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What Are the Best Things to Do in Spring in Lake Tahoe?

Submitted on: 5/1/24 | by Lindsey Carlson
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Although we do say goodbye to winter with a heavy heart, it only means that spring is upon us and with it comes one of our favorite times in Lake Tahoe! Spring activities in Lake Tahoe are second to none, and take advantage of the quieter season before the hoards of tourists start the great migration to the Lake.

From warmer weather to beautiful sunny days, things to do in spring in Lake Tahoe range from outdoor fun to incredible events to welcome the spring. Wondering what to do in Lake Tahoe in the spring? Look no further, we have picked out a few of our absolute all-time favorite activities to celebrate spring flowers and warmer weather!

1.) Spring hiking in Lake Tahoe
Use our Lake Tahoe hiking guide to find the best hikes in the area, whether it’s a beginner's stroll or a strenuous backpacking trip. Spring is one of the best times to hike in Lake Tahoe, with cooler air and less crowd. Enjoy the wild outdoors!

2.) Golfing in Lake Tahoe
This spring has arrived a bit earlier than usual, which means now is the perfect time to enjoy a 18-hole game. Courses are starting to open up, and most of them haven’t yet started getting packed. If you are staying at Resort at Squaw enjoy the convenience of their golf course, which opens May 20. Guide to golfing in Lake Tahoe: http://www.tahoesbest.com/Golf

3.) Spring concerts in the area
Lake Tahoe always boasts great entertainment, from the best casino shows in California to easy access to Reno, there are always great bands coming through. Find a full list of upcoming events here: http://www.tahoesbest.com/Calendar

4.) Helicopter tours in Lake Tahoe
Everyone thinks they know where the best view of Lake Tahoe is, but Reno Tahoe Helicopters has them all beat. Enjoy a bird’s eye view of this magical Lake, with tours like sunset viewing, Emerald Bay tour, Waterfall tour and more!

5.) Picnic at the beach
Beach weather is just around the corner… so grab a picnic basket and head to the beach before the crowd beats you there! There are so many amazing beaches in Lake Tahoe, so take your pick and bring a lunch.