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

Around Tahoe Tours

889 Tahoe Boulevard, Incline Village, NV
(775) 345-5966

Around Tahoe Tours is your best bet for getting a true feel and knowledge of the Tahoe area. Created by Chris and Darin Talbot, the tour agency is a culmination of their knowledge that began when they moved to the area in 1977. Tours range from in-person, private tours to group tours to self-guided audio tours. The tours focus on all of the various areas of...read more

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Benko Art Gallery

South Lake Tahoe Winter Activity
3979 Lake Tahoe Boulevard, #2, South Lake Tahoe, CA
(530) 600-3264

There are many art galleries at Tahoe where visitors can find beautiful images of the scenic landscape. But now there is a gallery with a bit more of a contemporary edge in South Lake Tahoe; its pieces are every bit as beautiful but a tad out of the ordinary. Benko Art Gallery carries works from artists who see things with a fresh eye and convey...read more

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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 the Tahoe Keys Marina, the boat fits 49 people and is fully decked out to host a grand wedding or extravagant get-together. Complete with a stocked bar, fireplace, private lounge, stateroom, fly-bridge, gigantic party bow, restrooms and full climate controlled indoor facilities, Bleu Wave Cruises has all...read more

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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’ve seen it from the air, piloting your own aircraft over the Carson Range and into the Tahoe Basin. With Hang Gliding Tahoe, you fly a powered hang glider with an instructor along...read more

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Hard Rock Casino Gaming

Hard Rock Hotel & Casino
Stateline, NV Winter Activity
50 U.S. Highway 50, Stateline, NV
(775) 588-1010

As one of the most recently refurnished resorts at South Shore, the casino floor of the Hard Rock is a feast for the senses. Rich and vibrant without being garish, buzzing with activity without being overwhelming, the gaming area offers hundreds of video poker and slot machines as well as two dozen table games including blackjack, craps, roulette and pokers such as...read more

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Hard Rock Hotel & Casino

Hard Rock Hotel & Casino
Stateline, NV Winter Activity
50 U.S. Highway 50, Stateline, NV
(775) 588-1010

In the 1960s and '70s, South Shore had the Sahara Tahoe, and Elvis Presley was a regular performer there. In the '80s, it became the High Sierra, and in the '90s it was known as the Horizon. Fast-forward to the present and we now have the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, the newest of the Stateline resorts. The showroom is now known as Vinyl, an...read more

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Lake Tahoe Sightseeing Cruises

South Lake Tahoe Winter Activity
MS Dixie Departure, 760 U.S. Highway 50, Zephyr Cove, NV
(800) 987-9852
Bleu Wave Departure, 2435 Venice Drive, South Lake Tahoe, CA
(800) 987-9852
Lake Tahoe's stunning emerald waters are at your fingertips with a venture on one of the many Lake Tahoe Sightseeing Cruises offered in the area. There are plenty of options to choose from, each of them exploring the historic landmarks and points of interest that make Lake Tahoe so popular. Visitors will have a wondrous time exploring places such as Emerald Bay and the historic Vikingsholm...read more
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Powder House Ski & Snowboard

Shops at Heavenly Village
South Lake Tahoe Winter Activity
4215 Lake Tahoe Boulevard, Unit K, South Lake Tahoe, CA
(530) 600-3660
1001 Heavenly Village Way, #15, South Lake Tahoe, CA
(530) 541-3649
1 Lake Parkway, South Lake Tahoe, CA
(530) 541-6655
3535 Lake Tahoe Boulevard, South Lake Tahoe, CA
(530) 544-1685
3668 Lake Tahoe Boulevard, South Lake Tahoe, CA
(530) 542-1031
3930 Lake Tahoe Boulevard, South Lake Tahoe, CA
(530) 541-6622
1133 Skl Run Boulevard, South Lake Tahoe, CA
(530) 541-7470
4045 Lake Tahoe Boulevard, South Lake Tahoe, CA
(530) 542-6222
1001 Heavenly Village Way, #20, South Lake Tahoe, CA
(530) 541-6422

Powder House has been around since 1994 and has grown into a ski and snowboard rental shop empire at South Shore. They carry all the latest clothing and apparel and also have sister stores in a wide range of resort town retail lines. There are nine affiliated locations for snow sports equipment and clothing, so there’s one close to you no matter where you are...read more

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Spa Edgewood

Edgewood Tahoe
Stateline, NV Winter Activity
180 Lake Parkway, Stateline, NV
(888) 769-1924

Spa Edgewood at Edgewood Tahoe expertly balances the personalized service and curated design of a boutique spa with the services, facilities and top-notch products expected of a world-class resort. Awarded four stars in 2020 by Forbes Travel Guide, the spa features an ever-expanding range of quality wellness offerings for those seeking all-encompassing relaxation and rejuvenation in a luxurious mountain-modern atmosphere.

 

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Tahoe Helicopters

South Lake Tahoe Winter Activity
1901 Airport Road, #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 to accommodate those who would like a bird's eye view of things. From waterfall excursions to sunset flights, from circumnavigation of the lake to exploring one specific area, there's something for everyone. The flights are perfect for...read more

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Tahoe Ski Company

South Lake Tahoe Winter Activity
3131 Harrison Avenue, South Lake Tahoe, CA
(530) 600-0267

As a premier South Lake Tahoe snow equipment rental outfitter, Tahoe Ski Company is the perfect place to get every type of non-motorized device needed for snow-centered fun. Their shop, located near the base of Heavenly Mountain Resort, is filled with skis and snowboards for all levels. They also offer sleds, cross-country skis, snowshoes and other implements for enjoying the snow. To make the day...read more

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Tahoe Snowmobiles

Stateline, NV Winter Activity
50 U.S. Highway 50, Stateline, NV
(530) 542-3294
2500 Emerald Bay Road, South Lake Tahoe, CA
(530) 542-3294

Looking for a winter adventure for the whole family? Tahoe Snowmobiles offers snowmobiling and tubing (location and weather permitting). You'll make long-lasting memories with these fun adventures. All you have to do is show up and enjoy your snowy adventure! Reserve your spot by booking online. read more

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