Lake Tahoe winter sunset with chairs

North Lake Tahoe

Fall in North Lake Tahoe: Part three on our “Secret Season”

Summer months are some of the busiest – packed with BBQ’s, activities and not much down time. As temperatures cool, treat yourself to a little R&R! There’s really no better place to re-group and enjoy the quietness of the season than in North Lake Tahoe. Holidays are just around the corner so before your calendar fills up again, indulge in good food, cozy up to a fireplace, and book that spa treatment you’ve been coveting. Our third reason to visit Tahoe this fall?  Take a vacation from your summer vacation!

Fill Your Belly

Regardless of the season, there’s no shortage of fine dining in North Lake Tahoe. In Incline Village, the Grille at the Chateau on the Championship Golf Course treats guests to a daily happy hour from 3-7 p.m., with $4 drink specials and $3 beers. Wolfdale’s Cuisine Unique on the North Shore offers a combo teaser appetizer that includes locally caught smoked trout. The River Ranch offers an affordable happy hour from 4:30-6:30 p.m., seven days a week. Stopping by The Ritz-Carlton, Lake Tahoe? Be sure to visit their resident Marshmologist who just created a seasonal pumpkin treat!


For a relaxing experience, Lighthouse Spa in Tahoe City treats guests to a variety of specials and deals throughout the fall, from facials to skin care to waxes. Aloha Skin Spa in Incline Village has everything from psychic readings to massage with custom aromatherapy add-ons and nail treatments.

The Ritz-Carlton, Lake Tahoe offers signature spa treatments through Nov. 21, including manicures, pedicures, facials and massages. Another relaxing spa location is the Hyatt Regency in Incline Village, which offers couples’ massages and an express facial or massage.

Sleep In

With fewer tourists during the fall season, lodging options are many, from small, quaint places like the Cedar Glen Lodge in Tahoe Vista and the West Shore Cafe on the west shore, to larger hotels such as the Hyatt Regency Lake Tahoe or the Resort at Squaw Creek.

Cedar Glen Lodge has cozy cottages with stylish Tahoe-charm, while the Resort at Squaw Creek and other Squaw Valley lodging options have nearby hiking trails, shops and spas. The Hyatt is pet-friendly and also offers gaming.

It’s safe to say that the fall season in North Lake Tahoe offers something for everyone. Join us!