Tallac Historic Site, South Lake Tahoe

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A century ago, Tallac Historic Site served as a summer retreat for some of San Francisco's elite families. Today, the restored estates attract tourists flocking here to cycle or walk the forested grounds. During the summer, the site offers guided walks, demonstrations, heritage programs, and all kinds of other activities. Check the website for what might be taking place when you visit. For travelers who use our international travel planner, South Lake Tahoe holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Tallac Historic Site and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • Visited with my family this summer. It was perfect for strolling around with the little ones and my mom (in her 60's) also loved it! We made a day out of it and brought our own picnic lunch. We had a ...  more »
  • What a joy to travel along the path to view the former Vacation dwellings of the rich and famous of long ago. A great insight into their lifestyle. Free, lots of parking, and lovely views of the lake....  more »
  • This is a pretty place to explore. The buildings are pretty and the water is gorgeous. See the boathouse, barn, firehouse, cars and much more. Do be aware I was told to leave the actual museum part be...  more »
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  • Great little find, not too far from the road. the grounds are well kept, and we loved the views. we plan on coming back in spring to see the cotteges themselves.
  • Great glimpse of history in Lake Tahoe must see experience the area as it was in the early 1900's
  • If you're interested in viewing the old estates around Lake Tahoe, this is definitely one to stop at. We also launched kayaks from the beach here and paddles over to Emerald Bay.
  • Charming houses on nice lake beach. Parking on site with all other services.
  • Very beautiful place for taking a stroll. Even when the museum isn't open it's still really scenic!
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