Kayaking Lake Tahoe's Secret Cove |The Motorhome Experiment

Kayaking Lake Tahoe's Secret Cove |The Motorhome Experiment

Class A Motorhome RV Living: Season 4 EP051 July 26, 2019 Get more of our stuff at http://themotorhomeexperiment.com/.

In this episode, we explore Lake Tahoe’s Sand Harbor on our last day in the Lake Tahoe area.

This was our longest kayaking adventure yet at around 6 miles.

The water was a beautiful turquoise color and not exactly what we would call refreshing, but we found ourselves jumping in anyway!

We got to see the Thunderbird Lodge and Thunderbird Yacht as we paddled our way over to the Secret Cove. Not so Secret Cove is what it should be called!

We also paddled past Chimney Beach and around Bonzai Rock.

We had an incredible day and look forward to getting back to Lake Tahoe in the future!

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  1. Lawrence Constantine on June 30, 2020 at 6:43 pm

    Isn’t that where Fredo sleeps with the fishes and at the beginning going by the Humprock, oh what do you think that shape was for okay so I am being just a little fresh for those that don’t get it. Now you have a reason to go back and you know what. I just couldn’t help myself trying to be a comedian so people don’t get to upset.

  2. Lola L on June 30, 2020 at 6:44 pm

    🏊‍♀️ burrrr…. that was cold…. safe travels

  3. foreverfixin on June 30, 2020 at 6:44 pm

    I am going to visit Lake Tahoe just got new tires on the small class B van yesterday got to do some upgrades and some modifications and my Class B van will be ready to hit the road

  4. Tim In San Diego on June 30, 2020 at 6:45 pm

    My bet is Lake Tahoe is one of the most memorable and enjoyable places that you’ve been so far. Happy travels.

  5. Lori Lust on June 30, 2020 at 6:45 pm

    You guys really got see that Great Lake in a great way.

  6. Bird Man on June 30, 2020 at 6:46 pm

    Excellent coverage of Tahoe. 👊👍😎

  7. Ralph Berg on June 30, 2020 at 6:47 pm

    So tell me about your tandem Kayak. I don’t see it in your links.

  8. scotty thompson on June 30, 2020 at 6:47 pm

    cool video talk the moterhome experiment

  9. Eat Sleep RV Repeat on June 30, 2020 at 6:49 pm

    I am in love with this side of Tahoe.
    Awesome Vid!

  10. Cecil Berry on June 30, 2020 at 6:49 pm

    Great video, water looks so clear, hope to to make it there next summner

  11. Rving Mojo's on June 30, 2020 at 6:51 pm

    Nice that the Nevada side has been preserved. I hate crowds. Is there RV space in the South parking lot? That yacht looks to be Teak, sure would have been nice to have a closer look. Guess you guys will have to book a room so we can get a better view of it, good excuse don’t you think??. LOL

  12. WT Weathers on June 30, 2020 at 6:51 pm

    Another great video Paul and Lorena!!
    Can you believe we live 2 hours from Tahoe and have not taken the sea doo in the 2 years that we’ve owned it? The weekend crowds keep me away. I need to take it there before it starts getting cold.

  13. Kerry Williams on June 30, 2020 at 6:52 pm

    Was stationed in Fallon Neavda in 69. Got a chance to visit Lake Tahoe several times. What a beautiful place. Sure do miss that area. Very good video.

  14. James Mckinney on June 30, 2020 at 6:53 pm

    What type of drone are you using?

  15. Greg Dawildman Fast on June 30, 2020 at 6:53 pm

    Next time go to South Tahoe area and check out Fallen Leaf Lake, Lilly Lake, Angora Lake.. No Motor home access although Fallen Leaf Lake does have a camp ground going past that is a really big no no with anything "BIG" car is fine.. Worth checking out We have a place up on FLL that’s how I know..

  16. charles hargett on June 30, 2020 at 6:54 pm

    Are there snakes and gators in Lake Tahoe?

  17. Madeline Highland on June 30, 2020 at 6:54 pm

    Wow that lake is so picturesque!!!! Thanks for taking us along! I especially liked the dip in the water. 😂

  18. Lu's Traveller on June 30, 2020 at 6:55 pm

    My husband got to ride on the Thunderbird boat. He was so excited. He loved wooden boats.

  19. Doñald Clegg on June 30, 2020 at 6:58 pm

    Hello Laura and Paul, Question for you guys. Who is the maker your kayak? Thanks Don C

  20. George Smith on June 30, 2020 at 7:02 pm

    Looks like that swimming cove might have been clothing optional… 🙂

  21. manfred schlenkrich on June 30, 2020 at 7:06 pm

    wonderful thanks for sharing

  22. titaniumgirl55 Claudia H. on June 30, 2020 at 7:06 pm

    Weekdays are different!

