15 days in Lake Tahoe Area Itinerary

15 days in Lake Tahoe Area Itinerary

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South Lake Tahoe
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Truckee
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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.
Explore hidden gems such as Eagle Falls Trail and Van Sickle Bi-State Park. Visit Pope Beach and Nevada Beach Campground for some beach relaxation. Step out of South Lake Tahoe with an excursion to Secret Cove Beach in Incline Village--about 34 minutes away. There's lots more to do: stroll through Kiva Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Lakeside Beach, contemplate the waterfront views at Cascade Falls Trail, and trek along Fallen Leaf Lake Trail.

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Atlanta to South Lake Tahoe is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -3 hour difference. When traveling from Atlanta in July, plan for slightly colder days and colder nights in South Lake Tahoe: temperatures range from 82°F by day to 46°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) so you can go by car to Truckee.

Things to do in South Lake Tahoe

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Trails

Side Trips

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Van Sickle Bi-State Park ©
Van Sickle Bi-State Park
Pope Beach ©
Pope Beach
Nevada Beach Campground ©
Nevada Beach Campground

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Truckee

Truckee ©
Truckee is an incorporated town in Nevada County, California, United States. Discover out-of-the-way places like Lake Tahoe Nevada State Park and Commons Beach Park. Visit Burnt Cedar Beach and Sand Harbor for some beach relaxation. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Truckee: Eagle Rock Hiking Trail (in Homewood), Incline Village (UC Davis Tahoe Environmental Research Center & Tahoe Meadows Trail) and Tahoe City (Tahoe City - South/North Trailheads & Hellman-Ehrman Mansion). And it doesn't end there: grab your bike and head to Flume Trail, explore the galleries of Donner Memorial State Park and Emigrant Trail Museum, relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour, and glide through natural beauty at Tahoe Donner.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Truckee travel route planner.

Traveling by car from South Lake Tahoe to Truckee takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect little chillier evenings in Truckee when traveling from South Lake Tahoe in August, with lows around 38°F. On the 7th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Truckee

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Beaches

Side Trips

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Commons Beach Park ©
Commons Beach Park
Lake Tahoe Nevada State Park ©
Lake Tahoe Nevada State Park
Burnt Cedar Beach ©
Burnt Cedar Beach

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