Don’t go to Lake Tahoe in 2023, major travel guide says

Sam Whiting | San Francisco Chronicle
November 13, 2022

A week before Tahoe resorts opened for the winter and invited skiers and boarders up to enjoy an unexpected early season snowfall, Fodor’s Travel came out with its own recommendation: Don’t go.

The entire Tahoe basin made the international travel guide’s inglorious “No List 2023,” as a place to avoid for its own good.

“Lake Tahoe has a people problem,” noted the guide. “Amid the pandemic and the great migration, there was an influx of people moving to the mountains, as well as people with second homes in the area coming to live in Tahoe permanently. And it’s caused traffic along the lake to crawl, as well as kept trails and beaches packed.”

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