Truckee Shopping

Truckee shopping is best described as eclectic and fun. In a town that, on the surface at least, looks like you’ve stepped back into a time when cowboys ruled, discovering a shop selling world-class art beside a boutique for ultra-funky women’s clothing keeps you wondering what’s coming up next! Whatever it is you’re personally looking for, there’s probably a Truckee store to provide it.  

No worries if you’re not a shopaholic. You can pinpoint exactly what you’re looking for at Truckee stores and get a quick in and out experience. But for people who consider shopping a sport, you can hone your skills to a fine precision here.

Historic downtown is a fabulous place to spend time just wandering in and out of Truckee’s shops that line the main street. On either side of River Street or the streets that intersect, you’ll find clothing, sports equipment, mountain home furnishings, gifts, jewelry, fine art, florists and much, much more. The atmosphere of River Street, with all the adjoining shops and restaurants housed in historic buildings, creates the Truckee shopping experience, a kind that may be unlike others that you’re used to. The Wild West feel of downtown Truckee merges with hip, interesting retailing, and it’s pretty appealing.

Truckee Shopping is Athlete Friendly

Nearby at Truckee Crossroads or Donner Pass Road, you find more great places for Truckee shopping — shops to rent or buy skiing, fishing, biking or hiking equipment, grocery stores, building supplies, hair and nail salons, home and garden supplies, specialty beer and wine outlets, boutiques for locally made jewelry.

One note: Since winter sports are, obviously, so big here, there is a plethora of Truckee shopping that centers around the clothing, equipment and accessories you need to enjoy the snow-covered landscape. You can try out new designs if you’re an expert at your sport, get your boots perfectly fitted and come away with some very helpful advice from the locals who own and work in these Truckee stores.

Truckee Shopping/ Northstar Shopping by Category

Bluestone Jewelry & Wine

Truckee Shopping
10046 Donner Pass Road #3, Truckee, CA
(530) 582-0429

Some things just go perfectly together: wine and roses, wine and cheese, wining and dining. Well, a Truckee business has discovered another ideal pairing — wine and jewelry. It would be easy to pass by Bluestone Jewelry in downtown Truckee if one wasn’t in the market for a ring or bracelet. But don’t let that stop you from popping into the jewelry store for the... read more

Some things just go perfectly together: wine and roses, wine and cheese, wining and dining.... read more

Erskine Photography

Truckee Shopping
10072 Donner Pass Road, Truckee, CA
(530) 350-6624

There is very little that can be said about the photography of Tim and Michelle Erskine that isn't expressed much more eloquently by the work itself. Fine art and nature, portraits, weddings and engagements and even corporate photography, it all goes beyond just capturing an image on film. Instead, they manage to reveal something about their subjects that was there all along but that took... read more

There is very little that can be said about the photography of Tim and Michelle... read more

Mountain Hardware & Sports

Truckee Shopping
11320 Donner Pass Road, Truckee, CA
(530) 587-4844

Truckee’s Mountain Hardware & Sports is a small-town hardware store — and a whole lot more. As a full-service Ace Hardware Store, there is a wide selection of lumber, tools, plumbing, lighting, garden and automotive supplies as well as a full-service paint shop. But even if you’re not undertaking a DIY project, you’ll want to check out the eclectic personality of the nearly 40-year-old Truckee... read more

Truckee’s Mountain Hardware & Sports is a small-town hardware store — and a whole lot... read more

Mountain Home Center

Truckee Shopping
11403 Brockway Road, Truckee, CA
(530) 587-6681
10115 Donner Pass Road, Truckee, CA
(530) 550-8800

If it has to do with summer or winter living and doing it with both form and function, Mountain Home Center knows a thing or two. With more than 30 years of doing business in Truckee, Mountain Home Center makes it easy to enjoy summer living with a wide selection of outdoor furniture, grills, smokers and pizza cookers. You’ll also find a stylish selection of... read more

If it has to do with summer or winter living and doing it with both... read more

Tahoe Dave's Skis & Boards

Truckee Shopping
10200 Donner Pass Road, Truckee, CA
(530) 582-0900
600 North Lake Boulevard, Tahoe City, CA
(530) 583-0400
590 North Lake Boulevard, Tahoe City, CA
(530) 583-6415
3039 CA Highway 89, Olympic Valley, CA
(530) 583-5665
8299 North Lake Boulevard, Kings Beach, CA
(530) 546-5800

Tahoe Dave's is a full-service ski and snowboard shop offering rentals, demos, sales and all the equipment and clothing needed for a fun day outside. They have multiple locations around the Tahoe Basin that are interconnected to make returning rental and demo gear a breeze. You can bring skis, snowboards, boots and poles back to any of the Tahoe Dave's rental shops despite where you... read more

Tahoe Dave's is a full-service ski and snowboard shop offering rentals, demos, sales and all... read more

Tahoe Sports Hub

Truckee Shopping
10095 W. River Street, Truckee, CA
(530) 582-4510

The Tahoe Sports Hub is full of gear for every adventure sport for every Sierra season. From watersports, the trail and granite in summer to skiing, snowboarding and snowshoeing in winter, Tahoe Sports Hub either sells it or rents it. There is an on-site bicycle shop that sells bikes and gear as well as offering bike repair and rentals. Other summer fun can be had... read more

The Tahoe Sports Hub is full of gear for every adventure sport for every Sierra... read more

Talbot Photography

889 Tahoe Boulevard, Suite C, Incline Village, NV
(775) 832-7054

It’s near impossible to spend any amount of time in the Lake Tahoe region without encountering the photography of Chris Talbot. His images of the lake and its surrounding natural beauty may be found on the walls of hotels (including a large exhibit at the Hyatt Lake Tahoe), restaurants, offices, homes and in gift shops throughout the basin. Besides Tahoe, he’s also spent much of... read more

It’s near impossible to spend any amount of time in the Lake Tahoe region without... read more

The Pour House Wine Shop

Truckee Shopping
10075 Jibboom Street, Truckee, CA
(530) 550-9664

Sure, you can buy a bottle of wine from a grocery store chain or at expensive and/or pretentious wine bars. Best is discovering that little out-of-the-way place with character, selection and owners happy to help wine novices and connoisseurs alike. The Pour House Wine Shop in Truckee is that place. Settled in a funky old clapboard house behind downtown’s Commercial Row, the Pour House curates... read more

Sure, you can buy a bottle of wine from a grocery store chain or at... read more

Villager Candle Shop, Pottery & More

Northstar California Resort
Village at Northstar
Truckee Shopping
7001 Northstar Drive, #7111, Truckee, CA
(530) 562-8884

The Villager Candle Shop is the place to let your creative side run free. This studio offers a place where individuals or groups can make their own candles, paint some pottery or create their own mosaics. Bear Village inside the shop allows visitors to build their own stuffed animals. Or if you prefer to indulge your artistic license in a more private setting, you can... read more

The Villager Candle Shop is the place to let your creative side run free. This... read more