The convenient and stunning location of Truckee makes it a perfect spot to rent a getaway for the summer. It sits a short half hour from Reno, Nevada and only a scenic hour-long trip from South Lake Tahoe. However, Truckee is an exquisite location in an of itself, nestled into the Tahoe National forest on the shore of the ever-serene Donner Lake, and with views of the Sierra Nevada mountains in the distance.
What to do in Truckee
Truckee is a nature lovers paradise amongst the beauty of central California national forests. For a small town, it boasts a wealth of fishing, camping, water sports, hiking, biking, and other outdoor opportunities, as well as being a golfers dream with 15 of its own golf courses to be taken advantage of during its dreamy summer weather (highs of 80). Truckee also showcases an abundance of shopping, art, and 11 local museums for all interests. In the winter, it transforms itself into a winter wonderland and opens up for Dog-sledding, snowmobiling, snow tubing, backcountry skiing and other fun activities.
The Best of Truckee
Truckee is an ideal destination for either summer or winter travel and thus offers two different experiences in one. Donner Memorial State Park provides a sanctuary for outdoor activities, camping, or fishing, and the town includes museums from the old-time frontier Emigrant Trail Museum to the Truckee-Donner Old Time Museum. The small town atmosphere may surprise you with its disproportionate number of delicious eateries as well. The Pianeta Ristourante offers an immersive Italian dining experience, while the locally popular Cottonwood Restaurant cooks up an excellent meal alongside a charming overview of the town at night or during the snowfall.
Vacation Rentals Available - Get Your Very Own Piece of American Paradise
It has never been easier to immerse yourself into such an ideal locale! Take advantage and cut yourself a slice of paradise amongst the immense beauty of the Central Californian country side, rent a lake house for a memorable family vacation, or get away for the summer and soak up the impeccable climate and enjoy the riches of activities at your disposal here in Truckee. There are many vacation rentals in Truckee/Donner Lake on both LakehouseVacations.com and right here on BeachHouse.com.