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“Spectacular”
Review of Lake Tahoe

Lake Tahoe
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Lake Tahoe Circle Tour Including Squaw Valley
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Ranked #107 of 9,087 things to do in California
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Owner description: 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.
Reviewed December 17, 2013

I'm not an especially spiritual person, but standing at the edge of the lake and taking in the mountain views felt like something of a religious experience. The views alone make the trip here a must... Tahoe might be heaven on earth.

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Reviewed November 11, 2013

Drive clockwise, take your time, enjoy the overlooks, and appreciate the beauty of the area! We saw a bear so keep your eyes open for wildlife! Most of all be respectful of others and if your goal is to speed around the lake, please don't. The road is winding at times and don't drive it after drinking or if your driver is not alert. Wonderful experience!

1  Thank Piseu
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Reviewed November 11, 2013

Water, sky and mountains are in glorious syzygy here, and the energy of Tahoe will certainly infuse you as you drive this area. If you are in the Reno-San Francisco corridor, this is a great diversion and something that must be seen. This area abounds with restaurants and recreation. Driving along the lake is exhilarating.

Thank karmaswimswami
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Reviewed November 1, 2013

My daughter and I took a trip to Lake Tahoe during our visit to a wedding in Nevada City, CA. We LOVED the view "oohing" over the entire drive around the mountains and as we circled the Lake. Emerald Bay was gorgeous and as we stopped along the pull offs all around the lake I think we took at least 25-50 photos at each stop. We made a stop at one of the Visitors Centers and the man there told us that if we wanted to see wildlife to stop at Taylor's Creek where we would see Salmon spawning and possibly see some bear playing in the creek. We ended up backtracking about 30 min. and so glad we did.We walked the trails, saw thousands of salmon, lots of ducks, a beaver, woodpeckers, and then on our drive we saw a few coyote. Disappointed we didn't run across any bear we met a lot of neat people on the trail and they'd seen the 2 cubs and momma bear several times. We just weren't in the "right place at the right time". We even ended up staying the night in the area so we could go back the next morning. Gorgeous! Would recommend highly!

1  Thank wunder123
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Reviewed October 30, 2013

We enjoyed Treetop Adventures, had lunch at Rosie's and then headed to south Tahoe. Gorgeous drive all along the lake, including Emerald Bay with our final destination being the Gondola ride at Heavenly. Such a great destination!

Thank Penny E
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