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Lake Tahoe & Yosemite help

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Lake Tahoe & Yosemite help

We are a family of 4 - kids are 8 and 12 - who are planning a trip from July 9th - 18th to visit Yosemite and Lake Tahoe. We have just started planning. Can anyone give advice on things like:

1) Should we fly into Fresno and out of Reno or vise versa or should we fly into sacremento?

2) Given that we have 8 days of vacation, not counting 2 days for travel, how should we divi up our vacation between the 2 areas. Route suggestions?

3) We love scenery - hiking and boating, rafting, canoeing etc

4) We are not campers and would like to stay in nice places and/or rent a house on the lake or maybe a bed and breakfast?

5) We have a pretty generous budget (I think) - what should we do and what are the not to miss items?

Any help would be greatly appreciated.

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1. Re: Lake Tahoe & Yosemite help

I love the Reno airport, we fly in/out of there a couple times a year. So easy to get your luggage, walk across the street, pick up your rental car, and be on the freeway in a few blocks.

We will be there for a week over July 4th at the Hyatt High Sierra. Time to make your reservations, July is a popular time.

Check out the Hyatt Resort in Incline Village. They have lakefront property and a great swimming pool and spa. A water activity desk where you can rent kayaks or boats is very convenient. Also they have a Catamaran for two hour rides.


They have 2 bedroom lake cottages if you have a generous budget. A couple miles away is Sand Harbor, an excellent place for lake swimming, too and picnic area.

They have rafting in Tahoe City.

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