Lake Tahoe in Winter

Dog Sledding around Lake Tahoe in winter

Lake Tahoe receives an average of 10 feet of snow throughout winter, other than stunning winter scenery, all that snow creates opportunities for plenty various things to do in Tahoe City winter. Dog sledding excursions are a unique way to explore Lake Tahoe in winter, enjoy breathtaking terrain on this one-of-a-kind adventure. Stay in one of our Chinquapin rentals for a front row seat to the spectacular beauty of Lake Tahoe in winter.

Lake Tahoe Hotels with Lake View

Chinquapin offers twenty-three different units some feature lakefront access, other beautiful lake views, and lastly fantastic forest view. We also offer standard and deluxe accommodations. Along with world-class ski resorts, we provide activities such as snowshoeing, cross country skiing or dog sledding. Nothing compares to seeing a fresh coat of snow on the trees and the cool stillness of the lake that puts everyone at ease. Grab your winter gear and experience Lake Tahoe in winter!

Dog Sledding around Lake Tahoe in winter

For a scenic adventure through Lake Tahoe in winter, take a ride through Kirkwood with Running Creek Dog Sled Rides for the perfect day of fun on the slopes. They offer two different types of trips, The Meadow Loop Ride and the Adventure Ride. The Meadow Loop Ride is a 30-minute scenic tour of Kirkwood’s meadows. But if you want something more exciting, you’ll love their Adventure Ride which allows you to much with the guide. Dog sled through the high Sierra winter wonderland with Sierra Adventures. After a scenic ride, pose for pictures with the dogs.

Lake Tahoe Snowfest

Another way to enjoy Lake Tahoe in winter, bring the whole family to Tahoe Snowfest. It’ll be a fun event for the everyone, including your furry pets for the annual Dog Pull hosted by Cafe Zenon. Register your dog, to pull weighted sandbags according to their size and weight. Make sure to dress for the weather, temperatures around the lake are usually much lower than those in town. We recommend layering up and wearing hats, gloves, sunglasses, and a warm jacket for a comfortable outdoor adventure. Book your stay with Chinquapin and as you experience Lake Tahoe in winter.

Lake Tahoe condos

Lake Tahoe is home more than a dozen ski resorts. Whether you’re an enthusiastic beginner or an avid winter warrior, you’ll find the right powder around our Lake Tahoe condos. We have both, easy slopes at Sierra at Tahoe Resort, and more advanced ones at Mount Rose or Heavenly Ski Resort. Kirkwood Ski Resort is another excellent choice because it’s the highest elevation as well as the highest annual snowfall of any other Tahoe ski resorts. When it comes to choosing a winter getaway for everyone in your family, Chinquapin is nestled amongst some of the best mountains and many other unique places to visit in northern California.

Staying in one of our Lake Tahoe Condos

Our Chinquapin rentals, located along Lake Tahoe’s pristine shores, can accommodate any and all of your needs, from romantic getaways to family vacations, and everything in between. We’ll help you choose from our lake view or forest view accommodations to give you the vacation of your dreams in one of the most beautiful Northern California destinations. With Valentine’s day only a few weeks away, you still have a chance to book one our beautiful condos for a quiet getaway in Northern California with your sweetheart. Snowy mountains and picturesque views of Lake Tahoe’s are only some of the reasons customers love our Lake Tahoe condos. Watch the snow fall as you cozy up by the fireplace in your condo, or head out to one of our numerous Tahoe ski resorts, for a fun day in the mountains.

Snow Adventures around Tahoe

There’s no better winter soundtrack than the jingling of sleigh bells, so take your lover dashing through the snow on an old-fashioned sleigh ride. Glide through snow-covered fields as you make your way through the mountain landscape. Sit back and enjoy the winter air as you cuddle with a blanket on a beautifully decorated sleigh. While skiing and snowboarding are out of this world here, you’ll want to take a few hours between runs on the slopes to try these other activities. Challenging cross-country trails, tubing hills, and inviting fireplaces await you at one of Chinquapin’s beautiful Lake Tahoe condos. Pack your things and join us for a romantic mountain getaway in one of our Lake Tahoe condos.

