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Inspiration Point Vista

Emerald Bay Rd, Tahoe City, CA
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Absolutely phenomenal view - don't miss it if in Lake Tahoe area!

This spot is one of the best you will see anywhere in the states -- truly inspiring!. Right off Rt... read more

Reviewed yesterday
BancyN
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Palos Hills, Illinois
Beautiful!

It was a little difficult to find a parking space on a Sunday afternoon. Be sure to bring your... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Pom G
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Look out over Emerald Bay.
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Emerald Bay Rd, Tahoe City, CA
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Reviewed yesterday

This spot is one of the best you will see anywhere in the states -- truly inspiring!. Right off Rt. 89 on the south side of Lake Tahoe, you can make a quick stop. Parking is limited and you may need to pay a small...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

It was a little difficult to find a parking space on a Sunday afternoon. Be sure to bring your camera. You won't want to miss the photos.

Thank Pom G
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Been here many times before, but had been 10 years since my last visit. Was taken back by the parking fee. View was still still wonderful.

Thank Dave B
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped by for some photos last week. This is a crowded stop and parking is limited. Views were amazing and easy to access. Do not miss this

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

There is not much to say here other than if you’re visiting Tahoe take the time to drive around the whole lake and stop at places like Inspiration Point Vista to take in the STUNNING views. Lake Tahoe really is a special place and when...More

Thank Paul T
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

For absolute beauty, it is hard to find any place else to rival the view at Inspiration Point. Bring your camera, read all the info boards and breath in the mountain air. Close to Heaven.

Thank TxWaccamaw
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a perfect day to be there...bright blue sky and a few clouds. I can see why they named this inspiration point, as it is a great place to reflect.

Thank Michael H
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a great place to see views of Lake Tahoe. Gets REALLY crowded! Parking is insane. Hard to say when the best time is to go - off season! Enjoy. Across from Eagle Falls trail which is really nice,

Thank KarenKAFVL
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you're looking for the perfect vantage point to enjoy the classic Tahoe view, had for inspiration point. It is stunning . Words cannot begin to explain. If you're traveling south on 89 on the west side of Tahoe you will find that there is...More

Thank Elizabeth R
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Absolutely gorgeous and great place to get some amazing photos of the lake and mountains. You won't be disappointed.

Thank cgowen2018
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Beetravels
April 11, 2018|
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Response from calsun99 | Reviewed this property |
Go to caltrans website road conditions. ( California Transportation Department) Put in the highway number. Echo summit is Hwy. 50 and Donner Summit is Hwy 80. We get snow in May but usually smaller amounts. The roads are... More
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Response from Allfunallthetime | Reviewed this property |
yes. dogs on leash are ok.
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pkadel
June 19, 2016|
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Response from gra1Sydney | Reviewed this property |
speed is not the issue- there is so much along the way, you should just enjoy the journey!
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