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    • Coronado Ferry to mainland for touring?

      San Diego Dec 23, 2016 at 12:17 PM

      Two young seniors spending 4 days in San Diego in February and staying on Coronado. Will have a car. Is it advisable to take the ferry back and forth to see (walk/ taxi) some of the mainland sites? Gaslamp Quarter, Little Italy, perhaps, Balboa Park (Zoo), etc.? How about if we want dinner on the mainland? Or should we drive to most places? Itinerary not set yet.
      Thanks.

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    • Specific Location

      Los Angeles Jan 6, 2017 at 6:48 AM

      Hi. I posted another question about where to stay but am now more specific with areas. We will be going to Universal one day, Warner Brothers tour, doing things near Hollywood Blvd area, and then exploring other tourist things.

      Which area/hotel is better...near Universal City (Studio City hotel) or Hollywood Blvd (Hollywood Celebrity hotel), near but off Hollywood Blvd a bit (Days Inn) or Thai Town (Dixie Hotel)? We will have a car but am thinking one of those.
      Have narrowed it down to one of those based on budget and not being too far from Universal and Hollywood Blvd area. We have Hollywood Celebrity booked (but we can cancel).

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      Good hotels near to Alcatraz just a good location ?

      San Francisco Dec 31, 2016 at 1:49 PM

      Hey guys I'm travelling to San Fran for four days on my own In July
      First time ever so bit nervous but excited
      Have no idea what hotel to stay in that's near to Alcatraz and other areas to see
      I'm 27 from London
      Can any one help !!??? X

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    • Where to Stay?

      Los Angeles Jan 2, 2017 at 5:45 AM

      We'll be coming to Los Angeles in the summer with our kids and will have 4 days to do touristy things (Hollywood walk of fame and Hollywood Blvd area, Universal Studios, Warner Brother's Tour, Santa Monica Pier, La Brae Tar Pits, etc).

      I'm having trouble deciding on a hotel. We are on a budget since we'll need to keep money for LA plus 4 days at Disney. Anyone stayed at Days Inn near Hollywood Walk of Fame, Hollywood Celebrity, Comfort Inn...or hotels in Thai Town such as Dixie Hotel, Hollywood City Inn? We will most likely be renting a car for our LA days.

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    • Day trip from LA to Joshua Tree?

      Los Angeles Jan 4, 2017 at 1:48 PM

      Young senior couple staying in Santa Monica with a car for 10 days in late February and thinking of a day trip to Joshua Tree National Park. Is that feasible? And if so, can I add a stop in Palm Springs to the day trip?

      Thanks.

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    • best scenic trails

      by sa2122rt Online Now May 9, 2016 at 10:15 AM

      Please let me know about the most beautiful trails for hiking which provide best views of the lake?

      2 Answers Jun 5, 2016 at 6:32 PM
    • help please

      by Jhai_zel2014 Online Now Nov 28, 2015 at 3:14 AM

      hi me and my family will be visiting in a few days dec.7., do you think its safe to drive san francisco to south lake tahoe?

      5 Answers Dec 1, 2015 at 6:41 PM
    • solo mission

      by Cassette Online Now Sep 6, 2015 at 4:34 PM

      Will be visiting in a few days with my road bike, was wondering what trails to check out close to Lakeside Marina? Bike routes through town? Are there any guided hikes? Anything else I should try to check out? Thank you!

    • Where to shoot milky way pictures near Lake Tahoe?

      by uday029 Online Now Apr 13, 2015 at 5:06 PM

      Hello,

      We are traveling to South Lake Tahoe this weekend. Does anyone have any recommendation for a good spot to shoot Milky Way pictures? A location with nice foreground would be a nice addition.

      I found this video on youtube - youtube.com/watch?v=FaggfsUd...
      Anyone know the location from which it was shot?

      Thanks in advance!

      7 Answers Apr 14, 2015 at 12:37 PM
    • Ideas? April 19- 22nd! 2 year anniversary ideas.

      by ZoeM12 Online Now Mar 28, 2015 at 6:56 PM

      Ok, so our first trip we had planned for a one yr anniversary got ruined so this year i need it to be special.

