Discover a selection of 500 vacation rentals in Truckee, CA that are perfect for your trip. Whether you’re traveling with friends, family, or even pets, Vrbo vacation homes have the best amenities for hanging out with the people that matter most, including WiFi and swimming pools. Prices start at $160 per night, and houses and cabins are popular options for a stay in Truckee. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Explore the lakeside setting in Truckee

The lake and mountains create a pretty picture of Truckee. Renowned for its skiing, snowboarding and golfing, this city welcomes all visitors. Take in top local attractions like Northstar California Resort and Palisades Tahoe. If you're looking for accommodations with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.

Things to do

Sightseeing in and around Truckee

Do you want to find attractions to see during your stay? 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 makes Truckee a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. Here are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Northstar California Resort (5.5 mi / 8.8 km)
  • Palisades Tahoe (9.6 mi / 15.4 km)
  • Old Greenwood Golf Course (2.4 mi / 3.9 km)
  • Tahoe Donner Downhill Ski Area (4.6 mi / 7.4 km)
  • Donner Ski Ranch (8.3 mi / 13.3 km)
  • Boreal Mountain Resort (8.8 mi / 14.2 km)

Seasonal weather averages in Truckee

Truckee is well known for its skiing. To make the most of the cold weather activities, you might consider visiting in February, December, January or March, when snowfall averages 50 inches and temperatures average 33°F.

Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Truckee

Travelers enjoy Truckee for its lakeside setting and mountain views. Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Truckee is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are a few of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Donner Lake (4.3 mi / 7 km)
  • Donner Memorial State Park (5.1 mi / 8.3 km)
  • Kings Beach State Recreation Area (10.5 mi / 16.9 km)
  • Incline Beach (14.1 mi / 22.7 km)
  • Sand Harbor (16.1 mi / 26 km)
  • East Shore Trail (16.2 mi / 26 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Truckee

The nearest airport is in Reno Tahoe Intl. Airport (RNO), located 25 mi (40.2 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you might consider flying into Truckee, CA (TKF-Truckee Tahoe), which is 2.1 mi (3.4 km) away.

If you'd rather travel by train, the main station is Truckee Station.

What are the top vacation rentals in or near Truckee?

Whether you're seeking a cozy retreat for you and your love or somewhere roomy to fit friends and family, you'll find some top vacation rentals in and around Truckee. Here are a couple to get you thinking:

  • "Romantic Woodland Cabin For Ultimate Getaway" is a hit with guests. Around 45 miles from Truckee, it has 2 bedrooms and lots of amenities to help you feel at home, including a balcony and lowered locks.
  • Another top choice is "2 Bedroom Family Friendly Updated Condo Near Ski Hill", which is around 4 miles from Truckee. With 2 bedrooms, a living room and WiFi, it has everything you need to keep you happy and comfortable.

For even more great options, use the search bar at the top of the page to find the perfect Truckee vacation rental for you.

Can I find log cabins to rent in or near Truckee?

Whether you're chasing a basic retreat or a luxurious escape, we've got some great log cabins to rent in Truckee. Experience a blend of comfort and adventure at one of these popular options:

  • If you'd like to go fishing and parasailing while you're in Truckee, "Lodgepole Retreat - A Gorgeous Classic 3bedroom Log Cabin With Private Hot Tub + Hoa Amenities" in Tahoe Donner will be an excellent choice.
  • Alternatively, consider "Tahoe Donner Log Cabin, Rec Center Amenities". Try some golf or mountain biking or just rest and relax at this Tahoe Donner retreat.

What are the top-rated vacation rentals for weekend getaways in or near Truckee?

We all deserve an escape from the daily grind every now and then. If you're ready to spend a couple of carefree mornings lingering in your pajamas with a good book and a steaming coffee, there's no shortage of wonderful weekend getaways in and near Truckee. These are some of our favorites:

  • "Cozy, Relaxing 2 Bedroom/2 Bath Condo At Northstar" is ideal for a weekend of fun and relaxation. It features convenient amenities, such as massage treatments and a balcony, and is located 4 miles to the southeast of Truckee.
  • Alternatively, make memories with your favorite people at "Beautiful Condo In A Peaceful Forest Setting", which is around 5 miles to the southeast of Truckee. You'll have use of a barbecue grill, a kitchen and more here.

Can I find studio apartments for rent in and around Truckee?

Studio apartments may be small, but they sure pack a punch when it comes to convenience and location. Make yourself comfortable at one of these sought-after studio apartments in or near Truckee:

  • After a day filled with outdoor exploration, enjoy total comfort and privacy at "Luxury Historic Truckee River Cabin Hideaway". Tennis and spa and beauty services are among the amenities on offer here.
  • Or, use "Remodeled Ski In/out Condo At Northstar Resort" as a base to check off the best attractions around you. This home away from home offers a sauna, a pool table and more.

