Lake Tahoe

Lake Tahoe

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Lake Tahoe Itinerary for a 2 day RV Holiday

Image from www.byways.orgThe Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festival at Sand Harbor Image from www.byways.org

Day 1

Start: Incline Village

Visit the community that's home to many events and festivals, including the Lake Tahoe Jazz Festival. During the winter time enjoy skiing the slopes of Diamond Peak Ski Resort at Incline Village.

Stop 1: Lake Tahoe Nevada State Park

Directions from previous place:     Begin driving south on State Road 28 toward Winding Way. Continue following State Road 28 until you reach Lake Tahoe Nevada State Park at 2005 Highway 28, Incline Village, NV 89451.
Distance from Previous Site:          4.52 miles / 7.2 km
Travel Time from Previous Site:     7 minutes
Suggested Time at This Site:          1 hour 30 minutes

Enjoy the scenic Lake Tahoe Nevada State Park and the ample opportunities it provides for outdoor recreation.

Stop 2: Sand Harbor State Park

Directions from previous place:     Drive southward on State Road 28 until you reach Sand Harbor at Lake Tahoe.
Distance from Previous Site:          2 miles / 3.2 km
Travel Time from Previous Site:     1 minute
Suggested Time at This Site:          2 hours

This state park is one of the most popular sites along the Byway to enjoy a variety of outdoor recreational activities, including swimming, boating, hiking, and the annual Shakespeare and Music Festival.

End: Glenbrook

Directions from previous place:     Drive south on State Road 28 toward US 50 and turn right. Turn right again onto Glenbrook Road, gate access is required to enter. Turn right onto Old Highway 50 and then turn left onto South Meadow Road. Turn right again onto Glenbrook Road, take your next right and then your next left, ending in Glenbrook.
Distance from Previous Site:          11.76 miles / 18.8 km
Travel Time from Previous Site:     18 minutes

Enjoy a leisure golfing experience in the old logging community of Glenbrook.

Totals for Day 1

Total Distance Traveled:     18.28 miles / 29.2 km
Total Travel Time:                 26 minutes
Total Stopping Time:              3 hours 30 minutes

Day 2

Stop 1: Cave Rock

Directions from previous place:     Begin driving southwest from Glenbrook and turn onto Glenbrook Road. Turn right onto US 50 West and then make a U-turn onto US 50 East. Drive until you reach Cave Rock in Glenbrook.
Distance from Previous Site:           3.74 miles / 6.0 km
Travel Time from Previous Site:      7 minutes
Suggested Time at This Site:         45 minutes

Visit a natural wonder at Cave Rock where the highway passes through 25 yards of solid stone. The site is considered to be a holy spot for the native Washoe Indians who put their deceased to rest in the cold waters below the outcropping.

Stop 2: Zephyr Cove

Directions from previous place:     Begin driving east on US 50 East towards US 50 West and turn left. Turn right onto Kelly Circle and turn right again to stay on Kelly Circle. From here turn right onto Glenbrook Road and turn right again onto US 50 West. Turn left onto Martin Drive and turn left again onto North Martin Drive and stay on this road until you reach Zephyr Cove.
Distance from Previous Site:          5.23 miles / 8.4 km
Travel Time from Previous Site:  13 minutes
Suggested Time at This Site:          3 hours

Zephyr Cove is host to a variety of recreational activities, including fishing, camping, sailing, picnicking, snowmobiling, and cruises.

Stop 3: Tahoe-Douglas Visitors Center

Directions from previous place:     Begin driving west on North Martin Drive toward Lakeview Drive. Turn right onto Martin Drive and left onto Lake Tahoe Boulevard on US 50. Turn left onto Elks Point Road and left again onto Paiute Drive and follow this road until you reach the Tahoe-Douglas Visitors Center at Round Hill.
Distance from Previous Site:          2.27 miles / 3.6 km
Travel Time from Previous Site:     4 minutes
Suggested Time at This Site:        45 minutes

The Tahoe-Douglas Visitor's Center offers many resources for visitors to Lake Tahoe. It's a great place to stop to learn about fun activities in the area.

End: Stateline
      
Directions from previous place:     Begin driving east on Paiute Drive towards Elks Point Road and turn right. Turn left onto Lake Tahoe Boulevard / US 50 and drive until you reach the Stateline.
Distance from Previous Site:           2.29 miles / 3.7 km
Travel Time from Previous Site:      4 minutes
Suggested Time at This Site:           3 hours

Visiting the Stateline will help you find a variety of entertainment events, including casinos, lounges, restaurants, and theaters.

Totals for Day 2

Total Distance Traveled:     13.53 miles / 21.6 km
Total Travel Time:                 28 minutes
Total Stopping Time:              7 hours 30 minutes

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