      My Fiance and I are traveling to South Lake for our 2 year anniversary. We are on a tight budget and he has never been to that side of Tahoe, and Im not too familiar either. I need ideas!

      We both enjoy thee forest areas, he is able to drink, but i am not so bars and night life arent the best.

      We are really only looking to make memories not break the bank. I enjoy horseback riding and he enjoys going out and exploring. We both dont ski or snowboard, and arent interested either.

      We are going in April on the 19th- 22nd. Right now all I have planned is visiting my favorite burger place from when I was younger, Burger Lounge, and MAYBE go to Zephyr Cove Stables. but that still leaves so much more time in the days we are there.

      HELP ME? haha.

      2 Answers Mar 29, 2015 at 7:16 AM
    • South Lake Tahoe

      by katkol50 Online Now Feb 24, 2015 at 7:58 AM

      What are some activities to enjoy in South Lake Tahoe in mid-April?

      3 Answers Feb 25, 2015 at 8:21 AM
    • do i need chains

      by KatieM37 Online Now Dec 22, 2014 at 10:28 PM

      do I need chains for my car if I am driving from Napa Ca. on Christmas

      3 Answers Dec 23, 2014 at 9:38 AM
    • Family trip

      by Ssmith15 Online Now Aug 2, 2014 at 3:23 AM

      Hi we are travelling to the US in December. We have been before and would like to go somewhere different this time. We we're thinking of driving to Tahoe. If we were driving from San Fran would we need chains ? we are not experienced in the snow but would love for my daughter to be able to have some fun in the snow. What other things would you suggest doing if we were there for 2/3 days ? Thankyou

      6 Answers Aug 2, 2014 at 10:28 PM
    • Best tours

      by patsy41 Online Now Aug 1, 2014 at 6:31 PM

      My husband and I will be visiting S Lake Tahoe for the first time the second week of September. What is the best way to see the best views, by car, tour bus, or cruise?

      1 Answer Aug 1, 2014 at 9:39 PM
    • transit help SLT to carson pass

      by laramiechance Online Now Jul 9, 2014 at 11:28 PM

      are there any transit options from SLT to carson pass?

      3 Answers Jul 13, 2014 at 5:42 PM
    • Sightseeing and activity recommendations

      by Cathyvacation Online Now Jun 29, 2014 at 2:41 PM

      Hi,
      I plan to take my 3 kids to Lake Tahoe in August. I plan to drive there, and will stay there for 2 full days. This is our first time to Lake Tahoe, and I found lots of things to do and see when I looked it up on the web. I want to know what sights and activities are most recommended to see or do in 2 days. Your specific advise will be greatly appreciated.
      Thanks

      1 Answer Jun 30, 2014 at 7:35 AM
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      Tent camping near Lake Tahoe?

      by StephanB Online Now Jun 24, 2014 at 5:42 PM

      Hello, it has been a long time since I have visited this site. I a trying to plan a last minute camping trip for my family. I have 3 year old triplets, so I am concerned the camping in the lake area would be too cold at night for little ones. Are there places driving distance to the park and lake that are at a lower elevation, and thus, possibly not too cold. It looks like the overnight norms are around the low 40s near the lake. Thanks

       

      5 Answers Jun 25, 2014 at 10:54 PM
    • Night Life

      by Lianna2014 Online Now Jun 18, 2014 at 11:25 AM

      It is my best friend's birthday and we are looking for a nice classy place to party. A club, food and great music. Also are there any convenient hotels nearby the party scene?

