a line.
Behind the scenes of Tahoe time-lapse video
In case you haven’t heard, we love all things Tahoe. We recently came across this awesome 10-month time lapse produced by local resident Justin Majeczky and friends.
Another glorious Tahoe summer
When you ask people about Tahoe, it is often said “they came for the winter, but stayed for the summer.”
Experience Lake Tahoe with Adam Kingman and friends
It’s no secret we love Lake Tahoe, and we are fortunate to call Tahoe South home.
SheJumps SUP Yoga on Lake Tahoe
We met just before 8 am at the newly renovated El Dorado Beach on Tahoe’s South Shore. The water was glassy, which was a good thing, because we were heading out to try yoga on standup paddleboards.
Race the Lake in the Sky: Tahoe SUP Fest
A few weeks back, Tahoe hosted it's first ever professional paddle boarding race and festival, Race the Lake of the Sky.
Sawmill Pond – the perfect place to take kids fishing in Tahoe
We’re gearing up for another year of kids-only fishing at Sawmill Pond! It’s the only fishing experience for kids and only kids 14 years and younger all summer long.
Everything You Need to Know about Camp Richardson Marina in Tahoe
If you’re heading to Camp Richardson for Memorial Day weekend, here’s everything you need to know about the marina for your visit.
Where to get your boat inspected in Lake Tahoe
Boating season is underway in Lake Tahoe and inspection stations for your motorized boats and watercraft are officially open.
Memorial Day summer activities in Tahoe
Whether you’re ready for the beach, boat, golf course or casino entertainment, Memorial Day weekend kicks off summer in South Lake Tahoe in a big way.
Fly Fishing Hotspots In and Near South Lake Tahoe
Lake Tahoe is centered amongst some of the best fly fishing areas in the Sierra Nevada.
Video – relaxing at Lake Tahoe
Sitting on a dock in Lake Tahoe staring into the snowy mountains of Mount Tallac you get a sense of peace and inner serenity.
Après cruise in South Lake Tahoe
After a few days of hard skiing and riding you may want to take it easy and enjoy a cruise on Lake Tahoe.
My New Year’s promise – rediscover Tahoe
My 2012 New Year's resolutions include hooking up the RV to my jeep and heading for South Lake Tahoe!
7 things you need for the best standup paddleboarding experience
SUP can be done by anyone! The only thing that could hold you back from enjoying this sport is if you happen to be extremely balanced challenged or allergic to sun, water and fun.