Christmas Lighting Festival, Leavenworth is the place to be for celebrations of all sorts. Take a peek at our Festivals page to find out which festival will best appeal to your family and plan your visit for then. You'll find festivals created to celebrate holidays, seasons, nature, art and dance. The folk instrument, the accordion, even has a festival.Leavenworth has something for everyone in the family. Throughout the year Leavenworth is home to many festivals, events and activities for the whole family. From IceFest in January to Kinderfest on the Fourth of July, to Leavenworth's world-famous
Is your family the adventurous type or want to expose your family to more outdoor adventures? Leavenworth is the perfect locale for outdoor adventuring, no matter the season. It's become an outdoor activities destination. No matter the time of year, Northwest Mountain School offers classes and guided climb, hikes and ski adventures. They are experienced and certified expert rock, Alpine and ski guides. In the winter, in addition to back-country ski courses, ice climbing instruction and northwest and European ski tours, they offer AIARE L1 & L2 Avalanche Courses. In the climbing season, which can extend from March-November depending upon weather, the school offers group courses and custom private lessons, guided climbs and expeditions. Take some time perusing their informative website and then give them a call. They might be just what your family is looking for to create a great adventure for your next vacation.
Leavenworth Outfitters, River Rider and Leavenworth Outdoor Center, provide white water rafting, tubing, kayaking, and trips. For more Family Fun in the spring, summer and autumn months in the Leavenworth area check out our Sports and Recreation page or our Summer Fun page. You'll find ideas and links for family adventures of all types. Our Camping page has links to area campgrounds, RV parks and to the nearby state and national parks.In the spring and summer, multiple outfitters, like
Throughout the summer, Youth Dynamics provides adventure camps for youth. They have 5-10 day wilderness trips, rafting adventures, climbing trips, and horseback riding. Even father-son fly fishing trips in the North Cascade lakes.
The Leavenworth Fish Hatchery is open for tours year-round, and in September they have the Wenatchee River Salmon Festival. You can feed the salmon, take a nature walk, and in season, watch the spawning salmon. In the winter, snowshoe tours are available.
Leavenworth Winter Sports Club is sports central for tubing, snowshoeing, Nordic and Alpine skiing and even ski jumping. Leavenworth is home to the US west coast's only ski jump hill. The Leavenworth Winter Sports Club has ski-jumping lessons. There's are 15' and 27' jumps. Enjoy affordable and family friendly at the Leavenworth Ski Hill. The Ski Hill is a great venue for beginners and families. Nordic skiing is available on 26 km of groomed trails in four areas in Leavenworth. There are even 5 km of lighted trails for evening fun.Winter is filled with sports and outdoor activities. The
Leavenworth Powersports Adventures provides snowmobile and ATV rentals, while Red-Tail Canyon Farm has sleigh rides, hay rides and BBQ cookouts. And at Sierra Blu Kennels you can take dog sled rides. Stevens Pass and Mission Ridge both have skiing, snowboarding and Nordic skiing throughout the season. Also see our Winter Fun page for more winter activities.
our Weather page. There you'll also find a link to a weather forecast for the 98826. You'll also find live webcams showing conditions throughout the village.Leavenworth is a fantastic base for outdoor adventurers. It's also a great small-town getaway in its own right. Located on the "dry-side" of the Cascade Mountain Range, the area has beautiful weather and is easy to get to and move around in at most times of the year. In the winter of 2012-13 Stevens Pass remained opened all winter. WSDOT does a fantastic job of clearing snow and keeping the pass passable. In the spring, summer and fall the temperatures are cool at night and warm in the day, with the occasional mountain shower just to keep things green, in an average year. To see more about the average temperatures and rain fall see
our Stay page for links to all sorts of accommodations. The best advice we can give is to call and talk to the hotel directly to find out when they'll have the best prices for your family.Leavenworth WA has great places for families to stay in to suit all tastes and budgets. From family friendly hotels and motels to cabins for rent by the week or weekend, you'll be able to find something to meet your needs. Holiday and festival weekends can require a two-night minimum, but you can find off-season specials at almost every budget level. Some hotels offer buy two-get one night free specials, while others offer upgrades to more spacious accommodations during the off-season. Off-season for most places in Leavenworth is January through April. Some offer specials in November as well. See
Leavenworth has great shopping for kids of all ages. For many of us a trip to Leavenworth isn't complete until we've tried on some crazy hats, bought some handcrafted wood toys, sampled some fudge or had a taste of yummy gingerbread. Broaden your family's palate with a visit to the Cheesemongers or to the Oil and Vinegar Cellar, shops where tasting is encouraged. For more shopping adventures see our Shop page.
