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South Lake Tahoe, CA Movers


Top South Lake Tahoe Moving Company

South Lake Tahoe is a beautiful resort city in El Dorado County in the Sierra Nevada Mountains home to 22,000 people. With a stretch of bars, restaurants, and casinos that merge with Stateline, NV, South Lake Tahoe is beloved by residents and tourists for its beautiful scenery and amazing amenities. The city is home to Van Sickle Bi-State Park, a wooded area with hiking trails along Lake Tahoe, with top-rated beaches like Lakeside Beach and El Dorado Beach. Tourists descend on South Lake Tahoe for its beautiful spa and mountain ski resorts like Heavenly Mountain Resort. Of course, the South Lake Tahoe lifestyle comes at a high cost with a median home price of $650,000! Are you relocating within the city or moving from the Lake Tahoe area? Turn to trusted South Lake Tahoe movers for an easy moving day without the worry.

There’s no need to bribe your friends and family to pitch in, worry about back-and-forth trips and rushed packing, or spend a long day performing physically challenging manual labor. A professional moving company in South Lake Tahoe, CA takes over the burden of moving day with tailored services to fit your budget and needs. Get help with packing, furniture disassembly, loading & unloading, transportation, and even storage from specialists who take care of everything efficiently, safely, and according to plan. With Mother Lode Van & Storage by your side, you can skip moving day stress and hard work for a seamless transition to your new home.

Best South Lake Tahoe Moving Companies

Questions about hiring moving companies in South Lake Tahoe? Here are common questions we hear so you know what to expect.

How much do movers cost in South Lake Tahoe, CA?

When you request a free South Lake Tahoe moving company quote, it will be flat-rate or hourly. If you get an hourly rate, there may be a minimum number of hours and movers, although you can add additional movers for a higher rate. To give you the most accurate estimate possible, we will ask about the following during an in-person or virtual assessment:

  • Moving dates
  • Number of movers
  • Services
  • Accessibility of the home
  • Type of move
  • Size of your home/volume of belongings
  • Moving distance

Call Mother Lode Van & Storage today for a free moving estimate to get started.

What do South Lake Tahoe movers do?

Movers can provide as much or as little help as you want ahead of moving day and during your move. Here are some ways a top-rated South Lake Tahoe moving company can help:

  • Prep your home to prevent damage
  • Handle all heavy lifting
  • Trained, background checked movers arrive with the necessary supplies and equipment
  • Logistical challenges are anticipated and addressed
  • All or some of your belongings are professionally packed and labeled
  • Truck is securely loaded and unloaded
  • Belongings are transported to your new home in a well-maintained truck by a licensed mover
  • Your belongings can be stored temporarily until you’re ready for delivery

Mother Lode Van & Storage has served Greater Sacramento since 1956. Our award-winning moving company belongs to the California Moving & Storage Association (CMSA) and we are the official movers for UC Davis Athletics. Our certified ProMovers have completed over 200,000 successful moves with 5-star Google reviews and a low claims rate. We look forward to adding you to our list of satisfied customers!

How do you choose a good South Lake Tahoe mover?

Here’s what you should look for to choose South Lake Tahoe’s best movers you can depend on:

  • Licensed and insured
  • Background checked, rained, uniformed movers
  • Low claims rate
  • High referral rate
  • Positive safety record using their US DOT number
  • Years of experience in the moving industry performing moves like yours
  • Transparent pricing without hidden fees or large upfront deposits
  • Positive moving company reviews and testimonials

South Lake Tahoe, CA Moving Services

Whether you’re moving near or far, count on our 5-star moving company in South Lake Tahoe to deliver the customer care, reliability, and transparent rates you deserve. Learn more about our moving services and how we can tailor them to your needs.

South Lake Tahoe, CA Local Movers

Trust our full-service local movers in South Lake Tahoe, CA for a seamless moving day without the heavy lifting. We do college moves, apartment moves, household moves, and senior moves!

South Lake Tahoe, CA Long-Distance Movers

Mother Lode Van & Storage is the best long-distance moving company in South Lake Tahoe for dependability and affordable rates. We handle long-distance, interstate, and international moves of all sizes.

