Your South Lake Tahoe cabin rental will not disappoint, and this year-round destination is ideal for all travelers. Whether you're coming during winter, spring, fall, or summer, the lake delights. With beautiful turquoise colors, it shimmers as one of the country’s deepest lakes. With 72 miles of shoreline, there’s plenty of space to enjoy. Explore the north shore of Lake Tahoe for more high-end entertainment, while the southern tip is packed with great restaurants and a younger crowd. To the west, you'll find rugged yet timeless charm, while the east retains a raw and natural, undeveloped beauty. From your vacation rental in South Lake Tahoe, the region is easy to navigate; even easier to enjoy!
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Popular Rental Amenities in South Lake Tahoe
Use filters to find an accommodation matching your requirements among all of the rentals in South Lake Tahoe. Most of the accommodations in South Lake Tahoe offer "Pets allowed" or "Pool," which makes it a great destination if you travel with your pet or you want a rental with a pool. Three amenities that are not often available are "Fenced," "Crib," and "Wheelchair accessible."
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Vacation Rental Price Information in South Lake Tahoe
The graph shows average prices of rentals in South Lake Tahoe for the next twelve months. Prices in a week of July (7/6 – 7/13) go up to $785 per night, which is the highest average price in the next 12 months. Prices drop in May to an average of $421 per night (5/4 – 5/11).
Rental availability information in South Lake Tahoe
Check out the graph above to find out how many accommodations are available in South Lake Tahoe(in %). Be careful if you plan to go to South Lake Tahoe in May, as it comprises the busiest week of the next 12 months (5/25 – 6/1). The week with the highest percentage of available rentals is in April (4/27 – 5/4).
The Weather in South Lake Tahoe
This is the climate diagram in South Lake Tahoe. July is the warmest month of the year in South Lake Tahoe with temperatures reaching a maximum average of 81°. No heat wave is expected in January, where minimum average temperatures usally hit a 16° low. The rainiest month is March while the driest month is August.
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Eating Your Way Around Lake Tahoe
After a day of exploring, we’re betting your appetite will be bigger than ever. You’re in luck here! The local philosophy is play hard, and eat well! With the many great restaurants in South Lake Tahoe, you will never go hungry. From local cafés to fine dining favorites, Lake Tahoe has it all. If you’re feeling fancy, go for a meal at Riva Grill, or try the celebrates cuisine at Evans which serves American gourmet.
There’s plenty of international fare, too — from Mexican to Italian, Japanese or American cuisine. You can choose from many breakfast specials, buffets or take-out services. One thing to note: even in the fancy restaurants, it is acceptable to dress casually while on vacation. If you'd prefer, you can always order takeout to enjoy in the privacy of your vacation rental in South Lake Tahoe.
Best Time to Visit South Lake Tahoe
If you’re planning a beach getaway, then arrive when the wildflowers bloom and it’s sunny on the shores. That’s July and August, when you can also go trail hiking and ride mountain bikes with stunning lake views. From September to October, expect temperatures to drop and the crowds to depart. The winter months of December to March present wonderful winter sports opportunities. Go skiing, snowboarding, or hiking with the whole family, then return to dry off and relax in the privacy of your cabin rental in South Lake Tahoe. Pro tip: consider picking an ideal lakefront rental with a hot tub!
What to See in Lake Tahoe: Best Sights for Visitors
Because the lake is sunny year-round, you have outdoor adventures guaranteed. In the summer, South Lake Tahoe offers swimming, kayaking, fishing, stand-up paddle boarding and other water sports. Ski-lovers can hit the slopes of Heavenly Mountain during winter, and artists and photographers can enjoy the lake no matter the season.
