Trying to figure out what to do for Valentine’s Day? The unsurpassed beauty of Lake Tahoe, blue and pristine, surrounded by snow-capped peaks inspires romance. Enjoy the scenery and add some special extras for a memorable, romantic Valentine’s Day in South Lake Tahoe, California.
Come up for a day trip or stay a few days in Lake Tahoe for an unforgettable vacation. In any case, your love will always treasure their Valentine’s Day in Lake Tahoe!
1. Take a Sunset Sleigh Ride
Cuddle up for a private sleigh ride while your driver shows you points of interest near Tahoe’s south shore. Rides are given from 10am through sunset daily, so plan ahead for this popular attraction. See the link for their website to make reservations or for more information and be sure to read their “about us” page for the interesting origin of this service.
2. Do a Wine Tasting or Have a Romantic Dinner
Apres Wine Co. Wine Bar and Shop is the newest addition to the Tahoe wine scene and was voted “Best Place for a Glass of Wine” and “Best Place to Take a Date” in 2010. This fun tasting room and restaurant serves a creative and delicious lunch and dinner. Reservations are suggested, especially for a holiday dinner.
Evan’s, Edgewood and several other South Lake Tahoe restaurants in all price ranges make for a special Valentine’s Day Dinner, as well. Again make your reservations early.
3. Valentine’s Day Cruise
The Tahoe Queen paddle wheel boat will be making a Valentine’s Dinner Cruise, departing around 6pm from Ski Run Marina. Call or visit the website for additional details and reservations. The trip around the lake and to Emerald Bay should be on the agenda for visitors and locals in South Lake Tahoe.
4. Play Together
So many possible fun things to do together in our winter wonderland! Ski or snowboard. Make it more fun and take a lesson together. Experts are available for all skill levels at all three of the resorts nearest to South Lake — Heavenly, Sierra-at-Tahoe and Kirkwood!
Make a snowman, take a guided snowmobile ride, snowshoe or just hang out in front of a fire at one of our restaurants or bars or your hotel with a warm drink.
5. Get Married
The ultimate Valentine’s Day experience! Our chapels and wedding coordinators are ready to help make your day special, whether you want to get married on the lake, at a chapel or on the mountain itself. Ask at your hotel or see Yelp or other directory for recommendations.
There is no limit to the romantic possibilities for things to do in Lake Tahoe for Valentine’s Day! Use your imagination, make your reservations or just drop into town for a spontaneous adventure.