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What's South Lake Tahoe like for family-friendly vacations?
The destination of South Lake Tahoe is a good option if you’ve been considering a getaway with the kids. The beaches, camping sites, and entertainment are just some of the things that make this the perfect spot for family trips. Arrange a flight into Lake Tahoe, CA (TVL), which is the closest airport, or Reno-Tahoe Intl. Airport (RNO), which is located 42.7 mi (68.7 km) from the city center.
What's the best hotel for families in South Lake Tahoe?
Lake Tahoe Resort Hotel is a top 3.5-star resort on Expedia for families, and features an indoor pool and a restaurant. Other choices to stay with the kids include Beach Retreat & Lodge at Tahoe and Forest Suites Resort at Heavenly Village.
How many hotels that welcome families can I expect to find in South Lake Tahoe?
Expedia has 138 hotels in South Lake Tahoe that are perfect for families.
What's the seasonal weather like in South Lake Tahoe?
The hottest months are usually July and August with an average temp of 58°F, while the coldest months are January and December with an average of 32°F. The snowiest months in South Lake Tahoe are March, November, December, and April, with each month seeing an average of 26 inches of snowfall.
What's there to see and do with your family in South Lake Tahoe?
The Shops at Heavenly Village and Heavenly Ski Resort are interesting attractions you and your family might enjoy exploring while you are staying in South Lake Tahoe. Make sure you have plenty of time to take in the area’s activities like Heavenly Gondola, Lakeside Beach, and Emerald Bay State Park.

Best South Lake Tahoe Family Hotels

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Great for families
4.9/5Exceptional! (58 reviews)
Families like: kitchen, game room, skiing nearby, extra beds/cribs
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"Very nice"…"

Reviewed on Nov 10, 2020

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Water View, Heavenly View, Must See View From Tahoe Keys Condo
Great for families
4.9/5Exceptional! (56 reviews)
Families like: indoor pool, kitchen, close to beach, skiing nearby
Amazing stay

"My 2 and 4 year old LOVED the park, private beach and the indoor pool- what a treat! As always the host is wonderful. The property is so clean and just a little slice of heaven! Can’t wait to come back!"…"

Reviewed on Nov 2, 2020

Water View, Heavenly View, Must See View From Tahoe Keys Condo
4 Bedrooms + 3.5 Baths -
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4.8/5Exceptional! (47 reviews)
Families like: kitchen, skiing nearby, bicycle rentals, extra beds/cribs
Awesome house and great location

"This is a great house and the communication with the owner was amazing. Everything you need! Hot tub, 3 master suites and bunk beds for the kids. The beds are better then at home! Top of the line appliances and a tankless water heater so everyone can take a shower at once! It’s only minutes from ..."…"

Reviewed on Nov 2, 2020

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7 Seas Inn at Tahoe
Great for families
3 out of 5
4145 Manzanita Ave, South Lake Tahoe, CA
The price is $77 per night from Dec 6 to Dec 7
4.7/5Exceptional! (383 reviews)
Families like: close to beach, skiing nearby, bicycle rentals nearby, free breakfast for the whole family
Travelers say...

"Property owner was kind and welcoming, location beautiful and room quaint."…"

Reviewed on Oct 12, 2020

7 Seas Inn at Tahoe
Heavenly Village Condos
Great for families
4 out of 5
1001 Heavenly Village Way, South Lake Tahoe, CA
The price is $120 per night from Nov 30 to Dec 1
4.7/5Exceptional! (792 reviews)
Families like: outdoor pool, kids club, miniature golf, babysitting
Travelers say...

"It was absolutely perfect beyond our expectations"…"

Reviewed on Nov 23, 2020

Heavenly Village Condos
Grand Residences by Marriott, Lake Tahoe
Great for families
4 out of 5
1001 Heavenly Village Way, South Lake Tahoe, CA
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The price is $154 per night from Nov 29 to Nov 30
4.6/5Exceptional! (1,399 reviews)
Families like: outdoor pool, kitchen, close to beach, skiing nearby
Travelers say...

