shoulder season noun: a travel season between peak and off-peak seasons, typically in the spring and fall.
At Taste Vacations, we tend to book our public group tours during the shoulder season of popular destinations whenever we can. Even when planning my own personal travel, I research when the peak, off-peak, and shoulder seasons are for the destination I’m interested in. I typically end up scheduling it during the shoulder season dates, if the timing works out.
But why do this? Check out a few advantages to planning your vacation during shoulder season: