Guide to Lake Tahoe Fall Colors

Fall at Lake Tahoe

Fall at Lake Tahoe is a magical time of year. If you need an excuse to come to Tahoe then this would be as good of one as any. From about mid September to late October the aspen trees put on a colorful show as summer green leaves give way to yellow, orange and red tones. You will find groves long creeks and rivers, bog areas and mountain ravines. You just have to get in your car and take a drive around Lake Tahoe and Truckee see the spectacular color show. Below are some great images taken around Lake Tahoe, Truckee, Hope Valley and other nearby locations. Read on to learn about some of the more... Read more »

Hope Valley California Comes Alive with Fall Color

Hope Valley California

If you drive roughly 20 minutes south of South Lake Tahoe, where highway 88 and 89 meet, you will find yourself in gorgeous Hope Valley California. Every fall around mid September Hope Valley comes alive with vibrant aspen colors of yellow, orange and red set against the dark green of the surrounding forest trees. It’s well worth the drive to see these quaking aspen turn color as fall sets in. The stunning Sierra Mountains and blue sky add to the dramatic views from every angle. The meandering valley stream tops off this picturesque setting that draws professional and amateur photographers... Read more »