Things to Do in Lake Tahoe

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Action Water Sports of Incline Village

995 Lakeshore Drive
Incline Village, NV
(775) 831-4386
Lake Tahoe Thing to Do

Imagine all the fun activities a person can have on the water. From paddleboarding to parasailing, from waterskiing to Jet Skiing, from sailing to fishing, Lake Tahoe has so many wonderful ways to enjoy the great outdoors. Action Water Sports of Incline Village was created in 1996 with the goal of helping people of all ages access the many ways to have fun on Lake...read more

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Adrift Tahoe

8338 North Lake Boulevard
Kings Beach, CA
(530) 546-4112
Lake Tahoe Thing to Do
(888) 676-7702

Owned and operated by a true Tahoe local, Adrift Tahoe carries the leading brands of standup paddleboards for sale or rent. The beach is just outside Adrift's back door, so you can walk your rental or potential purchase right out to the sand and launch into the lake for a test drive or a day’s journey. Adrift also rents canoes and kayaks and stocks all...read more

Owned and operated by a true Tahoe local, Adrift Tahoe carries the leading brands of...read more

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Alibi Ale Works - Brewery and Barrelhouse

204 E. Enterprise Street
Incline Village, NV
(775) 298-7001
Lake Tahoe Thing to Do

Alibi’s original taproom – the Barrel House – at their production brewery in Incline Village, is a comfortable, well-crafted space for people to gather and relax. Their brewers curate a draft and bottle list of their favorite beers, and there are always a few Barrel House-exclusive beers here. They offer beers by the glass, build-your-own flights and crowlers/growlers to go as well as a range...read more

Alibi’s original taproom – the Barrel House – at their production brewery in Incline Village,...read more

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All Fired Up! Pottery Painting, Candle Making & More

475 North Lake Boulevard
#106
Tahoe City, CA
(530) 584-2828
Lake Tahoe Thing to Do

If you are looking for a place to express your creative side, All Fired Up! Pottery Painting, Candle Making & More can help. A sanctuary for creation in the form of pottery painting, candle making, mosaics, succulent gardens, canvas painting and even slime making, All Fired Up! offers the space to let your imagination shine. All ages and artistic abilities are invited to play. Come alone...read more

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Anderson's Bicycle Rental

645 Emerald Bay Road
South Lake Tahoe, CA
(530) 541-0500
Lake Tahoe Thing to Do
Alternate Number
(877) 720-2121

One of the true treasures of Lake Tahoe is the lush and serene forest that borders her shorelines. To take advantage of this beautiful setting, use Anderson's Bicycle Rental. Set up right on the edge of miles of forested bike paths, Anderson's Bicycle Rental is ideally located to help you and your family enjoy the natural setting on high-quality bikes. Set their address in the...read more

One of the true treasures of Lake Tahoe is the lush and serene forest that...read more

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Around Tahoe Tours

889 Tahoe Boulevard, Unit C
Incline Village, NV
(775) 345-5966
Lake Tahoe Thing to Do

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. Private tours and group tours are available, ranging from either one to four people or five to eight people. The tours focus...read more

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Bleu Wave Cruises

2435 Venice Drive
South Lake Tahoe, CA
(775) 588-9283
Lake Tahoe Thing to Do

Bleu Wave Cruises is a luxurious way to see Lake Tahoe from the water. From its home base in Tahoe Keys Marina, the boat fits 47 people and is fully decked out to host a grand wedding or extravagant get-together. Complete with a stocked bar, fireplace, large lower lounge, stateroom, fly-bridge, gigantic party bow, restrooms and climate-controlled indoor facilities, Bleu Wave Cruises has all needs covered to...read more

Bleu Wave Cruises is a luxurious way to see Lake Tahoe from the water. From...read more

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Bliss Experiences

4000 Lake Tahoe Boulevard
Tahoe Village Center
South Lake Tahoe, NV
(775) 580-7224
Lake Tahoe Thing to Do

Bliss Experiences curates and customizes opportunities for connection to nature and yourself. Join them for classes, events and workshops both at their location and around the Tahoe Basin. Through collaboration with other Tahoe small business owners and professionals, they help you reconnect with the outdoors and yourself through mindful practices and outdoor exploration. Celebrate an event, bring your family together, escape from the office or...read more

Bliss Experiences curates and customizes opportunities for connection to nature and yourself. Join them for...read more

