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VirtualTahoe.com

June 30, 2014 10:05 ET

Top Things to Do in July in Lake Tahoe Listed by VirtualTahoe.com

July in Lake Tahoe Offers an Array of Incredible Things to Do, Events, and of Course, 4th of July Celebrations!

LAKE TAHOE, CA--(Marketwired - Jun 30, 2014) - Summertime is arguably the most beautiful, exciting and nostalgic time of year in Lake Tahoe. VirtualTahoe.com, a tourism website dedicated to all things Lake Tahoe, celebrates July in Tahoe by listing the top things to do this month in the area.

Among the endless activities July in Tahoe has to offer, below are a few must-do's from the experts at VirtualTahoe.com.

1 - 4th of July: Lights on the Lake fireworks

Cozy up to that special someone with a steaming cup of cocoa, or wrap yourself up tight with your entire family in a blanket under the stars to enjoy Lake Tahoe's spectacular Fourth of July fireworks. Let the exploding lights dazzle your senses as it brings you back to simpler times spending summer nights with all your friends without a care in the world.

2 - Water sports

Fun in the sun finds new meaning once you step foot on, or rather in, Lake Tahoe. Round Hill Pines Beach Resort on the South Shore will have you gasping for air and begging for more. This all-in-one adventurer's dream offers everything from the usual heart racing favorites like kayaking, wake boarding, parasailing, and waterskiing to the new growing sport of stand up paddle boarding inspired by big wave surfers of Hawaii. For more information about water sports in Lake Tahoe visit http://www.virtualtahoe.com/playground/SummerActivities/WaterSports.html

3 - Emerald Bay Cruise

This 2 hour sightseeing cruise offers unequalled picturesque landscapes that would inspire a professional artist. Snap photos for your Lake Tahoe vacation album, or simply sit back and soak in the natural wonders and embrace all the serenity surrounding Emerald Bay. The crews informative narrative will leave you both educated and entertained as you see the sites and hear the tales of Tahoe's fascinating history ranging from sunken treasures to newly discovered petrified trees and never before seen underwater canyons. For more information about Lake Tahoe's Emerald Bay Cruise, and other cruises available this summer, visit http://www.virtualtahoe.com/playground/SummerActivities/TahoeTours.html

4 - Go Fishing

Whether you are looking to break Lake Tahoe's record for the largest rainbow trout as a prize for your fireplace mantel, or just learning the difference between a float and a sinker, fishing in Tahoe will have you more than satisfied. Tahoe Sport Fishing Co. offers year round sport fishing charters. Learn from the pros and become a kid again when you feel that first tug. Choose from their fleet of boats, the largest in Tahoe, to take you on an unforgettable fishing adventure. More information here: http://www.virtualtahoe.com/playground/SummerActivities.html

5 - Shakespeare Festival
Take a little break from the white-knuckle excitement and fill your soul with a bit of culture at the Shakespeare Festival. Original Shakespeare play, "As You Like It," will be featured along with other popular hits such as "Sweeney Todd," the ballet "Swan Lake at the Lake," and Reno Jazz Orchestra's "Bring Me the Funk of James Brown". Check out the 2014 season performances from July 11 through the 24th at the Sand Harbor State Park. Life-like sets, amazing actors, and gorgeous costumes will draw you into Shakespeare's world of fantasy, romance and humor...a midsummer's night dream for all.

6 - Explore Fallen Leaf Lake

Escape to Fallen Leaf Lake just west of Tahoe for a secluded treasure that is much less crowded yet still accessible and easy to find. The many trails that offshoot the lake are all unique offering a multitude of hiking difficulty levels, vantage points of varying and daring elevation, and of course scenic vistas. Spend the day losing yourself, spiritually not physically, in the foothills of Fallen Leaf Lake or take to the lake itself for endless water soaked fun.

Lake Tahoe welcomes you. Visit this July to see for yourself if the Lake is truly always blue, and if this is the playground you've been yearning for since those childhood years.

About VirtualTahoe.com
VirtualTahoe.com, "Lake Tahoe's number one online guide," provides locals and visitors with an up to date calendar of events as well as in depth information on the endless activities, attractions, lodging and entertainment year round, 24-7 that Lake Tahoe has to offer.

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