As the unofficial start of summer begins, Memorial Day weekend activities fire up at The Ridge Tahoe.

Whether you plan on hiking, biking, hitting the beach, playing a round of golf or taking a sightseeing tour of Lake Tahoe aboard the M.S. Dixie II or Tahoe Queen there is plenty to do and see during your stay.

After a fun-filled winter season, Heavenly Mountain Resort will switch gears this holiday weekend to operate its famed Gondola for sightseeing, hiking, dining and family activities. The Gondola will run from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and The Ridge Tahoe front desk staff can assist you with shuttle service.

Enjoy a sightseeing ride on the Heavenly Gondola over Memorial Day weekend. Photo Courtesy of Heavenly Mountain.

Enjoy a sightseeing ride on the Heavenly Gondola over Memorial Day weekend.
Photo Courtesy of Heavenly Mountain.

The Heavenly Gondola transports guests 3,000 feet above Lake Tahoe to the Mid-Station Observation Deck, where you can enjoy stunning views of Lake Tahoe, the Desolation Wilderness, and the Carson Valley. At the top of the Gondola, challenge yourself on the 25-foot climbing wall, designed for beginner to advanced climbers or kids can play in a safe environment on the Spider Zone climbing tower. Enjoy varied hiking trails of green and blue levels then stop by Tamarack Lodge for lunch and drinks.

Operating times will be from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Check in with Ridge Tahoe front desk staff regarding shuttle service to and from the Gondola.

Returning from your sun-drenched day at the lake or on the mountain, know there are plenty of on-site activities as well as cocktail and dining opportunities waiting for you at The Ridge.

Holiday weekend entertainment at South Shore includes Jefferson Starship at Harrah’s Lake Tahoe, Sisqo, Vanilla Ice and Naughty by Nature at PEEK Nightclub, the retro-themed Boogie Nights dance party at MontBleu Resort Casino & Spa, and live comedy at The Improv inside Harveys Lake Tahoe.

Looking to revive your faded winter skin in time for summer? Check out Elevation Spa. Now through May 30, you can try a Tahoe Rejuvenation Bundle which includes a European facial and choice of body wrap or scrub, add a one-hour massage and save up to $50. Book any one hour treatment or longer and receive a complimentary Dermaolgica gift box, valued at $36.

Hiking, biking, golfing, dining, boating, gondola rides and a relaxing spa treatment all rolled into one long weekend? It can be done. What are your holiday plans?

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.