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Tahoe City is one of the Gems of the Lake

Tahoe City is "Northshore" and offers so much to the traveler. You can bike, hike, run... read more

Reviewed 7 November 2018
Kerry D
San Francisco, California
I never get sick of this view

Every time I visit Tahoe city, I hve to grab a coffee in the morning and take a stroll by the river... read more

Reviewed 5 September 2018
Pleasanton, California
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Part of the Tahoe Rim Trail and running 18.5 miles north to Brockway Summit.
Highway 89, Tahoe City, CA
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Reviewed 7 November 2018

Tahoe City is "Northshore" and offers so much to the traveler. You can bike, hike, run, stroll...sunbathe swim, boat...you get the idea.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Kerry D
Reviewed 5 September 2018

Every time I visit Tahoe city, I hve to grab a coffee in the morning and take a stroll by the river front. So beautiful and peaceful early. I like to go to events down there also, the music in the park in fun too.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank joanegirl
Reviewed 29 July 2018 via mobile

Perfect place for lake activities! Swimming cold it was freezing but it’s hot in July so you can dry off fast! I love that there’s trails you can go on! You can get to different areas of the lake by boat or paddle boarding or...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Hmbpetersen
Reviewed 3 November 2017 via mobile

Lovely town with many shops and food options. The boardwalk by the lake takes advantage of the view and is beautifully landscaped with native plants and trees. The are different areas to sit and enjoy the views.

Date of experience: October 2017
2  Thank ottawa198
Reviewed 18 October 2016

We rode bikes to the west of Camp Richardson on the trail which parallels the highway but is not on the highway for several miles. Along the trail you can get to the Tallac Historic Site, Taylor Creek Visitor Center, and Baldwin Beach. If you...More

Date of experience: July 2016
3  Thank Randycoeur
Reviewed 10 August 2016

We walked the "bike/walk/jog" trail from Tahoe City along the Truckee Rive to River Ranch. It's about 8+ miles round trip. You walk along the river in and out of shade from trees. There are a number of spots where you can walk down to...More

Date of experience: August 2016
2  Thank GRS-SJS
Reviewed 8 July 2016

Walk, jog, run, bike skate on this path next to Truckee River. Nice for strolling or what ever your exercise or enjoyment. Also goes through forest and up west lake boulevard.

Date of experience: July 2016
2  Thank JerrieStang
Reviewed 25 May 2016

Beautiful walk along the lake but too short. if you consider yourself an above average walker. Various historical information stops. More info if you start or end at the "Fanny" bridge. Nice place to sit and watch the people and or boats

Date of experience: October 2015
3  Thank GeraldP1941
Reviewed 6 January 2016

Easy to get around and find things to do and places to eat. Tamarack Lodge is the Best place to stay! Tahoe House Bakery is best breakfast & lunch!

Date of experience: December 2015
1  Thank kynze
Reviewed 7 December 2015

We visited in October. The weather was wonderful that day. My favorite part was the boardwalk down by the lake. There is some interesting information about the formation of the lake on a plaque along the boardwalk. It not only describes how the lake was...More

Date of experience: October 2015
2  Thank Victoria H
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