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Things to do in Markleeville

Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Park
“About 45min drive from the rental unit. Super affordable hot spring. Bathing suits required. Great after a day of skiing or just to go soak in the sun and warm water if Lake Tahoe’s waters are too cold for your liking.”
  • 21 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Best restaurant in the area. California cuisine, locally sourced. open weekends only in season. In summer sit outside and enjoy the evening. Great food, great wine, great dessert. Don't miss this one!”
  • 5 locals recommend
Off-Licence
“If you forgot it, they might have it. They have alcohol, antiques, gifts and swim wear, too.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Lodging
“The best cook in America. Sandy will make you the best burger you ever had, and more! Bar open in the evening. Local hang out. ”
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Great place to grab a beverage and a burger after a long day. If you want to watch the game and hang out with some of the friendly locals go ahead and pop on in for a drink.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Library
“Wifi spot, outdoor grassy area with play structure, overlooking Markleeville Creek where kids can fish or bring their bikes and ride around "town" . Stop in at the deli for an ice-cream.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Great place to enjoy the Downtown Markleeville area Hwy 89. Food, beer, wine, outdoor/indoor.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Museum
“Perched on the hill above town, this little museum is a surprisingly nice collection. Ever see a Basque sheepherders outdoor oven? You can here.”
  • 1 local recommends
Natural Feature
Locality
“Charming little town off Hwy 89. Near the Carson River. Several restaurants and a couple of tiny art galleries. Great for fishing and bear watching.”
  • 3 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Restaurant
“Best restaurant in the area. California cuisine, locally sourced. open weekends only in season. In summer sit outside and enjoy the evening. Great food, great wine, great dessert. Don't miss this one!”
  • 5 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Great place to grab a beverage and a burger after a long day. If you want to watch the game and hang out with some of the friendly locals go ahead and pop on in for a drink.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Great place to enjoy the Downtown Markleeville area Hwy 89. Food, beer, wine, outdoor/indoor.”
  • 2 locals recommend

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