Summer Activities in Lake Tahoe

Stay warm and fall in love with Lake Tahoe's' picturesque outdoor summer activities. Lake Tahoe is one of the most stunning natural destinations in California with year-round appeal. Summer adds the possibility of swimming, water-skiing, as well as camping at the numerous Lake Tahoe area parks and private campgrounds. Check out all our summer activities you can do during your stay with SkyRun Vacation Rentals.

 

Public Beaches

Public Beaches

At 22 miles long and 12 miles wide it is the largest Alpine lake in North America. The beautiful panoramic mountain views can be experienced from every beach on the 72-mile shoreline! North Lake Tahoe’s Hidden Beach is very popular and located near Incline Village. Even though it might be hard to find, and parking is limited, everyone agrees the effort is worth it! Chimney Beach is a delightful sandy beach that is found six miles south of Incline Village, and it is one of Lake Tahoe’s few dog-friendly beaches. Looking for a large recreation area? Kings Beach Recreation Area is one of the best spots for water sports rentals and is great for families as well as large groups. You will find a playground, volleyball courts, and shaded picnic tables ready for the perfect beach day! 

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Golfing

Golfing

Looking for a challenge on the links? Discover world-class North Lake Tahoe golf courses that are one in a million, from the amazing views and clean mountain air to the professional services and fantastic amenities. These are among the most scenic courses in North America, offering a unique golfing experience. Best of all, there are plenty of golf courses in Lake Tahoe to choose from. Consider navigating the acres of stately pines and blue sagebrush at Old Greenwood Golf Course, a Jack Nicklaus Signature Golf Course. You may just have your best game yet at the secluded Coyote Moon Golf Course with its rolling hills, enormous granite outcroppings, delicious scent of wildflowers, and beautiful Trout Creek gurgling in the background. You might take on the challenge at the Resort at Squaw Creek Golf Course, a Robert Trent Jones Jr. championship golf course, nestled at the base of Squaw Valley USA. Another popular golf venue is Northstar Golf Course, with its blend of majestic pines and partial valley for a one-of-a-kind experience. 

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Lure & Fly Fishing

Lure & Fly Fishing

No matter what the season, it’s time to fish at Lake Tahoe. Grab a fishing rod and let the North Lake Tahoe fishing guides take you to best fishing spots on the lake! Between the mackinaw, rainbow trout, brown trout and Kokanee salmon you are sure to come back plenty on your string. Whether you are on the lake or hitting one of the many local streams, this is your chance to come home with a fishing story everyone will enjoy! Check out Mickey’s Big Mack Charters at Sierra Boat Company in Carnelian Bay. You will find their fishing boat equipped with the latest in electronics and gear. If a more personal experience is what you are after, book a private charter with Captain Chris’ Fishing Charters. Captain Chris will guide you to some of Lake Tahoe’s best-kept secret fishing holes, as well as fillet your catch for you when you get back to shore.

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Whitewater Rafting

Whitewater Rafting

Prepare to get splashed when you book a whitewater-rafting trip with Tributary Whitewater Tours. Navigating rivers such as the Truckee, American, Yuba, and Carson is made easy with their trained guides, who will give you a fun-filled and unforgettable adventure. The Lake Tahoe Adventure Company will set you up with a roller-coaster kayaking trip, a mountain biking escapade, hiking expedition, guided rock climbing trip, or a combination of two or three of these for a multi-sport experience. 

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Marinas & Watersports

Marinas & Watersports

North Lake Tahoe marinas are located from Sunnyside to Sand Harbor and as with most marinas during the summers, parking can fill up quickly so be sure to plan ahead. Most of the marinas include boat launch locations to full-service marinas offering fueling docks, deli, convenience store, and boat rentals.  If boating isn’t your thing you can always rent kayaks for the lake, as well as stand up paddle-boards (SUP). 

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Hiking Trails

Hiking Trails

There are many North Lake Tahoe hiking trails to choose from, so lace up those hiking boots, throw on some the sunscreen and head off for an adventure into the wilderness. You will be satisfied with beautiful scenery, glances of area wildlife, and crisp mountain air. Here you'll find some our nearby favorite trails for all levels.

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Mountain & Road Biking

Mountain & Road Biking

North Lake Tahoe biking trails offer breathtaking scenery and an adrenaline rush like never before! Beginners can enjoy easy cross country trail rides, while advanced riders get a thrill out of technical downhill runs. The Flume Trail mountain bike trail is outstanding with easy to moderate terrain and incredible views. The ride up to Watson Lake is fairly secluded and offers a great workout.

