Discover a selection of 2,000 vacation rentals in Southside Highlands, Truckee that are perfect for your trip. Whether you’re traveling with friends, family, or even pets, Vrbo vacation homes have the best amenities for hanging out with the people that matter most, including swimming pools and outdoor grills and BBQs. Prices start at $130 per night, and houses and cabins are popular options for a stay in Southside Highlands. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Find the perfect vacation rental for your Southside Highlands getaway

Experience the unique character of Southside Highlands with a stay in a vacation home rental. There's no shortage of things to see and do in the area.Northstar California Resort and Palisades Tahoe are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. If you're looking for accommodations with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.

Things to do

Activities and attractions in and around Southside Highlands

Are you searching for attractions to visit in the area? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Southside Highlands a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. These are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Northstar California Resort (8.1 mi / 13.1 km)
  • Palisades Tahoe (8.5 mi / 13.7 km)
  • Tahoe Donner Downhill Ski Area (2.4 mi / 3.9 km)
  • Tahoe Donner Cross Country Area (3.5 mi / 5.6 km)
  • Sugar Bowl (3.5 mi / 5.6 km)
  • Donner Ski Ranch (3.6 mi / 5.8 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Southside Highlands

Whether you're an active traveler or just want to appreciate the scenery, Southside Highlands is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are a few of the area's most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Donner Lake (0.5 mi / 0.9 km)
  • Donner Memorial State Park (0.7 mi / 1.1 km)
  • Commons Beach Park (12.2 mi / 19.6 km)
  • Kings Beach State Recreation Area (14.2 mi / 22.9 km)
  • Lake Tahoe (19.8 mi / 31.8 km)
  • Brockway Summit (11.3 mi / 18.1 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Southside Highlands

The nearest airport is in Reno Tahoe Intl. Airport (RNO), located 29.5 mi (47.5 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you can also fly into Truckee, CA (TKF-Truckee Tahoe), which is 6.7 mi (10.7 km) away.

What are the top vacation rentals in or near Southside Highlands?

Whatever you're looking for in a getaway, you'll find a rental property in or around Southside Highlands that's perfect for you. These are some of our favorites:

  • Around 3 miles from the center of Southside Highlands, it's hard to top "2 Bedroom Family Friendly Updated Condo Near Ski Hill". It has 2 bedrooms and a host of amenities including lowered locks and a desk chair.
  • "Stunning Log House And A Cook's Paradise" is another top-notch choice, offering 3 bedrooms, free toiletries, a toaster and more. It's around 2 miles from Southside Highlands.

For even more great options, use the search bar at the top of the page to find the perfect Southside Highlands vacation rental for you.

Can I find log cabins to rent in or near Southside Highlands?

Whether you want to spend your trip chasing outdoor adventure or chilling with your favorite people, Vrbo has lovely log cabins where you can do both. Pack your bags and check out these top picks in and around Southside Highlands:

  • "Lodgepole Retreat - A Gorgeous Classic 3bedroom Log Cabin With Private Hot Tub + Hoa Amenities": This is a perfect base to experience some of the neat outdoor activities this region has to offer, including skiing and basketball.
  • "Tahoe Donner Log Cabin, Rec Center Amenities": Spend your vacation enjoying all the conveniences of this log cabin. When it's time for some fresh air, ice skating and golf are waiting for you.

What are the top-rated vacation rentals for weekend getaways in or near Southside Highlands?

There's nothing better than a short break to reenergize your batteries. Pack your carry-on bag and get cozy in one of these sought-after weekend getaways in and around Southside Highlands:

  • Located 8 miles to the east of the center of Southside Highlands, "Cozy, Relaxing 2 Bedroom/2 Bath Condo At Northstar" is a great fit for adventure lovers and nature fans. Stay busy by exploring nearby outdoor attractions, including Disney Express Ski Lift and First Ride. Then, try some activities like basketball or horse riding.
  • "Beautiful Condo In A Peaceful Forest Setting" is another great setting for a fun few days away. Around 9 miles east of Southside Highlands, use it as a base to try some tennis or golf. Granite Glades and Burton Creek Nature Preserve also have to be on your must-do list while you're here.

Can I find studio apartments for rent in and around Southside Highlands?

Studio apartments are a simple yet stylish option, ideally suited for one or two guests. Spend your days familiarizing yourself with your surroundings and your nights chilling out in your comfy hideaway. These properties in or near Southside Highlands are sure to please:

  • After a big day of outdoor exploration, put your feet up and relax at "Luxury Historic Truckee River Cabin Hideaway". Free toiletries and winery tours are just some of the amenities you'll find here.
  • Another cool rental is "Remodeled Ski In/out Condo At Northstar Resort". Don't let it's compact size fool you — this cozy apartment is loaded with convenient amenities like tennis, a resort and more.

