Lake Tahoe still has a lot of fun to offer even though summer may have just started. Most people think that Lake Tahoe only has a lot to offer in winter when it forms a great skiing site. Even the summer old be great fun in Lake Tahoe as it has a lot you could do all through the year. The sierra makes for a beautiful view that you could decide to take in bit by bit or hit the lake yourself but you will never be disappointed by your choice. Read on to learn how you can have a fun filled weekend in Lake Tahoe.
Fannette Island is a great destination for family exploration. Everybody, including kids, loves exploring a secluded island that is only accessible by kayaks. If you are a part of a family visit, you should consider getting to the Emerald Bay State Park on the California side of the lake. A gentle ride in a kayak lasting about ten minutes should get you to this historic island. It was founded by the owner of the Vikingsholm estate in the late 1920s and it is known as Fannette Island tea house. The main reason for building it was to service high tea to her guests as the name suggests. You family will love the Kayaking experience and exploring even though much of it is a ruin now. If you have a guide with you, you can always ask about the legend of Captain Dick “Them’s my toes” Barter which could be great listening for the kids. You should pay close to ten dollars for parking and a further fifty five to rent a double kayak for two hours. You can also get an idea of how the other half lived close to a century ago by combining your visit with visit to Vikingsholm. An hour long tour is going to cost fifteen dollars for adults and twelve dollars for kids.
You can launch your personal watercraft into the lake. Lake Tahoe forms for a great place for you to ride a PWC. As you would expect, the local authorities in this area are focused on preserving the peace of the lake and protecting wildlife. However, following their rules will have on the water and enjoying the beautiful views of the Sierra Nevada mountains and breathing the crystal clear air in no time. You could enjoy fishing but this is only possible if you get a Nevada or California fishing license depending on your destination.