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. Get up in the clouds with a ride on the Heavenly Gondola with unmatched panoramas of Lake Tahoe and High Sierra Desert!
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.
Alpine Sierra Tours & Shuttle Service
Guided tours, Shuttle services, and concierge services
Altitude Gym/Training Center
Our classes: Cross Training, All Mountain Endurance, Weight Training, Obstacle Course Training, BasiX, Yoga, Stretch & Mobility, Kenpo Karate, Parkour,“Ninja” Skills for kids ages 4-17, and Open Gym. @Altitude is a place for the whole family to workout year-round, inside and out! Our classes are for every ability level since all workouts can be custom-tailored to you. We welcome ages 4 to 100!
Restrooms, picnic facilities, fire pits/BBQ grills. Day use fee.
Exhibits on the Baldwin family-the former proprietors of the Tallac Hotel, and the Washoe Indian Tribe. Open June through September.
Bijou Community Park
A mile off Hwy 50 is Bijou Community Park with playground, group picnic shelters, bandstand/gazebo, fitness trail, horseshoe pits, game court area, sand volleyball courts, skateboard park (helmets and pads required), 27-hole disc golf course.
Birkholm’s Water Ski School
Birkholm’s provides everything needed for your Water Skiing and Wakeboarding experience on Lake Tahoe.
Blue Granite Climbing Gym
Full-scale rock climbing gym offering rope climbing, bouldering, yoga, and more.
Bohemian Beads & Arts
Bohemian Beads & Arts offers a large selection of art supplies, including canvas, pastels, beads, watercolors, sculpting material and drawing supplies.
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.
Seasonal family camp on the South Shore of Lake Tahoe.
Camp Edgewood is an unparalleled playcare experience dedicated to nurturing each child’s imagination and love of nature.
Camp Richardson Corral
Scenic wilderness horseback rides in summer and wilderness sleigh rides in winter (mid-December).
Camp Shelly is on the south end of Lake Tahoe on highway 89 across from Baldwin Beach. It is run by the Livermore Area Recreation and Parks District on Forest Service land.
Dangberg Home Ranch Historic Park
Guided tours of the historic Dangberg ranch house are available in every season, by reservation. Activities and events take place from April through December. Or, just come relax in the park’s beautiful setting, with a picnic and a view of the Carson Range.
D.L. Bliss and Emerald Bay State Park
Offer the most breathtaking views of the lake, the mountains, and Tahoe’s only island – Fannette Island. Both of these parks have campgrounds, opportunities for hiking, swimming, fishing, and interpretive activities. The D.L. Bliss State Park has a w…
David Walley’s Hot Springs
David Walley’s features six separate mineral pools that range in temperature and a comfortable selection of sauna and steam rooms for you to rejuvenate and rewind.
Discover Lake Tahoe Tours & Bus Rental
South Lake Tahoe’s Premier Sightseeing Tour and Shuttle Bus Charter Company serving Lake Tahoe since 1997. Featuring local tours, tours to San Francisco and Yosemite. Providing transportation for all occasions. With a new addition of two brand new sh…
Discovery Day Camp at Heavenly Mountain Resort
Heavenly’s new summer day camp program, for children ages 5-12, offers an exciting day of exploration and adventure centrally located in the Heavenly Village. Children will begin their day with a scenic 2.4 mile gondola ride up to the top of Heavenly Mountain.
Ed Z’berg Sugar Pine Point State Park
This beautiful park along the shore of Lake Tahoe features a year round operated campground, the Ehrman Mansion and Sugar Pine Point Nature Center.
El Dorado Beach & Boat Ramp
El Dorado Beach and Boat Ramp is across from Campground by the Lake on Hwy 50 and Lakeview Ave. with concessionaire, lakeside picnic and BBQ areas. Boat ramp availability depends on lake level.
Epic Discovery at Heavenly Mountain Resort
Start your day with a ride on the Heavenly gondola with the most incredible views of Lake Tahoe anywhere. Next, take your pick from a wide array of Lake Tahoe summer activities including our ropes courses, zip lines, mountain coaster or a family hike at 9,000 feet. Finally nosh on a delicious lunch of burgers and BBQ at Tamarack Lodge. Summer adventure rises to a whole new level at Heavenly!
