4th of July in South Lake Tahoe is one of our busiest weekends of the year, which means booking vacation rentals in South Lake Tahoe as early as possible is the best way to ensure you find a property that matches your needs. If you have already booked a vacation rental in South Lake Tahoe for this holiday weekend, you are in for a fun few days of celebration, fireworks, beach days, live music and more. If you are looking for something fun to do while you are staying in your South Lake Tahoe vacation rental, check out this great list of places to catch the show rated as one of the most spectacular fire work shows by The American Pyrotechnics Association!
If you had your heart set on seeing the fireworks on the lake, the M.S. Dixie paddle wheeler has a fantastic cruise with entertainment. You can also rent boats from the marina’s. Whether you are staying in a vacation rental in South Lake Tahoe on the Nevada side, Ski Run area or down by Tahoe Keys, there are plenty of places where you can rent boats for your crew. If you are bringing your own boat, touch base with the local Marina’s about launching your boat. Also, note that while a majority of our vacation rentals in South Lake Tahoe are located within close proximity to all the marinas, the traffic during this holiday week is pretty heavy so leave early if you are in a time crunch. If you are looking for a little luxury, Tahoe Cruises provides a delicious catered dinner and unlimited wine, beer and champagne with live music aboard the 80 ft yacht, Safari Rose.
Edgewood Tahoe is another fabulous location to watch the fireworks with live music and a delicious dinner with an unparalleled view. If your vacation rental in South Lake Tahoe is located near Stateline, Kingsbury Grade, Zephyr Cove or Ski Run area, this is a unique way to catch the show.
If you want to spend your day at the beach, rest assured, we have a variety of vacation rentals in South Lake Tahoe that are located close to a lot of the popular beaches, all of which provide their own unique views and amenities. Lakeview Commons/El Dorado Beach is located in a great spot in the middle of town and has an awesome front row view. But, be aware, this fills up fast. The perk to this is you can walk, bike, skate or scooter as well as enjoy nearby restaurants like Pick 6, Freshies and Sprouts. If you are staying at a vacation rentals in South Lake Tahoe on the Nevada side, Nevada Beach, Round Hill Pines or Zephyr Cove are great spots to enjoy the show. Timber Cove Marina at the Tahoe Beach Retreat & Lodge right across from Safeway is also a convenient mid-town beach to watch the show. If you are staying at South Lake Tahoe vacation rentals in Bijou 1, Bijou 2 or Al Tahoe, this is a walkable spot.
If you want to get away from the crowds, hike to a vantage point like Cave Rock, Mt. Tallac or Emerald Bay.
No matter where you go in South Lake Tahoe, there are some pretty great spots to watch the fireworks. The show starts at 9:45 and KRLT-FM 93.9 or KOWL-AM 1490 sync their music to the fireworks, so tune in and enjoy!