10 days in Redwood National Park & Lake Tahoe Area Itinerary

10 days in Redwood National Park & Lake Tahoe Area Itinerary

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10 days in Redwood National Park & Lake Tahoe Area Itinerary

Start: Portland
Drive:  7​h 15​min
1
Redwood National Park
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  6​h
2
South Lake Tahoe
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Truckee
— 2 nights
Drive:  9​h 30​min
End: Portland

3
nights
Redwood National Park

Redwood National Park ©
Redwood National Park is home to a tremendous collection of the world's tallest type of tree.
Visiting Redwood National Park and Tall Trees Grove will get you outdoors. Kids will enjoy Enderts Beach and Gold Bluffs Beach. Step out of Redwood National Park with an excursion to Freshwater Lagoon in Orick--about 34 minutes away. The adventure continues: trek along Lady Bird Johnson Grove, stroll through Trillium Falls Hike, explore the stunning scenery at Fern Canyon, and make a trip to Big Tree.

To see maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Redwood National Park day trip tool .

Portland to Redwood National Park is an approximately 7.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and car. In March in Redwood National Park, expect temperatures between 57°F during the day and 43°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to travel to South Lake Tahoe.

Things to do in Redwood National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Orick, Fern Canyon
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Redwood National Park ©
Redwood National Park
Lady Bird Johnson Grove ©
Lady Bird Johnson Grove
Enderts Beach ©
Enderts Beach

2
nights
South Lake Tahoe

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.
Get outdoors at Van Sickle Bi-State Park and Pope Beach. There's still lots to do: relax and rejuvenate at Casino at Harrah's Lake Tahoe, admire the striking features of Vikingsholm, explore the activities along Emerald Bay State Park, and try to win big at Harveys Casino.

For more things to do, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our South Lake Tahoe travel route builder app .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Redwood National Park to South Lake Tahoe. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Redwood National Park in March; daily highs in South Lake Tahoe reach 51°F and lows reach 26°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Truckee.

Things to do in South Lake Tahoe

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Stateline, Emerald Bay State Park
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Van Sickle Bi-State Park ©
Van Sickle Bi-State Park
Emerald Bay State Park ©
Emerald Bay State Park
Pope Beach ©
Pope Beach

2
nights
Truckee

Truckee ©
Truckee is an incorporated town in Nevada County, California, United States. Start off your visit on the 30th (Mon): tour the pleasant surroundings at Northstar California and then enjoy the sand and surf at Sand Harbor.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Truckee trip builder app .

Getting from South Lake Tahoe to Truckee by car takes about 1.5 hours. In March, daytime highs in Truckee are 50°F, while nighttime lows are 23°F. On the 31st (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Truckee

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trip

Incline Village
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Northstar California ©
Northstar California

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