Wonderfull views of the lake and bay. Weekends are crowded but worth the time. We enjoyed the views.
About Emerald Bay State Park
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On a visit from England. Staying for a couple of days in South Lake Tahoe and came round to Emerald Bay. Not easy to park but well worth the effort. Such a beautiful spot on a lovely day in early September. Quite breathtaking really.
Only a short drive from South Lake Tahoe, and it's a world away. The one mile path down to the lake and Vikingsholm Mansion is well worth the time and effort. The little museum offers good information, and there is a short video too. Additionally,...More
One if by Land - Two if By Car Each year, we drive around Lake Tahoe for breathtaking vistas. Thre are a few really great spots for photos of The Island. Check mine out.
Take the time to hike down to the water and tour the house. The photo opportunities are endless. Stop off the highway on the way back to South Lake Tahoe and get the iconic overlook pictures!
This spot is so magnificent that Kodak had rated it one of the top photographed spots in the U S.. When you get here, you will understand why. Lake Tahoe is a gorgeous 72 mile trip around the lake and that could take an entire...More
Went on the Rum Runner Cruise and it was wonderful! The area is just beautiful and pristine. The boat captain and 1st mate were great and very informative. (the rum runner drinks were very good). I would recommend this side trip to everyone, and will...More
Emerald Bay is such a beautiful place. And to think it is only 2 hours from where I live. We love bringing our company here to enjoy show it off. Anyone we bring to Emerald Bay finds it's beauty unbelievable! A must see!!
We visited Emerald Bay after going to a Museum. We ended up renting Kayaks and going out to the small island where the old Tea House is located. The Bay is COLD but very beautiful.
Emerald bay is a wonderful place. We were here on two different occasions, first we hiked from D.L. Bliss state park to Emerald Bay via the Rubicon trail, this is an easy trail although it can be long if you walk back to your car...More