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Cities: Bear Valley, Chester, Kings Beach, Olympic Valley, Tahoe, Truckee, San Francisco, Santa Cruz


  • Bear Valley Cross Country

Address: 1 Bear Valley Rd, Bear Valley, CA 95223

Phone: 209-753-2834


Information: During the winter season, Bear Valley Cross Country boasts an extensive trail system of over 3,000 acres.  During the summer season, Bear Valley Cross Country converts to Bear Valley Adventure Company with bike, flatwater kayak and stand-up paddleboard rentals, sales, and repair.


  • Skyline Bear Valley Mountain Resort

Address: 2280 state Rte 207, Bear Valley, CA 95223

Phone: 209-753-2301


Information: Year-round outdoor adventure resort featuring mountain biking, skiing, snow tubing and snow boarding.


  • Lake Alpine

Address: Alpine County, California


Information: Lake Alpine, located in the Stanislaus National Forest, provides an abundance of activities and adventure.


  • Lassen Volcanic Park

Address: PO Box 100 Mineral, CA 96063

Phone: 530-595-4480


Information: Lassen Volcanic National Park is home to smoking fumaroles, meadows freckled with wildflowers, clear mountain lakes, and numerous volcanoes


  • Collins Pine Museum

Address: Chester, CA 96020


Phone: 800.-329-1219. The Museum has an outdoor display of twelve pieces of equipment that were used by Collins Pine Company back in the 1940s, 50s and 60s, including some trucks dating back to the 1930s.


  • Indian Valley Museum

Address: 4288 Cemetery Rd, Taylorsville, CA 95983

Phone: 530-284-1046


Information: The Indian Valley Museum houses many artifacts representing the period from the 1860's through the 1940's with over 600 pictures on display showing life as it was in Indian Valley.


  • Kings Beach State Recreation Area

Address: Bear St, Kings Beach, CA 96143

Phone: 530-523-3203


Information: Kings Beach State Recreation Area features 700 feet of beautiful frontage property along the North Shore of Lake Tahoe.


  • Kings Beach Miniature Golf

Address: 8693 N Lake Blvd, Kings Beach, CA 96143

Phone: 530-546-3196


Information: Family-owned & -oriented mini-golf facility dating to 1957 offers 2 courses plus ice cream & candy.


  • Tahoe Institute for Natural Science

Address: 948 Incline Way Incline Village, CA 89451

Phone: 775-298-0060


Information: The Tahoe Institute for Natural Science is a member-supported nonprofit organization seeking to advance the natural history, conservation, and ecosystem knowledge of the Tahoe region through science, education, and outreach.


  • South Tahoe Ice Arena

Address: 1176 Rufus Allen Blvd, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150

Phone: (530) 544-7465


Information: Lake Tahoe Ice Arena is the only year-round, indoor ice arena open for public skating. Home of the Tahoe Grizzlies, Cubs in-house hockey program.


  • Tahoe Improv Players

Address: 1 Valhalla Road, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150

Phone: 530-541-4975.


Information: The Tahoe Improv Players have been entertaining audiences of all ages for over 15 years.


  • Van Sickle Bi-State Park

Address: 30 Lake Pkwy, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150

Phone: 530-542-5580


Information: The site is unique in its location within the Basin’s largest urban area. Within a few minutes’ walk from the casino core, it is possible to enjoy a high-quality natural experience.



  • Squaw Valley Resort

Address: 1960 Squaw Valley Rd, Olympic Valley, CA 96146

Phone: 800-403-0206


Information: Squaw Valley Ski Resort in Olympic Valley, California, is one of the largest ski areas in the United States, and was the host site of the entire 1960 Winter Olympics. It is the second-largest ski area in Lake Tahoe after Heavenly, with 30 chairlifts, 3,600 acres and the only funitel in the U.S


  • Aerial Tram Rides

Address: 1960 Squaw Valley Rd, Olympic Valley, CA 96146

Phone: 800-403-0206


Information: A ride in the scenic Aerial Tram is a spectacular and leisurely ride 2,000 vertical feet to the High Camp, el. 8200. The Aerial Tram is one of Squaw Valley's most popular year-round attractions.


  • Climbing Walls

Address: 1960 Squaw Valley Rd, Olympic Valley, CA 96146 – In the Squaw Valley Resort

Phone: 530-581-0413

Information: Indoor Rock Climbing at Squaw Valley is a fun, athletic activity for all ages.  Located in the Aerial Tram building have a blast climbing the variety of routes on the Headwall Climbing Wall.


