8 days in Lake Tahoe Area Itinerary

8 days in Lake Tahoe Area Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Lake Tahoe Area route planner

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South Lake Tahoe
— 3 nights
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Truckee
— 4 nights
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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.
Attractions like Emerald Bay State Park and Jobs Peak make great kid-friendly stops. The adventure continues: capture your vacation like a pro with Tahoe Photographic Tours, fly down the slopes at Adventure Mountain, stroll through Heavenly Mountain Resort, and explore and take pictures at Inspiration Point Vista.

To find maps, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the South Lake Tahoe online trip planner.

Atlanta to South Lake Tahoe is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Atlanta to South Lake Tahoe. When traveling from Atlanta in April, plan for a bit cooler days and colder nights in South Lake Tahoe: temperatures range from 56°F by day to 29°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Truckee.

Things to do in South Lake Tahoe

Outdoors · Parks · Winter Sports · Nature

Side Trips

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Truckee

Truckee is an incorporated town in Nevada County, California, United States. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Tahoe Treetop Adventure Parks and HeliTahoe. Explore Truckee's surroundings by going to Incline Village (Lake Tahoe Nevada State Park, Sand Harbor, &more). categoryPhrases.sentence.On_the_day_spend_an_exhilarating_day_on_the_slopes_at. There's still lots to do: immerse yourself in nature at Donner Memorial State Park and Emigrant Trail Museum, grab your bike and head to Truckee River Bike Trail, ski along the peaceful trails at Tahoe Cross Country, and get engrossed in the history at Gatekeeper's Museum.

To find reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Truckee travel planning site.

Drive from South Lake Tahoe to Truckee in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Truckee are 56°F, while nighttime lows are 25°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Truckee

Outdoors · Parks · Winter Sports · Trails

Side Trips