Many will consider fall to be their absolute favorite time of the year to make your travel plans. Summer temperatures have finally subsided, giving way to cool breezes and a crisp autumn night. The same goes for Huddleston, Virginia, one of the East Coast’s top vacation destinations for the autumn season. You can partake in the many tourist attractions for an enjoyable trip, or you can dive into the local secrets of how to make your trip one to never forget. Here are the five secrets to a perfect fall trip to Huddleston this season:

Smith Mountain Lake Fall Chili & Craft Festival

Each year the Smith Mountain Lake Fall Chili & Craft Festival kicks off in November for an exciting event to try out the best homemade chili in the area. This annual event also features the best crafts from the area in and around Huddleston. You can enjoy this year’s cookoff on November 7th from 11:00am to 4:00pm.

Enjoy Smith Mountain Lake

The summer crowds are finally gone during the fall months over at Smith Mountain Lake. This is the perfect opportunity to stretch out on the beach and claim as much space as possible. If you go early enough in the fall season, you can still enjoy the perfect temperatures that will have you outdoors all day.

Hickory Hill Vineyards

Fall makes for the best season to enjoy a glass of wine outdoors fresh from the source. Hickory Hill Vineyards has been a local favorite for years and is ready to have you try out some of their award-winning wines. Grab a generous sized tasting flight or go with a single glass; there is no wrong choice!

Bluegrass, Barbecue & Brew Festival 2018

If you enjoy live music, homemade barbeque, and craft beer, the Bluegrass, Barbecue & Brew Festival is your number one ticket to an exciting event this fall. This all-ages event is perfect for the whole family to come out and enjoy. Stop by this year’s event on November 3 from 11:00am to 5:00pm with tickets currently available online on Eventbrite.

Lynchburg Beer, Wine & Cider Festival

Rounding out this fall’s exciting selection of secret and fun activities is the Lynchburg Beer, Wine & Cider Festival. Held just a few miles away from Huddleston, you will find an adults-only event that allows you multiple samples of your favorite adult beverage taking place this year on September 15th from 12:00pm to 7:00pm.

Working with Smith Mountain Lake Properties

Make Smith Mountain Lake your home when you contact the professionals at Smith Mountain Lake Properties! Our experts can help you find the perfect place, whether you’re looking for a permanent home, an investment property, or simply a vacation property to enjoy for part of the year. Call today for more information!