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“beautiful grounds” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Hellman-Ehrman Mansion

Hellman-Ehrman Mansion
Highway 89 at Pine Street, Tahoe City, CA 96145
530 525 7982
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Ranked #5 of 32 things to do in Tahoe City
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Boca Raton, Florida
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12 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“beautiful grounds”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2012

Our family spent some time in Lake Tahoe and were busy with kayaking, hiking and boating most of the time. We took some time away from all the sports to see this mansion and really enjoyed all the information that Dave (the docent) provided about the home and the history of the Lake Tahoe area. The home has many interesting features and there are beaches and areas to walk around the grounds. We really learned a lot about the history and nature of the area.

Visited August 2012
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Chandler, Arizona
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202 reviews
38 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
“How the wealthy lived a hundred years ago.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2012

Docent guided tour through a portion of the enormous mansion.
Original kitchen and many original furnishings. Nice beach in front. Well worth the time for tour. Smaller children may be bored. Grounds are enormous.

Visited August 2012
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Saratoga, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“A View from the Mansion”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2008

My husband & I travel up to the Lake a few times every year and have found mid-September to be the best time. We love this time of the year the best because the pace slows a bit -- after the summer crowds and before the ski season begins.

When we arrive in September, we take one full day to visit the Mansion. The grounds are beautiful and quiet. There are times they still hold the tours so you can go into the home.

You can actually take time to slow down, breath deep and enjoy. Best of all is the VIEW from the grounds. From the Mansion's front door/porch, you can enjoy an uninterrupted view of this pristine lake and the surrounding mountains.

Remember to bring your tennis racket, as the courts are open to the public. Not many times "normal" folks can say they played at a Mansion.

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