  • Squaw Valley Adventure Center

Address: 1960 Squaw Valley Rd, Olympic Valley, CA 96146 – In the Squaw Valley Resort

Phone: 530-581-7563


Information: The Squaw Valley Adventure Center was established to offer new and interesting adventure activities in Squaw Valley.

  • Tahoe Cross Country Ski Area

Address: 925 Country Club Dr, Tahoe City, CA 96145

Phone: 530-583-5475


Information: All trails originate at the Resort at Squaw Creek which is just a short, complimentary, shuttle ride from the Squaw Valley Parking Lot. Hop on the shuttle near the preferred parking area of the main lot.



  • Tahoe State Recreation Area

Address: Highway 28, Tahoe State Park, Tahoe City, CA 96145

Phone: 530-583-3074


Information: Woodsy camp grounds features a lake with a fishing pier, picnic areas with benches & a bike path.


  • Boatworks Shopping Mall

Address: 760 N Lake Blvd #2, Tahoe City, CA 96145

Phone: 530-583-1488


Information: the Boatworks Shopping Mall offers options for boating, shopping and dining on the north shore of Lake Tahoe. 


  • Tahoe National Forest

Address: Northwest of Lake Tahoe, California


Information: The Tahoe National Forest is located in the northern Sierra Nevada (east of Sacramento) and extends from the foothills across the Sierra crest to the California state line.


  • Lake Tahoe Nevada State Park

Address: NV-28, Incline Village, NV 89451

Phone: 775-831-0494


Information: The Lake Tahoe Nevada State Park Back-Country is a widespread recreational and natural oasis. Spooner Lake, at the intersection of State Route 28 and U.S. 50, is popular for picnicking and catch-and-release fishing.


  • Lake Tahoe Historical Society Museum

Address: 3058 Lake Tahoe Blvd, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150

Phone: 530-541-5458


Information: Museum featuring exhibits on local history, plus a bookstore & a 19th-century toll house.


  • Tahoe Maritime Museum

Address: 401 W Lake Blvd, Tahoe City, CA 96145

Phone: 530-583-9283


Information: Permanent & temporary exhibits looking at the impact of maritime culture on the Lake Tahoe region.


  • North Lake Tahoe Historical Society

Address: 130 W Lake Blvd, Tahoe City, CA 96145

Phone: 530-583-1762.


Information: Lake Tahoe is internationally known as one of our Nation’s most spectacular areas. Its exciting, rich history both natural and cultural fascinates both residents and visitors.


  • Tahoe Treetop Adventure Parks

Address: 725 Granlibakken Rd, Tahoe City, CA 96145

Phone: 530-581-7563


Information: Started in Europe, Aerial Adventure Parks are comprised of a series of courses linking tree platform to tree platform with a variety of bridges and/or zip lines.


  • The League to Save Lake Tahoe

Address: 2608 Lake Tahoe Blvd, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150

Phone: 530-541-5388


Information: The League to Save Lake Tahoe is the nonprofit organization behind the iconic Keep Tahoe Blue bumper sticker. Get the sticker and get involved or visit the museum and lean about the environment.


  • Heavenly Gondola Run

Address: South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150

Phone: 775-586-7000.


Information: Hop aboard an 8-passenger glass cabin and be whisked 2.4 miles up the side of a mountain for breathtaking views of Lake Tahoe and the Sierra Nevada mountain range.


  • Tallac Historic Site

Address: 1 Heritage Way, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150

Phone: 530-541-5227


Information: Stroll through the former summer homes and gardens of four wealthy gilded-age families.


  • Heavenly Mountain Resort

Address: 3860 Saddle Road, CA 96150

Phone: 775-586-7000.


Information: Heavenly Mountain Resort is a ski resort located on the California–Nevada border in South Lake Tahoe. It opened for business on December 15, 1955 and has 97 runs and 30 lifts that are spread between California and Nevada and four base facilities


  • Valhalla at Lake Tahoe

Address: 1 Valhalla Rd, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150

Phone: 530-541-4975


Information: Valhalla Tahoe is a non-profit organization dedicated to preserving the Tallac Historic Site and offering world class music, theatre, and cultural arts. ​


  • Yosemite National Park

Address: Yosemite, CA 95389

Phone: 209-372-0200.


