Tahoe Tessie's 101 Fun Things To Do In Tahoe

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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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North & West Shore (CA)

The Gatekeeper's Cabin Museum is a Lake Tahoe Time Capsule.

Address: 130 West Lake Boulevard Tahoe City, CA 96145
North & West Shore (CA)

North Lake Tahoe Historical Society Keeping Tahoe's History Alive!

Address: PO Box 6141 Tahoe City, CA 96145
Truckee / Donner

Learn About Skiing History At Western SkiSport Museum.

Address: Auburn Ski Club (Castle Peak Exit I-80) Soda Springs, CA 95728
North Shore (NV) / Incline & Crystal Bay

Learn About This Historic Vocational School For American Indian Children.

Address: 5500 Snyder Avenue Carson City, NV 89701
North Shore (NV) / Incline & Crystal Bay

Ride The Train With Your Family!

Address: 2180 South Carson Street Carson City, NV 89701

Learn Loads Upon Loads at the Nevada State Museum!

Address: 600 North Carson Street Carson City, NV 89701
North & West Shore (CA)

Sugar Pine Point State Park is a Camper's Dream!

Address: Hwy. 89, West Shore Lake Tahoe Tahoma, , CA 96142
South Shore (CA)

Magic Carpet Mini Golf Tahoe Fun for the Whole Family

Address: 2455 Lake Tahoe Blvd South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150
South Shore (CA)

South Tahoe Ice Arena Delivers Smooth Thrills

Address: 1176 Rufus Allen Blvd South Lake Tahoe, CA 96152
South Shore (CA)

Lake Tahoe Boat Rides in South Lake Tahoe Will Take Care of Everything, Just Come Aboard!

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

Classic Tahoe Queen Cruise Wows Sightseers

Address: 900 Ski Run Blvd South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150
South Shore (CA)

Kayak Lake Tahoe Provides High Quality Rentals, Lessons And Tours.

Address: 3411 Lake Tahoe Boulevard South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150