Truly Truckee Holiday Gift Guide
Part of what makes Truckee a unique mountain town destination are the variety of products made and sold locally. From beer that is brewed right in town, to Truckee Love hats, we have just the gift for that family member or friend who loves the mountains.
A Customized Massage from Zenergy Tahoe
Who: The Workaholic
Why: For the person on your holiday gift list that deserves some rest and relaxation – treat them to a day at the spa. Zenergy is the perfect local spa because the staff will customize a massage for each person. If your loved one is stressed out at work, they will be sure to untangle all the knots.
Ceramic Mugs from Bespoke Truckee
Who: The Coffee Lover
Why: Bespoke is filled with gifts for almost everyone in your life, from men's grooming kits to handmade kid's toys. But we especially love all the wide selection of handmade ceramic mugs. From tumblers to cups to mugs with handles, you’ll be sure to find something unique that the coffee lover in your life will love to show off. Make the gift complete with a ceramic coffee dripper!
Clothing from Truckee Love
Who: The Truckee Enthusiast
Why: This local boutique offers Truckee and Lake Tahoe branded shirts, hats and sweatshirts with a distinct style that embodies life in the mountains. The company was founded to promote community, shopping local, and to spread the love for the trails, rivers, farmers, brewers in and around Truckee. Your enthusiast will love sporting one of their iconic hats or baseball shirts. Check out their brick and mortar retail shop or shop online.
Clothing from Jack + Emmy
Who: The Mini Fashionista
Why: Jack + Emmy is the newest kid’s shop in town. Inspired by fashion and the casual-cool Tahoe style, Erica Farrell opened shop to bring organic, Eco-Friendly, and USA made clothes to Truckee’s young. The shop features modern and whimsical clothes from small, hard to find brands such as Children of the Tribe, Quincy Mae, Sol Angeles, and so much more.
Painting from Lauren Chorey Art
Who: The Art Lover
Why: Lauren Chorey is a local artist who creates amazing Lake Tahoe inspired landscapes. We love the brilliant color used in her work. These pieces will compliment any home and will serve as a reminder the amazing landscapes in the Tahoe National Forest that we all love. Find her work at Riverside Studios in Downtown Truckee or online.
Gift Certificate for Dinner and Drinks at Philosophy
Who: Those Who Love to Dine
Why: Philosophy is part restaurant, part bar and lounge, and part live music venue. The incredible menu is filled with locally sourced, organic, farm-to-table comfort food, a world-class wine list, and an extensive tap list dedicated to most craft brewers within 50 miles. You and your loved one will never be bored grabbing a glass of wine! Check out our post on Philosophy to learn more about Truckee’s newest hotspot.
Classes from Namaste Yoga
Who: The Spiritual Junkie
Why: There are no shortage of yoga studios in Truckee but our favorite is Namaste. With classes ranging from Vinyasa to Meditation, there will surely be the perfect class for your loved one to relax at. Namaste also offers acupuncture, massage therapy, Rolfing, and Shamanic healing for further self-reflection. Grab a gift certificate online.
Mountain Inspired Pillow from High Camp Home
Who: The Homemaker
Why: All the pillows High Camp Home sell are reminiscent of the mountains and Truckee and would make great gifts for the homemakers on your list. We are obsessed with the Chanille Antler Pillow — it is the perfect accessory for a mountain modern home. High quality stitching and design stands out and creates a polished, rustic feel.
Jewelry from Lorien Powers Studio Jewelry
Who: Any Woman in Your life
Why: Lorien Powers Studio Jewelry is for the person in your life who holds Truckee near and dear to their heart. Her Truckee shop, located in the Truckee Hotel, features a mix of necklaces, rings, bracelets and gifts all made by hand at her Downtown Truckee studio. If you are looking for something extra special, contact Lorien about her custom pieces and engagement rings.
Treats from The Bakery
Who: The Sweet Tooth
Why: The Bakery is a sister shop to Wild Cherries and has their high standard for quality and taste. The Bakery cooks up classic pastries, breads, and cakes, as well as savory snacks, daily. Their treats are perfect for the person with the sweet tooth in your life or for those holiday parties. Be sure to grab a slice of the chocolatey, hazelnut Oma’s cake – you won’t be sorry!
Specialty Olive Oil from Oil and Spice
Who: The Home Chef
Why: Oil and Spice has over 50 extra virgin and flavor infused olive oil and balsamic vinegar as well as specialty oils, spices, honey, and more. Whether your loved one is a five-star chef or just a backyard BBQ warrior, they can help you define the perfect flavor profile and decide on the perfect pairing, gift basket, or spice box customized just for them.
Make a Gift at Atelier and Roundhouse
Who: The Sentimental and the Creative
Why: Giving a handmade gift means that you can tailor it exactly to the style of the person you’re gifting it to. They will appreciate the thought and love that went into your gift, and will treasure it more than anything store bought. And at Atelier and Roundhouse, you can craft something that looks store bought! Atelier offers so many classed from embroidery to printmaking and the Truckee Roundhouse offers classes like “Build Your Own Ski Adirondack Chair”. Better yet, treat your loved one to a class and share those memories together!