SOUTH. It's a fresh take on regional Mexican fare. We love it so much that when we got to spend time with our grown up kids in Leavenworth that's where we took the family. You can check our blog post about eating at SOUTH. In the warmer months they have outdoor seating on their patio. If your family includes a four-legged member or two, the pets are welcome on the patio. Another great place to spend time with your family over a meal is München Haus. It's a family-friendly outdoor sausage and bier garden. It has a great selection of imported and domestics, both beer and brats. They often have live entertainment and show family friendly movies at weekly movie nights in the warm months. It's open year-round with some reduced hours in the winter. For more links and a restaurant guide organized by food type, see our Eat page.Looking for great places to eat with the whole family? You won't run out of choices in Leavenworth. One of our favorite places to eat with ours is
At Icicle Junction Activities Center you watch current, first-run movies, play in the arcade or take the kids to the Coca Cola® Soda Fountain, where they can get milk shakes and chili fries and pizza. The also have a putt-putt golf course.
Will your family enjoy an evening of musical theater? The Leavenworth Summer Theater has been providing family entertainment for 20 years. The Sound of Music is staged annually outdoors at the Leavenworth Ski Hill Amphitheater. Two other musicals are performed in rotation through the summer. See our Theater page for links to the theater, their shows and other information such as age suitability and accessibility.
Whether you're a young family of just 2 or 3, grandparents spending time with your preteen grandkids, or empty-nesters reconnecting with your grown children, Leavenworth Washington is a great family destination for all ages.
For more ideas on visiting Leavenworth with kids, check out these great posts by Lora at Cascadia Kids. Lora Shinn writes all about family travel in the PNW and British Colombia.
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505 U. S. Highway 2 Leavenworth
Luxurious one, two, and three bedroom condominiums. Swimming pool, hot tub, fitness facility, recreation lawn, guest barbeque, Activities Center, high speed internet, massage services, restaurant.
PO Box 664 Cashmere
From backyard barbeques to one-of-a-kind luncheons to elegant weddings Ð Bumfields provides everything you need to set the stage for an unforgettable event!
5700 Wescott Drive Cashmere
"Barn in the USA" The Chelan County Fair, September 7-11, 2011
Christkindlmarkt will be held outdoors on Front Street at the City Park to welcome the Christmas shopping season with food, music and activities for children.
Our nationally-acclaimed Christmas Lighting Festival returns for an emotional visit to a turn-of-the-century Bavarian Christmas, Holiday personalities and a ceremonial lighting of the town. New for 2010 - Lights on Friday nights - Lights & Ceremony on Saturdays and Sundays only
590 Highway 2 Leavenworth
Professionally designed 18-hole championship putting course. Spectacular waterfall and real mountain goats. Guests of Enzian Inn and Alpine Rivers Inn golf free with proof of stay voucher. All equipment provided.
10395 Chumstick Highway Leavenworth
Hans Christian Andersen Carriage Company is Washington's Premiere Horse & Carriage Experience. Let us make your upcoming vacation, wedding or special event feel fit for a fairytale.
11734 Highway 2 Leavenworth
Icicle Arts Gallery presents six solo shows per year featuring local and regional professional artists and two special exhibits each year (Bird Fest and Icicle Arts Festival) for student projects. They make arts available without limitations to local and visiting arts lovers.
505 Highway 2 Leavenworth
Full service resort in Leavenworth with hotel, condominiums, restaurant, massage and spa facility, activities center, tented outdoor reception and ceremony lawn, banquet rooms, on-site catering.
12355 Ingalls Creek Road Peshastin
A Christian retreat center for use by churches and other non-profit groups. Currently 30+ campsites are available and a lodge accommodating 50+ guests is under construction.
414 Elliott Avenue South Wenatchee
We rent giant inflatable games for all types of occasions and events.
565 W Us Highway 2, Leavenworth, WA 98826 Leavenworth
Visit the Junction Cinema to see great movies and enjoy real hospitality. While at the movies try fresh popcorn with real melted butter and great food at the Coca Cola Soda Fountain - at surprising low prices.
A town Festival that celebrates children and their families. Fun for everyone, but especially the youngest of our population. Face painting, bird feeder crafts, free snacks, games, balloons!
10046 Mengelos Street Peshastin
L-Bow draws smiles and laughter at festivals, birthdays, school assemblies, wedding receptions, company picnics, and all other events with amazing juggling, fire, unicycling and ballooning.
8th and Front Street Leavenworth
Carriage rides available year round in downtown area. Wagon and sleigh rides for all occasions; Dinner rides, engagements, weddings, reunions, sightseeing by reservation.
Two days of International Dance showcasing groups from throughout the Pacific Northwest and representing such countries as Brazil, Croatia, Mexico, Philippines and featuring our won German dance group, The Edelweiss Tanz Gruppe.
12790 Fish Hatchery Road Leavenworth
Open year round, daily 8:00am-4:00pm. Salmon Tours available upon request, Icicle Nature Trail, Wenatchee River Salmon Festival, horseback and sleigh rides, ski, XC skiing, outdoor education and more.
