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Dollar-Point is a very desirable neighborhood located on Lake Tahoe's north shore, just three miles east of Tahoe City. The residents of Dollar Point enjoy a private lakefront beach and pier, and recreational activities in the Dollar Point area include boating and fishing, mountain biking, hiking, horseback riding, jet skiing, parasailing, tennis and golf. A full-service marina is located in nearby Tahoe City and has fishing boat charters, ski boat rentals and lessons, power and sailboat sales and services. For winter sports enthusiasts, Dollar Point is just twenty minutes to some of the world's major ski resorts, like Squaw Valley and Alpine Meadows. Every type of winter sport imaginable is here, downhill and cross-country skiing, sledding, snowboarding, tubing, ice- skating and snowmobiling. There is no better place for wintertime fun than among the snow-covered peaks surrounding beautiful Lake Tahoe. The peaceful, serene community of Dollar Point is just 30 minutes to the excitement of the casinos and shows at South Lake Tahoe, and Reno is approximately a 45-minute drive away. Neighboring Tahoe City offers convenient shopping and services, as well as lots of dining options. If you're looking for a quiet vacation spot in the Lake Tahoe area, Dollar Point is a prime choice.

Surrounding areas: Tahoe City, California (2.4 mi), Carnelian Bay, California (2.9 mi), Cedar Flat, California (3.3 mi), Tahoe Park, California (4.4 mi), Tahoe Vista, California (4.4 mi), Agate Bay, California (4.5 mi), Northstar, California (4.5 mi)

Dollar Point Vacation Rentals




Dollar Point Hotels and Resorts

 
Hotels & Motels
Lake Of The Sky Motor Inn955 N LK BlvdTahoe City, CA2.4 mi.(916) 583-3305
Tahoe City Travelodge455 N LK BlvdTahoe City, CA2.4 mi.(916) 583-3766
Zelmar Lakeview LodgeN LK Blvd & Carnelian Bay RdCarnelian Bay, CA2.9 mi.(530) 546-3133
Sunnyside Resort1850 W Lake BlvdTahoe City, CA4.1 mi.(530) 583-7200
Cal Neva Lodge Resort Hotel Spa & Casino2 Stateline RdCrystal Bay, NV5.8 mi.(775) 832-4000
Resort At Squaw Creek400 Squaw Creek RdOlympic Valley, CA6.0 mi.(530) 583-6300
Plumpjack Squaw Valley Inn1920 Squaw Vly RdOlympic Valley, CA6.4 mi.(530) 583-1576
Hyatt Regency Lake Tahoe111 Country ClubIncline Village, NV8.1 mi.(775) 832-1243
Inn At Incline Condominiums1003 LK BlueIncline Village, NV8.1 mi.(775) 831-1052
Tahoe Lake Cottages7030 West LK BlvdTahoma, CA8.5 mi.(916) 525-4411
Best Western Truckee Tahoe Inn11331 Hwy 267Truckee, CA10.7 mi.(800) 824-6385
Hampton Inn & Suites Tahoe/Truckee11951 State Hwy #267Truckee, CA10.7 mi.(530) 587-1197
Holiday Inn Express10527 Cold STRM RdTruckee, CA10.7 mi.(530) 582-1073
Best Western Trailside Inn343 N MainAlturas, CA10.8 mi.(530) 233-4111
Truckee Super 8 Lodge11506 Deerfield DrTruckee, CA11.0 mi.(530) 587-8888
Loch Leven Lodge13855 Donner Pass RdTruckee, CA12.8 mi.(530) 587-3773
Holiday Inn Express Carson City4055 N Carson StCarson City, NV17.3 mi.(775) 283-4055
Days Inn3103 N Carson StCarson City, NV17.6 mi.(775) 883-3343
Rodeway Inn4127 Pine BlvdSouth Lake Tahoe, CA17.7 mi.(530) 541-7150
Best Western Trailside Inn1300 North Carson StCarson City, NV17.8 mi.(775) 883-7300
Carson Motor Lodge1421 N CarsonCarson City, NV17.8 mi.(775) 882-3572
Park Inn Hardman House917 N Carson StCarson City, NV17.8 mi.(775) 882-7744
Caesar's Tahoe55 Hwy 50Stateline, NV17.8 mi.(775) 588-3515
Harrah's Tahoe Hotel & CasinoHwy 50 & Stateline Pobox 8Stateline, NV17.8 mi.(775) 588-6611
Harveys Resort & CasinoStateline, NV17.8 mi.(775) 588-2411
Lake Tahoe Horizon Casino ResortHwy 50Stateline, NV17.8 mi.(775) 588-6211
Lake Tahoe Horizon Casino/reso50 Hwy 50Stateline, NV17.8 mi.(775) 588-6211
Ridge ResortsStateline, NV17.8 mi.(775) 588-3553
El Dorado Motel4139 Lake TahoeSouth Lake Tahoe, CA17.9 mi.(415) 731-7793
Carson Station Hotel Casino900 S Carson StCarson City, NV17.9 mi.(775) 883-0900
Hampton Inn And Suites10 Hospitality WayCarson City, NV17.9 mi.(775) 885-8800
Marriott Vacation Club Timber Lodge4100 Lake Tahoe BlvdSouth Lake Tahoe, CA18.0 mi.(530) 542-6600
Carson City Super 82829 S Carson StCarson City, NV18.0 mi.(775) 883-7800
Motel 62749 S Carson StCarson City, NV18.0 mi.(775) 885-7710
Marriott Vacation Club Grand Residence Lake Tahoe1001 Park AveSouth Lake Tahoe, CA18.1 mi.(530) 542-8400
Casino Area Travelodge4003 Lk Tahoe BlvdSouth Lake Tahoe, CA18.7 mi.(530) 541-5000
Days Inn3530 Lk Tahoe BlvdSouth Lake Tahoe, CA18.7 mi.(530) 544-3445
Embassy Suites Hotel Lake Tahoe Resort4130 Lk Tahoe BlvdSouth Lake Tahoe, CA18.7 mi.(530) 544-5400
Forest Inn SuitesOne LK PkwySouth Lake Tahoe, CA18.7 mi.(916) 541-6655
Holiday Inn Express3961 LK Tahoe BlvdSouth Lake Tahoe, CA18.7 mi.(800) 544-5900

