- The list below includes 110 free or cheap things to do in or near South Lake Tahoe, California, including 64 different types of inexpensive activities like Beaches, Mountains, Hiking Trails and Mini Golf.
- From Mt. Tallac Trail to Pope Beach, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in South Lake Tahoe and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Tahoe City, Carson City, Incline Village and Stateline.
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551 Centerville Lane, Gardnerville, NV 89460 MoreLess Info
Near Lake Tahoe, Sheridan Creek Equestrian Center offers horse riding along a trail as well as a camp that teaches children to ride and care for horses. The Center also offers boarding, shows and parties.
At Dangberg Home Ranch Historic Park, visitors can get an inside glimpse of the past to see what ranch life was like for the valley's early settlers. In addition to original furnishings, the ranch features other artifacts from Nevada's history.
Offering day passes to visitors of all ages, Carson Valley Swim Center helps locals and their guests beat the heat during Nevada's hot summer months. Amenities include water slides, a rock wall, a lap pool and rock climbing.
Home to eight movie screens, Ironwood Stadium Cinema 8 offers a modern day movie going experience. Showing the latest hot movie titles, the theatre is known for their gourmet popcorn and affordable ticket prices.
Mormon Station State Historic Park is home to not only beautiful views of lush greenery, but it also features an museum, many historical structures, log homes and monuments. The park is popular for sightseeing, picnics and
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Douglas High School, Zephyr Cove Tennis, Minden, NV MoreLess Info
Owned and run by competitive USPTA professional Derek Barraclough, Bearclaw Tennis Instruction provides lessons to improve a player's game at any level. Barraclough is available for private lessons and conducts clinics as well.
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1477 U.S. Highway 395 N, Gardnerville, NV 89410 MoreLess Info
Designed by architect Frederic DeLongchamps, the Carson Valley Museum & Cultural Center concentrates on the heritage of the local area. The timeline runs from Native Americans to the pioneers before covering the Wild West and the early 1900s.