5 Lake Tahoe Campgrounds to Consider for Summer 2014

With bright blue water surrounded by sandy beaches and tall mountains, Lake Tahoe is a beautiful place to spend your summer days enjoying the scenery. Campgrounds are set in the surrounding mountains and across the long shore of the lake, on both the California side and Nevada side.

Meeks Bay Resort

Meeks Bay Resort

If you plan to go for beach camping you should try Meeks Bay Resort. Located on the West shore California, the resort offers a quiet bay with white sand beaches for campers, RV and tent sites, which should be booked in advances, as the camping season is really crowded. Cabins are also available. Among the activities you can enjoy at Meeks Bay there is kayaking and paddle-boating at the near-by marina.

Zephyr Cove RV Park

Zephyr Cove RV Park

On the Nevada side of Lake Tahoe you can find a great mix of lovely beaches and full-service marina at the Zephyr Cove RV Park. RV sites are fully equipped to offer you all the comfort, from heated floors in the showers to Wi-Fi connection. Sites 178 and 179 are the most spacious ones and offer easy access to the forest nearby. You can watch the sunset aboard a catamaran with a glass of fizzy champagne in your hand.

Sugar Pine Point State Park

Sugar Pine Point State Park

Amateur cyclist will find Sugar Pine Point State Park the perfect site for camping and cycling on the many dedicated roads around the forest. Paved bike trails and mountain bike trails are great ways to disconnect from daily rush and enjoy the natural rhythm of life. The lake shore at Edwin Z’berg Natural Preserve is just a throw of a stick away, so make sure you include it in your evening biking session.

Sand Harbor

Sand Harbor

On the Easter shore of Lake Tahoe, in Nevada, you can enjoy a not-to-be-refused mix of turquoise waters, sandy beaches and rocky coves, which make Sand Harbor a popular destination for day camping. This is the place fit for families as there are swallow waters and lot of trails, picnic areas and a local marina which offers boats for rent and kayaks. This is also the place to enjoy a cultural evening because the annual Shakespeare Festival takes place at Sand Harbor and concerts are being held bi-weekly.

Camp Richardson

Camp Richardson

Another perfect family destination is Camp Richardson, located on the Californian side of the lake. RV and site tents are close to the shore and the area is full of bike trails which wonder in the nearby woods. Boat rentals are waiting for you at the marina and the ice cream parlor awaits your kids with delicious items.

Pick the campground which best fits your desires, make an early booking and dream of a relaxing summer camping getaway.

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