Ultimate Labor Day Weekend Activities: Making the Most of Your Time!

Labor Day Weekend is the grand finale of summer in Lake Tahoe. There are tons of fun things to do and the weather is usually perfect, especially compared to Memorial Day weekend when it can snow. Once you’re here, take advantage of all the great opportunities for an adventure. And wherever the weekend takes you, please #RecreateResponsibly to keep yourself healthy, others safe, and to protect our public lands, waters and parks.

Shop the biggest sale in Truckee – The Rep Sample Sale!

This is a great weekend to pick up a pair of skis for winter, a new jacket or score discounted summer merchandise like swimsuits and running shoes. The best sale is always the Tahoe Mountain Sports Rep Sample Sale featuring brands like Black Diamond, Patagonia, Faction, Craft, Gregory Backpacks at huge discounts and Leki poles priced to move! Come check it out before hitting the trails. RSVP on Facebook to let us know you’re coming to the Labor Day Weekend Rep Sample Sale!

Bike Around Town with the New Electric Bike Share!

Cover ground with the all new electric bike share in Truckee! The electric bikes, which feature a pedal-assist motor that propels riders up to a maximum assist of 17 mph, can be found and unlocked from docking stations using the BCycle mobile app. Riders can also use the BCycle app to plan bike-safe routes to their destination and find open docks to return their bike upon completion of their environmentally friendly trip. Hit Donner Lake then head into town for dinner without worrying about parking!

Go Climbing on Donner Summit with NASTC

The weather is great for climbing over Labor Day weekend. It’s usually cool in the mornings and evenings but nice and warm during the day. Book a trip with NASTC and get the whole family out at the crag. Or hire a guide to take you up that multi-pitch route you’ve had your eye on. Whatever your goal is, NASTC can help you achieve it while having a fun day at one of the most iconic climbing areas in the North Lake Tahoe area.

Top Outdoor Activities for Families

Try One of These 7 Family-Friendly Outdoor Activities

Here are 7 exciting outdoor activities to do with your family on Labor Day Weekend! Get outside and enjoy the fresh air with the ones you love. There’s no end to summer fun in Truckee and Lake Tahoe, a place that at times feels like a wild outdoor playground. Grab the kids, pack a lunch, and make memories in the outdoors!

Photo: Tahoe Via Ferrata

Climb the Tahoe Via Ferrata at Palisades Tahoe

The Tahoe Via Ferrata is an experience like none other. If you want a non-technical rock climbing activity that blends adventure with exposure, this is a great choice! Scramble around the towering granite walls at Palisades Tahoe and scale an 800 ft cliff using ropes, ladders, bridges, and steps. Are your palms sweating yet? Don’t worry, you’re harnessed in the whole time with an experienced guide to lead you to the top.

Enjoy Amazing Food, Wine, and Beer on a Truckee Outdoor Patio!

The Cottonwood Restaurant & Bar is a Truckee favorite with tons of history. The Cottonwood exists within an authentic ski lodge that was hand built in 1928. Not to mention, they have the best view of the town from their large deck overlooking Truckee. Recently, West River Hospitality has taken ownership, check out their other establishments in town Truckee Tavern and Como.

Truckee is the place to be for Labor Day Weekend! Stop by Tahoe Mountain Sports in Truckee and we’ll gear you up for the perfect adventure.

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