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.
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!