Experiences Guide: Wander Tahoe Slopes

Staying at Wander Tahoe Slopes? Here is your guide!

 Natalie Kowalewski
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Experiences Guide: Wander Tahoe Slopes

Whether you feel like going on a hiking or kayaking adventure (or maybe both), we rounded up some must-try experiences and activities when staying at Wander Tahoe Slopes.

Half-Day Coastal Self-Guided Electric Bike Tour

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Explore the gorgeous East Shore Trail on a self-guided electric bike tour. You're free to go on your own pace and make stops as you please.

The trails ends at Sand Harbor, a popular area for swimming and boating so don't forget to bring your swimming gear for a fun day outside! Tip: the trail is open to service dogs too.

Note that this experience requires riders to be 18 and above.

Local Sustainable Food Tour in Lake Tahoe

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Calling all foodies, here's something for you! Have a tour of Tahoe Food Hub's facility to see the inner workings of a sustainable local food system that they established.

You can also just stop by and shop from their wide variety of local food in their retail store, The Farmacy. There are multiple slots throughout the day, which you can see more of in the link above.

2 Hour Sailing Cruise on Lake Tahoe

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You shouldn't skip out on this guest favorite during your trip to Wander Tahoe Slopes. This 2-hour experience takes you and your group on a fun sailing adventure on Lake Tahoe.

To top it off, each guest also gets complementary local beer and wine, as well as non-alcoholic beverages. Note that this fun activity is located on the other side of the lake, which is about an hour drive away from the house.

Kids 5 years old and older are welcome to join! Meanwhile, pets aren't allowed on board.

Sunset Wine & Cheese Emerald Bay Boat Charter

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If you wish to avoid the crowds and want something a little more private, you can charter a boat just for your group. This experience comes with complementary white wine and a selection of cheese, fruit, and crackers.

And the best part of it all is that you enjoy the lake's natural scenery during sunset, making it the perfect activity for special occasions. You can bring up to 6 guests with you in this activity.

Take note that you'd have to drive to the other side of the lake to get to this activity.

Truckee River: Boca to Floriston Run

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If you're a thrill seeker, then embark on this 4.5-hour whitewater rafting tour down the Truckee River. Rapids range from easy to moderate, making it a great experience for first-time rafters and kids (minimum 7 years old).

This experience is offered in the morning and afternoon so feel free to select a slot that suits you! Don't forget to wear quick-drying clothes and bring some extras too because you're sure to get wet. Note that this experience is available seasonally.

Northstar Ski Resort

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  • Distance from Wander Tahoe Slopes: 4 miles

  • Location: 5001 Northstar Drive, Truckee, CA

  • Phone: (800) 466-6784

  • Ski Season: Open from mid-November through mid-April, weather conditions permitting

  • Website: northstarcalifornia.com

Without a doubt, this is a first-class year-round paradise located in North Lake Tahoe. The resort features 16 lifts and 93 ski trails across 2,480 acres. During the summer, enjoy the Northstar California golf course or take a ski lift to hiking trails.

Emerald Bay State Park

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  • Distance from Wander Tahoe Slopes: 35 miles

  • Location: 138 Emerald Bay Rd

  • Website: parks.ca.gov

Emerald Bay is the crown jewel of Lake Tahoe scenery. The park features hiking trails and waterfall views. Entrance to the park is free, and you can tour the 1920s Scandinavian mansion, Vikingsholm for $10.

Lake Tahoe Adventure Company

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  • Distance from Wander Tahoe Slopes: 10 miles

  • Location: Tahoe Vista Recreation Area 7010 N. Lake Blvd. Tahoe Vista, CA 96148

  • Phone: (530) 913-9212

  • Website: tahoeadventurecompany.com

The company offers stand-up paddleboard rentals/tours, kayak rentals/tours, snowshoe tours, night snowshoe star tours, mountain bike tours/rentals, rock climbing, and backpacking courses. Suffice to say that you won't run out of outdoor activities to try here!

Full Access Tahoe

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Full Access Tahoe offers UTV trips and off-road driver training in the Truckee-Tahoe area. Self-guided tours to Mt. Siegel, Genoa Peak, and more are available.

Sand Harbour Beach

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  • Distance from Wander Tahoe Slopes: 20 miles

  • Location: Sand Harbor Beach, NV

  • Website: parks.nv.gov

The area offers 55 acres of paradise – expansive sandy beaches, rocky coves, and panoramic views of the east shoreline. Swimmers and scuba divers enjoy the interesting rock formations, gently sloping beaches, and Lake Tahoe’s trademark crystal clear water.

Incline Village Championship Golf Course

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  • Distance from Wander Tahoe Slopes: 15 miles

  • Location: 955 Fairway Boulevard Incline Village, NV

  • Phone: (866) 925-4653/ (775) 832 1146

  • Website: yourtahoeplace.com/golf-incline

Incline Village has two world-class championship golf courses that are known for their spectacular views of Lake Tahoe and challenging greens. Visit their website to see updated operating hours.

King’s Beach State Park

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King’s Beach State Park is the largest public beach on the North Shore. It offers nearly 700 ft of shoreline and watersport rentals available from North Tahoe Watersports. Dogs are permitted at Dog Beach, east of the main park.

Tributary Whitewater

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Half-day to multi-day Whitewater rafting trips are available for all levels near Lake Tahoe, on the Truckee, American, Yuba, Carson, and other rivers. Prices are available online.

Northstar Cross Country, Telemark, and Snowshoe Center

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Explore 35 kilometers of scenic trails that are perfect for cross country skiing, snowshoeing, fat tire biking and more. Check out the website for rental and lessons rates.

Northstar Ski and Snow School

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Learn how to ski with guided ski instruction on steep slopes, technical terrain, or gentle groomed runs. Check out their website for dates and rates.

Lake Tahoe Snowmobile Tour

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  • Distance from Wander Tahoe Slopes: 7 miles

  • Location: Brockway Summit, CA-267, Tahoe Vista, CA

  • Phone: (530) 546-4280

  • Website: laketahoesnowmobile.com

This company specializes in tours that provide a thrilling snowmobiling adventure amidst the breathtaking beauty of the mountains. Only open during winter season.

Skydive Truckee Tahoe

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  • Distance from Wander Tahoe Slopes: 9 Miles

  • Location: 3184 Sailplane Way, Truckee, CA

  • Phone: (530) 562-7530

  • Website: ​​skydivetruckeetahoe.com/

Enjoy scenic jumps and tandem rides and take home videos and photographs of your skydiving adventure. Be sure to check their social media pages for season updates.

Whatever adventure you're up to, Wander Concierge can give you recommendations so you can have the best outdoor excursion in Lake Tahoe and beyond. Just text 737-377-3205 to get started!

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