Summer Activities

Lake Tahoe Summer Guide

It’s summertime at Lake Tahoe and the possibilities are endless. There is nothing quite like a Summer in Tahoe. Immerse yourself in all of the beauty, variety and adventure of Lake Tahoe.

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Mountain Biking the Flume 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 Flume Trail. About the ride: The Flume Trail is perhaps one of the most photographed trails, with iconic views of…

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On the Hill: Mountain Biking at Northstar

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 at Northstar. About the ride: There’s riding at every corner of the lake, but there’s only one Northstar mountain bike…

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On the Hill: Taking a Boat Ride on Lake Tahoe

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: Taking a boat ride on Lake Tahoe. About the activity: Nothing like zipping across the crystal blue waters of Lake Tahoe in a boat….

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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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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: 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: 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: 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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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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Preparing for a Hike in Lake Tahoe’s High Sierra

Lake Tahoe is popular with locals and visitors alike, with terrain for every kind of visitor, from mountain climbs to gentle traverses, long treks to afternoon walkabouts.

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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: Riding Heavenly’s Gondola

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: Riding Heavenly’s Gondola. About the ride: Not all Lake Tahoe adventures require sweat. A perfect example is the gondola…

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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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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: 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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On the Hill: Hike to Taylor Creek

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 Taylor Creek. About the hike: Leaving from the Taylor Creek Visitor’s Center where the parking is free, the Rainbow Trail is gentle…

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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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On the Hill: Underwater at 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: An underwater view of kayaking at Nevada Beach. What are we doing today? Lake Tahoe’s pristine waters draw many kayakers and other water…

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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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