Things to Do in Lake Tahoe in Summer

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Adrift Tahoe

8338 North Lake Boulevard
Kings Beach, CA
(530) 546-4112
Lake Tahoe Summer Activity
(888) 676-7702

Adrift Tahoe carries the leading brands of standup paddleboards for sale or rent, including its own line of handcrafted surf and SUP boards. 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... read more

Adrift Tahoe carries the leading brands of standup paddleboards for sale or rent, including its... read more

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All Fired Up! Creative Studio & Gift Shop

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

If you are looking for a place to express your creative side, All Fired Up! Creative Studio & Gift Shop 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 or... read more

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

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Anderson's Bicycle Rental

645 Emerald Bay Road
South Lake Tahoe, CA
(530) 541-0500
Lake Tahoe Summer Activity

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 path, Anderson's Bicycle Rental is ideally located to help you and your family feel the love that comes from the natural setting by offering high... 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
Incline Village, NV
(775) 345-5966
Lake Tahoe Summer Activity

Around Tahoe Tours is your best bet for getting a true feel and knowledge of the local area. Created by Darin Talbot, the tour agency is a culmination of his knowledge that began when he moved to the area in 1977. With his fun attitude and amusing ways of sharing the tales of Tahoe, the musician and storyteller is able to create an entertaining and... read more

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Art Truckee

10072 Donner Pass Road
Truckee, CA
(530) 448-3423
Lake Tahoe Summer Activity

This gallery and wine bar gathers a wide range of local arts under one roof in the historic Capitol Building, the oldest building in the town of Truckee. Featuring the art of Erskine Photography and Glasforms Glassblowing and relocating the many works of the Arts Obsessions collection, the gallery also has weekly live music and other community-building gatherings on the schedule, taking advantage of the... read more

This gallery and wine bar gathers a wide range of local arts under one roof... read more

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Benko Art Gallery

3979 Lake Tahoe Boulevard #2
South Lake Tahoe, CA
(530) 600-3264
Lake Tahoe Summer Activity

There are many art galleries at Tahoe where visitors can find beautiful images of the scenic landscape. But now there is a gallery with a bit more of a contemporary edge in South Lake Tahoe; its pieces are every bit as beautiful but a tad out of the ordinary. Benko Art Gallery carries works from artists who see things with a fresh eye and convey... read more

There are many art galleries at Tahoe where visitors can find beautiful images of the... read more

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Bleu Wave Cruises

2435 Venice Drive
South Lake Tahoe, CA
(775) 588-9283
Lake Tahoe Summer Activity

Bleu Wave Cruises is a luxurious way to see Lake Tahoe from the water.  From its home base in the Tahoe Keys Marina, the boat fits 49 people and is fully decked out to host a grand wedding or extravagant get-together. Complete with a stocked bar, fireplace, private lounge, stateroom, fly-bridge, gigantic party bow, restrooms and full climate controlled indoor facilities, Bleu Wave Cruises has all... read more

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

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Bluestone Jewelry & Wine

10046 Donner Pass Road #3
Truckee, CA
(530) 582-0429
Lake Tahoe Summer Activity

Some things just go perfectly together: wine and roses, wine and cheese, wining and dining. Well, a Truckee business has discovered another ideal pairing — wine and jewelry. It would be easy to pass by Bluestone Jewelry in downtown Truckee if one wasn’t in the market for a ring or bracelet. But don’t let that stop you from popping into the jewelry store for the... read more

Some things just go perfectly together: wine and roses, wine and cheese, wining and dining.... read more

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Bowl Incline

920 Southwood Boulevard
Incline Village, NV
(775) 831-1900
Lake Tahoe Summer Activity

Bowl Incline is your one-stop destination for family fun and recreation. The bowling alley sports 16 natural wood lanes with automatic scoring. For kids they’ve got bumpers and lightweight balls. It’s a great place to host a birthday or other party, and lessons are available. Their billiard room contains six tournament-size tables rented by the hour. If it’s snowing outside and you’re dying to golf,... read more

Bowl Incline is your one-stop destination for family fun and recreation. The bowling alley sports... read more

