Welcome to Truckee

Home to the mountains and proud locals, Truckee is known for attracting tough pioneering spirits who laid the foundation for what this authentic mountain town is today. Inspired by the outdoor lifestyle, sophisticated culinary experiences, and tight-knit community, Truckee is fueled by its dedicated business owners and tourists.

Key Details


mountain town, single-family homes, condos, ski resorts, outdoor lifestyle, community, cute downtown, luxury gated amenity communities


Commute Times
North Lake Tahoe 17m by car
East Lake Tahoe 51m by car
West Lake Tahoe 20m by car
South Lake Tahoe 1h. 6 m. by car
Reno 34m by car
Nearby Neighborhoods Tahoe Donner, Donner Lake, Glenshire, Martis Valley, Lahontan, Gateway, Downtown Truckee, Sierra Meadows, Northstar, Prosser Heights, Martis Camp, Martis Estates, Martiswood Estates and Ponderosa Ranchos Estates, Old Greenwood, Olympic Heights, Gray’s Crossing

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The Downtown Scene

Truckee has a historical and vibrant downtown that is inspired by natural beauty and mountain scenery. With local business owners lining the strip, it brings creative culture that is rugged, innovative, and resourceful. Hit the slopes at Northstar Ski Resort for some outside fun and enjoy your après ski day with a locally-crafted beer at the Hoppy Duck in downtown.

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What to expect:
A small town filled with vibrant outdoor enthusiasts, unique mountain lifestyle, and proud locals that stretch across 10+ different communities.

In Truckee, you can explore endless hiking trails at Donner Summit or Martis Valley, ski at 5+ local resorts including Northstar and Sugar Bowl Ski Resort, soak in the sun at Donner Lake or while rafting down the Truckee River, and enjoy the nightlife by hanging out in downtown for locally-crafted food and drink at Moody's Restaurant.

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The lifestyle:
Work hard, play hard. A community of like minded people who live for the outdoors and live life together.

It takes hard work to be able to enjoy the mountain lifestyle. With hospitality and customer service jobs at the heart of the town’s economy, it creates a community of people who work hard and play hard together.

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Unexpected appeal:
Healthy living rules here - a place to foster your holistic, spiritual, physical self.

Truckee is a community of health and wellness advocates who provide many outlets that allow you to prioritize your holistic, spiritual, and physical state of mind. From yoga studios like Alpen Flow to community churches like Sierra Bible you are guaranteed to find your place.

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The market:
High demand and LOW inventory - Housing is extremely hard to come by with medium to high price ranges.

With more people working from home, the increase in local residents has created high demand with low inventory. Truckee has seen many people from the city decide to move to the mountains where they can work from home and live the mountain lifestyle. Truckee has always had a high demand for housing with very low inventory and has continued this trend into 2021. However, many small apartment communities are being built such as Estates Meadows Housing, Railyard Market Square, and West River Cottages, bringing in more opportunities for housing.

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You'll fall in love with:
The easy access to outdoor living year round. No matter where you live in Truckee, you are steps away from bountiful hiking trails, ski resorts, and outdoor activities.

__Summer and Fall__ Enjoy unforgettable memories hiking or biking on world class trails, paddle boarding on Donner Lake, lounging on the beach, rock climbing granite slabs on Donner Summit, or playing a round of golf on the beautiful vista horizon. __Winter and Spring__ Truckee wouldn't be what it is without its EPIC winter experiences followed by its incredible spring season. Play hard by skiing or snowboarding at several world-class resorts that are within a 10-15 minute drive. Have fun sledding, ice skating, snowmobiling, or exploring the beautiful backcountry Tahoe National Forest.

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