Tahoe Star Hotel

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Things to Do in the Truckee/Lake Tahoe Area

There’s so much to choose from!

The Tahoe Star Hotel is located in the heart of Truckee, California within walking distance to dining, shopping, hiking, and only a short drive to vacation attractions and so much more! Stay and play, rest and relax, explore and experience all that the northern Sierra Summit has to offer!

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Summer Activities

Hiking, mountain biking, trail running, creek-side picnics, railroad history treks, ATV back county access, peaks and valleys to explore, plus more!

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Winter Activities

Downhill skiing, snowboarding, cross-county skiing, snowshoeing, snow tubing, snowman building, snow angel making – you can find it all nearby!

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Water Activities

Kayaking, rafting, waterskiing, stand-up paddle boarding, fishing, or just relaxing along the Truckee River, Donner Lake, Lake Tahoe, Boca or Prosser Reservoirs, or another one of our many high-Sierra lakes.

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Just across the street from the Tahoe Star Hotel, you will find a variety of dining options to fit any budget and dietary style! Within a short drive, you will find even more restaurants to choose from; burgers to exceptional cuisine, the area offers something for everyone.

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Downtown Truckee features interesting shops with unique items, from exquisite fashion to old-fashioned, you will not find a “mall store” here. Take home a Truckee/Tahoe trinket to remember your stay!

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Explore Beyond Truckee

Truckee is central to so much – Lake Tahoe, just 14 miles away, has plenty to see and do and you do not want to miss it; you can also find hot springs only a short distance away; and Reno offers different sorts of experiences: casinos, shows, and movie theaters.

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