Lake Tahoe in winter

Pack the family and head to Tahoe for a ski vacation to Lake Tahoe in winter! Choose one of the best Lake Tahoe resorts, Chinquapin to plan your skiing and snowboarding adventures, as well as plenty of other fun places to visit in northern California.

Skiing around Chinquapin

Nestled between Truckee and Tahoe City, Alpine Meadows Resort is the perfect skiing spot for families and winter enthusiasts. From easy-riding progression parks to wide-open bowls, Alpine Meadows brings an exciting challenge to any level of skier or snowboarder, with over a 100 trails spread over 2,400 acres, mountain adventures await at every jump. It’s the perfect spot for skiers looking to push their skills to the next level. This mountain is known for its fluffy snow and challenging terrain, making it an ideal skiing and riding spot. Lake Tahoe in winter offers some great terrain, especially if you’re willing to hike a little bit. There’s plenty of fun mountain areas around Chinquapin for you to enjoy skiing and boarding, or mountain towns with great nightlife, either way, you’ll find that staying around Lake Tahoe in winter is the best way to enjoy the snowy season.

Snowshoeing around Lake Tahoe in Winter

If skiing isn’t your thing, you can take beautiful winter hikes around the lake. The Tahoe basin is laced with snowshoe trails, and you can find your way to some incredible winter vistas in short order. Trails range in difficulty from beginner to off-course. Most ski resorts will offer snowshoes and equipment you’ll need for rent. For a mind-blowing view, you can enjoy without the hike, take one of the year-round scenic tours offered by Reno Tahoe Helicopters. They provide various flights, including an hour-long sunset tour. Bring your camera, and capture the one of a kind view of Lake Tahoe in winter from above. Of all the things to do in Tahoe City this winter, you’ll want to experience most of them, if not all of them. We have something for everyone to come and enjoy Lake Tahoe in winter with Chinquapin today!

Tahoe city vacation rentals lakefront

Start your day right with a hearty breakfast in our Chinquapin Tahoe city vacation rentals lakefront, pick up one of our maps and embark on an adventurous day in Tahoe city!

Tahoe City vacation rentals lakefront

If you want to go biking and explore Tahoe city vacation rentals lakefront, Truckee River bike trail is the ideal bike trail for any level biker, so take the whole family for a bike ride,
even the dog! Please note that dogs must be kept on a leash at all time. Part
of the trail takes you through town, then you follow the riverbanks of the
Truckee River for a few miles. It’s a great family trail, as it offers
picnicking spots along the way as well as some beautiful swimming spots,
observe wildlife and wildflowers along the entire trail!

Tahoe Trails

Truckee River bike trail is open for everyone, hikers and walkers, however, please note that it is mainly a biking trail and can be lightly trafficked. If you are looking for a more
peaceful walking trail to take in a similar view, then Eagle Falls Trail is the trail for you! It leads into the heart of Desolation Wilderness, so you will need a Desolation Wilderness permit, that you can purchase at the Eagle Falls trailhead. The trail itself offers varied terrain, from shaded forests to peaceful lakes and far-reaching views of the Sierra high country. Head up the trail, and climb a steep set of stone steps, for a little bit to the falls. After crossing the high bridge, enjoy the panorama back down the canyon to Emerald Bay. From there you can continue to Eagle Lake, follow the trail uphill until
You reach a fork. At the fork, if you take the right trail you’ll go to the lake, resting in the valley below North Maggies Peak. Brave the cold and take a swim in this glacier lake! Or keep going further to reach Velmas, Dicks, and Fontanillis lakes. Any of the trails you choose to venture on will offer a great workout and great views of Tahoe city, so pack the family and a picnic and we’ll see you on the trail!

Tahoe Commons Beach

If you want to relax and have some quality fun outdoors family time in Tahoe city vacation rentals lakefront, then Tahoe City Commons Beach on the
lake in downtown is for your family!  We have you covered for any kind of outdoor family reunion or simple family picnic, enjoy sunbathing, swimming and picnicking on our beautiful sand and grass beach! With playgrounds and plenty of water and sand for the kids, you can easily spend hours here enjoying barbecues and fresh-air fun with the whole family! Believe it or not, there’s more! In the summer, Commons Beach gets even more family-friendly by hosting Free Concerts every Sunday afternoon and Free Movies on the Beach every Wednesday night.

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