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One destination. Countless things to do. No matter the season, you can get your fill of everything from adrenaline-inducing fun with mountain biking and skiing to finding peace and serenity by kayaking on the water or taking a snowshoe tour. And in-between all of your activities, don't forget about our great selection of shopping, dining and nightlife. Discover all of the incredible things to do in Lake Tahoe and our surrounding areas and start planning your next visit.
For those who prefer flat, paved trails to steep rocky ones, Tahoe is home to road biking trails which make a great way to tour the area.
Bike rentals are available through The BackCountry, an independent ski, bike, and mountain shop located in both Truckee and Squaw Valley. Whether you’re off-road cycling, rock climbing, backpacking, paddling, hiking, trail running, or just plain kicking around the Sierra, the BackCountry has all of the equipment you need.
The Lake Tahoe area is home to some renowned climbing routes, beloved by pro climbers and local amateurs alike. But if you don’t know a sloper from a crimp, don’t worry, there are guides that will help you learn the ropes.
Truckee River Raft Co. is the original Tahoe Rafting company. Their raft excursions consist of a leisurely, self-guided, five-mile float down the Truckee River. You’ll cruise through mellowd and serene areas with picturesque mountain views and lively little rapids, punctuated here and there with perfect swimming holes and picnic spots.
Enjoy a taste of our local favorite restaurants in Squaw Valley, including Twenty Two Bistro, the Auld Dubliner, Le Chamois, Rocker @ Squaw and more.
Voted North America’s best ski resort and host of the 1960 Winter Olympics, the Squaw Valley legacy has maintained a vibrant ski culture and mountain energy that spans from village to peak. Its spirit of outdoor adventure is reflected by the views of Lake Tahoe’s translucent waters, and its inspiration is carved into the slopes of the Sierra mountains. Once you reach your destination at High Camp, located at 8,200′, breathe in the fresh mountain air and enjoy a variety of activities.
Dining with a view, romantic date night options, family favorites, and more can all be found at Tahoe City restaurants. Here are a few of our favorite dining options in the area.
Whether you're craving a burger, Italian food, or tacos, Truckee restaurants are sure to please. Check out a few of our favorites, including Trokay, Pianeta, Truckee Tavern, Old Town Tap and more.
North Lake Tahoe is home to a number of different ski mountains, each with its own personality and defining characteristics. Get to know our Lake Tahoe Ski Resorts.
Taking a lesson with a certified professional is a great way to get started for the first time on skis or a snowboard, or to refresh your muscle memory after a few years away from the slopes.