Top Five Activities You Must Do In Lake Tahoe

Gorgeous view of the Lake Tahoe in South Lake Tahoe

1. fishing

Group of people fishing with Mile High Fishing Charters

Lake Tahoe Fishing is one of the most under rated activities. If your taking a guided fishing trip on board one of the elite Lake Tahoe Fishing Companies or getting a line wet from the shore Lake Tahoe offers bounty for all ages. Mackinaw, Lake Trout, German Brown Trout, Rainbow Trout or Kokanee Salmon by hook or the Bounty of Crawdads by trap. The brilliant blue waters of Lake Tahoe are pristine and the fish harvested are delicious. For food or fun make Lake Tahoe fishing one of your top priorities when visiting this incredible tourist destination. Try Mile High Fishing Charters for everything fishing in Beautiful Lake Tahoe.

2. Hiking

Girl hiking and viewing Lake Tahoe landscape
Hiking in the area is world renowned and Lake Tahoe has the trail for all ages and experience. Located in the Heart of the Sierra Nevada Mountain Range the opportunities are endless. The lake sits at 6224’ feet of altitude, with the highest peak in the are, Freal Peak at 10,886’. If your goal is to climb high or to get deep into the forest this is your place. Waterfalls prevail in the Spring with the Sierra Snow Pack melting. Eagle Falls at Emerald Bay is one of the most photographed locations in the world and is easy to get to. Located on Highway 89 North just 10 miles from South Lake Tahoe this is a must see for visitors of all ages. Glen Alpine Falls is another beautiful spot located on the Southwest corner of the basin feeding into Fallen Leaf Lake, Nestled the base of Mount Tallac it also serves as the Mount Tallac Trailhead. Hiking the 9800’ peak of Mount Tallac is a locals favorite. Round trip this hike will take about 6 hours. Not for the faint at heart this scenic trip is one of the most picturesque. Last but certainly not least is the D.L. Bliss State Park. A fantastic journey covering 7 miles of shoreline this partially cut trail is magnificent.

3. Biking

mountain biking on the trails around Lake Tahoe
Bring your own bike or visit one of the many rental shops in the are. Mountain Bikes, Road Bikes or Beach Cruisers your idea of biking will be fulfilled. The 72 miles around the lake is a top attraction of the weekend warrior or the advanced enthusiast. Boasting both vertical ascension and descents this is one of the favorite rides. Nicknamed the Tour De Tahoe is one of the best rides anywhere in the West. With thousands of miles of offload trails including the Lake Tahoe Rim Trail, Mountain Biking is a thrill! Check your tires, fill your water bottle and take to the trails. Lake Tahoe also has hundreds of mils of bike trails. A family favorite is taking to the bike trails on Highway 89. Ride to the beach, Historic Camp Richardson or Emerald Bay.

4. Kayaks/Stand Up Paddle Boards

A couple kayaking on Lake Tahoe
The Clear Blue Water and pristine Shoreline make Kayaks and Stand Up Paddles a must do in Lake Tahoe. A great activity and one of the best ways to enjoy the lake. Tahoe is one of the only places I the world with an interactive trail system on the water. Tahoe Lake Adventures a partner to Mile High Fishing Charters can take you on a guided trip on one of the many top locations on the lake. The trip starts with a boat ride to the location of choice. A paddle trip that lasts about one hour, narrated and guided by an array of long time locals. Finished off with refreshments and your return to the Tahoe Keys Marina. Many locations around the lake to launch your own kayak or board as well rental locations.

5. Scenic Tour

Nothing better tan a great drive.  No matter where your staying in Lake Tahoe your not far from a world class destination.  Heading clockwise around the lake starting in South Lake Tahoe the trip around the lake will take an average of 3 hours.  Strarting out with Pope Baldwin and Kiva Beaches these amazing State Parks can turn into a day long activity.  Heading further north be sure to make a stop at Emerald Bay and Eagle Falls.  A short 15 miles ahead is Sugar Pine Point and the Beautiful Sugar Pines of Lake Tahoe.  Next stop Tahoe City, grab lunch at one of the many great restaurants in this small town on the Northwest end of Lake Tahoe.  Next stop Carnelian Bay and Te Club Cal Neva. Often visited by the infamous Rat Pack in the 50’s.  Keep heading around the Lake by the huge Estates in Incline Village. The Indian burial grounds at Cave Rock and finally the Casinos on the South East side.

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