Whether you’re visiting the area for a vacation or a family reunion, put these on your list of top things to do in Lake Tahoe. From zip-lining to helicopter rides, there are tons of adventures3 to be had in this stunning region.

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Distance: 5 Miles
Soak in the surroundings of the Sierras when you take a ride with HeliTahoe®.

King's Beach

Distance: 8 Miles
Take the family to this alpine beach town with swimming, shopping, dining, and more.

Tahoe Treetop Adventure Park

Distance: 10 Miles
Whether you’re in the mood for zip-lining or rope-swinging, this park has your adventure.

Squaw Valley®

Distance: 18 Miles
Home to the 1960s Olympics, this valley is one of the area’s most popular destinations.


Distance: 34 Miles
Surrounded by the shores of Emerald Bay, this castle offers a peek into Tahoe history.

Kidzone Museum

Distance: 10 Miles
For indoor and outdoor exhibits, classes, and camps, take the kids to the KidZone.
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Pack Layers

Even during the warmer months, Lake Tahoe can get chilly at night. Pack plenty of layers so you can stay warm and comfortable outdoors.

Maps and Apps

To help with directions while you explore the area, bring a map or download the Lake Tahoe app, Tahoetopia, on your smartphone.

Bring Sunscreen

Whether it's winter or summer, protect your skin. Remember, snow reflects sunlight and can intensify sun exposure.

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