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Camp Richardson

1900 Jameson Beach Road
South Lake Tahoe, CA
(530) 541-1801
Lake Tahoe Summer Activity

For more than a century, the Camp Richardson location has been a place for people to escape from hectic urban life and rejuvenate their spirits in the natural beauty of Lake Tahoe. Operated today under a U.S. Forest Service special use permit (except for the marina, which is privately owned), the Camp Rich resort honors its storied history and continues to provide a vacation getaway... read more

For more than a century, the Camp Richardson location has been a place for people... read more

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Championship Golf Course

955 Fairway Boulevard
Incline Village, NV
(775) 832-1146
Lake Tahoe Summer Activity

The Championship Golf Course in Incline Village is a par 72 course of 7100 yards that flows down a gentle slope toward the lake, providing majestic views. The front nine are cut out of some thick forest with tight fairways requiring accuracy and distance. The back nine are a little more open and forgiving. You can work on your short game at the chipping green... read more

The Championship Golf Course in Incline Village is a par 72 course of 7100 yards... read more

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Clair Tappaan Lodge

19940 Donner Pass Road
Norden, CA
(530) 426-3632
Lake Tahoe Summer Activity

One of Truckee’s hidden gems sits atop Donner Summit at 7,000 feet. Clair Tappaan Lodge was constructed in 1934 by Sierra Club volunteers, and, just like Donner Summit itself, the rest is history. The stunningly rustic mountain lodge offers accommodations for up to 145 guests, many of whom are cross-country skiers and snowshoers in winter and hikers, rock climbers and cyclists in summer. The lodge... read more

One of Truckee’s hidden gems sits atop Donner Summit at 7,000 feet. Clair Tappaan Lodge... read more

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Coalition Snow

10015 Palisades Drive
Truckee, CA
(530) 416-5682
Lake Tahoe Summer Activity

Coalition Snow is a woman-owned boutique shopping experience that is dedicated to amplifying the skills and strengths of women on the mountain. For six years these local women have been crafting their own, top-of-the-line skis and snowboards, created with the belief that woman's skis should be based on performance. But this is more than a ski shop. Beyond their skis and snowboards and being a... read more

Coalition Snow is a woman-owned boutique shopping experience that is dedicated to amplifying the skills... read more

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D.L. Bliss State Park

CA Highway 89
South Lake Tahoe, CA
(530) 525-7277
Lake Tahoe Summer Activity

DL Bliss State Park is a culmination of absolute Tahoe beauty in the form of stunning turquoise water, old-growth forests and giant cartoon-like granite boulders that balance themselves like toys in amazing ways. There are multiple hiking trails that lead from the park, giving plenty of opportunity to enjoy the splendor that outdoor Tahoe has to offer, and you'll find several good dive spots here... read more

DL Bliss State Park is a culmination of absolute Tahoe beauty in the form of... read more

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Donner Memorial State Park

12593 Donner Pass Road
Truckee, CA
(530) 582-7892
Lake Tahoe Summer Activity

History buffs, campers, cyclists, hikers and those who love their water sports will find Donner Memorial State Park the perfect place for either a visit or an extended stay. The Donner name may not ring a bell for those who didn’t excel in their Western United States history class, but throw in the word “cannibalism” and the story of the snow-stranded emigrants and their ill-fated... read more

History buffs, campers, cyclists, hikers and those who love their water sports will find Donner... read more

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Ed Z'Berg Sugar Pine Point State Park

CA State Park Road
Tahoma, CA
(530) 525-7982
Lake Tahoe Summer Activity

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 to take advantage of both the beautiful natural setting of Lake Tahoe and the historic aspects. Within the park is access to the Hellman-Ehrmann Mansion that was built in 1905. The property is still exquisitely maintained... read more

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

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Edgewood Golf Course

180 Lake Parkway
Stateline, NV
(844) 207-9179
Edgewood Tahoe
Lake Tahoe Summer Activity

For golf in an extremely fine lake-side setting, Edgewood Golf Course deserves to be on your hit list. This course of supreme excellence is truly a stage of game and beauty. Opened in 1968, it was designed by George Fazio on land that was once the wandering grounds of John Muir. Today it plays a monumental role in Lake Tahoe golf by hosting major golf events as... read more

For golf in an extremely fine lake-side setting, Edgewood Golf Course deserves to be on your hit... read more

