Things to Do in South Lake Tahoe, CA

  • Our list of the best things to do in South Lake Tahoe, California, features the top 178 nearby activities — including 76 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
  • South Lake Tahoe, CA has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Outdoor Places, Entertainment & Shows, Sights & Landmarks, and Museums & Galleries.
  • The results below include the top 34 things to do within the city of South Lake Tahoe, CA , followed by 144 popular activities in nearby cities, including Carson City, Tahoe City, Incline Village, Stateline, Minden, Gardnerville, Zephyr Cove, Genoa, Truckee, Crystal Bay and Glenbrook
  • Our list of the best things to do in South Lake Tahoe, California, features the top 178 nearby activities — including 76 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
  • South Lake Tahoe, CA has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Outdoor Places, Entertainment & Shows, Sights & Landmarks, and Museums & Galleries.
  • The results below include the top 34 things to do within the city of South Lake Tahoe, CA , followed by 144 popular activities in nearby cities, including Carson City, Tahoe City, Incline Village, Stateline, Minden, Gardnerville, Zephyr Cove, Genoa, Truckee, Crystal Bay and Glenbrook
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Big City Hunt 3066 Lake Tahoe Blvd, South Lake Tahoe, CA MoreLess Info
Participants gear up and launch the Big City Hunt app to start their own adventure, racing against the clock at a time of their choosing
8.4 Miles
98% 799 votes
Other Tours 1679 Erie Circle, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150 MoreLess Info
Based in South Lake Tahoe, Tahoe Photographic Tours is a touring company dedicated to discovering the best spots for nature and wildlife photography. It offers a variety of tours in the mountains of Northern California.
3.6 Miles
99% 278 votes
Helicopter Tours 1901 Airport Road ste 106, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150 MoreLess Info
Reno Tahoe helicopters offer some of the most memorable helicopter rides over South Lake Tahoe. They are in business throughout the year and though the rides are a bit costly, the experience is worth every penny. The staff is well-trained, extremely professional and helpful.
2.3 Miles
94% 818 votes
Historic Sites State Hwy 89, South Lake Tahoe, CA MoreLess Info
South Lake Tahoe's Tallac Historic Site sits on the banks of Lake Tahoe. Visitors are welcome throughout the year, and the best time to visit is in late summer. All of the buildings are closed during the winter months, although the property remains popular with cross-country skiers.
6.2 Miles
99% 180 votes
Hot Air Balloon Tours Hwy 50, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96151 MoreLess Info
Explore South Lake Tahoe from high above the ground with a trip from Lake Tahoe Balloons. Standard flights are one hour long and piloted by ballooning experts with impeccable safety records.
1.3 Miles
100% 138 votes
Boat Tours 2435 Venice Drive East, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150 MoreLess Info
With a variety charter boat / yacht tours and water sports to choose from, Lake Tahoe Boat Rides is a popular choice when it comes to experiencing the best of Lake Tahoe. The crew is licensed, well-trained and experienced. Their services are pricey but worth the quality they offer.
4.3 Miles
95% 164 votes
Mountains Lily Lake trailhead, Fallen Leaf Lake Road, South Lake Tahoe, CA MoreLess Info
Serving as the classic 9.5 mile out-and-back Mt. Tallac Trail, many users access for a standard day hike activity. It begins on the southwestern side of Lake Tahoe before traveling up Mount Tallac for panoramic views.
1.6 Miles
91% 197 votes
Beaches Highway 89, South Lake Tahoe, CA MoreLess Info
Located on the southern shore of lake Tahoe, Pope beach is a quiet and peaceful place surrounded by nature's bounty. Restrooms, picnic tables and standing barbeque's are available but parking might be difficult to find. The place remains crowded during weekends.
0.7 Miles
94% 54 votes
Kayaking 3411 Lake Tahoe Boulevard, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150 MoreLess Info
There are interesting caves and rock formations in the Tahoe area lakes. Renting a kayak from Kayak Tahoe is a good way to explore this area.
0.1 Miles
90% 51 votes
Paddleboarding 3115 Harrison Ave, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150 MoreLess Info
With South Tahoe Standup Paddle, visitors can explore the lake waters with a stand up paddle board rental. The shop offers visitors several tour packages, including sunset trips, eco-tours, and lady's night tours.
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91% 66 votes
Bus Tours South Lake Tahoe, CA MoreLess Info
Discover Lake Tahoe Wine and Harvest Tour offers guided tours of four chosen wineries and boa vista orchards. They charge reasonable prices which include the tastings and the lunch. The drivers and guides are attentive and well-informed about the area.
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