Lake Tahoe is a stunning destination with year-round events, activities, and attractions. Check out some of our favorites here.
Be sure to get a valid license before you try your hand at fishing! The closest spot to get a license by Squaw is Swiggards Hardware in Tahoe City. Some top fishing spots in our area include the Truckee River and Pyramid Lake.
Want to take a class or go with a guide? We recommend Alpine Fly Fishing.
Some of the region's best hikes are right here at Squaw Valley | Alpine Meadows. At Alpine, try the intense but rewarding Five Lakes Trail. At Squaw, hike the three fairly strenuous miles to High Camp on the Shirley Canyon Trail and take the tram down for free!
There may be no better way to see Tahoe in the summertime than on two wheels. Come summertime, Tahoe becomes an epicenter for cyclists of all kinds. The area is home to endless miles of singletrack for mountain bikers, steep climbs and mellow roadways perfect for road cyclists, and paved, multi-use paths along the Truckee River and the shores of Lake Tahoe for families who love bikes. Make Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows your summer home base and you’ll be in the center of the action and at a great place to start a variety of rides.
Boating & Watersports
Located on the pristine shores of Lake Tahoe, California, High Sierra Water Ski School offers Water Skiing, Wakeboard, Paddleboard, Wakesurfing, Wakeskating & Wakekiting Lessons, Power Boat Rentals, Power Boat Charters, Jet Ski Rentals, plus Canoe, Kayak, and Equipment rentals.
Kayak & SUP
Explore the pristine blue waters of Lake Tahoe on a kayak or paddleboard. This is a great way to see the lake from a different perspective and squeeze in some exercise. Tahoe City Kayak is the closest option.
Enjoy a round of golf surrounded by exquisite views of Squaw Valley when you play at the Resort At Squaw Creek.
Looking to play at other locations around the lake? Just ten minutes away, you can tee of at the Tahoe City Golf Course, which offers great family-friendly options, or at the beautiful Old Brockway Golf Course in King's Beach that offers a lake view.
Visit our small businesses here in the Village, including Lather & Fizz Bath Boutique, Spruced Gift & Home, Squaw Dogs, and Plumpjack Sports, or choose from bigger-name brands such as Patagonia, Oakley, & The North Face.
Dining & Drinks at Squaw Alpine
You can also always check out Events Calendar for the latest on one of our elegant, catered meals.
Dining & Drinks in the Tahoe Basin
In Truckee, grab a bite at Old Town Tap in the heart of the Historic Downtown or a beer around the corner at the popular community spot Alibi Ale Works. Get your caffeine fix at Coffeebar's Truckee location, or a filling breakfast at Donner Lake Kitchen.
In Tahoe City, visit Pioneer Cocktail Club for delicious food and trendy drinks. For something quicker, visit Sips. Hidden in a liquor store, this popular little spot also serves Poke while playing classic ski movies.
Additionally, in the summer, join us for the annual Wanderlust Yoga Festival, a weekend that offers opportunities for meeting fellow yogis, perusing the latest trending yoga accessories, practicing meditation, and more.
Tahoe has great live, local music year-round.
Reno is one of the fastest-growing urban areas in the country. Teeming with artists, musicians, & a dynamic food scene, there are plenty of places worth visiting.
For breakfast, visit the newly-opened Perenn Bakery. For lunch, check out award-winning Süp in midtown. For dinner, head across the street to Midtown Eats, then visit their stunning neighbor Death & Taxes for a high-end cocktail & impressive liquor list.
Ski & Ride at Squaw Valley | Alpine Meadows
This one goes without saying! Peruse ticket & pass options to get started on exploring the legendary terrain at these two world-class mountains.
Head towards the East Shore of the lake for some epic views from a snowmobile! Children 5+ are eligible to ride, making this a great option for the family who loves all things extreme. Starting from the top of Brockway Summit with Lake Tahoe Snowmobiling is one of the best options.