Nothing says winter wonderland like Lake Tahoe. And for the 2022/23 season, Mother Nature is delivering an “Oscar-worthy” performance. With dropping temperatures and freshly groomed slopes, devotees gear up for a day of ripping and shredding fresh powder. On a global level, affluent homeowners and visitors alike are drawn to the lifestyle Lake Tahoe affords.
At this frosty paradise — snow is king.
But what if you’re not a skier and your idea of fun-in-the-snow is a view from a glowing fireplace? If spending a day outside in temperatures that reflect your age as a youth doesn’t warm your senses — there’s hope. For us heat-worshipping folks, we’ve collected regional activities to make your short winter days long in adventure. How about a girls’ day out, or family-friendly outings to expand your mind and ease the chill? It’s all here for you.
GRAB TICKETS TO A LOCAL THEATER
Experience a nostalgic single-screen movie — complete with popcorn. Reserve your seat for Reno’s newest performing arts theater or an intimate jazz improv. We promise heart-warming laughter and thought-provoking live performances to lift your winter spirits.
The Loft Theater – Enjoy award-winning live entertainment at Heavenly Village
Tahoe City Art Haus & Cinema – Tahoe’s one-screen movie theater with a vintage vibe
Truckee Community Theater – Support local live theater with family-friendly performances
Magique – Reno’s newest performing arts venue promises a fun-filled extravaganza
Reno Little Theater – A little jazz, improv, or Sherlock Holmes to raise your temperature
Pioneer Center Performing Arts – Nationally recognized musical theater in the heart of Reno
WANDER A MUSEUM EXHIBIT
If you have “winter cabin fever,” take an afternoon to visit a museum. Sort of a mini-vacation, museums transport you to another place and time. You can include exploring a new cuisine in your outing with nearby restaurants. Plus, you’ll get out of shoveling snow.
Tahoe City Gatekeeper’s Museum – Exhibits highlight Tahoe’s unbridled history
Truckee Kidzone Museum – Kid-focused programs designed for learning through play
National Automobile Museum – Historic and unique vehicles to start your spring engines
Nevada Museum of Art – Over 70,000 sq. ft. of exhibits to view on a chilly afternoon
FEED YOUR SOUL
Let’s face it; dry winter air can be tough on our skin. So, give yourself some love with a day trip to a local day spa. Choose an environmentally conscious boutique or award-winning resort to wrap yourself in luxury.
North Lake Tahoe Day Spa’s – Relax with a massage, facial, or a spring-worthy new look
South Lake Tahoe Day Spa’s – Cocoon yourself in rejuvenation, hot stones, and therapy
Reno Spa’s – Get pampered with unrivaled relaxation, including treatments, and lunch
Even if you worship frigid temperatures and can’t get enough of chair lifts and back-country, we invite you to add these warm activities to your winter “must-do” list. Before we know it, spring will arrive, bringing a host of new opportunities to savor Lake Tahoe’s world-renowned beauty. Until then, grab your coat and gloves and venture out for experiences as fresh as the new-fallen snow.