Things to do in Tahoe City
Ultimate Lake Tahoe Self-Driving Audio Tour
Explore Lake Tahoe’s dazzlingly blue waters and stunning mountainous backdrop with this self-guided audio tour! Drive around the entirety of the lake as you learn about its origins, admire its breathtaking vistas, and dive into its Gilded Age history. Explore hikes, historic homes, and waterfall views along the way. This self-guided driving tour allows you to experience all of Lake Tahoe with maximum flexibility and value. Purchase one tour per car, not per person. Everyone listens together! Within 30 min, we'll send you two things: a unique password and an app. Download the app onto your phone, enter password, and download the tour. When you arrive, go to the South Tahoe Visitor Center, launch the app, and follow the instructions! Stick to our recommended route for the best experience. NO EXPIRATION-THE TOUR IS AVAILABLE FROM THE MINUTE YOU BOOK UNTIL FOREVER! THIS ISN'T AN ENTRANCE TICKET. CHECK COVID RULES & OPENING HOURS BEFORE YOUR VISIT.
Driving Lake Tahoe: A Self-Guided Audio Tour From Tahoe City to Incline Village
Visit the small towns along Lake Tahoe's northwestern shore and take in unique views from Stateline Fire Lookout and Mount Rose Overlook on this scenic driving tour. This tour begins outside the Gatekeepers Museum and continues north to Carnelian Bay, Tahoe Vista, Kings Beach and Crystal Bay. Our 20-mile drive ends at the Mount Rose Scenic Overlook in Incline Village. As you drive, you’ll hear stories about: • Early Native American history in the Tahoe Basin • How John Steinbeck and Mark Twain are connected to Lake Tahoe • The lumber industry in Incline Village • Early modes of transport around Lake Tahoe • The quaint communities of northwestern Lake Tahoe This driving tour can be completed in about 90 minutes without any stops. Along the way, you’ll have the option of visiting two of Lake Tahoe’s popular beaches, hiking to one of Tahoe’s earliest fire lookouts, or enjoying a beverage or meal lakeside. Parking fees are not included in the price of this tour.
Self-Guided Tour from South Lake Tahoe to Tahoe City
Take in the stunning state parks of Emerald Bay, Eagle Lake, D.L. Bliss and Sugar Pine, scattered along Lake Tahoe’s West shore, on a driving tour. On this tour, you’ll explore the early community of Al Tahoe, the Tallac Historic Site, and view three early Tahoe summer homes. The tour continues with optional hikes to Vikingsholm at Emerald Bay, Eagle Falls, and Eagle Rock. Enjoy the picturesque splendor of Lake Tahoe and its surrounding snow-capped mountains as you drive, along the way hearing stories about: • Some of Tahoe’s colorful characters • Early Native American history in the Tahoe Basin • Lake Tahoe’s early history • The trees of Tahoe’s pine forest • Historic homes dating back to the late 1800s and early 1900s • The history of gaming in Lake Tahoe This driving tour can be completed in about two hours without any stops. Along the way, you’ll have the option of visiting a number of state parks. Parking fees are not included in the price of this tour.
A Self-Guided Tour From Incline Village to South Lake Tahoe
Discover Lake Tahoe’s rugged eastern shore, visit magnificent overlooks and beaches, and learn about the area’s connection to the Pony Express and lumber industry. This 27-mile tour begins outside Sierra Sotheby’s International and continues along the eastern shore of Lake Tahoe from Incline Village to South Lake Tahoe. As you drive, you’ll hear stories about the area’s past. You’ll also learn about: • Incline Villages’ Millionaire’s Row • The Ponderosa Theme Park • The history behind Thunderbird Lodge • Lake Tahoe’s second growth forest • Cave Rock and its connection to early Native American History • Early Mail Delivery and the Pony Express This driving tour can be completed in about 90 minutes without any stops. Along the way, you’ll have the option of visiting a few of Lake Tahoe’s out-of-the-way beaches and two Nevada State Parks, hiking to the base of Cave Rock, or enjoying a beverage or meal lakeside. Parking fees are not included in the price of this tour.
