If you are coming to South Lake Tahoe in the next couple months, you may be wondering what it is like visiting during what us locals like to call “Shoulder Season”. Honestly, it is awesome. Don’t get us wrong, we love helping guests find their South Lake Tahoe vacation rental and have the getaway of their dreams. However, there is something really special about fall in this area. The town is a little quieter, the traffic isn’t so congested, and you aren’t fighting for parking spots wherever you go. We also know that Autumn doesn’t begin until September 22nd but living in the mountains can have some unpredictable weather. SO! Looking for ways to enjoy the area over the course of the next couple months? Read on!
The outdoor festivals have not come to an end. September 15th features the Sample Sierra which is held at Bijou Community Park. The is a great way to enjoy the best of food, wine and art from regional restaurants, wineries and vendors. If you are staying at a South Lake Tahoe vacation rental in Al Tahoe, Bijou 1 or 2, or pretty much anywhere in town, this is only minutes away and worth popping in.
If your South Lake Tahoe vacation rental happens to be near Heavenly Village, Good Sam Safe ride is hosting their Cool September Days Car, Truck and Motorcycle show. Which means if you missed out on Hot August Nights, you still have some opportunities to check out some pretty sweet rides.
October has a lot of fun events out by Camp Richardson. From Oktoberfest to the Kokanee Fish Festival, there are still some great ways to get outside, enjoy some local action and remain within close proximity to the vacation rental in South Lake Tahoe.
If you are looking for something off the beaten path while staying in a vacation rental in South Lake Tahoe, you can still enjoy an outdoor hike, a beach night (or day) or take a day trip around the lake and look at the changing leaves. One of the best places that folks like to take a drive and catch the fall colors is Hope Valley. You can also drive to Apple Hill and enjoy family friendly activities, yummy food and all things apples from donuts to ciders.
For more information on the best that fall has to offer in this area, feel free to ask when you call to book your vacation rental in South Lake Tahoe. As long time locals, we’d be happy to help.