It’s one HOT summer all over California and what better place to escape the heat but Tahoe where water sports are the play of the day. From kayaking to water skiing to just plain getting in and swimming, it doesn’t get much better. Try the new see-through kayaks and test the lake’s famous clarity.
Rent a polycarbonate kayaks that is completely transparent from Clearly Tahoe. They equip each kayak with a book of flash cards that help identify invasive species, encouraging their customers to use and log anything they see. The kayaks aren’t designed for speed and maneuvering, like a typical sit-in kayak, but use is mostly meant for slower-placed, scenic touring. Their rentals start at $85 for two hours. For information on kayaks, rentals and guided tours, visit clearlytahoe.com or call 530-554-4664
Then there are all the activities at Heavenly Valley Ski Resort just a 10 minute drive from our property. Epic Discovery is officially open, offering five activities.
The Hot Shot Zip Line travels 1,100 feet and reaches speeds of 45 mph. The Ridge Rider Alpine Coaster travels 3,200 feet, up to 25 mph. Then there is the Granite Peak Climbing Wall, Boulder Cove Ropes Course and Discovery Forest Ropes Course.
Wondering about the apres-activity scene? Like brewpubs? Just out is the South Shore Beer Trail map produced by the Chamber of Commerce. Here’s the route:
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July 10, 2017 five star review: “Great location, nice back porch, convenient amenities. This rental has a “cabin-y” feel. It is unpretentious and homey.”
Don’t let August pass you by, even if you only have a two day window. And don’t forget your bikes, fantastic trails just out the door. See you soon!