Touring Lake Tahoe: Beaches, Parks and Hikes

Touring Lake Tahoe: Beaches, Parks and Hikes, Lake Tahoe, California (B)

With it’s seventy-two miles of shoreline, expansive lake, and equally majestic mountains, Lake Tahoe has it all! I hadn’t been back since I was a kid, so our little family decided to take a spontaneous trip to check out the beauty of Lake Tahoe.

We chose to visit during the end of September when the peak summer season had died down. Because the crowds were minimal and the beaches less populated, we really got to experience Tahoe in its unadulterated form: pristine beaches, well-kempt trails, and stunning vistas!

With only three weeks to pull this spontaneous trip together, Airbnb or HomeAway options within our frugal budget were limited. We were hoping to find something around $125/night that would accommodate our family of four. Luckily, there were several last minute resort deals in South Lake Tahoe near Stateline, the border of California and Nevada.

We booked a Junior Suite at 3 Peaks Resort & Beach Club (via, complete with a king size bed, a living area with pullout couch, and a kitchenette. The total for three nights was $390. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Touring Lake Tahoe: Beaches, Parks and Hikes
Guide Location: USA » Lake Tahoe
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Tamara Wilcox
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Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • 3 Peaks Resort & Beach Club
  • Lakeside Beach
  • Sand Harbor
  • Van Sickle Bi-State Park
  • Fallen Leaf Lake
  • Chimney Beach
  • Gus’ Open Pit BBQ