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Vist small town

Love coming up here from Reno to visit all the small shops and walking around. They have a EV... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Reno, Nevada
A nice stroll through downtown

Truckee is always a nice place to walk through. Lots of cute stores with unique products, tons of... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
San Francisco, California
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  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Donner Pass Road, Truckee, CA 96161
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All reviews downtown truckee the main street cute town art galleries candy shops interesting shops t shirts old timey mining town church street pedestrian traffic boutique shopping thursday evening train line donner pass road nice stroll local artisans
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Love coming up here from Reno to visit all the small shops and walking around. They have a EV Charging station located in the Train and Bus stop ( free parking while charging!)

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank ehubbard
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Truckee is always a nice place to walk through. Lots of cute stores with unique products, tons of yummy food.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank WinoExtreme
Reviewed 13 January 2019 via mobile

Not as busy as Tahoe, but still a bustling little town. Cute shops, great food and a beautiful old-town feel makes for great afternoon and evening strolls. In the summer they have a Thursday night market where vendors set up a street fair with food,...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank ToddlerAbroad
Reviewed 11 January 2019

It's a nice area to walk around as there are quite a few shops, different to the typical mall, and restaurants to tempt you too!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Serena C
Reviewed 28 December 2018

I did not see the appeal of Downtown Historic Truckee. The restaurant and shopping choices were very small. Almost all street and lot parking requires payment at a machine, unless you park at the very end of a lot (2 hours free). Crowded with traffic...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Robin805
Reviewed 19 December 2018

This little town has alway gone above and beyond on shopping. Dont expect podunk crafts and T-shirts. They have some of the finest boutiques even for the Bay Area. the bookstore is out of a movie, the sewing shop too. It is really worth a...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank DaftLifeofAdulting
Reviewed 12 December 2018

We have been here Summer, Fall Winter and Spring. Always enjoy the shops, the food, and the natural beauty of the area. The people are quite friendly except for an occasional grumpy one who last trip I overheard saying, "Wish these tourists would quit coming...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank wingwalker360
Reviewed 6 December 2018

Visited here right after the Thanksgiving holiday. Very clean, neat and quaint. All of the merchants seemed very happy and friendly.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank etrifecta
Reviewed 22 November 2018 via mobile

Deciding between 1-2 hours for street parking? Make it two and pop in everywhere: books, chocolate, the train station, river view shops, bakeries and coffee. Fifty minutes from South Lake Tahoe, but a world away and well worth it.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 888karisam
Reviewed 20 November 2018 via mobile

Filled with unique shops and great restaurants, historic Truckee is a great place for holiday shopping or just a fun day trip out of Sacramento or Reno. Make the drive!

Date of experience: November 2018
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Denny A
20 April 2018|
Response from rchristiansen617 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I'm not sure how the fishing is, as I did not go fishing. However, there is a large lake, Donner Lake...so, maybe. Good Luck. I thought the area was really beautiful.
23 November 2017|
Response from GRS-SJS | Reviewed this property |
Saw this on their web page and Facebook page: "SAVE THE DATE: 2018 Show date is Saturday, July 14"
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