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  family activities in lake tahoe

When it comes to deciding whether to bring the kids on your next Lake Tahoe vacation, our "Family Fun" section will be a big help.

Family Fun

Home Base – Granlibakken's suite, townhome and chalet lodging choices, with full-kitchen options and full, hot breakfast buffet included, are comfortable and affordable for families. There's fun for everyone on-site: outdoor heated pool and hot tub, miles of hiking and biking (rentals available) trails, wildlife viewing... And more possibilities nearby in Tahoe City and beyond.

Nike Tennis Camp – at Granlibakken, combining skill development and a Lake Tahoe mountain vacation for juniors and adults. Available with or without lodging.

Snowplay – at Granlibakken, machine-groomed area for "flying" saucers (rental included) and kids of all ages.

River Rafting – an easy walk to the Truckee River from Granlibakken with 2- to 20-person raft rentals, including paddles, vests and return shuttle, by Mountain Air Sports and Truckee River Raft Co..

Fishing - from the shore, on the Truckee River or Lake Tahoe on a lake charter. Visit North Lake Tahoe website at for an overview. License required.

Squaw Valley USA Cable Car – a spectacular ride 2000 vertical feet to High Camp with access to numerous activities and five restaurants.

Olympic Ice Pavilion – Winter and summer at Squaw Valley's High Camp with spectacular views of the Sierra Nevada and Lake Tahoe. Rentals and lessons.

Cobblestone Cinema – first-run movies in Tahoe City's distinctive shopping village. Call (530) 546-LAKE for show schedule.

Playground Equipment – on a large, lakefront grass and sand area at four-plus-acre Commons Beach Park in nearby Tahoe City. Picnic area available.

The Arts - Take in the rich artistic culture of North Lake Tahoe with art and music events. Visit