South Lake Tahoe Tourism

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.

The best tours and activities in the city, guided by experts to give you a local insight to the best of South Lake Tahoe

  • Save 4% M.S Dixie II Sunset Dinner Cruise
    M.S Dixie II Sunset Dinner Cruise5 Reviews

    Duration: 3 Hrs

    A delightful combination of dining, dancing and sightseeing make for an unforgettable evening on beautiful Lake Tahoe. Watch ...

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  • Save 7% Lake Tahoe Semi-Private Photography Tour
    Lake Tahoe Semi-Private Photography Tour56 Reviews

    Duration: Flexible

    This semi-private photography tour offers a myriad of photo opportunities of stunningly beautiful Lake Tahoe and the snow cap...

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  • Save 4% El Dorado Wine Country Tour from South Lake Tahoe
    El Dorado Wine Country Tour from South Lake Tahoe39 Reviews

    Duration: 7 Hrs

    Discover more of the Lake Tahoe region than the lake itself on this day trip to El Dorado wine region, just west of South Lak...

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  • Save 4% Small-Group Tour of Yosemite from Lake Tahoe
    Small-Group Tour of Yosemite from Lake Tahoe15 Reviews

    Duration: 14 Hrs

    Join us on this exclusive fully narrated journey to Yosemite National Park from Lake Tahoe by a professional tour guide. This...

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

    • Noise and Light Pollution 100 (Very High)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 25 (Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 25 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 50 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 61.26 (High)
    • Pollution Index 25.86 (Low)
    • Health Care Index 97.22 (Very High)
    • 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.

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

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.11 USD
    • International Movie per seat 12 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 35 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 70.35 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 44.5 USD

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

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