Things to Do in South Lake Tahoe in Winter

South Lake Tahoe may be known in the area for its beautiful beaches, but it doesn’t need to be sunny or warmer than 70 degrees for you to find fun. Things to do in South Lake Tahoe in winter range from outdoor diversions that let you revel in the snow to indoor happenings that keep you toasty.

Tahoe is known for its majestic snowy slopes in the winter season, and South Lake Tahoe winter activities cater to those who prefer their that sports involve snow. Skiers and snowboarders of all levels of experience can find scenic trails that will have them zipping down the mountains. Turn your time outdoors into a sightseeing adventure with cross-country skiing, a snowmobile tour or a snowshoe trek. Looking for some new gear? Sports stores and rental companies can outfit you with the latest equipment, so you can get what you need for all the things to do in South Lake Tahoe in winter in no time at all! And if you prefer the type of winter sports that don’t require much agility or skill, snowtubing with the family is a good time for everyone. Being outdoors doesn’t always require using skis, snowboards or snowtubes, either — an energizing hike along South Lake Tahoe’s mountain and shoreline trails provides an excellent way to check out the environment around you. If you’re feeling extra daring, a helicopter tour lets you revel in a birds-eye view of Lake Tahoe and offers excellent photo opportunities.

Many Things To Do in South Lake Tahoe in Winter

Not all the things to do in South Lake Tahoe in winter are outdoors. Head inside to warm up with cozy vibes and entertainment. Visit a bar or a club to check out the local nightlife. How would you like to create artistic masterpieces while sipping on cocktails? Do you want to try your hand at poker at one of the casinos? Ever been to a distillery? You have a chance to try any and all of these happenings in South Lake Tahoe. Check out the listings below to see which South Lake Tahoe winter activities catch your eye.

Winter Things to Do by Category

Bleu Wave Cruises

South Lake Tahoe Winter Activity
2435 Venice Drive, South Lake Tahoe, CA
(775) 588-9283

Bleu Wave Cruises is a luxurious way to see Lake Tahoe from the water. From its home base in Tahoe Keys Marina, the boat fits 47 people and is fully decked...read more

Bleu Wave Cruises is a luxurious way to see Lake Tahoe from the water. From...read more

Bliss Experiences

4000 Lake Tahoe Boulevard, Tahoe Village Center, South Lake Tahoe, NV
(775) 580-7224

Bliss Experiences curates and customizes opportunities for connection to nature and yourself. Join them for classes, events and workshops both at their...read more

Bliss Experiences curates and customizes opportunities for connection to nature and yourself. Join them for...read more

Hang Gliding Tahoe

2640 E. College Parkway, Carson City, NV
(775) 772-8232

You love Lake Tahoe, and you feel as if you’ve seen all the sights it has to offer. But as the old saying goes, you ain’t seen nothing yet ... not until you...read more

You love Lake Tahoe, and you feel as if you’ve seen all the sights it...read more

Heavenly Gondola

South Lake Tahoe Winter Activity
1001 Heavenly Village Way, South Lake Tahoe, CA
(775) 586-7000

The Gondola launches from Heavenly Village and takes guests on a ride more than 2 miles up the mountain. Summer or winter, the views of Lake Tahoe and the...read more

The Gondola launches from Heavenly Village and takes guests on a ride more than 2...read more

Lake Tahoe Sightseeing Tours & Cruises

South Lake Tahoe Winter Activity
Various Locations, South Lake Tahoe, CA
(800) 987-9852
Marvel at Lake Tahoe's stunning scenery with Lake Tahoe Sightseeing Tours & Cruises. With a cruise on the lake on the Bleu Wave, you will...read more
Marvel at Lake Tahoe's stunning scenery with Lake Tahoe Sightseeing Tours & Cruises. With a...read more

Nor-Cal Charters

South Lake Tahoe Winter Activity
300 U.S. HIghway 50, Zephyr Cove, NV
(530) 318-1981

Nor-Cal Charters specializes in once-in-a-lifetime Tahoe fishing excursions. On their boats, Upside and The Professor, the professional...read more

Nor-Cal Charters specializes in once-in-a-lifetime Tahoe fishing excursions. On their boats, Upside and The Professor, the professional...read more

Osmosis Lounge

South Lake Tahoe Winter Activity
2074 Lake Tahoe Boulevard, Unit 7, South Lake Tahoe, CA
(530) 494-9312

Osmosis Lounge is your gateway to enhanced wellness, holistic treatment for medical conditions and a path to reverse the effects of aging. It is designed...read more

Osmosis Lounge is your gateway to enhanced wellness, holistic treatment for medical conditions and a...read more

Spa Edgewood

Stateline, NV Winter Activity
180 Lake Parkway, Stateline, NV
(888) 881-8659

Spa Edgewood at Edgewood Tahoe Resort expertly balances the personalized service and curated design of a boutique spa with the services, facilities and top-...read more

Spa Edgewood at Edgewood Tahoe Resort expertly balances the personalized service and curated design of a boutique spa with the services,...read more

Tahoe Forest Baths

Stateline, NV Winter Activity
209 Kingsbury Grade, Suite 3E, third floor, Stateline, NV
(530) 208-8997

Tahoe Forest Baths offers Cedar Enzyme Baths, a unique spa experience based on a time-honored Japanese tradition that is gaining in popularity around the...read more

Tahoe Forest Baths offers Cedar Enzyme Baths, a unique spa experience based on a time-honored...read more

Tahoe Helicopters

South Lake Tahoe Winter Activity
1901 Lisa Maloff Way #106, South Lake Tahoe, CA
(530) 544-2211

There may not be a better way to take in the true beauty of Lake Tahoe than from a helicopter. Tahoe Helicopters offers every style of tour possible...read more

There may not be a better way to take in the true beauty of Lake...read more

Tahoe Sport Fishing

South Lake Tahoe Winter Activity
Multiple locations

Tahoe Sport Fishing is Lake Tahoe's only U.S. Coast Guard-certified fishing fleet. An experienced crew and a fleet of seven boats put you right where...read more

Tahoe Sport Fishing is Lake Tahoe's only U.S. Coast Guard-certified fishing fleet. An experienced crew...read more

The Loft Theatre, Lounge & Dining / Magic Fusion Show

South Lake Tahoe Winter Activity
1001 Heavenly Village Way, South Lake Tahoe, CA
(530) 523-8024

A combination of live theater, high-end lounge and tapas-style dining, The Loft Theatre Magic & Comedy Theatre offers the full package for a fun night...read more

A combination of live theater, high-end lounge and tapas-style dining, The Loft Theatre Magic & Comedy...read more