- Our list of the best things to do in South Lake Tahoe, California, features the top 178 nearby activities — including 76 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
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The tradition of the drive-in cinema is upheld at the El Rancho Drivein Theatre. The cinema is currently owned and operated by WestWind which outfitted the older drive-in with digital projection and first-run Hollywood releases.
The Nevada Historical Society was founded in 1904 and is focused on preserving and presenting the state's history. In addition to the displays and exhibits, the society's museum features specialty education programs.
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The Sparks Heritage Museum features an array of exhibits, many of which focus on the area's railroad heritage. The museum also features exhibits on the region's agricultural tradition and role in the space program.
Instead of a large, extensive casino, Sierra Sid's concentrates on being a small place for gaming while on the go. It serves as a small diner and truck stop in addition to having a Sports Book and older slot machines.
Visitors to Sparks Marina Park can partake in a variety of activities at this green oasis in the desert. The park offers beaches, swimming, fishing piers, volleyball courts, playgrounds, walking paths, and a dog park.
Lush landscaping, fountains, artwork, and views of the mountains help to frame the stores held within the Outlets at Legends Sparks. A large collection of restaurants and retailers offer a wide variety of shopping experiences that include stores like Old Navy Outlets, Banana Republic Factory Store, and TJ Maxx.