The Gondola at Heavenly, South Lake Tahoe

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Take a scenic ride up the mountain on The Gondola at Heavenly. From the midway stop at the Observation Deck--at an altitude of 2,780 m (9,123 ft)--you can see all of Lake Tahoe, Carson Valley, and Desolation Wilderness. Once you reach the top of the mountain, you can enjoy myriad activities, such as hiking or zip-lining. If you have a serious problem with heights, you may not enjoy the gondola ride. Depending on the weather, some of the activities may not be available; check the weather report before you visit. Put The Gondola at Heavenly on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our South Lake Tahoe trip planner.
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  • Beautiful views but pricy. Lots to do up there. A playground for kids and adults. Cafeteria expensive. $15 for a hotdog fries and a drink. I can eat when I get down. You can imagine what bottled water...  more »
  • If you’re here in the summer, you must do this. Pricing is ok and lots of activities for families on the mountain.  more »

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