Keep in mind that many of the activities are seasonal, so plan accordingly.
Summer and Fall.
Enjoy outdoor fun from early morning to late evening. Take an Emerald Bay
cruise on the M.S. Dixie; soak up the sun at Baldwin Beach
; helicopter over of Emerald Bay
, fit in 18 holes at Edgewood, hike D.L. Bliss State Park
and check out the Balancing Rock
; explore Vikingsholm
castle; dive into the lake on a kayak, paddle board, jet ski or parasail; mountain bike along the Truckee River
; or glide over mountain tops on the Heavenly gondola
Winter and Spring. From November to early April, snow sports are the main Lake Tahoe attraction. Heavenly Mountain Resort is the activity center for South Lake Tahoe. There are also options for Nordic skiing and other snow sports. Save some energy to enjoy the nightlife which includes shows, fine dining, and gaming at Harvey's, Harrah's, Lakeside Casino, Dottie's or Hard Rock.
|To Lake Tahoe (Friday or Saturday)|
|6:15 - 6:30 AM
||Pick up at Fisherman's Wharf and Union Square.
|7:20 - 7:30 AM
||Pick up at East Bay(El Cerrito del Norte).
|7:30 - 9:00 AM
||Across Sacramento River Delta, Pick up at Rancho Cordova
|9:00 - 9:30 AM
||Pick up at Sacramento
|9:30 - 11:30 PM
||Cross the El Dorado National Forest on our way to picture-perfect South Lake Tahoe.
|11:30 - 12:00 PM
|| Arrive and drop off at the Lakeside Inn (a few blocks from South Lake Tahoe). If you are planning afternoon skiing, drop your luggage and make the short walk to the Gondola for Heavenly Mountain Ski Resort.
|1:15 - 4:30 PM
||(Summer Only) Make an excursion to the authentic "Old West" mining town of Virginia City.