Explore Tahoe : An Urban Trailhead
Explore Tahoe, located on the bottom floor of the Heavenly Village Transit Center, and billed as an “urban trailhead” by its designers, entwines a wealth of natural history, recreation, and transportation information.
Fallen Leaf Marina
The Marina is open from Memorial Day until the end of September. Always call ahead to verify (530) 544-0787
FitKid Summer Sports Camp
In partnership with Barton Health’s Tahoe Center for Orthopedics, these week-long summer sports camps focus on improving kids’ overall health, wellness, athletic performance and building friendships.
Forever Dance Studio
Classic dance classes, Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Musical Theater, Hip Hop, Tumbling…
Full Access Tahoe
Full Access Tahoe is a company that rents out recreational vehicles so that you can enjoy all of the beautiful views around the South Lake Tahoe area.
Gatekeeper’s Cabin Museum
Situated on the south bank of the Truckee river – Lake Tahoe’s only outlet, the original cabin, built in 1909, served as the home of the resident gatekeeper, whose duties included the measuring and regulation of Tahoe’s water level.
Take the Heavenly Gondola from the heart of South Lake Tahoe 2.4 miles up the mountainside. May 24-26, 10:00am-4:00pm | June 14 – Sept 1, 10:00am-5:00pm, daily | Sept 2-29, 10:00am-4:00pm, Fri/Sat/Sun
Heavenly Mountain Resort Ropes Challenge Courses
Test your skills as you conquer one of the three new ropes courses, featuring rope bridges, swinging logs, cargo nets, ladders, walkways and other climbing features, all within the safety of a harness.
Heavenly Tubing Hill (summer and winter!)
Breeze down the amazing 500-foot-long hill, with a 65 foot vertical drop – without snow or water! A specially designed tubing surface on the mountain will keep you giggling and gliding all summer long. Minimum height requirement is 42 inches.
Heavenly Village Cinema
8-Plex, THX Certified movie theater. Unbelievable sound & picture quality. Plus, real butter popcorn. Come enjoy the show.
Heavenly Village Mini Golf
Summer: 19 hole miniature golf. $8 for Adults. $6 for Children. Open Daily from 10am to 10pm
Heavenly Village Outdoor Ice Skating Rink
Enjoy the music, lights, and the wonderful winter ambiance of South Shore’s only outdoor ice-rink. Open 10:00 AM – 8:00 PM.
Heavenly’s Epic Discovery
The extraordinary vacation is only a gondola ride away where a variety of activities are awaiting your discovery. Learn and play with your family on our mountain coaster, climbing walls, tubing, and hiking trails. Enjoy lunch at Tamarack Lodge surrounded by Tahoe’s unmatched scenery.
Hellman-Ehrman Mansion Tours
At Ed Z’berg Sugar Pine Point State Park
Ice Skating at Heavenly Village
Music and fun on the only open-air ice rink in Tahoe. Winters only. Skate rentals are included with admission. The ice rink is happy to host birthday parties, business group parties and more.
Ice Skating Lake Tahoe Ice Arena
Lake Tahoe Ice Arena is the only year-round, indoor ice arena open for public skating. Home of the Tahoe Grizzlies, Cubs in-house hockey program.
Inversion Gym Tahoe
Trampoline, Tumbling, Acrobatics, Aerial Arts & Gymnastics. (530) 544-FLIP
Kahle Community Center & Park
Whether you are in town for a day or a year-round resident, we welcome you to our first class community center. Gymnasium, Fitness Area, Indoor Walking/Jogging Track, Indoor Playground, Climbing Wall, Snack Bar, Classes, Facility Rentals.
Kids Summer Camps from CONNECT – Lake Tahoe Community College
Kids Workshops range from fun outdoor activities and camps to arts and even educational support. CONNECT Kids workshops will get your children moving, thinking and being productive.
Kirkwood Mountain Bike Park
The Kirkwood Mountain Bike Park offers an exciting network of lift accessed trails from beginner through advanced. Our network of rugged trails take you through spectacular terrain high above the Kirkwood valley.
