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Summer Romance in South Lake Tahoe

There are plenty of things for couples to do in South Lake Tahoe during the summer. Whether you’re looking to explore the great outdoors, admire the views from a helicopter, or indulge in a relaxing sunset cruise, South Lake Tahoe will provide you with everything you need for a romantic getaway. While the list goes on and on, here are some of our favorite romantic things to do in Lake Tahoe this summer.


Heavenly Gondola Ride 

Just steps away from the resort, hop on the Heavenly Gondola. The 2.4-mile ride up Heavenly Mountain will leave you mesmerized by the panoramic views of Lake Tahoe. On your way to the top, stop at the observation deck for photos or for a coffee break at Café Blue. Once you arrive atop the mountain, explore hiking trails for all skill levels.

Helicopter Tour 

Looking for a more epic date idea? Experience Lake Tahoe like no other — from above! Tahoe Helicopters offer six different tours ranging in price, length, and destination. Choose between a shorter ride touring the lakes and waterfalls or opt to circle the entire lake. For something more romantic, consider the Lake Tahoe Sunset Tour, and enjoy the breathtaking views with your partner by your side.

Sunset Dinner Cruise

What could be more romantic than dinner on the lake at sunset? Glide through the waters of Lake Tahoe at sunset on the M.S Dixie II, an authentic paddle wheeler. Cruise along the crystal blue waters and take in the surrounding mountains and stunning sunset. During your cruise, indulge in local cuisine, live music, and mesmerizing views.


Spend the Day at Secret Cove

Secret Cove, a hidden gem nestled within Lake Tahoe’s breathtaking shoreline, offers couples the ideal escape to a truly enchanting destination. While its secrecy may have faded over time, the allure remains intact. Located just a 10-minute drive south of Incline Village in Nevada you’ll find pristine turquoise waters reminiscent of Greek Islands. Undoubtedly, Secret Cove stands among the top beach spots in Tahoe, making it an idyllic setting for couples to cherish each other's company.

Balloon Ride

Embark on an unforgettable adventure aboard the Tahoe Flyer, the world's only balloon launch and recovery vessel. Rise above Lake Tahoe at sunrise, capturing stunning views of Emerald Bay, Fallen Leaf Lake, Cascade Lake, and the breathtaking Desolation Wilderness. On clear days, glimpse the peaks of Yosemite and the coastal foothills miles away. Conclude your hot air balloon flight with an impressive landing on the upper deck of the Tahoe Flyer, where the crew expertly catches and deflates the balloon. Celebrate this extraordinary experience with a traditional champagne toast while cruising back to the Marina.


Enjoy a Romantic Stay at Forest Suites Resort This Summer

Discover the perfect couples’ getaway this summer in South Lake Tahoe where an array of activities await you. Enjoy the views from a helicopter, hot air balloon, and the Heavenly Gondola; indulge in a sunset cruise; and spend a day at the beach.

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