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Emerald Bay State Park

11001 CA Highway 89
South Lake Tahoe, CA
(530) 541-3030
Lake Tahoe Summer Activity

If visiting Lake Tahoe in the summer, a great place to camp is Emerald Bay State Park. The park includes two campgrounds: the Boat-In Camp (accessible by boat and foot only) and Eagle Point Campground. Within the park are various treasures including Tahoe's hidden castle, Vikingsholm, the scenic Rubicon foot trail that connects Eagle Point Campground with Vikingsholm and DL Bliss State Park. The park... read more

If visiting Lake Tahoe in the summer, a great place to camp is Emerald Bay... read more

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Fifth Element Healing Center

8611 North Lake Boulevard
Kings Beach, CA
(530) 448-4220
Lake Tahoe Summer Activity

Fifth Element Healing Center is a place of wellness through the means of Reiki and energy healing. Their motto is to offer a place where relaxation, healing and rejuvenation of your mind, body, emotional and spiritual needs are met in a personalized session. With years of experience and wisdom offered by their practitioners, you are certain to leave their sanctuary feeling restored and grounded. They... read more

Fifth Element Healing Center is a place of wellness through the means of Reiki and... read more

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Granlibakken Tahoe

725 Granlibakken Road
Tahoe City, CA
(877) 552-6301
Lake Tahoe Summer Activity

Granlibakken Tahoe is tucked away in the forested hills framing Lake Tahoe. Located just a few minutes from Tahoe City, Granlibakken is a resort center that invokes the meaning of quaint hospitality while at the same time offering a plethora of options to create the perfect vacation. From a fine dining restaurant that serves culinary art to a conference center that holds annual events such... read more

Granlibakken Tahoe is tucked away in the forested hills framing Lake Tahoe. Located just a... read more

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Hang Gliding Tahoe

2640 E. College Parkway
Carson City, NV
(775) 772-8232
Lake Tahoe Summer Activity

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

You love Lake Tahoe, and you feel as if you’ve seen all the sights it... read more

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Hard Rock Casino Gaming

50 U.S. Highway 50
Stateline, NV
(775) 588-1010
Hard Rock Hotel & Casino
Lake Tahoe Summer Activity

As one of the most recently refurnished resorts at South Shore, the casino floor of the Hard Rock is a feast for the senses. Rich and vibrant without being garish, buzzing with activity without being overwhelming, the gaming area offers some 500 video poker and slot machines as well as two dozen table games including blackjack, craps, roulette and pokers such as... read more

As one of the most recently refurnished resorts at South Shore, the... read more

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Hard Rock Hotel & Casino

50 U.S. Highway 50
Stateline, NV
(775) 588-1010
Hard Rock Hotel & Casino
Lake Tahoe Summer Activity

In the 1960s and '70s, South Shore had the Sahara Tahoe, and Elvis Presley was a regular performer there. In the '80s, it became the High Sierra, and in the '90s it was known as the Horizon. Fast-forward to the present and we now have the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, the newest of the Stateline resorts. The showroom is now known as Vinyl, an... read more

In the 1960s and '70s, South Shore had the Sahara Tahoe, and Elvis Presley was... read more

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Incline Village Recreation Center

980 Incline Way
Incline Village, NV
(775) 832-1300
Lake Tahoe Summer Activity

The 37,000-square-foot Incline Village Recreation Center has fitness classes and activities for people of all ages, from babies to seniors. You can drop in for the day or get a membership by the week, month or year for yourself or your family. If you want to work out, you’ll find a cardiovascular room and strength area decked out with the latest equipment. The 25-yard, indoor... read more

The 37,000-square-foot Incline Village Recreation Center has fitness classes and activities for people of all... read more

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Incline Village Tennis Center

964 Incline Way
Incline Village, NV
(775) 832-1235
Incline Village Recreation Center
Lake Tahoe Summer Activity

Incline Village Tennis Center, adjacent to the Rec Center, has 11 courts surrounded by the beauty of the alpine forest. The pro shop is fully stocked with clothing, shoes, rackets and tennis equipment. If you need your racket restrung, their professional staff can have it done for you overnight. When you’re ready to play they’ll set you up with a hitting partner, schedule your game... read more

Incline Village Tennis Center, adjacent to the Rec Center, has 11 courts surrounded by the... read more

