Discover unique things to do in Lake Tahoe in winter when you embrace your inner fun hog on a sled or snowmobile. Feel the wind on your face as you glide on cross-country skis or ice skates. Gather your friends and family together for a rousing snowball fight on the beach. Or pack up a thermos of hot chocolate (or hot toddies) and enjoy a glorious Lake Tahoe winter sunset.
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Winter Sports On Lake Tahoe’s South Shore
South Lake Tahoe winter is unparalleled. Here, you’ll discover that a fresh blanket of snow contrasts dramatically with Lake Tahoe’s famously clear blue waters – a gorgeous backdrop for all your winter sport activities.
From Snomobiling to Ice Skating
Lake Tahoe Winter Sports
There are so many snow activities to try. From snowshoeing to cross country skiing or even the motorized adventures via snowmobiles, there is much fun to be had of the snow-kind. And for those of us that just want to get outside for a bit without a lot of time and effort, you might want to give snow tubing in Lake Tahoe a try.
Find all the fun winter sport activities Lake Tahoe has to offer
The opening dates for Lake Tahoe Ski resorts typically start in late November, depending on the weather, remain open through Mid-April or early May, and with a big enough winter even as late as July. Check the snow report to see the current conditions. For official opening dates, we recommend checking with individual resorts.
Where to Stay for Quick Access to Winter Sports at Lake Tahoe?
There is no shortage of accommodations in Lake Tahoe. If you want to be close to the ski action, there are many hotels around Heavenly Mountain Resort. If you prefer the nightlife and being surrounded by endless gaming options, there are a number of epic casino hotels in South Lake Tahoe that will leave you with a chance of winning it big. Never leave home without your four-legged companion? Check out our list of pet-friendly hotels and bring the whole family!
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