8 days in Lake Tahoe Area Itinerary

8 days in Lake Tahoe Area Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Lake Tahoe Area trip itinerary 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: contemplate the waterfront views at Emerald Bay State Park, try your luck at Casino at Harrah's Lake Tahoe, cruise along Inspiration Point Vista, and fly down the slopes at Rock House Discount Ski & Snowboard Rentals.

To see more things to do, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the South Lake Tahoe online travel planner.

San Francisco to South Lake Tahoe is an approximately 2.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. When traveling from San Francisco in November, plan for a bit cooler days and much colder nights in South Lake Tahoe: temperatures range from 13°C by day to -3°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) 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. Explore Truckee's surroundings by going 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 much more to do: take an in-depth tour of Donner Memorial State Park and Emigrant Trail Museum, ski along the peaceful trails at Tahoe Cross Country, hit the slopes at Tahoe Donner, and snap pictures at Rainbow Bridge / Donner Summit Bridge.

You can plan Truckee trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.

Getting from South Lake Tahoe to Truckee by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Truckee can reach 5°C, while at night they dip to -11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) to allow time to fly back home.
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