      7 Answers Jun 22, 2014 at 2:52 PM
    • Lake Tahoe need help with route

      by cavangal Online Now May 19, 2014 at 1:06 PM

      I arrive into SFO last week of August. Plan dividing my time between Lake Tahoe, and spending some time in Monterey/Carmel, returning to San Francisco for 1 or 2 overnights at end of journey. I have been to San Francisco 5 times and always enjoy walking across Golden Gate Bridge and walking in Golden Gate State Park. Need help planning easiest route as I normally travel Amtrak bus and train and want help traveling most direct way to avoid backtracking. What would be the easiest way to accomplish this, should I continue to Monterey/Carmel for first stop on day of arrival, which is a shorter journey if I get transportation. If so I could avoid having to pay for hotel. What is easiest route from Monterey up to Lake Tahoe, and will it require overnight stopover? If this is the case should I decide on hotel in Sacramento as have not been to that city even though I took a day trip to Lake Tahoe years ago and remember passing through. Would like to spend 1 or 2 nights in San Francisco at end of journey to enjoy the places I visited on earlier trips. I would also consider stopping off in new places if anyone can make good suggestions. Would like help if someone can recommend hotel in Lake Tahoe in convenient area where I can do hiking and nice scenic walks and take local bus or shuttle to other areas around lake. I will not be visiting casinos. I am active senior traveling solo and hope to get lots of help as I plan my travels. Many thanks to all.

      9 Answers May 25, 2014 at 2:13 PM
    • Things to do

      by mckj17 Online Now Mar 2, 2014 at 8:38 PM

      Me and my boyfriend (21 and 23) are planning a trip at the end of this month in south Lake Tahoe. What hotels are the best for our age group, and is centrally located. Also what are some fun things to do within walking distance? Besides skiing or snowboarding! Just need a list of some things to do in south Lake Tahoe on a weekend!

      1 Answer Mar 2, 2014 at 8:55 PM
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      North vs South Tahoe for couple in 20's

      by KatDecat22 Online Now Jan 20, 2014 at 6:12 AM

      Hi...my boyfriend and I are planning a trip to California at the end of August...We are flying into Reno and spending a few days in Tahoe. I was wondering what area you would suggest for a 25&23 year old? A nice day for us would be relaxing by water, maybe jet-skiing or parasailing or something, a cheap/quick lunch, a cute dinner and maybe some drinks afterwards. I prefer to walk everywhere, if possible, but I do want the best views and scenery. Any thoughts/suggestions would be a huge help!

      Also, what is the weather like end of August? And is the water swimmable?

      7 Answers Jan 30, 2014 at 11:50 AM
    • Where to stay in South Lake Tahoe

      by bgcircharo Online Now Jan 15, 2014 at 9:58 AM

      My husband and I are coming late February for our honeymoon. Where is the best place to stay in South Tahoe? We will not be skiing.

      Thanks!

      11 Answers Sep 19, 2015 at 5:37 PM
    • where to stay in May?

      by sinagal Online Now Nov 30, 2013 at 4:46 PM

      Planning a trip in late May. Where is the best place to stay -- luxury level - and still be in the thick of the action?

      2 Answers Dec 1, 2013 at 11:26 AM
    • Transportation

      by flosa Online Now Oct 29, 2013 at 4:48 PM

      What public transportation is available daily to and from Pollock Pines, CA - Sierra at Tahoe and South Lake Tahoe ski resorts? And the best deal $ for a whole month (only Monday through Friday round trip for one person).

      4 Answers Nov 5, 2013 at 5:24 AM
    • Group ski travel planning, help!

      by linda83tina Online Now Oct 23, 2013 at 10:41 AM

      My brain is spinning with so much Lake Tahoe info! If anyone can narrow the choices down for me (North vs South, which mountains) that would be great!

      Looking to go in late February. We are a group of 8-12 people, some snowboarders, some skiers. 4-6 are beginner and 3-4 intermediate, 1-2 expert. All in early thirties. We would like some kind of group lodging, preferably ski in ski out. Would like to be in an area with lots of things to do so that if anyone chooses not to ski, can do other things (ie ice skate, sledding). Nightlife also a plus.

      Basically, trying to find something that fits everyone!

      Thanks!

      1 Answer Oct 23, 2013 at 12:26 PM
    • Snow amounts in South Lake Tahoe

      by earindil5 Online Now Aug 25, 2013 at 11:57 AM

      How much real snow, not manmade, will there typically be by the middle of December?

