4 days in Oakhurst & South Lake Tahoe Itinerary

4 days in Oakhurst & South Lake Tahoe Itinerary

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4 days in Oakhurst & South Lake Tahoe Itinerary

Start: Sacramento
Drive:  3​h 15​min
1
Oakhurst
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
2
South Lake Tahoe
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
End: Sacramento

2
nights
Oakhurst

Oakhurst ©
Situated on the Gold Rush highway that winds through former mining towns, Oakhurst is the gateway to America's most popular national park for travelers.
Get out of town with these interesting Oakhurst side-trips: Yosemite National Park (Glacier Point, Washburn Point, & more). There's still lots to do: make a trip to Scenic Route Highway 49.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read Oakhurst tour builder site .

Sacramento to Oakhurst is an approximately 3.5-hour car ride. In October in Oakhurst, expect temperatures between 81°F during the day and 50°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to travel to South Lake Tahoe.

Things to do in Oakhurst

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trip

Yosemite National Park
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Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Half Dome ©
Half Dome
Mariposa Grove ©
Mariposa Grove

1
night
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.
On the 18th (Fri), browse the exhibits of Tallac Historic Site, then explore the historical opulence of Vikingsholm, and then hike along Mt. Tallac Trail.

To see ratings, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the South Lake Tahoe trip itinerary site .

Traveling by car from Oakhurst to South Lake Tahoe takes 5 hours. In October, South Lake Tahoe is a bit cooler than Oakhurst - with highs of 64°F and lows of 31°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in South Lake Tahoe

Historic Sites Museums Trails
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Vikingsholm ©
Vikingsholm
Tallac Historic Site ©
Tallac Historic Site
Mt. Tallac Trail ©
Mt. Tallac Trail

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