8 days in Lake Tahoe Area Itinerary

8 days in Lake Tahoe Area Itinerary

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8 days in Lake Tahoe Area Itinerary

Start: Guadalajara
Fly:  12​h 45​min
1
South Lake Tahoe
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Truckee
— 3 nights
Fly:  12​h
End: Guadalajara

2
nights
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 4th (Fri), spend an exhilarating day on the slopes at Heavenly Mountain Resort. There's much more to do: explore the activities along Emerald Bay State Park, try your luck at Casino at Harrah's Lake Tahoe, hit the slopes at Rock House Discount Ski & Snowboard Rentals, and step into the grandiose world of Vikingsholm.

For traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our South Lake Tahoe trip itinerary builder .

Guadalajara, Mexico to South Lake Tahoe is an approximately 13-hour flight. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. Traveling from Guadalajara in January, things will get cooler in South Lake Tahoe: highs are around 8°C and lows about -8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) so you can travel to Truckee.

Things to do in South Lake Tahoe

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Winter Sports

Side Trips

Stateline, Lake Tahoe (California)
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Heavenly Mountain Resort ©
Heavenly Mountain Resort
Emerald Bay State Park ©
Emerald Bay State Park
Casino at Harrah's Lake Tahoe ©
Casino at Harrah's Lake Tahoe

3
nights
Truckee

Truckee ©
Truckee is an incorporated town in Nevada County, California, United States. On the 7th (Mon), spend an exhilarating day on the slopes at Northstar California. On the 8th (Tue), spend an exhilarating day on the slopes at Squaw Valley Ski Area. Next up on the itinerary: stroll through Tahoe Donner and explore the galleries of Donner Memorial State Park and Emigrant Trail Museum.

To find reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Truckee trip planner.

Drive from South Lake Tahoe to Truckee in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 5°C in January, and nighttime lows around -10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Truckee

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Winter Sports

Side Trip

Squaw Valley Ski Area
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Northstar California ©
Northstar California
Tahoe Donner ©
Tahoe Donner

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