Things to Do in Tahoe City

A common denominator of things to do in Tahoe City and the West Shore is the great outdoors. Leaning over Tahoe City’s Fanny Bridge staring at the Truckee River’s water as it feeds Lake Tahoe, holding ski poles in anticipation of a downhill mountain run, tromping around under the pines on winding trails ... well, Mother Nature is the key to all of the invigoration things to do in Tahoe City! And even though Olympic athletes put this place on the map, you don’t have to be a pro at any sport to enjoy every one that’s found here. Anyone with a sense of adventure will have fun with all the things to do in Tahoe City.

Ward Creek Park and Paige Meadows are places to enjoy simple and natural Tahoe City activities. Snowshoe or simply build snow people with your kids during winter, and walk your dog past warm weather floral displays when the temperatures edge toward warmer.

Have you checked out things to do in Tahoe City that will nourish your well-being, such as yoga classes and other mind, body and soul classes held at area studios? Visitors, whatever the length of their stay, are always warmly welcomed. Another great resource for Tahoe City things to do is the public library at the Boatworks Complex. Kid and adult events occur frequently.

Outdoors Things to Do in Tahoe City

Hiking remains a favorite thing to do in Tahoe City with the many trailheads that lead into the Desolation Wilderness. Be sure to get your trail pass at Forest Service Ranger Stations, and bring plenty of drinking water. Biking is also big here thanks to a paved path from Tahoe City and along the West Shore.

Speaking of water, have you been to it yet? Public beaches and marinas offer plenty of ways to appreciate Lake Tahoe. Swim, kayak, rent paddleboards or charter a boat and go fishing. Standing or moving, sitting or meditating, the diversity of Tahoe City things to do will bring out the best in every Lake Tahoe stay.

Things to Do in Tahoe City by Category

Tahoe Wine Collective

Tahoe City Thing to Do
760 North Lake Boulevard, Suite 1, Tahoe City, CA
(530) 584-2714

Tahoe Wine Collective is more than just a wine bar, so stop in to discover North Lake Tahoe's newest neighborhood gathering spot. They showcase a rotating...read more

Tahoe Wine Collective is more than just a wine bar, so stop in to discover...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

Alpenglow Sports is an original California Mountain Shop that has been providing locals and visitors with inspiration, local knowledge and the best...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

If you love cycling – whether leisure riding, mountain biking or road cycling – then checking out the Bike Tahoe is in your absolute best interest. A...read more

Blackbird is a new way to look at flying. An airline agent offering seaplane round trips from Palo Alto and Sausalito to Lake Tahoe, this innovative company...read more