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“Worth the view”

Heavenly Valley Scenic Gondola Ride
Ranked #8 of 25 Tours in South Lake Tahoe
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Knoxville, Tennessee
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7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Worth the view”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 May 2014

It was a beautiful ride to the top of Heavenly, the views were well worth it. The additional chairlift ride was also worth going although because there was still too much snow on the ground and it was too windy for the Zip line we were not able to get off at that point.

Visited May 2014
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9 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Beautiful scenery”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 May 2014

Took Gondola ride up to observation deck Memorial Day weekend. Beautiful. Still snow on the ground up on the mountain. Drank coffee. Then went to top of heavenly and went on the blue streak zip-line. What a blast! Longest zip-line in the lower 48 states. Can go up to 55mph. Staff was so safety conscious and friendly! I recommend the Gondola ride to everyone. View of Tahoe Lake is beautiful.

Visited May 2014
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San Antonio, Texas
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123 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
“Very pricey but the views are terrific.”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2014

The ride is a total of about 10 minutes or so to the observation deck. The Gondola and decking are in great shape and look pretty new, especially the decking. There are tables up there where you can eat lunch if you like, they also have a small shop with coffee, other drinks, snacks and I believe they even had sandwiches but you may want to check on that. Another shop has gift items and souvenirs. The best part is that there are photo ops galore. The price just to ride up and come back down is $45.00 so it's not for everybody. After opting to not do it we finally decided to do it on the last day. I miss the 90 bucks but the views were the best we had all weekend.

Visited April 2014
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Brentwood, California
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41 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
“Scared of heights but still awesome”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 March 2014

Soooo recommend. Despite the slight rocking thoroughly enjoyed the ride up the mountain and the spectacular view of the Lake. Surprised even myself at the top when the next leg of the journey involved taking the ski lift to the top. Have NEVER skied so a little intimidating hanging out over the rocky terrain waaaay below your dangling feet. Not for the faint of heart but worth going out of your comfort zone. Would give 5 stars but I thought the cost was a bit pricey

Visited July 2013
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Nizhny Novgorod, Russia
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99 reviews
45 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“was unlucky to be in storm there”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 February 2014

Light wind and all top slopes are closed. 100$ for just bottom area and 3 lifts :( Poor and small restaurants. Next day was in Kirkwood and found it significantly better.

Visited February 2014
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