All-Season Adventure Awaits
From winter snowfalls to summer sunshine, South Lake Tahoe is a four-season destination. Breathtaking natural splendor, adventures of all sizes for visitors of all ages, and experiences ranging from romantic to exhilarating — you’ll discover non-stop excitement steps from our cozy base camp. And while nature certainly steals the spotlight, South Lake Tahoe is home to a lively late-night scene, offering bustling casinos and buzzing nightlife.
Winter Activities in South Lake Tahoe
When you’re staying in the heart of the Sierra Nevadas, you’re guaranteed a winter wonderland.
With 18 unique nearby ski areas — including Heavenly Ski Resort right around the corner — a laid-back day on the sunny slopes is always within reach. From alpine and cross-country skiing to snowboarding for all skill levels, your high-altitude adventure awaits.
Winter fun doesn’t stop at the slopes. A snow-covered landscape offers plenty of other ways to experience the season, from sleigh rides and ice skating to snowmobiling along the crest of the Sierra with spectacular Lake Tahoe views below.
Summer Activities in Lake Tahoe
South Lake Tahoe shines in the summer. Discover biking excursions ranging from joy rides to challenging single-track mountain routes, world-class golf with majestic mountain views and holes on the shoreline, and watersports from kayaking to jet-skiing in America’s largest alpine lake.
This side of the lake is also a hiker’s paradise. The scenic trails of designated protected wilderness area Desolation Wilderness are sought-after for long-distance hiking, backcountry hiking, and shorter routes better for beginners and low-key adventurers.
Adventures For Thrill-Seekers
From popular and approachable parasailing experiences to the thrill of hand gliding and the unmatched adrenaline rush of skydiving from 12,000 feet — South Lake Tahoe is packed with high-energy fun for those who crave heart-pumping adventures. Discover more extreme experiences near our Lake Tahoe Resort and start building your bucket list.
Love is always in the air in Lake Tahoe — and it’s no wonder why. With awe-inspiring views included in almost every activity, there are endless dreamy backdrops for romantic experiences. Take a Scenic Gondola Ride up Heavenly Mountain, hit the skies in a hot air balloon, or explore more romantic things to do together.
Casinos & Nightlife
South Lake Tahoe takes the après ski to another level with tons of craft breweries, nightclubs, and casinos lining its streets. Gaming is a sport that never goes out of season, but if table games and taking your chance with Lady Luck isn’t your style, South Lake Tahoe casinos regularly host big-name concerts and live entertainment.
Kid-Friendly Fun & Family Activities
Bringing the little ones along? In South Lake Tahoe, you’ll find plenty of kid-approved activities and adventures for all ages. Enjoy a little friendly competition at the 18-hole mini golf course at Heavenly Village — surrounded by amazing Tahoe mountainscapes — experience the Ridge Rider Mountain Coaster, or take a break from the action and catch a movie at the Heavenly Village Cinema.
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Catching the peak of Fall Foliage in the Sierra Nevada
Science is cool and so are interactive maps. Thanks to some programming whiz kids at SmokyMountains.com and their use of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration data (including historical and forecast temperatures and precipitation), historical leaf peak trends, and peak observation trends, travelers now have an online map that lets them in on the best weeks to catch fall foliage splendor around the country — including right here in Tahoe.
ICYMI: Forbes Named Lake Tahoe Resort Hotel One of the Best Family-Friendly Resorts in Lake Tahoe
Big news! Our hotel was recently named one of the best family-friendly resorts in Lake Tahoe by Forbes! We love when families come to visit us and take pride in our awesome amenities for all ages, so being included on this list was a true honor.
12 Reasons to Host All Your Wedding Festivities at One Venue
Oftentimes at weddings, it seems like we spend more time navigating from place to place than actually mingling and enjoying the celebration. We travel (possibly a long distance) to the ceremony, just to jump back in the car and navigate to the cocktail hour or reception — which may or may not be at the same places as our hotel/lodging accommodations.
Don’t Miss These Lake Tahoe Waterfalls
While hiking in Lake Tahoe, don’t be surprised when you come across the sound of rushing water. This just means that you’re in close proximity to one of the many beautiful Lake Tahoe waterfalls!
Top 7 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?
A Lake Tahoe History Lesson
We are all well aware of the beautiful views and endless recreational opportunities that are present in Lake Tahoe, but how did it all begin? It is easy to be distracted by the amazing adventures and entertainment possibilities in this outdoorsy city, but like any favored destination, there is a story behind it all.
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The fresh air, the scenery, the wildlife — there’s really nothing like hiking around Lake Tahoe.
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