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South Lake Tahoe
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. This haven sits in a prime location for accessing mountain activities such as hiking, mountain biking, motorcycle touring, and water recreation. It’s the largest community on the lake, with over 20,000 permanent residents. The town serves as the main stop for restaurants, shopping, and boating supplies, and is often the jumping-off point for people who want to explore the scenic drive around the lake. Explore the family-friendly attractions of South Lake Tahoe and add them to your vacation plans using our United States holiday builder app.
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Top South Lake Tahoe tours
$189 BOOK WITH VIATOR Lake Tahoe Small-Group Photography Scenic Half-Day Tour Lake Tahoe Small-Group Photography Scenic Half-Day Tour
Duration: 5 to 6 hours
$110 BOOK WITH VIATOR Half-Day Coastal Self-Guided Electric Bike Tour | The Iconic East Shore Trail Half-Day Coastal Self-Guided Electric Bike Tour | The Iconic East Shore Trail
Duration: 3 to 4 hours
$110 BOOK WITH VIATOR Emerald Bay Helicopter Tour of Lake Tahoe Emerald Bay Helicopter Tour of Lake Tahoe
Duration: 10 to 12 minutes
$70 BOOK WITH VIATOR Full-Day Lake Tahoe Circle Tour including Squaw Valley Full-Day Lake Tahoe Circle Tour including Squaw Valley
Duration: 7 hours
$103 BOOK WITH VIATOR South Fork Half-Day Whitewater Rafting Trip from Lotus (Class 2-3+) South Fork Half-Day Whitewater Rafting Trip from Lotus (Class 2-3+)
Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes
$10 BOOK WITH VIATOR Ultimate Lake Tahoe Self-Driving Audio Tour Ultimate Lake Tahoe Self-Driving Audio Tour
Duration: 3 to 5 hours
$85 BOOK WITH VIATOR Wild West Day Trip from Lake Tahoe with Train Ride Wild West Day Trip from Lake Tahoe with Train Ride
Duration: 7 hours
$700 BOOK WITH VIATOR Private Boat Charter Emerald Bay Private Boat Charter Emerald Bay
Duration: 2 hours
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