A short drive from Lake Tahoe and Truckee on old US 40, this was a must see while in the area... read more
If you are on Highway 80 between Reno and Truckee, take this side trip to see the original road over Donner Pass. There are beautiful views of Donner Lake and the surrounding mountains, a few ski resorts, the original railroad snow sheds, etc. There are signs all along the road giving the history of each place, which adds a lot to the experience. Don’t miss this scenic drive!