One major benefit: it's not going to be so deathly hot. It's not going to look like this:
...but it's not going to be hot either. (Although I think it has looked like that just up until a couple of weeks ago.)
It should look a little more like this - without the fall colors :)
We are going to cram in a graduation, a graduation party, an anniversary party, and maybe if there is time in the three days that we are there, we might even get to shoot some skeet, go for a hike, and breathe some cool, fresh, mountain air!