What’s on your North Lake Tahoe itinerary? The North Shore is most popular as a hotspot for outdoor adventureThere are great things to do in North Lake Tahoe off the slopes, too! Enjoy sandy beaches, live entertainment, special events, local flavors, and more. With so many great things to do in the area, it can be hard to narrow down which activities you can’t miss during your trip. That’s why we’ve created this comprehensive list of our favorite things to do in North Lake Tahoe! 

Can’t-Miss Things to Do in North Lake Tahoe by Category 


When it comes to dining, there is something for everyone in North Lake Tahoe! Our area boasts a variety of global cuisines in beautiful settings. Here are five of our favorite North Lake Tahoe restaurants: 

  • Syd’s Bagelry & Espresso 
  • Pianeta Ristorante 
  • Christy Hill 
  • Wolfdale’s Cuisine Unique 
  • Uncommon Kitchen 

Activities & Entertainment 

What type of North Lake Tahoe getaway are you having? From a romantic hideaway to an exciting girls’ trip, there are many different types of travelers visiting Lake Tahoe. Here are some fun and exciting activities and entertainment that everyone will love:  

    • Page Meadows 
    • Waterman’s Landing 
    • Alibi Ale Works 
    • Pete ‘N Peter’s 
    • Fat Cat Bar & Grill 
    • Chamber’s Landing 
    • Uncorked 
    • Bluesdays 
    • Truckee Thursdays 
    • Music on the Beach 

Events & Festivals 

Please note that due to COVID-19 many 2020 dates for North Lake Tahoe events and festivals have been postponed or canceled. Here are some of our recurring favorite North Lake Tahoe events: 

  • Spring | WinterWonderGrass Tahoe Festival 
  • Summer | Lake Tahoe Music Festival 
  • Fall | Tahoe City Oktoberfest 

Outdoor Recreation 

North Lake Tahoe is best-known for its abundance of outdoor recreation! Our area is home to mountains and beaches, which makes it the perfect year-round destination for outdoor enthusiasts. Here are some of the best ways to explore the outdoors in North Lake Tahoe: 

    • Palisades Tahoe Alpine Meadows | Olympic Valley 
    • Northstar California Resort | Truckee 
    • Tahoe Donner Downhill Ski Resort | Truckee 
    • Diamond Peak Ski Resort | Incline Village 

Rent a Home With Tahoe Moon Properties 

What things to do in North Lake Tahoe are you most excited about? No matter how you choose to spend your days in North Lake Tahoe, return to one of our rental homes each night! Tahoe Moon Properties features more than 40 rental homes across the North Shore. Choose from homes in the following North Lake Tahoe communities: Carnelian Bay, Kings Beach, Olympic Valley, Palisades Tahoe, Alpine Meadows, Truckee, and Tahoe City. Some of our homes even feature amenities like lake views, hot tubs, and pool access!  

Tahoe Moon Properties is also a great choice for those traveling with their dogs! We have the largest selection of dog-friendly properties along the North Shore, with more than 20 homes to choose from. Visit our Dog-Friendly North Lake Tahoe Guide for more information on how you and your pup can explore the area together! 

Browse a full inventory of our North Lake Tahoe rental homes to start planning your stay. Don’t forget to book direct to save nine to 15 percent on your next getaway!