  23. Roger Brekas on June 30, 2020 at 7:07 pm

    Sand Harbor is the Premier Beach location at Tahoe. I’m glad you guys found it.

  24. Dr Dentin on June 30, 2020 at 7:09 pm

    Between Sand Harbor and Thunderbird (favoring the Thunderbird lodge) is a little cove with a large round that lays flat. Mark Twain talks about cooking and playing cards on that rock in the book Roughing It. If you go back you should check it out. If the lake is high it might be covered.

  25. Mary Charron on June 30, 2020 at 7:11 pm

    Hello kids love watching your videos mom

  26. Tina Hollins on June 30, 2020 at 7:12 pm

    Another great video ❤❤❤

  27. annette taylor on June 30, 2020 at 7:12 pm

    Gee the water was so crystal clear ,

  28. Lloyd Dahlen on June 30, 2020 at 7:14 pm

    Thanks again for sharing the video of Sand beach beautiful👍

  29. Bill Smith on June 30, 2020 at 7:16 pm

    6:48 Bravo Lorena! 😉🤣

  30. Paul Rodrigues on June 30, 2020 at 7:16 pm

    Not for nothing Paul but didn’t we just go through this with glasses???

  31. Jennifer Miller on June 30, 2020 at 7:18 pm

    We just ordered the same kayak! Anxious to get it, we’re heading out to Fl. In few weeks hopefully we get some use out of it!

  32. titaniumgirl55 Claudia H. on June 30, 2020 at 7:21 pm

    Where did you camp with the motor home?

  33. Ed Moore on June 30, 2020 at 7:22 pm

    We have never jumped off a rock into a lake before so thanks for an up close look. Nice video!

  34. David Tordoff on June 30, 2020 at 7:22 pm

    S U PER! What a Beautiful place! Thanks for all the work you two put in for us

  35. KhMeRiTh Travel on June 30, 2020 at 7:25 pm

    Hi, can u help with me with direction to secret cove from Sand Harbor?

  36. Marcelo Takayas on June 30, 2020 at 7:27 pm

    Maybe it’s the most beautiful place I ‘ve seen in TME. Holy smokes!!!!

  37. L.A.Woman56 on June 30, 2020 at 7:27 pm

    Ok the mom in me had to say it – where are your freaking life jackets?

  38. Cecilia Petrowsky on June 30, 2020 at 7:29 pm

    This was one of your top five videos! Too many things to mention. Loved everything. We can sure understand why you didn’t want to leave that beautiful place.

  39. DEBBIE WESTERMAN on June 30, 2020 at 7:29 pm

    Awesome video, I bet it looks better than on film. On our bucket list now for sure, thanks

  40. Brenda Schroeder on June 30, 2020 at 7:31 pm


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  42. Randy Tiedeman on June 30, 2020 at 7:34 pm

    Beautiful Lake. I always click the like button first before I even finish the video and I have never been wrong. Excellent landing of the drone in your hand and also a great save on the glasses. Great video and safe travels.

  43. Ernesto Alferez on June 30, 2020 at 7:34 pm

    Paul my hat goes out to you ! Lorena may just be your Soulmate and vice versa ! She enjoys everything you do ! You are perfect for each other ! God bless you guys and wishing you many more years of continued happiness and good health ! 😀🙏🌎🌞🤙

  44. Bob Jensen on June 30, 2020 at 7:35 pm

    Our kayak is ready to make a trip up there next summer. That looked so peaceful which is just what we like. Great video!

  45. Regena Groen on June 30, 2020 at 7:36 pm

    To answer your question Paul, YES I have jumped off a cliff into the water b4, BUT when I was younger No kids & less surgeries… BEAUTIFUL, BEAUTIFUL LAKE!!!! LOVES/HUGS to all 3 of you!!!

  46. Martin Lake on June 30, 2020 at 7:38 pm

    My wife and I said our vows at Sand Harbor over forty-one years ago.

  47. Christine Stange on June 30, 2020 at 7:38 pm

    Fun, creative look at that side of Lake Tahoe. Beautiful. The Thunderbird yacht intrigued me. Did some research ….gorgeous 55′ mahogany vessel. Apparently the boathouse is 100′ long! Neat piece of nautical history 👍

  48. titaniumgirl55 Claudia H. on June 30, 2020 at 7:39 pm

    Nevada Beach campground you can launch your kayak too!

  49. Captain Sam Wilson on June 30, 2020 at 7:40 pm

    OK sure.. u got topless.. but Lorie didn’t…. yea… OK. I still believe all you say.. Love u guys…

  50. dale kroll on June 30, 2020 at 7:42 pm

    Great video!,would like to see what the area looks like in the winter.

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