9 days in Lake Tahoe (California) Itinerary

9 days in Lake Tahoe (California) Itinerary

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Truckee
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South Lake Tahoe
— 7 nights
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Truckee

Truckee is an incorporated town in Nevada County, California, United States. On the 22nd (Tue), take an unforgettable tour with HeliTahoe, then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and then take an in-depth tour of Donner Memorial State Park and Emigrant Trail Museum. On the 23rd (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: hike along Eagle Rock Hiking Trail, get interesting insight from Tahoe Treetop Adventure Parks, and then let little ones run wild at Commons Beach Park.

To see ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Truckee trip maker.

San Francisco to Truckee is an approximately 3.5-hour car ride. You can also fly; or take a bus. Traveling from San Francisco in June, Truckee is slightly colder at night with lows of 36°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can drive to South Lake Tahoe.

Things to do in Truckee

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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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Tahoe Photographic Tours and Vikingsholm. Step out of South Lake Tahoe to go to Tahoe City and see Hellman-Ehrman Mansion, which is approximately 32 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: explore the activities along Emerald Bay State Park, get engrossed in the history at Tallac Historic Site, enjoy the sand and surf at Pope Beach, and take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the South Lake Tahoe tour builder tool.

Getting from Truckee to South Lake Tahoe by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in South Lake Tahoe can reach 77°F, while at night they dip to 41°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) to allow time to drive back home.

Things to do in South Lake Tahoe

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Trails

Side Trips

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Photography Tour
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Speed Boats Tour
Speed Boats Tours
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