South Lake Tahoe Tourism

Visit South Lake Tahoe - Best of South Lake Tahoe

It’s hard to break South Lake Tahoe’s sightseeing itineraries into a series of standard tourist attractions. Yes, it’s a city, but nearly everything worth seeing here is outdoors.

In the summer, the fir and pine covered mountains overlooking the beautiful Lake Tahoe offer up a wealth of activities, most of which is hiking. Miles and miles of beaches and waterfalls make it a water sport favourite too! It’s a winter favourite too, when the slopes are crowded with skiers and sledders.

Complementing these outdoor attractions are a number of spas and casinos, which, though not of any great particular not by themselves, collectively manage to put the final polish on the city’s image as a laid back, worry free holiday destination.

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Facts and Stats for South Lake Tahoe*

  • Pollution Statistics in South Lake Tahoe

    Know the pollution level of South Lake Tahoe before you plan your visit.

    • Water Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 50 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 50 (Moderate)
  • Living in South Lake Tahoe - Quality of Life

    • Climate Index 61.26 (High)
    • Pollution Index 27.59 (Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in South Lake Tahoe

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in South Lake Tahoe

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.1 USD
    • International Movie per seat 11.57 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 35 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 65 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 39 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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