Lake Tahoe Information: Blog

Lake Tahoe combines the bustling tourist destination scene with the chill mountain escape atmosphere, and nothing covers the array of the area’s information quite like Lake Tahoe This Week’s News and Blogs. Our blog is like that local friend who’s your source of Lake Tahoe information, who knows all the ins and outs of the area and will steer you toward the fun. Shanie Matthews, longtime Lake Tahoe local, is your insider guide who’s ready to share her tips and pointers to fun Lake Tahoe activities. Residents and visitors alike can use this Lake Tahoe information to stay up to date on the hottest of the happenings, whether it’s spring, summer, fall or winter! Want a review of recent festivals? Which Lake Tahoe activities are the locals most anticipating? How’d competitors do in the most recent athletic events? Where you can have a wild night? What about a low-key one? Shanie keeps you informed and answers all your questions with the Lake Tahoe This Week Blog.

Stay updated on the biggest events of the season and discover obscure attractions that guarantee an amazing time. As you relay this Lake Tahoe information to your crew, your friends and family may start to wonder just how you possibly know so much about the area. Shanie will help make you a guru on where to find awesome events that’ll add a memorable touch to your vacation or a midweek pick me up. Past and present blog posts can give you a feel for the Lake Tahoe area, the events and the types of people you can find there. Check in regularly with Lake Tahoe This Week Blog to keep up with the latest excitement.

Featured Blog

Three Not To Be Missed Lake Tahoe Fall Festivals This Weekend

By Shanie Matthews | Tuesday, October 9, 2018
Lake Tahoe is stunning in autumn. The aspen leaves are turning a robust sherbet, and the feeling of winter is just starting to kiss the back of your neck with cool mountain air. And the lack of crowds makes Lake Tahoe that much more spectacular. This is truly a special place when the temperatures start to dip and the... Read More

12 Great Dinner Deals in Lake Tahoe

By Shanie Matthews | Thursday, October 4, 2018
Lake Tahoe is filled with wonderful places to eat. Whether you are staying on the north or south side of the lake, the dining options are varied and fantastic. From family affairs to gourmet excursions, the choices are almost limitless. But there is another fabulous aspect to Lake Tahoe’s restaurants: There tend to... Read More

Talking Cannibalism: The Donner Party Story

By Shanie Matthews | Tuesday, September 25, 2018
If you were stranded in the midst of arduous travels and the only chance for survival was to eat your human companions, would you do it? From the soccer team stranded in the Andes in the 1980s to the historical Donner Party, the stories of good-natured people resorting to cannibalism is a horrific reality. The call... Read More

Enjoy A Tall Tale While Supporting Lake Tahoe State Parks

By Shanie Matthews | Monday, September 17, 2018
Once upon a time this land was the pristine playground for the Washoe Indians. In the area's flourishing forests, robust in the flora and fauna of the Sierra Nevada, they frolicked, hunted and lived on the banks of a glistening body of water that held much magic and mystic. But then in 1844 U.S. explorer John Fremont... Read More

The Difference Between North and South Lake Tahoe

By Shanie Matthews | Tuesday, September 11, 2018
Although there is one big, beautiful Lake Tahoe, there happens to be two sides of this amazing area: North Lake and South Lake. The separation of these two aspects was formed millions of years ago in the Ice Age during a catastrophic event that moved faulting blocks of massive proportion. Today, this has transformed... Read More

Why You Should Visit Lake Tahoe in September

By Shanie Matthews | Tuesday, September 4, 2018
As I have alluded to before, my absolute favorite time of year in Lake Tahoe begins with September. September brings a turning of the tides. A crispness visits the morning air. The aspen leaves begin to find their sherbet hues. And, maybe most importantly, the crowds thin out significantly. If those three reasons... Read More