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South Lake Tahoe

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High in the Sierra Nevada mountains on the shore of one of America’s most scenic lakes, South Lake Tahoe captures the spirit of the outdoors and serves as a hub for tourism activities surrounding the lake. This haven sits in a prime location for accessing mountain activities such as hiking, mountain biking, motorcycle touring, and water recreation. It’s the largest community on the lake, with over 20,000 permanent residents. The town serves as the main stop for restaurants, shopping, and boating supplies, and is often the jumping-off point for people who want to explore the scenic drive around the lake. Use our United States itinerary planner to arrange your visit to South Lake Tahoe and any other destinations in United States that take your fancy.
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South Lake Tahoe is situated near the water. The popular accommodations are the area resorts, all of which are centrally located. Lodgings just across the state line give easy access to the casinos, and the lake is never far away.
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