Best Places to Stay in Lake Tahoe for Every Season

best places to stay in lake tahoe

People don’t usually think of winter when they think of the beach. When it comes to vacations, we tend to associate different times of year with the places we visit, but there’s one destination where that’s the exception. Straddling Nevada and California, Lake Tahoe is one of the biggest and highest lakes in North America. There’s a lot to love about this part of the Sierra Nevada mountains, from its breathtaking scenery to its variety of activities. Yet one of the best things about Lake Tahoe is that you can visit it in any season and have a good time. That’s right! Whether you’re here for spring, summer, fall, or winter, you’ll be able to have a fun, and very different, experience in Lake Tahoe. So we’ve put together a list of the best places to stay in Lake Tahoe for every season.

Best Place to Stay in Lake Tahoe for Spring

Spring is a fantastic time to immerse yourself in the beauty of the forests surrounding Lake Tahoe. The snow melts away, making it a great time to explore the area. As a result, the best place to stay here for spring can be found in North Lake Tahoe, which offers a unique sense of calm for visitors. When it comes to staying in the area, it doesn’t get better than Hyatt Vacation Club at High Sierra Lodge. This property is perfectly positioned on the North Shore to keep you near many of the best spring activities like golfing, horseback riding, hiking, and more.


  • Swimming pool
  • Golf course
  • Movie rentals
  • Access to full-service spa
  • Access to casino


  • Two-bedroom suite – accommodates six to eight guests
High Sierra Lodge near crystal bay

Ready to plan your next spring getaway in the woods? Then it doesn’t get better than High Sierra Lodge. You’re just a click away from preparing for your next adventure!

Things to Do Near High Sierra Lodge

Spring in Lake Tahoe, especially its North Shore, means nature is in full bloom! Fortunately, High Sierra Lodge is the best place to stay to experience that Lake Tahoe beauty. You’ll find several hiking trails and biking trails nearby to help you explore area forests. Plus, you’ll be just a short walk away from some of Lake Tahoe’s white sand beaches. Want to get a different view of the area? Consider riding around the many beautiful nature trails on horseback. During spring, every day brings new opportunities for an outdoor adventure.

Best Place to Stay in Lake Tahoe for Summer

Summer cranks up the heat in Lake Tahoe, and if you’d like to feel a little extra excitement, you’ll want to head to South Lake Tahoe. The South Shore has a bit more of a “town” feel to it and is home to Stateline, one of the most popular areas in Lake Tahoe. Stateline is packed with plenty of exciting activities to enjoy, and if you’d like to experience them, you can’t go wrong with Wyndham South Shore. This resort is just four minutes away from Stateline, but that’s not the only reason it’s one of the best places to stay in South Lake Tahoe for summer. Wyndham South Shore features charming, lodge-style units with private balconies/private patios and toasty fireplaces. Plus, the resort has plenty of amenities you’re sure to love!


  • Activity center
  • Fitness center
  • Barbecue area
  • Swimming pool
  • Hot tub
  • Picnic area
  • Owner lounge


  • One-bedroom suite – accommodates up to four guests
  • Two-bedroom suite – accommodates up to six guests
  • Three-bedroom suite – accommodates up to eight guests
Club Wyndham South Shore Saltwater Pool

From soaking up the sun by the pool to seeing sights in the city, Wyndham South Shore is the ultimate home base for summer in Lake Tahoe. What’s not to love?

Things to Do Near Wyndham South Shore

As we mentioned before, there are a lot of things to do near Stateline in the Summer. Want to test your luck? The four largest casinos in South Lake Tahoe are all in Stateline: MontBleu, Harrah’s, Harvey’s, and Horizon. So you’ll be able to enjoy plenty of exciting thrills. Aside from the casinos, there are several great restaurants and stores scattered across the city, not to mention a thriving nightlife scene. Venturing out of Stateline, South Lake Tahoe also offers its own outdoor adventures. You can go mountain biking, fly fishing, and kayaking all over the South Shore. Be sure to stop by Emerald Bay State Park to see plenty of sandy beaches and secluded coves.

Best Place to Stay in Lake Tahoe for Fall

With fall comes weather that’s a bit cooler, but it’s not time for snow just yet! South Lake Tahoe is still great when the leaves begin to change color, and one of the best places to stay is Marriott Grand Residence Club Lake Tahoe. Located in Heavenly Village, this Marriott resort is a great spot for a family vacation spent taking in the beauty of your surroundings.


