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Home in South Lake Tahoe
Bijou Bungalow
Fully renovated & redecorated in 2019, this 1950s Tahoe cabin has been transformed into a modern get-away. This comfortable 1 bed/1ba house is centrally located in the Bijou neighborhood just minutes to Heavenly Ski Resort & Gondola, hiking trails, Ski Run Marina, and Casinos. A giant fenced-in yard, complete with a deck for dining & lounging and a hammock nestled between two pines, creates a private setting perfect to take in the sweet mountain air and settle in for a night of stargazing.
$98 per night
Home in South Lake Tahoe
Relaxation at Tahoe Escape
The home is 1-5 mile to the closest beaches, Casinos, Ski Resorts, and Outdoor activities. Most places of interest are about 10 mins or less driving. Emerald Bay is 20 mins. Home is 3 Bedroom and 2 Baths, fully furnished with 2 TVs(Disney and Netflix) and a Pool Table. Desk with a monitor for working remote professionals. There is a 30 days minimum to book this stay. You can have up to 8 guests and 3 cars. Driveway parking only during the winter because of street snow removal.
$121 per night
Guest suite in South Lake Tahoe
Sierra Studio ( permit# HRP-094 )
Studio apartment located in a quiet neighborhood. The apartment is attached to the main house but is separated by a wall. It includes a private, outdoor sitting area with grill. Private bedroom space separate from living area. This is a great location with a 15 min bike ride to beaches as well as several hiking trails in walking distance. Bike rental, coffee shop and restaurants are within walking distance as well. There are three ski resorts with in 20 minutes of the apartment.
$124 per night

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Your guide to Camp Richardson

All About Camp Richardson

Nestled on the southern shores of Lake Tahoe, Camp Richardson’s breathtaking landscapes provide a stunning backdrop to an abundance of outdoor activities. Perhaps you’ll head up to the mountains to enjoy world-class skiing, hike or bike along the scenic trails, or swim in the clear waters of Pope Beach. Camp Richardson’s prime location also provides convenient access to several historic landmarks alongside the lake’s southern tip, including the Pope House Museum, which recreates a wealthy shipping family’s luxurious life in the early 20th century. The former Valhalla Estate and the Heller Estate, located in the 100-year-old Tallac Historic Site, both host community events and celebrations. And Vikingsholm, a charming recreation of a Swedish castle, sits along the shores of Emerald Bay, where the panoramas shift from snowy to lush as the seasons progress.

The best time to stay in a vacation rental in Camp Richardson

From December through February, Camp Richardson transforms into a winter wonderland. The snow-capped slopes of the nearby mountains make conditions great for downhill skiing, sledding, cross-country skiing, and snowshoeing. The crisp spring climate is a great time to bike and wander along the area’s scenic trails. One of best times to book Camp Richardson cabins is the summer, when you can enjoy kayaking, paddle-boarding, and boating on the lake. Naturally, the breathtaking fall foliage creates an exceptional setting for outdoor recreational activities. The town also embraces the season’s cozy charms, and its annual Oktoberfest features tasty German food, a pumpkin patch, crafts, and live music.

Top things to do in Camp Richardson

Tallac Historic Site

The three rustic estates on the 74-acre Tallac Historic Site, listed on the National Register of Historic Places, provide an immersive opportunity to learn about Camp Richardson’s former inhabitants. Browse the exhibits in the free museum, then wander around the former summer cottages and gardens. Although the buildings are closed during the winter, the grounds remain open, and the site transforms into a popular cross-country skiing and snowshoeing spot.

Emerald Bay

Located within the Emerald Bay State Park is Emerald Bay, one of Lake Tahoe’s crown jewels, where lush, pine-tree-topped mountains cocoon an inlet whose waters dazzle in vibrant shades of turquoise, blue, and green. If you canoe over to Fannette Island, located in the middle of the bay, you can climb Mrs. Knight’s Tea House, a stone structure that offers beautiful panoramas from the top. Nearby hiking trails, including the Rubicon Trail and the Vikingsholm Trails, provide spectacular views of Lake Tahoe. Just as striking is the Scandinavian architecture of the Vikingsholm Castle on the shore.

Desolation Wilderness

Located southwest of Lake Tahoe and situated on both sides of the Sierra Nevada mountain range is Desolation Wilderness, a federally protected haven with dramatic granite landscapes and well-maintained trailheads. Portions of the Pacific Crest National Scenic Trail and Tahoe Rim Trail pass through the area, taking you past subalpine forests, valleys, and glacial lakes. There’s a quota on overnight stays, so obtain a day permit or multi-day permit before you go.