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 some great 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 with pieces every bit as beautiful but a tad out of the ordinary. The Benko Art Gallery carries works from artists who see things with a fresh eye and... 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. The 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. The Enchanted Florist... read more

Lake Tahoe Holidays

4000 Lake Tahoe Boulevard, 15A, South Lake Tahoe, CA
(530) 544-8684

Retail stores often limit one’s holiday-themed purchases to a few weeks preceding any given holiday. But not Lake Tahoe Holidays, because this little shop carries gifts and decorations for all sorts of holidays all year long. Not so very long ago, it was located in the island of the Village Center but has now moved to another unit along the west wing of the same... read more

Marcus Ashley Fine Art Gallery

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

The 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, the 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 artesian masters. The... 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. With something for everyone, from women to men and even babies and children, Sidestreet has a huge selection of clothing and accessories. The inventory includes clothing, shoes, handbags and jewelry from top names but also goes beyond the norm with furs in coats, gloves, scarves, vests and more. Family owned... read more

Talbot Photography

889 Tahoe Blvd., 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

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

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 photgraphic art of Michael Eadington. The images are vibrant and colorful shots of the Tahoe region, all the... 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

What a Girl Wants

1001 Heavenly Village Way #38, South Lake Tahoe, CA
(530) 541-3368

You can’t swing a cat in the eastern side of South Lake Tahoe without hitting a boutique. But there is one in the Heavenly Village that really stands out. What a Girl Wants is a specialty shop for women, carrying sleepwear, lingerie, swimwear and what they call aprés-ski and slopeside clothing. They also offer boots, shoes, lotions, candles and more, and they are very friendly,... read more

Wildwood Makers Market

989 Tallac Avenue, South Lake Tahoe, CA
(530) 541-0700

Tahoe folk tend to be a hands-on sort of people, whether by necessity or inclination. Wildwood DIY Boutique caters to this attribute, with handmade items as well as the resources to help customers make their own creations. You'll find gifts and crafts from independent artists in the shop, craft kits and a craft classroom. The shop gives classes on do-it-yourself projects, and you can even... read more

Winter Wonderland Ski Shop

3672 Verdon Lane, South Lake Tahoe, CA
(530) 544-7903

Winter Wonderland Ski Shop is one of the South Shore's venerable institutions, family owned and providing snow gear for winter sports enthusiasts for nearly 50 years. Just a stone's throw from Heavenly's California Base Lodge, Winter Wonderland has rentals, including helmets for all ages, as well as full-service tuning capabilities. The ski package is one of the best deals in town, and they even offer... read more