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IRIE Rafting Company

11253 Brockway Road, Suite 103
Truckee, CA
(530) 582-4900
Lake Tahoe Summer Activity

Lake Tahoe has only one outflow — the Truckee River. And for 20 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 20 years IRIE... read more

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Kings Beach State Recreation Area

Bear Street and CA Highway 28
Kings Beach, CA
(530) 583-3074
Lake Tahoe Summer Activity

With its easy location in the center of town, Kings Beach State Recreation Area makes enjoying the sandy shoreline of Lake Tahoe simple. The park itself is free and offers day use of a few miles of sandy beach, public bathrooms, a children's play area and barbecue grills. There are boat, Jet Ski and paddleboard rentals available as well. Parking costs $10 for both cars and... read more

With its easy location in the center of town, Kings Beach State Recreation Area makes enjoying... read more

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Lake Tahoe Balloons

2435 Venice Drive East
South Lake Tahoe, CA
(530) 544-1221
Lake Tahoe Summer Activity
(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 your own 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... 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 Summer Activity

Lake Tahoe Sightseeing Cruises makes it easy to book the perfect sightseeing cruise on the water, whether you are interested in seeing the lake from a luxury yacht or aboard a classic paddle wheeler, whether you want a mid-day excursion or an evening dinner cruise. Emerald Bay, the historic Vikingsholm lodge and Fannette Island feature in the voyages offered by Lake Tahoe Sightseeing Cruises, and... read more

Lake Tahoe Sightseeing Cruises makes it easy to book the perfect sightseeing cruise on the... read more

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Lake Tahoe Sightseeing Cruises

Bleu Wave Departure
2435 Venice Dr
South Lake Tahoe, CA
(800) 987-9852
Lake Tahoe Summer Activity

Lake Tahoe Sightseeing Cruises makes it easy to book the perfect sightseeing cruise on the water, whether you are interested in seeing the lake from a luxury yacht or aboard a classic paddle wheeler, whether you want a mid-day excursion or an evening dinner cruise. Emerald Bay, the historic Vikingsholm lodge and Fannette Island feature in the voyages offered by Lake Tahoe Sightseeing Cruises, and... read more

Lake Tahoe Sightseeing Cruises makes it easy to book the perfect sightseeing cruise on the... read more

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Lakeside Casino

168 U.S. Highway 50
Stateline, NV
(775) 589-2313
Lakeside Inn and Casino
Lake Tahoe Summer Activity

Lakeside Casino offers everything you could want in a gaming establishment, from poker, blackjack and roulette to slots, craps and a sports book. Look for the 3-to-2 odds on all blackjacks and the 10-times odds on all numbers at the craps table. In line with the philosophy of being the friendliest spot in town, they offer University of Lakeside, a weekly class that teaches the... read more

Lakeside Casino offers everything you could want in a gaming establishment, from poker, blackjack and... read more

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Lakeside Inn

168 U.S. Highway 50
Stateline, NV
(775) 589-2313
Lakeside Inn and Casino
Lake Tahoe Summer Activity

Lakeside Inn, part of the Lakeside Inn and Casino complex, has earned a reputation as a great value. This property has a Sierra-lodge theme, and that carries over into the hotel rooms, furnished with rustic furniture and smooth-hewn wood paneling. Another feature that sets the Lakeside apart from other hotels and resorts is the property’s commitment to being fee free. There are no hidden charges,... read more

Lakeside Inn, part of the Lakeside Inn and Casino complex, has earned a reputation as... read more

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M.E. Entertainment

10072 Donner Pass Road
Truckee, CA
(530) 448-3423
Lake Tahoe Summer Activity

If you are looking for a way to make your celebration amazing, M.E. Entertainment is a great place to start. With a client list of impressive musicians, stage acts and entertainers, M.E. Entertainment has the potential to take your get-together from fun to fantastic. In addition to private events, M.E Entertainment also brings big names to different establishments around the lake, making the nightlife in... read more

If you are looking for a way to make your celebration amazing, M.E. Entertainment is... read more

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Mile High Fishing Charters

2438 Venice Drive East
South Lake Tahoe, CA
(530) 541-5312
Lake Tahoe Summer Activity

With such an impressive body of water as Lake Tahoe, it is understandable that there would be world-class fishing within its azure water. If you're ready to catch the biggest fish possible then your best bet is organizing a fishing excursion with Mile High Fishing Charters. It's a local company that only hires those who know the secret fishing spots to Lake Tahoe, and you... read more

