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Things to do in Lake Tahoe Area

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Sand Harbor (Incline Village, NV)
Ranked #1 of 78 attractions in Lake Tahoe Area
Category: Beaches
Rocky coves and boulders to jump off of are the primary features of this beach.
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Ranked #2 of 78 attractions in Lake Tahoe Area
Category: Performances
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Shoreline Of Tahoe (South Lake Tahoe, CA)
Ranked #3 of 78 attractions in Lake Tahoe Area
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Fireworks South lake Tahoe (South Lake Tahoe, CA)
Ranked #4 of 78 attractions in Lake Tahoe Area
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Lake Tahoe - Nevada State Park (Incline Village, NV)
Ranked #5 of 78 attractions in Lake Tahoe Area
Category: State Parks
A number of areas for visitors along Lake Tahoe, with the most popular being Sand Harbor.
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Tallac Historic Site (South Lake Tahoe, CA)
Ranked #6 of 78 attractions in Lake Tahoe Area
Category: Historic Sites; Museums
Stroll through the former summer homes and gardens of four wealthy gilded-age families.
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Mt. Tallac Trail (South Lake Tahoe, CA)
Ranked #7 of 78 attractions in Lake Tahoe Area
Category: Hiking Trails
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Thunderbird Lodge (Lake Tahoe (Nevada), NV)
Ranked #8 of 78 attractions in Lake Tahoe Area
Category: Historic Sites
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Ranked #9 of 78 attractions in Lake Tahoe Area
Category: Museums
Owner description: The UC Davis Tahoe Science Center ("Thomas J. Long Foundation Education Center") is located inside the Tahoe Center for... more » Owner description: The UC Davis Tahoe Science Center ("Thomas J. Long Foundation Education Center") is located inside the Tahoe Center for Environmental Sciences building. Science exhibits include a 3-D theater, research vessel, virtual laboratory, "Shaping Watersheds" Interactive Sandbox, and more. Exhibit themes include why Lake Tahoe is unique and how science and research have been used and continue to be used to restore and protect Lake Tahoe for future generations. The Education Center is open Tuesday through Friday from 1 - 5 p.m. year-round; and also on summer Saturdays from 1 p.m. – 5 p.m. (from Memorial Day through Labor Day). We are closed on observed holidays. Tours begin hourly on the hour (1, 2, 3 and 4 p.m.). Walk-in visitors are welcome or call to schedule a tour. We recommend that large groups make a reservation. Green building tours are by appointment. « less
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Vikingsholm (South Lake Tahoe, CA)
Ranked #10 of 78 attractions in Lake Tahoe Area
Category: Castles; Historic Sites; Architectural Buildings
Owner description: Built as a summer home in 1929, this grand castle on Emerald Bay is considered one of the finest examples of Scandinavian... more » Owner description: Built as a summer home in 1929, this grand castle on Emerald Bay is considered one of the finest examples of Scandinavian architecture in the Western Hemisphere. « less
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The Gondola at Heavenly (South Lake Tahoe, CA)
Ranked #11 of 78 attractions in Lake Tahoe Area
Category: Trams; Ski/ Snowboard Areas
Owner description: Hop aboard an 8-passenger glass cabin and be whisked 2.4 miles up the side of a mountain for breathtaking views of Lake Tahoe... more » Owner description: Hop aboard an 8-passenger glass cabin and be whisked 2.4 miles up the side of a mountain for breathtaking views of Lake Tahoe and the Sierra Nevada mountain range. Riders can hop off at an observation deck, located half way up, for even more spectacular sights. « less
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Lower Eagle Falls (South Lake Tahoe, CA)
Ranked #12 of 78 attractions in Lake Tahoe Area
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Ranked #13 of 78 attractions in Lake Tahoe Area
Category: Golf Courses
Owner description: Set along the south shore of beautiful Lake Tahoe, Edgewood Tahoe is in arguably one of the most scenic golf courses in the... more » Owner description: Set along the south shore of beautiful Lake Tahoe, Edgewood Tahoe is in arguably one of the most scenic golf courses in the world. The Edgewood clubhouse has also provided countless memorable moments by hosting numerous weddings and other special events. Edgewood has become the place to host the most memorable events. « less
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Pope Beach (South Lake Tahoe, CA)
Ranked #14 of 78 attractions in Lake Tahoe Area
Category: Beaches
Wide sandy beach, popular with families.
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Angora Lakes Climb (Lake Tahoe (Nevada), NV)
Ranked #15 of 78 attractions in Lake Tahoe Area
Category: Trails

