South Lake Tahoe is the most populous city along the shores of the namesake lake. This lively center, which was born from the union of previously unincorporated communities, offers more attractions and activities than any other among the lake towns.
Discover the city stores where you can find sports outfitters and chic little boutiques side by side. Enjoy plenty of daytime events and activities including arts and crafts fairs, sporting events, and weekly farmers’ markets.
Visit the Tallac Historic Site to find out more about the history of the earliest non-native settlers of the area and explore the protected area of Cave Rock. Experience a hike on Desolation Wilderness, a 64,000-acre protected area that includes mountain lakes, growth forests, and granite peaks.