Lake Tahoe Winter Activities

It’s no secret that the winter in Tahoe provides excellent conditions for skiing. The snow is plentiful, and the slopes are grand. Lake Tahoe things to do take advantage of Tahoe’s beach and mountain environments, and there are so many Lake Tahoe winter activities in the different towns to keep you entertained and busy throughout your entire vacation. Visit Truckee to enjoy some of the ever-popular alpine or cross-country skiing. Whether you’re a beginner or competitive skier, the variety of slopes and ski trails at all difficulty levels will cater the experience toward your desire. And when you want a break from swooshing through the mountains, check out a ski-themed village in Squaw Valley. There, the things to do in Lake Tahoe in winter range from restaurants to shops to even mini-golf.

Skiing is just one of many Lake Tahoe winter activities to enjoy — you can also partake in snowboarding, ice skating or hiking through the snow-coated Sierra Nevadas. Things to do in Lake Tahoe include winter activities you won’t find anywhere else. How do you like the idea of a sleigh ride along a portion of the Pony Express in South Lake Tahoe? Or maybe the act of sending a dummy in a snowboard careening down a mountain in Incline Village piques your interest.

Indoor Things to Do in Lake Tahoe in Winter

If the outdoors isn’t your scene, you can still have tons of fun with the things to do in Lake Tahoe in the winter. Get a taste of Lake Tahoe culture by checking out art galleries in Tahoe City or movie theaters where you can stay up to date on the latest blockbusters. If you’re feeling lucky you can swing by a casino one night in the Nevada side of Lake Tahoe to try your hand at Blackjack, Texas Hold ‘Em and more. Whether you’re on vacation or not, be sure to take some time for yourself with a Kings Beach thing to do, like visiting a local spa to get a little rest and relaxation.

All Fired Up! Pottery Painting, Candle Making & More

Lake Tahoe Winter 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! 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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Around Tahoe Tours

Lake Tahoe Winter Activity
889 Tahoe Boulevard, Unit C, Incline Village, NV
(775) 345-5966

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

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

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

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Flume Trail Mountain Bikes

Lake Tahoe Winter Activity
1115 Tunnel Creek Road, Incline Village, NV
(775) 298-2501

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

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Hang Gliding Tahoe

Lake Tahoe Winter Activity
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’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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Lake Tahoe Sightseeing Cruises

Lake Tahoe Winter Activity
MS Dixie Departure, 760 U.S. Highway 50, Zephyr Cove, NV
(800) 987-9852
Bleu Wave Departure, 2435 Venice Drive, South Lake Tahoe, CA
(800) 987-9852
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
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Spa Edgewood

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

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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Stillwater Spa

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

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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Tahoe Art Haus & Cinema

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

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

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Tahoe Boat & RV Rents

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

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

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Tahoe Donner Association

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

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

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Tahoe Donner Cross Country Ski Area

Tahoe Donner Association
Lake Tahoe Winter Activity
15275 Alder Creek Road, Truckee, CA
(530) 587-9484

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

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