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Tahoe Time
Entire cabin · 6 guests · 2 beds · 1 bath

Tahoe TimeIt's Tahoe Time! We would like to invite you to our little cozy cabin here in Lake Tahoe. Good Value as sleeps four comfortably & up to six if needed. "NOT" a luxury second-home as much as a 1958 ski/beach cabin, that has been recently updated. Dog-friendly to responsible dog owners (We welcome all pet's & we do require to be notified before a pet may be allowed, & a pet fee and/or deposit is required). We also offer NFL Ticket for the sport funatics.

Bear Den
Entire cabin · 5 guests · 3 beds · 1 bath

Bear DenLocated on the historic and Natural side of Tahoe. The West Shore is the Best Shore. 10 min drive to Tahoe City, and 25 min drive to South shore staying at this cabin is within reach of all Tahoe has to offer; State parks, world class ski resorts, casinos, and entertainment awaits. Our house is simple, yet offers everything you need to come to Tahoe. The Kitchen offers all of the cooking essentials that you would need, we have over 20 games in the cabin and hundreds of some of the best movies.

La Cabana Carmelita
SUPERHOST
Entire cabin · 3 guests · 1 bed · 1 bath

La Cabana CarmelitaCharming, cute and cozy 1 bedroom cabin with sweeping lake views and large sun drenched deck. Private entrance, full bath and kitchenette. Perfect place for morning coffee and evening cocktails. Sunsets to die for. Easy walk to town, the best beaches, trailheads and Casinos. Long time local hosts love to show you around.

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Popular cabin amenities in Lake Tahoe

  • Hot tub
  • Pets allowed
  • Pool
  • Kitchen
  • Wifi

Houses in Lake Tahoe

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  2. South Lake Tahoe
Exec.Home on the waterWHot Tub & Boat dock/Slps 12
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  1. Entire residential home
  2. Incline Village
Tahoe Hideaway - Freestanding Luxury A-Frame Home
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  1. Private room
  2. Homewood
Homewood Hideaway Loft (Heathers Room)
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  1. Entire residential home
  2. Tahoe Vista
Cool Condo on the lake in Tahoe Vista/Kings Beach
  1. Entire residential home
  2. South Lake Tahoe
"The❤️House” Historic Pioneer Family Home
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  1. Entire residential home
  2. Tahoe City
One Bedroom House with Hot Tub downtown Tahoe City
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  1. Entire residential home
  2. Stateline
Lodge Above the Pines, Lake Tahoe - AMAZING!
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  1. Private room
  2. Tahoe City
Tahoe Retreat #1
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  1. Entire residential home
  2. Tahoe City
New to the Market! ***The Tahoe Farmhouse***
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  1. Entire residential home
  2. Zephyr Cove
The "Canyon Loft"
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  1. Private room
  2. South Lake Tahoe
Delightful private room & bath near beach & ski
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  1. Entire residential home
  2. Tahoe Vista
Spacious Lake Tahoe Haven

Pet-friendly cabins

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  1. Entire cabin
  2. Tahoe City
Mountaintop Cabin in the Woods
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  1. Entire cabin
  2. Incline Village
Cozy North Shore Lake Tahoe Cabin
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  1. Entire cabin
  2. Truckee
Mid Century Modern A-Frame Cabin at Northstar
  1. Entire cabin
  2. South Lake Tahoe
"Jon's Place" Pioneer Log Cabin - Pet Friendly
  1. Entire cabin
  2. Tahoe City
Modern North Shore Escape Steps To Lake Tahoe
  1. Entire cabin
  2. Kings Beach
Enchanted Bear Log Cabin - Deck, Yard & Hot Tub
  1. Entire cabin
  2. Tahoe Vista
The “Bear’s Den” -a delightful cabin in the woods!
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  1. Entire cabin
  2. Incline Village
Just Listed! Mtn Retreat 4 Bdrm w/Loft, pets ✅
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  1. Entire cabin
  2. Tahoe City
Dog Friendly Cabin in Tahoe City
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  1. Entire cabin
  2. Kings Beach
Mountain Modern A-Frame in Heart of Kings Beach
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  1. Entire cabin
  2. South Lake Tahoe
JAK's Place - A cozy, dog-friendly cabin
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  1. Entire cabin
  2. Homewood
Mid Century Modern Cabin - The Tahoe A-Frame

