Heavenly is a little more than three hours from San Francisco, making it one of California’s favorite ski resorts, With so many weekend warriors, as well as international and domestic travelers, you can imagine that Heavenly offers affordable experiences. The area’s many hotel-casinos offer cheap room rates, especially if you’re gambling, which often includes complimentary drinks. Plus, the South Lake Tahoe area surrounding Heavenly has an abundance of affordable or reasonably priced restaurants that feature quality meals, and views of the lake that never get old.
Heavenly’s vast inventory of lodging, hotel and condo options, and large California weekend-warrior population, ensures that budget-conscious skiers and snowboarders are well represented. Here are some of Lake Tahoe’s most affordable accommodations.
Booking accommodations with a kitchen and cooking range, and opting to go grocery shopping will help you save money on your Heavenly budget ski vacation, but if and when you decided to venture out into the restaurant scene you’ll probably want to eat somewhere that offers large portions at a reasonable price. So, Italian it is. And you’re in luck, since Susca Italian Ristorante isn’t just affordable, with entrees averaging $20, it’s also darn tasty. Plus, there’s nothing like a hearty bowl of homemade pasta after a long day on the slopes. Don’t miss the simple goodness of the cappellini or the seafood fettuccini. Their clams and linguine is also a menu standout.