Deriving its name from a local Native American phrase meaning “everything is all right”, Truckee more than lives up this billing. Blending a downtown rich in historical sites with a thriving business district, this town is a great place to visit and an even better place to live. And don’t forget the skiing–Truckee is consistently ranked among the top ski destinations in the US.
Situated on the Northwest side of historic Truckee is the ski resort community of Tahoe Donner, which boasts one of the largest homeowner’s associations in the country: 5,800 properties covering 7,000 acres in the scenic Sierra Nevada mountains. Its ski resort famous for being an ideal spot for young and beginner skiers, as it features a dozen bunny and intermediate slopes, as well as many instructors with years of experience showing novices the ropes.