Dogs ok on a leash. Restrooms, Picnic facilities, Fire pits/BBQ grills, no charge for parking.
Lake Tahoe Adventures
Scenic backcountry tours led by experienced, professional guides. Drive ATVs on the world-famous Rubicon Trail or the dramatic desert of Nevada, snowmobile in beautiful Hope Valley, or ride in a rugged Jeep or the amazing Hummer.
Lake Tahoe Balloons
Hot Air Balloon adventures over Lake Tahoe (operates approximately May thru October) and the Carson Valley (operates approximately November thru April). Sunrise flights offered seven days a week, weather permitting. Reservations are required.
Lake Tahoe Kayak Rentals
At Lake Tahoe Kayak Rentals we strive to provide you the best experience possible. We rent all types of kayaks, Including Fishing Kayaks and Tandem Kayaks. Delivered to you! All of our kayaks come with a paddle, PFD(personal floatation device), and 1 dry
Lake Tahoe Paragliding
With no prior paragliding experience, you can soar over beautiful Lake Tahoe with a professional USHPA Certified Tandem Instructor. With a quick gear orientation and brief pre-flight instruction, you will be soaring above Lake Tahoe.
Lake Tahoe Pétanque Club
The Lake Tahoe Pétanque Club is an informal, casual club and welcomes players of all abilities, ages and nationalities. All we need is dirt, balls and a pig.
Lake Tahoe Photo Workshops with Jon Paul
Specializing in private field workshops & photo tours, which are available year round for individuals or small groups here in Lake Tahoe, or anywhere in the world.
M.S. Dixie II Paddlewheeler
Departing from historic Zephyr Cove, NV, just minutes north of Stateline on Hwy. 50, and operated by Zephyr Cove Resort & Marina, the M.S. Dixie II has been voted “Best Boat Cruise” at Tahoe for ten years running and hosts scenic dinner/dance and sig…
Magic Fusion at the Loft Theatre & Lounge
Magic Fusion, Lake Tahoe’s only year-round, high-energy, family-friendly production show inside The Loft Theatre in the Heavenly Village features award-winning magicians from around the world.
Marcia Sarosik’s Dance Studio
Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Hip Hop, Boys Classes and more…
Mormon Station State Historic Park
Mormon Station is the site of Nevada’s first permanent non-native settlement. A replica of the original trading post, built in 1851, houses a museum with pioneer-era artifacts. Picnic and group use facilities are available. Mormon Station is located in the small town of Genoa
Nevada Beach is a long, wide sandy beach with several picnic tables that are accessible via a paved sidewalk. The beach is 5 miles north of South Lake Tahoe. (775) 588-5562
Nordic Ski Center at the Lake Tahoe Community College
Over five kilometers of groomed XC and skate trails! (530) 541-4660 ext. 717
Organic Ice – Gourmet Shaved Ice
Say goodbye to artificial preservatives, because our snow cones are entirely ORGANIC! We use an authentic Hawaiian style ice shaver with certified organic and gluten-free syrups made from natural flavors with no added corn syrup. The end result is a sum
Pickleball at the South Lake Tahoe Recreation Center
Pickleball is a paddle sport that combines the elements of tennis, badminton, and ping-pong.
Restrooms, Picnic facilities, Fire pits/BBQ grills, day use fee.
Pro Powder Guides
Lake Tahoe’s independent, affordable family instructor mountain guides. Safely building beginner to advanced skills for skiing, boarding, snowshoeing and alpine sightseeing.
Puzzle Room Tahoe
Puzzle Room Tahoe is an escape game. Come with friends, family or co-workers for 60 minutes of brain teasing fun and challenges.
Regan Beach is a couple of blocks down Lakeview Avenue at Sacramento Avenue and has restrooms, handicapped restrooms, picnic facilities, a snack bar, volleyball, playground and grassy areas. No parking fee.
Rum Runner Yacht Emerald Bay Cruise from Camp Richardson Resort & Marina
55′ boat with two decks, one is enclosed and the other is open on the top deck. Two-hour cruise to Emerald Bay. 1pm and 3 pm. No food served on the boat, but you can bring you own snacks. $39 for adults, $20 for 12 years and younger.
