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Things to do in Lake Tahoe

Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
State / Provincial Park
“This is a CALIFORNIA State Park with beautiful blue-green waters of Lake Tahoe. Lots to do and see, make this a full day trip. Pick up a lotto ticket before heading back to Nevada if you are feeling lucky.”
  • 167 locals recommend
Donut Shop
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“The Woodsy Tahoe Cabin is just 10 minutes away from the gondola at Heavenly Mountain Resort. ”
  • 111 locals recommend
Natural Feature
“Beautiful lake, lots of hiking, great views, brick oven pizza, outdoor music etc ”
  • 93 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
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“Favorite Place for a nice Lunch or Dinner on the lake. Be sure to have their famous drink "Wet Woody" on a hot summer day.”
  • 117 locals recommend
Lodging
“3.8 miles from the Airbnb home, a quick car ride to the heart of south Lake Tahoe!”
  • 73 locals recommend
Hotel
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“Best reasonable priced restaurant on the lake. Sit lakeside in the summer and spring enjoying the freshest complete menu on the lake. Winter months the cabin vibe and open fire make this a cosy food retreat.”
  • 116 locals recommend
Breakfast Spot
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“EVERYONE'S favorite breakfast/brunch! Hop over to the West Shore Market and order a coffee to enjoy while you wait! ”
  • 99 locals recommend
Harbor / Marina
“Voted the best beach in all of Lake Tahoe. Great sandy beaches. Huge boulders to sun bath or jump off. SUP, kayak rentals. Boating. Has a restaurant and is home to LT Shakespeare Festival during summer. Sleigh rides in winter. ”
  • 79 locals recommend
Casino
“The Crysta Bay Club, also known as CBC to the locals, has a myriad of amazing LIVE Music shows. Check out devildogshows.com for the schedule of their events”
  • 68 locals recommend
Café
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“Great healthy option for a quick bite or smoothie. Lots of vegetarian and vegan options.”
  • 94 locals recommend
Tapas Restaurant
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“Located at the Hyatt in Incline Village. On the beach with outdoor bonfire and excellent restaurant. ”
  • 87 locals recommend
Bakery
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“Great bread and pastries! Highly recommended. Half off bread and some pastries from 3-4pm”
  • 74 locals recommend
Bar
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“Good burger spot, drinks flowing, cabin feel in the winter, river side dining in summer months.”
  • 64 locals recommend
Pizza Place
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“Great pizza spot in Heavenly Village. Live Music pretty much every day. Go early, though, it can get really crowded. Or put in your name and then walk around and shop !”
  • 59 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
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“A traditional Italian restaurant with huge portions. A great place for a group. ”
  • 62 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“Jason's is a fun family restaurant with full bar. In the winter its great because of the fire pit right inside the restaurant. In the summer you can enjoy live music and lake views in the Sand Bar .”
  • 50 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Seafood Restaurant
“Favorite Place for a nice Lunch or Dinner on the lake. Be sure to have their famous drink "Wet Woody" on a hot summer day.”
  • 117 locals recommend
Hotel
“Best reasonable priced restaurant on the lake. Sit lakeside in the summer and spring enjoying the freshest complete menu on the lake. Winter months the cabin vibe and open fire make this a cosy food retreat.”
  • 116 locals recommend
Breakfast Spot
“EVERYONE'S favorite breakfast/brunch! Hop over to the West Shore Market and order a coffee to enjoy while you wait! ”
  • 99 locals recommend
Café
“Great healthy option for a quick bite or smoothie. Lots of vegetarian and vegan options.”
  • 94 locals recommend
Tapas Restaurant
“Located at the Hyatt in Incline Village. On the beach with outdoor bonfire and excellent restaurant. ”
  • 87 locals recommend
Bar
“Good burger spot, drinks flowing, cabin feel in the winter, river side dining in summer months.”
  • 64 locals recommend
Pizza Place
“Great pizza spot in Heavenly Village. Live Music pretty much every day. Go early, though, it can get really crowded. Or put in your name and then walk around and shop !”
  • 59 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
“A traditional Italian restaurant with huge portions. A great place for a group. ”
  • 62 locals recommend

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