Top 5 Things to Do for Father’s Day 2013 in Lake Tahoe Announced by

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It's not too late to plan a special day for Dad this Father's Day 2013 in Tahoe, so has announced five of the best ways to celebrate Dad this year.

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Make Dad believe in magic like a kid again at the “Illusion Fusion” show on Father’s Day at the Horizon Casino Resort.

Father’s Day is quickly approaching, so now’s the time to start planning the best Father’s Day yet in Lake Tahoe! From riding the carnival rides at the county fair to hiking the Tahoe trails, there’s an unlimited number of ways to celebrate the number one Dads out there in Tahoe. Therefore, to help visitors and locals narrow down the options, has ranked the best ways to spend Fathers Day 2013 in Tahoe this year.

1. Put on blue jeans and go to the fair
Gather up the whole family and head over to the “Blue Jeans and Country Dreams” El Dorado County Fair for some funnel cake and carnival rides this Father’s Day weekend. First stop for Dad might be the Kneisel’s Collision Classic Car Show, while the next stop could be the 2nd California Cavalry recreation. Meanwhile, the kids will fall in love the Australian wildlife at the Aussie Kingdom full of animals like kangaroos, bearded dragons, and wallabies. And to top off the ultimate Father’s Day, don’t forget to enter into the annual Father-Child Look-a-Contest!

2. Spend the day on the lake
Take Dad out on the deepest alpine lake in America for some quality one-on-one time. For those fathers looking for a lazy Sunday, grab some fishing poles, reel in some dinner, and enjoy the day fishing in Tahoe. But if Dad’s still young at heart, rent some jet skis and fly over the water or race around in a speed boat. Whether Dad wants a leisurely float or a high speed activity, there’s plenty of options for fun on the lake for Father’s Day this year.

3. Fall for the magic at Illusion Fusion
Make Dad believe in magic like a kid again at the “Illusion Fusion” show on Father’s Day at the Horizon Casino Resort. Although the show runs through the summer, it’s the perfect opportunity to spoil Dad to a night of magic and illusion on his special day. The show stars Alex Ramon, an award-winning master magician who amazes audience members of all ages with never-before-seen acts.

Doors open at 7:30pm and tickets cost $24.95.

4. Get some fresh air
If Dad’s been cooped up in the office all week, then hiking the Tahoe trails and breathing in that fresh mountain air is the best remedy. It’s not only the perfect opportunity for family bonding, but it’s also a great way to experience the scenery of Tahoe, up close and personal. Rubicon Trail provides plenty of scenic views, while Eagle Lake offers the serenity of the water. For a real adventure, hop on the Heavenly Gondola and Tamarack Express chair to gain access to some of the highest hiking trails in Tahoe.

5. Stay for a while
What’s the rush? Why not stay for a bit and treat Dad to a full weekend getaway in Tahoe? There are tons of ideal Lake Tahoe hotels, where families can rent their choice of cabins, lodges, resorts, and more for a mini vacation. Stay at the Horizon Casino Resort Lake Tahoe and Dad can try his luck at the slots at the on-site casino, or check out the Lake Tahoe accommodations for a cozy cabin in a more secluded location.

About, Lake Tahoe’s number one online guide, provides quality information on all things Tahoe. Use to find information on everything Lake Tahoe from vacation lodging and casinos to ski resorts and boat rentals. Chloe Mulliner, editor of, helps Tahoe travelers find the best hotels, restaurants, things to do, and more.

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