There’s no end to the beautiful sights of Lake Tahoe. This picturesque destination includes the Sierra Nevada Mountains to the south and Emerald Bay State Park, only a short drive from South Lake Tahoe vacation homes. On Fentte Island, also called “little rock island,” you’ll find fascinating rock formations. The sunken treasures of Lake Tahoe can be studied at the Vikingsholm castle, where private tours can be arranged. Best of all, after enjoying all the sights and exploring the area, you get to return home to the comfort and convenience of your very own cabin rental in South Lake Tahoe.
Art and Culture by the Lake
The locals in the lake area take art very seriously. There are always some great art exhibits, galleries and live events to catch. Check out the Tahoe Art League which provides free monthly art demonstrations, workshops and classes for all ages.
Because the lake is so awe-inspiring, it nurtures one’s creativity and speaks to the need to conserve the environment. You’ll find many active groups constantly teaching the lake and mountain culture, encouraging art groups, and curating local art. Visit the Marcus Ashley Fine Art Gallery to witness some incredible lake-inspired works, and you’ll quickly learn a lot about this special place, where spiritual and historical influences play a big role in conservation and culture.
Excursion Destinations in the Lake Tahoe Area
A unique way to take in the sights while staying in South Lake Tahoe is by sleigh! Have some old-fashioned fun and ride along the Old Pony Express Trail to see Lake Tahoe’s more spectacular views from harder-to-reach locations. Bring your kids, and keep your camera handy! Ride the sleigh, complete with jingle bells and crisp white snowflakes falling all around. It's a wonderful, classic Christmas-time experience.
Check out South Lake Tahoe with a bird's-eye view! If you take a helicopter tour, you’ll get the privilege of finding out why Emerald Bay is the most photographed spot on the lake. You can access all this and much more with ease when you book a cabin rental in South Lake Tahoe.
Snowcapped Mountains and Serene Beaches at South Lake Tahoe
Pope Beach is set amidst the Sierra Nevada Mountains and Lake Tahoe. It provides amazing views, splendid swimming opportunities and a way to unwind with the entire family.
Lower Eagle Falls
The best time to visit is in spring when the falls are full of water. Get a refreshing experience by trekking the 45 metre high waterfall trail.
Taylor Creek Visitor Center
From the Taylor Creek Visitor Center, follow the popular Rainbow Trail looping through the meadows and marshes. Connect with and follow a naturalist to discover how the meadow meets the lake.
Also known as Tahoe's hidden castle, Vikingsholm is a sprawling 38 room mansion inspired by Scandinavian architecture and made from local materials.
The Gondola at Heavenly
Take this 2.4 mile cable car ride over Lake Tahoe up to the observation deck at 2,800 meters for a panoramic view of the lake, valley and the wilderness.
Information about vacation rentals in South Lake Tahoe
|🏡 Vacation rentals available||3,765 homes|
|💳 Possible discounts||up to 61%|
|🌙 Nightly prices starting at||$102|
|⭐ Popular amenities||Pets allowed, Pool and Hot tub|
|🐾 Pet friendly homes||575 homes|
|🏊 Vacation rentals with pools||1,599 homes|
Frequently Asked Questions
What is the average nightly price for a vacation rental in South Lake Tahoe?
The nightly price of accommodations in South Lake Tahoe starts at $102. If you would like to stay in a house rental, the average price is $683 per night. A cabin South Lake Tahoe will cost $485 per night on average.
How many vacation homes are available to book in South Lake Tahoe?
There are 3,765 vacation rentals to choose from for your upcoming vacation.
What amenities are most popular for vacation homes in South Lake Tahoe?
Most travelers search for Pool, Pets allowed, and Hot tub when booking a vacation rental in South Lake Tahoe.
How many vacation rentals with pools are there in South Lake Tahoe?
There are 1,599 vacation homes across 13 providers in South Lake Tahoe.
Are dogs allowed in vacation homes in South Lake Tahoe?
If you are traveling with a pet in South Lake Tahoe - 15% of rentals allow pets.
What's the best time to travel to South Lake Tahoe?
South Lake Tahoe has its warmest time of year around July and August, with average nightly prices of $102.
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