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

Summerlong Music Series

Tahoe City Summer Activity
400 North Lake Boulevard, Tahoe City, CA
(530) 581-6900
5001 Northstar Drive, Truckee, CA
(530) 562-2267
1960 Squaw Valley Road, Squaw Valley, CA
(800) 403-0206
California Highway 28 and Bear Street, Kings Beach, CA
(530) 583-3074

There may not be anything more incredible than enjoying the uplifting quality of Tahoe air, the stunning backdrop of the basin and listening to a great live-music act Summerlong Music Series makes it easy to do that with a repertoire of ways to enjoy music, Tahoe-wide, throughout the week. Happening in the beach-side locations of Tahoe City and Kings Beach as well as the mountainous... read more

There may not be anything more incredible than enjoying the uplifting quality of Tahoe air,... 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. Recently renovated with overstuffed leather rocking chairs and comfy couches in the theater and a full bar with seven beers and cider on tap in the entry area, Tahoe Art Haus takes going to a movie to a whole new level of fun. The Art Haus hosts independent films, ski flicks, locally created masterpieces, motion... read more

Tahoe Art Haus & Cinema is not a regular movie theater. Recently renovated with overstuffed... read more

Tahoe City Golf Course

Tahoe City Summer Activity
251 North Lake Boulevard, Tahoe City, CA
(530) 583-1516

Tahoe City Golf Course is a 9-hole course (with a par of 33) that has character and stellar views of Lake Tahoe. The history of the course began back in 1917 when England's famous golfer May "Queenie" Dunn was commissioned to create a course on the then-famous Tahoe Tavern resort property. As one of the first courses in the United States to be designed by... read more

Tahoe City Golf Course is a 9-hole course (with a par of 33) that has... read more

Tahoe City Kayak

Tahoe City Summer Activity
521 North Lake Boulevard, Tahoe City, CA
(530) 581-4336
2005 Highway 28, Incline Village, NV
(530) 581-4336

Through their two locations in Sand Harbor and Tahoe City, Tahoe City Kayak offers everything you could need if you desire to go kayaking or standup paddleboarding in Lake Tahoe. Ready to outfit you from head to toe with new gear or rentals, Tahoe City Kayak prides itself on being the trusted North Tahoe source on all things kayak (in a single or double rendition)... read more

Through their two locations in Sand Harbor and Tahoe City, Tahoe City Kayak offers everything... read more

Tahoe City Marina

Tahoe City Summer Activity
700 North Lake Boulevard, Tahoe City, CA
(530) 583-1039

Tahoe City Marina is a collection of stores and the longest-standing marina on Lake Tahoe. Beginning its days in the 1940s, the marina is not only a historical aspect to Tahoe City, but also one of the largest marinas on the lake. The marina itself assists with all boat needs as well as mooring and boat slips. They also sell gas and diesel for boats... read more

Tahoe City Marina is a collection of stores and the longest-standing marina on Lake Tahoe.... read more

Tahoe City Public Utility District

Tahoe City Summer Activity
330 Fairway Drive, Tahoe City, CA
(530) 583-3440

The Tahoe City Public Utilities District is filled with numerous opportunities for fun. When it comes to connecting with Big Blue (i.e. Lake Tahoe) and her stunning forests, the department offers accessibility and convenience in the form of incredible parks, trails, community centers, athletic fields and Tahoe City Golf Course. The organization is also host to a large array of organized events that showcase the... read more

The Tahoe City Public Utilities District is filled with numerous opportunities for fun. When it... read more

Tahoe Gal

Tahoe City Summer Activity
952 N. Lake Boulevard, Tahoe City, CA
(800) 218-2464

The Tahoe Gal is a North Shore cruise boat that's so fun and versatile. Offering a diverse and full menu of tours, the Tahoe Gal gives the whole family a chance to see the jewel of the Sierra from the bow of a paddleboat. Tours range from a day tour to a sunset excursion, from a full moon or magician cruise to a cruise that... read more

The Tahoe Gal is a North Shore cruise boat that's so fun and versatile. Offering... read more

Thunderbird Lake Tahoe

5000 NV Highway 28, Incline Village, NV
(775) 832-8750

George Whittell Jr., heir to one of San Francisco’s largest fortunes, pulled his $50 million (roughly $50 billion in current dollars) out of the stock market just weeks before the crash of 1929. He needed to do something with all that money and started buying up land on Lake Tahoe’s eastern shore, eventually owning almost the entire Nevada shoreline. In 1936 construction began on his... read more

George Whittell Jr., heir to one of San Francisco’s largest fortunes, pulled his $50 million... read more