Summer Activities

Lady Gaga Comes to Tahoe

Due to high demand, Lady Gaga—one of the top global touring acts of our time having sold nearly 4 million concert tickets on her previous tours—will add six new dates to the North American tour for Lady Gaga’sartRAVE: the ARTPOP ball, including a stop at the scenic Lake Tahoe Outdoor Arena at Harveys on Saturday, Aug. 2. *…

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On the Hill: Mountain Bike Rock Garden trail

On the Hill Summer, brought to you by The Steadman Clinic and the Steadman Philippon Research Institute, brings you a video report about a different Lake Tahoe adventure every day. Today’s activity: Mountain biking the Rock Garden trail. About the hike: Located near Fallen Leaf Lake, Rock Garden is a pretty easy trail with a…

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Climbing Tahoe’s Tallest Peaks

Lake Tahoe is not only one of the largest alpine lakes, but it’s also one of the highest. About 2 million to 3 million years ago a large block fault caused surrounding ranges to rise and the block beneath Lake Tahoe to sink.

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On the Hill: Kayak Speedboat Beach

On the Hill Summer, brought to you by The Steadman Clinic and the Steadman Philippon Research Institute, brings you a video report about a different Lake Tahoe adventure every day. Today’s activity: Kayak Speedboat Beach. About the beach: Lou Friedman takes us on his inaugural outing to Speedboat Beach on the north shore of the…

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On the Hill: Hike the Rubicon Trail

On the Hill Summer, brought to you by The Steadman Clinic and the Steadman Philippon Research Institute, brings you a video report about a different Lake Tahoe adventure every day. Today’s activity: Hike the Rubicon Trail. About the hike: Today Michelle takes us on a fairly beginner hike along the Rubicon Trail from DL Bliss…

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On the Hill: Ride the Nifty 50 Trolley

On the Hill Summer, brought to you by The Steadman Clinic and the Steadman Philippon Research Institute, brings you a video report about a different Lake Tahoe adventure every day. Today’s activity: On the Hill: Ride the Nifty 50 Trolley. About the ride: Today’s adventure is a trip along the shores of Lake Tahoe on…

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On the Hill: Disc Golf at Zephyr Cove

On the Hill Summer, brought to you by The Steadman Clinic and the Steadman Philippon Research Institute, brings you a video report about a different Lake Tahoe adventure every day. Today’s activity: Disc golf at Zephyr Cove Disc Golf Course. About the game: Think disc golf is just tossing a Frisbee? Think again. Lou Friedman takes…

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Car Camping Spots Around Lake Tahoe

To camp by a sandy beach, or deep underneath the pine trees or wedged on a hillside with the mountain mahogany, follow this link.

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Boston, Doobie Brothers head to Lake Tahoe

American rock band favorites Boston and The Doobie Brothers will perform a co-headlining show at Lake Tahoe Outdoor Arena at Harveys on Sunday, Aug. 3. Tickets go on sale on Friday, March 14 at 10am via APEConcerts.com and Ticketmaster.com. Tom Scholz’ band Boston embarks on a summer tour this June, following the successful release of their latest album, “Life, Love…

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On the Hill: Hike to Echo Peak

On the Hill Summer, brought to you by The Steadman Clinic and the Steadman Philippon Research Institute, brings you a video report about a different Lake Tahoe adventure every day. Today’s activity: Hike to Echo Peak. About the hike: We’ve got a new contributor to the group, a new Michelle, and she and her pup Lucky take…

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On the Hill: Bike Ride to Nevada Beach

On the Hill Summer, brought to you by The Steadman Clinic and the Steadman Philippon Research Institute, brings you a video report about a different Lake Tahoe adventure every day.   Today’s activity: Bike ride to Nevada Beach. About the ride: The paved bike path from Kahle Drive near Hwy 50 provides the perfect ride,…

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11 Great Lake Tahoe Rock Climbing Crags

From beginner traverses to expert overhangs the Lake Tahoe area is a climber’s dream. Whether you seek sport climbs, trad climbs or bouldering, check out local climber Mark Bartley’s list of crags and slabs just waiting to be scaled. Belay on!

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Lake Tahoe Summer Camps

Lake Tahoe is full of unique camps that are oriented around the activities that your children enjoy, like hockey, music, backcountry trails, family camps, 4H, pottery and more.

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On the Hill: MTB Mr. Toad’s Wild Ride

On the Hill Summer, brought to you by The Steadman Clinic and the Steadman Philippon Research Institute, brings you a video report about a different Lake Tahoe adventure every day. Today’s activity: Mountain biking Mr. Toad’s Wild Ride. About the ride: Possibly the best-known Lake Tahoe trail for intermediate to advanced riders, Mr. Toad’s lives up…

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On the Hill: Hike to Angora Lakes

On the Hill Summer, brought to you by The Steadman Clinic and the Steadman Philippon Research Institute, brings you a video report about a different Lake Tahoe adventure every day. Today’s activity: On the Hill: Hike to Angora Lakes. About the hike: Grab the family and take this quick hike up to Angora Lakes, where…

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Lake Tahoe Camping: Pitch a Tent & Stay Awhile

There’s no shortage of great camping sites in the Lake Tahoe Basin. In fact, choosing among all of them can be a daunting task. Here’s a primer on some of our favorites.

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On the Hill: Bike Path from Pope Beach to Baldwin Beach

On the Hill Summer, brought to you by The Steadman Clinic and the Steadman Philippon Research Institute, brings you a video report about a different Lake Tahoe adventure every day. Today’s activity: Bike path from Pope to Baldwin Beach. About the ride: Dylan Silver takes us on a 3.4-mile ride along the bike path that…

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On the Hill: Hot Air Ballooning

On the Hill Summer, brought to you by The Steadman Clinic and the Steadman Philippon Research Institute, brings you a video report about a different Lake Tahoe adventure every day. Today’s activity: Hot air ballooning at Lake Tahoe. About the hike: It’s up, up and away today as Dylan Silver takes On the Hill high…

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On the Hill: Morning Swim at Kiva Beach

On the Hill Summer, brought to you by The Steadman Clinic and the Steadman Philippon Research Institute, brings you a video report about a different Lake Tahoe adventure every day. Today’s activity: Morning swim at Kiva Beach. Conditions: Wakey wakey, it’s time for a brisk morning swim! Michelle takes an early morning dip, and shows…

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Tahoe Balloon Rides a Memorable Experience

There are so many adventures at Lake Tahoe that are incredible, but I think I have found one adventure that is beyond incredible. On a Saturday morning at 4 a.m., as I pulled myself out of bed, I probably would not have said this, but this is one adventure I will never forget.

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