8 days in Lake Tahoe Area Itinerary

8 days in Lake Tahoe Area Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Lake Tahoe Area vacation planner
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South Lake Tahoe
— 2 nights
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Truckee
— 5 nights
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South Lake Tahoe — 2 nights

High in the Sierra Nevada mountains on the shore of one of America’s most scenic lakes, South Lake Tahoe captures the spirit of the outdoors and serves as a hub for tourism activities surrounding the lake.
South Lake Tahoe is known for historic sites, beaches, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: stroll through Heavenly Mountain Resort, sample the tasty concoctions at South Lake Brewing Company, try to win big at Harveys Casino, and admire all the interesting features of Inspiration Point Vista.

To see traveler tips, photos, maps, and tourist information, refer to the South Lake Tahoe trip itinerary planning tool.

San Francisco to South Lake Tahoe is an approximately 2.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from San Francisco in January, expect nights in South Lake Tahoe to be cooler, around -8°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can go by car to Truckee.
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Truckee — 5 nights

Truckee is an incorporated town in Nevada County, California, United States. Venture out of the city with trips to Homewood Mountain Resort (in Homewood) and Incline Village (Diamond Peak Ski Resort, Alibi Ale Works & Brewery, &more). categoryPhrases.sentence.On_the_day_spend_an_exhilarating_day_on_the_slopes_at. There's lots more to do: admire the majestic nature at Donner Memorial State Park and Emigrant Trail Museum, stroll through Tahoe Donner, see what you can catch with Matt Heron Fly Fishing, and glide through natural beauty at Tahoe Donner Cross Country.

To find traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Truckee travel route planner.

Traveling by car from South Lake Tahoe to Truckee takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. January in Truckee sees daily highs of 5°C and lows of -10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) early enough to fly back home.
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