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10 THINGS TO DO IN LAKE TAHOE (JUNE 20 - JUNE 29)

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

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

Bassi Falls

Bassi Falls

April–June (best in late April–May) • activity

A beautiful and popular site in El Dorado county

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

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Lake Tahoe Fall Colors

Lake Tahoe Fall Colors

October–early November • nature

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

Skiing at Lake Tahoe

Skiing at Lake Tahoe

late November–late April (best in February) • activity

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

The Great Reno Balloon Race

The Great Reno Balloon Race

September 10–12, 2021 • event

The world's largest free hot air balloon festival

SnowGlobe Music Festival

SnowGlobe Music Festival

December 29–31, 2019 • 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

July 03–06, 2020 • event

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

Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festival

Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festival

July 10–August 21, 2020 • event

High quality entertainment in the stunning setting

Freel Peak

Freel Peak

July–October • activity

A popular climbing spot in Sierra Nevada Mountains

Lake Tahoe Marathon

Lake Tahoe Marathon

October 08–10, 2021 • event

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

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