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Things To Do at Lake Tahoe

Nestled in the Sierra Nevada mountains, Lake Tahoe is a world-class, year-round resort destination, luring over three million people annually to its sapphire waters. The area offers boundless recreational opportunities, including skiing, golf, cycling, fishing, hiking, boating, watersports and pristine beaches, as well as exceptional shopping, dining, casinos and nightlife. It’s no wonder Lake Tahoe is part of so many family traditions and cherished memories.

 

SEASONAL ACTIVITIES 

Lake Tahoe is a magical destination any time of year. Click to see our top recommendations for fun in the snow and sun.  

Winter Activities

Summer Activities

 

NORTH LAKE TAHOE CALENDAR OF EVENTS

There's no shortage of happenings in North and South Lake Tahoe, Truckee and nearby Reno. Click to see what's happening in the area. 

Lake Tahoe calendar of events 

Reno calendar of events 

 

DINING 

North Lake Tahoe, Truckee and The Village at Northstar offer an abundance of excellent eateries. 

Whether you're seeking casual, family-style, lakefront or fine dining, there's a restaurant to satisfy every palate. Click to see our favorites. 

Lake Tahoe dining

  

SHOPPING

Take a break from nature to experience fun and relaxed shopping at the Village at Northstar, the historic downtown Truckee, or on the lakeshore towns. From art galleries and local crafts to the latest sportswear, you'll find a memento of your Northstar vacation.
Lake Tahoe shopping   

 

ENTERTAINMENT AND NIGHTLIFE 

Hit the town with LakeTahoe's endless entertainment options. Belly up to a Village at Northstar bar; make the short drive to lively downtown Truckee or vist Crystal Bay or Incline Village, Nevada for gaming, live music and nightlife. 

Lake Tahoe casinos 

 

TRUCKEE 

Just moments from the Village at Northstar and Old Greenwood  is charming Truckee, California. Visitors to the Tahoe area should make a point of visiting this quaint, railroad town. Wander the streets of historic downtown for boutique shopping, wonderful dining and historic points of interest. Or, spend the day playing on Lake Tahoe's lesser-known cousin, Donner Lake. Outdoor enthusiasts will enjoy Truckee's extensive hiking and mountain biking trails as well as paved cycling paths, including the stunning, riverfront Legacy Trail

 

Cruises on Lake Tahoe

Emerald Bay

Fun Facts About Lake Tahoe

History of Lake Tahoe

Map of Lake Tahoe

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