An Afternoon on Lake Tahoe: North Lake Tahoe Boat Tours

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.

 

Spring is the ideal time to enjoy a round of golf out on the links in South Lake Tahoe, and our Chinquapin resort. There are many Lake Tahoe golf courses for you to practice your swing, whether it’s Lake Ridge or Wolf Run Golf Club in Reno. You’ll have the opportunity to experience some of the best golfing in Lake Tahoe

Lakeridge Golf Course in South Lake Tahoe

Lakeridge is a premier semi-private golf course offering daily fees and a competitive membership along with excellent food and terrific service-a proven winning combination. We offer competitive Group and Tournament Packages along with full planning of Special Events/Weddings! The layout of this Robert Trent Jones, Sr. designed facility offers breathtaking views of Reno, South Tahoe, and the surrounding mountains. Their signature hole, number 15, is a world-famous par 3 set high atop Lake Stanley to an enticing island green. Come see why Lakeridge has been voted “Best of Reno” for many years. You’ll have the opportunity to share some of the best golfing in Lake Tahoe with your golfer friends during your stay at Chinquapin

Wolf Run Golf Club in Reno

Wolf Run Golf Club can challenge you whether you’re a seasoned golfer or weekend warrior, all golfer will experience a round on the championship layout of this Duncan Golf Management operated facility.  This popular course includes a practice putting green, beautiful new chipping green with patio seating, a full-service club repair, and a newly remodeled driving range that feature 100- yard small game area for chips and sand shot practice. The on-site restaurant, Grill at Wolf Run, offers excellent service and food. This course is also the home course for the University of Nevada’s Golf Teams. Practice your swing as you experience some of the finest golfing in Lake Tahoe.

Golfing in Lake Tahoe While Staying at Chinquapin

Eagle Valley Golf Course in the foothills of Carson City, Nevada, just minutes from scenic Lake Tahoe, Virginia City, and Reno. At Eagle Valley, ‘you’ll find two of the ‘region’s top 18-hole-course for players to pick from. Eagle Valley East features a user-friendly layout, great for both walking and riding. Meanwhile, Eagle Valley West is a desert links-style course that challenges everyone, even the best of golfers. Regardless of where you choose to golf, you’ll experience high-quality golfing in Lake Tahoe. Don’t delay book your next trip to a Lake Tahoe golf course near our beautiful Chinquapin resort for an unforgettable trip!

Although Spring blossoms are coming, you can catch the tail end of winter fun while you stay in one of the best Lake Tahoe resorts, Chinquapin. Before you know it, you’ll be soaking up the Cali sunshine on the shores of Lake Tahoe. In the meantime, if you’re looking for fun things to do during the unpredictable shoulder season, hot springs are always a good idea! Famous for their steamy hot, healthy, therapeutic, and mineral-rich waters Hot Springs offer a different kind of relaxation than the frigid waters of Lake Tahoe. Some are constructed as outdoor pools, some a more natural setting, but all are worth the trip. 

Hot Springs Around Lake Tahoe

If you’ve never seen or experienced a hot spring, be sure to add one to your itinerary during your next visit to our Lake Tahoe resort. Chinquapin is conveniently located near two hot springs: Grover Hot Springs State Park and Travertine Hot Springs. Grover Hot Springs State Park is closer than the scenic Travertine Hot Springs, which is more isolated. Grover Hot Springs is a great way to spend a day to unwind. Once in the park, you’ll be able to choose from varying activities, such as hiking to a waterfall, follow trails to the lake or bask in the hot, relaxing, mineral-rich water with a spectacular view as well.

Lake Tahoe Resorts

We understand it’s easy to get distracted by other activities around Tahoe, just don’t forget about the Hot Springs, they make perfect day trips. Our Chinquapin resort is located along Lake Tahoe’s pristine shore, featuring secluded spots for you to reconnect with nature’s scenic sights. Chinquapin has a wide variety of homes and condominiums that’ll accommodate all of your needs. Choose between one of our lakefront, lake view, or forest view accommodations to enjoy an ideal vacation at one of the best Lake Tahoe resorts, Chinquapin. Book your stay today for the best shoulder season getaway!

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!

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