South Lake Tahoe Trip Picks
Skiing, Snowboarding, and Other Snowsports
You’ll find three world-class ski resorts here – Heavenly, Kirkwood, and Sierra-at-Tahoe – that boast a combined 8,000 acres of unparalleled terrain. From groomed corduroy to steep chutes, magical glades to award-winning parks, you’ll quickly learn why Tahoe is a snow mecca for skiers and snowboarders.
There are so many other ways to enjoy the snow here, too. Think cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, snowmobiling, and snow play.
Emerging as one of the nation’s premier mountain biking destinations, South Lake Tahoe is home to numerous mountain bike trails, from flat scenic paths to hair-raising downhills. The Tahoe Area Mountain Biking Association (TAMBA) website is a great resource for trail info, including springtime trail conditions if snow might be a consideration.
Paddleboarding, Boating, and Other Lake Activities
Lake Tahoe is magnificent up close and personal. Experience the majesty of the lake in a host of ways. Think stand-up paddle board, boat cruises, rental boats, personal watercraft, or canoe.
Vikingsholm and other Historic Sites
From the Tallac Historic Site, home to the Baldwin Estate, the Pope Estate, and Valhalla, to Vikingsholm, ‘Tahoe’s hidden castle’ located in Emerald Bay, you’ll find plenty of unique Tahoe stories, all of them with unforgettable views of the lake.