With such an impressive body of water as Lake Tahoe, it is understandable that there... read more

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Mountain Golf Course

690 Wilson Way
Incline Village, NV
(775) 832-1150
Lake Tahoe Summer Activity

Mountain Golf Course in Incline Village is set in a rolling hillside – with an elevation change of about a hundred feet – that reminds you why this town is named Incline. The Robert Trent Jones Sr.-designed course winds its way through a forest of old-growth pines and cedars with a couple of creeks running through. Usually open May through October, the 18-hole, par 58... read more

Mountain Golf Course in Incline Village is set in a rolling hillside – with an... read more

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Northstar California Resort

5001 Northstar Drive
Truckee, CA
(530) 562-1010
Northstar California Resort
Village at Northstar
Lake Tahoe Summer Activity

Since 1972, the Northstar California Resort has drawn winter sports enthusiasts to the area. Twenty different lifts provide access to some 100 trails on more than 3,000 acres of skiable terrain. The majority of the trails are designed for intermediate level skiers, while about a quarter of them are for advanced skiers and the remainder are just right for beginners. Speaking of beginners, Northstar offers... read more

Since 1972, the Northstar California Resort has drawn winter sports enthusiasts to the area. Twenty... read more

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Obexer's Boat Company & Obexer's Water Sports

5300 West Lake Boulevard
Homewood, CA
(530) 525-7962
Lake Tahoe Summer Activity

Obexer's is a quick way to get out on the water of Lake Tahoe through their rental of full-powered personal Jet skis, the Ski-Doo GTS 300 and water ski, wakeboard, wake surf and wake skate lessons. Jet ski rentals come with all the equipment needed such as life preservers. You must be 18 to rent a Jet ski. Their lessons aren't limited to the beginner.... read more

Obexer's is a quick way to get out on the water of Lake Tahoe through... read more

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Old Brockway Golf Course

7900 North Lake Boulevard
Kings Beach, CA
(530) 546-9909
Lake Tahoe Summer Activity

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 bent grass course with a 69.8... read more

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

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Olympic Bike Shop

620 North Lake Boulevard
Tahoe City, CA
(530) 581-2500
Lake Tahoe Summer Activity

Olympic Bike Shop is your best bet for the biggest selection of bike rentals and cycling gear whether it be for dirt or road. Olympic Bike Shop opened its doors in 1973 and still continues today because of the owner's and employees' love for cycling in the Lake Tahoe area. With their knowledge about the area's trails and road rides, the entire crew is an... read more

Olympic Bike Shop is your best bet for the biggest selection of bike rentals and... read more

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Ponderosa Golf Course

10040 Reynold Way
Truckee, CA
(530) 587-3501
Truckee-Donner Recreation & Park District
Lake Tahoe Summer Activity
Ponderosa Golf Course is a quintessential Truckee story. The nine-hole public course was built more than 50 years ago by the residents of 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 the Truckee Donner Recreation and Park District with... read more
Ponderosa Golf Course is a quintessential Truckee story. The nine-hole public course was built more... read more
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Round Hill Pines Beach Resort

300 U.S. Highway 50
Zephyr Cove, NV
(775) 588-3055
Lake Tahoe Summer Activity

Round Pines is a great beach for those who like a lot going on but also like a beach that is tucked away. Not only does it have a deli and a bar, but it also has a wonderful selection of available water-activity rentals, including boats, Jet Skis, kayaks, paddleboards and pedal boats. Visitors can also choose to go parasailing, play volleyball, swim in the... read more

Round Pines is a great beach for those who like a lot going on but... read more

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Sierra State Parks Foundation

P.O. Box 28
Tahoe City, CA
(530) 583-9911
Lake Tahoe Summer Activity

If you enjoy the serenity and fun that the state parks provide on the California side of the Lake Tahoe area, then you can thank Sierra State Parks Foundation. Founded in 1973, the foundation is a nonprofit supporting seven different parks around the western side of the region: D.L. Bliss State Park, Donner Memorial State Park, Emerald Bay State Park, Kings Beach State Recreation Area,... read more

If you enjoy the serenity and fun that the state parks provide on the California... read more

