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South Lake Tahoe overview

South Lake Tahoe is a friendly place, distinct for its beaches and known for its casinos and shops. You'll enjoy the ample cafe and dining choices, along with winter fun such as skiing and snowboarding. This winter paradise is home to popular ski areas, such as Heavenly Ski Resort and Kirkwood Mountain Resort. Make some time to enjoy local sights such as Stewart Indian School. If you're looking for a family-friendly getaway, South Lake Tahoe is for you.

Where to stay in South Lake Tahoe

Whether you're planning to stay for a night or for the week, the area around South Lake Tahoe has accommodations to fit every need. Search for hotels in South Lake Tahoe with Hotels.com by checking our online maps. These display the areas and neighbourhoods around all South Lake Tahoe hotels so you can see how close you are from landmarks and attractions, and then refine your search within the larger area. The best South Lake Tahoe hotel deals are here with our lowest price guarantee.

How to get to South Lake Tahoe

Fly in to Reno, NV (RNO-Reno-Tahoe Intl.), 42.7 mi (68.7 km) from central South Lake Tahoe.

What to see around South Lake Tahoe

Outdoor fun such as camping, skiing and snowboarding is on hand, along with attractions such as:
  • • Heavenly Ski Resort
  • • Patsy's Skilift
  • • Heavenly Mountain Gondola
  • • The Gondola at Heavenly
  • • Grandview Express
Its beaches, lakes and mountain views offer a glimpse of the natural beauty. Favourite spots include:
  • • Pope Beach
  • • Bijou Community Park
  • • Regan Beach
  • • El Dorado Beach
  • • Campground by the Lake
Popular places in the area to visit include:
  • • Kirkwood Mountain Resort
  • • Stewart Indian School

When to visit South Lake Tahoe

If you're starting to plan your trip, you might be wondering when the best time to visit is. Here are the seasonal trends to help you decide when to go:

Seasonal temperatures
  • January-March: 10°C day, -9°C night
  • April-June: 25°C day, -4°C night
  • July-September: 28°C day, 0°C night
  • October-December: 20°C day, -9°C night
Seasonal average rainfall
  • January-March: 210 cm
  • April-June: 68 cm
  • July-September: 39 cm
  • October-December: 202 cm
  • Beaches
  • Dining
  • Shopping
  • Luxury
  • Family-friendly