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6 Winter Activities in South Lake Tahoe


Discover almost endless winter activities in South Lake Tahoe. Here, you can cover a lot of ground on a snowmobile, take in the natural beauty of the Sierra Nevadas by snowshoe, or opt for a quick burst of excitement as you plunge down a ski hill. Enjoy winter in South Lake Tahoe to the fullest with these family-friendly activities, all of which are just a short drive from Forest Suites Resort.

Snowmobile Around Lake Tahoe

Hop on a snowmobile for exhilarating winter fun. Tour the snow-covered trails or courses around South Lake Tahoe, all at high speed. Various local tours, some of which are designed to be family-friendly, provide incredible vantage points for panoramic views of the lake and surrounding Sierra Nevadas.

For those looking for a less adventurous, yet equally thrilling, experience, test your skills on a snowmobile racetrack.

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Zephyr Cove Snowmobiling

View the lake 9,000 feet above sea level. Zephyr Cove’s tours include more than 45 miles of trails and is one of Lake Tahoe's top snowmobile destinations, just 5 miles from Forest Suites Resort.

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Lake Tahoe Golf Course

Hit the links, but be sure to leave the golf clubs at home. Feel the thrill of racing around Lake Tahoe Golf Course's perfectly groomed circular tracks, just 8 miles from Forest Suites Resort.

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Lake Tahoe Adventures

Discover some of the most beautiful and challenging scenery in North America by booking a snowmobile tour with Lake Tahoe Adventures. Their main office is just 9 miles south of Forest Suites Resort.

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Sledding or Snow Tubing

There are plenty of options around Lake Tahoe for those looking for the perfect spot to slide down a snow-covered hill on either sled or tube

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Tahoe Snowmobile Tubing

Enjoy a fast ride down the slippery slopes while on a giant inner tube. Situated just over 1 mile from Forest Suites Resort, a ticket to Tahoe Snowmobile's Stateline location includes one full hour of fun.

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Blizzard Mountain Tubing

Take snow tubing to the next level at Blizzard Mountain. Two tow lines and an expanded play area means you can spend even more time in the snow. Nothing beats tubing in a giant doughnut.

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Adventure Mountain

Adventure Mountain is known throughout Lake Tahoe for its smooth, groomed runs. The mountain boasts up to 15 machine-groomed runs so you'll find more than one way to conquer the slopes.

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No Cost Sledding Hills:

If you’re looking for a more traditional sledding hill and you have your own gear, there are a few free options around town. Sawmill Pond off of Lake Tahoe Boulevard is a local favorite. Or Kahle Park on the Nevada side is a wide-open park that also includes a community center.

Family-Friendly Activities

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Lake Tahoe is known for great snowshoeing options throughout the Sierra Nevada Mountains. Not only is snowshoeing fun, but you can enjoy beautiful views while getting a great workout.

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Ice Skating

Lake Tahoe offers many scenic locations for ice skating, providing fun for the entire family. Some of the top ice skating rinks include Heavenly Village and the South Lake Tahoe Recreation Complex.

Cross-Country Skiing

Explore the Lake Tahoe and Sierra Nevada countryside at your own speed on any of these cross-country ski trails in Lake Tahoe. 

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Relax at Forest Suites

Warm up after a day in the snow.

Rest your head at Forest Suites, whether you embark on a snowmobiling adventure or simply snowshoe beneath snowcapped trees. Make a meal, soak in the hot tub, or clean up before walking over to South Lake Tahoe's Heavenly Village.

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