Getting Around South Lake Tahoe

August 21st, 200910:00 am by

South Lake Tahoe, a city found at the immediate south of beautiful and world famous Lake Tahoe, is one of those popular tourist destinations that vacationers love to go to whether it be winter or summer. From water sports of all sorts in the summer to snow sports in the winter, South Lake Tahoe is a year round vacation paradise.

This city is also home to several restaurants, nightclubs, shopping centers, and several other recreational facilities which make it such an interesting place to be in. When you do get to South Lake Tahoe, you do not need to worry about how to get around the city since there are several means of transportation there that can make getting around South Lake Tahoe easy and hassle-free.

If you like the efficiency and convenience of having your own car to drive while in South Lake Tahoe, then you can opt to rent a car at one of the several car rentals found in and around the city. Most of the rental car companies can be found near the airport which Lake Tahoe shares with Nevada or else near the South Lake Tahoe airport. Most hotels and lodging accommodations in South Lake Tahoe also have rental cars and even drivers which can service their guests whenever they are in need of a means of transportation to get around the city.

If your budget does not allow for a rental car, then you can also ride a cab whenever you want to travel within the city of South Lake Tahoe. Taxis like those of the Yellow Cab Company are very convenient since you don’t need to have a map and will have a lower chance of getting lost within the city of South Lake Tahoe if you are unfamiliar with the ins and outs of the city.

There are also plenty of buses and shuttles that make their daily rounds around and about South Lake Tahoe. The Blue Go bus and shuttle services is one of the most prominent buses in the city since they have regular scheduled bus trips that weave through the city daily as well as special ski shuttle services that operate only during the winter season when all the tourists are coming to enjoy the snow sports around Lake Tahoe and the Sierra Nevada Mountains. Blue Go services also have special Heavenly ski resort services, casino shuttle services and even special transportation services available around the clock.

South Lake Tahoe also has a trolley system serviced by the Nifty Fifty Trolly. Getting around South Lake Tahoe and hopping from restaurant to restaurant, spa to spa and hotel to hotel is hassle-free thanks to the affordable and quick services of Nifty Fifty. However, this trolley system only operates during the summer season when the weather allows it.