Fallen Leaf Lake is a mountain lake near Lake Tahoe on the eastern border of California. Near the iconic and beautiful Lake Tahoe, Fallen Leaf Lake offers visitors numerous opportunities for outdoor exploration in the rugged Sierra Nevada mountains. Fallen Leaf Lake sits in the shadow of Mt. Tallac, one of the tallest mountains in the Tahoe basin. In the winter, visitors have numerous opportunities to enjoy some of the West Coast’s finest skiing and snowboarding. This naturally beautiful destination is a must-visit on your Northern California vacation!
Bring a trailer—or a tent if you’re looking for a more rustic escape—and spend a night camping at Fallen Leaf Lake campground. From mid-May to October, enjoy the fresh scent of cedar and pine trees. Some sites are even adjacent to wildflowers! Fallen Leaf Lake is a great destination for swimming in the warmer months, and visitors can bring kayaks and canoes to explore the clear water and mountain vistas. The south shore of Lake Tahoe is a very short drive away, providing many opportunities for boating, swimming, and relaxing on the sandy shores. Emerald Bay is offers a stunning viewpoint of Lake Tahoe, and is also the starting point of a short hike to a historical castle called Vikingsholm. In the winter, go skiing at Heavenly for a surreal day on the mountains. There are many challenging slopes at this massive ski resort, but beginners can find easy runs and lessons for all ages. At the base of the ski resort, there are many fun shops and restaurants.
Reno, “the Biggest Little City in the World,” is an hour and a half from Fallen Leaf Lake. There are many casinos here, including family-friendly Circus Circus. In addition to gambling, these casinos also offer restaurants and nightly entertainment. Tahoe City is about an hour away, offering many opportunities for skiing and sledding. In the warmer months, try taking a guided boat tour on a sailboat or a fun dinner cruise! For beautiful views, try the moderately difficult hike to Inspiration Point Vista. Nearby, Olympic Valley pays homage to the Winter Olympics that took place there in 1960. Go skiing at Squaw Valley Ski Area, or relax at the Spa at Squaw Creek.
There are nearly 4,000 vacation rentals near Fallen Leaf Lake. Use Tripping.com to find the perfect property for your mountain vacation. The interactive map feature makes it easy to discover the rental that will best meet your needs. Choose from luxurious lakeside villas on the south shore of Lake Tahoe, cozy cabins in the tiny town of Strawberry, and rustic lodging on the edge of El Dorado National Forest. Some vacation homes, with a many bedrooms, hot tubs, and other luxury amenities, are ideal for bachelor or bachelorette parties. The filter tool will help you find a property that’s tailored to your vacation’s specific needs. Let Tripping take the stress out of planning your Fallen Leaf Lake vacation!
Reno-Tahoe International Airport is the closest major airport for those arriving by plane, only about 60 miles from Fallen Leaf Lake. Car rentals are available at the airport. If you’re driving to Fallen Leaf Lake, take Highway 50, a major east-west airport running through California and Nevada. In the summer months, bike rentals are available to explore the area. Additionally, some of the most beautiful destinations can be reached by hiking.
Looking for a vacation rental in Fallen Leaf Lake? Tripping.com has 912 vacation rental homes available in Fallen Leaf Lake. You'll find 7 studios, 342 1-bedroom, 116 2-bedroom and 447 rentals with 3 or more bedrooms ranging from $40 a night. For extra convenience, many of these vacation homes can be booked directly online.
The average price of a nightly rental in Fallen Leaf Lake is $339 while the average price of a weekly rental is $5183. For those looking for more than a short term rental such as corporate rentals, extended stays or long term rentals, the average monthly price of a Fallen Leaf Lake home is $21107.
Wondering if you can bring your dog or cat along with you? There are 159 pet-friendly vacation rentals available in Fallen Leaf Lake. In addition to accommodating pets, Fallen Leaf Lake rentals offer a variety of amenities. In particular, 798 rentals have Internet and WiFi, 745 have TV and/or cable and 125 have a pool or hot tub.Search properties from 10 vacation rental sites in Fallen Leaf Lake where the top providers in that area are HomeAway, Expedia, and Booking.com. There are 337 HomeAway rentals, 269 Expedia short term rentals and 101 Booking.com vacation rentals.