South Lake Tahoe Shopping Guide

By Tahoe Staff

South Lake Tahoe is a mecca for the day shopper, the marathon shopper and the casual browser alike. If you’re looking for some vacation knickknacks, South Lake Tahoe souvenir shops rival them all. Designer apparel to beachwear, cosmetics to wedding rings, South Lake Tahoe shopping covers all the bases.

Heavenly Village shops offer an upscale shopping community replete with mountain sports gear, home furnishings cabin-style, art, apparel and accessories. Take a break for a round of mini-golf or a few loops around the ice skating rink, grab a bite and head out for more shopping, maybe even finding the perfect Lake Tahoe-emblazoned hoodie you’ve secretly been pining away for.

Heading south on Lake Tahoe Boulevard will take you into prime Lake Tahoe gift shop territory as you cross the the state line into the city of South Lake Tahoe. You’ll find an incredible diversity of shopping options here in South Lake, from bike shops to vintage clothing, and with cooking stores, home furnishings and a few bead shops in between.

South Lake Tahoe shopping means finding great deals on off-season outdoor equipment, local designers and crafters selling home furnishings and pottery, and of course the quirky: those beautiful Tahoe stumps carved into mischievous bears and fish among other native fauna. You might even find a carved placard to hang above your doorway, The Smiths, adorned with pine cones and beach balls.

Take a chance and pull into that little parking lot; you have no idea what you’ll find, but we do, and that’s why we know you’ll love shopping South Lake Tahoe.