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

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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. 

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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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KidZone Museum Inspires Learning Through Creative Play and Discovery

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KidZone Museum Inspires Learning Through Creative Play and Discovery

Truckee KidZone Children's Museum

KidZone Museum inspires learning through creative play and discovery. As a non-profit and Truckee-Tahoe’s only children’s museum, KidZone Museum strives to create a welcoming space where all families can play, discover and connect.

They offer a custom-designed, interactive Exhibit where children can immerse themselves in imaginary play; a jungle-themed science room with hands-on items for learning, seasonal insects and our Wentzscope – a special microscope specifically designed for little ones to use;

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