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Destination guide

Why people love visiting cozy Truckee

The lake and mountains provide a pleasant backdrop to your vacation home in Truckee. Renowned for its skiing, snowboarding and golfing, this city welcomes all visitors. Northstar California Resort and Mt. Rose Ski Tahoe are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Whether you're planning a family vacation, friends trip or romantic retreat, Vrbo has a great selection of vacation homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.

Activities

Activities and attractions in and around Truckee

Are you looking for things to do while you're in town? Travelers enjoy Truckee for its skiing, golfing and hiking. Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that Truckee has to offer. These are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Northstar California Resort (5 mi / 8.1 km)
  • Mt. Rose Ski Tahoe (16.1 mi / 25.9 km)
  • Ponderosa Golf Course (1 mi / 1.6 km)
  • Coyote Moon Golf Course (1.6 mi / 2.5 km)
  • Old Greenwood Golf Course (2.5 mi / 4.1 km)
  • Tahoe Donner Golf Course (3 mi / 4.9 km)
Weather

Seasonal weather in Truckee

Truckee is well known for its skiing. If you're interested in winter sports, you might consider visiting in January, February, March or November, when snowfall averages 43.52 inches and temperatures average 15°F.

Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Truckee

Travelers enjoy Truckee for its lakeside setting and mountain views. Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to take in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Truckee. Here are a few of the area's most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Donner Memorial State Park (2.5 mi / 4.1 km)
  • Donner Lake (4.2 mi / 6.7 km)
  • Brockway Summit (7.6 mi / 12.2 km)
  • Kings Beach State Recreation Area (10.7 mi / 17.1 km)
  • Commons Beach Park (11.2 mi / 18 km)
  • Stateline Lookout (11.6 mi / 18.6 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Truckee

Fly into Truckee, CA (TKF-Truckee Tahoe), the closest airport, located 2.2 mi (3.6 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could also fly into Reno, NV (RNO-Reno-Tahoe Intl.), which is 25.1 mi (40.4 km) away.

If you prefer train travel, the main station is Truckee Station.

Can I find a vacation rental around Truckee?

Yes, our 2021 property listings offer a large selection of 3,379 vacation rentals near Truckee. From 364 cabin rentals to 2,321 house rentals, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Truckee for a holiday or a weekend are on Vrbo.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Truckee?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Truckee:

  • Olympic Heights: 29 vacation rentals
  • Donner Lake Woods: 54 vacation rentals
  • Sugar Pine Estate: 20 vacation rentals
  • Downtown: 34 vacation rentals
  • Home Run: 23 vacation rentals

For other neighborhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Truckee?

Vrbo Canada offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Truckee. From Vrbo Canada travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Tahoe Donner Cross Country Area: 3,345 vacation rentals
  • Mount Judah Express Ski Lift: 3,033 vacation rentals
  • Coyote Moon Golf Course: 3,516 vacation rentals
  • Truckee Gallery: 3,520 vacation rentals
  • Donner Memorial State Park: 3,553 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Truckee listed on Vrbo Canada where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Cabins in Truckee?

Yes, of course. Vrbo Canada has 364 Cabins in Truckee. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Truckee include:

  • Houses: 2,321 rentals available
  • Cottages: 364 rentals available
  • Condos/Apartments: 915 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Chalets and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Truckee?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 1,522 vacation rentals with pool available in Truckee. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

    Explore destinations around Truckee

    Olympic Heights
    29 vacation rentals
    Donner Lake Woods
    54 vacation rentals
    Sugar Pine Estate
    20 vacation rentals
    Downtown
    34 vacation rentals
    Home Run
    23 vacation rentals
    Wolfe Estates
    41 vacation rentals