Lake Tahoe offers breathtaking views of the crystal clear lake, towering pine trees, and snow-capped mountains, earning it the title, “the most beautiful drive in America.” Part of the Pony Express Trail and home to the historic sacred grounds of the Washoe Indians, Lake Tahoe offers something for everyone year-round.
Driving the Byway
- Start the byway at the north end of Lake Tahoe in Crystal Bay on NV 28.
- Go south for 13.2 miles, where the byway merges with US 50.
- Continue going south on US 50 for 12 miles until you reach the town of Stateline, NV where the byway ends.
Length: 28.0 mi (45.1 km)
Time: Allow One hour to drive or a few hours to enjoy the byway.