Lake Tahoe Visitor Guide Summer/Fall 2022

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FEATURES

The Region’s Diverse Towns STATELINE / CITY OF SOUTH LAKE TAHOE

RENO

This bi-state community stretches for city blocks to either side of 18 miles of highways 50 and 89, with the concentration of visitor attractions close to the state border: Heavenly Village and its scenic gondola, plus Hard Rock, Harrah’s, Harveys and Mont Bleu casinos. The community has several beautiful public beaches.

NORTH TAHOE

Downtown Reno has a number of well-known casinos, some interconnected. Riverwalk District’s shops, dining and Whitewater Park are nearby. Reno’s Mid-Town is an eclectic shopping and dining destination. Other Reno casino/hotels include Atlantis, Grand Sierra and the Nugget. Nevada Museum of Art and National Auto Museum are popular attractions.

Small resort towns dot Lake Tahoe’s north and west shores. Gambling is legal in Incline Village and at nearby Nevada state line casinos. In Kings Beach and Tahoe City, sidewalks travel past a large variety of unique shops and restaurants. Palisades Tahoe Resort and its scenic tram ride and base village are approximately seven miles from Tahoe City.

CARSON CITY / CARSON VALLEY Carson City is the state capital and home to the Nevada State Museum and Nevada Railroad Museum. The wide Carson Valley has dramatic vistas and the towns Minden/ Gardnerville and Genoa, the latter Nevada’s oldest settlement.

TRUCKEE

VIRGINIA CITY

Truckee is an historically significant Old West frontier town, Intercontinental Railroad depot, and pioneering winter sports resort. Many downtown Truckee buildings are over 100 years old and now house quality shops, boutiques, restaurants and art galleries. Northstar resort is 6 miles to the east.

The site of the historic Comstock Lode silver strike, Virginia City thrived from 1860 to 1875. Now the well-preserved downtown of shops, restaurants, saloons and churches, connected by wooden boardwalks, give visitors a wonderful look into the Old West.

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