LAKE TAHOE, CA--(Marketwired - Apr 29, 2014) - The beauty of Lake Tahoe will take your breath away. Crystal blue waters, evergreens and mountain vistas of Lake Tahoe are unmatched. But Lake Tahoe isn't just for nature enthusiasts, and today VirtualTahoe.com announced ideas for a summer family vacation to Lake Tahoe.
"Lake Tahoe is one of the best family vacation spots in the country -- and with so much to do in Lake Tahoe there is no need to worry about bored kids," says Lindsey Skinner, editor of VirtualTahoe.com.
Activities the whole family can enjoy are available throughout the area. Just pick your pleasure and you'll find the place to do it.
1. Gone Fishing
Have you been telling your son or daughter that you'd take them fishing, but rarely seem to find the time? You're always working and they're always off to soccer or dance practice. Your family vacation at Lake Tahoe will fix that, because freshwater, time and peace are in plentiful supply. You can sports fish during your vacation, or you can catch your supper and teach the kids how to clean a fish. Lake Tahoe is home to some of the best fish in the country. You can find Mackinaw (Lake trout), brown trout, Brook trout, Rainbow trout and even Kokanee salmon. Fishing is permitted year round on Lake Tahoe, but you will need a permit. Want to find the best place where the fish are biting? Need fishing gear that you don't want to have to pack and carry on the airplane? For a full list of fishing outfitters in the area use http://www.virtualtahoe.com/playground/SummerActivities/FishingTahoe.html.
2. Ohhhhhmmmm to yoga
There's no better way to relax and become one with surrounding nature than through the practice of yoga at Lake Tahoe. Guided meditation often tells us to close our eyes and imagine a beautiful lake surrounded by mountains. At Lake Tahoe, you don't have to close your eyes or imagine the beauty because it's real. See how fresh clean air can aid your yoga practice. Experience birdsong as you breathe in nature and breath out the stress you left behind. Never tried yoga before and want to use your vacation at Tahoe to learn? Lake Tahoe offers the perfect setting to learn how guided meditation, breathing exercises and stretches can relax your mind and body. Use http://www.virtualtahoe.com/playground/massage.html to find the best yoga studios in Lake Tahoe. Pretty soon you will be breathing more deeply and peacefully no matter where you go.
3. Up the Misty Mountain
Have you ever gone on a whitewater rafting tour? You sit back and enjoy the scenery one minute then whoosh! you're on a whirlwind ride down a whitewater hill, splashing and laughing the next minute. Experienced guides know the waters and know where the currents are, and will instruct you and your family and make sure you are outfitted in the proper gear so that everyone will have a safe and wonderful watersport experience. Not sure which whitewater tour is best for you? Consult with the whitewater rafting tour company about which ride is best for your individual skill levels. There are tours for the novice as well as more adventurous waters, and you can decide how fast or how slow you want to take it. Use http://www.virtualtahoe.com/playground/SummerActivities/TahoeRiverRafting.html for a full list of whitewater rafting in Lake Tahoe.
4. It's a Bird, It's a Plane, It's a... Helicopter
If you're celebrating a special anniversary or just celebrating life, see Lake Tahoe from the sky with a custom-tailored helicopter ride. Helicopter tours are a great way to see everything in one trip because you get close enough to see the wildlife but travel fast enough to see it all. There's no better way to pop the question or say I love you than doing it from the sky. Commemorate your special day with a helicopter ride. If you're interested in seeing how Tahoe looks from the clouds, check out Reno Tahoe Helicopters.
5. Where to Stay
There are unique and cozy hotels all over Lake Tahoe, and depending on what you are looking for you might consider staying in South Lake Tahoe, Tahoe City, or even Truckee. For a full list of hotels in Lake Tahoe use http://www.virtualtahoe.com/Pillows/index.html. Many hotels in Lake Tahoe offer incredible deals and packages, so be sure to find the best and save your cash for the family fun!
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