Join Date: Mar 2006
Location: Gold Country, CA, USA
Re: Tahoe Yosemite loop..which way over the mts?
If you want to see Tahoe, go 50, to the Lake. Then head south on 89. Monitor Pass is a great ride; you'll pass through Markleeville. 89 to 395 S to 120, and there you go.
My favorite path to Yosemite (from hwy 50 side of Sacramento area): If you've already been, and don't care about seeing Tahoe, go hwy 50 to Mormon Immigrant Trail. This a a lightly traveled scenic wilderness shortcut (about 30 miles (+/-)) over to hwy 88. Mormon Trail is a two lane road, but there isn't even a center line (I do not suggest this route after dark). When you get to 88, head east to 89 south. There are some great small lakes (Silver, Capels) along the way too.
Whichever way you choose is a great ride. Hwy 4 over Ebbets pass is great as well; just depends on how many miles you want to go.
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