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Things to do in Tahoe City

Paul Smith said on July 31st, 2010 filed under: COMMUNITY, LOCAL AREA PHOTOS, PLACES TO SEE

at Lake Tahoe, California. Just by taking a walk through town you will see a variety of restaurants, shops, and breathtaking views of the lake. Tahoe City is located in the Sierra Mountain range at about 6,200 feet in elevation and approximately a 200 Mile drive from San Francisco.

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Besides the restaurants and shops Tahoe City has a golf course, museums, park, movie theater,real estate offices, it’s own dam and more.??The Tahoe City Golf Course is a nine hole, truly a user friendly course, great for the whole family. They have a small pro-shop and golf carts for an additional charge. The restaurant and bar is a local favorite with sit down and walk-up dining. Cross country skiing is available during winter months.

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There are two museums in Tahoe City, Gatekeeper’s Museum and Watson Cabin.gatekeepersmuseuntahoecitywatsoncabintahoecityfannybridgetahoecity Both museums have done a wonderful job of preserving Lake Tahoe history.??Commons Beach Park is located on the water edge, with a beautiful rock stairwell leading to a large grassy area. The park has a playground and BBQ area with picnic tables. During the summer months you can enjoy live music on most Sunday afternoons. It is a great place for friends to gather with a picnic and bottle of wine, while watching anything from local bands such as Truckee Tribe to old favorites like Les Dudek.

Other things to do in Tahoe City, visit the movie theater located in the Cobblestone Center with a variety of shops including Uncorked Wine and Cheese Bar, a nice place to have a glass of wine.  In the summer be sure to visit the weekly Farmers Market for a healthy choice of food.


The Dam is the beginning of the Truckee River in Tahoe City. Walk across the dam, view the mechanics through the plate glass windows, and learn how it works. There is also a bridge that crosses the river; between the bridge and dam. The water below is home to large trout that tourist view as they lean over the rail, which is how the bridge got it’s name Fanny Bridge.??To find out more about the area, click only local resources button.

Other things to do in Tahoe City are just sit on bench and watch the people walk by or go to the boat ramp and watch the boaters; you might be amazed how entertaining this can be.

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