Activities and Recreation Around Lake Tahoe

Lake Tahoe is located high in the Sierra Nevada Mountains, and is noted as a destination for both outdoor recreational activities and gambling. Enjoy hiking around Lake Tahoe, mountain biking its forest trails, or swimming in the clear blue waters of Lake Tahoe. Visit Old West mining towns or the Black Rock Desert, or drive to San Francisco, Yosemite National Park, and Lassen National Park, all a three hour drive away. Sip amazing wine around the Napa-Sonoma wine region, only four hours by car. Lake Tahoe has regularly been chosen as the most popular tourist destination in the United States by

The Lake Tahoe Institute of English can arrange for a very wide variety of excursions and activities that may be of interest to you. Of course, some activities are subject to seasonal weather restrictions. The instructor(s) can accompany you to continue the daily structured English conversation as part of the program. Only the actual cost of transportation, meals and housing will be charged as extra.

Suggested Recreational Activities and Excursions

   Activities provided at no extra cost:
   Local hiking    Swimming 
   Mountain biking    Snowshoeing
   Kayaking    Shopping
   Gambling (no cost, except for what you lose!)    Local festivals and events 
   Sunbathing at local beaches    Local picnicking


    Activities provided at extra cost:
    Yosemite National Park     Golfing
    Lassen National Park     Mountain/rock climbing
    San Francisco     Fishing
    Napa-Sonoma wine region     Sightseeing
    Desert tour (The Black Rock Desert)     Snow skiing
    Historic Old West town tour     Snowboarding
    Professional sporting events (seasonal) - football,
    basketball, baseball, hockey, golf tournaments,
    bicycle races, ski and snowboard races, etc.
    Concerts, theater, and musical entertainment     Glider rides
    Boating     Paragliding, hang gliding, parasailing
    and parachuting 
    Camping      Long or short-distance day hikes
    Waterskiing, wake boarding, wake surfing     White water rafting
    Windsurfing     All Terrain Vehicle tours

If you want to rent a car to explore the area by yourself, we will help arrange that for you.

If you like to work out in a gym, the nearby Incline Village Recreation Center has a full range of programs and top quality equipment, swimming pool and ball courts for you to use for a small fee.

Anything you want to do can likely be arranged. Please inquire about the availability of other activities not listed above. Activities can also be enjoyed before or after your English course at the Lake Tahoe Institute of English…or as a recess in the middle of the course!


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