Adventure Awaits in South Lake Tahoe

Things to Do in Lake Tahoe

Wake, sweat, relax, rinse, repeat. South Lake Tahoe is not only beautiful year-round, its diverse activity options appeal to outdoor adventurers of all kinds. Maybe you're an adrenaline junkie looking to make the most of your time in the outdoors, maybe you're visiting for some R&R with friends and family. Whatever the reason, there are countless ways to explore Lake Tahoe.

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    Local Happenings

    The snow is falling, events are happening daily, and it's a wonderful time to visit Tahoe. Hike the lake by day, witness live music by night, and more. Winter is chock full of things to do in South Lake Tahoe.

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    Ski Heavenly

    For more than 60 years, skiers from around the world have traveled to Tahoe to experience Heavenly ski resort and glide down the great terrain. When it's time for aprés ski and a cozy fire pit after a day on the hill, our hotel is conveniently located right across the street.


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    Experience the luxurious comfort of these well-appointed rooms, boasting two queen beds and picturesque views of Heavenly Ski Resort. Don't miss the chance to explore nearby trails with provided snowshoes, or opt for a serene stroll to take in the breathtaking scenery.


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    Snowmobile Adventures

    There's no better way to cover ground than on the back of a snowmobile. Explore Tahoe South backcountry with Zephyr Cove Snowmobile Center as you embark on a 2-hour adventure through mountain meadows and up peaks nearly 9,000 feet above sea level.


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    The sprawling Vikingsholm is one of Lake Tahoe’s most recognizable landmarks. Located on 162 shoreside acres in Emerald Bay State Park, this 38-room mansion was built in a Scandinavian architectural style and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Vikingsholm is open for tours during the summer.

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    Casino Vibes

    From Harrah’s to Hard Rock to Harvey’s—there are no shortages of places to pull that slot machine lever. South Lake Tahoe boasts some of the best world-class casinos, without the “Vegas” glitzy feel. There are over a dozen casinos to choose from in the area, minutes from our hotel.

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    Shop 'Til You Drop

    Explore South Tahoe's eclectic boutique collection, ranging from local crafts to designer labels, ensuring something for every shopper. Favorites include Wildwood Makers Market for artisanal gifts, Sierra Book Shop for literary gems, and Malena Boutique for upscale fashion.

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    Marcus Ashley Gallery

    Discover artistic wonders just steps away from Hotel Becket at Marcus Ashley Gallery. This contemporary art destination showcases a captivating collection of works by local and international artists. From vibrant paintings to intricate sculptures, Marcus Ashley Gallery offers a diverse array of artistic expressions that will delight enthusiasts and novices alike.

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    Pacific Crest Gallery

    Immerse yourself in the beauty of Lake Tahoe's art scene with a visit to Pacific Crest Gallery, conveniently located near Hotel Becket. This charming gallery features fine art and photography inspired by the stunning landscapes of the region. As you peruse the collection, you'll find yourself transported by the mesmerizing portrayals of nature's wonders, capturing the essence of Tahoe's serene beauty.

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    Wyland Galleries

    Just a short stroll from Hotel Becket, Wyland Galleries invites you to explore the mesmerizing world of marine art. Renowned for its breathtaking portrayals of oceanic life and conservation efforts, Wyland Galleries offers a unique artistic experience that celebrates the wonders of the sea. Lose yourself in the captivating imagery created by Wyland and other talented artists, and leave inspired by the beauty and fragility of our marine ecosystems.

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    Skiing & Snowboarding

    Lake Tahoe's ski resorts offer more than just slopes. You can also enjoy amenities like cozy lodges, fine dining, and vibrant apres-ski scenes. Whether you're a beginner taking lessons or an expert tackling black diamond runs, there's something for everyone on the mountain.

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    Beyond just being a great workout, snowshoeing allows you to access remote areas of natural beauty that may be inaccessible by other means. Many trails wind through old-growth forests, offering glimpses of wildlife and stunning winter vistas.

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    Snow Tubing

    Snow tubing parks provide fun for all ages, with lanes of varying steepness to cater to different levels of thrill-seekers. Some parks even offer nighttime tubing under the stars, adding an extra layer of magic to the experience.

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    Ice Skating

    Outdoor ice rinks around Lake Tahoe offer a classic winter pastime with a scenic backdrop of snow-capped mountains. Whether you're practicing your twirls or just enjoying a leisurely skate with loved ones, ice skating is a delightful way to embrace the winter chill.

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    Ice Fishing

    Ice fishing on Lake Tahoe offers anglers a unique opportunity to reel in trout, salmon, and other cold-water species amidst the stunning scenery of the Sierra Nevada. Just be sure to check ice conditions and safety regulations before heading out onto the frozen lake.