Sawmill Pond – Kids Fishing
Forestry Department stocks this pond for children under 15 years of age to get hooked on fishing.
Sierra Mountain Sports
Snowmobile circle track, tubing hill, ski & snowboard rentals, boat & RV, fishing charters and more!
Skatehouse – Indoor Skateboarding
Prices start at $10 for two hours. Hours vary. For more information call (530) 542-1608 or (530) 318-6806
Sky Combat Ace
Sky Combat Ace invites thrill-seekers to perform aerobatics high above the Sierra Nevada mountains!
Soaring combines excitement with quiet serenity and you glide above one of the most beautiful regions in the world. Give a gift to yourself or a loved one and experience an unforgettable ride of your life
South Lake Tahoe BMX Bike Track
Open through October 1. All ages, abilities and mountain bikes welcome. Sanctioned by the American Bicycle Association. Helmets, long pants and long-sleeves are required while riding.
South Lake Tahoe Park and Recreation Department
South Lake Tahoe Parks and Recreation/ Swim Pool Complex
Open year-round and centrally located on the south shore, the Complex offers a variety of facilities and programs for adults, youth, and teens: playground, outdoor sand volleyball court, BBQ, multi-use gym, weight room and a 25 yard, six-lane pool.
South Tahoe Water Taxi
Catch our Water Taxi from Camp Richardson Marina to/from Round Hill Pines Resort Marina, located just past the casinos at Round Hill. Through Labor Day.
South Tahoe Adventure Recreation (STAR) Summer Camp
Our focus is on the kids, their adventures, outdoor recreation, health, and fun.
South Tahoe Standup Paddle
Standup Paddleboard South Lake Tahoe. Rentals, sales, events, lessons, tours, weekly series – everything SUP!
Summer Camp – Tahoe Institute for Natural Science
Campers age 6-12
Lake Tahoe’s only Venetian Gondola Company.
Tahoe Bleu Wave
Aboard the Tahoe Bleu Wave, we strive to make your time with us a true “Tahoe Experience” – an experience from routine. From the minute you step aboard, you know – this is the way to experience Tahoe: All of our public cruises are “all inclusive” wh…
Tahoe’s Favorite Family Fun Center! Open 7 days a week.
Tahoe Jack’s Adventure Authority
Providing Lake Tahoe tours, activities, and expeditions for those seeking a family-friendly outdoor adventure during their Lake Tahoe vacation. Tours and activities include kayaking, hiking, mountain biking, rock climbing, overnight backpacking, snorkeling, kiteboarding, snowshoeing, moon & star tours and wilderness survival courses.
Tahoe Jet Boats
Lake Tahoe’s captained Speed Boat Rental, Boat Rides, Sunset Cruises, Photo Tours, Water-ski, Tubing & Wake-board Instruction.
Tahoe Paradise Park
(530) 577-9881. Lake Baron for fishing opportunities as well as excellent calm water for skiing or wakeboarding. Tennis courts and the clubhouse, which features a wading pool and full-size roasting spit.
Tahoe Photographic Tours
Each private photography tour begins when a luxury SUV picks you up from your South Lake Tahoe hotel. You’ll be driven to select Lake Tahoe vantage points, known primarily by locals and those intimately familiar with the lake.
Tahoe Rim Trail Youth Backcountry Camps
Join an intimate group of 12 youth, ages 12-14 or 14-17, on an exciting and challenging adventure to discover and experience firsthand the beauty of the Lake Tahoe region with the Tahoe Rim Trail Association (TRTA) and Tahoe Institute for Natural Science (TINS).
Family fun in South Lake Tahoe! Tubing hills and snowmobile tracks. Part of Sierra Mountain Sports.
Tahoe Sport Fishing
Get ready to spend an unforgettable afternoon fishing on beautiful Lake Tahoe!
Tahoe Thunder – High Speed Boat Ride to Emerald Bay
The ultimate in adrenaline rides on Lake Tahoe! Tahoe Thunder offers Tahoe’s fastest speedboat ride! Take this unforgettable ride to Emerald Bay to see the breathtaking scenery of Tahoe’s most photographed attraction.
