Situated high in the Northern Sierra Nevada and just a short distance from the crystal shores of Lake Tahoe and home to beautiful Donner Lake, Truckee, California is a central hub for all of North Lake Tahoe's popular destinations. Truckee blends endless ski, golf and outdoor recreational opportunities with a sophisticated, yet rustic, mountain appeal. Its proximity to the San Francisco Bay Area, Silicon Valley, the Reno Tahoe International Airport and it's own Truckee Tahoe Airport, Truckee continues to evolve as a sought after destination for the tech world as well as national and international buyers looking to diversify their real estate holdings. Historic Downtown Truckee was established in 1868 as a lumber and railroad community linking Reno and Sacramento. Truckee quickly evolved into the bustling town it is today without losing its small town charm even in the 21st century. Strolling through this historic downtown you will experience the Old-West mountain feel and friendly small-town charm. Historic brick buildings house unique shops, boutique hotels, art galleries, and wonderful restaurants and entertainment. Truckee has also become known as a mecca for foodies with sophisticated but comfortable options including Stella, Tokay, Pianeta, and Drunken Monkey. Moody's Bistro and Lounge is Truckee's nightlife landmark, serving up mountain roadhouse-style food and regular live jazz. For quality wines and wine tasting, visit The Pour House or Uncorked where a knowledgeable and down-to-earth staff offer a sampling of small vineyards from around the world that are sure to please the wine novice or the connoisseur. Historic Downtown Truckee is one of the only places in the world where you can find such beautiful scenery along with friendly people, incredible restaurants, and one-of-a-kind shops. This is a town that visitors consistently return to while others move here full time to experience Tahoe's laid-back mountain lifestyle in a safe, family-friendly and exceptional community. From five-star Ritz-Carlton, Lake Tahoe luxury to off-the-beaten path adventure, Truckee offers a little bit of something for everyone.