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Truckee has always been a desired destination for many including early settler including the ill-fated Donner Party. The railroad, logging, and ice-harvesting industry have all thrived in the area and Truckee proudly retains much of its Old West flavor. Amtrak still makes a daily stops in Truckee.

The town of Truckee is home to the Donner Memorial State Park, home to the Emigrant Trail Museum and the Donner Monument. The park is a reminder of the areas emigrant history. The museum and surrounding grounds give an astonishing look at the perils of the Donner Party pioneers who were trapped in the Sierra Nevada because of an early winter.

Recreational activities in the National Forest Wilderness areas during spring, summer and fall months include hiking, mountain biking, rock climbing, horseback riding, and four wheeling.

Truckee is situated on Interstate 80 near the border with Nevada, Truckee is where visitors leave Interstate 80 via Highway 89 to reach Lake Tahoe.

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11/29 Coming to The area
Arden Fair Sacramento CA March30-April18 Open the doors to Arden Fair and step inside. Here you'll find contemporary fashions, jewelry, accessories and brand name merchandise at over 165 specialty stores, plus Nordstrom's, Macy's, Sears, and JC Penney. Arden Fair also has a number of terrific restaurants, everything from fast food to fine dining. And it's completely enclosed, so it's always a comfortable 70 degrees inside no matter what it's like outside.
California Exposition & State Fair Sacramento CA June12-28 The Cal Expo is the site of the California State Fair. All year Satellite Wagering, Waterworld USA, Paradise Island Fun Center and an RV Park are just a few of the features of the Cal Expo.The first State Fair was held in 1854 in San Francisco at the old Music Hall. The fair offered premiums (prizes) for its competitions and included such agricultural exhibits such as 2-inch-long peanuts, 72-pound beets and a 10-pound carrot that was longer than 3 feet. Horseracing was part of that first fair and has continued to be a part of the fair ever since.
The Rio Vista Bass Derby Festival Rio Vista CA October11-13 Rio Vista is proud to host the oldest fishing derby on the West Coast. The festival is a three-day derby for bass, catfish and sturgeon. The festival also boasts music, food and fun for fishermen and non-fishing children and adults as well. The events include a carnival, live music and dancing, classic car show, a pancake breakfast, parade and BBQ. A large fireworks display is also featured on Saturday night.