Tahoe Tot Spot Play Center & Toy Store
Open Play, Gymnastics, Music & Art Classes, Birthday Parties, and Toys Store featuring Melissa and Doug products. Open Play for 0-5 years and Classes for up to age 10.
Tahoe Toys and Treasures
A Toy store, Children’s clothing store, Arts & Crafts supply store.
Tahoe Training Camps
Offering high elevation residential and day soccer camps for all soccer players. These camps include Tahoe adventure activities & leadership development.
Tahoe Trout Farm
Open Memorial Day Weekend through Labor Day.
Tahoe Wake Tubing
“Tahoe Wake Tubing will tow you to the most beautiful beaches, coves and aquamarine bays on a 4 person wake tube behind the safest speedboat on Lake Tahoe.”
Tahoes Old Time Photos
At the Heavenly Village inside Up Shirt Creek.Pose in their authentic period costumes. Be transformed into Bonnie and Clyde, John Wayne or a sultry flapper girl.
Taylor Creek Sno-Park
Hwy. 89 north of Camp Richardson. California State Park: This short little hill is mostly for small children and timid new beginners. The crowds are light and lots of beginner fun. Daily Passes: $5, Seasonal Pass: $25. Seasonal Pass (November 1 – May 30).
Taylor Creek Visitor Center and Stream Profile Chamber
Located on Hwy 89 three miles north of South Lake Tahoe offers numerous self-guided trails with award winning signs. An underground chamber features a cut-away of the stream so visitors can view fish behind the glass. Take the 1/2 mile loop on the fu…
Tennis – Zephyr Cove Tennis Club
Zephyr Cove Tennis Club. South Lake’s only fully functioning, all age tennis club with programs and events for all ability levels.
The Most Beautiful Drive in America
To guide you through many of the natural and man-made wonders in the Lake Tahoe Basin, all on The Most Beautiful Drive in America.
The Warp Zone
We Buy Trade and Sell games, movies (say what…only 2 dollar dvd’s) consoles, and everything needed for gaming.
Thunderbird Lodge Cruise & Tour with Cruise Tahoe
Step back in time as you board our 1950 wood cruiser to the historic Thunderbird Lodge. The Cruise includes a light continental breakfast, walking tour of the Thunderbird Lodge and picnic style lunch on the property. Tuesdays through Saturdays.
Trapped In Tahoe
Locally owned entertainment business designed to bring to life the most fun and creative puzzles you have ever experienced! You and a group of fellow adventurers will be locked in one of our theme rooms. Follow the clues and you just might get out alive! You will have one hour to escape! Are you brave enough to try?
Vikingsholm Castle Tour
Considered one of the finest examples of Scandinavian architecture in North America, Vikingsholm castle sits on the shore of Emerald Bay with astonishing views of Lake Tahoe. Built in 1929, according to the wish of Lora J. Knight.
Wanna Ride – Tahoe Bike Shuttle & Tours
Located in beautiful South Lake Tahoe, we provide mountain bike shuttle service, guided tours or self-guided rides with our Inclusive Ride Packages. Open June through October.
Windsong Sailing Yacht
Offering 2 hr sailing excursion on this 65 ft sailing yacht.
Zephyr Cove Beach
Restrooms, handicapped restrooms, Marina (Summer seasonal), picnic facilities and BBQ grills. Day use/parking fee.
Zephyr Cove Park Disc Golf
Famous Disc Golf Course
Zephyr Cove Snowmobile Center
Fun for everyone, with tours for first-time riders as well as experienced snowmobilers. Located four miles from Stateline casinos, Zephyr Cove Snowmobile Center offers free shuttle service, clothing rentals, and Yamaha touring snowmobiles.
Zephyr Cove Stables
Guided Horseback Trails Rides Daily AND Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Rides!Minimum of 10 Bookings for Meal RidesExplore The High Sierra Wilderness Scenic Trails with Lake Views Friendly, Courteous Cowboys. Families & Groups Welcome. Minimum Age 7 Years Weigh…
Zephyr Point Summer Day Camp
You don’t need to look too far from home for an incredible summer experience! At Zephyr Point, your child will experience fun and adventure on the special piece of God’s creation known as Lake Tahoe.