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Destination guide

Why people love visiting cosy Truckee

The lake and mountains provide a pleasant backdrop to your holiday 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-see attractions in the area. Whether you're planning a family holiday, a trip with friends or a romantic retreat, Vrbo has a great selection of holiday 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? Travellers enjoy Truckee for its skiing, golfing and hiking. Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday 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 centre:

  • 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 110.55 inches and temperatures average -9°F.

Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Truckee

Travellers 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 holiday in Truckee. Here are a few of the area's most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • 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

Travelling to and around Truckee

Fly into Truckee, CA (TKF-Truckee Tahoe), the closest airport, located 2.2 mi (3.6 km) from the city centre. 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 3,390 vacation rentals near Truckee. From 364 cabins to 915 flats & apartments, 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:

  • Downtown: 34 vacation rentals
  • Donner Lake Woods: 56 vacation rentals
  • Sugar Pine Estate: 20 vacation rentals
  • Wolfe Estates: 42 vacation rentals
  • Olympic Heights: 32 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 UK offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Truckee. From Vrbo UK travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Coyote Moon Golf Course: 3,534 vacation rentals
  • Donner Memorial State Park: 3,591 vacation rentals
  • Crow's Nest Ski Lift: 3,012 vacation rentals
  • Truckee Gallery: 3,543 vacation rentals
  • Donner Ski Ranch: 2,955 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Truckee listed on Vrbo UK 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 UK has 364 Cabins in Truckee. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Truckee include:

  • Flats: 915 rentals available
  • Houses: 2,333 rentals available
  • Lodges: 20 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Truckee?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 1,528 vacation rentals with pool available in Truckee. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

    Explore destinations around Truckee

    Downtown
    34 holiday rentals
    Donner Lake Woods
    56 holiday rentals
    Sugar Pine Estate
    20 holiday rentals
    Wolfe Estates
    42 holiday rentals
    Olympic Heights
    32 holiday rentals
    Home Run
    23 holiday rentals