8 days in Lake Tahoe Area Itinerary

8 days in Lake Tahoe Area Itinerary

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Truckee
— 1 night
2
South Lake Tahoe
— 6 nights

1
night
Truckee

Truckee ©
Truckee is an incorporated town in Nevada County, California, United States. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sun): enjoy the sand and surf at Sand Harbor, thentrek along Tahoe Meadows Trail, thenlet the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour, and finally take an in-depth tour of Donner Memorial State Park and Emigrant Trail Museum.

To find ratings, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read Truckee trip planner.

Jacksonville to Truckee is an approximately 12-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Jacksonville to Truckee, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Jacksonville in June: highs in Truckee hover around °F, while lows dip to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to South Lake Tahoe.

Things to do in Truckee

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Incline Village
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Sand Harbor ©
Sand Harbor
River Rafting & Tubing

6
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.
Take a break from South Lake Tahoe with a short trip to Hellman-Ehrman Mansion in Tahoe City, about 38 minutes away. There's lots more to do: explore the historical opulence of Vikingsholm, trek along Mt. Tallac Trail, admire all the interesting features of Inspiration Point Vista, and take an in-depth tour of Tallac Historic Site.

To see reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the South Lake Tahoe trip planner.

You can drive from Truckee to South Lake Tahoe in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in South Lake Tahoe

Outdoors Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Tahoe City, Stateline, Emerald Bay State Park
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Speed Boats Tours
Vikingsholm ©
Vikingsholm
Emerald Bay State Park ©
Emerald Bay State Park

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