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Things to Do

Craig Zager’s Top 20 Things to Do in Lake Tahoe

  1. Take a scenic trip around the Lake, by bicycle or by car
  2. Go on a hot air balloon ride
  3. Water ski, snow ski, or snowboard
  4. Kayak or stand-up paddle board on the Lake
  5. Hike to one of the many mountain peaks: Freel, Tallac, Mt. Rose, Twin Peaks, Monument…
  6. Go to the beach! Nevada Beach, Round Hill Pines, Zephyr Cove, Sand Harbor, Baldwin, Emerald Bay…
  7. Rent a boat or a wave-runner and see Lake Tahoe
  8. Go paragliding
  9. Golf at one of 20 courses within an hours distance
  10. Snowmobile
  11. Watch a sunset at Edgewood Restaurant
  12. Charter a Lake Tahoe helicopter tour
  13. Shops at Heavenly Village
  14. Hike the Tahoe Rim Trail
  15. Go Charter fishing (Ski Run Marina)
  16. Go ice skating at the South Lake Tahoe Recreational Center or Heavenly Village
  17. Enjoy fine dining at Ciera Steak House at Mt. Bleu hotel and casino
  18. Walk the trail from Kahle Park through Rabe Meadow to Nevada Beach
  19. Go miniature golfing at the Shops at Heavenly Village
  20. Hop on the Heavenly Gondola and enjoy the observation deck for the best imaginable views of Lake Tahoe