Lake Tahoe

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  • Riverwalk District

    1. Riverwalk District

    Promenade/Boardwalk

    The makeover of Reno's waterfront has transformed this formerly dilapidated area into the toast of the town. The Riverwalk itself is a half...Read More

    Riverwalk District
  • 2. Thunderbird Lodge

    House/Mansion/Villa

    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...Read More

  • Cave Rock

    3. Cave Rock

    Geological Site

    Near Zephyr Cove, this 75 feet of solid stone at the southern end of Lake Tahoe–Nevada State Park is the throat of an extinct volcano. Tahoe...Read More

    Cave Rock
  • 4. Fleischmann Planetarium

    Observatory/Planetarium

    Digital star shows provide the glittering lights inside this facility. The shows aim to make learning about astronomy entertaining for kids...Read More

  • 5. Lake Tahoe–Nevada State Park and Sand Harbor Beach

    Park (National/State/Provincial)

    Protecting much of the lake's eastern shore from development, this park comprises several sections that stretch from Incline Village to Zephyr...Read More

  • 6. Lakeshore Drive

    Scenic Drive/Tour

    Take this beautiful drive to see some of the most expensive real estate in Nevada. The route is discreetly marked: to find it, start at the...Read More

  • 7. National Automobile Museum

    Museum/Gallery

    Antique and classic automobiles, including an Elvis Presley Cadillac, a Mercury coupe driven by James Dean in the movie Rebel Without a Cause...Read More

  • 8. Nevada Beach

    Beach–Sight

    Although less than a mile long, this is the widest beach on the lake and especially good for swimming (many Tahoe beaches are rocky). You can...Read More

  • 9. Nevada Museum of Art

    Museum/Gallery

    A dramatic four-level structure designed by Will Bruder houses this splendid museum's collection, which focuses on themes such as the Sierra...Read More

  • 10. Cal-Neva Lodge

    Hotel–Sight

    Bisected by the state line, the Cal-Neva Lodge opened in 1927 and has weathered many scandals. The largest involved former owner Frank Sinatra...Read More

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