4 days in Lake Tahoe Area Itinerary

4 days in Lake Tahoe Area Itinerary

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Truckee
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South Lake Tahoe
— 2 nights
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Truckee

Truckee is an incorporated town in Nevada County, California, United States. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): stroll through Northstar California. On the 23rd (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the galleries of Donner Memorial State Park and Emigrant Trail Museum, ski along the peaceful trails at Tahoe Cross Country, and then kick back and relax at Sand Harbor.

To find other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read Truckee online travel planner.

Los Angeles to Truckee is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Los Angeles in January; daily highs in Truckee reach 41°F and lows reach 16°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to go by car to South Lake Tahoe.

Things to do in Truckee

Outdoors · Parks · Winter Sports · Museums

Side Trips

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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.
On the 24th (Sun), hit the slopes at Heavenly Mountain Resort and then sample the tasty concoctions at South Lake Brewing Company. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Mon): fly down the slopes at Rock House Discount Ski & Snowboard Rentals, then try to win big at Harveys Casino, and then try your luck at Casino at Harrah's Lake Tahoe.

For photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our South Lake Tahoe itinerary planning website.

You can drive from Truckee to South Lake Tahoe in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to 45°F, and evening lows to 19°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in South Lake Tahoe

Winter Sports · Outdoors · Parks · Fun & Games

Side Trips