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The Lake Tahoe area has a diverse assortment of activities to offer. Take a peek inside for some great ideas on what to do in the area.
For further information please contact the Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Convention Bureau at (530) 581-6900 or stop by the Chamber of
Commerce / Visitor Information Center at 380 North Lake Blvd., Tahoe City, CA.

* Area code is 530 unless otherwise noted

72 Mile Lake Tahoe Scenic Drive
Touted as “The Most Beautiful Drive in America,” the Lake Tahoe Basin has many natural and man-made wonders within its borders. A pleasant 72-mile
mountain drive around the lake affords breath-taking views, fascinating side trips and historical points of interest. The main attraction continues to be the quiet
beauty of the Sierra and the timeless inspiration of the lake itself. To guide you on your way pick up a copy of the “Around Tahoe” CD, the audio tour guide of
the drive around the lake. Available at the Incline Village & Tahoe City Visitor Centers. For up-to-date road information call:

California Road Conditions-(800) GAS-ROAD/(800) 427-7623

James Harold Gallery Tahoe City – 581-5111
Carmel Gallery Truckee– 582-0557
Cabin Fever Tahoe City – 581-4278

Take a cruise to spectacular Emerald Bay onboard the stern wheeler M.S. Dixie II – (800) 23 TAHOE
Cruise the lake on Tahoe Bleu Wave a classic 1966 vintage yacht – (775) 815-8820

Headwall Climbing Wall is in the cable car building, Squaw Valley, USA. Hours vary. For information call: 583-ROPE
High Altitude Fitness Climbing Wall in Incline Village (775) 831-4212

There are more than 100 restaurants and cafes scattered throughout North Shore & Truckee. For listings please refer to the “North Lake Tahoe
Dining” brochure.

From the Resort at Squaw Creek in Squaw Valley – 550-8133

Disc Golf on Snowshoes

North Tahoe Regional Park – 546-5043

Donner Memorial State Park & Museum

Located off Highway 80, west of Truckee on Donner Lake. The museum features movies and slide shows on the ordeal of the
ill-fated Donner Party, as well as exhibits and information on the history of the town of Truckee and the building of the trans-continental rail road over
the High Sierra. Donner Memorial State Park - 587-3841.

Emerald Bay State Park

Emerald Bay is one of the most photographed sites in the world is located 21 miles south of Tahoe City on Highway 89. If weather permits, snow
shoe the 1 mile walk down to Vikingsholm (interior closed in winter). This authentic 38-room reproduction of a Scandinavian castle was built in 1929
as a summer home. Highway 89 is occasionally closed at Emerald Bay during the winter.
For road conditions call (800) GAS-ROAD.

Just south of the intersection of Highways 89 & 28, at the traffic light in Tahoe City. The bridge gets it’s name from people bending over the
railing of the bridge to watch giant trout frolic below Lake Tahoe’s only outlet , the “Lake Tahoe Dam”.

Lake Tahoe fishing charter boats are available year-round. For information or reservations call:
Big Mack Sport Fishing – 546-4444
Captain Chris – 583-4857

Fishing license and supplies are available in Tahoe City at Swigard’s TrueValue Hardware –583-3738
For those who choose to fish on your own, information regarding “Lake Tahoe Fishing ” is available

Crystal Bay Club – (775) 831-0512
Cal-Neva Resort Spa & Casino - (800) 225-6382

Nevada Road Conditions-(877) NV-ROADS/(800) 687-6237

North Tahoe Art Center Gift Shop – 583-2055
Gallery Keoki Village at Squaw Valley – 583-1404
Art Attack Incline Village – (775) 832-7400

Hyatt Regency Lake Tahoe – (888) 8995019
Tahoe Biltmore (800) 245-8362

High Sierra Balloon Co – (888) 359-8753

Gatekeeper’s Cabin & Museum

Located next to the Truckee River outlet damn the Gatekeeper’s Cabin houses the North Tahoe Historic Society’s museum. Open Sat &
Sun 11:00 to 3:00 in winter (daily in summer). 583-1762

Historic Downtown Truckee

Storefront facades and covered wooden walkways combined with many original Truckee buildings provide an historic atmosphere for shops,
restaurants and bars. An “Historic Truckee Walking Tour” brochure is available.

Squaw Valley, USA High Camp - 583-6985

The Resort at Squaw Creek - 583-6300

Paint Your Own Pottery

All Fired Up – 584-6200

Lakeside Tahoe City – 583-2000
Incline Bowl – (775) 831-1900

Do some sightseeing on the lake. Year round boat rentals at Tahoe City Marina – 583-1039

Rideout Community Center

Game room with Xbox, billiards, table tennis & foosball. Indoor playroom for 6 & under .Complete fitness room & gymnasium. Ongoing events,
activities & classes for both children & adults. Located off Hwy 89 south on Timberland Drive. 583-3440 ex 10

There are a wide variety of shops, stores and malls around the North Lake Tahoe/Truckee area.

