6 days in Lake Tahoe Area Itinerary

6 days in Lake Tahoe Area Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Lake Tahoe Area visit planner
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Truckee
— 2 nights
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South Lake Tahoe
— 3 nights
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Truckee — 2 nights

Truckee is an incorporated town in Nevada County, California, United States. You've now added Tahoe Whitewater Tours to your itinerary. Take a break from Truckee with a short trip to Sand Harbor in Incline Village, about 30 minutes away. categoryPhrases.sentence.On_the_day_spend_an_exhilarating_day_on_the_slopes_at. The adventure continues: immerse yourself in nature at Donner Memorial State Park and Emigrant Trail Museum, hike along Tompkins Memorial Trail, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Tahoe, and take an in-depth tour of Gatekeeper's Museum.

For photos, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Truckee online journey planner.

Los Angeles to Truckee is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Plan for much colder nights when traveling from Los Angeles in July since evenings lows in Truckee dip to 40°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can go by car to South Lake Tahoe.
Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports · Nature
Side Trips

South Lake Tahoe — 3 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.
South Lake Tahoe is known for historic sites, museums, and beaches. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: get outside with Outdoor Activities, steep yourself in history at Tallac Historic Site, admire the striking features of Vikingsholm, and explore the activities along Emerald Bay State Park.

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You can drive from Truckee to South Lake Tahoe in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Truckee in July since evenings lows in South Lake Tahoe dip to 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) to allow time to fly back home.
Outdoors · Historic Sites · Transportation · Fun & Games
Side Trips