You can’t visit the gorgeous Lake Tahoe without spending a few hours admiring the sparkling, clear water up close. On a North Lake Tahoe boat cruise, you’ll experience the most scenic views of the dazzling trees and majestic mountains, and have a blast with whomever you’re traveling with. There are several North Lake Tahoe boat tours that will be great for families, friends, and couples, so don’t miss out on all of the fun!

The Top 3 Most Entertaining North Lake Tahoe Boat Tours

North Lake Tahoe boat tours are offered in the morning, afternoon, and evening – you’ll be able to fit in a cruise no matter what your vacation schedule looks like. Below, we listed three North Lake Tahoe boat tours that we think you’ll love. 

Lunch Cruise to Emerald Bay

Sit back, relax, and enjoy the crystal clear waters of North Lake Tahoe as you cruise over to the gorgeous Emerald Bay. Since this tour is three and a half hours, we serve a delicious lunch for you to enjoy while our captain explains the historical and ecological issues of the Tahoe Basin. During the tour, you’ll get to see Ehrman Mansion at Sugar Pine Point, Rubicon Point, Fanette Island, Vikingshold Castle, and some wildlife!

Happy Hour Cruise

On this lively cocktail cruise, you’ll get to experience beautiful North Lake Tahoe with your favorite drink in hand. The hour and a half cruise is a local favorite, as all guests can get discounted drinks and appetizers while enjoying the magical North Lake Tahoe shoreline. Children are welcome to join, and this cruise is available seven days a week. 

Sunset Dinner Cruise

Glide through the sparkling waters of North Lake Tahoe on this two and a half hour cruise and take in the beauty of the surrounding mountains and some of the most spectacular sunsets you’ll ever see! A delicious variety of freshly prepared California cuisine and beverages, including wine, is served to top off the night. The professional staff will anticipate your every need throughout the cruise’s duration, making sure it’s an unforgettable experience!

Cruise Back to Chinquapin

Chinquapin is one of the most elegant places that you can stay while visiting North Lake Tahoe. You’ll have all of the privacy in the world in your own condo tucked away in the forest, or enjoying your morning coffee with a breathtaking view of Lake Tahoe. We are sure that you will love all of our condos, and you’ll find the perfect one for you and your group. To book your reservation, call us at 800-732-6721.


There’s a wide range of activities in Lake Tahoe, throughout every season. However, Spring is the most beautiful time to visit Tahoe with your family and friends. Make sure to book one of Chinquapin’s beautiful lakefront rentals, for front-row access to all the spring scenery of Tahoe.

Activities in Lake Tahoe

As the snow melts it creates beautiful mountain waterfalls and roaring rivers, both locals and visitors alike enjoy watching mother nature change the scenery from crisp white landscapes into an explosion of colors as budding flowers grow and leaves turn to vibrant greens. Find plenty of spring activities in Lake Tahoe, like kayaking on the Lake, a cruise of Emerald Bay, or hiking in the Sierras. Paddle through the northern stretch of Lake Tahoe, from the crystal clear waters of Kings Beach to the glorious rock gardens of Speed Boat Beach. Choose between a Scenic Lunch Cruise and a Sunset Dinner Cruise, and soak up the alpine beauty of Emerald Bay, one the area’s most scenic spots. Experience the beauty of the mountains of  Sierra Nevada, as you hike through one of the various trails, whether you’re looking to spot wildlife or waterfalls, you’ll see it throughout the trails. 

Chinquapin’s Lakefront Rentals

Chinquapin features 21 different lakefront rentals, both standard and deluxe accommodations. Find your perfect cabin right on the water in a quiet and private spot, at Chinquapin. Only a short walk to the North Beach area with spectacular views of the lake and beautifully remodeled and furnished condos, to accommodate your every need. These are just a few of the spring activities in Lake Tahoe, and there is more to see and do here. There’s something for the whole family, which is what makes Tahoe so unique. Don’t merely take our word for it, come and stay at Chinquapin and find out for yourself!

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.

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