Destination guide

The lakeside setting of Tahoe City is ready to explore

The lake, riverfront and mountains display a scene truly unique to Tahoe City. Well known for its skiing, hiking and cycling, this walkable city won't disappoint. Northstar California Resort and Mt. Rose Ski Tahoe are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Whether you're planning a family holiday, a trip with friends or a romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of holiday homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.

Activities

Activities and attractions in Tahoe City

Are you looking for attractions to see while you're in the area? Travellers enjoy Tahoe City for its skiing, hiking and cycling. Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that makes Tahoe City a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. Here are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Northstar California Resort (7.2 mi / 11.5 km)
  • Mt. Rose Ski Tahoe (17.5 mi / 28.1 km)
  • Tahoe City Golf Course (0.4 mi / 0.6 km)
  • Granlibakken Resort Ski Area (1.4 mi / 2.3 km)
  • Tahoe Cross Country Ski Area (2.5 mi / 4.1 km)
  • Resort at Squaw Creek Golf Course (4.7 mi / 7.5 km)
Weather

Seasonal weather averages in Tahoe City

Tahoe City is well known for its skiing. To make the most of the cold weather activities, you might consider visiting in January, February, March or April, when snowfall averages 142.75 inches and temperatures average -7°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Tahoe City

Travellers appreciate the panoramic lake views and breathtaking sunrises, which is just a taste of what Tahoe City has to offer. Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to take in the scenery, Tahoe City is a great place to get outside. These are a few of the area's noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Commons Beach Park (0.2 mi / 0.3 km)
  • Brockway Summit (7.2 mi / 11.5 km)
  • Kings Beach State Recreation Area (7.6 mi / 12.2 km)
  • Stateline Lookout (8.1 mi / 13.1 km)
  • Ed Z'berg Sugar Pine Point State Park (8.5 mi / 13.8 km)
  • Meeks Bay Beach (9.3 mi / 15 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Tahoe City

The nearest airport is in Truckee, CA (TKF-Truckee Tahoe), located 10.2 mi (16.4 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you can also fly into Lake Tahoe, CA (TVL), which is 20.7 mi (33.4 km) away.

How many holiday accommodation are available around Tahoe City?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 2,991 holiday rentals around Tahoe City. From 1,411 Houses to 313 Cabins, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Tahoe City is on Stayz.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Tahoe City?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Tahoe City:

  • Dollar Point: 747 holiday homes
  • Talmont: 137 holiday homes
  • Lake Forest: 371 holiday homes
  • Comstock Acres: 116 holiday homes
  • Bunker Tract: 41 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Tahoe City?

Stayz offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Tahoe City. From Stayz travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Tahoe Cross Country Ski Area: 5,146 holiday rentals
  • North Lake Tahoe Visitors and Convention Bureau: 4,055 holiday rentals
  • Tahoe City Golf Course: 5,507 holiday rentals
  • Commons Beach Park: 5,570 holiday rentals
  • North Tahoe Regional Park: 4,456 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Tahoe City listed on Stayz where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Tahoe City?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 1,411 Houses in Tahoe City. Our other popular types of Tahoe City holiday rentals include:

  • Cabins: 313 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 313 holiday houses
  • Chalets: 27 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Condos/Apartments and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Tahoe City?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 1,267 holiday homes with pool available in Tahoe City. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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