The Twelve Best Local Instagram Accounts to Follow


Everyone needs an extra daily dose of Truckee, whether you’re here full time or not. We are obsessed with these twelve local accounts because of the amazing quality photography, local insights, or for the best trails, spots, and sports in the area. We’re sure that no matter how you enjoy your time in Truckee, whether it’s lounging at Donner Lake or seeking out the best ski lines, you will be hooked!

If You’re Into Photography

Such a beautiful area inspires such beautiful art and there is no shortage of amazing photographers in the Truckee/Tahoe area. These four landscape photographers are at the top of our list, however, with a mix of an incredible eye and sense of adventure. You won’t be sorry you followed @grantkaye, @scottshotsphoto, @ben_arnst, and @geodes_!

If You Want to Stay in the Know

We think these four accounts will be the best to keep you in the know about what’s going on around in Truckee/Tahoe. @truckeedonnerlandtrust updates their feed with information on trails and mountain preservation in the area, as well as great suggestions of where to explore. @visittruckee gives updates on fun events, great restaurants, and the best outdoor adventures Truckee has to offer. If you’re not already following us, find us at @wedreambigkjm with updates on Truckee and new homes in the area. Last, but not lease, @chp_truckee is the account in the area for road updates with a side of comedic relief.

If You’re Into Outdoor Adventure

Our top picks for outdoor adventure are @insamymo, @vivachile, @thehappycamper, and @cahwy89. From mountain biking trails to the slopes and everything in between, these four accounts are sure to give you inspiration for your next Truckee/Tahoe adventure!