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If you have a day off in winter time in Northern California, I suggest you rent a car and drive to Lake Tahoe. Great views of the lake and there are several nice restaurants down town. At the view point there are toilets but no...More
We've been here multiple times but it has been a few years. Great place to take some excellent photos.
It is easy to find, right off 89, overlooking the south side of Emerald Bay. Parking is typically not easy as everyone stops for a visit....More
We went to Inspiration Point on a Sunday morning the end of September. We were able to get a parking spot in the small lot. The views are amazing and the air is so clear and clean. It wasn't too crowded when we were there...More
Beautiful view here but hard to get decent photos with the crowds. Parking is difficult and the restrooms were in great need of attention. This was on a Tuesday in October, not what you would expect on a summer weekend.
Plan to drive this route early if you can and during the week if at all possible. This is basically just a few scenic spots to take photos at. You park along the road and stand beside traffic the whole time so it's not necessarily...More
Go to caltrans website road conditions. ( California Transportation Department) Put in the highway number. Echo summit is Hwy. 50 and Donner Summit is Hwy 80. We get snow in May but usually smaller amounts. The roads are... More
Go to caltrans website road conditions. ( California Transportation Department) Put in the highway number. Echo summit is Hwy. 50 and Donner Summit is Hwy 80. We get snow in May but usually smaller amounts. The roads are usually warmer and if it snows it melts quickly. Enjoy your trip. The scenery is spectacular.