Tahoe City Summer Activities

The people in Tahoe City look forward to the months with warmer air and longer days and with good reason too: Tahoe City activities offer a hub of outdoor opportunities. Tahoe City summer activities celebrate the town’s joint beach and mountain environments. Whether you want to spend a summer day basking on a sunny and sandy beach or hiking through picturesque mountain trails, Tahoe City summer activities keep you in close proximity to both. If you’re visiting, a group or private tour around Lake Tahoe and the towns will help you acclimate to the atmosphere and increase your knowledge of the area. Or see the area from a different perspective with a Tahoe City summer activity such as a paddleboat cruise on Lake Tahoe, perfect for a family outing or romantic excursion. In the summer, lots of Tahoe City summer things to do feature the lake, and you can explore beaches ranging from popular to secluded and try activities like SUPing, kayaking or exploring the nearby trails. Ever tried water skiing? Water skiing classes can have you zipping around the lake in no time at all. When the sun goes down, concerts and movie screenings can also be found on the beach.

Explore With Tahoe City Summer Activities

Tahoe City summer activities aren’t just beach and water related. The state parks offer a plethora of trails that lead you around some of the best views of Lake Tahoe. And don’t forget to spend time enjoying the laid-back and friendly town itself. Visit farmers markets to check out local fare, or take in the artistic talents in the area while expanding yours with art galleries and art classes. The variety of Tahoe City activities will keep you busy and entertained on land and on the lake during the summer.  Check out the listings below to learn more!

Tahoe City Summer Activities by Category

All Fired Up at The Hot Spot: Paint Your Own Pottery, Candle Making and More

Tahoe City Summer Activity
475 North Lake Boulevard, #106, Tahoe City, CA
(530) 584-2828

If you are looking for a place to express your creative side, All Fired Up at The Hot Spot can help. A sanctuary for creation in the form of pottery...read more

If you are looking for a place to express your creative side, All Fired Up...read more

Burton Creek State Park

7360 West Lake Boulevard, Tahoma, CA
(530) 525-7232

Explore the untouched beauty of Burton Creek State Park, just outside

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Explore the untouched beauty of Burton Creek State Park,

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Ed Z'Berg Sugar Pine Point State Park

West Shore Summer Activity
CA State Park Road, Tahoma, CA
(530) 525-7232

Ed Z'Berg Sugar Pine Point State Park is your best bet for winter camping. Also open with a larger selection of sites in the summer, the park is positioned...read more

Ed Z'Berg Sugar Pine Point State Park is your best bet for winter camping. Also...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

Sunnyside Marina & Watersports

West Shore Summer Activity
1850 West Lake Boulevard, Tahoe City, CA
(530) 583-7201

Sunnyside Watersports offers several different rental options such as power boats, surf boats and pontoon boats in addition to Jet Skis, kayaks and standup...read more

Sunnyside Watersports offers several different rental options such as power boats, surf boats and pontoon...read more

Tahoe Art Haus & Cinema

Tahoe City Summer Activity
475 North Lake Boulevard, Tahoe City, CA
(530) 584-2431

Tahoe Art Haus & Cinema is not a regular movie theater. With leather rocking seats and comfy couches in the theater and a bar serving...read more

Tahoe Art Haus & Cinema is not a regular movie theater. With leather rocking seats and...read more

Tahoe City Kayak

Tahoe City Summer Activity
Multiple locations

Through their retail location in Tahoe City and rental beach-side location at Commons Beach, Tahoe City Kayak offers everything you could need if you...read more

Through their retail location in Tahoe City and rental beach-side location at Commons Beach, Tahoe...read more

Truckee River 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...read more

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

If you want to tackle the Tahoe trails or put in some time on the lake, you’ll get the most from your outing if you're in good physical shape. A Santé ...read more

Air Tahoe is an air charter company, offering private chartered flights. Based out of the Truckee-Tahoe Airport, Air Tahoe operates a Piper Meridian...read more

Big Blue Adventure hosts a variety of sporting events in and around the Lake Tahoe and Truckee areas. When summer arrives, Big Blue Adventure’s events...read more