Announces the Best Ways to Summer Vacation 2013 in Lake Tahoe

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Summer officially starts on June 21, 2013, so has ranked the best ways to spend a vacation in Lake Tahoe this summer.

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Lake Tahoe is the place to be this summer 2013 as the lakeside resort has a jam-packed schedule filled with exciting events taking place each month. While there are countless fun activities to do in Tahoe, has chosen some of the top events visitors won’t want to miss this summer at the lake:

Celebrate the onset of summer at the Tahoe Heart and Summer Solstice Festival. The four day event includes car shows, wine and gourmet food tastings, music and more.

The first day of the event, June 20, features the free Solstice Stroll Classic Car Show on Tahoe City’s North Lake Boulevard, which transforms into an automobile mecca with classics from yesteryear. On the following day, June 21, The Bridgetender Restaurant will host the Bridgetender Fireworks Street Dance to raise funds for the Tahoe City Independence Day fireworks. Check out the live music and street party and swing by the restaurant’s patio for some special deals on food and drinks.

Saturday, June 22 is the annual Tahoe City Wine Walk where locals and guests can gather on the boulevard to nibble on the local gourmet food and savor the wine of nearby wineries. This event features a great way to absorb the Tahoe culture, browse the shops, taste the local goods, and take in the views of the lake from the boulevard. Guests can purchase tickets ahead of time or on the day of the event.

Sunday, June 23, wraps up the festival with a day filled with free live music. The Trey Stone Band will perform at 3pm at Commons Beach and Ike & Martin will later play at 7 pm at Jake’s on the Lake.

Join in on the Independence Day Festivals around Tahoe. For a day-early celebration, check out the fireworks show at Kings Beach on July 3. Meanwhile, the annual Red, White and Tahoe Blue event will take place at Incline Village and Crystal Bay from July 3 through July 6. This event welcomes the whole family to watch the parade, ride the carnival rides, and marvel at the fireworks display.

And for a truly spectacular fireworks show, plan to catch a view of Tahoe South’s Lights on the Lake Fireworks display on July 4 rated by the American Pyrotechnics Association as “one of the top five displays in the nation.” This show is sure to captivate audiences of all ages.

Take the time to appreciate the finer things in life at the 41st annual Lake Tahoe Concours d’ Elegance Wooden Boat show August 9 and 10. One of the largest boat shows of its kind in the US, this event attracts around 100 boat entries vying for the People’s Choice award and the coveted Most Elegant Boat of Show award.

At this year’s Concours d’ Elegance show, spectators can revel in the showcase of the Boats of Alan Furth on display. Furth was a wooden boat collector will a vast variety of pristine wooden boats.

About, Lake Tahoe’s number one online guide, provides quality information on all things Tahoe. Visit 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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