South Lake Tahoe, CA Commercial Movers

We are one of the most trusted commercial moving companies in South Lake Tahoe, CA. Mother Lode Van & Storage has over 65 years of experience performing complex corporate moves, lab moves, hotel relocations, and office moves.

South Lake Tahoe, CA Piano Movers

Trust our piano movers in South Lake Tahoe, California to safeguard your piano from A to B with the right equipment and training.

South Lake Tahoe, CA Storage

We offer secure storage near South Lake Tahoe including portable storage and warehouse storage. Door-to-door storage solutions make home renovations and logistically challenging moves easier!

South Lake Tahoe, CA Packing Services

Mother Lode Van & Storage is a full-service packing and moving company. Our partial and full packing services save you worry and time for an easier move!

Get ready for the hassle-free relocation you need with Mother Lode Van & Storage. Give our South Lake Tahoe movers a call at 916-631-4285 for a free moving estimate today!

Our Clients Feedback

  • 5 star ratingWe moved from California to Florida. We used Mother Lode Van and Storage and North American Van Lines. My husband and I packed some things and the experts packed the fine china and delicate things.

    The packers from Mother Lode did an excellent job, nothing broke!

    Maurice, North American Van Lines, was the driver that took our things from California to Florida....
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    Debby H.
    2 months ago

    This was by far the best movers I have ever had! The guys were hard working and stayed happy and cheerful the entire time even though it went over the 8 hours. You can't beat the price and quality of this company! I will definitely be recommending them to everyone I know!

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    Kellie B.
    5 months ago

    Thank you Mother Lode Van & Storage Inc. for handling my move with ease. Your professionalism and experience in the industry is apparent and not to be taken for granted. This moving service is second to none!
    ...and to my movers Luis and Matt, thank you for your 5 STAR WORK!

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    Dee D.
    5 months ago

    the movers were friendly, efficient, and very good at their jobs. The support staff members were helpful, knowledgeable, and professional. I hope to never move again, but if I did, I would definitely call Mother Lode, and will highly recommend them to others.

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    Terri S.
    5 months ago
  • Very delighted with the service. Competitive price, quick estimate, good follow-through, pleasant fast and efficient crew. Very good moving company, very easy to work with, very pleasant.

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    Bad A.
    6 months ago

    Mother Lode (North American Van Lines) did a very nice job with our move from CA to PA. The estimate process and scheduling went smoothly and the packing up and loading/unloading process went very well. Additionally we had some very fragile items to pack and move and everything was handled with great care. We haven’t unpacked everything at this moment... read more

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    Jennifer M.
    7 months ago

    Fantastic service! After getting 3 quotes for a cross country move via Angie's List and reading the reviews of those movers, I was so terrified of any movers. I reached out to North American for a quote. Duke came out and provided us a quote. It wasn't the cheapest, but I received assurances that the quote was the full... read more

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    8 months ago

    I used this company for a long distance move. We had packed everything ourselves except our latex bed, which the movers packed. I’ve moved almost annually over the past 10 years and have had my share of moving companies. From the start, the in home estimate was nice because it’s way more accurate than estimating yourself. On moving day the... read more

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    Laura E.
    8 months ago
  • We had a wonderful experience with Mother Lode! Highly recommend to everyone that needs a mover. The movers were efficient, conscientious and courteous. It made
    the move very pleasant and stress free. Don't hesitate to call them it will be very worth it.

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    Fay D.
    8 months ago

    Well worth it!! I was hesitant at first to hire a moving company thinking I could do it myself with some friends. Bud came over to do the estimate and was very professional and thorough. On love day, the crew and truck showed up on time. The were all very professional, introduced themselves and needed little direction. They got to... read more

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    Brian L.
    8 months ago

    From start to finish we were impressed. Nathan was our sales person and.very helpful with suggestions. Brittany was our move coordinator along with Marco and were always available to answer questions and make sure we were up to date on all details. Jerry and his crew packed up and loaded our things expertly - loading the truck so... read more

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    Paul T.
    9 months ago

