Getting Around

Lake Tahoe transportation options are numerous and easy. Whether by car, bus, boat or plane, traveling Lake Tahoe always offers breathtaking views and sometimes challenging conditions. Consider trying multiple travel options while in the Lake Tahoe area.

A Guide to Driving Lake Tahoe

Whether you’re heading out for a scenic drive around the lake, or traversing from north to south for a change of scenery, be sure to keep your eyes open … there are great lookouts and incredible sights as you circuit the lake.

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Event Parking & Public Transportation

Worried about parking for that massive snow fest, or how to get to movie night without driving your rental car?

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Bikes, Boats, Trolleys and Cars: Getting Around Lake Tahoe

Lake Tahoe provides locals and visitors a variety of outdoor delights, from beautiful weather to abundant scenic vistas to fantastic recreational activities. And there is a growing push to return the lake’s favors by going green. One big way people can help is by getting out of their cars.

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Flying into the Reno/Lake Tahoe Region

If you are flying to Lake Tahoe, you will fly over the lake and land in Reno at the Reno-Tahoe International Airport (RNO).

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Packing the Car for a Summer Lake Tahoe Trip

Here’s a short list of gear and reliable items we think you’ll need to make your trip to Tahoe a success.

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Ski Magazine’s ‘Best Airports For Skiers’ Article Chooses Reno-Tahoe Airport

It’s not uncommon to see ski bums in the early morning hours sprinting through the Reno-Tahoe Airport to make next ski shuttle. Every winter this airport is teaming with skiers and boarders ready to shred up some local resorts. Read why Ski Magazine named this airport one of the “Best Airports For Skiers.”

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Driving from the Bay Area to Lake Tahoe

The three and a half to four hour drive from the Bay Area to Lake Tahoe is a short escape to world-class hiking, skiing and resort amenities. However, prior to making the trip all weekend warriors should plan ahead.

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What’s the General Weather Like in Lake Tahoe?

Lake Tahoe weather is a bit extreme, since the lake is in an alpine setting, ranging from the high 90s at the peak of a hot summer day to well below freezing as the snow pack increases.

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New Flight to Reno-Tahoe from Portland Announced

There’s a new flight to Reno-Tahoe International Airport from Portland, Ore. Alaska Airlines will fly nonstop daily air service starting Nov. 8. Alaska is offering one-way fares starting from $64* between Portland and Reno/Tahoe for those who purchase before Nov. 11. Skiers and rides who want to maximize their savings can pair the $64 flight…

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On the Hill: Bike Path from Pope Beach to Baldwin Beach

On the Hill Summer, brought to you by The Steadman Clinic and the Steadman Philippon Research Institute, brings you a video report about a different Lake Tahoe adventure every day. Today’s activity: Bike path from Pope to Baldwin Beach. About the ride: Dylan Silver takes us on a 3.4-mile ride along the bike path that…

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On the Hill: Ride the Nifty 50 Trolley

On the Hill Summer, brought to you by The Steadman Clinic and the Steadman Philippon Research Institute, brings you a video report about a different Lake Tahoe adventure every day. Today’s activity: On the Hill: Ride the Nifty 50 Trolley. About the ride: Today’s adventure is a trip along the shores of Lake Tahoe on…

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Car Camping Spots Around Lake Tahoe

To camp by a sandy beach, or deep underneath the pine trees or wedged on a hillside with the mountain mahogany, follow this link.

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