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Lake Tahoe’s North Shore ski resorts are just minutes away; for summer fun, Kings Beach has a wide stretch of sand and (for Tahoe) warm water. Downtown is tiny, but you can get good burgers at the Char-Pit. And rents will leave you cash for a season lift ticket.
Average monthly rent for a 1-bedroom apartment: $793