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Explore nearby South Lake Tahoe, California

Budget INN At The Heavenly Gondola is a perfect stay for exploring beautiful places in South Lake Tahoe, California. Here's a guide for you to explore the best of South Lake Tahoe.

Balloons Over Lake Tahoe

Originally established in 1992, Lake Tahoe Balloons has successfully operated balloon flights over Lake Tahoe for well over two decades. Lake Tahoe Balloons are the only balloon ride operation in the world where the entire ballooning process begins and ends on the deck of a boat! Lake Tahoe Balloons's one of a kind hot air balloon recovery vessel, the Tahoe Flyer was built specifically for the purpose of recovering hot air balloons.

Emerald Bay State Park

Emerald Bay State Park is a state park of California in the United States, centered on Lake Tahoe's Emerald Bay, a National Natural Landmark. Park features include Eagle Falls and Vikingsholm, a 38-room mansion that is considered one of the finest examples of Scandinavian architecture in the United States. The architect was Leonard Palme, who was hired by his aunt Laura Knight to design and build Vikingsholm. The park contains the only island in Lake Tahoe, Fannette Island. The park is accessible by California State Route 89 near the southwest shore of the lake. Emerald Bay is one of Lake Tahoe's most photographed and popular locations.

Van Sickle Bi-State Park

Van Sickle Bi-State Park is a public recreation area straddling the border of California and Nevada, United States, that overlooks Lake Tahoe and preserves the memory of Henry Van Sickle, a key member in the founding of Genoa and the surrounding area. The state park features trails for hiking, mountain biking, and horseback riding. It is managed by the Nevada Division of State Parks in partnership with the California Tahoe Conservancy.

Washoe Meadows State Park

If you are looking for the least populated State Park in the Sierra State Parks system, Washoe Meadows State Park is the place for you. Washoe Meadows State Park, located on the outskirts of South Lake Tahoe, is a completely undeveloped park. Like Burton Creek State Park on the other end of the lake, its use—even its whereabouts—is virtually unknown except by local walkers, runners and Nordic skiers.

  • Attractions
    • Emerald Bay State Park
    • Heavenly Ski Resort
    • Van Sickle Bi-State Park
    • Lakeside beach
    • Heanley Mountain
  • Convention Centers
  • Nearby Airports
  • Popular Areas
  • Shopping areas
  • Stadiums or Arenas