Truckee is the gateway to the Sierra Nevada Mountains of California, close to the Nevada state line. Donner Lake is just off of Interstate 80 after you cross the summit and is close to the Historic District of downtown Truckee.. Historic Downtown Truckee is the core of the community, both geographically and culturally, supported by tmany interesting and diverse communities. During the late 1960’s and early 1970’s, Truckee expanded dramatically with the addition of the Tahoe Donner, Glenshire, Prosser Lake View, and Sierra Meadows neighborhoods. Truckee is working hard to retain its vitality as a residential and economic hub for the region while its popularity as a vacation destination and second home community continues to grow. Truckee now boasts of gated luxury communities like Lahontan, Martis Camp, Schaeffer’s Mill, while being a short 15-20 minute drive to beautiful Lake Tahoe.
The Truckee/Lake Tahoe area is one of the most beautiful destinations you can visit for scenic mountain beauty, romantic getaways and outdoor excitement. Enjoy the fresh mountain air and the relaxed atmosphere. Donner Lake features a public beach and Donner Memorial State Park offers diverse outdoor fun with campsites, trails for hiking, biking, horseback riding and rock climbing. The many dining choices are unlimited. Truckee has something for everyone. Choose from upscale restaurants or an old fashion diner. A short drive to Lake Tahoe which is the nation’s largest alpine lake will leave you breathless. The beautiful blue water is surrounded by 72 miles of gorgeous shoreline. Tahoe offers water sports in the summer and winter sports during the snow-rich winters. The world class ski resorts like Alpine Meadows and Squaw Valley USA are among the dozens of world-class sites for skiing here. South Shore of Lake Tahoe is home to the Heavenly Valley Ski Resort, and some of the area’s top eateries, including The Beacon Bar & Grill and The Fresh Ketch Seafood Restaurant. Fire Sign Café and Swiss Lakewood Restaurant are among the favorites at West Shore. There are many casinos and great entertainment in the casinos, which are on the Nevada Stateline, including the legendary Harrah’s Casino.
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