Lake Tahoe - Eastshore Drive

Department of Transportation.

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.


Getting to the Byway:

Reno, NV
* Take US-395 to the Hwy 431 exit. * Go southwest to Incline Village to the junction of Hwy 431 and Hwy 28. * Turn left and follow Hwy 28/Tahoe Blvd. along the east shore.

Sacramento, CA
* Take I-80 northeast to Truckee, CA. * Get on CA-267 and go southeast to Kings Beach, CA. * Take CA-28 to Nevada. * Follow NV-28 toward Incline Village where the byway begins.

Navigating 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.

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