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

Living in Lake Tahoe: Heather Adams of Tahoe Integrated Landscape Consulting

By Shanie Matthews | Saturday, April 3, 2021
One of the greatest aspects to Lake Tahoe is our natural landscape. A robust array of flora and fauna surrounded by clean streams, healthy trees and nurturing weather – the combination creates a true paradise.  Replicating Mother Nature's masterpieces in landscaping is a true art form. It takes years of study, hand-... Read More

Virtual Magic in Lake Tahoe

By Shanie Matthews | Tuesday, February 23, 2021
It was a simple, whimsical scarf. Shiny, silky and filled with the colors of the rainbow, it resembled an accessory worn by an outlandish clown.  With a lingering countdown of promise, the magician's eyes shown mischief, "3, 2, 1...and presto!" With a poof, the once-mesmerizing square of glossy cloth became an... Read More
lake tahoe in winter

California Remains in Purple, Nevada Loosens Restrictions as of February 2021

By R. Keith Rugg | Friday, February 19, 2021
As of mid-February, the region of California that covers the Tahoe and Truckee area (Nevada, Placer and El Dorado counties) remains at the Purple Tier of COVID-19 restrictions, meaning that lodging providers such as hotels and motels can provide rooms, retail shops can operate at 25% of capacity and grocery stores at... Read More

Bald Eagle Numbers Flying to New Heights in Lake Tahoe

By Shanie Matthews | Monday, February 1, 2021
The moment is purely majestic. You are standing on the top of Rubicon Peak, feeling the omnipresence of Mother Nature's beauty as you gaze down toward the deep, churning blues of Lake Tahoe. A light breeze kisses your cheeks and tousles your hair. You feel the delight that comes with a deep connection to nature. And... Read More

Skiing the Backcountry in Lake Tahoe

By Shanie Matthews | Monday, February 1, 2021
Lake Tahoe is stacked when it comes to resort skiing and snowboarding as well as cross-country skiing. We are blessed with a plethora of options that create smiles for all levels of abilities and for all ages. With the stunning mountains that surround beautiful Big Blue, it is no surprise that we have not only a... Read More

Thriving and Surviving During Lake Tahoe Winters

By Shanie Matthews | Monday, February 1, 2021
Lake Tahoe is, once again, a winter wonderland.  The last week has been one of those seven-day extravaganzas that make snow dreams come true. The storm came in strong. It showed us the massive strength that comes with a true Lake Tahoe blizzard. And then it left, leaving in its wake a glorious landscape sparkling... Read More