The south shore area, on the other hand, is much more pulsating and appropriate for a high energy environment, mass market hotel/motel accommodations, glitz and the other commodity Nevada is famous for, gambling.
The lit-up casinos and resorts can be seen for miles around at night, a good indicator that one has crossed the state line.
Romantic and idyllic times to visit Lake Tahoe is around early June, and September to mid October.
Weekdays during the summer season is a busy day for lake Tahoe, but wait for the summer weekends, where it gets unbearably busy, which is not surprising since over 30 million people live within a 350 mile radius of Lake Tahoe.
Take a day to circle the lake by car, but it would take 3 days to find suitable areas to relax, get active outdoors and getting a taste of the varied dining and entertainment choices.
For the romantic, the North Shore side of Lake Tahoe is also known as the quiet side.
On then north shore you find some attractive little towns with some fine heritage buildings, quaint little roadside taverns, and accommodation in like cvbacation rentals and standard hotels.
Most of those hotels found here include romantic studio cabins for a very relaxing Lake Tahoe vacation.
The north shore around Homewood and Tahoe City, as well as Truckee, has an old west feel and some neat little shops and restaurants.
Truckee also has some scenic views at the Donner Summit Bridge, where in the winter you’ll find skiing with fewer crowds to deal compared to resorts.
If one is also looking for good vacation camping spots, you’ll find them along the lake’s west shore.
So pack up those bags with your loved one and take a romantic Lake Tahoe vacation.