"Very convenient location, quite, clean. High quality kitchen equipment and amenities. We also loved fitness room."…"

Reviewed on Nov 1, 2020

Grand Residences by Marriott, Lake Tahoe
The Landing Resort & Spa
Great for families
4.5 out of 5
4104 Lakeshore Blvd, South Lake Tahoe, CA
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The price is $200 per night from Dec 1 to Dec 2
4.6/5Exceptional! (969 reviews)
Families like: outdoor pool, close to beach, skiing nearby, bicycle rentals
Travelers say...

"Outstanding customer service and a beautiful view!!"…"

Reviewed on Nov 24, 2020

The Landing Resort & Spa
Tahoe Lakeshore Lodge & Spa
Great for families
2.5 out of 5
930 Balbijou Rd, South Lake Tahoe, CA
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The price is $126 per night from Dec 10 to Dec 11
4.4/5Excellent! (980 reviews)
Families like: outdoor pool, on the beach, skiing nearby, bicycle rentals nearby
Thanks

"Good"…"

Reviewed on Nov 10, 2020

Tahoe Lakeshore Lodge & Spa
Marriott's Timber Lodge
Great for families
4 out of 5
4100 Lake Tahoe Blvd, South Lake Tahoe, CA
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The price is $159 per night from Nov 29 to Nov 30
4.3/5Excellent! (1,322 reviews)
Families like: outdoor pool, close to beach, skiing nearby, bicycle rentals nearby
Travelers say...

"Rooms are very nice and comfortable with great amenities, staff were very helpful we will definitely come back."…"

Reviewed on Nov 24, 2020

Marriott's Timber Lodge
The Americana Village
Great for families
2 out of 5
3845 Pioneer Trl, South Lake Tahoe, CA
The price is $118 per night from Nov 29 to Nov 30
4.3/5Excellent! (721 reviews)
Families like: outdoor pool, kitchen, playground, skiing nearby
Travelers say...

"Nicely designed room. Appreciated curtain between "bedroom" and "sitting room"."…"

Reviewed on Oct 26, 2020

The Americana Village
Tahoe Seasons Resort by Diamond Resorts
Great for families
3 out of 5
3901 Saddle Road, South Lake Tahoe, CA
The price is $49 per night from Nov 29 to Nov 30
4.3/5Excellent! (906 reviews)
Families like: outdoor pool, playground, game room, skiing nearby
Travelers say...

"The staff were very friendly . The room was spacious and clean. Excellent location !"…"

Reviewed on Nov 24, 2020

Tahoe Seasons Resort by Diamond Resorts
Basecamp South Lake Tahoe
Great for families
3.5 out of 5
4143 Cedar Ave, South Lake Tahoe, CA
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The price is $71 per night from Dec 10 to Dec 11
4.2/5Excellent! (966 reviews)
Families like: close to beach, skiing nearby, bicycle rentals nearby
Travelers say...

"We highly enjoyed our stay and plan on coming back. The rooms are clean and decorated very well. Our tv didn’t work but we didn’t notice until late that night. The outdoor area with the beer garden connected is a huge plus for any group."…"

Reviewed on Oct 19, 2020

Basecamp South Lake Tahoe
3 Peaks Resort & Beach Club
Great for families
3 out of 5
931 Park Ave, South Lake Tahoe, CA
The price is $40 per night from Dec 1 to Dec 2
4.1/5Very Good! (1,715 reviews)
Families like: outdoor pool, close to beach, skiing nearby, bicycle rentals nearby
Travelers say...

"I liked the hot tub pools were open.The parking lot was bad really icy and slippery"…"

Reviewed on Nov 24, 2020

3 Peaks Resort & Beach Club
Bluelake Inn at Tahoe
Great for families
2 out of 5
944 Friday Avenue, South Lake Tahoe, CA
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The price is $48 per night from Nov 29 to Nov 30
4/5Very Good! (938 reviews)
Families like: outdoor pool, close to beach, skiing nearby, bicycle rentals nearby
Travelers say...

"This place was clean and roomy enough especially for the price. My only issue is none of the front desk people wore masks in the evening when I checked in our the morning when I checked out."…"

Reviewed on Nov 26, 2020

Bluelake Inn at Tahoe
Heavenly Inn
Great for families
2.5 out of 5
930 Park Ave, South Lake Tahoe, CA
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The price is $89 per night from Nov 30 to Dec 1
4/5Very Good! (291 reviews)
Families like: skiing nearby, bicycle rentals nearby
Travelers say...

