South Lake Tahoe Journals

Lake in the Sky

An October 2001 trip to South Lake Tahoe by baglady

Quote: There is plenty to do at this beautiful deep blue mountain lake. Located on the California, Nevada border this South Lake Tahoe city sports numberous casinos to liven up your evenings.

Lake in the Sky

Overview

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The beauty of the mountains and lake is just breathtaking. Located at 6,229' the lake is a gorgeous blue-green and so clear. Be sure and ride the Heavenly Tram, you can board from downtown on the South Shore. In 7 minutes you climb 2000' there are several great observation decks and trails you could hike. In winter this is a skiers dream vacation. There are 2 paddle wheel boats that offer lake tours, these will take you to Emerald Bay. Vikingholm, a 38 room stone reproduction of a Norse fortress is located there. On a small island in the bay, the lady of the house came daily for tea at a cabana atop the rocks. Then there is the gambling at big and small casinos on the Nevada side of Lake ...Read More

Tahoe Beach & Ski Club

Best Of IgoUgo

Hotel | "Tahoe Beach and Ski Club"

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Best Things Nearby:The ski lifts, lakeside location, and casinos at nearby South Shore just over the Nevada line make this condo a great choice.Best Things About the Resort:Tahoe Beach and Ski Club had a prime beach location, a friendly staff and concierge.Resort Experience:The rooms were spacious, even the one bedroom had 2 baths, one with a great whirlpool/hot tub. The grounds had a rec center and tennis court, tables on the beach, and playground equipment. At the orientation get together they had tour groups presenting different tours of the area, boat rides, etc. A magician and a professional gambler had teamed up for lessons they offered one evening. ...Read More

Member Rating 4 out of 5 on May 3, 2002

Tahoe Beach & Ski Club
3601 Lake Tahoe Blvd.
South Lake Tahoe, California 96150
(530) 541-6220

Lewmarnels

Restaurant | "Lewmarnel's"

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Our dinner started with fine wine from their extensive collection with a fondue appetizer that was the restuarants trademark. The steaks, prime rib, and seafood were all top notch. Once you ate here, you wanted to go back again and recommend it to all.

Member Rating 4 out of 5 on May 3, 2002

Lewmarnels
901 Park Avenue
South Lake Tahoe, California
(530) 542-1072