The trek to Angora Lakes is a fun and enjoyable trip. You can swim, rent a boat, or hike to the rocks. The water is plenty clear, but you should not jump over the big bush on the... more »

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Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festival (Incline Village, NV)
Ranked #16 of 78 attractions in Lake Tahoe Area
Category: Performances
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Cascade Falls Trail (Lake Tahoe (Nevada), NV)
Ranked #17 of 78 attractions in Lake Tahoe Area
Category: Hiking Trails; Bodies of Water
This easy to moderate hiking trail offers a scenic view of Cascade Lake and Cascade Falls.
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Zephyr Cove Stables (Zephyr Cove, NV)
Ranked #18 of 78 attractions in Lake Tahoe Area
Category: Horseback Riding Stables
Breakfast, lunch and dinner rides in the high Sierras.
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Valhalla at Lake Tahoe (South Lake Tahoe, CA)
Ranked #19 of 78 attractions in Lake Tahoe Area
Category: Parks
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Van Sickle Bi-State Park (South Lake Tahoe, CA)
Ranked #20 of 78 attractions in Lake Tahoe Area
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Nevada Beach (Lake Tahoe (Nevada), NV)
Ranked #21 of 78 attractions in Lake Tahoe Area
Category: Beaches
Wide sandy beach, which offers escape from the bustle of other beaches.
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Camp Richardson Corral (South Lake Tahoe, CA)
Ranked #22 of 78 attractions in Lake Tahoe Area
Category: Horseback Riding Stables
Owner description: Camp Richardson Corral offers horseback rides through Lake Tahoe national forest. All tours are guided and at a walk. Trail... more » Owner description: Camp Richardson Corral offers horseback rides through Lake Tahoe national forest. All tours are guided and at a walk. Trail rides may include beautiful views of Lake Tahoe, Fallen Leaf Lake, Taylor Creek, along with beautiful mountain meadows and forests.We also offer hay wagon rides, pony rides, pack trips and boarding facilities. « less
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Magic Carpet Golf (South Lake Tahoe, CA)
Ranked #23 of 78 attractions in Lake Tahoe Area
Category: Game/ Entertainment Centers
miniature golf! Spring and Fall hours 11-7 later on sat summer 10-10
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Stateline Fire Lookout (Lake Tahoe (Nevada), NV)
Ranked #24 of 78 attractions in Lake Tahoe Area
Category: Lookouts
This much-overlooked point provides one of the best views of Lake Tahoe.
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Ranked #25 of 78 attractions in Lake Tahoe Area
Category: Golf Courses
Owner description: Designed by Robert Trent Jones, Jr., this 18-hole Bent grass course stretches 3,513 feet with spectacular green sites and... more » Owner description: Designed by Robert Trent Jones, Jr., this 18-hole Bent grass course stretches 3,513 feet with spectacular green sites and contours, demanding more accuracy than distance. « less
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Flume Trail (Lake Tahoe (Nevada), NV)
Ranked #26 of 78 attractions in Lake Tahoe Area
Category: Biking Trails

The Flume Trail in Tahoe is a unique adventure! The trail begins at Spooner Lake, where you'll ride on a dirt road uphill for 4 miles. The elevation and incline make this portion... more »

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Ranked #27 of 78 attractions in Lake Tahoe Area
Category: Beaches; Marinas
Owner description: Round Hill Pines Beach is a great summer vacation resort that offers a restaurant, snack bar, two bars, swimming pool, tennis... more » Owner description: Round Hill Pines Beach is a great summer vacation resort that offers a restaurant, snack bar, two bars, swimming pool, tennis and volleyball courts, water sport rentals, seasonal boat moorings and much more! We are also a beautiful location for wedding ceremonies and receptions. Come check out our stunning location on Lake Tahoe from June to September. We look forward to seeing you! « less
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Diamond Peak Ski Resort (Incline Village, NV)
Ranked #28 of 78 attractions in Lake Tahoe Area
Category: Mountains; Ski/ Snowboard Areas
Owner description: Diamond Peak has incredible views of Lake Tahoe, family-friendly terrain, and wide, easy slopes. You'll fall in love with our... more » Owner description: Diamond Peak has incredible views of Lake Tahoe, family-friendly terrain, and wide, easy slopes. You'll fall in love with our uncrowded mountain, money-saving family packages, and the Diamond Peak Child Ski Center. « less
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Echo Lakes Hiking Trail (Lake Tahoe (Nevada), NV)
Ranked #29 of 78 attractions in Lake Tahoe Area
Category: Hiking Trails
This easy to moderate hiking trail passes Lower and Upper Echo Lakes as well as many other lakes.
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Ranked #30 of 78 attractions in Lake Tahoe Area
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