Tahoe Winter Activities

Zephyr CoveSnowmobileCenter The only Snowmobile Tour Operation in SouthShore that offers stunning lake view trails at 9000 feet. This is a great family adventure, with tours for first time riders and experienced snowmobilers. The have over 100 Ski-Doo snowmobiles, expert guides, grooming equipment and trail maintenance. Located four miles from Stateline, Nevada, the center provides free shuttle service, full service lodge, and clothing rentals for those spontaneous Tahoe visitors. www.zephyrcove.com/lake-tahoe-snowmobiles.cfm

Tahoe Snowmobiles How about self-guided snowmobile tours for the right folks? For those with the right towing vehicle (meaning a V8), the snowmobiles and trailers are included in your rental. This gives you the freedom to ride at any one of the designated snowmobile areas in Lake Tahoe. They have easy ride-on/ride-off trailers with multiple snowmobile rentals, along with safety tips, riding instruction and a map so can explore the beauty of Lake Tahoe. www.tahoesnowmobiles.com/rental/rental.php

Lake Tahoe Adventures With some of the beautiful scenery and deepest snow, the high elevations of HopeValley continue to provide for some of the best snowmobiling in Tahoe. HopeValley regularly has the deepest snow pack in the west coast due to its high elevation. The snowmobile season typically lasts from November to April. There is complimentary transportation from Meyers to the base of HopeValley. Clothing is available for rental here too. www.laketahoeadventures.com/snowmobiles.php

Get Tubular at Sierra-at-Tahoe this is quite a tubing hill. No vacation in Tahoe is complete until you have raced down the tubing hill at Sierra-At-Tahoe. The lift accessed tubing hill (no walking) includes 425-feet of high banked turns, rollers and a slick surface. www.sierraattahoe.com/info/winter/tubing.asp

Heavenly's high-altitude AdventurePeak located at the top of the Gondola at Heavenly. The 1st part of the journey is getting there! The 2.4-mile ride up the mountainside in the Gondola is one trip you'll never forget. The 2nd part of the adventure is the park itself, complete with restaurant, snowbike rentals and more! There's plenty of fun-filled opportunities for children of all ages at Heavenly's AdventurePeak.  www.skiheavenly.com/mountain/adventure_peak/

Adventure Mountain Lake Tahoe the "old" Echo Summit Ski Area off of Highway 50. AdventureMountain is a 40 acre winter wonderland offering groomed sledding hills and snow play areas, groomed sledding runs for children and adults, and marked trails for cross country skiing and snowshoeing. You can bring your own sled, saucer or tube, or you may buy one there. A Concession stand sells some food and some clothing. A great location for the Sunday afternoons. www.adventuremountaintahoe.com/

Heavenly Village is now operating its lighted, outdoor ice-skating rink for families to enjoy the crisp Tahoe evening while skating and soaking in the mountain village ambience. This has all the music and ambiance you would need to feel like you have arrived in a winter wonderland. wwwtheshopsatheavenly.com/skating/

South Tahoe Ice Skating Arena Next door to the recreation complex is a full service state of the art ice skating facility. This is a NHL size Ice Skating Arena offering daily ice skating, lessons, hockey camps, café, video arcade, party rooms, locker rooms and quality skate rentals. If you are up on Tahoe and need to throw a children’s birthday party this is the place. www.recreationintahoe.com/icearena.htm

Borges Family Sleigh Rides Old fashioned, handmade sleigh and carriages. The Borges family has owned and operated this business for 30 years. Be sure to bring your camera, a Borges storyteller will snap a photo of you and your companions on the sleigh with breathtaking Lake Tahoe in the background. During the exciting ride, your sleigh driver will also point out local landmarks.  www.sleighride.com

Camp Richardson Corral with intimate sleigh rides through the wilderness. Call 530-541-3113 for details. www.camprichardson.com/resort/recreation.cfm

Have you have wanted to mush with the Huskeys? Join 30-year veteran musher, Dotty Dennis, and her husky dogs for an exciting and memorable winter adventure on Husky Express. The sled rides last about an hour and take place in the wilderness of Hope Valley. www.lake-tahoe.highsierra.com/sst/

Running Creek Sled Dog Rides  is located at Kirkwood and involves a 40 minute ride of pure bliss at Kirkwood Meadows. This is for folks that want to put their feet up and relax while taking in all the beauty of the Kirkwood meadow, Red Cliffs and the ski mountain. Daily tours with full moon tours available monthly. www.kirkwood.com/winter/dogsleds.php

Heli Tahoe is the way to take in the scenic view of Lake Tahoe. Tahoe is stunning by air. See the shores of the Lake, fly over to EmeraldBay or take a look at Heavenly – you would be surprised what you find. Flights depart daily from the Lake TahoeAirport. Be sure to tell Claudio you saw this on My Tahoe Realtor.com and ask for any Linnea specials. www.helitahoe.com

Aqua Shuttle is the way to experience the world’s only aqua ski shuttle! A fantastic day of sightseeing, cruising and skiing or snowboarding awaits you in Lake Tahoe. Travel by deluxe coach service to Northstar or Squaw Valley USA for a spectacular day of world-class skiing or boarding. For your return trip, we welcome you aboard the Tahoe Queen, Lake Tahoe’s only authentic paddlewheeler, for the best après ski party on the lake. A Pub Grub Menu and bountiful buffet dinner are available. www.zephyrcove.com/ski-shuttle/index.cfm

Emerald Bay Sightseeing and Dinner/Dance Cruises are a must before leave the beautiful Lake Tahoe. Zephyr Cove Resort has the proud tradition of offering the widest variety of entertaining cruises on this stunning lake. And they feature the two most classic and storied vessels on the lake—the Tahoe Queen and M.S. Dixie II. www.zephyrcove.com/cruises/index.cfm

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