Cross-Country Ski Rental in Lake Tahoe
Discover the beauty of Northern California’s famed mountains and propel yourself across snow covered terrain and backcountry trails in Lake Tahoe with a cross-country ski rental. With your choice of two rental locations minutes from some of South Lake Tahoe’s best resorts for groomed tracks, you can be outfitted by professionals and on the slopes in no time. Once fitted and equipped with high-quality cross-country skis, boots and bindings, tour through snowy backcountry for views of the surrounding mountains or the lake thousands of feet below.
Ski or Snowboard Rental in Lake Tahoe
You might not quite be ready to conquer the slopes like a professional, but you can master the mountains of Lake Tahoe by opting for a ski or snowboard rental package. Professionals will fit you for your choice of skis or a snowboards, as well as share the tips and tricks to getting you down the mountain safely and having the most fun possible. Reserve in advance to secure your rentals, which are perfect for families who want to avoid the hassle of hauling their own gear.
Full Day Self-Guided Bike Tour of Lake Tahoe
We offer personalized customer service. Our team of experts will ensure you are fitted to the right equipment for your needs. We offer detailed route guidance and maps and are here to show you the best bike routes. All equipment is sanitized before your rental, and our team will assist you in a safety demonstration before you depart. We also have en-route assistance for those who need help along the way.
Bike Rental in South Lake Tahoe
We are a family owned company offering the highest quality carbon fiber, chromoly, and aluminum bikes including Specialized, Santa Cruz, and KHS. We offer rentals, lessons, and tours. Please call or email Inclusive Excursions for more details. Casey, the owner is a 25 year old with a dream... to help others enjoy the outdoors. Casey has a passion for teaching others and outfitting guests on a fun day filled with adventure. Please support our growth by renting with us. We will make sure you have a fun day of adventure!
Tour of California Self-Guided Driving Bundle
There’s no place on earth like California, and this ultimate bundle gives you the complete Golden State experience! Cruise down the picture-perfect Pacific Coast Highway, spot some celebs in LA and hit the beaches in historic La Jolla. Or take time to unwind and enjoy the beauty of nature at Lake Tahoe or Joshua Tree National Park. Plus, hack into the tech sector in Silicon Valley and cross the Golden Gate Bridge in San Fran! California’s a huge, beautiful state, so why limit yourself to just one part of it? Within 30 min, we'll send you two things: a unique password and the app. Download the app onto your phone and enter the password. Then download the tour inside. When you arrive, go to the designated starting location to start the tour. Stick to the tour route & speed limit for the best experience. No expiration — the tour is available from the minute you book until forever! This isn't an entrance ticket. Check pandemic rules and opening hours before your visit.
Kayak & Stand Up Paddle Board Rentals - Special Insight on Crystal Clear Coves
- No tour guide needed - Just "grab n go" - with our universal kayak/SUP racks, almost any car can carry your rentals to wherever you'd like to go… except maybe a convertible with the top down. 😉 - All necessary equipment provided ** We are happy to issue a refund for anyone in your party who feels unsafe in certain choppy water conditions. We just ask that you bring the rental back within the hour. **
Introductory Snowshoe Shared Experience
Explore winter wonderland one step at a time on this introductory tour! Find solitude in winter on a private trail through Tahoe National Forest.
Moonlight Snowshoe Tour Under a Starry Sky
Exploring Tahoe National Forest is a wonderful activity any time of the year and at any time of day. There is an extra level of uniqueness and specialty due to this experience taking place under the moon and starlit sky. The reflective light from the snow illuminates the forest allowing us to explore without any use of headlamps. Snow crystals flicker with the light on the surface of the snow. Constellations and bright stars blanket the sky above.
