10 days in Lake Tahoe Area Itinerary

10 days in Lake Tahoe Area Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Lake Tahoe Area trip planner
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South Lake Tahoe
— 6 nights
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Truckee
— 3 nights
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South Lake Tahoe — 6 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.
Take a break from South Lake Tahoe with a short trip to Hellman-Ehrman Mansion in Tahoe City, about 32 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Vikingsholm, try your luck at Harveys Casino, kick back and relax at Pope Beach, and contemplate the waterfront views at Emerald Bay State Park.

For where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the South Lake Tahoe trip itinerary builder site.

Boston to South Lake Tahoe is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -3 hour difference. Traveling from Boston in June, expect slightly colder with lows of 41°F in South Lake Tahoe. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Truckee.
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Truckee — 3 nights

Truckee is an incorporated town in Nevada County, California, United States. Start off your visit on the 26th (Sun): admire the majestic nature at Lake Tahoe Nevada State Park and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Sand Harbor. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Mon): immerse yourself in nature at Donner Memorial State Park and Emigrant Trail Museum and then see what you can catch with Matt Heron Fly Fishing.

To find where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Truckee trip itinerary builder app.

Drive from South Lake Tahoe to Truckee in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from South Lake Tahoe in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Truckee, with lows of 36°F. You will leave for home on the 28th (Tue).
Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Tours
Side Trips