6 days in Lake Tahoe (California) Itinerary

6 days in Lake Tahoe (California) Itinerary

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Route & dates

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South Lake Tahoe
— 3 nights
2
Truckee
— 1 night

3
nights
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.
South Lake Tahoe is known for historic sites, beaches, and outdoors. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour, steep yourself in history at Tallac Historic Site, soothe aching muscles at Casino at Harrah's Lake Tahoe, and enjoy the sand and surf at Pope Beach.

To find reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read South Lake Tahoe online itinerary builder.

San Diego to South Lake Tahoe is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Plan for much colder nights when traveling from San Diego in July since evenings lows in South Lake Tahoe dip to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to drive to Truckee.

Things to do in South Lake Tahoe

Outdoors Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Stateline, Genoa Cemetery, Emerald Bay State Park, Eagle Falls Trail
Highlights from your plan
Speed Boats Tours
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Vikingsholm
Emerald Bay State Park ©
Emerald Bay State Park

1
night
Truckee

Truckee is an incorporated town in Nevada County, California, United States. On the 28th (Tue), trek along Tompkins Memorial Trail, thenlet the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour, and then admire the majestic nature at Donner Memorial State Park and Emigrant Trail Museum.

To find reviews, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read Truckee travel route planner.

You can drive from South Lake Tahoe to Truckee in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Traveling from South Lake Tahoe in July, Truckee is slightly colder at night with lows of °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Truckee

Outdoors Parks Trails
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing

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