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Michelle Allen

Michelle Allen
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Michelle is a nearly 20-year resident of Tahoe and mother to a rambunctious 6-year-old and understands the challenges of keeping kids entertained. michelle@tahoethisweek.com

KidZone Museum | Stimulating young minds

Sierra Nevada Children’s Museum, now known as the KidZone Museum, has been serving the Tahoe Truckee community for more than 25 years. It was...

Searching for Spring adventures

Spring has begun and it is a welcome change from the past winter of big snow storms and many cloudy days in between. Although...

A Day with Dragons

There are many amazing museums in the Tahoe-Reno area that feature exhibits that are fun for everyone in the family. One that recently caught...

The Discovery | Learning through Exploration

The Terry Lee Wells Nevada Discovery Museum, known as The Discovery, is a science center that fosters exploration of scientific principles through hands-on learning....

Snowshoeing with the kids

One of the easiest ways to explore Tahoe in the winter is by simply going for a walk. Of course, in winter, that usually...

Boogie down at Disco Tubing

The word disco makes us think of bell bottoms, platform shoes, colorful lights and catchy dance music. We don’t usually associate it with snow...

Capturing snowflakes for science

When I was a kid, I remember being told that no two snowflakes are the same. Snowflakes form when cold water droplets freeze onto...

Family fun at Bowl Incline

The Tahoe Truckee region is, without a doubt, one of the greatest outdoor playgrounds. Whatever the season, this area offers many activities for all...

Sledding at historic Granlibakken

Nestled in a forested valley in Tahoe City, Granlibakken is a great destination for winter fun with the family. Even though it is less...

Sledding with the Family

One of my family’s favorite winter activities — and one of the best ways to wear out your kid — is sledding. Whether it...