Activities Summarized

Scheduled and Unscheduled events


Downhill Skiing

     Heavenly Ski Resort

     Kirkwood Ski Resort

    Northstar Ski Resort

Heavenly Village

     Ice skating at Heavenly Village

     Shopping/exploring Heavenly Village

     Multiplex cinema in Heavenly Village

Cross country ski & snow shoeing

     Kirkwood Cross Country & Snowshoe Center

Tubing and snow mobile at golf course near casinos

Day in Carson City – State museum & historic hot springs

Live music –  Heavenly Village daily when the lifts close, Harrah’s Tuesday Blues night, Basecamp Beer Garden daily


At/from our accommodations at Lakeland Village

Beach stroll on Lake Tahoe at Lakeland Village

Walk to Ski Run Marina (10 minutes walk)

Gathering around our cozy fireplace at night sipping hot chocolate – play games, socializing 




Downhill skiing lift tickets

For information on lift tickets visit the posting in this blog “Epic Pass” or the website http://www.Epicpass.com


Heavenly Ski Resort and Heavenly Village   http://www.skiheavenly.com/

Heavenly Mountain Ski Resort is located on the California-Nevada border in South Lake Tahoe. Lakeland Village where we will be lodging offers a free shuttle service to Heavenly Village where the Gondola is located for world-class Heavenly Ski Resort. 

For information on Heavenly Ski Resort visit the posting in this blog.”Heavenly Mountain Ski Resort

For information on Heavenly Village visit the posting in this blog.”Heavenly Village & the Gondola at Heavenly”


Kirkwood Ski Resort www.Kirkwood.com

Kirkwood Ski Resort is located about a half hour away from Lakeland Village.  The only way we will be able to visit this mountain is by pooling our cars.

Slopes for skiers of all ability levels. Steep chutes, powder-filled open bowls and numerous runs with varying terrain. Cross country skiing and Snowshoeing is available at The Kirkwood Cross Country & Snowshoe Center.

For more details visit the posting on this blog “Kirkwood Mountain Resort Day Trip”


Northstar California Ski Resort www.northstarcalifornia.com/

Northstar California is located about an hour and a half away from Lakeland Village in good weather.  The only way we can visit this mountain is by pooling cars.

The mountain is an extinct volcano named Mount Pluto. It is a pristine reserve, hidden in trees and quiet valleys. Here you can find superb downhill skiing, cross country skiing, and snowshoeing.

For more details visit the posting on this blog “Northstar Mountain Resort Day Trip”


Heavenly Village – www.theshopsatheavenly.com

Heavenly Village open air mall, is located about one mile from Lakeland Village Resort where we will be staying. There is free shuttle service between Lakeland Village and Heavenly Village, courtesy of Lakeland Village. 

Savor the traditional Tahoe ambiance in the rustic chic atmosphere of this village and enjoy a unique collection of shops, eateries, and entertainment.  Live outdoor music daily when the lifts close.

Ice Skating – www.theshopsatheavenly.com/ice-rink/

Open air ice skating rink in middle of Heavenly Village in South Lake Tahoe next to the Gondola. Free shuttle from our lodgings at Lakeland Village. Enjoy the music, lights and winter ambiance surrounded by the great restaurants, cafes and shops of Heavenly Village. Open daily 10am – 8pm. $20 per session includes skate rental.

Multiplex cinema in Heavenly Village – http://www.heavenlycinema.com/

For more information on Heavenly Village visit the posting on this blog “About Heavenly Village”


Live music

There is live outdoor music in Heavenly Village and surrounding area daily, especially when the lifts close. 

Lakeland Village has free shuttle service between Heavenly Village and Lakeland Village.

For details visit the posting on this blog “Live Music in South Lake Tahoe”




Attention non skiers (tourists)! Take an unforgettable gondola ride to the top of Heavenly Mountain! (weekdays only)

Price of gondola ride: $89/$59 adults/seniors

Departure from Heavenly Village – Arrive by 10am at base of gondola in Heavenly Village to purchase same gondola ride only day ticket (tickets for the day are often gone by 11am)

Stop at the viewing platform half way up to take in stunning vistas of Lake Tahoe (the lake isn’t visible from the top of the gondola unless you are skiing) Arrange a meet-up time for lunch with skiers in our group at the top at Tamarack Lodge. The lodge features international food hall style service and has lovely views. Lots of outdoor picnic tables and adirondack chairs are scattered around for sunning and people watching.

Departure from top of the mountain: Depart by 2pm to avoid long line at gondola when lifts close at 3pm

Special note to all skiers and non skiers riding the gondola: Covid courtesy – Gondola operators honor groups that want to practice social distancing. Don’t enter a gondola car if people in it are not from our group unless you ask them if OK first (You might be told by the attendant not to enter)


Cross Country skiing & snow shoeing

Camp Richardson Historic Resort & Marina  www.CampRichardson.com For more details visit the postings on this blog Camp Richardson Cross Country Skiingand “Cross Country Skiing Summarized”

Kirkwood Mountain Resort   www.Kirkwood.com For more details visit the posting on this blog “Day Trip to Kirkwood Mountain Resortand “Cross Country Skiing Summarized”

Northstar California Resort   www.northstarcalifornia.com  Mid mountain cross country ski center has 35 kilometers of scenic trails that are perfect for cross country skiing and snowshoeing. For cross-country skiing and snowshoeing information, instruction and equipment rentals, visit the weblink  https://www.northstarcalifornia.com/explore-the-resort/activities-and-events/xc.aspx?tc_1=2    For more details visit the postings on this blog “Northstar Mountain Resort Day Trip” and “Cross Country Skiing Summarized”


Tahoe Snowmobiles – for tubing and snow mobiling – Located in golf course near the casinos

Www.tahoesnowmobiles.com   530-542-3294

Price: 4 persons – $110 includes sharing ½ hour snow mobile and 1 hour tubing


Day in Carson City

Carson City is about a 45 minute drive from South Lake Tahoe on good roads. We’ll be gone a good part of the day. This event will depend on pooled cars.

Includes a delightful soak in historic Carson Hot Springs, a visit to the outstanding Nevada State Museum, and a walk through the historic section of town.

For more details visit the posting on this blog “Carson City Day Excursion


SKI RUN MARINA (near Lakeland Village)

900 Ski Run Blvd, South Lake Tahoe   http://skirunmarina.com/

A ten minute walk from our lodgings will bring you to the Ski Run Marina. Visit by day or night. Here you will find a small courtyard with shops and restaurants.

Following are specifics:

Riva Grill – fine waterfront restaurant   www.RivaGrill.com

Artemis Lakefront Cafe – good Greek food www.artemislakefrontcafe.com



Beach stroll at Lakeland Village

Stroll the ¼ mile sandy waterfront of Lakeland Village day or night. Enjoy stunning views of the Sierras surrounding Lake Tahoe, even at night when the snow-covered mountains loom high above the lake


Availability of any of the above events changes frequently with the challenges the businesses are facing due to the corona virus

Disclaimer: Any information provided in this blog is subject to change, anytime, without notice

updated 3/4/2022