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Spa Edgewood

180 Lake Parkway
Stateline, NV
(888) 769-1924
Edgewood Tahoe
Lake Tahoe Summer Activity

When it comes to opulence and service at the highest standards, Spa Edgewood just may have all competitors beat. A spectacular 8,500-square-foot space, Spa Edgewood is a true embodiment of the word serenity. Their menu of services is extensive, with a full spectrum of salon, facial, massage and body treatments available. Be sure to set aside an ample amount of time to spend at the... read more

When it comes to opulence and service at the highest standards, Spa Edgewood just may... 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 Summer Activity

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

Are you ready for a little pampering? Get yourself down to the Stillwater Spa at... read more

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Sugar Bowl Resort

629 Sugar Bowl Road
Norden, CA
(530) 426-9000
Lake Tahoe Summer Activity

Privately owned and operated by the homeowners in the Village at Sugar Bowl, Sugar Bowl Resort has attracted skiers and snowboarders to the top of Donner Summit for nearly 75 years. As a Tahoe-area resort that consistently collects great stashes of snow, Sugar Bowl boasts four distinct peaks and an open-boundary policy for backcountry access. Other unique features include a scenic gondola ride into the car-free... read more

Privately owned and operated by the homeowners in the Village at Sugar Bowl, Sugar Bowl Resort... read more

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Summerlong Music Series

400 North Lake Boulevard
Tahoe City, CA
(530) 581-6900
Lake Tahoe Summer Activity

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

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Summerlong Music Series

5001 Northstar Drive
Truckee, CA
(530) 562-2267
Lake Tahoe Summer Activity

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

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Summerlong Music Series

1960 Squaw Valley Road
Squaw Valley, CA
(800) 403-0206
Lake Tahoe Summer Activity

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

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Summerlong Music Series

California Highway 28 and Bear Street
Kings Beach, CA
(530) 583-3074
Lake Tahoe Summer Activity

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

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Tahoe Amore

2435 Venice Drive East
South Lake Tahoe, CA
(530) 314-8866
Lake Tahoe Summer Activity

Bring love into your Lake Tahoe vacation with excursion in the gondolas of Tahoe Amore. Built on the concept of intertwining the romance of Venice, Italy, and their water gondolas with the stunning beauty seen from South Lake Tahoe's Tahoe Keys, it creates a spectacular experience. It truly is a boat tour that inspires a feeling of love. Perfect at sunset or anytime of day... read more

Bring love into your Lake Tahoe vacation with excursion in the gondolas of Tahoe Amore.... read more

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Tahoe Art Haus & Cinema

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

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

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Tahoe Bike Company

3131 Harrison Avenue
South Lake Tahoe, CA
(530) 600-0267
Lake Tahoe Summer Activity

Tahoe Bike Company is a full-service source of bikes in South Lake Tahoe. Offering an entire spectrum including electric bikes, surrey bikes, surreys for two people, mountain bikes, cruisers and commuter bikes, Tahoe Bike Company not only rents the exact bike for your cycling needs, but also sells bikes. In the winter the shop transitions into a winter sports gear mecca offering rentals in skiing,... read more

Tahoe Bike Company is a full-service source of bikes in South Lake Tahoe. Offering an... read more

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Tahoe Boat & RV Rents

1064 Tomahawk Trail
Incline Village, NV
(775) 240-6448
Lake Tahoe Summer Activity

Tahoe Boats & 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 trailers and water-ski boats with delivery service and pickup anywhere in the basin, they take the fuss out of enjoying Lake Tahoe. They offer four different power boats that sit... read more

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

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Tahoe City Golf Course

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

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

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Tahoe City Kayak

521 North Lake Boulevard
Tahoe City, CA
(530) 581-4336
Lake Tahoe Summer Activity

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

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Tahoe City Kayak

2005 Highway 28
Incline Village, NV
(530) 581-4336
Lake Tahoe Summer Activity

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

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Tahoe City Marina

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

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

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Tahoe City Public Utility District

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

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

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Tahoe Cruises

900 Ski Run Marina
South Lake Tahoe, CA
(775) 588-1881
Lake Tahoe Summer Activity

With Ski Run Marina as home port, Tahoe Cruises offers tours of Lake Tahoe on The Safari Rose, an 80-foot-long luxury yacht of pure exquisiteness. This is an excursion that will bring any Tahoe vacation up to the next level. The yacht offers full services, with six bathrooms, a gourmet kitchen, a beautiful dining room, a heated salon complete with leather and teak accents, a full... read more