Can I find short term rentals in or near Truckee?

Whether you're seeking a compact apartment for you and a friend or a vacation home with room for the whole family, short-term rentals are easy to find in and around Truckee. These properties make the perfect base for a whirlwind visit:

  • For a memorable few nights away, settle in at "Beautiful Condo In A Peaceful Forest Setting". It's close to the center of Truckee, in addition to plenty of things to see and do.
  • Alternatively, spend a couple of relaxing nights at "Exquisite Architectural Home In Rural Setting". This comfy, centrally located property makes exploring the sights easy.

What are the best romantic weekend getaways in or near Truckee?

Whether spent in a cabin, a cottage or a condo, a romantic weekend getaway is a perfect way to say "I love you." Whisk your honey off for a few days at one of these top escapes in or near Truckee:

  • Around 4 miles from Truckee, "2 Bedroom Family Friendly Updated Condo Near Ski Hill" is the perfect place for starry-eyed couples. Skiing facilities and beauty services are some of the amenities you'll find here.
  • Another option where you can enjoy a few wonderful days together is "Stunning Log House And A Cook's Paradise". Located around 4 miles from Truckee, a fireplace and beauty services add to the ambiance here.

What are the best large group vacation rentals in or near Truckee?

Share your vacation and double the fun. Whether you're planning an active escape with pals or a family reunion, you'll have your pick of large group vacation rentals in and around Truckee:

  • A wide array of amenities including a sauna and mountain views make "8 Bedrooms, , 12 Bath" a winner. This expansive retreat has 9 bedrooms and sleeps up to 25 guests. From the center of Truckee, it's around 4 miles away to the west.
  • Invite as many as 20 of your dearest friends to "Skislope - Tahoe Villa" and fill the place with love and laughter. This option has 8 bedrooms and is around 4 miles to the west of Truckee. It's packed with features to keep large groups happy and comfortable, such as a swimming pool and a sauna.

Are there large vacation rentals that sleep 30 or more in or near Truckee?

If you're organizing a shindig and your invite list features dozens of names, don't stress about finding a big enough space for everyone. We have large vacation rentals in and around Truckee perfect for family reunions, wedding parties and more. These are a few ideas:

  • "7/5. 5 - 5k Ft - Quiet - 12 Adults And Unlimited Children Under 12 - Per Placer Cty": The more people you invite the merrier to this popular retreat. It has 8 bedrooms, accommodates up to 30 people and features a host of amenities, such as a firepit and a sauna.
  • "Iron Horse Lodge North 302 - Platinum": Get your entire party's tick of approval at this rental which features a kitchen and a sauna. Offering 3 bedrooms, up to 99 people can stay and play here.

What are the best houses for rent with a pool in or near Truckee?

A pool is often a must-have when choosing where to stay, particularly if you're getting away with the kids. Browse these houses with a pool in or near Truckee and spend your days splashing about:

  • Pack your swimming gear and take a break at "Stunning Log House And A Cook's Paradise". There are plenty of other convenient amenities here, including on-site watersports and childrens activities.
  • Spend leisurely days swimming or finding some peaceful moments by the water at "Truckee River House - Beautiful Views". This property is also a firm favorite and comes with on-site watersports, childrens activities and more.

Unsure what to pack for your Truckee getaway? This enticing destination has a mediterranean climate. In summer, you can expect average temperatures ranging from 50 ºF to 75 ºF. Browse our range of Truckee vacation rentals by using the search bar at the top of the page. Simply adjust the filters to get more inspiration on where to stay.

What are the best large family vacation rentals in or near Truckee?

Every family get-together should be one to remember. Whether you're planning a break with the kids or a party with relatives, these large family vacation rentals in or near Truckee offer a comfy home away from home with enough space for everyone:

  • Located around 4 miles to the west of Truckee, "Stunning Log House And A Cook's Paradise" has 3 bedrooms and can sleep up to 8 guests. It's equipped with a range of amenities, including childrens activities and free toiletries.
  • "Cabin - Overlooks Donner Lake" is another popular option. It's around 4 miles to the west of Truckee, has 3 bedrooms and accommodates up to 8 guests. Handy amenities here include a TV and a DVD player.

If you're hoping to visit some family-friendly attractions in the area, you won't have to go far. Nevada County Fairgrounds, KidZone Museum and Bridgeport Covered Bridge offer fun for all the crew.

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