Cabins with hot tubs

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  2. Tahoe Vista
Family-Friendly A-frame cabin with forest views!
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  1. Entire cabin
  2. South Lake Tahoe
Cozy Cabin feels like home!
  1. Entire cabin
  2. Carnelian Bay
Book your Fall trip now! Luxury Cabin w/Hot Tub
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  1. Entire cabin
  2. Carnelian Bay
Completely Renovated Mountain Escape / sleeps 12!
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  1. Entire cabin
  2. Kings Beach
Lake View Cabin Getaway
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  1. Entire cabin
  2. Tahoe Vista
Queen Studio Cabin
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  1. Entire cabin
  2. Kings Beach
Little Dipper: Magical Mtn Modern-Speedboat Beach
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  1. Entire cabin
  2. Kings Beach
Lakeview Hideaway in the Pines
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  1. Entire cabin
  2. Homewood
The Tahoe Pines Treehouse: Private & Cozy Retreat
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  1. Entire cabin
  2. South Lake Tahoe
Tahoe Cabin Oasis
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  1. Entire cabin
  2. Tahoma
Charming Tahoma Cabin - Lake Tahoe West Shore
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  1. Entire cabin
  2. Carnelian Bay
The Tallac Lodge - Hot Tub/Walk 2 Beach!

Your guide to Lake Tahoe

Welcome to Lake Tahoe

It’s tempting to describe Lake Tahoe, with its glittering blue waters, as a jewel, but that doesn’t get at the size of it. Lofted high in the Sierra Nevadas, ringed by snow-capped mountains, and straddling the California and Nevada borders, Lake Tahoe is one of the largest lakes in the United States, and the second deepest. Renowned for its clear, fresh water, the lake is an important research station for scientists who study its ecology and a picturesque playground for every type of waterfront fun. Fishing, boating, swimming, jet skiing, and scuba diving are all popular pastimes here. And plenty of visitors are content simply to relax on its many beaches, in the shade of towering pines. Thanks to Lake Tahoe’s size, the communities surrounding it are varied: Chic bohemian enclaves, rustic cowboy outposts, and glitzy casinos all cluster near its shores.


How do I get around Lake Tahoe?

Fly into Reno-Tahoe International Airport (RNO) in Nevada, which is about a 40-minute drive from Lake Tahoe. Public transportation, shuttles, taxis, rideshares, and rental cars are all available at the airport. Once you arrive, there are plenty of local transportation options around the lake. Tahoe Truckee Regional Transit (TART) buses navigate the north and west shores, while Tahoe Transportation District (TDD) buses service the south shore. TART also operates a free seasonal park-and-ride shuttle that transports visitors to winter ski destinations, and TDD has a free seasonal park-and-ride shuttle that will get you to Sand Harbor, a popular beach, in the hot months. Rideshares, taxis, and shuttles also serve the region. If you plan to circumnavigate the lake or want flexibility while visiting nearby towns and wilderness destinations, opt for a rental car.


When is the best time to stay in a vacation rental in Lake Tahoe?

For lakefront fun, summer is the high season, when the sun is high and hot and the cool alpine waters of Lake Tahoe are refreshing. The shoulder seasons of fall and spring also make for pleasant times on the water, particularly for boating and fishing. In winter the region transforms into a skiers’ paradise, with snow falling from December through March. During these months, the lake is a pretty backdrop for cold-weather sports.


What are the top things to do in Lake Tahoe?

72-mile Scenic Drive

Start your journey at any point on the loop circumnavigating the vast lake for a chance to explore all the area has to offer. On your scenic ramble, you’ll pass historic homes, fascinating history museums, scenic overlooks, state parks, and characterful mountain communities, with gorgeous Lake Tahoe at your shoulder the whole time.

Tour Grand Homes

Long a destination for the wealthy, many of the grand estates that line Lake Tahoe’s shores have been turned into museums that you can tour. There’s the Ehrman Mansion, an opulent circa-1903 lodge built by a rich businessman from San Francisco, now run by the California State Park System. Thunderbird Estate, built in the 1930s, is notable for its stunning stonemasonry, ironwork, and woodwork. A short hike will carry you to Vikingsholm, a 1920s estate inspired by Scandinavian architecture.

Emerald Bay State Park

So named for its often vividly green waters, Emerald Bay is a postcard-pretty spot on the south side of Lake Tahoe. The area is home to striking vistas overlooking the bay, hiking trails, and the Vikingsholm estate. Just off the shore is little Fannette Island, accessible only by boat. Its granite face is covered in pines, and on top sits the shell of a stone tea house where ritzy vacationers of yore once relaxed.