    5 star ratingMother Lode Van & Storage did an excellent job moving our home and vehicle too. The driver was courteous and took very good care of our belongings. The packing crew also did an outstanding job being careful to wrap our furniture and even made a large picture box for one of our oversized canvas paintings. Highly recommend them and would... read more

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    Tracy M.
    9 months ago
  • Absolutely great people and service. Nathan, our rep was very knowledgeable and worked hard to get us our delivery date past a holiday weekend. Our three packers were helpful, very nice and quick. I've started unpacking the kitchen boxes at our new home and so far all is well. Our moving truck driver, Rafael, and his unloading crew were... read more

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    Patricia F.
    9 months ago

    5 star ratingWe have a good experience with Mother Lode Van and Storage moving.

    Movers were careful and courteous. We will definitely use them again when we have future moving needs.

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    Debbie C.
    9 months ago

    Motherlode was great from start to finish. From duke coming over to estimate, to Britney helping with scheduling and tracking, to the guys doing to move, all went really smooth! Their customer service and communication was outstanding. Duke followed up right away with an estimate adjustment. Britney followed up right away with scheduling, making sure the team was... read more

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    Keith M.
    9 months ago

    I have been burned by moving companies in the past - low balling me only to hold my stuff hostage and demand more payment - so I treaded carefully when searching for a local company to help me with my move last week. A friend of mine referred me to this company and I immediately had a sense that the... read more

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    Clarisse G.
    9 months ago
  • By far, the best experience with movers that we ever had, and we moved many, many times in the last 8 years. Myself, Luciana, hold particularly high standards and can often find a few things that could have been done better. Well, not with this company and team. We completed the move even quicker than scheduled and moved more items... read more

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    Luciana B.
    1 year ago

    Mother Lode Van & Storage was fantastic to work with! Tracy made everything so easy and stress free. She checked in the day before the move checked that we didn’t need anything extra, followed up during the move and even stopped by the day of.

    The first day we had five movers, Curtis the man in charge was easy going...
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    Cole H.
    1 year ago

    5 star ratingWe had North American movers move us on February 28, 2020. We moved from Vacaville to Tucson Az. Our driver Marcus was amazing loading the truck. Due to the fact he had to double handle the furniture and boxes. We lived in a small Mobile home community so he had to rent a uhaul and transfer everything from house to... read more

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    Tiny T.
    1 year ago

    Mother Lode was very responsive when I sent an email through their website and you even have an option to send a text message, which I also did. Brittany was very polite and responded quickly via text message. Les was very kind and professional when he arrived to our house, even gave me a reminder call the day... read more

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    Denise C.
    1 year ago
  • We hired Mother Lode for a move from California to Texas. From the initial estimate, to scheduling, to moving day, the entire experience was a positive one. They stayed in communication along the way, met every need and were extremely professional. I was most impressed with my driver, Bob Hirchak, and our moving crew. They were AWESOME to... read more

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    Dawn W.
    1 year ago

    Larry & his crew on both the old home & new home were fantastic. They were prompt & extremely careful with our furniture & made sure the walls were protected as they brought furniture in & out.
    This team was very professional & I would highly recommend & use again.

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    Marilyn M.
    1 year ago

    My experience with Mother Lode Van & Storage was truly outstanding from start to finish. Their dedication to excellent service was paramount throughout the entire process (packing & loading, storage, delivery and unloading & set-up). Mother lode & storage facility was clean and well organized, their tracking system was impressive and flawless. Mother lode stored moved my entire house hold... read more

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    1 year ago

    5 star ratingGreat movers, super easy to talk with, plan and have a move done right.

    Highly recommend!!!

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    Alex S.
    1 year ago
  • 5 star ratingThis is probably one of the best moving company's in Sacramento area , I've been apart of this company for almost 4 months and the vibes are amazing and I absolutely love my job. I love helping customers with there moves and also getting to know the customers as well. Mother Lode Van & Storage is a very reputable company... read more

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    Bri B.
    1 year ago

    This is the second time we used them and are again very happy with the results. What they stated would happen did, and on time. We had a very tight schedule and the packers and movers made the schedule work.

