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South Lake Tahoe Travel Guide  

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Info about South Lake Tahoe

43 km2
1901 m

South Lake Tahoe, which lies in the Sierra Nevada Mountains and on the southern shore of the Tahoe Lake, is a city in El Dorado County. The population of South Lake Tahoe was 23,609 as per the 2000 census. The eastern end of the city is geared mainly towards tourism with restaurants, T-shirt shops, the Heavenly Ski Resort and hotels. The city has a total area of about 16.5 square miles according to the United Sates Census Bureau, of which, 6.4 miles is water and 10.1 square miles is land. As of the 2000 census, there were 5,391 families, 9,410 households and 23,609 people. The population density is about 2,347.5 people per square mile. The racial makeup of South Lake Tahoe was 75.73%25 White, 0.97%25 Native American, 0.75%25 Black or African American, 0.17%25 Pacific Islander, 6.01%25 Asian, 3.90%25 from two or more races and 12.48%25 from other races. The median income for a family is about &40,572 and for a household in the city was $34,707.

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Ankita Dhage
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Overall Guide : South Lake Tahoe is a very popular town the province of El Dorado in, California, United States. It lies on the Sierra Nevada Mountains. The east end of this city is a tourist hub, shops, eating joints, resorts, casinos etc.... more are mainly found this side of the town. Lake Tahoe is America’s All Year playing field, there are lots to do for all aged group in this lake, whether being any time of the year. Recreational activities of this city include hiking, bike ride, camping, and swimming pool. There are major events and cultural activities also hosted by this city. The city’s historical museums, art center is a must watch during a visit. The Valhalla’s Art, Music and Theatre Festival is hosted once in every year, this fests offers from fairs to theaters to music. South Lake Tahoe is a beautiful wedding and honeymoon site. There are lot of shopping malls which includes all the needy stuffs, The food is of all kind and types, catering all the cultures.
Not to be missed Heavenly Mountain Resort , Emerald Bay State Park , Fallen Leaf Lake
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