Can I find short term rentals in or near Southside Highlands?

Just because you only have one or two days to spare doesn't mean you need to spend it in a lifeless hotel room. Take a little vacation but still have the home comforts you love at one of these short-term rentals in or around Southside Highlands:

  • Close to the center of Southside Highlands, "Cabin - Overlooks Donner Lake" is a terrific base for a quick break. While you're in the area, check out top sights like Northstar California Resort and Tahoe Donner Downhill Ski Area.
  • Leap out of bed, enjoy a coffee and then start planning what to explore around "Luxury In Prime Location. Hot Tub". Northstar-at-Tahoe and Donner Memorial State Park should be on your radar if you choose to stay at this popular rental.

What are the best romantic weekend getaways in or near Southside Highlands?

Nothing says "I love you" like planning a romantic weekend together. If you're longing to spend a couple of nights away with your sweetheart, we've got some romantic getaways in and around Southside Highlands that will set your heart aflutter:

  • Around 3 miles from Southside Highlands, "2 Bedroom Family Friendly Updated Condo Near Ski Hill" is a perfect place for lovestruck couples. A fireplace and skiing facilities are some of the amenities here.
  • "Stunning Log House And A Cook's Paradise" is another terrific option guaranteed to woo you. It's approximately 2 miles from Southside Highlands and comes with a fireplace and beauty services.

What are the best large group vacation rentals in or near Southside Highlands?

Share your trip and double the fun. Whether you're organizing an adventurous getaway with friends or an overdue family reunion, you'll have your choice of large group vacation rentals in and near Southside Highlands:

  • A wealth of amenities including a sauna and a kitchen make "8 Bedrooms, , 12 Bath" a standout. This retreat has 9 bedrooms and sleeps up to 25 people. From Southside Highlands's center, it's around 2 miles away to the north.
  • "Skislope - Tahoe Villa" is another awesome option. It's around 2 miles to the north of Southside Highlands, has 8 bedrooms and accommodates up to 20 guests. A chef and a garden are among the things designed to make your stay even more comfortable.

What are the best houses for rent with a pool in or near Southside Highlands?

A pool is often a must-have amenity for any good vacation. Enjoy hours of entertainment splashing around or simply relaxing by the water at one of these rejuvenating escapes in or near Southside Highlands:

  • Topping our list of cool pool retreats is "Stunning Log House And A Cook's Paradise". Vacationing families will feel at home here, with convenient amenities like nearby birdwatching activities and books also at hand.
  • "Truckee River House - Beautiful Views" is another great option. After you've enjoyed a relaxing dip with the kiddos, make use of other conveniences like on-site watersports and a fridge.

What are the best large family vacation rentals in or near Southside Highlands?

Whether you're escaping with the kiddos or you're bringing your long-lost relatives along, family vacations mean fun. These large rentals in and around Southside Highlands have space for everybody — along with everything you need to keep them all happy:

  • With 3 bedrooms that sleep as many as 8 guests, "Stunning Log House And A Cook's Paradise" has enough space to truly connect with family and friends. It's around 2 miles north of Southside Highlands and features amenities that'll keep your group content, such as free toiletries and a smart TV.
  • "Cabin - Overlooks Donner Lake" is another vacation rental the whole team will love. Invite as many as 8 friends and family to this retreat which comes with 3 bedrooms, free toiletries, a nearby coin laundry and more. It's around 1 mile to the northeast of central Southside Highlands.

As tempting as it may be, don't spend all your time kicking back with the fam indoors. Get out and see the area's family-friendly attractions, starting with KidZone Museum.

Can I find family cabin rentals in or near Southside Highlands?

Time spent with family is important, which is why we'll help you find a space where you can truly connect. Stay in one of these family cabin rentals in or near Southside Highlands and create wonderful new memories with the ones you love:

  • "Cabin - Overlooks Donner Lake" - This popular place offers a nearby laundromat and a living room and is located approximately 1 mile northeast of the center of Southside Highlands.
  • "Luxury Historic Truckee River Cabin Hideaway" - Another superb choice, this rental comes with cable/satellite TV services, a kitchen and more. You'll find it around 4 miles to the east of Southside Highlands.

For more options, use the search bar at the top of the page and adjust the filters to find the Southside Highlands vacation rental that's perfect for your needs.