Tahoe is a pristine mountain locale boasting crystal clear lakes, impressive mountains, and multitudes of fun to be had. Whether it’s summer or winter, spring or fall – there’s always something exciting and adventurous for the whole family to do in this paradise.
Tahoe is home to 9 world-class ski resorts, so skiing and snowboarding are obvious choices for a terrific time. With 22,000 acres of skiable terrain, there’s a plethora of options for anyone from the beginner to the advanced winter sport enthusiast.
Ski resorts even offer fun activities for those who are not inspired to strap on skis or a snowboard. Many resorts offer thrilling tubing and sledding courses, pleasurable snow shoe hiking trails, and deluxe luxury spas for the vacationer looking for a more relaxing getaway. The finest cuisine will also be found in mountain paradise resorts, so save room for a delicious meal or two!
Off the Beaten Path
Plenty of fun can be had in the National Forest as well. Cross country ski trails offer a unique getaway from the crowds. Snow shoeing on snow-covered hiking trails is another popular option that offers beautiful vistas of high mountain peaks and the one of a kind Lake Tahoe. Make up a thermos of hot chocolate and head off for an adventure through the beautiful forests of Tahoe.
If you’re looking for a more extreme outdoor adventure, consider a wilderness backpacking trip. Gather your high performance gear to keep you warm and protected from the elements, then choose your backcountry permit and head for the hills with map in hand.
The summer months in Tahoe bring pleasantly warm weather for adventuring and relaxing alike. With 72 miles of shoreline around Lake Tahoe, opportunities abound.
There is a beach for everybody’s liking around Lake Tahoe. From white sandy beaches to smooth polished pebbles, wide open spaces and rocky outcrops for jumping and diving- you won’t be disappointed.
Kayaking and canoeing are great ways to get a little exercise while exploring the beautiful sights around the lake. You might even try the new fad of stand up paddle boarding to challenge your balance and get a full body workout.
If paddling isn’t your thing, maybe rent a ski boat and try your hand at waterskiing, wakeboarding. Fishing is also a popular sport among the Tahoe locals.
Away from the lake, you’ll find an incredible amount of wilderness hiking trails that lead to high mountain lakes and beautiful views. Some even are open to mountain biking if you’re seeking a thrilling descent!
Hundreds of campsites make for a unique way to get back to your roots and immerse yourself in nature. Some can be found near the lake shores while others are tucked away high in the remote places of the mountains.