4 days in South Lake Tahoe & Lexington Itinerary

4 days in South Lake Tahoe & Lexington Itinerary

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South Lake Tahoe
— 1 night
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Lexington
— 1 night
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South Lake Tahoe

— 1 night
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 13th (Fri): cruise along Inspiration Point Vista, then browse the exhibits of Tallac Historic Site, and then walk around Valhalla at Lake Tahoe.

To find other places to visit, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read South Lake Tahoe tour itinerary planning site.

Reno to South Lake Tahoe is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Reno in November; daily highs in South Lake Tahoe reach 52°F and lows reach 26°F. You'll have a few hours on the 14th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling to Lexington.

Things to do in South Lake Tahoe

Historic Sites · Museums · Scenic Drive · Outdoors

Side Trip

Lexington

— 1 night

Horse Capital of the World

Known internationally as the "Horse Capital of the World," Lexington boasts a thriving economy resting largely on its thoroughbred racehorse industry.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sun): indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas and then gain some tasty knowledge on a distillery tour. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the different monuments and memorials at Lexington Cemetery and then get a dose of the wild on Unique Horse Farm Tours.

To see ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Lexington sightseeing planning site.

Traveling by flight from South Lake Tahoe to Lexington takes 11 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a 3 hour difference. Traveling from South Lake Tahoe in November, expect a bit warmer with lows of 36°F in Lexington. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Lexington

Tours · Breweries & Distilleries · Wildlife · Outdoors