"Easy to check in. Staff was friendly. Beds were comfortable and clean. Only complaint was that our room said it was non smoking but it smelled like cigarettes."…"

Reviewed on Nov 21, 2020

Heavenly Inn
Lake Tahoe Vacation Resort by Diamond Resorts
Great for families
3.5 out of 5
901 Ski Run Blvd, South Lake Tahoe, CA
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The price is $49 per night from Dec 1 to Dec 2
4/5Very Good! (1,984 reviews)
Families like: outdoor pool, kitchen, close to beach, skiing nearby
South Lake Tahoe

"Easy process & great accommodations"…"

Reviewed on Nov 6, 2020

Lake Tahoe Vacation Resort by Diamond Resorts
Lake Tahoe Resort Hotel
Great for families
3.5 out of 5
4130 Lake Tahoe Blvd, South Lake Tahoe, CA
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The price is $119 per night from Nov 29 to Nov 30
3.9/5Good! (3,309 reviews)
Families like: indoor pool, close to beach, skiing nearby, bicycle rentals nearby
Travelers say...

"I did not enjoy the breakfast. I liked the service and rooms."…"

Reviewed on Nov 24, 2020

Lake Tahoe Resort Hotel
Beach Retreat & Lodge at Tahoe
Great for families
3.5 out of 5
3411 Lake Tahoe Blvd, South Lake Tahoe, CA
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The price is $90 per night from Nov 29 to Nov 30
3.9/5Good! (987 reviews)
Families like: outdoor pool, on the beach, skiing nearby, bicycle rentals nearby
Travelers say...

"The staff was great. Our stay was for Sunday and Monday, which are typically slow days, and since they were able to they upgraded us to a lake view room. (For a small fee) The room was clean and the bed was quite comfortable. Our only very small issue with the room was that the refillable body wash ..."…"

Reviewed on Nov 4, 2020

Beach Retreat & Lodge at Tahoe
Forest Suites Resort at Heavenly Village
Great for families
3 out of 5
1 Lake Pkwy, South Lake Tahoe, CA
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The price is $99 per night from Nov 29 to Nov 30
3.7/5Good! (981 reviews)
Families like: outdoor pool, game room, close to beach, skiing nearby
Travelers say...

"Everything was perfect. Heater worked, boiler worked, parking was right under room. Resort is a block away from the heart of Tahoe."…"

Reviewed on Nov 23, 2020

Forest Suites Resort at Heavenly Village
Big Pines Mountain House
Great for families
2 out of 5
4083 Cedar Ave, South Lake Tahoe, CA
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The price is $52 per night from Dec 6 to Dec 7
3.4/5 (976 reviews)
Families like: outdoor pool, close to beach, skiing nearby
Travelers say...

"Due to covid, the pool and other amenities were non existent. Cleanliness wasnt the greatest but overall a good experience. I loved that it's so close to the main strip. Fire place was a glorified heater. For the price, you get what you pay for. I would stay there again"…"

Reviewed on Oct 19, 2020

Big Pines Mountain House
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Family Friendly Hotels with Indoor Pools

Lake Tahoe Resort Hotel
3.5 out of 5
4130 Lake Tahoe Blvd, South Lake Tahoe, CA
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The price is $119 per night from Nov 29 to Nov 30
3.9/5Good! (3,309 reviews)

"I did not enjoy the breakfast. I liked the service and rooms."…"

Reviewed on Nov 24, 2020

Lake Tahoe Resort Hotel
Lake Tahoe Vacation Resort by Diamond Resorts
3.5 out of 5
901 Ski Run Blvd, South Lake Tahoe, CA
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The price is $49 per night from Dec 1 to Dec 2
4/5Very Good! (1,984 reviews)
South Lake Tahoe

"Easy process & great accommodations"…"

Reviewed on Nov 6, 2020

Lake Tahoe Vacation Resort by Diamond Resorts
2077 Traverse Court
3 out of 5
2077 Traverse Court, South Lake Tahoe, CA
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2077 Traverse Court
2077 Traverse Court 2 Bedroom Home
3.5 out of 5
2077 Traverse Court, South Lake Tahoe, CA
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2077 Traverse Court 2 Bedroom Home
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Family friendly Hotels with Connecting Rooms

