South Lake Tahoe Shopping

Can you hear those happy sounds coming from your wallet? South Lake Tahoe shopping adds to all the great fun to be had in this town at the south end of the lake.

You women — and, yes, you do make up the majority of the athletes in this sport of shopping — can clothe your inner cowgirl, step into the trendiest dress ever, try out new perfumes, adorn yourself with new jewelry or cozy up to some alpaca footies. Multi-sport athletes (you know, those who shop, ski and SUP) can choose from so many options of South Lake Tahoe stores that are great for buying new winter equipment and clothes or summer bikinis and sunscreen for themselves or others. 

Other opportunities for South Lake Tahoe shopping exist in the form of kid-centered stores, places to buy chocolate or distilled liquor or cigars, used books and records and a business that sells products for daring and playful adults. Hmmm, somehow all those things seem to group together pretty well ... oh, wait, except for the kid stores. South Lake Tahoe shoppers must really love their animals too, because there are several stores that speak dog and cat very well. 

South Lake Tahoe Shopping: Fun to Fine

On the finer side, shops in South Lake Tahoe are well represented with art galleries including several local photography studios that will blow you away. And, on a realm that resonates with great energy, you’ll find places to buy yoga clothes, meditation supplies, lotions and massage oils and spiritual books. And, shoot, if all you want is a hammer, some deodorant, to have your toenails painted or to purchase new tires, there’s a South Lake Tahoe shop for that too.

South Lake Tahoe Shopping by Category and Location

Benko Art Gallery

3979 Lake Tahoe Boulevard #2, South Lake Tahoe, CA
(530) 600-3264

There are many art galleries at Tahoe where visitors can find beautiful images of the scenic landscape. But now there is a gallery with a bit more of a contemporary edge in South Lake Tahoe; its pieces are every bit as beautiful but a tad out of the ordinary. Benko Art Gallery carries works from artists who see things with a fresh eye and convey... read more

There are many art galleries at Tahoe where visitors can find beautiful images of the... read more

Cork & More

1032 Al Tahoe Boulevard, South Lake Tahoe, CA
(530) 544-5253

A few select businesses establish themselves to the point that you can't imagine what it would be like if they were to close up shop. The Cork & More, a Tahoe institution for nearly 40 years, is one of those places. Smack-dab in the middle of the South Shore community, it has been described as "a Napa-style market," and that term goes a long way... read more

A few select businesses establish themselves to the point that you can't imagine what it... read more

Enchanted Florist

1079 Emerald Bay Road, South Lake Tahoe, CA
(530) 544-6840

Tahoe is a magnet for weddings, and with weddings come flowers. Enchanted Florist in South Lake Tahoe is a specialist in providing floral arrangements for weddings as well as for every other special event at which flowers are appropriate. You can check in with them by phone or better yet make an appointment to stop in and chat with a designer. Enchanted Florist can work... read more

Tahoe is a magnet for weddings, and with weddings come flowers. Enchanted Florist in South... read more

Gaia-Licious Boutique

987 Tallac Avenue, South Lake Tahoe, CA
(530) 542-4244

Coming up on a decade at Tahoe, GaiaLicious Boutique carries products for the globally minded: clothing, jewelry and accessories, books, music, candles, lotions and massage oils. GaiaLicious is also your go-to shop for yoga and meditation items. Much of the inventory is fair trade and eco-friendly as well.

