A Tahoe Vacation: How to Choose Your Lake Tahoe Cabin

When you search Tahoe cabin rentals in Google you get 209,000 results. Out of thousands of rentals, how do you know which is best for your trip? From amenities to views and privacy, we break it down so you can choose the best Lake Tahoe cabin for your cabin camping vacation.

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The Best Places to Stay

With plenty of nearby trails, local restaurants and places to explore, Tahoe is an amazing vacation spot for families, couples and groups of friends alike. Some of the most popular areas are Carnelian Bay for vacationing families, South Shore for long, crazy nights, and West Shore for a rustic mountain experience. Other popular areas include Tahoe City and Kings Beach.

Rental Price Ranges

A Lake Tahoe cabin is affordable for nearly everyone, with many places starting as low as $70 a night for a studio. The higher end, $2,500 a night, pays for a large cabin, sleeping 18. Still, price will depend upon a variety of factors including location, size, and amenities.

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Proximity to Activities

The beauty of Lake Tahoe is that you can visit in the winter and summer, enjoying the best of what each season has to offer. When determining what cabin rental to choose, consider what activities are close by. Enjoy water sports, hiking trails and golfing on your summer trip and rent a ski-in-ski-out for your winter trip.

Avoid the Crowds

Lake Tahoe is a popular vacation spot, so if you're want to avoid the crowds rent a cabin in the woods. Look for rental details such as private beach access, private dock and minimal neighbors. Many of these cabins are just a short walk from the main area of town, so you can still get in and out easily.

Included Amenities

A Lake Tahoe cabin isn't complete without some of the best amenities. Ask about a private hot tub, fireplace—gas or wood—T.V., patios, pool table, beach access and bed options—bunk beds, single, queen or king.

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