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11 THINGS TO DO IN LAKE TAHOE (JULY 03 - JULY 12)

Scenic Road Trips

Scenic Road Trips

all year round • activity

Driving along a large number of picturesque roads with stops near the highlights and most unique spots can be a perfect vacation plan

South Yuba River Swimming Holes

South Yuba River Swimming Holes

March–October • activity

A great way to relax during hot summer days

Monitor Pass

Monitor Pass

late April–mid-November • activity

A great outlook at the eastern Sierra Nevada

Truckee River Tubing

Truckee River Tubing

mid-May–September • activity

A relaxing and fun weekend activity

Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festival

Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festival

July 1–August 22, 2022 • event

High quality entertainment in the stunning setting

Paddleboarding (SUP)

Paddleboarding (SUP)

May–September  • activity

One of the most enjoyable and fun water activities is popular all along the California coastline

Mount Tallac

Mount Tallac

May–October • activity

Prepare to be stunned by beautiful vistas of Lake Tahoe

Desolation Wilderness

Desolation Wilderness

late May–October • nature

With dozens of trails and lakes, this area is a hiker's paradise

Loch Leven Lakes

Loch Leven Lakes

June–November • activity

A beautiful chain of lakes high in the Sierra Nevada Mountains

Grouse Lake

Grouse Lake

mid-June–September • nature

An oasis nestled among rocks and beautiful granite slabs

Freel Peak

Freel Peak

July–October • activity

A popular climbing spot in Sierra Nevada Mountains

8 THINGS TO DO OUT OF SELECTED DATE RANGE

The Great Reno Balloon Race

The Great Reno Balloon Race

out of rangeSeptember 9–11, 2022 • event

The world's largest free hot air balloon festival

SnowGlobe Music Festival

SnowGlobe Music Festival

out of rangeDecember 29–31, 2021 • event

Celebrate New Year's Eve with a cold, fresh mountain view, perfect powder, your favorite snow activities, and the world's best musicians—all in one place

4th of July on Lake Tahoe

4th of July on Lake Tahoe

canceledJuly 4, 2021  • event

A dazzling celebration of America's independence around the scenic Lake Tahoe

Lake Tahoe Fall Colors

Lake Tahoe Fall Colors

out of rangeOctober–early November • nature

The perfect time to enjoy the serene beauty of the Eastern Sierra

Skiing at Lake Tahoe

Skiing at Lake Tahoe

out of rangelate November–late April (best in February) • activity

Magical sparkling scenery and a wide range of activities attract people to Lake Tahoe each winter

Lake Tahoe New Year's Eve

Lake Tahoe New Year's Eve

out of rangeDecember 31 • event

The United State's best year-round playground is exceptionally fabulous on this special night

Bassi Falls

Bassi Falls

out of rangeApril–June (best in late April–May) • activity

A beautiful and popular site in El Dorado county

Lake Tahoe Marathon

Lake Tahoe Marathon

out of rangeOctober 8–10, 2021 • event

The three-day running festival with multiple options with stunning views

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