Incline Village Sights


Thunderbird Lodge

Thunderbird Lodge Review

George Whittell, a San Francisco socialite who once owned 40,000 acres of property along the lake, built this lodge in 1936. You can tour the mansion and the grounds by reservation only, and though it's pricey to do so, you'll be rewarded with a rare glimpse of a time when only the very wealthy had homes at Tahoe. The lodge is accessible via a bus from the Incline Village Visitors Bureau, a catamaran from the Hyatt in Incline Village ($110), or a 1950 wooden cruiser from Tahoe Keys Marina in South Lake Tahoe, which includes continental breakfast and lunch ($135).

    Contact Information

  • Address: 5000 Nevada 28, Incline Village, NV, 96150 | Map It
  • Phone: 775/832–8750; 800/468–2463; 775/588–1881; 888/867–6394; 775/831–4386
  • Cost: $39 bus tour, $110 & 135 for boat tours
  • Hours: May–Oct., Tues.–Sat., call for tour times
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  • Location: Incline Village
Updated: 02-27-2014

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