Known as one of the region’s most popular nature-based attractions, Donner Lake will excite those with a passion for the outdoors.
Tahoe City, where it is located, sits 85 miles (137 kilometers) from the state capital, Sacramento.
There's a nice variety of hotels that are an easy commute away from Donner Lake. You can take your pick from 6 candidates, all within 2 miles (3 kilometers) of the site. The Granlibakken Tahoe and the Pepper Tree Inn are well-liked places, found 1 mile (2 kilometers) and 0.1 miles (0.2 kilometers) away, respectively.
You'll sleep tighter than your budget at the Tahoe City Inn. You can find it 0.06 miles (0.10 kilometers) away.
Are you a traveler who has luxurious tastes? If so, you can find a couple of first-class establishments situated a quick drive away. The Resort at Squaw Creek - Destination Hotels & Resorts and Cedar Crest Cottages are recommended.
Once you've wrapped things up at Donner Lake, take a short walk to Syd's Bagelery & Espresso for a light meal, a cup of coffee or a cold beverage. If it's a hearty lunch or dinner you're looking for, try MOUNTAIN SLICE cafe and creamery, a nearby establishment that's much-loved by locals and wanderers alike. Discover a new side of the area and enjoy a wine or beer at Jake's On the Lake, also just an easy walk away.