Dollar Point Weather & Climate

The Sierra Nevada Mountains of California, just west of the Nevada state line has an alpine mountain climate. This high mountain region is known as one of the chilliest spots in the country, which comes as a big surprise to many that visit California. Nestled between the Sierra Nevada peaks, the towns of Truckee and Graeagle, and the Donner Lake region, often gets an inversion, whereby cold air is trapped overnight, thus the reason for the extreme cold temperatures in the very early morning hours - even in summertime. As the sun comes up, the temperature begins to rise and daytime highs are usually quite pleasant. Large amounts of snow are received in the higher elevations of the Sierras - up to 40 feet. Rain is possible any month of the year, although most occurs October through April. Mountain weather conditions can change quickly, and rain in the lower elevations can mean snow, sleet or ice in the higher elevations.

     Month       High Temp   Low Temp   Rainfall   Ocean Temp 
January 40°F 20°F 6.01 in. -
February 42°F 21°F 5.71 in. -
March 45°F 24°F 4.57 in. -
April 51°F 27°F 1.82 in. -
May 60°F 33°F 1.21 in. -
June 69°F 39°F 0.77 in. -
July 77°F 44°F 0.33 in. -
August 77°F 44°F 0.46 in. -
September 70°F 39°F 0.90 in. -
October 60°F 32°F 1.95 in. -
November 47°F 25°F 4.25 in. -
December 41°F 20°F 4.68 in. -

Dollar Point Map & Transportation

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The closest airports in the area are the Truckee Tahoe airport (TRK) located about 9 miles north of Dollar Point in Truckee, California, the Lake Tahoe airport (TVL) located approximately 21 miles south of Dollar Point in South Lake Tahoe, California, the Minden Tahoe airport (MEV) located roughly 22 miles southeast of Dollar Point in Minden, Nevada, the Reno Tahoe International airport (RNO) located around 27 miles northeast of Dollar Point in Reno, Nevada, and finally the Reno Stead airport (4SD) located about 35 miles northeast of Dollar Point in Reno, Nevada.

Dollar Point Attractions

 
Amusement and Theme Parks
Tahoe Amusement ParkSouth Lake TahoeCA18.7 mi.
Playland ParkRenoNV28.1 mi.
Wild IslandSparksNV30.3 mi.
FunderlandSacramentoCA85.9 mi.
 
