Lake Tahoe: Getting There and Getting Around

Planning a trip to Lake Tahoe? Whether you are staying on the North or South shore, lets get you there.

Flying:
If you plan on flying, the North and South shore is only a 45-minute drive from Reno/Tahoe International Airport, 2001 East Plumb Lane, Reno, NV 89502 (775-328-6400).

Driving:

Driving From Reno:
From Reno/Tahoe International Airport, Head north take a slight left toward Plumb Lane. Continue straight onto Plumb Lane. Turn left at Matley Lane. Merge onto US-395 S via the ramp to Carson City.

To the North Shore:
Exit onto US-395 S toward Carson City. Take the NV-431 W/Mt Rose Hwy, Turn right onto NV-28 W/Tahoe Blvd. Continue onto CA-28 to North Lake Tahoe.

To the South Shore:
Exit onto US-395 S/S Virginia St toward Virginia City/Carson City/So Lake Tahoe. Continue to follow US-395 S. Slight right at N Carson St/US-395 BUS S. Continue onto N Carson St. Slight right toward US-50 W. Continue straight onto US-50 W into South Lake Tahoe.

From Sacramento:

North Shore:
Take the I-80 E for 90 mi. Take exit 188B for CA-89/CA-267 toward Sierraville/Lake Tahoe, Turn right onto CA-267 E. Turn left onto N Lake Blvd. You are now in North Lake Tahoe.

South Shore:
Take Highway 50 East through Placerville and over Echo Summit through the town of Meyers. Continue northeast on the combined road, CA-89 N/US-50 E (go 4.9 mi.) to the intersection of Hwy 89 and Hwy 50/Lake Tahoe Blvd. (Do not turn on Pioneer Trail). Make a right onto Hwy 50/Lake Tahoe Blvd. You are now in South Lake Tahoe.

From Los Angeles:
North Shore: I-5 to the I-80 E. Merge onto CA-267 toward Sierraville/Lake Tahoe, Turn Left onto N Lake Blvd.

Or

Take Hwy 395 N toward Bishop?Adelanto. Merge onto the US-50W. Take the NV-28 towards Lakeshore Blvd and continue onto CA-28W.

South Shore: Take I-5 North to Sacramento
Take Hwy 50 East through Placerville and over Echo Summit through the town of Meyers. Continue northeast on the combined road, CA-89 N/US-50 E (go 4.9 mi.) to the intersection of Hwy 89 and Hwy 50/Lake Tahoe Blvd. (Do not turn on Pioneer Trail). Make a right onto Hwy 50/Lake Tahoe Blvd. You are now in South Lake Tahoe.

Or

Take Hwy 395 North to Minden/Gardnerville

Take Hwy 88 and go left to Centerville Lane to Foothill (Hwy 206)

Turn right to Kingsbury (Hwy 207) to South Shore

Enjoy the majestic beauty that Lake Tahoe has to offer today!



Source by Brennan Thorpe