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

Bessie Minor Swift Foundation Now Accepting Applications for Grants to Help Lake Tahoe

By Shanie Matthews | Wednesday, January 13, 2021
Do you have a group or organization that supports the life-enhancing skill of reading? Are you involved with eradicating illiteracy and supporting others in learning the art of writing, language or the sciences?  If so, you need to check out the Bessie Minor Swift Foundation and the incredible grant that they are... Read More

Calling All Artists: Public Art Needed for Tahoe East Shore Trail Tunnel

By Shanie Matthews | Tuesday, January 7, 2020
One of the true treasures of the Lake Tahoe area is the miles worth of paved bike trails. Running from East Shore to West Shore, from South Lake Tahoe to North Lake Tahoe (not to mention Truckee, too), our beautifully paved, wandering bike trails give a special touch of class to the area. A few weeks back I wrote... Read More

20 Fantastic Ways to Enjoy Lake Tahoe in 2020

By Shanie Matthews | Tuesday, December 31, 2019
A new decade is upon us and we once again get to experience the roaring '20s. In some ways this is so fitting for Lake Tahoe because the culture of this area is based on the premise that life is meant to be enjoyed. Live life to its fullest is the motto for the majority of Lake Tahoe locals. For an area that is all... Read More

6 Ways to Celebrate 2020 in Lake Tahoe

By Shanie Matthews | Tuesday, December 24, 2019
Remember when 2020 seemed like a far-off year that would encapsulate flying cars and a society that looked a lot more out of this world than it does in reality today? This incredible new decade is upon us, and it is going to be one heck of a celebration for anyone in the Lake Tahoe area. There are so many festivities... Read More

Where to Find Santa Claus in Tahoe This Week

By Shanie Matthews | Tuesday, December 17, 2019
It’s that wonderful time of year when we get to visit with the jolliest man of all, Santa Claus. This aspect of the holidays brings a smile to young and old alike, and because we are all so good here in Lake Tahoe, Santa makes appearances around the basin often. I wrote a few weeks back about meeting up with Santa at... Read More

Enjoying Lake Tahoe by Sleigh

By Shanie Matthews | Tuesday, December 10, 2019
Lake Tahoe becomes a majestic winter wonderland during the holidays. The holiday cheer that pulsates throughout the community is framed by snow-kissed mountains. Carolers and meet-ups with Santa and Mrs. Claus bring extra sparkle and joy to the calendar of events, and special outings provide treasured memories. One... Read More