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Kayaking Lake Tahoe

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Kayaking Lake Tahoe

We own our own kayaks. We would like to do a lodge to lodge kayak trip. We need suggestions of accommodations we could kayak to stay a night and then go to the next. We are beginners to intermediate paddlers and can do no more than about 7 to 10 miles per day. We would also like to know about transportation as we would need to get back to our vehicle to load up of kayaks. Please help.

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1. Re: Kayaking Lake Tahoe

I have no idea but I'm intrigued. You plan on having all your luggage in your kayak as you paddle from place to place? Presents an interesting mental image. (I recall paddling about in So Lake Tahoe and capsizing. Took us forever to dry out the solenoid to unlock the car door. And that was just an afternoon trip.)

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2. Re: Kayaking Lake Tahoe

We would pack a small bag for each place we intend to stay and drop it off before we shove off.

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3. Re: Kayaking Lake Tahoe

If you are renting kayaks, talk to the outfitter for suggestions. If bringing your own, you will have to do your own research. I'm not sure what happened to suzie-travels but she used to be able to answer questions like this.

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4. Re: Kayaking Lake Tahoe

I am thinking of Lake Tahoe and not sure that it lends itself to a lodge to lodge kayak tour.

It just doesn't seem to "fit" with the lake and the lodgings.

I see you are from "Cottonwood". Are you familiar with California and Lake Tahoe specifically?

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5. Re: Kayaking Lake Tahoe

There are not a lot of lodges that are lake front at Lake Tahoe. Mostly private homes or Government Land. We stay at the Hyatt in Incline Village, and rent kayaks from their beach, but I don't know where you would drag your kayak to store safely at night.

You might take a look at Ferrari's Crown Resort Motel in King's Beach. You could kayak off their beach, maybe paddle over to Sand Harbor, other areas and back at night.

http://www.tahoecrown.com/lake-front-lodging

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6. Re: Kayaking Lake Tahoe

This is a new type of question. You should be able to find lodging close enough to the lake where you can spend the night and kayak to the next hotel, but the transportation of your kayaks is a problem. I am thinking that you can kayak to your lodging and then use public transportation to pick up your car and luggage.

Blue Go for South Lake Tahoe http://www.tahoetransportation.org/southtahoe

Lake Tahoe Transit for North Lake Tahoe http://www.laketahoetransit.com/home

Yes- what happened to Suzie?

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