Water Parks
Wild Island Family Adventure ParkSparksNV30.3 mi.
Waterworld USASacramentoCA85.9 mi.
Big Bear ParkWaterfordCA112.7 mi.
 
Golf Courses
Tahoe City Golf CourseTahoe CityCA2.7 mi.
Old Brockway Golf CourseKings BeachCA5.2 mi.
Ponderosa Golf CourseTruckeeCA10.0 mi.
Coyote Moon Golf ClubTruckeeCA10.7 mi.
Tahoe Donner Golf ClubTruckeeCA10.7 mi.
Eagle Valley Golf CourseCarson CityNV18.3 mi.
Empire Ranch Golf CourseCarson CityNV18.3 mi.
Silver Oak Golf CourseCarson CityNV18.3 mi.
Bijou Municipal Golf CourseSouth Lake TahoeCA18.7 mi.
Golf Club at Genoa LakesGenoaNV19.0 mi.
Sierra Nevada Golf RanchGenoaNV19.0 mi.
Lake Tahoe Golf CourseSouth Lake TahoeCA22.4 mi.
Tahoe Paradise Golf CourseSouth Lake TahoeCA23.6 mi.
Carson Valley Golf CourseGardnervilleNV25.8 mi.
Dayton Valley Country ClubDaytonNV27.4 mi.
Lake Ridge Golf CourseRenoNV27.6 mi.
Northgate Golf ClubRenoNV27.6 mi.
Rosewood Lakes Golf CourseRenoNV27.6 mi.
Washoe Golf CourseRenoNV27.6 mi.
Wolf Run Golf Club at Fieldcreek RanchRenoNV27.6 mi.
Brookside Municipal Golf CourseRenoNV28.1 mi.
 
Ski Areas
Alpine MeadowsTahoe CityCA2.4 mi.
Squaw ValleyOlympic ValleyCA5.3 mi.
Ski HomewoodHomewoodCA7.7 mi.
Diamond PeakIncline VillageNV8.1 mi.
Northstar-at-TahoeTruckeeCA10.7 mi.
Tahoe DonnerTruckeeCA10.7 mi.
Donner Ski RanchNordenCA16.4 mi.
Sugar Bowl TahoeNordenCA16.4 mi.
Heavenly Ski ResortSouth Lake TahoeCA18.9 mi.
Sierra-at-TahoeTwin BridgesCA26.1 mi.
Mount Rose Ski AreaRenoNV28.1 mi.
Kirkwood Ski ResortKirkwoodCA33.6 mi.
Bear ValleyBear ValleyCA50.1 mi.
Dodge RidgePinecrestCA61.8 mi.
June MountainJune LakeCA112.0 mi.
 
State Parks
Tahoe State ParkCA2.1 mi. 
Burton Creek State ParkCA2.2 mi. 
Kings Beach State ParkCA5.1 mi. 
Sugar Pine Point State ParkCA9.6 mi. 
Lake Tahoe State ParkNV11.3 mi. 
Donner Memorial State ParkCA11.8 mi. 
D L Bliss State ParkCA14.4 mi. 
Snyder Meadows State ParkNV14.9 mi. 
Emerald Bay State ParkCA16.5 mi. 
Washoe Lake State ParkNV17.4 mi. 
Dayton State ParkNV28.0 mi. 
Grover Hot Springs State ParkCA36.7 mi. 
 
Museums
Emigrant Trail MuseumTruckeeCA10.7 mi.(History)
Stewart Indian MuseumCarson CityNV17.9 mi.(History)
Nevada State Railroad MuseumCarson CityNV17.9 mi.(Technology)
Genoa Courthouse MuseumGenoaNV18.6 mi.(History)
Carson Valley Museum and Cultural CenterGardnervilleNV25.4 mi.(History)
Vernon Wood Museum of ArtDaytonNV27.4 mi.(Art)
W.M. Keck MuseumRenoNV28.1 mi.(History)
Nevada Historical SocietyRenoNV28.1 mi.(Miscellaneous)
Fleischmann PlanetariumRenoNV28.1 mi.(Science)
National Automobile MuseumRenoNV28.1 mi.(Technology)
Nevada Museum of ArtRenoNV28.1 mi.(Art)
Portola Railroad MuseumPortolaCA47.3 mi.(Technology)
 
Zoos and Aquariums
Sacramento ZooSacramentoCA85.9 mi.
Micke Grove ZooLodiCA96.7 mi.


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