Tahoe Tessie's 101 Fun Things To Do In Tahoe

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This site is packed with information for the new or veteran visitor to Lake Tahoe and surrounding areas. Information included within this site includes sightseeing tips, local maps, an outdoor activity planner, casinos, things to do, skiing, fishing, restaurants, an event calendar and many money saving coupons. Take a look, we are sure it will make your visit to Lake Tahoe area more enjoyable.

The Tahoe Queen - The Tahoe Queen runs out of Ski Run Marina and is Lake Tahoe's only authentic Mississippi paddlewheeler. It can carry over 300 passengers around the lake. Cruises on the Tahoe Queen come highly recommended, and the the Sierra Sunset Dinner Dance Cruise is the best for couples and.

M.S. Dixie II - The M.S. Dixie II is the other Lake Tahoe paddlewheeler accommodating up to 400 passengers. Enjoy an unforgettable ride on Tahoe's beloved Dixie as she scoots along the water. The Lake Tahoe Sunset Dinner Cruise is by far the most memorable of the available options, and we at Tahoe's Best encourage you to indulge this summer!

Squaw Valley Tram - Also known as the Squaw Valley Cable Car, this unique experience is most enjoyable during the summer when you can take it the cable car up the mountain and hike on some less traveled trails. The cable car travels up aproximately 2,000 feet to High Camp at Squaw Valley.

The Woodwind - This beautiful catamaran will take private charters and tours out on the beautiful blue waters of Lake Tahoe. Enjoy sailing as well as the camaraderie of friends, family and the crew!

Ponderosa Ranch - Following the popular television series Bonanza, the fictional Ponderosa Ranch became a real theme park in the 1960s on the shores of Lake Tahoe. The park originally consisted of wagon rides and adventures of sorts. Now there is a cabin-style vacation rental on the property, which provides one of the best private homes to stay at in Lake Tahoe.

Parasailing - Parasailing in Lake Tahoe is an absolute unforgettable experience. It is impossible to get a better view of the region. Read more about parasailing and other Lake Tahoe Water Sports.

Heavenly Tram - Similar to the tram at Squaw Valley, the Heavenly Tram climbs around 2,000 vertical feet above Lake Tahoe. Departing from the Village at Heavenly, this smooth ride carries you up to the base of the Heavenly mountain where you can enjoy paramount views of the Tahoe Basin and many hiking trails.

Hot Air Balloons - Taking a hot air balloon ride in Lake Tahoe is something everyone must do at some point. Climbing higher than the mountain peaks, you will be awestruck by the unparalleled views of endless mountains and forest. Check out Balloons Over Tahoe for more information about booking a hot air balloon ride!

The Tahoe Gal - The Tahoe Gal is another paddlewheel cruise ship similar to the Tahoe Queen and the M.S. Dixie II. The Tahoe Gal specializes in romantic dinner and dance cruises on Lake Tahoe. These are perfect for any summer night escape.

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Guided fishing trips in Northern California on the Sacramento River system - Close to Tahoe!

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Tahoe Powder House has 8 Locations around South Lake Tahoe, ski & snowboard rentals for all levels, and drop off options in North Lake Tahoe.

Address: 4045 Lake Tahoe Blvd South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150
South Shore (CA)

Lake Tahoe Camping: Sunny Shores & Snowy Summits

Address: 1175 Melba Dr South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150
North & West Shore (CA)

Inspiring Kayaking and Biking with Tahoe Adventure Company 

Address: 7010 N. Lake Blvd. Tahoe Vista, CA 96148
South Shore (CA)

Fish Efficiently With Don Sheetz Fishing Charters!

Address: 2435 Venice Drive East South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150
South Shore (NV)

Blue Ribbon Lake Tahoe Sportfishing offers Tahoe's Best Charters

Address: 1398 US 50 Glenbrook, NV 89413
Truckee / Donner
These diverse boutique stores will have you captivated and enjoying Truckee in no time!

Address: 10065 Donner Pass Road Truckee, CA 96161
The Village at Northstar Stores is the Area's Premier Shopping Location

Address: 5001 Northstar Drive Truckee Lake Tahoe, CA 96161
With everything from a pet store to sports equipment stores, shopping here never disappoints.

Address: 1901 Chamonix Pl Squaw Valley, CA 96146
Go on a shopping spree here and you'll never get bored!

Address: 400 Squaw Creek Road Squaw Valley, CA 96146
North & West Shore (CA)

Familes, Kids & Experts Love Alpine Meadows Ski Resort.  Has a Boarding Terrain Park.

Address: 2600 Alpine Meadows Road Tahoe City, CA 96146
Truckee / Donner

Night Skiing & All-Mountain Terrain Park!

Address: 19749 Boreal Ridge Rd. Truckee, CA 96161