Squaw Valley Gondola

Including Squaw Valley Chairlifts

For those familiar with the things to do in Squaw Valley, you likely have visions of gondola rides whisking you away up the mountain to reach the steep, thrilling runs. The Squaw Valley gondola is more than a means of reaching the starting point for the ski runs; riders of all ages also enjoy partaking in this fun thing to do in Squaw Valley. From the departure point at the base of the mountain, riders take a seven-minute journey upwards and marvel at the views as they climb higher over the valley. Riding a Squaw Valley gondola is the go-to way to access High Camp, a spot of winter recreation, delicious food and drinks and breathtaking views of Lake Tahoe. Squaw Valley gondolas operate seasonally, so be sure to check the schedules in advance for times and admission prices.

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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Nevada Museum of Art

160 W. Liberty Street, Reno, NV
(775) 329-3333

As the only accredited art museum in the state, Nevada Museum of Art is a beacon of culture in the High Sierra. The museum is in Reno, about an hour's drive from the Tahoe area. The permanent collections are extensive and stunning, and the changing exhibitions keep things fresh, even for regular visitors. The museum offers three floors of exhibits, usually with varying themes and styles. Most exhibits...read more

As the only accredited art museum in the state, Nevada Museum of Art is a beacon of...read more

River Ranch Lodge & Restaurant

Alpine Meadows, CA Thing to Do
2285 River Road, Tahoe City, CA
(530) 583-4264

River Ranch is a landmark destination and locals' favorite year-round, but it really comes alive in the summer. Nestled on the banks of the Truckee River, River Ranch has a perfect position to catch people tubing down the mellow rapids during the heat of the summer. They have an open patio that frames the last rapids that tubers ride before disembarking. The patio is home to an outdoor bar...read more

River Ranch is a landmark destination and locals' favorite year-round, but it really comes alive in...read more

Squaw Bikes

3039 Highway 89, Olympic Valley, CA
(530) 581-3399

One of the greatest ways to see Lake Tahoe is via bicycle. With miles of dirt trails, bike routes and paved roads, there is fun to be had no matter what your age or athletic ability. To help make this outdoor activity simple, Squaw Bikes is conveniently located at the corner of Highway 89 and the entrance to Squaw Valley. From cruisers to high-level mountain...read more

One of the greatest ways to see Lake Tahoe is via bicycle. With miles of...read more

The Village at Squaw Valley

The Village at Squaw Valley
1750 Village East Road, Olympic Valley, CA
(800) 403-0206

The Village at Squaw Valley is northern California's example of a ski hamlet, offering lodging, dining, shopping, activities and events, all close to the slopes of Squaw Valley. Lodge rooms all have views of the mountains and are located a few steps from the various base area ski lifts. Rooms are situated above the plethora of shops and restaurants with balconies looking out over the hustle...read more

The Village at Squaw Valley is northern California's example of a ski hamlet, offering lodging,...read more