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

5 Upcoming Tahoe Events You Don't Want to Miss

By Shanie Matthews | Tuesday, January 14, 2020
2020 has started off with a bang in Lake Tahoe. The ski resorts are getting hit with big storms, making the skiing and snowboarding amazing. The holiday crowds have died down, and the community is glowing with the after-celebration buzz. The events calendar is filled with unique and exciting ways to get out and enjoy... Read More

6 Wildflowers of the Sierra Nevada

By Shanie Matthews | Thursday, May 30, 2019
Last week I spoke about the wildflowers that enchant us with their beauty for a short time each spring and early summer (and sometimes mid-summer depending on the amount of snow that we have, like this year). The leisurely excursions discussed in last week’s blog post are fantastic adventures for the entire family.... Read More

4 Fantastic Wildflower Hikes in Tahoe

By Shanie Matthews | Tuesday, May 28, 2019
Although the snow gods haven’t fully relinquished their grip yet — new snow has just fallen in the last few days — it doesn't mean that springtime isn't showing her glory in Lake Tahoe. Our recent cold temperatures are shifting, and warm weather is in our forecast. This burst of sunshine is for all of us — plant,... Read More

Living In Lake Tahoe: Will Richardson of Tahoe Institute for Natural Science

By Shanie Matthews | Friday, May 17, 2019
One of the pure pleasures of Lake Tahoe is its beautiful wilderness and wild creatures. From squirrels twittering up a giant Sequoia tree to tiny birds hopping among lofty branches, from grand golden eagles soaring above the snow-capped peaks to big, furry bears rumbling along the forest floor, Lake Tahoe is filled... Read More

9 Beautiful Birds of Lake Tahoe

By Shanie Matthews | Wednesday, May 15, 2019
One of the greatest aspects to the melting of snow and the coming of spring is the multitude of songbirds that frolic back to the area. From golden eagles to little chickadees, come spring our forests our full of the sweet sounds of birds. To help you take full advantage of the birding opportunities around Lake Tahoe... Read More

8 Must-See Waterfalls in Lake Tahoe

By Shanie Matthews | Tuesday, May 7, 2019
With springtime upon us and the immense amount of snowfall that accumulated this winter, one thing is for certain: the waterfalls are immense! If you are lucky enough to be in Lake Tahoe right now, then you need to stop and check out the powerful vibes that come from spring snowmelt. It is quite a sight to behold. To... Read More