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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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Amazing view

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

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

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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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
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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Eagle, Idaho
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Great spot to stop for pictures and a hike , what a view it is world class , stop for a look we loved it!

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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

The view was gorgeous and it was worth the stop. However, it was crowded. We had to only circle once to find a parking place -- I think it was luck ;-) The bathroom on the other hand was DISGUSTING -- per group member. They stated that it is just a hole in the ground with a toilet seat on... More 

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Torrance, California
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21 reviews 21 reviews
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24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

This is where it's at. If you arrive from the east then you will experience the crazy ridgeline drive where you will pass two bodies of water below both sides of the road after a series of hair pin turns. Arrive to your destination and take in the sights of Emerald Bay. It's very popular so be patient and you... More 

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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

This is a stop not to be missed when driving to Emerald Bay. Amazing opportunities for pictures or to just take in Lake Tahoe's beauty!

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