      1 Answer Aug 25, 2013 at 12:23 PM
    • Where to stay for large group in September

      by Cabb Online Now Jul 14, 2013 at 10:05 AM

      We are a family of 9 adults and 2 one year olds. Totally lost as to where the best are to rent a house in, so that we can all get around to do things. Please help. Should we be near lake or a shopping are. We think we woul like to be in an Rea where you can walk around town . What would this area be called. We would like to be able to go to the beach some but don,t think we would be doing water sports everyday. Any help would be appreciated this is a special family vacation

      3 Answers Aug 27, 2013 at 1:58 PM
    • temperature

      by fabiom21 Online Now Jun 26, 2013 at 10:40 AM

      i am planning a trip to north lake tahoe in july and was wondering if the water would be too cold for wakeboarding or swimming?

      2 Answers Jun 26, 2013 at 1:26 PM
    • No drivers

      by oldbean48 Online Now May 22, 2013 at 3:06 PM

      How do non drivers get around Lake Tahoe to see the christmas Village and Incline Village and the chrismas shop we were told is open all year round.
      We are coming for my son's wedding on the 18th June but want to go out the day after as we are only there for a couple of days before going to San Francisco

      6 Answers May 25, 2013 at 7:40 PM
    • Visiting giant Redwoods

      by Bensskins Online Now May 19, 2013 at 12:59 AM

      My 11 year old son and I will be staying in South Lake Tahoe for a week at the end of July. We would like to see the giant Redwoods and giant Sequoias, where are the nearest locations found. We will have a rental car for the week.

      2 Answers May 19, 2013 at 6:32 AM
    • Shooting for fun

      by EZ8 Online Now May 18, 2013 at 1:17 PM

      We are 3 women who come to Tahoe every year for Memorial Day. We wanted to try something new and decided it might be fun to go skeet shooting or do indoor target practice. We would like a little instruction but don't want an all day class...this is just for fun, not serious. Any ideas where to go or who to contact?

      8 Answers May 19, 2013 at 12:45 PM
    • South lake tahoe or north lake tahoe

      by jasuvij Online Now Apr 19, 2013 at 1:04 PM

      Me and my hubby and our 2 boys (8yr and 2 yr old) are planning for vacation in july around july 10 .We want to spend a week or so.
      We want to be able to biking hiking and of course be on the beach.We would also love to rent a boat for a day.
      What would you suggest south or north.Can you also please suggest place to stay.We would love to have the kitchen to keep the expenses down.
      Please suggest to make this vacation memorable as this is only one we will be able to take for long time.
      thanks a bunch

      5 Answers Aug 26, 2013 at 11:46 AM
    • Relocating to South Lake Tahoe

      by colorado44 Online Now Jan 24, 2013 at 1:54 PM

      My husband and three children are planning on relocating to South Lake Tahoe. Can anyone tell me if it is a great place to raise children? Is there enough to do, what about shopping? Is driving to Carson City the only option and is it doable in the winter? Any advise would help. Thanks

      7 Answers Feb 9, 2015 at 10:12 PM
    • A Body Renew Massage Spa

      by alexacm Online Now Nov 30, 2012 at 8:32 PM

      Hello, I am planning an anniversary trip for my husband and I to SLT and am looking for a couples massage. I found the spa I would like to schedule at, A Body Renew Massage Spa and I have found ONE massage therapist that I have read great reviews about, Marla. I can't seem to find any reviews about any other therapists there that can provide the same quality of service as Marla (I'm sure they're all great, but we're splurging on this and I really want to get someone that is recommended from personal experience) - can anyone from the area recommend a second therapist for me please? Thank You!

      1 Answer Dec 1, 2012 at 9:17 AM
    • What to do and wear at Tahoe in July/August

      by rlnyland1 Online Now Jul 18, 2012 at 10:34 AM

      We are going to South Lake Tahoe July 30th > Aug 2nd. What clothes should we bring. We are in our 70's but get around on our own. How about the boat ride and candola ride? Anything else we should do?

      5 Answers Jul 22, 2012 at 10:17 AM