Information: First protected in 1864, Yosemite National Park is best known for its waterfalls, but within its nearly 1,200 square miles, you can find deep valleys, grand meadows, ancient giant sequoias, a vast wilderness area, and much more.


  • Old Jail Museum

Address: 10142 Jibboom St, Truckee, CA 96161

Phone: 530-582-0893


Information: Truckee’s historic jail museum is one of only a few surviving 19th century jailhouses of its kind in the West and one of the few remaining original buildings in Truckee.


  • Donner Memorial State Park

Address: 12593 Donner Pass Rd, Truckee, CA 96161

Phone: 530-582-7892


Information: Located in the beautiful Sierra Nevada, Donner Memorial State Park offers the summer vacationer opportunities for camping, picnicking, boating, fishing, water-skiing, and hiking.  In winter, visitors can cross-country ski and snowshoe on trails and enjoy the season's beauty. 


  • Tahoe Adventure Company

Address: 7010 N Lake Blvd, Tahoe Vista, CA 96148

Phone: 530) 913-9212


Information: Tahoe Adventure Company leads high quality adventure travel trips and tours with a focus on experiencing the natural beauty of the surrounding mountains, trails and brilliant waters of Lake Tahoe.

  • Donner Memorial State Museum

Address: 12593 Donner Pass Rd, Truckee, CA 96161

Phone: 530-582-7892


Information: Simple facility with interpretive exhibits & artifacts related to the 19th-century Donner Party.


  • Visit Truckee - Official California Welcome Center

Address: 10065 Donner Pass Rd, Truckee, CA 96161

Phone: 530--587-8808


Information: The go-to place for things to see and do in Trukee


  • Tahoe Donner

Address: 11509 Northwoods Blvd., Truckee, CA 96161

Phone: 530-587-9400


Information: Former Olympian biathlete Glenn Jobe designed this cross-country resort to be serene and sociable. In the summer, it features an equestrian center with pony rides, wagon rides and trail rides.




  • Alcatraz Island

Address: San Francisco, CA 9412

Phone: 415-561-4900


Information: Rich in history, there is also a natural side to the Rock—gardens, tide pools, bird colonies, and bay views beyond compare.


  • Golden Gate National Recreation Area

Address: Golden Gate National Recreation Area, Building 201, Fort Mason, San Francisco, CA 94123-0022

Phone: 415-561-4700


Information: Golden Gate National Recreation Area chronicles two hundred years of history, from the Native American culture, the Spanish Empire frontier and the Mexican Republic, to maritime history, the California Gold Rush, the evolution of American coastal fortifications, and the growth of urban San Francisco.


  • Angel Island State Park

Address: 1120 Mar West Suite G, Tiburon, CA 94920

Phone: 415-435-3392


Information: Ride the ferry from San Francisco or Tiburon to experience one of the most beautiful and history rich islands in the San Francisco Bay—Angel Island State Park.  


  • San Francisco Museum of Modern Art

Address: 151 3rd St, San Francisco, CA 94103

Phone: 415-357-4000


Information: A nonprofit organization, SFMOMA holds an internationally recognized collection of modern and contemporary art, and was the first museum on the West Coast devoted solely to 20th-century art. 


  • Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco

Address: 50 Hagiwara Tea Garden Dr, San Francisco, CA 94118

Phone: 415-750-3600


Information: The de Young showcases American art from the 17th through the 21st centuries, international contemporary art, textiles and costumes, and art from the Americas, the Pacific, and Africa.


  • California Academy of Sciences

Address: 55 Music Concourse Dr, San Francisco, CA 94118

Phone: 415-379-8000


Information: The California Academy of Sciences is a multifaceted scientific institution committed to leading-edge research, to educational outreach, and to finding new and innovative ways to engage and inspire the public.  


  • The Exploratorium

Address: Pier 15, The Embarcadero, San Francisco, CA 94111

Phone: 415-528-4444


Information: The Exploratorium is a museum of science, art, and human perception located in San Francisco, California.


  • Cartoon Art Museum

Address: 781 Beach St, San Francisco, CA 94109

Phone: 415-227-8666.


Information: From editorial cartoons to comic books, graphic novels to anime, Sunday funnies to Saturday morning cartoons, the Cartoon Art Museum has something for everyone.


  • Golden Gate Park

Address: 501 Stanyan St, San Francisco, CA 94117

Phone: 415-831-2700.


