The Ridge elevates the average family vacation with endless on-property amenities and close proximity to Tahoe South activities. Gather the kiddos for a trip that you won’t soon forget with activities at the Ridge Tahoe and throughout Tahoe South.

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Home base for family fun.

On-Site Amenities
Put on your game face and challenge the family to a friendly competition in the Ridge’s indoor and outdoor sports complex. Courts are available for tennis, basketball and racquetball where a true family champion can be crowned. Days can be gleefully wasted in the indoor and outdoor pools while nights are spent watching family flicks in the on-site 30-seat movie theater, which shows films twice a day.

The fun never stops with the Ridge arcade and the Kid’s Club, a complimentary day camp filled with adventures, arts and crafts and snacks. With the kids away, parents can enjoy adult time during a rejuvenating session at the Elevation Spa.

Take a Hike
The Ridge is steps away from the Tahoe Rim Trail, a 165-mile loop around the Lake Tahoe Basin. With many trailheads and different paths, hikers can personalize the hike to desired duration and difficulty meaning it can be as kid-friendly as you’d like.

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All smiles all the time in Tahoe. Photo credit:Jamie Kingham

Score a Hole-in-One
For a guaranteed good time, try one of the two popular miniature golf courses in Tahoe South.  Magic Carpet Mini Golf takes players on an enchanted journey through fairytales and fantasy worlds with three courses of varying difficulty. Fantastical creatures like dragons, dinosaurs and even pirates are featured at each hole. At the end of the round, the golf balls can be dropped in a lot machine for a chance to win one free round or play. Another great mini golf location is Heavenly Village Mini Golf centrally located and accented with hanging lights and dazzling music.

Take On a Challenge
Through September, the family can experience Heavenly Epic Discovery Center, which provides great outdoor adventures that are customizable to each family’s interests and abilities. Activities such as ropes courses, zip lining and an alpine coaster are available on top of Heavenly Mountain.

Be Amazed by Magic
The Magic Fusion show at the Loft Theatre & Lounge brings live entertainment in the form of comedy and illusions with options for dinner and drinks. On Sundays, the Loft host a “Kids Free” matinee where children attend the show for free, with the purchase of an adult ticket.

Go Fish
Tahoe Trout Farm teaches children of all ages how to fish while also educating them about Tahoe’s ecosystem. Visitors can try their hand at one of the two ponds stocked with rainbow trout. Fishing licenses are not required and guests can bring their own bait and tackle or borrow from the farm.

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Good times on the water. Photo credit: Birkholm’s Water Ski School

Learn to Glide on the Water
A trip to Tahoe is incomplete without time spent on the water. One of the more active water options is learning how to water ski at Birkholm’s Water Ski School, which specializes in children and family lessons. Available to pick visitors up from various locations, Birkholm’s hosts lessons that provide quick progressions and successful water ski attempts. A full-package deal includes boats, drivers, instructors, wetsuits, life jackets, skis and fuel.

See Things from a Different Perspective
For the thrill of a lifetime, soar over Lake Tahoe with Reno-Tahoe Helicopter Tours. The helicopters are based at the Lake Tahoe Airport and offer spectacular tours year-round, weather permitting. Take in the views of the crystal blue lake and the snow-capped peaks of the Sierra Nevada mountains. Having the opportunity to get a clear view of the region really creates memorable experiences for all ages.

Whatever you choose, the Ridge Tahoe has family friendly accommodations that provide the right amount of togetherness.

Nestled on a spectacular Sierra Nevada ridge above Lake Tahoe, and overlooking the breathtaking and beautiful Carson Valley, this 11 acre hotel resort offers year-round vacation rentals with panoramic views and luxurious accommodations. Complimentary Health Club, Indoor Sports Complex, Indoor/Outdoor Swimming Pools and Jacuzzis, Restaurant, Deli, Market, Full Service Spa and more are all on-site. Complimentary shuttle service whisks guests 5 miles to Lake Tahoe and casino nightlife.

The Ridge provides a variety of great Lake Tahoe lodging options with choices perfect for family vacations or romantic getaways. Options include deluxe hotel rooms, one and two bedroom condominium suites with full kitchens.

Summer offers an exciting array of activities on property and on Lake Tahoe. Our pool, spa, tennis courts, rock climbing wall and hiking trails are all a few minutes from your front door. Just down the hill are Lake Tahoe’s beautiful beaches, boating, paddleboarding and kayaking

. In the winter our Skier Express provides ski in / ski out access to Heavenly Ski Resort’s Stagecoach Chairlift. The Ridge Ski Shop can satisfy your entire ski and snowboard needs onsite, so you can quickly hit the slopes. We also offer a variety of classes and indoor activities when the weather doesn’t cooperate or you’re not up for tackling the great outdoors.

The Ridge’s expansive property is an ideal venue for weddings, meetings and reunions. We have a variety of meeting and gathering spaces that can accommodate groups from 10 – 200.

For your wedding day we have ceremony sites with breathtaking views and the experienced staff to help make it the perfect day. For your business meetings we have all the A/V and technical resources you require to maximize your productivity. For family reunions our variety of lodging choices and countless onsite activities make it the perfect location to bring everyone together.