Things to Do in Tahoe, Nevada

Things to Do in Tahoe, Nevada
Tahoe, Nevada, is a wonderland for outdoor enthusiasts and families seeking to get away for the weekend. Known for its lake and all the activities associated with water sports, there are also great hiking trails, biking adventures and more that can be enjoyed in the surrounding mountains. Tahoe is a friendly town with a relaxed feel perfect for an adventure seeker looking to have some fun.

Shirley Lake

Take a four-mile hike along Shirley Lake. This adventure starts at the High Camp where you have to take a tram to get to it or you can go the opposite direction for a grueling uphill workout. You'll pass stunning waterfalls, canyons and rolling creeks. Stop and take photos, go fishing or just trek along on this three-hour or so hike through nature's beautiful surroundings.


Alpine Meadow is a resort that takes up 2,400 acres and has more than 100 ski runs and 13 lifts. These runs are evenly divided among beginner, intermediate and advanced trail blazer runs. Set in the Tahoe National Forest, the views are incredible as you take in the breathtaking scenery while traveling down the trails and runs.

Alpine Meadow
2600 Alpine Meadows Road
Tahoe City, CA 96145
(530) 583-4232


For fishing fans Tahoe has some great daily sportfishing trips. Catch some big fish, ones worthy of mounting or serving for a feast. Or just enjoy an afternoon of catch and release, appreciating the sport for its quiet challenge. This is a great trip for individuals of all ages as well as families and groups of friends.

Ski Run Marina
900 Ski Run Blvd., Suite 102
South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150
(530) 541-5448

Ice Skating

Located outside the Village Cinemas in the summer, the rink is converted into a miniature golf course but winter months it's all about the ice. Take the kids skating or time yourself speed skating around the loop. Either way you're sure to have fun once you lace up those skates.

Heavenly Village Ice Rink
Heavenly Village Way
South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150
(530) 543-1423

Mountain Bike Ride

Jump on your bike and take a ride though the mountains of Sugar Pine Point State Park on the western side of Lake Tahoe. There are numerous trails for all levels, from a short looped trail that passes the world's highest working lighthouse to a 15-mile trip that takes six to seven hours and takes you past alpine lakes, wildlife, pastures and more. Getting on that bike is relaxing while also giving you a great workout and one of a kind personal experience.

Article Written By Jeffrey Brian

Jeffrey Brian is a professional writer specializing in fishing topics. He also uses his real estate training, sales abilities and general life knowledge to tackle a variety of other subjects.

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