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Upcoming Lake Tahoe Events

06 - 01 Oct

Yoga & Wine~This Friday! Oct 06, 2017 - 18:30 PM - Jun 01, 2018 - 21:00 PM The Yoga Room, Tahoe City, United States

01 - 30 Dec

Feel Good Fridays Dec 01, 2017 - 15:00 PM - Mar 30, 2018 - 23:00 PM Auld Dubliner Squaw Valley, Olympic Valley, United States

09 - 17 Dec

AIARE Avalanche Rescue Course Dec 09, 2017 - 10:00 AM - Mar 17, 2018 - 18:00 PM Alpenglow Expeditions, Olympic Valley, United States

15 - 16 Dec

AIARE 1 Avalanche Course Dec 15, 2017 - 09:00 AM - Mar 16, 2018 - 18:00 PM Alpenglow Expeditions, Olympic Valley, United States

21 - 27 Dec

BLACK OUT BINGO Dec 21, 2017 - 22:00 PM - Apr 27, 2018 - 00:00 AM Auld Dubliner Squaw Valley, Olympic Valley, United States

22 - 27 Dec

Local live music with Pete Charles & Garry Stutz Dec 22, 2017 - 20:00 PM - Apr 27, 2018 - 23:00 PM Auld Dubliner Squaw Valley, Olympic Valley, United States

26 - 10 Dec

Moonlit Snowshoe Tour & Dinner Dec 26, 2017 - 18:00 PM - Mar 10, 2018 - 19:30 PM Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows, Olympic Valley, United States

30 - 03 Dec

Larry Bird's Mustache Dec 30, 2017 - 22:30 PM - Feb 03, 2018 - 01:00 AM Auld Dubliner Squaw Valley, Olympic Valley, United States

31 - 31 Dec

Winter Fireworks Dec 31, 2017 - 20:00 PM - Mar 31, 2018 - 19:45 PM Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows, Olympic Valley, United States

06 - 10 Jan

Intro to Backcountry Skiing Jan 06, 2018 - 09:00 AM - Mar 10, 2018 - 17:00 PM Alpenglow Expeditions, Olympic Valley, United States

08 - 24 Jan

Karaoke Jan 08, 2018 - 22:00 PM - Apr 24, 2018 - 01:00 AM Auld Dubliner Squaw Valley, Olympic Valley, United States

09 - 31 Jan

Sips Sessions with GMR Jan 09, 2018 - 21:00 PM - Jan 31, 2018 - 00:00 AM SiPS, Tahoe City, United States

12 - 20 Jan

Friday Night Tasting Notes Jan 12, 2018 - 16:00 PM - Apr 20, 2018 - 19:00 PM Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows, Olympic Valley, United States

13 - 10 Jan

Winter Music Series at Alpine Bar Jan 13, 2018 - 15:00 PM - Mar 10, 2018 - 18:00 PM Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows, Olympic Valley, United States

13 - 31 Jan

Little Chef's Pizza Jan 13, 2018 - 15:00 PM - Mar 31, 2018 - 16:30 PM Resort at Squaw Creek, Olympic Valley, United States

13 - 10 Jan

Winter Music Series at Plaza Bar Jan 13, 2018 - 16:00 PM - Mar 10, 2018 - 19:00 PM Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows, Olympic Valley, United States

13 - 31 Jan

Mixology Jan 13, 2018 - 17:00 PM - Mar 31, 2018 - 18:00 PM Resort at Squaw Creek, Olympic Valley, United States

19 - 19 Jan

Chi McClean LIVE at Sunnyside Restaurant & Lodge Jan 19, 2018 - 19:00 PM - Jan 19, 2018 - 22:00 PM Sunnyside Restaurant and Lodge, Tahoe City, United States

20 - 20 Jan

IWSD Squaw Valley with SheJumps and K2 Jan 20, 2018 - 10:30 AM - Jan 20, 2018 - 18:00 PM Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows, Olympic Valley, United States

20 - 20 Jan

Après-Ski Music Series ft. All Good Funk Alliance Jan 20, 2018 - 16:00 PM - Jan 20, 2018 - 20:00 PM Coffeebar Squaw Valley, Olympic Valley, United States

