Things to do
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
What’s The Weather Like In Lake Tahoe?
Over the past few years, the resounding questions we get are around here are “What’s the weather like in Lake Tahoe?” or “When should I come 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 […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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! […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Geotourism explained – traveling with purpose in South Lake Tahoe
Discover geotourism and traveling with purpose in South Lake Tahoe.
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Lake Tahoe Events
Here in Lake Tahoe there’s no shortage of events to keep your calendar full throughout the year. Whether you’re into golf, skiing, concerts or comedians, we have the perfect event for you. Many times throughout the year, people ask what the best South Lake Tahoe events are, so we compiled a list. Here are the […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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. […]
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 […]
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 […]