Did COVID-19 put a hamper on your travel plans? Here are our favorite ways to visit Truckee virtually while you shelter in place.
Siobhan spent years traveling around the West as a National Park Ranger before setting down roots in Truckee. It was the skiing that brought her here – Truckee’s world class resorts and endless backcountry terrain were irresistible. Outdoor adventure is her bread and butter and most days you can find her skiing, trail running, or backpacking. She’s a freelance writer and landscape photographer. Follow along with her adventures on Instagram @siokenney.
Feeling cooped up? If you’re sheltering in place in Truckee try some of these social distancing activities to stay active and inspired.
Here are the latest updates on the evolving situation with Coronavirus in Truckee along with a heartfelt message to our beloved visitors.
Grab your calendar because you don’t want to miss these fun winter and spring events in Truckee.
Photo: Squaw Valley
Saturday, February 29, 11:30 am – 1:00 pm
Squaw Valley High Camp
Take a Leap of Love and get married or renew your vows in one of the most scenic spots in Tahoe,
Skiing isn’t the only way to have fun in the snow when you visit Truckee. If you’re looking for a different winter activity to do with your family, consider one of the following spots for a day of snow play. There’s something for everyone and every age, from resorts with groomed tubing to primitive sledding hills tucked into the forest.
Ready to play in the snow?
You’re planning a vacation in the mountains but there’s one detail you haven’t quite figured out – should you stay in a mountain home or a hotel? The two offer very different travel experiences. One comes with fresh linens and the convenience of a continental breakfast in the morning. But while fluffy hotel pillows might sound irresistible, we all usually end up craving the comforts of home while on vacation.
We’re all itching to get outdoors after being cooped up inside on big storm days. Lucky for us, there are several winter trails in Truckee that are plowed and stay clear of snow. Here are three that are perfect for a run on a crisp winter day, a long walk with your furry friend, or enjoying fresh mountain air with the whole family (stroller friendly!) –
There’s a big idea in this small mountain town that’s bringing local businesses and restaurant goers together to cut down on waste destined for landfills. It’s a program launched by Keep Truckee Green that replaces single-use takeout containers with reusable to-go boxes at several restaurants in Truckee.
We all know that single-use products generate tons of waste. There are plastic bags, utensils, paper napkins,
I went climbing with NASTC and this is what happened…
I recently met up with Chris Fellows, the owner of NASTC, for a morning of climbing at Donner Summit to see what it’s like to go out with a professional rock climbing guide. As I drove up the scenic Old Hwy 40, I took in the gorgeous views of Donner Lake and rocky outcrops.