Top 15 road trips from South Lake Tahoe

South Lake Tahoe to Sausalito
starting from South Lake Tahoe
1 hour → Placerville
50 minutes → Sacramento
56 minutes → Jelly Belly Factory
50 minutes → Sausalito





3.5 hours of driving
South Lake Tahoe to Napa
starting from South Lake Tahoe
1 hour → Placerville
40 minutes → Roseville
1.5 hours → Jelly Belly Factory
32 minutes → Yountville
14 minutes → Napa




4 hours of driving
South Lake Tahoe to San Francisco
starting from South Lake Tahoe
1 hour → Placerville
50 minutes → Sacramento
56 minutes → Jelly Belly Factory
52 minutes → Golden Gate Bridge
10 minutes → San Francisco




4 hours of driving
South Lake Tahoe to Santa Cruz
starting from South Lake Tahoe
1 hour → Placerville
50 minutes → Sacramento
1 hour → Morimoto
43 minutes → Berkeley
52 minutes → Palo Alto
47 minutes → Santa Cruz



5.5 hours of driving
South Lake Tahoe to Monterey
starting from South Lake Tahoe
1 hour → Placerville
50 minutes → Sacramento
56 minutes → Jelly Belly Factory
42 minutes → Berkeley
52 minutes → Palo Alto
1 hour → Salinas
27 minutes → Monterey


6 hours of driving
South Lake Tahoe to Carmel
starting from South Lake Tahoe
1 hour → Placerville
50 minutes → Sacramento
56 minutes → Jelly Belly Factory
42 minutes → Berkeley
46 minutes → Livermore
1.5 hours → Salinas
31 minutes → Carmel


6.5 hours of driving
South Lake Tahoe to Carmel By the Sea
starting from South Lake Tahoe
2 hours → Folsom
1.5 hours → Jelly Belly Factory
42 minutes → Berkeley
60 minutes → Mountain View
1.5 hours → Salinas
31 minutes → Carmel By the Sea



6.5 hours of driving
South Lake Tahoe to San Luis Obispo
starting from South Lake Tahoe
1 hour → Placerville
50 minutes → Sacramento
51 minutes → Stockton
1.5 hours → Pea Soup Andersen's
1.5 hours → Harris Ranch Inn & Restaurant
1 hour → Paso Robles
28 minutes → San Luis Obispo


7.5 hours of driving
South Lake Tahoe to Las Vegas
starting from South Lake Tahoe
1 hour → Yerington
1 hour → Hawthorne
1.5 hours → Tonopah
2 hours → Beatty
2 hours → Fort Apache
24 minutes → Las Vegas



8 hours of driving
South Lake Tahoe to Big Sur
starting from South Lake Tahoe
1 hour → Placerville
50 minutes → Sacramento
1 hour → Morimoto
51 minutes → Oakland
50 minutes → San Jose
1.5 hours → Monterey
1 hour → King City
45 minutes → Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park
21 minutes → Big Sur
8.5 hours of driving
South Lake Tahoe to Santa Monica
starting from South Lake Tahoe
2 hours → Mono Lake
1 hour → Bishop
1 hour → Whitney Portal
2 hours → Red Rock Canyon State Park
1.5 hours → Six Flags Magic Mountain
43 minutes → Santa Monica



8.5 hours of driving
South Lake Tahoe to Los Angeles
starting from South Lake Tahoe
2 hours → Mono Lake
1 hour → Bishop
1 hour → Whitney Portal
2 hours → Red Rock Canyon State Park
1.5 hours → Six Flags Magic Mountain
49 minutes → Los Angeles



8.5 hours of driving
South Lake Tahoe to Santa Barbara
starting from South Lake Tahoe
1 hour → Placerville
50 minutes → Sacramento
51 minutes → Stockton
1.5 hours → Pea Soup Andersen's
1.5 hours → Harris Ranch Inn & Restaurant
1.5 hours → San Luis Obispo
1.5 hours → Santa Barbara


9 hours of driving
South Lake Tahoe to Venice Beach
starting from South Lake Tahoe
1 hour → Placerville
50 minutes → Sacramento
51 minutes → Stockton
1.5 hours → Pea Soup Andersen's
1.5 hours → Harris Ranch Inn & Restaurant
2 hours → Bakersfield
1.5 hours → Six Flags Magic Mountain
46 minutes → Venice Beach

10 hours of driving
South Lake Tahoe to Manhattan Beach
starting from South Lake Tahoe
2 hours → Folsom
1 hour → Stockton
1.5 hours → Pea Soup Andersen's
1.5 hours → Harris Ranch Inn & Restaurant
1.5 hours → Buttonwillow
2 hours → Burbank
50 minutes → Manhattan Beach


10.5 hours of driving

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