Tour Information

Tahoe City Historic Walking Tour

Legends, facts, history, shopping and dining tips!  This tour will include facts and figures about beautiful Lake Tahoe, and also information about the beautiful wilderness surrounding the majestic mountain lake.  Lake Tahoe’s colorful history will unfold in fun stories and legends about the people who have called Lake Tahoe home.  After the tour, visitors will have a better appreciation about their pristine surroundings as well as knowledge about the best places to eat, shop, and enjoy Tahoe City.

What:  free Tahoe City guided historical walking tour
Meeting place:  outside the Blue Agave Restaurant, 425 N. Lake Blvd, Tahoe City, Ca.  96145
Duration:  about 1.5 hours
Distance:  less than 1 mile on a mostly flat path.
Ending location:  Near the Blue Agave Restaurant

Price:  Free, however gratuities are gratefully accepted.
Dates and times:  See Tour Dates page.

Other information:  please park in public parking lots.  Leashed well behaved dogs are welcome.  This tour is family friendly however it probably won’t be exciting for young children.
More Information:  call Karen Willcuts at 530-426-2334 or email mountaintowntours@gmail.com.


Tahoe City Waterfront Walking Tour

Traveling along the new Lakeside Bike Trail, the Tahoe City Waterfront Tour  covers fun and interesting topics specific to Lake Tahoe’s clear waters and how Tahoe City’s location has made it a special place during the last 150 years.  Stops are made along the trail including at the Truckee river outlet where the Dam, the Truckee River, water rights, and clarity issues will be talked about.   Since boating has been such a large part of Tahoe City’s past, a stop will be made at the Tahoe City Marina to talk about historic steamers and the golden era of speed boats.  Other interesting stops include the old jail on Commons Beach and at scenic outlooks along the trail.

What:  free guided walking tour of Tahoe City’s waterfront along the beautiful Lakeside Bike Trail
Meeting Place:  Gatekeeper’s Museum, 130 West Lake Blvd, Tahoe City, CA.  96145
Duration:  about 1.5 hours
Distance:  about 3/4 of a mile on a flat bike trail
Ending Location:  Close to Boatworks Mall
Price:  Free, however gratuities are gratefully accepted.
Dates and times:  See Tour Dates page.
Other information:  please park in public parking lots or at the Gatekeeper’s Museum.  Leashed well behaved dogs are welcome.  This tour is family friendly however it probably won’t be exciting for young children.

More Information:  call Karen Willcuts at 530-426-2334 or email mountaintowntours@gmail.com.


Truckee Historic Walking Tour

Historic Downtown Truckee comes alive during this colorful tour which includes stories of railroad barons, lumber mills, ice harvesting, movie stars, and other characters past.  Pass by unique shops and restaurants while learning about Truckee’s famous and infamous past.  The tour includes architecture, history, stories, fables, and facts.

What:  free Truckee guided historical walking tour
Meeting place:  outside the California Welcome Center at the Train Station, 10065 Donner Pass Rd, Truckee, CA 96161
Duration:  about 1.5 hours
Distance:  less than 1 mile on a flat path.
Ending location:  Brickelltown

Price:  Free, however gratuities are gratefully accepted.
Dates and times:  See Tour Dates page.

Other information:  Please be aware of paid parking in downtown Truckee.  This tour is family friendly however it probably won’t be exciting for young children.
More Information:  call Karen Willcuts at 530-426-2334 or email mountaintowntours@gmail.com.