Guided Tour of Historic Virginia City and Carson City from South Lake Tahoe
Step back in time on this narrated tour following the Pony Express Trail to America’s largest historic landmark Virginia City – the Comstock Lode founded in 1859, where Mark Twain roamed the streets and everybody wanted a piece of the “Richest place on Earth “. Driver tour guide narrates about history, geography, geology, flora and fauna of the region on the way to Virginia City ( 40 miles or 1 hour 20 min. ) Tour includes a visit to The Way it was museum
Full-Day Lake Tahoe Circle Tour including Squaw Valley
Admire Lake Tahoe from every angle on this scenic tour that takes you all the way around the lake with a local insider guide. As you travel a total of about 80 miles (130 km), you’ll stop at Emerald Bay, Truckee River Dam and Logan Shoals — three of the lake’s best viewpoints — and visit Tahoe City, a bustling small town on the north shore. Plus, explore the mountain village at Squaw Valley ski resort. During the trip, listen to your guide’s stories and interesting facts about the lake’s history and highlights.
Kayak Tour of Historic Lake Tahoe West Shore
Explore the historic western shore of magnificent Lake Tahoe on this 2 1/2 hour guided tour. Paddle out on crystal clear, snow-fed water while hearing colorful stories of the west shore's most prominent landmarks and important personalities. This is the perfect tour for families and visitors looking to learn more about this treasured landscape on an easy paddle near Tahoe City. **Please note the cost of the tour is $75.00 per person with a 2 person minimum - if selecting the "double" option it will automatically fill spots for 4 people. If your party has only 2 people chose "single" kayak tour and if you prefer a tandem/2 seater kayak just call the shop after booking and we will adjust the boat type for you.**
Wild West Day Trip from Lake Tahoe with Train Ride
Delve into Nevada’s Wild West mining history on this tour from South Lake Tahoe to Virginia City, a mining boomtown listed on the US National Register of Historic Places. With a knowledgeable guide, travel along part of the Pony Express on the drive to Virginia City, where you’ll take a ride on the Virginia & Truckee Railroad. Then explore the town however you wish, checking out museums and visiting the saloon.
Scenic Snowshoe Adventure in South Lake Tahoe, CA
This off the beaten track adventure requires virtually no experience at all. Families, couples, solo travelers (and dogs) are all encouraged! This epic excursion takes you on a journey to some of our secret gems of South Lake Tahoe. All of the equipment will be provided including top of the line snowshoes, trekking poles, and instruction. This guided journey will provide breathtaking views along with amazing nature and wildlife photo opportunities. We will be in avalanche-free areas with the most amazing wildlife & scenery that you will not find on your own. You can go at your own pace while you guide leads the way. Let us know the degree of difficulty that you would like and we will do our best to accommodate you. As long-time local experts we will know exactly where to take you depending on your skill and comfort level. Let us show you places that are our favorite hidden treasures. . **If this listing says "sold out" please just give us a call and we will accommodate you.
Half Day Snowshoe Hike in Tahoe National Forest
This adventure takes place immersed in Tahoe National Forest located only minutes from Palisades Tahoe and Alpine Meadows. From private access, we follow a personal trail through the woods to one of our all-time favorite viewpoints. Throughout the hike Iconic scenery of Alpine Meadows, Olympic Valley and the Sierra Crest can be enjoyed in this sparsely populated zone, allowing for an uninterrupted immersive experience.
Half-Day Guided Backcountry Ski Touring Experience near Incline Village
Looking for an alternative to the expensive, crowded ski resorts? Have you been interested in exploring backcountry skiing opportunities? Ski Nevada provides introductory backcountry ski tours and instruction in a safe and supportive atmosphere in the beautiful mountains of Lake Tahoe Nevada.
Half-Day Self-Guided Electric Bike Tour | Lake Tahoe's Iconic East Shore Trail
Indulge Yourselves and experience more of Lake Tahoe's Scenic Coast. Enjoy all the Breathtaking views in Relaxed Comfort. As you ride, enjoy stops to snap photos at beaches and various panoramic viewpoints. Cruise along the scenic shoreline and end up at Sand Harbor, Tahoe's most beautiful State Park.. Please Note: All Riders Must be of AGE 18+!