  • Heated pool
  • Hot tub
  • Dry cleaning service
  • Fitness center
  • Full-service spa


  • Studio suite – accommodates up to two guests
  • One-bedroom suite – accommodates up to four guests
  • Two-bedroom suite – accommodates up to six guests
Marriott Grand Residence At Lake Tahoe near incline village with fine dining

Do you like when the weather is cold, but not too cold? Then, you’ll love staying at Marriott Grand Residence Lake Tahoe in the fall. You’ll be surrounded by the beauty of the woods while enjoying all the luxury a top-notch resort can provide.

Things to Do Near Marriott Grand Residence Club Lake Tahoe

Fall is the last chance to enjoy nature before Lake Tahoe really gets cold, and this Marriott property is perfectly positioned to help you make the most of it. You’ll be near El Dorado, Lakeside, and Nevada Beach. Not to mention, you’ll be able to visit Epic Discovery, which features plenty of family-friendly activities. You can race down the mountain on the Ridge Rider Mountain Coaster, enjoy stunning views on the Red Tail Zip Line, take on the Granit Peak Climbing Wall, and more!

Best Place to Stay in Lake Tahoe in the Winter

At last, we come to winter. While there are plenty of things to do year-round, Lake Tahoe transforms as the snow begins to fall. That’s because Lake Tahoe is filled with ski resorts, and ski season brings plenty of visitors looking to challenge the slopes. While there are many stellar ski resorts, the best place to stay in Lake Tahoe in the winter is the Olympic Village Inn. This property is nestled in the Olympic Valley, just a few minutes away from the Palisades Tahoe Ski Resort, but there’s more to appreciate from this resort than its location. Olympic Village Inn was originally built to house athletes of the 1960 Olympic Games. That means you’ll be staying in a piece of Olympic history! Plus, the resort is just minutes away from the ski lifts at the Palisades Tahoe, so you’ll be up on the mountain in no time!


  • Heated pool
  • Hot tubs
  • Picnic areas
  • Hammocks
  • Barbecue area
  • Fire pits
  • Fitness center


  • Kitzbuhel suite – accommodates up to four guests
  • Chamonix suite – accommodates up to six guests
Best Place to Stay Lake Tahoe near dark sky lighting in black bear lodge

At Olympic Village Inn, you get the chance to recreate history. Rest in suites once inhabited by ski legends before challenging those same slopes yourself. This is a popular winter resort, so you’ll want to snag one of these resales quickly!

Things to Do Near Olympic Village Inn

While skiing down the Palisades is one of the top attractions in South Lake Tahoe, there are plenty of other things to do near Olympic Village Inn. You’ll be just a short drive away from Tahoe City, the biggest city in South Lake Tahoe. This means that you’ll be near tons of great options for both shopping and dining. Want to experience the history of Lake Tahoe? Then check out the Gatekeeper’s Museum. The museum has exhibits highlighting Lake Tahoe’s natural history, maritime history, and even cinematic history. Guests can feel real bear hide and learn how the Tahoe bears of the Ice Age evolved into black bears. Additionally, you can look at artifacts from the SS Tahoe and an original 1920s movie projector. The museum also has a number of events and guest exhibits throughout the year, so there’s always something new to see here.

How to Save Money on One of the Best Places to Stay in Lake Tahoe

We get it, vacations aren’t cheap. Fortunately, there’s a way to save money on one of the best places to stay in Lake Tahoe: the timeshare resale market. When you buy a timeshare resale, you’ll be able to save thousands of dollars on a luxurious vacation experience. Now, we know what you’re probably wondering, “why would I buy a timeshare when I can stay at one of the many Lake Tahoe hotels?” Well, timeshares offer three times more space than your average hotel room. Plus, they come with tons of amenities you won’t find at a hotel. Fine dining, massive pool areas, and even private beach access are all available at different timeshare resorts. Interested? Then we’ll let you in on the best place to buy a timeshare for less.

Buy a Lake Tahoe Timeshare With Fidelity Real Estate

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Fidelity Real Estate’s online marketplace has listings from all of the best places to stay near Lake Tahoe. We also feature resorts from many other top developers like Westgate, Hilton Grand Vacations, Disney Vacation Club, and more! Once you find a timeshare you like, all you have to do is make an offer, and our licensed agents will handle the rest. It really is that simple! If you have any questions, feel free to give us a call at 1-800-410-8326 or email us at [email protected]. We’re always happy to help!

What if I No Longer Want My Lake Tahoe Timeshare?

On the other hand, if you find you no longer want your Lake Tahoe timeshare, we understand! For over 20 years, we’ve been helping timeshare owners just like you sell their timeshare. Fidelity Real Estate is proud to be the featured reseller of the American Resort Development Association. What this means is that we follow a strict set of ethics that helps to keep everyone in the industry safe. When you work with Fidelity, you can rest assured that you’ll be working with the best people in the business to help you navigate the resale market. Fill out the form below, and one of our licensed agents will reach out to you about the next steps.

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