J Boutique

Harrah's Lake Tahoe
15 U.S. Highway 50, Stateline, NV
(775) 586-9333

The little shops inside some resort casinos are often little more than place holders. Not so with J Boutique inside Harrah’s. This is a worthwhile destination for women’s clothing and accessories, and the look and feel of the shop is as if you're exploring someone's amazing closet. They carry a wide range to meet any budget, and the offerings include everything from tops, jeans and... read more

The little shops inside some resort casinos are often little more than place holders. Not... read more

Marcus Ashley Fine Art Gallery

4000 Lake Tahoe Boulevard, Suite 23, South Lake Tahoe, CA
(530) 544-4278

Marcus Ashley Fine Art Gallery is a huge stage of representation of all that fine art encompasses. From paintings to sculptures, from limited-edition prints to glass and metal art, Marcus Ashley Fine Art Gallery is 4,000 square feet of artistic talent. The gallery represents many internationally loved artists such as Dr. Seuss and Michelangelo as well as lesser known artisan masters. It also carries beautiful... read more

Marcus Ashley Fine Art Gallery is a huge stage of representation of all that fine... read more

Sidestreet Boutique

4000 Lake Tahoe Boulevard, #19, South Lake Tahoe, CA
(530) 544-3315

Sidestreet Boutique is the king of the hill when it comes to South Tahoe shops. It is located at what used to be known as the Crescent V shopping center, now the Village Center. With something for everyone, from women to men and even babies and children, Sidestreet has a huge selection of clothing, shoes, handbags, jewelry and accessories from top names and also goes... read more

Sidestreet Boutique is the king of the hill when it comes to South Tahoe shops.... read more

South Shore Bikes

871 Emerald Bay Road, South Lake Tahoe, CA
(530) 544-7433

For bike sales, rentals and repairs, South Shore Bikes is a few blocks up Emerald Bay Road from the Y and is near the bike path leading out toward Camp Richardson. They offer quite a large fleet of quality bikes of all types and have a knowledgeable staff for expert repairs and tune-ups. They've been around for quite a while, and the owner has some... read more

For bike sales, rentals and repairs, South Shore Bikes is a few blocks up Emerald... read more

Talbot Photography

889 Tahoe Boulevard, Suite C, Incline Village, NV
(775) 832-7054

It’s near impossible to spend any amount of time in the Lake Tahoe region without encountering the photography of Chris Talbot. His images of the lake and its surrounding natural beauty may be found on the walls of hotels (including a large exhibit at the Hyatt Lake Tahoe), restaurants, offices, homes and in gift shops throughout the basin. Besides Tahoe, he’s also spent much of... read more

It’s near impossible to spend any amount of time in the Lake Tahoe region without... read more

Teaz -n- Pleaz

2639 Lake Tahoe Boulevard, South Lake Tahoe, CA
(530) 544-8329

Forget Virginia, it's Tahoe that's for lovers. And the South Shore has a shop to help you get in the mood with lingerie, men's wear, novelties and bachelor/bachelorette party supplies. Teaz -n- Pleaz, with locations also in Monterey and Fair Oaks, has a selection of everything you would think of (and some you wouldn't) for a fun and intimate getaway to Tahoe. They also pride... read more

Forget Virginia, it's Tahoe that's for lovers. And the South Shore has a shop to... read more

The Eadington Gallery

4125 Lake Tahoe Boulevard, South Lake Tahoe, CA
(530) 578-0175
589 North Lake Boulevard, Tahoe City, CA
(530) 583-9000

Lake Tahoe is considered to be one of the most beautiful places on the planet. So it is only fitting that there are professional photographers who take advantage of the gorgeous scenery to showcase their talented eye. This is the case with Eadington Gallery that features the photographic art of Michael Eadington. The vibrant and colorful shots of the Tahoe region are striking with their... read more

Lake Tahoe is considered to be one of the most beautiful places on the planet.... read more

Toy Maniacs

2180 Lake Tahoe Boulevard, #3, South Lake Tahoe, CA
(530) 544-2696

For specialty hobby gear and toys, Toy Maniacs is the first place to check on the South Shore. A family-owned business with a long history in the industry, they have a nice range of products you aren't likely to find anyplace else in the Tahoe Basin, from collectible toys to models to radio-controlled planes and cars and other vehicles. And more than that, they really... read more

For specialty hobby gear and toys, Toy Maniacs is the first place to check on... read more