27 days in Lake Tahoe (California) Itinerary

27 days in Lake Tahoe (California) Itinerary

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Fly to Reno Tahoe International Airport, Drive to Truckee
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Truckee
— 10 nights
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South Lake Tahoe
— 14 nights
Drive to Reno Tahoe International Airport, Fly to Jakarta

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Truckee — 10 nights

Truckee is an incorporated town in Nevada County, California, United States. Explore hidden gems such as Spa at Squaw Creek and Donner Pass. Venture out of the city with trips to Tahoe City - South/North Trailheads (in Tahoe City) and Eagle Rock Hiking Trail (in Homewood). categoryPhrases.sentence.On_the_day_spend_an_exhilarating_day_on_the_slopes_at. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the waterfront views at Donner Lake, trek along Shirley Lake Trail, contemplate the long history of Rainbow Bridge / Donner Summit Bridge, and browse the exhibits of Donner Memorial State Park and Emigrant Trail Museum.

For reviews, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Truckee road trip planner.

Jakarta, Indonesia to Truckee is an approximately 27-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Jakarta to Truckee is minus 15 hours. Traveling from Jakarta in September, things will get much colder in Truckee: highs are around 26°C and lows about 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) to allow time to drive to South Lake Tahoe.
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South Lake Tahoe — 14 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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Rubicon Trail and Kiva Beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near South Lake Tahoe: Hellman-Ehrman Mansion (in Tahoe City) and Meeks Bay Beach (in Tahoma). categoryPhrases.sentence.On_the_day_spend_an_exhilarating_day_on_the_slopes_at. There's lots more to do: stroll through Baldwin Beach, experience rural life at Tahoe Trout Farm, awaken your taste buds at Wine Tours From Tahoe, and take in the dramatic scenery at Glen Alpine Falls.

For reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the South Lake Tahoe trip planner.

You can drive from Truckee to South Lake Tahoe in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in South Lake Tahoe can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.
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Lake Tahoe (California) travel guide

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Zipline · Ski Areas · State Parks
Lake of the Sky
Straddling the border between California and Nevada, Lake Tahoe draws visitors from both states and beyond to its shores. With an average of 300 sunny days annually, it's no surprise that the lake is a favorite among outdoor enthusiasts. The blue-green waters beckon travelers for swimming, boating, windsurfing, or kayaking. The lake also has a number of walking trails for those who don't want to get wet. In the colder months, skiers take to the surrounding mountains. The south shore is the most developed side of the lake, with more things to do, while the west and north shores are generally more tranquil.
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