Fall Vacation in Lake Tahoe

Fall at Edgewood Tahoe Resort


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Fall is the secret season of the Sierra Nevada. Days can be spent exploring the region to witness the specatcular changing of colors of the nearby aspen groves, or simply relaxing and taking in the moment on the shoreline of the lake. Nights are perfect for cuddling up with loved ones to roast s'mores at one of the many fire pits. The golf course continues to offer the premier championship level golf experience through mid-October, and mountain trails are clear and provide almost endless opportunities to discover hidden alpine lakes and waterfalls.


All guests to Edgewood Tahoe will enjoy a tranquil and unrivaled autumn experience that's second to none in Lake Tahoe.


- First-class accommodations and amenities including an in-room gas fireplace, terrace or balcony with seating area, premium linens and luxuries, Wi-Fi internet, complimentary access to thousands of magazines and newspapers via PressReader, access to the fitness center, and access to the year-round lakefront heated pool and hot tub.


- Daily Morning Wellness offerings of Mountain Mindful Yoga and Après Sleep Cart, and evening S'mores Bar to roast and enjoy at one of the many fire pits at the Lodge.


- Golfing at Lake Tahoe's only public lakefront course at Edgewood Tahoe Golf CourseOpen through October 13.


- Signature massage, body, and facial treatments available at Spa Edgewood to soothe tired bodies after a long day of adventure.


- Award-winning dining at the Bistro, Edgewood Restaurant, and Brooks' Bar & Deck


- Transportation via courtesy shuttle to and from Heavenly Mountain, casinos, and other nearby local destinations.


- Edgewood's dedicated Concierge / Guest Services team can help book fun activities including fishing charters, boat tours, and much more.


- The latest styles in cool weather fashion available at the Adventure Shop and Boutique.


- Unforgettable holiday memories over Thanksgiving weekend. Click here for more information.



Fall Colors in Tahoe

When: September – November

Where: Lake Tahoe, Hope Valley, and surrounding areas (10 to 45-minute drive from Edgewood)

For Leaf Peepers and those just seeking a tranquil mountain getaway, Fall is one of the best times of the year to visit Lake Tahoe. The summer crowds have retreated and the weather is perfect for getting outside and exploring! From about mid-September to late-October, you can witness the changing of colors that surrounds beautiful Lake Tahoe. Among the lush pine trees are magnificent aspens, which ignite in fiery reds, yellows, and oranges. Walk amongst the gold leaves of the aspen trees that shimmer in the cool Autumn breeze, contrasting against the brilliant blue Sierra sky. You don't have to go far from the shores of South Lake Tahoe to see the spectacular color show. Hope Valley and Frederick's Meadow, just a short distance from Fallen Leaf Lake, offer dense aspen groves with mountain backdrops that couldn't be more picture perfect. (Information provided by LakeTahoe.com and AlpineCounty.com)


Tour de Tahoe - Bike Big Blue

When: September 8, 2019

Where: Bike Around Lake Tahoe

You are invited to experience the adventure of riding your bicycle around her 72-mile shoreline by participating in the 15th Annual Tour de Tahoe – Bike Big Blue. Bike the West has been producing America's Most Beautiful Bike Ride – Lake Tahoe for the past 25+ years and has gained a reputation as being one of best Spring rides in the country. It continues to sell out year after year, leaving many riders not able to participate. This is your chance to ride around Lake Tahoe at Summer's end offering fresh mountain air, incredible scenic beauty, great food & entertainment and managed and supported by one of the most experienced bicycle event management teams in the West. (Information provided by TahoeSouth.com)


Sample the Sierra

When: September 14, 2019

Where: Bijou Community Park (15-minute drive from Edgewood)

Local libations and regionally sourced cuisine are on the menu at the 10th annual Sample the Sierra food and wine festival with more than 20 booths with a different winery, distillery or brewery expertly paired with a restaurant utilizing local produce in signature dishes. A festival marketplace will also feature local handmade goods, jams, jewelry, artwork and spices among other regionally crafted items. Local chefs from participating restaurants go head-to-head during the Sierra Chefs’ Challenge, a competitive, timed cooking challenge. Live music and other entertainment will also be featured for event goers. (Information provided by TahoeSouth.com. Tickets to the event may be purchased online at EventBrite.com.)


Fall Ale Fest at Heavenly Village

When: September 21, 2019

Where: Heavenly Village (5-minute trip via Luxury Mercedes Sprinter for Lodge Guests)

Come sample Beers, Spirits, Kombucha and Sodas from all over the area. The Fall Ale Fest will be an intimate sampling within the Heavenly Village with music, atmosphere acts and more. (Information provided by TahoeSouth.com. Tickets to the event may be purchased online at EventBrite.com.)


Fall Fish Fest (Kokanee Salmon Festival)

When: October 5 & 6, 2019

Where: Taylor Creek Visitor Center, South Lake Tahoe (20-minute drive from Edgewood)

Celebrate the annual fall migration of the Kokanee salmon during the two-day Fall Fish Fest event in South Lake Tahoe! Join the fun and participate in this free family event which has become one of the most fascinating educational and wildlife viewing events in Northern California. The Festival celebrates the dramatic and colorful spawning behaviors of the Kokanee Salmon, encouraging participation by children and their parents in a wide variety of educational and entertaining events. Festival events include children’s activities, such as face painting, a food vendor, educational booths and a streamside information station. Kokanee Trail Runs, sponsored by the Tahoe Mountain Milers, will take place on Sunday. (Information provided by TahoeSouth.com)


Oktoberfest at Lake Tahoe

When: October 5 & 6, 2019

Where: Camp Richardson (20-minute drive from Edgewood)

Oktoberfest Activities include German food and desserts, an owner and dog dress up contest, craft booths, face painting, pumpkin patch, balloon art, bouncy house, bungee platform, climbing wall, live music, and the event’s ever popular beer and wine garden. Other contests during the two-day festival range from beer stein holding to yodeling, with winners receiving gift certificates for food, activities and lodging at the resort. Food and beer can be purchased with Camp Richardson’s Oktoberfest tickets that are on sale behind the hotel at the event. Entry and parking are free. (Information provided by TahoeSouth.com)


Lake Tahoe Marathon

When: October 11 - 13, 2019

Where: Multiple locations around Lake Tahoe

Run, jog, or walk your way to this premier three-day running festival, attracting thousands of athletes and visitors each year. You'll find a range of events for everyone from the casual runner to the fanatic including a 5K, 10K, Half Marathons, 16.6-Miler, Marathons, Ultras and the famous Triple Marathon and Triple Half Marathon Trifecta! Competitors range from toddlers to octogenarians, with running, swimming, and, kayaking in breathtaking venues around the lake. The Lake Tahoe Marathon has something for your whole family, club, or group of friends at one of the most beautiful vacation destinations in the world. This is a race you won't want to miss! (Information provided by TahoeSouth.com and LakeTahoeMarathon.com)