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Lake Tahoe

fun on and off the slopes

A great vacation is all about variety, so it should come as no surprise that there are plenty of things to do at Lake Tahoe beyond skiing and snowboarding. Whether your idea of bliss is tubing with your kids, enjoying a sunset lake cruise or throttling a snowmobile through fresh snow, odds are you can do it here. In spades.

What to do in Lake Tahoe

Ice Skating

Enjoy ice skating in the open air in unique settings at the Lake Tahoe resorts. Rentals available – fun guaranteed!

Kids/family activities

Whether you have kids or are one yourself, there are plenty of fun things to do in Lake Tahoe. Think zip lines, parades, kid’s events and more!

Lake cruises

What other ski resort offers boat rides and lake cruises? Enjoy Lake Tahoe’s scenic beauty surrounded by snowcapped peaks on an authentic Mississippi paddlewheeler.


Embrace your inner kid with some downhill fun. Sledding, tubing and snow play opportunities can be found at many of the Tahoe ski resorts and partners.

Sleigh rides/dog sledding

The thrill and excitement of an open air sleigh or dog sled ride is not to be missed. Experience a different perspective and spectacular views.


Complement a day on the slopes with a guided scenic backcountry snowmobile tour that offers unique views of Lake Tahoe and the Sierra Nevada Mountains.

Snowshoeing/cross-country skiing

Many Lake Tahoe ski resorts offer cross-country skiing, and you can snowshoe pretty much anywhere that appeals to you. Rentals, lessons, groomed tracks and warming huts are available at most ski resorts.

Photos: Lake Tahoe Visitors Authority, Northstar California, Sierra-at-Tahoe