Bicyclists from all over America Head to Lake Tahoe
For an Amazing Trek through Lake Tahoe’s Beautiful Scenery.
For over 20 years, anyone who knows about cycling has made the trek to Lake Tahoe for the annual America’s Most Beautiful Bike Ride. This biking event takes all riders on an amazing tour of Lake Tahoe, the lake and Lake Tahoe’s beautiful surroundings. With bike rides available for all skill levels, this is always one of Lake Tahoe’s most anticipated events.
The 72-mile America’s Most Beautiful Bike Ride tours the highways clockwise around Lake Tahoe in both Nevada and California. It includes a challenging 800-foot climb to a rest stop overlooking Emerald Bay and a 1,000-foot climb to Spooner Junction. There are also many short rolling ascents and descents totaling over 2,600 vertical feet of elevation gain! The altitude ranges between 6,300 feet and 7,100 feet above sea level and the ride is recommended for conditioned recreational bicyclist, not for beginners. Participants must be at least 14 years of age (please, no children on bike carriers or trailers) and must be experienced in riding roadways.
Most Mileage – Beautiful & Historic Century
For the more conditioned bicyclist and Leukemia & Lymphoma Society of America’s “Team In Training” participants, a full 100-mile Century is offered adding an out and back on Highway 89/ Bike Trail to visit historic Truckee, California, before continuing around Lake Tahoe.
Most Fun for Friends and Family
For the recreational bicyclist who would like to mix sightseeing and bicycling, the Boat Cruise & 35-mile Lake Tahoe Half Ride Fun Tour is offered. The ride starts at 6:45am with a short 1-mile ride to Ski Run Marina where you and your bike board the Tahoe Queen for a scenic boat cruise to North Lake Tahoe. From there, you will join the ride course for the remaining 35-mile ride back to the Horizon Casino Resort. It comes with continental breakfast onboard & t-shirt, lunch on the course, rest stops and more. This Fun Boat Cruise is also open to friends and family members who would like to accompany participants across the Lake and return to Ski Run Marina. A fun-filled experience limited to 120 bicyclists & 50 guests.
When looking for places to stay in Lake Tahoe and Truckee, CA for America’s Most Beautiful Bike Ride, why not consider an affordable Vacation Rental home or Condo? You certainly want to make the most of your trip to Lake Tahoe and enjoy America’s Most Famous Bike Ride. So choosing the best place to stay in Lake Tahoe for your family is an important piece of the success of your trip. Hotels and Motels are expected to be booked solid and can be crowded and loud. Hotel rooms are also on the smaller side and offer limited amenities with little or no kitchen facilities. Rather than stay at a hotel in Lake Tahoe, why not stay in a Lake Tahoe Rental house or condo for your trip. Rental homes & condos offer more space, full kitchen amenities and all the comforts of home.
Tahoe Signature Properties has the perfect property for your stay while taking the ride around the lake.