4 days in Lake Tahoe Area Itinerary

4 days in Lake Tahoe Area Itinerary

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Fly
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South Lake Tahoe
— 1 night
Drive
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Truckee
— 2 nights
Fly

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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.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Tue): browse the exhibits of Tallac Historic Site and then try to win big at Harveys Casino. On the next day, soothe aching muscles at Lake Tahoe Yoga, explore the historical opulence of Vikingsholm, and then capture your vacation like a pro with Tahoe Photographic Tours.

For where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read our South Lake Tahoe trip planner.

Dallas to South Lake Tahoe is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Dallas to South Lake Tahoe. When traveling from Dallas in September, plan for a bit cooler days and much colder nights in South Lake Tahoe: temperatures range from 73°F by day to 39°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) to allow time to drive to Truckee.

Things to do in South Lake Tahoe

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife

Side Trips

2
nights
Truckee

Truckee is an incorporated town in Nevada County, California, United States. On the 3rd (Thu), take an unforgettable tour with HeliTahoe, get engrossed in the history at Gatekeeper's Museum, then take a memorable tour with Tahoe Treetop Adventure Parks, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Sand Harbor. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take a stroll through Historic Downtown Truckee and then immerse yourself in nature at Donner Memorial State Park and Emigrant Trail Museum.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, go to the Truckee trip site.

Drive from South Lake Tahoe to Truckee in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect little chillier evenings in Truckee when traveling from South Lake Tahoe in September, with lows around 34°F. On the 4th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Truckee

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Museums

Side Trips