13 days in Lake Tahoe Area Itinerary

13 days in Lake Tahoe Area Itinerary

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South Lake Tahoe
— 6 nights
2
Truckee
— 5 nights

6
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.
South Lake Tahoe is known for historic sites, beaches, and outdoors. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: tour the water at your own pace with Boat Rentals, contemplate the waterfront views at Emerald Bay State Park, trek along Eagle Falls Trail, and stroll through Mt. Tallac Trail.

To see maps, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read South Lake Tahoe trip itinerary builder tool.

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 moving from Eastern Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 3 hours. Traveling from New York City in July, plan for much colder nights in South Lake Tahoe, with lows around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can drive to Truckee.

Things to do in South Lake Tahoe

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Tahoe City, Lake Tahoe (California), Stateline
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Emerald Bay State Park ©
Emerald Bay State Park
Speed Boats Tours
Vikingsholm ©
Vikingsholm

5
nights
Truckee

Truckee ©
Truckee is an incorporated town in Nevada County, California, United States. Explore Truckee's surroundings by going to River Rafting & Tubing (in Tahoe City) and Incline Village (Sand Harbor, Tahoe Meadows Trail, &more). categoryPhrases.sentence.On_the_day_spend_an_exhilarating_day_on_the_slopes_at. On the 10th (Sat), do a day of snowy sightseeing with Squaw Valley Ski Area. There's much more to do: explore the galleries of Donner Memorial State Park and Emigrant Trail Museum, walk around Kings Beach State Recreation Area, grab your bike and head to Truckee Bike Park, and take an in-depth tour of Gatekeeper's Museum.

For other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read our Truckee travel site.

You can drive from South Lake Tahoe to Truckee in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from South Lake Tahoe in August, Truckee is little chillier at night with lows of °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Truckee

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trips

Incline Village, Tahoe City, Squaw Valley Ski Area, Kings Beach State Recreation Area
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Sand Harbor ©
Sand Harbor
River Rafting & Tubing

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