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Tallac Historic Site

1 Heritage Way, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150
+1 530-541-5227
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We were so glad we stopped, the buildings are very cool, even though they were closed for the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jane M
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Sacramento, California
No Bathrooms

All their bathrooms were closed. They should have said why and told us where else we could go to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Cynthia L D
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O'Fallon, United States
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A Historic Site made up of 3 Estates built between 1894 and 1930. Each Estate has something different and exciting for visitors to do and see! Learn the amazing history of this area in the free museum, then stroll through the former summer homes and gardens of four wealthy gilded-age families. Guided, self-guided, and private tours are available.
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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1 Heritage Way, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150
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+1 530-541-5227
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We were so glad we stopped, the buildings are very cool, even though they were closed for the season - we will return when they are open.

Thank Jane M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

All their bathrooms were closed. They should have said why and told us where else we could go to find them.

Thank Cynthia L D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stopped by and had very nice time walking the grounds and the gardens. The area is full of history of the people that lived there. All the cabins and buildings are well taken care of. Unfortunately for us since it was later in the...More

Thank socal586
Reviewed 16 October 2017

cold, suppose to snow on Thursday/Friday - the colors of fall are amazing too! squirrels were dropping pine cones all around us - getting ready for winter!

Thank Tami M
Reviewed 14 October 2017

We stopped in an hour before they closed for the day and since it was not crowded we easily got to take in all of the historical buildings and beautiful shoreline. It is well worth your time visiting this historic venue and learning about Lake...More

1  Thank zimmys57
Reviewed 12 October 2017

We reached the sight from the parking lot. It was a short hike to get to the cabins and the grounds. There are three estates to view and they are all beautifully kept and the views from the estates is amazing . The walk is...More

Thank MariS45419
Reviewed 4 October 2017

The grounds close after Labor Day, but you can still walk the grounds, moving through three estate properties, all on the lake. It must have really been something, back in the day.

Thank Winequine
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Spent 3 wonderful hours wandering around the grounds. Huge pines and trails beside the lake. Two stately homes and lots of outbuildings. Homes are open on a limited schedule - check ahead.

1  Thank Ralph F
Reviewed 3 October 2017

A wonderful magical place on the Lake. Take a quiet walk and imagine yourself immersed in this park in the woods. Just Do It!

Thank WhapoFishShack
Reviewed 2 October 2017

This shows how the weathy vacationed in the early years. Visit before Labor Day because most of the buildings were closed after it.

Thank VRH100
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Mike2120
22 August 2017|
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Response from stephaniewoolsey | Reviewed this property |
There is a trolley in the summer, which will take you south to the South Y transit center or north to Tahoe City transit center. From the South Y transit center you can catch the BlueGo bus. The trolley runs about once an... More
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geraldpCamrose
9 November 2015|
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Response from TahoeHeritage | Property representative |
Unfortunately, the Tallac Historic Site is now closed for the winter. The grounds, however are open year-round and it is a lovely place for a walk. We hope you'll visit us next year between Memorial Day and mid September... More
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Laura H
17 September 2015|
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Response from TahoeHeritage | Property representative |
Unfortunately, the Tallac Historic Site is now closed for the winter. The grounds, however are open year-round and it is a lovely place for a walk. We hope you will visit us next year between Memorial Day and mid September... More
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