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When you drive up I-80 and see the area surrounding Lake Tahoe, it becomes clear why the area is one of the most well-known mountain destinations in the country. Located between California and Nevada, Lake Tahoe is the largest alpine lake in North America. However, its impressive size is only a portion of what Lake Tahoe has to offer its visitors. The area's scenic combination of mountains and waterways provides postcard photo opportunities at every turn as well as a natural playground just waiting to be explored.

The high alpine environment is not just a haven for nature lovers. Tahoe has no shortage of year-round fun. In the winter, visitors can choose from over 12 major ski resorts, including Squaw Valley USA, site of the 1960 Winter Olympic Games, not to mention some of the best downhill terrain in the country. Once the weather warms up, Lake Tahoe is a hot spot for biking, hiking, and many water sports, including kayaking and water skiing. No matter the season, Tahoe has plenty of options for active types.

The areas around Tahoe are filled with great attractions, shopping and dining. One local curiosity that's worth a visit is the Thunderbird Lodge, a six-acre estate that was established in 1939 that includes an "elephant house" previously occupied by the original owner's two-ton elephant. The estate is now open to visitors and can be toured. This interesting stop is just one of the many that Lake Tahoe has to offer.

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Beyond Limits Adventures - Activity
Beyond Limits Adventures
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7321 River Park Dr. Lotus, CA 95651
Welcome to Beyond Limits Adventures, your best choice for whitewater rafting during your visit to Lake Tahoe! As the number one rafting outfitter on the American River we've offered guided whitewater rafting adventures for over 30 years.
Beyond Limits Adventures trips feature miles of fun and exciting Class 3 and 4 rapids on some of the country's most beautiful rivers. Our friendly, skilled professional guides, our modern campground and Beyond Limits' exceptional service make us stand ou... read more
North Lake Tahoe Historical Society - Attraction
North Lake Tahoe Historical Society
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130 W. Lake Blvd. Tahoe City, CA 96145
The North Lake Tahoe Historical Society operates two museums located in Tahoe City, CA, the Gatekeeper’s Museum and the Watson Cabin. The Gatekeeper’s Museum houses an 800-plus collection called the Marion Steinbach Collection of Native American baskets from dozens of tribes west of the Rockies. The Gatekeeper’s Museum was built in 1981 and is open on Fridays & Saturdays 11am to 5pm and by prior appointment during the Winter Season. The Watson Cabin was built by Robert Montgomery Watson... read more
The Great Reno Balloon Race - Event
The Great Reno Balloon Race
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Rancho San Rafael Regional Park 1595 N. Sierra Street Reno, Nevada
The Great Reno Balloon Race is the largest free hot air ballooning event in the Nation. During three days in early September, you can look up into the Reno skies and see a rainbow of hot air balloons soaring about. From its humble beginnings in 1982 with just 20 balloons, The Great Reno Balloon Race has taken flight with close to 100 balloons each year. Taking place just a few miles north of downtown Reno, the event enchants both young and old with its vibrant colors and inspiring music.
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Northern Nevada Reflexology - Other
Northern Nevada Reflexology
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3690 Grant Drive Suite C Reno, N V 89509
Relax and Rejuvenate with a one hour hand and Foot Reflexology Session. Since 1989, Stephanie Tsanas has been a Certified Reflexologist in the Ingham Method and the Laura Norman Method. Reflexology works
on all ten body systems to help them relax and have proper energy flow.