• Alpine Meadows

    Tucked back between Tahoe City and Squaw Valley, and nestled off the Truckee River, Alpine Meadows is the ‘local’s local’ mountain, enjoying the highest snow fall among Lake Tahoe ski resorts, generally more than 400 inches each winter. As a low-key counterpart to its next-door neighbor resort, Squaw Valley (just one ridgeline over), Alpine Meadows […]

  • Carnelian Bay

    There are two words generally associated with Carnelian Bay: Wet Woody®.  In 1860, Carnelian Bay was founded as “Cornelian Bay,” after Chalcedony (semi-precious stone) was found on its shoreline. You may not find Chalcedony today, but in its place you will find two dog-friendly public beaches, still very much spread with smooth pebbles. These are […]

  • Donner Lake

    Sandwiched between Interstate 80 and the Schallenberger Ridge in Truckee, nestled along Historic Route 40, rests a small freshwater lake named for the infamous Donner Party, who spent their fateful winter here in 1846.  While Truckee and the Lake Tahoe basin have undergone tremendous modernization in retail business and real estate, the Donner Lake community […]

  • Glenshire & Cambridge

    The neighborhoods of Glenshire, Cambridge and Elkhorn Ridge neighbor downtown Truckee and provide a convergence of serenity and nature. Located minutes from the area’s numerous recreation options, but nestled in its own community with the general store, Truckee’s newest elementary school, as well as a clubhouse, pool, tennis courts, parks and a lake trail, living […]