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Lake Tahoe's Emerald Bay Cruise on M.S. Dixie II
"This two-hour narrated Emerald Bay Sightseeing Cruise offers non-stop photo opportunities that will delight everyone in your family or group. As you cruise to through and back from Emerald Bay you will learn how it was formed and some of its fascinating history. Hear tales of Fenette Island (nicknamed ""little rock island"") within the bay as well as the Vikingsholm Castle the stone mansion on its shores.You will even get a look below Lake Tahoe's surface with a special video presentation of ""Sunken Treasures of Lake Tahoe"". This is a state-of-the-art video presentation showing what lies deep beneath the brilliant blue of Lake Tahoe's surface. Travel 500 feet below the waters of Glenbrook Bay to tour th the majestic vessel that cruised Lake Tahoe for 50 years before being sunk by her owners.See underwater canyons and rocky bluffs that until now have never been seen by human eyes. Cruise through recently discovered ancient forests of petrified tr
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Cross-Country Ski Rental in Lake Tahoe
"Select from two rental locations both conveniently situated near Lake Tahoe ski resorts. At each trained staff will help ensure a proper fit for your bindings and boots and can advise on the best trails for your skill level. If you’d prefer to leave the bulky gear at home you can rent winter clothing and purchase cold-weather accessories when picking up your rentals. By pre-booking you can make sure there is a pair of skis with your name on it even on clear brisk days when cross-country rentals fly off the shelves. After being fitted and receiving the skis and poles
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Lake Tahoe's Emerald Bay Cruise on M.S. Dixie II
"This two-hour narrated Emerald Bay Sightseeing Cruise offers non-stop photo opportunities that will delight everyone in your family or group. As you cruise to through and back from Emerald Bay you will learn how it was formed and some of its fascinating history. Hear tales of Fenette Island (nicknamed ""little rock island"") within the bay as well as the Vikingsholm Castle the stone mansion on its shores.You will even get a look below Lake Tahoe's surface with a special video presentation of ""Sunken Treasures of Lake Tahoe"". This is a state-of-the-art video presentation showing what lies deep beneath the brilliant blue of Lake Tahoe's surface. Travel 500 feet below the waters of Glenbrook Bay to tour th the majestic vessel that cruised Lake Tahoe for 50 years before being sunk by her owners.See underwater canyons and rocky bluffs that until now have never been seen by human eyes. Cruise through recently discovered ancient forests of petrified tr
From $63.00

More Things to Do in Nevada City

WATER MAKES THE WHEEL GO ROUND

On your walk around Nevada City, go one short block from Broad Street to the Main Street and Commerical Street Square. The square is easy to spot as the 15 ton water wheel sits prominently in the...
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Feb 06, 2012

Second Stop: Take the Walking Tour

One of the many nice things about Nevada City is that you can see nearly all of the interesting buildings and sites in a relatively short walk. Unfortunately there are not wayfinding signs around town...
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TooTallFinn24
Dec 03, 2011

Robinson Plaza

Located steps from the South Yuba Canal Office is a small vacant area named Robinson Plaza. The area was named after Beryl Robinson Jr. in 1999, who was the longest serving City Manager in California...
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TooTallFinn24
Dec 01, 2011

Nevada City Winery

Walking up Spring Street one comes to a series of interesting buildings. First a very odern looking retail building, then a metal garage and finally an old foundry.While the Nevada City Winery has...
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TooTallFinn24
Dec 01, 2011

South Yuba Canal Building

Sitting at the end of Main Street overlooking State Highway 49 sits the two story South Yuba Canal Building. The building represents one of the oldest buildings in the City being constructed in 1855....
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Dec 01, 2011

Nevada County Courthouse

This surprisingly tall modernistic courthouse jumps out at you as you walk up Commercial or Broad Street and look north.A county courthouse has been located on this site since 1856. The first...
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TooTallFinn24
Dec 01, 2011
 
 
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Pine Street Bridge and Tranquility Trail

The Pine Street Bridge represents the third span over Deer Creek built in the City. The current bridge built in 1996 replaced the old single arch bridge that was in existence from 1908-1996. Prior to...
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Dec 01, 2011

Firehouse # 2

Firehouse # 2 which constructed in 1860. It served as one of two fire companies in Nevada City for many years. The building was placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1974.Today the...
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Dec 01, 2011

Searls Historical Library

Sitting just down the street from the Nevada County Courthouse stands the tiny Searls Historical Library Building. The library was built in 1872 as the law office for attorney Niles Searles. Unlike...
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TooTallFinn24
Nov 30, 2011

Firehouse #1

Located just down the street from the Chamber of Commerce, Firehouse #1 painted bright white jumped out at me as I walked up the street.The firehouse was constructed in 1861 at the first fire...
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TooTallFinn24
Nov 30, 2011

Miners Foundry Cultural Center

This interesting building is also sometimes referred to as the Pelton Wheel Manufacturing Site. Buildings on this site trace back t0 1855 when a foundry and blacksmith shop served to repair heavy...
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TooTallFinn24
Nov 30, 2011

Nevada Theatre

A strikingly pretty brick building from the street the Nevada Theatre has an interesting history. A large fire in 1863 destroyed the Bailey House Hotel and several other buildings in town. After the...
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TooTallFinn24
Nov 30, 2011

National Hotel

The National Hotel claims to be the oldest continuously operating hotel this side of the Rocky Mountains. Established in 1852 its historic charm exudes as you walk down Broad Street. To my surprise I...
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TooTallFinn24
Nov 30, 2011

First Stop: Chamber of Commerce

Chambers of Commerce can either be a good source of local information or just a building with brochures shouting out to you to spend your money here. I found the staffers at the Nevada City Chamber of...
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TooTallFinn24
Nov 30, 2011

Top Hotels in Nevada City

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517 W Broad Street, Nevada City, California, 95959, United States
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400 Railroad Ave. (Sacramento St. Exit Off Highway
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760 Zion Street, , Nevada City, California 95959
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211 Broad Street, Nevada City, California, 95959, United States
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116 Nevada Street, , Nevada City, California 95959
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528 E Broad St, Nevada City, CA 95959
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Top 5 Nevada City Writers

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"Nevada City- Making Gold From Its Historic Past"
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"Relive the Gold Rush"
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"Nevada City - A Gold Country Nugget"
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"Old Time Gold Mining Town"
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"Nevada City,California"
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