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7 Winter and Spring Events in Truckee Not to Miss

7 Winter and Spring Events in Truckee Not to Miss

Grab your calendar because you don’t want to miss these fun winter and spring events in Truckee.

Photo: Squaw Valley

Leap of Love –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,

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Top 5 Places to Go Sledding, Tubing & Build a Snowman in Truckee

Two girls sledding in a pink sled Two girls sledding in a pink sled

Top 5 Places to Go Sledding, Tubing & Build a Snowman in Truckee

Two girls sledding in a pink sled

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?

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5 Fun Winter Reasons to Lodge in a Mountain Home

5 Fun Winter Reasons to Lodge in a Mountain Home

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.

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Dog-friendly, Snow-Free Winter Trails to Walk or Run in Truckee

Dog-friendly, Snow-Free Winter Trails to Walk or Run in Truckee

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!) –

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BYOB: Bring Your Own Box and Reduce Waste in Truckee

The Station takeout menu, reusable to-go box, and to-go drink The Station takeout menu, reusable to-go box, and to-go drink

BYOB: Bring Your Own Box and Reduce Waste in Truckee

The Station takeout menu, reusable to-go box, and to-go drink

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,

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Rock Climbing in Truckee

Rock Climbing in Truckee

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.

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