Stretch Summer Until Almost Winter at Lake Mead
Okay so the weather has been feeling a whole lot more like the oncoming winter lately. In some cities across the nation the mercury is dropping, fashion has gone from tank tops to turtlenecks, and in Minnesota's case, snow has already fallen. For those of you that just need to get your last days of Summer in, there is an answer. Lake Mead, Nevada.
You know...it's that place visitors to Vegas go to when they're absolutely bored with happens on The Strip. It's just about an hour's drive from the lights and action of LV and serves as a playground for everything summer. After all, it is out in the middle of the desert.
October might be the last month to head to the lake as night time temperature drop significantly, working to cool down the water from the average temp of about 70 degrees.
If you live in an area where the nights are already nippy but you've got a Vegas trip on the docket, a daytrip out to Lake Mead can be that last grasp at summer living. Don a wetsuit and hop on a wave runner or rent a pontoon boat and explore the 550 miles of shore line. Just don't forget the sunscreen.
[Photo: Rayme Gorniak/Jaunted]