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Edgewood Tahoe Golf Course

Edgewood Tahoe Resort
180 Lake Parkway
Stateline, NV
(844) 207-9179
Edgewood Tahoe Resort
Lake Tahoe Thing to Do

Edgewood Tahoe's lakeside golf course is the definition of a crafted golf experience. From the first hole to the last, every moment has been designed to provide golfers with one-of-a-kind challenges, natural marvels and championship-caliber memories. Home to the American Century Championship, Edgewood Tahoe’s golf course has challenged the skill of golfers since 1968. Visitors can expect four sets of tees ranging in length from 5343 yards...read more

Edgewood Tahoe's lakeside golf course is the definition of a crafted golf experience. From the...read more

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Flume Trail Mountain Bikes

1115 Tunnel Creek Road
Incline Village, NV
(775) 298-2501
Lake Tahoe Thing to Do

The Flume Trail above Lake Tahoe is a mountain biking trail with a well-earned reputation. Between its historical significance and the incredible views that it offers, it is a route that practically everyone in the basin knows about, even people who have never once touched tire to trail. But for those who actually do like to get out and explore the backcountry on wheels and...read more

The Flume Trail above Lake Tahoe is a mountain biking trail with a well-earned reputation....read more

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Grand Lodge Casino at the Hyatt

111 Country Club Drive
Incline Village, NV
(800) 327-3910
Hyatt Regency Lake Tahoe Resort, Spa and Casino
Lake Tahoe Thing to Do

Grand Lodge Casino at Hyatt Regency Lake Tahoe features 20,000 square feet of gaming space and offers a true Old Tahoe feel plus a highly rewarding Players Club, friendly staff and all of your favorite games. Whether you like the thrill of chasing huge jackpots or you prefer the great odds of video poker gaming, their slot floor has something for everyone. For the real deal,...read more

Grand Lodge Casino at Hyatt Regency Lake Tahoe features 20,000 square feet of gaming space...read more

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Hang Gliding Tahoe

2640 E. College Parkway
Carson City, NV
(775) 772-8232
Lake Tahoe Thing to Do

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 FAA-certified instructor...read more

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IRIE Rafting Company

12000 Pioneer Trail
Suite # 2
Truckee, CA
(530) 582-4900
Lake Tahoe Thing to Do

Lake Tahoe has only one outflow – the Truckee River. And for 25 years IRIE Rafting Company has given visitors a close-up view of the waterway as well as the region's north and middle forks of the American River and the Carson River. For those wanting to stay closer to Truckee, IRIE offers half- and full-day trips on the Truckee River after it flows past...read more

Lake Tahoe has only one outflow – the Truckee River. And for 25 years IRIE...read more

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Lake Tahoe Balloons

2435 Venice Drive E.
South Lake Tahoe, CA
(530) 544-1221
Lake Tahoe Thing to Do
(800) 872-9294

Lake Tahoe Balloons lets you see the Lake Tahoe region from a very unique perspective. Imagine flying with the golden eagles and osprey while gliding with the currents of wind in a hot-air balloon. Below you spreads the immense green forests and granite landscapes of the Sierra Mountains framing the turquoise and azure blues of Lake Tahoe and other smaller alpine lakes. The only sound...read more

Lake Tahoe Balloons lets you see the Lake Tahoe region from a very unique perspective....read more

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Lake Tahoe Sightseeing Cruises

MS Dixie Departure
760 U.S. Highway 50
Zephyr Cove, NV
(800) 987-9852
Lake Tahoe Thing to Do
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
Lake Tahoe's stunning emerald waters are at your fingertips with a venture on one of the...read more
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Lake Tahoe Sightseeing Cruises

Bleu Wave Departure
2435 Venice Drive
South Lake Tahoe, CA
(800) 987-9852
Lake Tahoe Thing to Do
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
Lake Tahoe's stunning emerald waters are at your fingertips with a venture on one of the...read more
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Old Brockway Golf Course

7900 North Lake Boulevard
Kings Beach, CA
(530) 546-9909
Lake Tahoe Thing to Do

Historic Old Brockway Golf Course is one of the longest-running golf courses in Lake Tahoe. Beginning its journey as north Lake Tahoe's premier golfing option in 1924, its reputation as a fun, entertaining and challenging 9-hole golf course continues. Designed by John Duncan Dunn, the regulation course is a 36 par with 3314 yards of game. It is a bentgrass course with a 69.8 rating....read more

