Summer Family Activities

Discover Family Activities in South Lake Tahoe This Summer

It doesn’t get much better than summer in South Lake Tahoe! From days on the water to exploring hiking trails, there are plenty of family activities to enjoy. Bask in 12 hours of daylight at Lake Tahoe beaches, admire stunning views from Glen Alpine Trailhead, get out on the water, or even skydive! Keep reading for even more things to do during summer in Lake Tahoe.

Glen Alpine Trailhead

Find some of the most breathtaking views in South Lake Tahoe at Glen Alpine Trailhead, just 40 minutes from Forest Suites Resort. After taking in the views, hit the trails for an easy 2-mile hike to Grass Lake or more strenuous, 6-mile hikes to Lake Aloha or Tallac. Aside from gorgeous lake views, admire small waterfalls, meadows, alpine lakes, and 60-foot waterfalls. With plenty of options, Glen Alpine Trailhead is a great family activity in South Lake Tahoe.

El Dorado Beach

Get your beach fix at El Dorado Beach at Lakeview Commons. This Lake Tahoe beach offers a variety of amenities including a public boat launch, food concessions, restrooms, picnic tables, BBQ pits, and views of the incredible lake. While you’re there, visit a rental shop and try out a non-motorized watercraft. Rentals for kayaks, peddle boats, and standing paddle boards are available daily. Fishing is also available from the Lake Tahoe beach, at Rubicon Point or Cave Rock, with a sport fishing license.

Kayak Tahoe

The best way to experience the beauty of Lake Tahoe is on the lake itself with Kayak Tahoe. Get out on the water with single or double kayaks, paddle boards, and guided tours. With five different locations along the lake, you can explore spots like Emerald Bay, Baldwin Beach, Meeks Bay, and more.

Lake Tahoe Boat Rides

Offering several different charters and tours, Lake Tahoe Boat Rides is South Lake Tahoe’s premier charter boat rental company. Take your pick between a variety of boat tours including sightseeing or sunset cruises, a water sports tour, or spend the day on a party boat. There’s no better way to enjoy a summer day with your family than out on the water!

Skydive Lake Tahoe

For the thrill seekers of the family, visit Skydive Lake Tahoe for a truly thrill-seeking, once-in-a-lifetime experience. Located just over 30 minutes from the resort, your bucket list activity awaits. Embark on a tandem dive to experience an incredible birds-eye view of Lake Tahoe and the Sierra Nevada Mountains from 12,000 feet up. If you’ve been thinking about skydiving for a while this is the best place to do it!

Stay at Forest Suites Resort This Summer

South Lake Tahoe offers an array of family activities during the summer months, from hiking to boat rides, beach days to skydiving, and everything in between. Enjoy the natural beauty and memorable family adventures.
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