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Lake Tahoe Travel Information

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When to Go

Depending on your particular interests, any time of year is the perfect time to visit Lake Tahoe.

Summertime is busiest, when temperatures max out at 77 F, ideal for nature lovers, hikers and families to soak in the epic scenery. Winter appeals to skiers and snowboarders of every ability.  During the winter, it gets cold, with lows around 20 F and plenty of snowfall. 

Regardless of the temperature, the sun shines year round on the lake.


Region: USA

Featured Lake Tahoe Hotel

Marriott's Timber Lodge

Marriott's Timber Lodge

Our 4-Star classification designates those properties with well-appointed, deluxe accommodations, extensive amenities and comprehensive guest services. Expect attention to detail and a warm and hospitable staff ready to cater to your needs. These superb properties offer a truly refined getaway.
South Lake Tahoe

This contemporary, lodge-style resort is nestled within Heavenly Village’s shops, dining and entertainment hub, and right next to the gondola for picturesque views in any season.

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Fast Facts

 Lake Tahoe sits at 6,200 feet above sea level, higher than any other lake of its size in the United States.

Tiny Fannette Island is Lake Tahoe’s only island.

During the late 19th century, Lake Tahoe had become a popular vacation spot for wealthy San Francisco residents. 


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