321 9th St Leavenworth
We are a Tubing, Rafting, Stand Up Paddle Board and Bicycle Rental company. At the LOC getting people outside to enjoy mother nature is our priority. We try to keep everything as affordable and fun as possible.
21312 Highway 207/220 Highway 2 Leavenworth
April-Oct - Spectacular scenery and adventure. Raft and inflatable kayak adventure and nature river trips. Dec-Mar - Snowshoe and X-country ski tours and rentals.
220 Highway 2 Leavenworth
ATV and snowmobile rentals, including free delivery, helmets and snowmobile suits. We also provide trailers at no additional charge.
1133 US Highway 2 #F Leavenworth
2906 152nd Pl NW Stanwood
"Bruce Meyers's award winning magic astounds and baffles in uniquely comical performances celebrated throughout the Pacific Northwest. Just what you're looking for to make your event a success."
Celebrate Fruhling (Spring) and Mother's Day in our tradtional Bavarian fashion. Experience the Grand March, including village folk and visitor alike dressed in Trachten and traditional fare. Enjoy flowers, weekend entertainment, and dancing.
426 Ash Street Leavenworth
Cultural resource teaching hula, chant, language and historical perspective. Both traditional Kahiko and modern (to music) 'auana Hula are taught.
7500 Mission Ridge Road Wenatchee
Sunshine, Powder, Great Grooming, 2,250 vertical, 2,000 acres and more snowmaking than any other area in the state and 32 miles from Leavenworth! Family friendly offering childcare.
19115 Chiwawa Loop Road Leavenworth
2 or 1 horse sleigh, clean crisp mountain air, sleigh bells, hot spiced cider by an open fire. Feed the horses breakfast ride. Romantic dinner ride.
19115 Chiwawa Loop Leavenworth
What fun! Guided snowmobile tours, 1 to 5 hour tours. No experience needed and everything provided. Bring your camera. Check our website for details.
3327 Ohme Road Wenatchee
9-acre alpine garden high on a rocky bluff above the Columbia River. Stone-pathways, spectacular views, pools, waterfalls, rustic shelters. Weddings. Open everyday. April 15-Oct. 15.
15263 North Shore Drive Leavenworth
A unique and memorable winter experience you won't forget! Call now to reserve your exciting family adventure.
11780 Freund Canyon Road Leavenworth
A cozy log guesthouse, sleeps 6. 2 bedrooms with loft. Fully furnished, gas fireplace, quiet setting. 2 miles from Leavenworth on a working draft horse ranch. Also sleigh rides in the winter, hayrides and BBQ in the summer.
10860 Highway 2 Leavenworth
We're excited about river rafting and want to enjoy it with as many people as possible. It's our job as river rafting professionals to make sure you enjoy more than just the river.
#2-Spring Street Landing Friday Harbor
See wild whales, eagles, seals & sea life from a new, fast 55 foot boat with Marine Naturalists. April-Oct. Fun, educational and kid friendly.
3975 Highway 97 Peshastin
We offer dogsled rides on a seasonal basis or by appointment.
Summit of Stevens Pass & Highway 2 Skykomish
Located atop the Cascade Crest on scenic Highway 2, Stevens Pass caters to all ability levels with 10 chairlifts and 37 major runs, covering 1125 acres of skiable terrain.
19537 Chiwawa Loop Road Leavenworth
Taking students outdoors. Challenging them physically, emotionally and spiritually. Leadership skill training and retreats.
27875 White River Rd Leavenworth
For 53 years, Tall Timber has provided inspiring camping experiences for people of all ages. Our purpose is to glorify God through Christ-centered camping programs in connection with local churches.
15263 North Shore Drive #A Leavenworth
Experience winter in North Central Washington as it was meant to be....by dog sled! Rides and tours available by appointment only throughout the winter.
2623 North Baker East Wenatchee
We do adventure tours to small groups up to 9 at a time. Archeological, Native American, Historical, Mining and Tipi dinner tours.
1300 Walla Walla Ave Wenatchee
The Town Toyota Center complex is comprised of the main, multi-purpose 4,100 seat arena and a permanent ice arena open daily for public skating.
PO Box 3 Cashmere
We INFLATE your FUN! Sumo suits, rock walls, poker tables, water slides, bungee race, jumping castles and more...RENT US for corporate, church and private events! Serving over 9 years.
PO Box 313 Lake Chelan
Tunnel Zip Lines was designed and developed to provide an extreme zip line experience desired by both visitors and residents. We are one of the fastest zip line in North American. We have four zip lines Ð the longest is 880 feet!
940 Highway 2 Suite F Leavenworth
Scooters for rent.
P O Box 116 Leavenworth
Funeral and memorial services of commemoration to celebrate ones life.
Blackbird Island (Downtown) Leavenworth
The trails wind along the Wenatchee River and through quiet riverbank forests. There are benches for sitting and interpretive signs to explain the natural and cultural history of the area. Throughout the park there are small beach inlets that are perfect for swimming on hot summer days.
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