With Ski Run Marina as home port, Tahoe Cruises offers tours of Lake Tahoe on The... read more

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Tahoe Donner

11509 Northwoods Boulevard
Truckee, CA
(530) 587-9400
Lake Tahoe Summer Activity

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
Lake Tahoe Summer Activity

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, a ski rental center and fat-tire bike rentals. 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. Depending... 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 Equestrian Center

15275 Alder Creek Road
Truckee, CA
(530) 587-9470
Tahoe Donner
Lake Tahoe Summer Activity

One way for almost every person to explore Tahoe Donner’s nearly 3,500 acres of open space mountain scenery is on horseback via more than 100 km of trails. During the summer season Tahoe Donner’s equestrian center offers a variety of guided rides for members of the homeowners association, their guests and the public. Choose from 1-hour to 2-hour trail rides, with the latter best suited... read more

One way for almost every person to explore Tahoe Donner’s nearly 3,500 acres of open... read more

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Tahoe Donner Golf Course

12850 Northwoods Boulevard
Truckee, CA
(530) 587-9443
Tahoe Donner
Lake Tahoe Summer Activity

Tahoe Donner offers scores of amenities to its homeowner members, and the crown jewel is the championship golf course. What makes the 18-hole 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 spring to fall. But the fun no longer stops when the snow starts to... read more

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

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Tahoe Gal

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

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

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Tahoe Sport Fishing

900 Ski Run Boulevard, Suite 101
South Lake Tahoe, CA
(530) 541-5448
Lake Tahoe Summer Activity

Tahoe Sport Fishing is a complete charter-fishing operation on Lake Tahoe. Experienced crew and a fleet of more than a half-dozen boats put you right where the fish are biting for year-round adventure. The boats leave from both Zephyr Cove Marina and Ski Run Marina for public and private charters. Check with your captain as to the appropriate clothing for the weather and the time... read more

Tahoe Sport Fishing is a complete charter-fishing operation on Lake Tahoe. Experienced crew and a... read more

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Tahoe Sport Fishing

760 NV Highway 50
Zephyr Cove, NV
(775) 586-9338
Lake Tahoe Summer Activity

Tahoe Sport Fishing is a complete charter-fishing operation on Lake Tahoe. Experienced crew and a fleet of more than a half-dozen boats put you right where the fish are biting for year-round adventure. The boats leave from both Zephyr Cove Marina and Ski Run Marina for public and private charters. Check with your captain as to the appropriate clothing for the weather and the time... read more

Tahoe Sport Fishing is a complete charter-fishing operation on Lake Tahoe. Experienced crew and a... read more

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Tahoe Sports

900 Ski Run Boulevard
South Lake Tahoe, CA
(530) 544-0200
Lake Tahoe Summer Activity

Tahoe Sports is a major outfitter in rentals for both summer and winter recreation in Lake Tahoe. Situated in South Lake Tahoe the company specializes in setting people up for various activities including Jet ski rentals, parasailing, fly board, paddleboard, pedal boat and bike rentals and other water toys. They also rent power boats for water skiing and wake boarding. Additionally they offer a 52'... read more

Tahoe Sports is a major outfitter in rentals for both summer and winter recreation in... read more

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Tahoe Sports

2435 Venice Drive
South Lake Tahoe, CA
(530) 544-8888
Lake Tahoe Summer Activity

Tahoe Sports is a major outfitter in rentals for both summer and winter recreation in Lake Tahoe. Situated in South Lake Tahoe the company specializes in setting people up for various activities including Jet ski rentals, parasailing, fly board, paddleboard, pedal boat and bike rentals and other water toys. They also rent power boats for water skiing and wake boarding. Additionally they offer a 52'... read more

Tahoe Sports is a major outfitter in rentals for both summer and winter recreation in... read more

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Tahoe Whitewater Tours

10015 Palisades Drive
Truckee, CA
(530) 587-5777
Lake Tahoe Summer Activity

If finding some adrenaline fun via flowing rivers is your cup of tea, then you must check out Tahoe Whitewater Tours. A highly reputable company that offers guided trips down Truckee River as well as other rivers that surround the Lake Tahoe basin, Tahoe Whitewater Tours is gifted in creating a trip that fits the wants and needs of the group. From basic Class I... 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

