(Closed) Lake Tahoe v. Monterey

posted 9 years ago in Destination Weddings
  • poll: Which destination is best for a September, fall inspired, wedding?
    Lake Tahoe : (18 votes)
    56 %
    Monterey, CA : (14 votes)
    44 %
  • Post # 4
    186 posts
    Blushing bee
    • Wedding: July 2010

    Monterey is the most beautiful city in the world. Lake Tahoe, not so much.

    Post # 5
    7081 posts
    Busy Beekeeper
    • Wedding: July 2009

    I’m totally biased and will link you to my wedding pictures if you think Lake Tahoe isn’t beautiful!

    Plus the weather is rock solid in Tahoe in September, but in Monterey you may have fog.

    Post # 6
    531 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: May 2011

    We decided on Tahoe but, then opted to elope to Colorado. Tahoe is stunning, as you know. Moneterey is a nice option too but, Tahoe gets my vote.

    Post # 7
    314 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: October 2009

    As much as I love Monterey, I’d probably go with Tahoe because you’re more likely to get agreeable weather there. I’ve attended a summer wedding in Tahoe and it was beautiful.

    On the bright side, either way you go you certainly can’t go wrong!

    Post # 8
    5153 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: June 2010

    Tahoe….but I am biased I just loooove it!!

    Post # 9
    1901 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: June 2010

    That’s a tough choice, but there are only a handful of places that make my heart sing like Monterey:-)


    Post # 10
    6009 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: May 2009

    I might be biased because I live in Tahoe, but the lake gets my vote.  🙂  I like Monterey (in fact my husband and I were just there for a mini-vacay), but I feel like Tahoe has more options (there’s traditional banquet rooms, secluded BB&Bs, the beach, the forest, the mountains, ski resorts, etc…).  Plus, like other bees mentioned, Tahoe weather definitely beats Monterey in terms of predictability in early fall.

    Post # 11
    1060 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: July 2010 - Anela Garden Chapel & Japanese Cultural Center, Honolulu

    Monterey gets my vote, since it’s 10 minutes away from my hometown. 🙂

    There’s a bridal show in January if you want to see what the area has to offer in terms of vendors..I went to the one in August and it was lovely.


    Post # 14
    610 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: October 2009

    I think they’re both beautiful in different ways so I didn’t vote. Weather is unpredictable in either places during Sept. Tahoe is 4 hr drive from the bay area while Monterey is 2 hr drive. If I were you, I will keep my options open until I have venue and hotel choices to choose from. I would let those make your decisions (prices and the things the vendors offer). If everything is equal, I would probably let my Fiance have the final say.. it’s just rare that men have a strong opinion about these sort of things so I would let my Fiance have his way provided everything else is equal.

    Post # 15
    1042 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: May 2010

    I’ve never been to Tahoe, but I do love Monterey. What about Carmel?

    Post # 16
    4485 posts
    Honey bee

    I’ve been to both and think Monterey is prettier in September.

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