5 reasons to visit South Lake Tahoe in August

August is a fantastic time to visit South Lake Tahoe, where the beautiful landscape and countless outdoor activities come together to create an unforgettable experience. Not only that, but with the US schools going back, rates are cheaper, and queues are shorter! Here are 5 reasons to book a late August holiday to South Lake Tahoe. 


1.      Back to school for some

The school summer holidays in California and Nevada finish in the middle of August meaning that the domestic travel is quieter towards the end of August. So there is no need to pre-book activities or stand in queues for lunch stops, with a quieter atmosphere, there is plenty of room to be a little more spontaneous!


2.      Better rates

Out of the USA peak season also means that there are better accommodation rates up for grabs, such as Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Lake Tahoe offering 20% off the best rate (using AUG2023). More offers can be found at:


3.      Robust events schedule

Don’t miss out on the exciting events and festivals that dot the summer calendar, featuring live music, art shows, wine tastings, and more. Immerse yourself in the vibrant local culture and celebrate the season in style. Including Live at Lakeview, which is a free weekly concert series hosted from 4:30 – 8:30 pm at Lakeview Commons, in the heart of South Lake Tahoe.


4.      Soak up the sunshine

In August, the snow has melted away, revealing stunning vistas and all the plants that have been patiently waiting for the summer sun. Temperatures sit comfortable around 25+ Degrees Celsius - perfect for sun soaking or biking and hiking on the trails.


5.      Embrace the lake

Colder water swimmer or not, South Lake Tahoe’s stunning turquoise waters are a sight to behold. Spend your days doing all sorts of activities on the water like swimming, paddleboarding, or kayaking. For a unique experience, consider renting a boat and cruising along the lake’s pristine waters, taking in the breathtaking views of the surrounding mountains.

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Posted on: 22/08/2023

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