24 - 24 Jan

Sunnyside Fish Taco Fundraiser Jan 24, 2018 - 06:00 AM - Jan 24, 2018 - 10:00 AM Sunnyside Restaurant and Lodge, Tahoe City, United States

26 - 26 Jan

AIARE 2 Avalanche Course Jan 26, 2018 - 10:00 AM - Jan 26, 2018 - 18:00 PM Alpenglow Expeditions, Olympic Valley, United States

27 - 28 Jan

C.O.B@AuldDubliner Jan 27, 2018 - 21:00 PM - Jan 28, 2018 - 00:55 AM Auld Dubliner Squaw Valley, Olympic Valley, United States

31 - 31 Jan

Save the Date for our Fish Taco Fundraiser Jan 31, 2018 - 18:00 PM - Jan 31, 2018 - 22:00 PM Sunnyside Restaurant and Lodge, Tahoe City, United States

03 - 24 Feb

Little Chef's Cupcakes Feb 03, 2018 - 15:00 PM - Mar 24, 2018 - 16:30 PM Resort at Squaw Creek, Olympic Valley, United States

08 - 08 Feb

Community Soup Night Feb 08, 2018 - 18:00 PM - Feb 08, 2018 - 19:30 PM Olympic Village Lodge at Squaw Valley, Tahoe City, United States

08 - 08 Feb

Winter Film Series #4: Hilaree O'Neill Feb 08, 2018 - 20:00 PM - Feb 08, 2018 - 23:00 PM Olympic Village Lodge at Squaw Valley, Tahoe City, United States

09 - 09 Feb

Girls on the Run-Sierras LUNAFest 2018 Feb 09, 2018 - 19:45 PM - Feb 09, 2018 - 23:00 PM Tahoe Art Haus & Cinema, Tahoe City, United States

16 - 17 Feb

Shred the Love- Alpine Meadows Feb 16, 2018 - 16:30 PM - Feb 17, 2018 - 20:30 PM 2600 Alpine Meadows Road, Alpine Meadows, CA 96146

22 - 22 Feb

Alpenglow Winter Film Series Feb 22, 2018 - 20:00 PM - Feb 22, 2018 - 23:00 PM Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows, Olympic Valley, United States

22 - 22 Feb

Winter Film Series #5: Barry Blanchard Feb 22, 2018 - 20:00 PM - Feb 22, 2018 - 23:00 PM Olympic Village Lodge at Squaw Valley, Tahoe City, United States

24 Feb

Poor Man's Whiskey at Moe's Original BBQ - Tahoe City Feb 24, 2018 - 22:00 PM Moe's Original BBQ - Tahoe City, Tahoe City, United States

03 - 03 Mar

2018 SKI for MS Squaw Valley Mar 03, 2018 - 09:00 AM - Mar 03, 2018 - 19:00 PM Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows, Olympic Valley, United States

14 - 30 Mar

$99 Learn to Ski & Ride Special at Alpine Meadows Mar 14, 2018 - 09:30 AM - Mar 30, 2018 - 16:15 PM Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows, Olympic Valley, United States

18 - 18 Mar

4th Annual Mothership Classic Mar 18, 2018 - 10:00 AM - Mar 18, 2018 - 18:00 PM Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows, Olympic Valley, United States

19 - 21 Mar

Women's Summit Mar 19, 2018 - 21:30 PM - Mar 21, 2018 - 17:00 PM Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows, Olympic Valley, United States

21 - 25 Mar

Liberty Mutual Insurance NASTAR National Championships Mar 21, 2018 - 09:00 AM - Mar 25, 2018 - 12:30 PM Squaw Valley Rd, Olympic Valley, CA 96146, United States

06 - 08 Apr

2018 WinterWonderGrass Tahoe Music & Brew Festival Apr 06, 2018 - 14:45 PM - Apr 08, 2018 - 22:00 PM Squaw Valley Resort, Olympic Valley, United States

06 - 08 Apr

WinterWonderGrass Tahoe Apr 06, 2018 - 14:45 PM - Apr 08, 2018 - 22:00 PM Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows, Olympic Valley, United States

10 - 15 Apr

Snowsport History Celebration Squaw Edition 2018 Apr 10, 2018 - 09:00 AM - Apr 15, 2018 - 14:00 PM Squaw Valley Resort, Olympic Valley, United States

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