Tis the season for snowmobile treks, chilly swims, mountain-view skydiving, spicy coffees, and icy seafood.
Here are 50 of the best things to do in Lake Tahoe this winter.
Hot tub by the fire pit at Basecamp.
1. Cross country ski, sled, snowshoe, and ice skate all in one afternoon at Tahoe City Winter Sports Park. // wintersportspark.com
2. Fly like a vampire at Wanderlust Yoga Squaw Valley's aerial yoga classes. // squaw.wanderlustyoga.com
4. Roll the dice at Crystal Bay Club Casino, on the border of California and Nevada. // crystalbaycasino.com
6. Explore the night during moonlight snowshoe hikes and star tours at Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows and The Ritz Carlton, Lake Tahoe. // tahoestartours.com
7. Ski during sunset at the Last Tracks beer and wine events at Diamond Peak. // diamondpeak.com
8. Enjoy wood fired sa'atar chicken and an Oaxacan Old Fashioned at Pioneer Cocktail Club. // pcctahoe.com
9. Have a winter wedding for half the price at Granlibakken Tahoe. // granlibakken.com
12. Want to see more gold? Tour the Golden Chain Highway along the western Sierra. // visitcalifornia.com
17. Taste from a 20-tap wall of wine at Tahoe Pourhouse. // tahoepourhouse.com
18. Get one of the best views of the lake at the winter-only Big Blue View Bar at Homewood. // skihomewood.com
19. Take an icy plunge during Tahoe City's SnowFest! // tahoesnowfest.org
20. Find out why so many Bay Area peeps are moving to Reno-Tahoe. // visitrenotahoe.com
22. Tandem skydive over Carson Valley and Big Blue. // skydivelaketahoe.com
23. Escape the crowds at Kirkwood Mountain Resort. // kirkwood.com
26. Celebrate local food and music at Truckee Tavern & Grill. // truckeetavern.com
27. Bundle up for winter camping along the Tahoe Rim Trail. // trta.org
28. Drink a Picon Punch at JT Basque Bar & Dining Room, in Gardnerville. // jtbasquenv.com
29. Take a spooky hike in the abandoned railway tunnels of Donner Pass. // atlasobscura.com
32. Lose your virginity: January is Learn to Ski and Snowboard Month at several Tahoe resorts. // learntoskiandsnowboard.org
35. Commune with the spirits at Verdi Local Distillery. // verdilocaldistillery.com
37. Felt a gnome at Atelier. // ateliertruckee.com
38. Feel the blues at Squaw's WinterWonderGrass. // winterwondergrass.com
41. Smother your body with an organic maple syrup, cinnamon, and sugar scrub at The Ritz-Carlton, Lake Tahoe spa. // ritzcarlton.com
42. Snap an epic Instagram selfie on a snowmobile tour. // zephyrcove.com
44. Extend your stay with a trip to Mammoth Mountain. // mammothmountain.com
45. Ride the gondola for beer tastings at Heavenly. // skiheavenly.com
46. Slurp it up at The Oyster Bar. // hardrockhotel.com
47. Cut down your own Christmas tree at an Apple Hill farm. // applehill.com
48. Catch a mackinaw on the fastest charter boat on the lake. // fishingintahoe.com
49. Start the day with PB&J at Tunnel Creek Cafe. // tunnelcreekcafe.com
50. Hot tub under the stars at a private A-frame chalet.
This annual feature has been updated for 2018.