Historic Old Brockway Golf Course is one of the longest-running golf courses in Lake Tahoe....read more

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Ponderosa Golf Course

10040 Reynold Way
Truckee, CA
(530) 587-3501
Truckee-Donner Recreation & Park District
Lake Tahoe Thing to Do
Ponderosa Golf Course is a quintessential Truckee story. The 9-hole public course will be 60 years old in the spring of 2021 and was built by the residents of the town. The course was family owned for most of that half-century but was kept from being turned into a subdivision when the Truckee Airport District purchased it in 2008. Now Ponderosa is managed by Truckee...read more
Ponderosa Golf Course is a quintessential Truckee story. The 9-hole public course will be 60...read more
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Spa Edgewood

180 Lake Parkway
Stateline, NV
(844) 207-9179
Edgewood Tahoe Resort
Lake Tahoe Thing to Do

Spa Edgewood at Edgewood Tahoe Resort 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 2021 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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Spa Edgewood at Edgewood Tahoe Resort expertly balances the personalized service and curated design of...read more

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Stillwater Spa

111 Country Club Drive
Incline Village, NV
(775) 886-6745
Hyatt Regency Lake Tahoe Resort, Spa and Casino
Lake Tahoe Thing to Do

Are you ready for a little pampering? Get yourself down to the Stillwater Spa at the Hyatt Lake Tahoe and prepare to relax. The philosophy of the spa reflects the tranquility of the natural surroundings, incorporating the clear waters of the lake and the pure mountain air balanced with the elements of earth and fire in treating your body, mind and soul. Massage styles include...read more

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Sunnyside Marina & Watersports

1850 West Lake Boulevard
Tahoe City, CA
(530) 583-7201
Lake Tahoe Thing to Do

Sunnyside Watersports is all about boat, pontoon, Jet Ski, kayak and standup paddleboard rentals on the beautiful West Shore of Lake Tahoe. Enjoy an exciting day on the lake with one of their premium Cobalt boats, the ideal choice for a power ride on Lake Tahoe, and have fun wakesurfing, wakeboarding and tubing. Additional offerings include chartered boat rentals and watersport lessons with a certified captain....read more

Sunnyside Watersports is all about boat, pontoon, Jet Ski, kayak and standup paddleboard rentals on...read more

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Tahoe Art Haus & Cinema

475 North Lake Boulevard
Tahoe City, CA
(530) 584-2431
Lake Tahoe Thing to Do

Tahoe Art Haus & Cinema is not a regular movie theater. With overstuffed leather rocking seats and comfy couches in the theater and a bar serving beer and wine in the lobby, this hip space takes going to a movie to a whole new level of fun. The Art Haus hosts independent films, ski flicks, locally created masterpieces, major motion pictures and environmental films. The Art Haus...read more

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

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Tahoe Boat & RV Rents

1064 Tomahawk Trail
Incline Village, NV
(775) 240-6448
Lake Tahoe Thing to Do

Tahoe Boat & RV Rents makes having fun in Lake Tahoe a breeze. This is a family-run business providing the tools needed to access the water and the great outdoors. Offering rentals of both RV motorhomes and water-ski boats, they take the fuss out of enjoying Lake Tahoe. They offer different power boats that seat between eight and 12 people. For sleeping accommodations they provide...read more

Tahoe Boat & RV Rents makes having fun in Lake Tahoe a breeze. This is...read more

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Tahoe City Kayak

521 North Lake Boulevard
Tahoe City, CA
(530) 581-4336
Lake Tahoe Thing to Do

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 desire to go kayaking or standup paddleboarding on 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...read more

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

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Tahoe City Kayak

2005 Highway 28
Incline Village, NV
(530) 581-4336
Lake Tahoe Thing to Do

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 desire to go kayaking or standup paddleboarding on 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...read more

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

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Tahoe City Marina

700 North Lake Boulevard
Tahoe City, CA
(530) 583-1039
Lake Tahoe Thing to Do

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 itself. In addition to shopping, the marina is also home to Moe's BBQ, a delightful restaurant serving tasty BBQ fare. Assisting with all...read more