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    George S.
    2 years ago

    5 star ratingExcellent experience with this moving company. The estimator, Duke Jones, was an expert in his field, was very helpful, and gave me many suggestions for what I could do to decrease the price of moving. Laura Stein, the moving coordinator, was always available for questions and concerns. No questions were to big or too small; she was very... read more

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    E H.
    3 years ago

    5 star ratingWe used Mother Lode last week for a short move from Cameron Park to El Dorado Hills.
    Our great experience started with Denise who gave us a great 'not to exceed' estimate/price and walked us through expectations for the day. The moving team of Kevin, Paul, and Anthony were wonderful. They were scheduled to arrive between 8:00 -...
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    Kelly Y.
    4 years ago
  • 5 star ratingI have used Mother Lode the past eight years for my moving on commercial floor covering projects. Brian Larson has been outstanding in his service and fair on his pricing. These moves are very time sensitive and everything must go in order for us to finish our flooring project in a weekend. Brian visits each and every site, meets with... read more

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    John B.
    4 years ago

    5 star ratingJust wanted to say that Mother Lode did an incredible job moving all of our belongings to our new house. We even got money back from them because our stuff was packed so well that they didn't need to charge us so much.

    The estimator was great and friendly and the entire crew definitely was on top of everything.

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    Colm C.
    4 years ago

    5 star ratingWe used Mother Lode for a move from California to Texas. Extremely pleased on how well it went.

    Walkthrough was performed by Duke and he gave us some great advice on packing and set us up with boxes at a great price. Plus his quote for the move was considerably less than the other quotes I received.

    Our driver...
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    Kelly F.
    5 years ago

    5 star ratingWe used Mother Lode today for a local move. Couldn't have had a better company do it.

    Kevin, the main person, was not only a hard worker for an older fellow, but it was evident the helpers respected him.

    The helpers, Mike & Tony, did a fantastic job of packing and loading our 3bdrm house.

    I know there are some...
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    Dave R.
    5 years ago
  • 5 star ratingFirst let's just say we have a lot of experience with moving and movers and Mother Lode was the best company we have ever used. We recently moved twice in two years. The first time we used Two Men and a Truck and they were absolutely terrible! Destroyed furniture and walls and then wouldn't reimburse us for... read more

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    T B.
    5 years ago

    5 star ratingUsing this fine site in the way for which it was intended to be used.

    6:50 this morning, grumbling zero dark thirty I guess it's good they want to get an early start and all but I'm sleepy.

    Boys were on time, fellows were early, all assembled in the parking lot wanting to get my move on. It was only an...
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    Markus N.
    7 years ago
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Demographic Info for South Lake Tahoe, CA
36.6 years
Median Age
Median Home Value
Median Household Income
15.1 mins
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Schools in South Lake Tahoe, CA
3501 Spruce Ave.
South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150
Type: Elementary School
1201 Lyons Ave.
South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150
Type: Alternative School
1095 San Bernardino Ave.
South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150
Type: Elementary School
1735 Lake Tahoe Blvd.
South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150
Type: High School
1709 Remington Trail
South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150
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1735 Lake Tahoe Blvd.
South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150
Type: High School
Places to Eat in South Lake Tahoe, CA
The Getaway Cafe
The Getaway Cafe
3140 Hwy 50
Meyers, CA 96155
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Frescana Mexican Bistro
Frescana Mexican Bistro
3141 US Hwy 50
South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150
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Meyers Downtown Cafe
Meyers Downtown Cafe
3200 US Hwy 50
South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150
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Pretty Odd Wieners
Pretty Odd Wieners
2933 Hwy 50
Tahoe Paradise, CA 96155
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My Thai Cuisine
My Thai Cuisine
2108 Lake Tahoe Blvd
South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150
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Bert's Cafe
1146 Emerald Bay Rd
South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150
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Things to Do in South Lake Tahoe, CA
Thomas F Regan Memorial City Beach
3199 Sacramento Ave, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150, United States
Pope Beach
CA-89, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150, United States
Van Sickle Bi-State Park
30 Lake Pkwy, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150, United States
Tallac Historic Site
1 Heritage Way, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150, United States