Ultimate Lake Tahoe Self-Guided Driving Tour
Cleaning and safety practices
- Relax at one of the clearest lakes in North America.
- Grab the perfect vacation photo at stunning mountain vistas.
- Dive into some seriously extravagant Gilded Age history.
- Witness dazzling sunsets amid alpine splendor.
- Hike lakeside, through dense woods, or up mountain trails.
Ultimate Lake Tahoe Self-Guided Driving Tour in English
Turn your phone into Audio Guide + Live Map.
What's included, what's not
Know before you book
- This is a self-guided tour; no guide will accompany you. The Action Tour Guide app functions as a guide, an audio tour, and a map all in one.
- Please arrange for a vehicle before you take the tour. You only need to book one tour per vehicle, not per person.
- After the booking, you will receive an email with a link to the Action Tour Guide app and a unique password to access the tour within the app.
- This tour has been developed by local guides, curated by creative writers, and narrated by professional voice artists.
- Most stops along the tour have animated videos allowing you to visualize what you cannot see, such as snapshots from different centuries or interior rooms.
- This tour is valid forever - from the moment of booking. You will not need to change the booking if your travel plans change.
What you can expect
Recommended: Purchase one tour per vehicle. Everyone can listen at the same time!
Explore Lake Tahoe’s dazzlingly blue waters and stunning mountainous backdrop with this self-guided audio tour! Drive around the entirety of the lake as you learn about its origins, admire its breathtaking vistas, and dive into its Gilded Age history. Explore hikes, historic homes, and waterfall views along the way. This self-guided driving tour allows you to experience all of Lake Tahoe with maximum flexibility and value.
Once you book a tour, you’ll immediately get a confirmation email. Soon, you’ll get two more messages: a text and an email. These contain instructions on downloading our Action Tour Guide app and using a unique password to access your tour. Follow the instructions. To begin touring, go to the Starting Point and launch the tour. Stick to the tour route & speed limit for the best experience.
This is not an entrance ticket to attractions along the route. Check pandemic rules & opening hours before your visit.
No expiration — The tour comes with lifetime validity!
Points of Interest along the Lake Tahoe:-
- Tahoe South Visitor Center
- Pope House
- Baldwin Estate
- Pope Beach
- Tahoe Yellow Cress
- Tallac Historic Site
- Fallen Leaf Lake
- Mount Tallac
- Rubicon Trailhead
- Eagle Falls Trailhead
- Knight's First Tahoe Home
- Emerald Bay State Park
- The Lindbergh Connection
- Fannette Island
- Meeks Bay
- Ed Z'berg Sugar Pine Point State Park
- Hellman-Ehrman Mansion
- Famous Residents
- Olympic Valley
- Alpine Meadows
- Tahoe City Visitor Information Center
- Carnelian Bay
- Kings Beach State Recreation Area
- Cal Neva Lodge & Casino
- Sand Harbor
- Secret Cove
- Logan Shoals Vista Point
- Lady of the Lake or Cave Rock
Benefits Over Live Guides and Group Tours:
- This flexible, self-led tour works by sensing your location as you drive
- The in-depth audio narration plays as you drive
- Buy just one tour for the whole car, and use it as often as you’d like
- Once it’s downloaded, the audio tour never expires— use it multiple times
- Once it’s downloaded, the tour works completely offline
- Tour your way: choose when to start, stop fast-forward, or rewind
- Ask for help from a real person anytime over call, chat, or email
Cleaning and safety practices
- Contactless ticket redemption
- Social distancing measures in place
- Temperature checks given to staff
- Masks required