Information: The park is filled with gardens, museums, art, flowers, trees, lakes, birds and wildlife.  


  • San Francisco Zoo

Address: Sloat Blvd & Great Highway, San Francisco, CA 94132

Phone: 415-753-7080


Information: The San Francisco Zoo is accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums and represents a uniquely successful partnership between the City of San Francisco and the San Francisco Zoological Society.


  • Conservatory of Flowers

Address: 100 John F Kennedy Dr, San Francisco, CA 94118

Phone: 415-831-2090


Information: The Conservatory of Flowers is a unique living museum that's bursting with life just waiting to be discovered.


  • San Francisco Giants Major League Baseball

Address: 24 Willie Mays Plaza, San Francisco, CA 94107

Phone: 415-972-2000


Information: The San Francisco Giants are a Major League Baseball team based in San Francisco, California, playing in the National League West Division.


  • San Francisco 49ers Football

Address: 4900 Marie P DeBartolo Way, Santa Clara, CA 95054

Phone: 415-656-4949


Information: The San Francisco 49ers are a professional American football team based in San Francisco, California, playing in the West Division of the National Football Conference (NFC) in the National Football League (NFL)


  • Castro Theater

Address: 429 Castro St, San Francisco, CA 94114

Phone: 415-621-6120


Information: The Castro Theatre was built in 1922 by pioneer San Francisco theatre entrepreneurs, the Nasser brothers, who started with a nickelodeon in 1908 in the Castro neighborhood.


  • San Francisco Opera

Address: 301 Van Ness Ave, San Francisco, CA 94102

Phone: 415-864-3330


Information: Classic 1932 opera house hosting classics, new works & a beloved holiday-season Nutcracker ballet.


  • American Conservatory Theater

Address: 405 Geary Street, San Francisco, CA

Phone: 415-749-2228


Information: American Conservatory Theater nurtures the art of live theater through dynamic productions, intensive actor training in its conservatory, and an ongoing engagement with its community.


  • Fisherman’s Wharf San Francisco

Address: Beach St & The Embarcadero, SF, CA 94133.

Phone: 415-674-7503


Information: Whether planning a visit or seeking San Francisco Visitor information, you'll find a wealth of knowledge on how a historic era still influences the present-day culture, events, sights, sounds, and food of San Francisco's most famous waterfront community.

  • Yerba Buena Gardens

Address: 750 Howard St, San Francisco, CA 94103

Phone: 415-820-3550


Information: Embrace your every mood, find green relief and celebrate diversity amid landscaped lawns, serene waterfalls and colorful gardens at the cultural heart of San Francisco.


  • Point Sur State Historic Park

Address: 37028 Hwy 1 Big Sur, CA 93920

Phone: 831-625-4419


Information: The Point Sur Lightstation sits 361 feet above the surf on a large volcanic rock. Point Sur is the only complete turn-of-the century Lightstation open to the public in California, and is on the National Register of Historic Places. First lit on August 1, 1889, the lighthouse has remained in continuous operation.   


  • Big Basin Redwood State Park

Address: 21600 Big Basin Way, Boulder Creek, CA 95006.

Phone: 831-338-8860


Information: Established in 1902, Big Basin Redwoods is California’s oldest state park. In the heart of the Santa Cruz Mountains, its biggest attractions—literally—are its ancient coast redwoods. Some of these giants are more than 50 feet around and as tall as the Statue of Liberty. At 1,000 to 1,800 years old, some may predate the Roman Empire.


  • Natural Bridges State Beach

Address: 2531 W Cliff Dr, Santa Cruz, CA 95060

Phone: 831-423-4609


Information: The park features a natural bridge across a section of the beach. It is also well known as a hotspot to see monarch butterfly migrations


  • UC Santa Cruz Arboretum

Address: 1156 High St, Santa Cruz, CA 95064

Phone: 831-502-2998


Information: More than four decades of dedication, horticultural expertise, and hard work have created an extensive collection unmatched anywhere else in the world! 


  • Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk

Address: 400 Beach Street Santa Cruz, CA 95060

Phone: 831-423-5590


Information: This vibrant, bustling amusement park is renowned for its great rides, remarkable history, spectacular beach setting, and friendly attitude.


  • Pleasure Point Beach

Address: Pleasure Point, Santa Cruz, CA 95062

Information: The small community of Pleasure Point is a classic beachside community with plenty of local shopping and dining options.  

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