Lake Tahoe is one of America's most exciting and versatile vacation destination areas anywhere. Its multi-seasonal recreation options, world-class entertainment, and casino-fun make Lake Tahoe the perfect vacation spot for singles, couples, or families. And staying at Camp Richardson Historic Resort & Marina gives you access to endless South Lake Tahoe activities and events.
Lake Tahoe Winter Activities
Lake Tahoe, located in the heart of the Sierra Nevada, offers superb alpine skiing and cross-country skiing at over 18 unique ski areas. Camp Richardson hosts its own 35KM cross-country ski track on site. For downhill skiing, Heavenly Mountain Resort and Sierra-at-Tahoe are located just 30 minutes from Camp Richardson Resort. Horse-drawn sleigh rides are located across the street at the Camp Richardson Corral and ice skating, or snowmobiling are just a short drive from Camp Richardson.
Lake Tahoe Summer Activities
As America's largest alpine lake, 12 miles wide and 22 miles long, Camp Richardson Resort sits right on the south shore of Lake Tahoe and has one of the best sand beaches on the lake. Hiking and biking, water sports, horseback riding and more are located right out our front door. Plus, our on-site Mountain Sports Center provides you with all the equipment and information you need to enjoy our natural surroundings. World-class golfing, the Heavenly Gondola, shopping, paddlewheel cruises, and more are located within a short drive.
Year-round nightlife & entertainment
A short drive from Camp Richardson and located across the border in Stateline, Nevada, are five casinos: Harrah's, Harveys, Horizon, MontBleu and Lakeside Casino, which offer headline entertainment, nightlife and 24/7 gaming fun.
Camp Richardson's Oktoberfest
Camp Richardson's Oktoberfest provides fun and laughs for the whole family -- and it's free to attend. A local's favorite occurring the first weekend of October every year, this festival features great food, music, family games & activities, and the famous Beer and Wine Garden.
- German Food & Desserts
- Craft Booths
- Beer & Wine Garden
- Live Music featuring the “Gruber Family Band”
- Pumpkin Patch
- Face Painting
- Costume Contest for you & your dog
- Bungee & Climbing wall
- Souvenir Beer Mugs
- Free Parking & Bike Valet!
Fall Feast Week at The Beacon Bar & Grill
Dinner in front of Lake Tahoe. Course after course of prix fixe cuisine. Dining on autumn-inspired comfort food, wine and beer pairings. There’s a lot to fall in love with at Camp Richardson’s Fall Feast Week at The Beacon Bar & Grill every November. Reservations recommended. 530.541.0630.
Valhalla Renaissance Faire
Valhalla Renaissance Faire is an annual event held every June at Camp Richardson Resort in South Lake Tahoe. Immerse yourself in games, theater and splendid Renaissance village and marketplace. Come in costume, or come as you are and enjoy a weekend of entertainment, feasting, arts & crafts, intrigue, battles and much more!
- 7 Acres of Continuous Entertainment on 4 Stages
- Scores of Merchants & Over 1000 Actors
- Hard Hitting, Lance Splitting Jousting
- Live Sword Fighting
- Children's Games
- Educational Demonstrations
- Jugglers, Magicians, Minstrels
- Food, Beverages, & Fun
Kokanee Salmon Festival
Great Gift Ideas
Camp Richardson Historic Resort & Marina Gift Certificates are available in any denomination. Give a gift of fun and relaxation. Our Gift Certificates can be used for Lodging, in the General Store, Mountain Sports, and the Coffee & Confectionery. Call 1-800-544-1801 or visit the Hotel Front Desk to get yours today!