From Alleghany, it's approximately 50 miles (80 kilometers) to the southeast to Lake Tahoe and 55 miles (89 kilometers) to the east to Reno.
It's a missed chance if you limit your sightseeing to the points of interest in Alleghany because the whole region has been graced with numerous great cultural and natural attractions. Journey 13 miles (21 kilometers) southwest from Alleghany to Sierra City, where you can check out the Kentucky Mine Museum and Upper Sardine Lake.
Olympic Valley is approximately 40 miles (64 kilometers) from Alleghany. This center offers a great selection of things to see and do, such as Squaw Valley Resort, Far East Express Ski Lift and Lakeview Ski Lift. Exhibition Ski Lift and KT-22 Express Ski Lift are also good places to head to.
If you're looking for activities that won't cost an arm and a leg, set aside some time to explore Greater Sacremento's numerous outdoor attractions such as street art.
If you plan on traveling by air, take into account that the nearest major airport is Reno-Tahoe International Airport, 55 miles (89 kilometers) to the east of Alleghany.