While staying in Reno, a day trip to Lake Tahoe is a must! Glistening in endless shades of blue and green, Lake Tahoe is the USA’s second deepest lake and at 6,255 ft high, it is also one of the highest-elevation lakes in the country. This year-round vacation hotspot offers countless experiences from skiing and hiking to sunbathing and swimming.
Lake Tahoe is the perfect getaway for the whole family—check out this one-day itinerary designed to ensure you get the most out of your visit.
8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. | Breakfast: Start your day off at Spindleshanks located near Lake Tahoe Nevada State Park. Here you can enjoy a classic American breakfast before a day full of hitting the trails.
9:30 a.m. – 11:30 p.m.| Morning Nature Hike: Set out on the winding hiking trails at Lake Tahoe Nevada State Park! The park offers numerous trails for people of all skill levels and it’s the best way to take in the beautiful scenery of the area.
Noon – 12:30 p.m. | Lunch: Experience lunch with a view at the Lone Eagle Grille on Lake Tahoe’s north shore!
1:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. | Lake Tahoe Semi-Private Photography Tour: Try something new and take a photography tour. Experienced guides will provide tips and tricks to help capture some of the most breathtaking photos. Make your friends jealous and post them on your preferred social media platform--don’t forget to use #myRCI and let us see what you capture!
6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. | Dinner: Venture into town and explore the quiet, mountain villages near the lake. Here you’ll find shops, and plenty of restaurant options to end the perfect day in Lake Tahoe.