Lake Tahoe Vacation Packages & Travel Deals
The most populous city in El Dorado County, in the Sierra Nevada, in the US state of California, South Lake Tahoe, as its name suggests, is located on the southern shore of Lake Tahoe. The city stretches about 8 kilometers west-southwest along U.S. Route 50, which is also known as Lake Tahoe Boulevard. The east end of South Lake Tahoe, on the California-Nevada state line adjacent to the town of Stateline, Nevada, is popular for tourism, with shops, hotels, restaurants, and the Nevada casinos just across the state line in Stateline. The city is replete with a lot of tourist attractions making it an excellent place to enjoy a memorable Lake Tahoe vacation. The best times to visit Lake Tahoe are from March to May and from September to November. However, it welcomes visitors all round the year with its wide selection of attractions and activities available. To the tourist visiting the city during peak time, it is advised to do bookings in advance in order to avail cheap Lake Tahoe travel packages as flight fares and hotel rates tend to rise.
Places of Interest in Lake Tahoe
Tallac Historic Site
Tallac Historic Site is located in a lovely forest location. This site comprises three historic estates i.e. the Valhalla Estate, the Pope House, and the Baldwin Estate. The Pope House describes how area's wealthy residents lived in the 1920s. In this house, a two-day Great Gatsby Festival is held and attracts people for elegant Roaring Twenties social meeting. The Baldwin Estate has been converted into a historical museum displaying a 1930s era kitchen and vintage children's toys and games. For private evenings and weddings, the Valhalla Estate is an excellent local venue. At this estate, the Art, Music, & Theater Festival takes place in summers.
Kings Beach is a large and sandy beach apt for swimming, sunbathing, and boating during summers. Sheltered by a forest of Jeffrey Pine Trees, this beach enjoys direct sunshine from the early morning until late afternoon. At Kings Beach, the recreation area also features public restrooms, a playground, barbeque pits, picnic tables, and a half-size basketball court.
Ed Z'berg Sugar Pine Point State Park
Ed Z'berg Sugar Pine Point State Park offers densely forested areas of fir, pine, aspen, and juniper trees. During the summer season, visitors flock to this park to enjoy hiking around the extensive trails. This park extends along Lake Tahoe for around two miles. The park offers visitors with picnic tables, campsites, and barbecue pits.