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

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Tahoe Donner Association

11509 Northwoods Boulevard
Truckee, CA
(530) 587-9400
Lake Tahoe Thing to Do

The sprawling Tahoe Donner subdivision and its 6,000-plus homes above Truckee is many things to lots of people. For some it is their home neighborhood; for others it’s where they rent a house for a few days in winter or summer. Locals and visitors all take advantage of the Tahoe Donner Association’s 7,000 acres and equally vast amenities available to homeowners as well as to...read more

The sprawling Tahoe Donner subdivision and its 6,000-plus homes above Truckee is many things to...read more

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Tahoe Donner Cross Country Ski Area

15275 Alder Creek Road
Truckee, CA
(530) 587-9484
Tahoe Donner Association
Lake Tahoe Thing to Do

Tahoe Donner Cross Country Ski Area is one of the most extensive and scenic Nordic ski centers in the West. It includes Alder Creek Adventure Center and a cafe/bar as well as a ski rental center. From lung-busting climbs to flat meadows, Tahoe Donner has more than 100 kilometers of trails groomed for skate skiing and traditional cross-country striding as well as snowshoeing. Alder Creek...read more

Tahoe Donner Cross Country Ski Area is one of the most extensive and scenic Nordic...read more

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Tahoe Donner Downhill Ski Area

11603 Snowpeak Way
Truckee, CA
(530) 587-9444
Tahoe Donner Association
Lake Tahoe Thing to Do

One of the many hidden gems of Truckee is Tahoe Donner Downhill Ski Resort. Compared to the many large, corporate ski resorts in the Truckee-North Tahoe area, Tahoe Donner Downhill is small. But then again, that’s like comparing apples to oranges. Ask locals where their kids learned to ski, and there’s a very good chance it was on the slopes at Tahoe Donner. The ski area prides itself...read more

One of the many hidden gems of Truckee is Tahoe Donner Downhill Ski Resort. Compared to...read more

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Tahoe Donner Golf Course

12850 Northwoods Boulevard
Truckee, CA
(530) 587-9443
Tahoe Donner Association
Lake Tahoe Thing to Do

Tahoe Donner offers scores of amenities to its homeowner members, and the crown jewel is its 18-hole championship golf course. What makes this mountain course even more special is that it’s also open to the public. Set on 200 acres of high-elevation, pine-shrouded beauty, the 7002-yard, par 72 course is open from early summer to fall. Tahoe Donner has a driving range and offers group and private lessons from...read more

Tahoe Donner offers scores of amenities to its homeowner members, and the crown jewel is...read more

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Tahoe Donner Snowplay

12790 Northwoods Boulevard
Truckee, CA
(530) 587-9437
Tahoe Donner Association
Lake Tahoe Thing to Do

Nothing creates family winter memories like sliding downhill on a sled or tube. It doesn’t matter if you’re a kid or a kid at heart – Tahoe Donner Snowplay offers fun for everyone. For parents who want their kids to experience all that winter has to offer, Snowplay is the perfect place to make snow angels, build snowmen, have snowball fights and much more.

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Nothing creates family winter memories like sliding downhill on a sled or tube. It

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Tahoe Helicopters

1901 Lisa Maloff Way #106
South Lake Tahoe, CA
(530) 544-2211
Lake Tahoe Thing to Do

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 Whitewater Tours

10015 Palisades Drive
Truckee, CA
(530) 587-5777
Lake Tahoe Thing to Do

If finding some adrenaline fun via flowing rivers is your cup of tea, then you should check out Tahoe Whitewater Tours. A highly reputable company that offers guided trips down Truckee River as well as other rivers that near the Tahoe area, Tahoe Whitewater Tours is gifted in creating a trip that fits the wants and needs of the group. From basic river trips to...read more

If finding some adrenaline fun via flowing rivers is your cup of tea, then you...read more

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The Loft Theatre, Lounge & Dining / Magic Fusion Show

1001 Heavenly Village Way
South Lake Tahoe, CA
(530) 523-8024
Shops at Heavenly Village
Lake Tahoe Thing to Do

A combination of live theater, high-end lounge and tapas-style dining, The Loft Theatre offers the full package for a fun night out. The nightly entertainment includes world-class magicians and theatrical acts performing in an intimate, 107-seat, stadium-style theater. The lineup of performances includes a full slate of all-ages, family-friendly shows as well as a more limited selection of adult-oriented offerings. In addition to entertainment, The Loft Theatre's restaurant, TASTE...read more

