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“Interesting and very well done” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Tallac Historic Site

Tallac Historic Site
State Hwy 89, South Lake Tahoe, CA
530 541 5227
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Type: Historic Sites, Museums, Cultural
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Owner description: Stroll through the former summer homes and gardens of four wealthy gilded-age families.
Reading, United Kingdom
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117 reviews 117 reviews
38 attraction reviews
Reviews in 41 cities Reviews in 41 cities
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
“Interesting and very well done”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2013

This is a really interesting trip which we went to on the bikes we hired. They had a real blacksmith on the day we went whom was making all sorts of things. The main house is stunning and has great views of the lake. It must have been wonderful to live here. Please go and support this historic place

Visited August 2012
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Loomis, California
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“Tahoe History”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2013

Your missing the true flavor and history of the Lake Tahoe area if you don't pay a visit to this site. The annual Gatsby event is a highlight.

Visited December 2012
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South Lake Tahoe, California
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18 reviews 18 reviews
9 attraction reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
“fun and free”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2012

great place to take a easy walk in south shore, good for history buffs and out of town visitors who want to learn about the area.

Visited October 2012
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Dallas, Texas
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84 reviews 84 reviews
17 attraction reviews
Reviews in 37 cities Reviews in 37 cities
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
“Please do Not Miss this Historic Site”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2012

We were walking in snow..My toes were frozen and I could not leave..It was mesmerizing..A walk back in time to the beautiful
1920's...Close your eyes and love this moment in time

Visited October 2012
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Los Gatos
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307 reviews 307 reviews
74 attraction reviews
Reviews in 152 cities Reviews in 152 cities
220 helpful votes 220 helpful votes
“Big Surprise”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2012

We've been to Tahoe too many times to count and have never visited the Tallac site. We have often gone into Tayor Creek which is adjacent to Tallac to enjoy the trails and fish spawning, not knowing that such a gem existed just a few hundred yards away. Went because of the great reviews on Trip Advisor. We weren't disappointed! Lots of buildings, historic information, gardens and views of the lake. Can't believe I'm saying it, but it was a highlight of the trip. We went twice, and really enjoyed our early morning visit with the morning sun filtering through the trees that were turning color. A "Don't Miss."

Visited October 2012
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