The Town of Truckee is the hub of the High Sierras. Located on Interstate 80 it was the lumbering and railroad town of the Transcontinental Railroad in the 1800′s. It is a picturesque town with a turn of the century flavor well preserved and celebrated as one of the most desirable mountain towns in which to live. Truckee is a favorite haunt of movie stars and recording artists, some of whom may give surprise performances at the local watering holes. Homes of all types and vintages are available in Truckee. A mountain airport suitable for private jets allows visitors from far and away to spend a weekend in Truckee making ownership in this area very convenient.