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What to Do in South Lake Tahoe: Must See Attractions

South Lake Tahoe Attractions

Smaller cities have an atmosphere you just don't find in their larger counterparts. Make a note of all the exciting things to see and do in South Lake Tahoe before you head off so you can pack the most into your escape. You'll soon learn that bigger doesn't always mean better!

Learn what makes South Lake Tahoe tick with the most popular tours & day trips. Scroll through our 26 fun activities in South Lake Tahoe, and book with ease knowing that we offer free cancellation and no added fees.

Things to Do in South Lake Tahoe with Kids

Taking a break with the youngsters? You'll find lots of activities and tours in South Lake Tahoe that'll put big smiles on little faces. Try out these family friendly experiences:

Free Things to Do in South Lake Tahoe

Some say the best things in life are free. Discover the following around South Lake Tahoe:

Lake Tahoe Historical Society Museum - Take the entire family and embark on a journey of discovery through history together.

Ski Run Marina - Find out for yourself why locals and travelers alike love the atmosphere of this place.

Tahoe Mountain Wedding Chapel - Throw a little spirituality into your vacation by dropping by this sacred site.

Pope Beach - Breathe in the ocean air and watch the waves lapping against the shore at this lovely coastal spot.

Mt. Tallac Trail - Let nature's rugged beauty revitalize your mind.

Bijou Community Park - Prepare a picnic and enjoy a relaxing stroll around the beautiful plants.

Explore The Neighborhoods of South Lake Tahoe

Lakeside Park

Lakeside Park might not have many top sights, but Heavenly Gondola and The Shops at Heavenly Village are two attractions nearby that you can check out.

Al Tahoe

If you're spending some time in Al Tahoe, Regan Beach and El Dorado Beach are top sights worth seeing.

Tahoe Paradise

While Tahoe Paradise might not have many sights to explore, venturing just a little farther will lead you to top things to see and do like Tahoe Paradise Golf Course and Lake Tahoe Golf Course.

Gardner Mountain

Though Gardner Mountain might not have many top sights, you can venture to the surrounding area to see attractions like Lake Tahoe Balloons and Heavenly Gondola.

Sierra Shores

If you're spending some time in Sierra Shores, Heavenly Valley and Lake Tahoe are top sights worth seeing.

Christmas Valley

Christmas Valley might not have many top sights, but Adventure Mountain and Sierra-at-Tahoe Resort are two attractions nearby that you can check out.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What to do in South Lake Tahoe on a sunny day?

Soak up the nice weather (and get a little exercise as well) with one or two of these outdoor experiences:

What should I not miss in South Lake Tahoe?

Impress your friends back at home by capturing a selfie in front of Heavenly Ski Resort.

What can you do in South Lake Tahoe for free?

You could leave your money in the hotel safe for the day, because these fabulous attractions can be seen for nothing:

  • The Shops at Heavenly Village
  • Lakeside Beach
  • Lakeside Marina
  • Regan Beach