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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.
  • Excellent79%
  • Very good17%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“entire lake” (11 reviews)
“sand harbor” (9 reviews)
“zephyr cove” (6 reviews)
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1 - 10 of 428 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

South Lake Tahoe has all the things you would want for a nice and relaxing getaway. Beautiful lake, gorgeous Mountain View, great hiking tails, skiing, shopping and gambling! Love this place!

Thank JulianZou
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Calming place, beautiful scenery from Emerald Bay. Certain slopes with signboard to drive at 5mph wasn’t joking. It’s like making a U turn on a down slope or an up slope.

Thank Francesca L
Reviewed 19 November 2017 via mobile

Surrounded by a mountain range this lake has it all - crystal clear water, amazing views from above and excellent hikes to get to the top of some peaks. my only regret is that we only stayed one night here.

Thank Denis S
Reviewed 17 November 2017

The in-betweens when there is no snow or good weather there lots of micro breweries, marijuanas to be had for recreational purposes of course, wonderful mountain outdoor environment, lake activity-fishing boating, fireworks, tennis, pickle ball, beaches, hiking, festivals, garage sales, exercise centers, been living here...More

Thank SamB29
Reviewed 10 November 2017

I've lived here for 20+ years - this place is always cool. Even when it is cooler or rainy it is still a great place to be!

Thank Philip J J
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

The lake Tahoe can not be said as a lake but sea because one cannot see farthest border of lake and huge size. Colour of water is amazing. Different blue colour shades are seen into lake. On shore there is white sand and is absolutely...More

Thank Ajit_N_Kulkarni
Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

We were staying in Reno for a couple of nights this summer and Lake Tahoe is only an hour's drive away (lovely scenic drive up and over the mountains) so we decided to spend a morning there. It's $12 to get in for non Nevada...More

Thank Mike P
Reviewed 26 September 2017 via mobile

Lake views are stunning, you will see miles of beautiful blue lake and surrounding hills and forest. There are few hiking trails there. You may go for day hike or simple admire the beauty of Mother Nature. Parking may be a hassle as they are...More

Thank Anand1351
Reviewed 20 September 2017

For once I'm at a loss. How does anyone review paradise? Lake Tahoe is 12 by 22 miles, about 72 miles around, surrounded by majestic mountains with more ski lifts around the lake than in all of Colorado (or so I'm told). Summers are the...More

Thank drdinnj
Reviewed 8 September 2017

A true gem to visit. With a little work you can get away from the crowds. Check in with the chamber of commerces around the like for off the beaten path ideas. Sunscreen is a must if outdoors for more than 20 minutes. Take a...More

Thank David H
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