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
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.
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 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.
City of South Lake Tahoe – Rec Center Youth & Teen Summer Programs
Camp Tadaka, Tahoe Outdoor Adventure Camps, Fun Trips, Evening Activities, Kid’s Night Out and more!
CrossFit 6250′ is proud to offer fitness at a higher level.
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 Mou
DiscWood Disc Golf at Kirkwood Mountain Resort
Experience disc golf at 7,800′ with our notorious DiscWood disc golf course! Praised by visitors and locals alike as one of the West Coast’s most challenging courses, our 18 hole course weaves through the trees and over mountainous terrain.
Dog Sledding – Husky Express
Join 30-year veteran musher Dotty Dennis and her dogs for an exciting and memorable winter adventure. The rides last about an hour. Very limited availability. Call (775) 782-3047
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. Ehrman Mansion is one of the most beautiful historic summer homes on Lake Tahoe, and is open for guide…
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.
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
Fantastic Museum, Gardnerville, NV.
The Fantastic Museum is a collection of American memorabilia, relics, and peculiarities enjoyable whether you are two or 102. The collection consists of technologies, toys, and circus attractions of the past.
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.
Hansen’s Resort & Tubing Hill
A secluded hideaway of seven rustic cabins and two cozy motel rooms on approximately two acres of undeveloped California pine forest. Conveniently located just minutes from the shores of Lake Tahoe, the ski runs of Heavenly, and the casinos. The tubi…
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 Adventure Peak
Located at the top of the Gondola, the first part of the adventure is simply getting there! The 2.4-mile ride up the mountainside in the Gondola is one trip you’ll never forget.
Heli-Vertex Scenic Helicopter Tours
Heli-Vertex Scenic Tours covers every possible angle of Lake Tahoe operating out of the Lake Tahoe Airport in South Lake Tahoe and Truckee Tahoe Airport in North Lake Tahoe. Our tours have been giving people the experience of a lifetime for more than 10 years.
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.
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, choose a ride that’s as challenging or mel
Dogs ok on a leash. Restrooms, Picnic facilities, Fire pits/BBQ grills, no charge for parking.
Lake Tahoe Adventures/Nevada Adventure Company
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, as passenger, on…
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.
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.
50cc Scooter Rentals
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
Slow Rollers Bike Club
Slow Rollers is a beach cruzer bicycle social club established in 2006. Our goal as a group is to ride our bikes and have a good time. We enjoy life at a more relaxed pace, hosting and attending various social and bike events in the Lake Tahoe area.
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 Ice Arena
Full-service NHL size Ice Skating Arena offering daily ice skating, lessons, hockey camps, café, video arcade, party rooms and quality skate rentals, Pro Shop with disc golf disc sales and the friendliest st…
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!
Spooner Lake State Park Mountain Biking Experience
Rising nearly 1,200 feet above Lake Tahoe—offering breathtaking hundred-mile views in all directions—you’ll find Nevada’s mountain biking mecca of Spooner Lake State Park. Just four miles from the south shore of Lake Tahoe, the rocky terrain, towering pin
Summer Camp – Tahoe Institute for Natural Science
Campers age 6-12
Summer Camps with Tahoe Tot Spot
Potty-trained children though age 10.
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 Maritime Museum
The Tahoe Maritime Museum in Homewood is in a 5,800-square-foot facility currently showing casing the exhibit Tahoe’s Gar Wood Legacy, featuring Gar Wood boats from the 1920s to 1930s. The museum also has a children’s interactive area and fun family…
Tahoe Paradise Park
(530) 577-9881. Lake Baron for fishing opportunities as well as excellent calm water for skiing or wake boarding. 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. From these spots, you …
Family fun in South Lake Tahoe! Tubing hills and snowmobile tracks. Part of Sierra Mountain Sports.
Tahoe Tessie’s Summer Camp
Water safety, stand up paddleboard instruction, water games, surfing, paddleboard games and racing paddleboards as a part of “Team Tessie” are a few of the activities to choose from at Tahoe Tessie’s Summer Camp.
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 Blue Streak Zip Line at Heavenly Mountain Resort
Heavenly’s zip line is about whisking thrill-seekers down 3,300 feet in about one minute.
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.
Totally Awesome Kid Camp at Tahoe Tot Spot
Totally Awesome Kid’s Camp is an all around great time for kids during the summer! Kids will enjoy an array of activities including, Yoga, Gymnastics, Games, Cooking, Nature Activities, Arts and Crafts and FUN! You can drop in for a day or pick and choose
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?
This trolley that looks a bit like a San Francisco cable car on wheels operates from the South Y Transit Station to Tahoe City via Highway 89 and Camp Richardson Resort. It will run through Sept. 6; then weekends only until Oct. 3.
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.