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Emerald Bay Helicopter Tour
"Did you know that Emerald Bay is the second most photographed location in North America? On this tour enjoy the wonder of Emerald Bay Fallen Leaf Lake and the Vikingsholm from the best vantage point available! Your helicopter will be a Robinson R44 Raven II or a Bell 206 LongRanger. These are some of the safest and quietest helicopters in the industry. Each copter comes equipped wi so you can enjoy your flight in comfort without any unnecessary noise.Depending on the helicopter being flown passenger count will be 3 4 or 5 passengers and the pilot. Be assured that EVERY seat is a window seat!All passenger weights MUST be advised at time of booking"""
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Lake Tahoe Semi-Private Photography Tour
"The semi-private tours are restricted to a maximum of six people but frequently run on a smaller basis so you are guaranteed a warm personalized experience. Choose from two exciting itineraries and be transported by luxury vehicle to premier locations to enjoy the breathtaking scenery and numerous photo opportunities around Lake Tahoe. Please see the Itinerary section below f"""This semi-private photography tour offers a myriad of photo opportunities of stunningly beautiful Lake Tahoe and the snow capped mountains of the Sierra Nevada. Suitable for all ages and abilities the tours are led by expert photographers who will share photography tips and their vast knowledge of the area to ensure you leave Lake Tahoe not only with treasured memories but images you will cherish forever! Whether it's wildflowers fall colors
From $149.00
 
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

Most Viewed Off The Beaten Path in South Lake Tahoe

Off The Beaten Path

Day Trip

For those of you leaving California on the way to fabulous Lake Tahoe, I would suggest taking the highway 50 route as apposed to the 80. The 80 is more of the major 4 lane freeway to get you up and...
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Off The Beaten Path

Lake / Bays

There are plenty of places to explore around Lake Tahoe, but they are the beaten path rather than off of it. What ever your interests are you will find it here. However, it is not difficult to find...
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Sushi in Minden ?!

If you drive into through South Lake Tahoe into Nevada on Highway 50 east, past the casinos, and down Spooner summit to Carson City, turn right and drive about 10 miles south into Carson Valley....
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Killer Highway!

On the way back to Reno from Tahoe (Hwy 50 to 395, I think), these signs started popping up on the side of the road, with messages ranging from the instructional "Slow down!" to the cryptic "RIP Here...
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Watch out below!!!!!!!!!!!!

Sledding! We found a snow park on the way back to Reno that was a great sledding place. Unfortunately, where we live, we get about one snow day a year and even then not, it's not enough to go sledding...
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See into your future...

Accross from Heavenly Resort, above the T-Shirt shops there is a palmist/psychic woman. Apparently she is somewhat well known in the area and has had a few newspaper articles written about her. She...
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Visit the Ponderosa in Virginia City

This is the home of TV's Bonanza. It's almost like a mini-theme park. You can go inside the Ponderosa and see the setting that the TV program used for their shows. There is a staged "shoot-out" in the...
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See the Donner Memorial

If you have a few days in the Lake Tahoe area it's easy to drive to Truckee and visit Donner Memorial State Park. This beautiful State Park is in the Sierra Nevada and offers an abundance of outdoor...
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Watercolors by Jan Foss

Art lovers...tucked in the back of the same "strip mall" as the Blac Bear cafe is an art gallery by local Tahoe artist Jan Foss.Jan's works range from "fun" and comical sketches which are great gifts...
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Top Hotels in South Lake Tahoe

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4145 Manzanita Ave., Lake Tahoe, California, 96150, United States
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4061 Lake Tahoe Blvd., Lake Tahoe, California, 96150, United States
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4130 Lake Tahoe Blvd., Lake Tahoe, California, 96150, United States
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3696 Lake Tahoe Boulvard, Lake Tahoe, California, 96150, United States
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1001 Heavenly Village Way, Lake Tahoe, California, 96150, United States
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4100 Lake Tahoe Blvd., Lake Tahoe, California, 96150, United States
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Top Things to Do in South Lake Tahoe

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Emerald Bay

Vikingsholm is located at the head of Emerald Bay in South Lake Tahoe, California. This magnificent "castle" is a unique blend of Nature's spectacular beauty and man's architectural ingenuity....
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Heavenly Gondola

You will glide 9,000 feet in 12 minutes in these eight-passenger gondalas take guests 2.4 miles up the mountain in 12 minutes while they enjoy views of Lake Tahoe. A 14,000 square foot mid-station...
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Eagle Lake

This was a great hike. The trail starts at Eagle Falls Trailhead parking lot. The trail is clearly marked and not too difficult. After going a short ways you'll come to a footbridge overlooking the...
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Sand Harbor Beach

Sand Harbor Beach - This beach is closer to North lake Tahoe than it is to South Lake Tahoe but it's worth the drive to escape the crowds. Enjoy your day picnicing in the trees or laying out on the...
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Snowfest 2009

Snowfest 2009 is the 29th Annual such Winter Carnival held at Lake Tahoe. From February 27th through March 8th families will enjoy delightful events: Science Expo Snowfest Queen Coronation Opening...
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Richardson Beach

This is the beach where everybody sits out and bathes next to the Beacon Bar and Grill. But be careful, you have to pay to park. It sucks. The food is good and there is generally tropical music...
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chewy3326

"Lake of the Sky"
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Shihar

"Believe the Hype!"
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Geoff_Wright

"South Lake Tahoe"
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jessicadf

"Winter Wonderland!"
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