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This spectacularly beautiful resort lake, with over 70 miles of shoreline,...

This spectacularly beautiful resort lake, with over 70 miles of shoreline, offers two "faces:" family-style on the California side and high-rise casinos on Nevada's side.

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$65*
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South Lake Tahoe Parasailing
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$144*
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South Lake Tahoe Boat Rental
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$45*
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Lake Tahoe Circle Tour Including Squaw Valley

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Very beautiful place

My friend and her Mom drove from SF City and just when we were entering...scenery is really awesome. The place is sooooo clean, well preserved and i felt like im trapped inside a... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We stayed in South Lake Tahoe and while the lake is beautiful to look at, you cannot do much in the water because it's so frigid year round. Also the area is overall expensive and either you have to pay to even get to the shore of the lake or it's off limits to non residents, especially on the north... More 

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Thank William C
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

My friend and her Mom drove from SF City and just when we were entering...scenery is really awesome. The place is sooooo clean, well preserved and i felt like im trapped inside a post card. We stayed at Heavenly Village and boy it was lovely!!! Its like a small community of happy people. Everyone was cheerful and friendly. I think... More 

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Nothing quite captures the beauty of Lake Tahoe on a sunny warm day. It's one of my favorite places anywhere! Beautiful clear calm water, an amazing backdrop of snow capped mountains, stunning vistas at every turn in the road, the list is endless! I would highly recommend a visit, even just for a day. However to really enjoy it, i... More 

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New York City, New York
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2,965 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 441 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

You can't miss seeing this if you are in the area. A beautiful lake with a backdrop of mountains. Everything looks so Serene and beautiful.

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Thank Bernardo F
Helotes, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lake Tahoe is a superb vacation spot. Drive over route 80 from SF or just a couple hours from Reno. There are the regular tourist shops and eateries, but there is also much more. I recommend renting a bike if you didn't bring one and cruising around through So Lake Tahoe or on the Northern area of Lake Tahoe. We... More 

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Leigh-on Sea, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Approached from fallen leaf we followed a trail with lots of information along the way. The lake is huge with wide sandy shores. We were there midweek, early June, and there were lots of visitors enjoying the area.

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Thank Margaret L
Kelowna, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016 via mobile

When coming down i50 you get Great Lake views. Even better when you get here. Nice beaches and beautiful views in every direction.

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Thank xtinecarmen
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016 via mobile

Natural beauty. Clear water and mountain views all around. Blue sky's. Depending on the time of year it might even snow while the sky's are blue. Seeing it snow in the mountains while enjoying a nice spring walk an amazing sight.

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Thank Alissa C
California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016

We went because we had not been there for over 30 years. I chose to drive completely around the lake for sightseeing. Despite heavy construction delays there were numerous beautiful scenic stops along the way. Just go clockwise to stay in the lane closest to the water.

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Sao Paulo, SP
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2016

The lake is fantastic and large. Emeral Bay is the highlight. Drive, walk, snowshoe along the lake. It is very pleasent. Usually Emeral Bay is closed for traffic of bed weather.

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