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Top things to do in Lake Tahoe (Nevada)

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Sand Harbor (Incline Village)
Ranked #1 of 30 attractions in Lake Tahoe (Nevada)
Category: Beaches; Outdoors
Rocky coves and boulders to jump off of are the primary features of this beach.
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Ranked #2 of 30 attractions in Lake Tahoe (Nevada)
Category: State Parks; Outdoors
A number of areas for visitors along Lake Tahoe, with the most popular being Sand Harbor.
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Ranked #3 of 30 attractions in Lake Tahoe (Nevada)
Category: Historic Sites; Cultural
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Ranked #4 of 30 attractions in Lake Tahoe (Nevada)
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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Ranked #5 of 30 attractions in Lake Tahoe (Nevada)
Category: Beaches; Outdoors
Wide sandy beach, which offers escape from the bustle of other beaches.
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Ranked #6 of 30 attractions in Lake Tahoe (Nevada)
Category: Lookouts; Landmarks
This much-overlooked point provides one of the best views of Lake Tahoe.
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Ranked #7 of 30 attractions in Lake Tahoe (Nevada)
Category: Beaches; Marinas; Outdoors
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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Ranked #8 of 30 attractions in Lake Tahoe (Nevada)
Category: Biking Trails; Outdoors
Paved bike path with views of Lake Tahoe.
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Ranked #9 of 30 attractions in Lake Tahoe (Nevada)
Category: Bodies of Water; Outdoors
Nevada lake named for its large amount of eagles.
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Ranked #10 of 30 attractions in Lake Tahoe (Nevada)
Category: Hiking Trails; Outdoors
This moderate to difficult trail goes to Upper and Lower Eagle Falls and offers spectacular scenery.
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Harveys Casino (Stateline)
Ranked #11 of 30 attractions in Lake Tahoe (Nevada)
Category: Casinos/Gaming
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Ranked #12 of 30 attractions in Lake Tahoe (Nevada)
Category: Tours; Cultural
Owner description: TINS is a membership-supported nonprofit seeking to advance the natural history, conservation, and ecosystem knowledge of the... more » Owner description: TINS is a membership-supported nonprofit seeking to advance the natural history, conservation, and ecosystem knowledge of the Tahoe region through science, education, and outreach. We have a long term goal of bringing a world-class interpretive nature center and education facility to the Tahoe region. We offer a great variety of FREE natural history programs and guided hikes throughout the Tahoe region. « less
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Ranked #13 of 30 attractions in Lake Tahoe (Nevada)
Category: Trails; Lookouts; Outdoors
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Ranked #14 of 30 attractions in Lake Tahoe (Nevada)
Category: Hiking Trails; Trails; Outdoors

A hike to the top of Horsetail Falls, part of Pyramid Creek coming out of Desolation Wilderness, is a moderate to difficult hike with some boulder climbing near the top of the... more »

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Ranked #15 of 30 attractions in Lake Tahoe (Nevada)
Category: ; Spas; Casinos/Gaming
Owner description: From video poker to blackjack and craps to keno, you'll find non-stop action at this lavish casino which is open 24 hours a... more » Owner description: From video poker to blackjack and craps to keno, you'll find non-stop action at this lavish casino which is open 24 hours a day and boasts an impressive line-up of big name entertainers. « less
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Ranked #16 of 30 attractions in Lake Tahoe (Nevada)
Category: Casinos/Gaming
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Ranked #17 of 30 attractions in Lake Tahoe (Nevada)
Category: ; History Museums; Museums
Owner description: The Gatekeeper's Museum is located in Tahoe City, in the log cabin right next to Fanny Bridge, where highways 89 and 28 meet.... more » Owner description: The Gatekeeper's Museum is located in Tahoe City, in the log cabin right next to Fanny Bridge, where highways 89 and 28 meet. We're across the street from Bridgetender restaurant.We feature exhibits about Tahoe history, including steamers, winter sports, Gilded Age resorts and more! We are very proud to feature the Marion Steinbach Indian Basket Collection of more than 900 baskets woven by people west of the Rockies! Come see the remarkable ingenuity of people living in America long before the Industrial Revolution!Winter Hours: Open Fri - Sat, 11am-5pm and by appointment. Summer Hours: Open Wed - Mon, 10am - 5pm. « less
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Ranked #18 of 30 attractions in Lake Tahoe (Nevada)
Category: Biking Trails; Hiking Trails; Trails; Outdoors
Owner description: This 165-mile, twenty-four inch, single-track trail is open to hiking, equestrians, and mountain biking (in most areas). The... more » Owner description: This 165-mile, twenty-four inch, single-track trail is open to hiking, equestrians, and mountain biking (in most areas). The trail encompasses the ridge tops of the Lake Tahoe Basin, crossing six counties, and two states. The Tahoe Rim Trail overlaps with approximately fifty miles of the Pacific Crest National Scenic Trail. « less
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Cave Rock (Glenbrook)
Ranked #19 of 30 attractions in Lake Tahoe (Nevada)
Category: Geologic Formations; Outdoors
Located along U.S. 50 (Lincoln Highway), this is sacred ground for the Washoe Indians.
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Lakeside Casino (Stateline)
Ranked #20 of 30 attractions in Lake Tahoe (Nevada)
Category: Casinos/Gaming
Twenty-four hour casino with separate lodging facilities is located on scenic South Lake Tahoe.
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Ranked #21 of 30 attractions in Lake Tahoe (Nevada)
Owner description: The Tahoe South Visitor Center is open daily and our visitor information specialists are waiting to serve you. We provide... more » Owner description: The Tahoe South Visitor Center is open daily and our visitor information specialists are waiting to serve you. We provide free maps, brochures and information on lodging, attractions, special events and much more. Visitor information is also available on our website, TahoeSouth.com. The Tahoe South Visitor Centers are brought to you by the Lake Tahoe Visitors Authority. « less
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Ranked #22 of 30 attractions in Lake Tahoe (Nevada)
Category: Specialty Museums; Museums
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Mark Twain Cultural Center (Incline Village)
Ranked #23 of 30 attractions in Lake Tahoe (Nevada)
Category: Theaters; Cultural
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Ranked #24 of 30 attractions in Lake Tahoe (Nevada)
Category: Hiking Trails; Outdoors
For an easier hike, this handicapped-accessible paved trail provides signs for a self-guided tour.
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Ranked #25 of 30 attractions in Lake Tahoe (Nevada)
Category: ; Game/ Entertainment Centers; Casinos/Gaming
Casino with lots of action, live entertainment with star performers, dining and shops.
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Ranked #26 of 30 attractions in Lake Tahoe (Nevada)
Category: Bodies of Water; Outdoors
This body of water is scenically situated with a waterfall and mountain in the background and offers a hiking trail nearby.
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Ranked #27 of 30 attractions in Lake Tahoe (Nevada)
Category: Casinos/Gaming
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Horizon Casino (Stateline)
Ranked #28 of 30 attractions in Lake Tahoe (Nevada)
Category: Casinos/Gaming
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Category: Bodies of Water; Outdoors
Located below scenic snow-covered mountain peaks and with a view of a waterfall.
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