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A real town with an unreal backyard, Truckee offers access to world-class adventure right from your doorstep. Whether it’s mountain or road biking, hiking, skiing, snowboarding, rock climbing, golf or other activities you seek, Truckee’s authentic vibe and welcoming spirit have truly made it “Base Camp for a Big Life.” Located just 15-minutes from both Squaw Valley | Alpine Meadows and Northstar California Resort, this California mountain town’s rich history and vibrant concentration of arts and culture are widely celebrated, and its sophisticated cuisine and thriving craft beverage scene are defining new epicurean experiences for those looking for memorable mountain town experiences.
Stroll through Truckee’s historic downtown, pause and enjoy an inspired culinary experience, or sip a craft brew at one of many popular taprooms. Tour one of Truckee’s many historical sites, participate in regular historical storytelling and cultural events, and find out what makes this mountain town one of just a handful of California’s unique cultural districts. Visit Donner Lake, explore the museum at Donner Memorial State Park to learn about the emigrant experience and the infamous Donner Party, and don’t miss the panoramic views from the Old Highway 40 lookout. There’s no shortage of adventure right from your doorstep when you’re in Truckee.