At almost 200 square miles in size, Lake Tahoe is the largest alpine lake in the U.S. and is surrounded by some of the most beautiful scenery in California. You want to maximize your Lake Tahoe stay and see as much of this beautiful area as possible, and one of the best ways to do this is by taking a taking a tour of the lake, wilderness or both. Whether by air, ground or watercraft, there are many excellent tours in Lake Tahoe offering the finest in Lake Tahoe tourism experiences.

Tahoe Lake Tours

One of the best ways to experience Lake Tahoe is on a private boat tour. Tahoe Lake Tours is one of the best small, private boat tours on the lake, covering all four shores and numerous points of interest. Be sure to bring your camera – the views from their Formula 260 Bowrider boat are astounding! Carrying a maximum of only six passengers, these tours in Lake Tahoe offer an intimate tour through Emerald Bay, Rubicon Bay, Meek’s Bay, and across Lake Tahoe, encompassing amazing sights such as Cave Rock, the Godfather Movie Estate, and Zephyr Cove.

Around Tahoe Tours

If being on the water isn’t your thing, check out Around Tahoe Tours. Local brothers Chris and Darin Talbot have been sharing the area’s “Seven Sacred Sights of Tahoe” with visitors since 1977, and offer an excellent driving tour around Lake Tahoe’s entire circumference. Imparting fascinating knowledge of Lake Tahoe’s folklore, history, geology, nature and much more, this memorable six-hour tour is the stuff vacations are made of. Around Tahoe Tours also offers a catamaran tour of the lake’s breathtaking north and east shores.

Lake Tahoe Snowmobile Tours

If you want to check out more than the ski slopes during the winter months, a popular time for Lake Tahoe tourism, try hitting the powder on a snowmobile tour. Cruise through the awe-inspiring scenery of the Sierra Nevada Mountains on over 100 miles of snowmobile trails; at the 9,000-foot elevation you will be greeted by unobstructed panoramic views of the High Sierra and Lake Tahoe. Catering to snowmobilers of all experience levels, spending a day with the guys at Lake Tahoe Snowmobile Tours is an experience you don’t want to miss out on.

Lake Tahoe Balloons

Imagine experiencing a soaring bird’s eye view over the largest alpine lake in the country. Undoubtedly one of the most fantastic ways to see Lake Tahoe and the surrounding natural beauty, taking flight on one of these hot air balloon tours in Lake Tahoe is sure to be the highlight of your vacation. Beginning at sunrise, you launch from the deck of the Tahoe Flyer, the world’s only balloon launch vessel, then gently lift off and experience breathtaking panoramic views of Emerald Bay, Cascade Lake and the Desolation Wilderness. On clear days, of which there are many, you can even see the peaks of Yosemite!

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