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5 Best Places to Stay in Lake Tahoe

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Those who have visited Lake Tahoe in the peak seasons know that finding great accommodations can be overwhelming. From figuring out what part of Lake Tahoe to stay in to finding something comfortable and affordable, the process can be mind-boggling! Make your life easier and check out my recommendations below!


Best Places to Stay in Lake Tahoe: 

Tahoe Moon Properties:  This company has over 100 properties and about 80% of the properties are DOG FRIENDLY which is almost unheard of in Lake Tahoe! The properties can be found anywhere from King’s Beach to Squaw Valley and the West Shore. They have studio apartments and also 7 bedroom homes. This company also has a ton of Ski Leases if you are looking to rent a place for the winter. Eat: River Grill — happy hour daily 5-6pm, get there early because the bar fills up! (Favorites: stuffed squash blossoms, river grill spring roll and peppered seared ahi sashimi)

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Hyatt Regency Lake Tahoe: One of the pricier options in Lake Tahoe but definitely worth it. During Summer they have their private beach open with rentals and beverage/food service. They also have a great pool area and even a separate children’s pool. The restaurants on property are delicious and they also have a pier bar during the summer, where you have a gorgeous view of Lake Tahoe. This hotel has pet friendly rooms and a very relaxing spa. Eat: Lone Eagle Grille (Favorites: carrot and ginger soup, soy marinated tofu and baked tahoe)

Franciscan Lakeside Lodge: Located in Tahoe Vista, you can rent adorable lakefront cottages. They units from studios to 4 bedrooms and you can choose to be lakeside or “forest side” which is right across the street from the lakeside rentals. The property has a sand volleyball court, private pier, private beach and heated pool. Eat: Lanza’s  (Favorites: portobello mushroom ravioli, lanza’s sampler and chicken marsala)

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Squaw Valley Lodge: This hotel is literally steps away from the ski lift. Great property with pool, multiple hot tubs and a gym. You have easy access to the village where there there are plenty of bars and family friendly restaurants. There is also a mini golf course in the village which is a blast for kids and adults alike! This hotel has units from studios to 2 bedrooms and connecting rooms. Eat: Mamasake (Favorites: mama’s balls, tempura shrimp roll and literally everything on the menu)

Desolation Wilderness

CAMP: During the summer months, the most mesmerizing accommodations will be out under the stars. There are plenty of local campsites if you are traveling with a family and unable to backpack. Camp Richardson (South Lake Tahoe), Fallen Leaf Lake (South Lake Tahoe), Goose Meadows (North Lake Tahoe). If you are interested in backpacking, consider this 15 mile hike in Desolation Wilderness that takes you to the most private campground of them all!


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