Beach Retreat & Lodge at Tahoe
3.5 out of 5
3411 Lake Tahoe Blvd, South Lake Tahoe, CA
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The price is $90 per night from Nov 29 to Nov 30
3.9/5Good! (987 reviews)

"The staff was great. Our stay was for Sunday and Monday, which are typically slow days, and since they were able to they upgraded us to a lake view room. (For a small fee) The room was clean and the bed was quite comfortable. Our only very small issue with the room was that the refillable body wash ..."…"

Reviewed on Nov 4, 2020

Beach Retreat & Lodge at Tahoe
Alpenrose Inn
3 out of 5
4074 Pine Blvd, South Lake Tahoe, CA
The price is $169 per night from Nov 29 to Nov 30
4.6/5Wonderful! (234 reviews)

"Property is well maintained, wrooms are clean, nice, and cozy. Walking distance to State line. Staff very friendly. Ice is in main office and provided to by Staff. No ice machine available for customer use."…"

Reviewed on Aug 25, 2020

Alpenrose Inn
Avalon Lodge
3 out of 5
4075 Manzanita Ave, South Lake Tahoe, CA
The price is $62 per night from Nov 29 to Nov 30
3.5/5Good! (711 reviews)

"Excellent location. Friendly staff. Room was cleaned and we got what we ask for"…"

Reviewed on Oct 26, 2020

Avalon Lodge
Basecamp South Lake Tahoe
3.5 out of 5
4143 Cedar Ave, South Lake Tahoe, CA
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The price is $71 per night from Dec 10 to Dec 11
4.2/5Excellent! (966 reviews)

"We highly enjoyed our stay and plan on coming back. The rooms are clean and decorated very well. Our tv didn’t work but we didn’t notice until late that night. The outdoor area with the beer garden connected is a huge plus for any group."…"

Reviewed on Oct 19, 2020

Basecamp South Lake Tahoe
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Where Should We Stay in South Lake Tahoe?

If you've been thinking about a vacation with your kids, South Lake Tahoe is a good choice. The beaches, camping sites, and entertainment are just some of the things that make this a good destination for family vacations. Take to the air and fly into Lake Tahoe, CA (TVL), which is the closest airport, or Truckee, CA (TKF-Truckee Tahoe), which is located 29 mi (46.7 km) from the city center. When you're thinking about where you should stay in South Lake Tahoe, you might want to consider one of the 150 kid-friendly hotels and other accommodations here.

Vacationing families have good things to say about these accommodations:

Basecamp South Lake Tahoe: Offers a restaurant, a nearby private beach, and free breakfast. Guests like the overall comfort and central location at this 2.5-star hotel.

Bluelake Inn at Tahoe - Offers an outdoor pool, free parking, and free breakfast. Guests like the overall comfort and central location at this 2-star motel.

Grand Residences by Marriott, Lake Tahoe - Features an outdoor pool, in-room kitchens, and laundry facilities. The overall comfort and central location make this 4-star condo popular with guests.

The Landing Resort & Spa - Offers an outdoor pool, a restaurant, and laundry facilities. Guests like the comfy beds and clean rooms at this 4.5-star resort.

When Should We Visit South Lake Tahoe?

You're probably hoping for good weather for your family trip. You can use these tips to plan when to pack up the kids and head to South Lake Tahoe.

  • Hottest months: August, July, September, and June, with an average temperature of 80°F
  • Coldest months: January, December, February, and November, with an average temperature of 17°F
  • Driest months: August, July, June, and September, with an average rainfall of 0.53 inches
  • Rainiest months: November, December, March, and January, with an average rainfall of 2.92 inches

What Should We See and Do in South Lake Tahoe?

While you and your family are vacationing in South Lake Tahoe, you might want to visit some family-friendly attractions such as Heavenly Ski Resort and Magic Carpet Golf. Make sure you have plenty of time to take in activities in the area like Kirkwood Mountain Resort and Stewart Indian School.

South Lake Tahoe is also known for its:
  • Skiing
  • Snowboarding
  • Mountain views
  • Beaches
  • Camping
  • Entertainment
  • Excursions

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