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.

Where to stay near Tahoe City?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 2,984 holiday rentals near Tahoe City. From 1,427 Houses to 319 Cabins, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Tahoe City for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

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:

  • Lake Forest: 346 holiday homes
  • Dollar Point: 739 holiday homes
  • Comstock Acres: 126 holiday homes
  • Bunker Tract: 39 holiday homes
  • Tahoe Tavern: 161 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?

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

  • North Lake Tahoe Visitors and Convention Bureau: 4,044 holiday rentals
  • Commons Beach Park: 5,649 holiday rentals
  • North Tahoe Regional Park: 4,371 holiday rentals
  • Watson Cabin Living Museum: 5,610 holiday rentals
  • North Lake Tahoe Historical Society and Gatekeepers Museum: 5,754 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Tahoe City listed on HomeAway 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. HomeAway offers 1,427 Houses in Tahoe City. Our other popular types of Tahoe City holiday rentals include:

  • Cabins: 319 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 319 holiday houses
  • Chalets: 28 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 1,237 holiday homes with pool available in Tahoe City. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

    Explore destinations around Tahoe City

    Kings Beach
    3,159 holiday rentals
    Al Tahoe
    1,554 holiday rentals
    South Lake Tahoe
    2,731 holiday rentals
    Reno
    173 holiday rentals
    Incline Village
    2,189 holiday rentals
    Tahoma
    3,102 holiday rentals
    Truckee
    3,852 holiday rentals
    Olympic Valley
    2,890 holiday rentals
    Homewood
    1,524 holiday rentals
    Stateline
    2,073 holiday rentals
    Carnelian Bay
    3,154 holiday rentals
    Zephyr Cove
    2,368 holiday rentals
    Tahoe Vista
    2,795 holiday rentals
    Meeks Bay
    1,826 holiday rentals
    Markleeville
    1,862 holiday rentals
    Genoa
    2,109 holiday rentals
    Glenbrook
    1,225 holiday rentals
    Norden
    1,983 holiday rentals
    Skyland
    2,338 holiday rentals
    Lincoln Park
    2,154 holiday rentals