This historically rich mountain town located north of Lake Tahoe is all the rage with second homeowners, visitors and local residents. As the central gateway to Lake Tahoe’s north shore, celebrity and Olympic athlete sightings are the norm.
The formula for success goes something like this: Combine the peaceful seclusion of the Sierra Mountains with the tranquility of clear alpine lakes. Then, enhance with a thriving culinary scene, endless outdoor adventure, five-star resort lodging and a passion for the lakeside lifestyle—Truckee California is a destination resort with panache.
Guests and residents relish in the many services and amenities provided by nearby luxury hotels. With charismatic western charm, Truckee will seduce visitors into trying new things. Recreational activities that top an elaborate list include skiing at Northstar Resort, Sierra Club huts, hiking along the Pacific Coast Trail, cycling, rock climbing near Donner Summit, fishing and boating. Special events include the Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festival, the Summer Music Series and various arts and crafts festivals. Shopping in Truckee ranges from eclectic, locally owned boutiques to elegant home design stores that cater to well-to-do second homeowners and guests.