Gone But Not Forgotten – Weird & Wonderful That Don’t Exist In Tahoe Anymore… But Still Remembered
Let’s be upfront. There’s A LOT to see, do, and love in Lake Tahoe. A veritable Sierra snowstorm of options to choose from any time of year you visit. But like many other places, the region is always evolving and changing. This list is a nod to those places that don’t exist in Tahoe anymore but are remembered fondly.
Harveys Top Of The Wheel Harveys Wagon Wheel Casino | Photo: Harveys Wagon Wheel Facebook
Harveys Wagon Wheel Casino started as a family run business in 1944 with one room, a six-stool lunch counter, and a few slot machines and blackjack tables. Through hard-work and a booming business model, in 1963 they built the first high rise in Tahoe. The new resort featured 197 rooms, a host of new table games, and a Polynesian restaurant called “Top Of The Wheel.” To get to the restaurant, visitors would take an all-glass elevator, providing views of the surrounding region. The Tiki-themed restaurant was decorated by Eli Hedley. That.... Continue Reading at Tahoe South