1001 Heavenly Village Way
South Lake Tahoe, CA
(530) 523-8024
Shops at Heavenly Village
Lake Tahoe Summer Activity

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 Pour House Wine Shop

10075 Jibboom Street
Truckee, CA
(530) 550-9664
Lake Tahoe Summer Activity

Sure, you can buy a bottle of wine from a grocery store chain or at expensive and pretentious wine bars. Better is discovering that little out-of-the-way place with character, selection and owners happy to help wine novices and connoisseurs alike. The Pour House Wine Shop in Truckee is that place. Settled in a funky old clapboard house behind downtown’s Commercial Row, the Pour House curates... read more

Sure, you can buy a bottle of wine from a grocery store chain or at... read more

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The Spa at the Landing Resort

4104 Lakeshore Boulevard
South Lake Tahoe, CA
(530) 541-5263
The Landing Lake Tahoe Resort & Spa
Lake Tahoe Summer Activity

Give yourself the gift of health by enjoying some time at The Spa at The Landing Resort. A luxurious offering built around the idea of providing an elegant oasis, The Spa is a place of restoration and supreme spa treatments that use only organic products and natural botanicals. From their foot reflexology to their scalp, neck and head massage, from their incredibly uplifting deep-tissue massage... read more

Give yourself the gift of health by enjoying some time at The Spa at The... read more

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The Village at Squaw Valley

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

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

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Thunderbird Lake Tahoe

5000 NV Highway 28
Incline Village, NV
(775) 832-8750
Lake Tahoe Summer Activity

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

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Truckee-Donner Recreation & Park District

8924 Donner Pass Road
Truckee, CA
(530) 582-7720
Lake Tahoe Summer Activity

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. The thing is, 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,... read more

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

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Village Ski Loft

800 Tahoe Boulevard
Incline Village, NV
(775) 831-3537
Lake Tahoe Summer Activity

The Village Ski Loft’s knowledgeable staff has been outfitting visitors and residents for the four seasons since 1973, providing sales, service and rentals for all of your outdoor needs. With one of the widest selections of bikes on the north shore — from beach cruisers to downhill mountain bikes — they also stock a full line of parts and accessories and have a variety of... read more

The Village Ski Loft’s knowledgeable staff has been outfitting visitors and residents for the four... read more

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Villager Candle Shop, Pottery & More

7001 Northstar Drive, #7111
Truckee, CA
(530) 562-8884
Northstar California Resort
Village at Northstar
Lake Tahoe Summer Activity

The Villager Candle Shop is the place to let your creative side run free. This studio offers a place where individuals or groups can make their own candles, paint pottery or create their own mosaics. Bear Village inside the shop allows visitors to build their own stuffed animals. Or, if you prefer to indulge your artistic license in a more private setting, you can purchase... read more

The Villager Candle Shop is the place to let your creative side run free. This... 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 Summer Activity

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 during the day, there is a modest admission fee to enter... read more

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

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Xhale Bar & Lounge

27 Highway 50, Suite Basement
Stateline, NV
(775) 580-7221
Lake Tahoe Summer Activity

Xhale Bar & Lounge is a welcoming bar that offers dancing, hookah enjoyment and great drink specials. The vibe is fun and relaxing while at the same time hopping with the latest music beats. Their full hookah bar offers the smoking apparatus (perfect for groups) and a variety of smoking flavors. They also feature a full bar and nightclub scene with music raging into the... read more

Xhale Bar & Lounge is a welcoming bar that offers dancing, hookah enjoyment and great... read more

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Zephyr Cove Resort

760 U.S. Highway 50
Zephyr Cove, NV
(775) 589-4907
Lake Tahoe Summer Activity

Zephyr Cove Resort is a true beach and mountain retreat with all that the label suggests. As a place to stay, it offers lodge rooms, individual cabins and an RV park. Dining is available at the historic Zephyr Cove Restaurant or at the Sunset Bar & Grille in the warmer months. The beach part of the resort is the Zephyr Cove Beach, a long stretch... read more

Zephyr Cove Resort is a true beach and mountain retreat with all that the label... 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 Summer Activity

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