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Weather, Packing & Travel

Make the most of your North Lake Tahoe vacation when you know what to expect before getting here. Plan ahead by checking our vacation rental supply list, so that you don't pack items that we provide! Check the weather and, in the winter, check the road conditions for smooth travel and activity planning.

What to Pack

Tahoe Luxury Properties equips each vacation rental with the conveniences and amenities necessary to help you begin your vacation the moment you walk through the door. Some of the rental supplies you can look forward to include everything from beach towels and dish soap to hair dryers and laundry detergent. Be sure to take a look at the full list of supplies you can expect in your Tahoe vacation rental before you start packing for your trip.

Local's Tip: Be mindful of the weather, and always bring layers! Think about what activities you may want to do while you're here, so that you have everything you need for fun Tahoe days.

The Weather

Sunshine occurs over 75% of the time during daylight hours each year for 273 sunny or partly sunny days. From November through March, 78% of the yearly precipitation occurs, mostly as snowfall. 

View the weather forecast. 

View detailed winter weather reports.

The water temperature near the surface generally cools to 40 to 50 degrees Fahrenheit (4.5 to 10 degrees Celsius) during February and March and warms to 65 to 70 degrees Fahrenheit (18 to 21 degrees Celcius) during August and September.

Road Conditions

In the winter, we may experience snow storms that close roads or limit roads to use only by vehicles with 4WD or chains. Please be sure to check the road conditions, if you are planning to travel during storm periods, so that you can plan accordingly.

Check road conditions.

Check road conditons by highway number.

Getting to North Lake Tahoe

You’ll find plenty of options to help get you to the Lake Tahoe area! Follow the link below for our recommended routes for air travel, driving, and train. 

Getting here.

Stay with Us

Rest assured that your vacation will be one for the books when you stay in a Tahoe Luxury Properties vacation rental. Our gorgeous homes set the scene for an unforgettable experience. Regardless of the time of year, you will find an array of homes to choose from that suit your vacation needs. What are you waiting for?

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As homeowners, we have tried various listing agencies in the area, and have found Tahoe Luxury Properties to be the best! Professional staff who actually return phone calls and respond to emails, and amazing renters who come back year after year! You can tailor your level of service from completely hands off, to a more interactive level, from maintenance, to bookings, to the quality time you spend at your home. From day one, you retain ownership and control, while working with the best management team at Tahoe, for a truly unique experience.

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