Sledding, Tubing & Snow Play

There are a variety of sled hills, tubing areas & Sno-Parks in the North Lake Tahoe/Truckee Area. A complete “Tahoe Sled Hills and Sno-Parks”
brochure is available.

Old fashioned sleigh rides are available at The Resort at Squaw Creek in Squaw Valley (snow pack permitting)
Borges Family Sleigh Rides – (775) 297-4989

Sleigh Rides (snow pack permitting)

Old fashioned sleigh rides are available at The Resort at Squaw Creek in Squaw Valley Borges Family Sleigh Rides – (775) 297-4989

Venture into the backcountry or just take a ride around a course on a snowmobile.
Cold Stream Adventures – 582-9090
Lake Tahoe Snowmobile Tours – 546-4280
Eagle Ridge Snowmobile Outfitters - 546-8667
Lake Tahoe Adventures – 577-2940
Old Brockway Golf Course & Snowmobiles – 546-9909
Zephyr Cove Snowmobile Center - (775) 588-3833

Considered one of the fastest growing sports for all ages snowshoeing is the perfect activity. If you are someone who enjoys hiking or walking,
snowshoeing is your answer to exploring the backcountry trails in the winter. It’s as easy as walking, with just a little more technique involved, and
can be mastered in a short time by anyone. Snowshoe rentals or tours available at:
Tahoe Dave’s–583-0400/546-5800/582-0900/583-5665
Village Ski Loft – (775) 831- 3537
Northstar-at-Tahoe – 562-1010
West Shore Sports – 525-9920
Porter’s – 583-2314 / 587-1550 / (775) 831-3500
Tahoe Adventure Co (tours) 913-9212

Spa’s, Massage, Exercise & Health

A Sante’ Lakeside Fitness –583-4883
Bodywise Movement & Massage – 581-1407
Cal-Neva European Health Spa - (800) 225-6382
Curves for Women – (775) 833-0664
Clearwater Day Spa – 583-3141

Squaw Valley Cable Car

Take the Cable Car to the High Camp Bath & Tennis complex and get a great view of one of America’s largest ski resorts, site of the VIII Olympic
Winter Games in 1960. Restaurants, bars, ice-skating, swimming and the Olympic Museum are located at the top!
Squaw Valley, USA - 583-6985

Sugar Pine Point State Park

Located off Highway 89, nine miles south of Tahoe City on the West Shore. Snowshoe or cross-country ski on groomed lakeside trails and view the
beautiful Ehrman Mansion (interior closed in winter). A map of the park is available.

Squaw Valley, High Camp Spa & Swim Lagoon - 583-6985
Incline Village Recreation Center - (775) 832-1300.

Tahoe Center for Environmental Sciences

Learn about the ecology of Lake Tahoe by taking a self-guided

The Village At Northstar – 562-1010

Truckee Regional Park – 582-7720

Rideout Community Center 583-3440 ex 10

Incline Village Recreation Center - (775) 832-1300
Massage on the Lake –583-3200
Movement 4 Life – 386-8343
Resort at Squaw Creek Spa & Fitness Center - 583-6300
Skin Rejuvenation – (775) 832-8080
Trilogy Spa – 584-6125

Truckee High School Public Pool - 587-2985

or docent led tour. Choose from virtual tours aboard the research
vessel John Le Conte, a 3-D reality flight under Tahoe’s surface or

visit a virtual science lab to learn about the lake’s aquatic creatures.
Hands on activities and monthly lectures. Open Tuesday thru Friday
1 to 5pm. (775) 881-7566

Tahoe Maritime Museum
Video Game Rooms & Bowling

Cal-Neva Resort Spa & Casino - (800) 225-6382
Bowl Incline – (775) 831-1900

Washoe Indian Artifacts Display

In the Indian Room at the Cal-Neva Resort Spa & Casino on Highway 28 in Crystal Bay, Nevada.
Cal Neva Resort - (800) 225-6382.

Step back to the time when grand steamships and gleaming wood
boats plied the waters of the lake. Interactive exhibits, restored
boats, children’s and family activities. Located in Homewood, open
Friday thru Sunday in winter. 525-9253

Hyatt Regency Lake Tahoe – (888) 899-5019
Tahoe Biltmore Lodge – (800) 245-8667