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Inspiration Point Vista

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Address: Emerald Bay Rd, Tahoe City, CA
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Description: Look out over Emerald Bay.

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Great views!!!

Wonderful views of the lake and island. Great opportunity for excellent photos. Lots of placards with the history of the area, as well. The parking lot can get a little crowded... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 20, 2015
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Houston, Texas
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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

Wonderful views of the lake and island. Great opportunity for excellent photos. Lots of placards with the history of the area, as well. The parking lot can get a little crowded, but it seemed like people were coming and going fairly quickly, so if it's busy, you should only have to wait a few minutes for a parking spot.

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California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

Guaranteed to get the most beautiful view of the lake, island , mountains! A MUST NOT miss place! Love to go there again!

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Pahrump, Nevada, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

Do not miss this view of the lake, mountains, and island....the sights and sounds are wonderful......you can see how its name came about!

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Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

Two view points high above the lake enable you to see the cove and the island with the castle on it. You can also see the surrounding mountains and the larger Lake Tahoe. Do NOT miss this view.

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San Jose, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

Amazing view of the lake, mountains, and the island. Fresh air, especially on a cool winter morning.

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Fargo, North Dakota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

Between the majestic views and the wonderful smells You will think your a little closer to heaven! Don't miss it at all cost!

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north olmsted, ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

Stunning views of Lake Tahoe and Emerald Bay. Hiking trails offer more great views of surrounding area. A must to see and experience.

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Wichita, Kansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

This lookout is only about 20-25 minutes off the main drag in South Lake Tahoe. It offers wonderful views of the bay below. Too bad pictures can't really capture how far down it really is to the lake below.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

Unfortunately we went during the rain and a little bit of fog but once the sky cleared a bit the view from inspiration point was phenomenal. The whole drive down from the peak was also exceptional with lookouts on one side and the forest on the other. Absolutely beautiful scenery.

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Fremont, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

This is an amazing place to see breathtaking views of Lake Tahoe. People were having a good time and there were a lot of people taking both photos as well as "selfies". There are views of Tannette Island - which is a small island in Emerald Bay section of Lake Tahoe. One can catch a glimpse (its back in the... More 

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