12 days in Lake Tahoe Area & Yellowstone National Park Itinerary

12 days in Lake Tahoe Area & Yellowstone National Park Itinerary

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Fly
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South Lake Tahoe
— 2 nights
Drive
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Olympic Valley
— 3 nights
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Drive to Reno Tahoe International Airport, Fly to Jackson Hole Airport, Drive to Yellowstone National Park
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Yellowstone National Park
— 6 nights
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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.
South Lake Tahoe is known for historic sites, beaches, and outdoors. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: enjoy unforgettable views with Lake Tahoe Balloons, stroll through Eagle Falls Trail, awaken your taste buds at Wine Tours From Tahoe, and experience rural life at Tahoe Trout Farm.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read South Lake Tahoe trip itinerary maker website.

New York City to South Lake Tahoe is an approximately 11-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from New York City to South Lake Tahoe is minus 3 hours. Traveling from New York City in July, South Lake Tahoe is much colder at night with lows of 46°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Olympic Valley.

Things to do in South Lake Tahoe

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Trails

Side Trips

3
nights
Olympic Valley

Kick off your visit on the 5th (Mon): enjoy the sand and surf at Commons Beach Park, then take a memorable tour with Tahoe Treetop Adventure Parks, and then get interesting insight from Tours. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: hike along Five Lakes Creek Trailhead, then hike along Eagle Rock Hiking Trail, and then hike along Stateline Lookout.

To find photos, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read Olympic Valley holiday planning tool.

Traveling by car from South Lake Tahoe to Olympic Valley takes 1.5 hours. Traveling from South Lake Tahoe in July, Olympic Valley is slightly colder at night with lows of 40°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Olympic Valley

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Trails

Side Trips

6
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Yellowstone National Park

World's Largest Collection of Geysers

An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
Yellowstone National Park is known for nature, wildlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, take a memorable drive along Lamar Valley, take in the natural beauty of Old Faithful, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Uncle Tom's Trail.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read Yellowstone National Park trip maker website.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Olympic Valley to Yellowstone National Park. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is 1 hour. While traveling from Olympic Valley, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Yellowstone National Park, ranging from highs of 73°F to lows of 39°F. On the 13th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors

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