Winter In Lake Tahoe

Winter is coming, and you don’t want to be left behind!

Whether you’re looking to ski down a powder highway, pack up the kids for the ultimate family adventure, or escape on a cozy getaway for just the two of you, Lake Tahoe Vacation Resort certainly has it all.

This December, come get lost in a winter wonderland where the adventures are endless and the fun doesn’t stop. Hop on a sleigh ride and go dashing through the snow at Borges Sleigh Rides and Carriage Rides, grab your snowboard and hit the slopes, or catch a gondola ride to the top of Heavenly® Mountain Resort. Whether you choose to enjoy hot chocolate by the fire or master the art of making snow angels, here at Lake Tahoe Vacation Resort you are in the heart of it all.  With seasonal festivals, rocking concerts, and locally-owned cafes, your trip to this mountain town will exceed your expectations. Don’t believe us, see for yourself: 

Ski and Snowboard Resorts Opening day:

Heavenly® Mountain Resort:
Opens November 18, 2016 at 9:00 a.m.

Kirkwood Resorts:
Opens November 18, 2016 at 9:00 a.m.

Sierra at Tahoe:
Check back for an update on opening day.

Squaw Valley:
Opens  November 11, 2016  at 9:00 a.m.



South Lake Tahoe is the perfect getaway for families, couples or ski-bums looking for some snow-filled fun! Check out just a few of our favorite local partners and neighbors for ideas on things to do in Lake Tahoe.


Family Friendly

Sledding and Tubing
Adventure Mountain
Tahoe Rim Trail, S. Lake Tahoe, CA 96155
Call: 530.577.4352
22 minutes/ 12.9 miles

  • Machine groomed sledding, tubing and snow play resort.
  • 15 runs, 7 days a week from December-April, Sled & Tube Rental

Sleigh Rides
Borges Sleigh Rides and Carriage Rides
4130 Lake Tahoe Blvd, S. Lake Tahoe, CA 96150
Call: 775.588.2953
4 minutes/ 1.2 miles

Gondola Rides
Heavenly Gondola Rides
Heavenly Mt. S. Lake Tahoe, CA 961750
Call: 775.586.7000
5 minutes away / 1.6 miles

  • Ride 2.4 miles

Outdoor Ice Skating
Heavenly Village
1001 Heavenly Village way, S. Lake Tahoe, CA 96150
Call: 530.542.4230
4 minutes / 1 mile away

  • Skate rental, winter hours 10:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Lake Tahoe Adventures
3071 US-50, S. Lake Tahoe, CA 96150
Call: 530.577.2940
14 minutes / 8.2 miles

X-Country Skiing
Camp Richardson Resort
1900 Jameson Beach Rd. S. Lake Tahoe, CA 96150
Call: 530.541.1801
17minutes/ 6.5 miles