A combination of live theater, high-end lounge and tapas-style dining, The Loft Theatre offers the full...read more

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The Village at Palisades Tahoe

1750 Village East Road
Olympic Valley, CA
(800) 403-0206
The Village at Palisades Tahoe
Lake Tahoe Thing to Do

The Village at Palisades Tahoe is northern California's example of a ski hamlet, offering lodging, dining, shopping, activities and events, all close to the slopes of Palisades Tahoe. Many lodge rooms have views of the mountains and are only 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...read more

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

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Trout Creek Outfitters

10115 Donner Pass Road
Truckee, CA
(530) 563-5119
Lake Tahoe Thing to Do

Trout Creek Outfitters ­– Truckee’s local fly-fishing hub – has everything you need to get outfitted and ready for your time on the water. They have a friendly and helpful staff with decades of experience fishing the streams and lakes in the Tahoe Truckee region. With a thoughtfully chosen selection of fly-fishing gear and supplies, Trout Creek is stocked up for the summer. Whether you’re eager to try fly-fishing for...read more

Trout Creek Outfitters ­– Truckee’s local fly-fishing hub – has everything you need to get outfitted...read more

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Truckee Ice Rink

10500 Brockway Road
Truckee, CA
(530) 582-7720
Lake Tahoe Thing to Do

One of the treasures of winter is the pleasure of ice skating. In Truckee there is a fabulous family-focused ice rink that comes with the flurries of snowfall at the Truckee River Regional Park. Although not regulation in size, Truckee Ice Rink offers a great array of activities on the ice. From public ice-skating sessions (complete with rentals) to ice-skating lessons for young and old,...read more

One of the treasures of winter is the pleasure of ice skating. In Truckee there...read more

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Truckee River Bikes

3039 Highway 89
Olympic Valley, CA
(530) 581-3399
Lake Tahoe Thing to Do

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, Truckee River Bikes is conveniently located at the corner of Highway 89 and the entrance to Squaw Valley. From cruisers to high-level...read more

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

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Truckee-Donner Recreation & Park District

10981 Truckee Way
Truckee, CA
(530) 582-7720
Lake Tahoe Thing to Do

Take a look around and it’s clear that Truckee is a special town: history, mountains, lakes, river and forests. But there are many hidden gems known mostly to locals. Those gems are kept shining by the Truckee-Donner Recreation & Park District for the enjoyment of locals and visitors. Some of the amenities and facilities managed by the district are accessible for free, others for a fee. The...read more

Take a look around and it’s clear that Truckee is a special town: history, mountains,...read more

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West End Beach of Donner Lake

15962 South Shore Drive
Truckee, CA
(530) 582-7720
Truckee-Donner Recreation & Park District
Lake Tahoe Thing to Do

Lake Tahoe, 15 minutes away, gets all the attention, but Truckee has a gem of its own: Donner Lake. While not as big and broad as Big Blue, Donner Lake offers up a good bit of watery fun too. One of the best places to access Donner is West End Beach. In summer months, there is a modest admission fee to enter the 10-acre west...read more

Lake Tahoe, 15 minutes away, gets all the attention, but Truckee has a gem of...read more

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Yosemite Axe Throwing

3979 Lake Tahoe Boulevard #1
South Lake Tahoe, CA
(530) 600-2248
Lake Tahoe Thing to Do

If you are looking for a fun, entertaining and unique indoor activity that is slightly addictive, then you need to try Yosemite Axe Throwing. An indoor arena of timberland wood and axes, Yosemite Axe Throwing gives you the chance to try your hand at throwing hatchets into real log targets. The owner, Nate, is a true lumberjack, and he hand-selects each log and hand-mills each...read more

If you are looking for a fun, entertaining and unique indoor activity that is slightly...read more

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Zephyr Cove Stables

760 U.S. Highway 50
Zephyr Cove, NV
(775) 588-5664
Zephyr Cove Resort
Lake Tahoe Thing to Do

Between the snow sports, the water sports and the casino fun, one aspect of Tahoe's recreational offerings that gets overlooked is horseback trail riding, despite the area's strong roots in this activity. Seasonal rides are still available out of the Zephyr Cove Stables, however, with one- or two-hour excursions through woods and mountains overlooking the lake. There is even the option to...read more

Between the snow sports, the water sports and the casino fun, one...read more