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Inspiration Point Vista

Emerald Bay Rd, Tahoe City, CA
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Phenomenal and Truly Inspirational!

This is one of the most impressive scenic sites in all of the Lake Tahoe area. If you go anywhere... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
love2live4ever
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isle of Palms, SC
Beautiful view! Fast visit! Great Photo opp!

I think my title says it all! As others have said it does get crowded but it was not unmanageable... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
nametaken5
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Orinda, California
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Look out over Emerald Bay.
  • Excellent72%
  • Very good24%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Emerald Bay Rd, Tahoe City, CA
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Reviewed 5 days ago

This is one of the most impressive scenic sites in all of the Lake Tahoe area. If you go anywhere go here and behold this!

Thank love2live4ever
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I think my title says it all! As others have said it does get crowded but it was not unmanageable when we were there (parked across the street). We stayed about 10 minutes taking pictures. Easy drive to get there and well worth the time.

Thank nametaken5
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It is absolutely gorgeous here. I would make a point to drive there if you are in the South Lake Tahoe area. Many of the scenic beaches and stops are closed right now due to the winter season, but this has different viewing points that...More

Thank teabee34
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The views you will have from this spot are simply fabulous so find a way to stop and see first hand.. As other reviews indicate you have to be patient and search out a place to park as it is a very popular stop. Be...More

Thank zimmys57
Reviewed 16 October 2017

As you drive up the East side of Lake Tahoe be sure to stop at this vista over Emerald Bay. The views are beautiful and picture worthy. It can get very crowded with very limited parking--use caution when waiting for a spot to open up...More

Thank vakamalua
Reviewed 13 October 2017

Lake Tahoe have many nice view-points. Emerald bay including Inspiration Point Vista is one of the best nice view points. When I went there, we have to look for the parking point because of short of parking in spite of week day.

Thank 勇介 森
Reviewed 12 October 2017

We first tried to stop on a Sunday afternoon by parking (even on the roadside) was impossible. Returned early the next morning, parking was easy and viewpoints were not crowded. Spectacular elevated view. If you have the time (and energy) hike down to the Vikingholm.

Thank bobolan92
Reviewed 12 October 2017

Inspiration Point Vista is a view point for a wide-angle, deep focus view of Lake Tahoe. It is well interpreted with many detailed didactic panels. Parking will be difficult, and there will be wait time to get those perfect photos.

Thank Sassamatt
Reviewed 9 October 2017

Parking is tight, but worth it for the view. Very short walk to the lookout point. Great views. Absolutely gorgeous!

Thank Jennifer W
Reviewed 4 October 2017

Amazing place with amazing views but it was so crowded to the point parking was nearly impossible and pedestrian movement was dangerous. Even with caution somebody could be hit, and lots of drivers are not to cautious.

1  Thank Glenn M
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Jonathanherrera26
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Response from Allfunallthetime | Reviewed this property |
yes. dogs on leash are ok.
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pkadel
19 June 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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