Top 7 Lake Tahoe Tours And Excursions

Lake Tahoe tours and excursions

When you think of vacations, do you need a little more than just relaxing the days away? Have you ever wanted to ride in a hot air balloon during sunrise or experience breathtaking views on a helicopter tour? Well, these once in a lifetime opportunities are at your fingertips when you take a trip to Lake Tahoe! Book your stay at the Lake Tahoe Resort Hotel to step out of your comfort zone and explore Lake Tahoe with our top tours and excursions. This list will undoubtedly bring out the adventurous side in you!

Seven Sacred Sights of Tahoe

One of the best tours in Lake Tahoe is the Seven Sacred Sights of Tahoe. This six hour tour can be booked for up to eight people and you’re brought around the entire lake to learn the history and background behind it all. From stories to statistics, you’re sure to come away from this tour with more knowledge about Lake Tahoe than you could have imagined and with beautiful pictures from all the great landmarks that you stop to see. A few highlights from this tour include Sand Harbor State Park, Emerald Bay and Viewpoint, also known as the “best view of Lake Tahoe.” This is also an ideal tour when you stay at the Lake Tahoe Resort Hotel because the tour begins at the Explore Tahoe Visitor Center, which is located less than a mile from the hotel!

Stand Up Paddleboarding Tour

Stand up paddleboarding is a popular sport in Lake Tahoe which is why there are multiple paddleboarding tours available in the area. Ranging in different levels of difficulty, on these tours you’ll get paddleboarding lessons, tips, and techniques along with interesting Lake Tahoe history facts. The Discover Paddleboarding Tour is great for beginners and comes at a reasonable price for a 1 to 3 mile tour. The Sand Harbor Stand Up Paddle Board Tour is made for those who are a little more advanced with the sport. On this tour, you’ll be shown the cost and travel between 3 to 6 miles on your board. Wherever your skill level may be, you’ll definitely want to check out the stand up paddleboarding tours in Lake Tahoe for an amazing view and adventure!

Tahoe Helicopter Tour

Gain a whole different perspective of Lake Tahoe when you’re thousands of feet in the air! Tahoe Helicopters offer scenic flights over various destinations, including Emerald Bay, Zephyr Cove, Sand Harbor and more. These helicopter tours are a perfect way to face your fear of heights or to check that helicopter ride box off your bucket list! Each tour is a 2 person minimum with varying prices and durations. Tahoe Helicopters welcomes walk-ins but also accepts bookings online or over the phone. Look through the helicopter tours and see which one best suits what you’re looking for!

Kayak Tour

Looking for an excursion that won’t get your adrenaline rushing too much? Kayak tours can be a perfect way to experience Lake Tahoe’s beauty without doing anything too crazy. Similar to paddleboarding, kayak tours are available in varying distances and difficulty levels, along with differing costs. Easier and shorter distant tours will come at a lower cost compared to the more moderate and longer kayak tours. Check out the Thunderbird Lodge Kayak Tour or maybe the North Shore Kayak Tour would be a better fit for you. Whichever one you decide to go with, be sure to look at all of the details so you’re prepared and know what to expect for your tour!

Lake Tahoe Balloons

Take a trip in a hot air balloon tour in Lake Tahoe for the ride of a lifetime! At Lake Tahoe Balloons, the tour begins at the Tahoe Keys Marina, just less than 6 miles from the Lake Tahoe Resort Hotel. You’ll experience the beautiful sunrise when you begin to drift away in the hot air balloon and you won’t reach land again for approximately 4 hours. Lake Tahoe Balloons provides guests with exceptional tours and views, ensuring that all safety measures and protocols are followed. All of your questions can be answered by calling (530)-544-1221 or you can visit their FAQ page on their website. Book your stay at the Lake Tahoe Resort Hotel so you can experience this incredible tour!

Star Tour

A unique tour that you can find in Lake Tahoe is the star tour. This guided tour begins with sunset kayaking, hiking, or snowshoeing and then the telescopic tour follows up once the sky begins to darken. Because these star tours are very popular, they tend to book up quickly, so get in line and book your star tour now! Tony Berendsen, an award winning astronomer, takes you on a mystical journey through the night sky. You’ll see stars in a way that you have never seen before, making this truly an unforgettable Lake Tahoe experience! The star tour is great for all ages, so don’t hesitate to book today!

M.S. Dixie II

A very well-known cruise ship in Lake Tahoe is the M.S. Dixie II. The M.S. Dixie II offers a variety of trips to customers, ranging from daytime scenic cruises to sunset cruises. This excursion is a very relaxing experience and is one where you can just sit back, relax and truly enjoy the views. Along with the gorgeous scenery, you’ll enjoy a short and intriguing Lake Tahoe history lesson, along with a special video presentation. With the M.S. Dixie II being located less than 5 miles from the Lake Tahoe Resort Hotel, these cruises are definitely worth your time and money, so check the availability of the cruise ship today!

By now, you’re well aware of the amazing opportunities that you can experience when you visit Lake Tahoe. Whether you’re thousands of feet in the air or are relaxing in the sun on a cruise, you’ll surely have a memorable time with family and friends when exploring the Tahoe area. Don’t hesitate, book your stay at our hotel today so you can begin your adventures in Lake Tahoe!