Day 1: Morning run up our historic Ski Hill trails Relax with a latte Enjoy the village and do a little power shopping Stroll through Blackbird Island and bird watch Take in a pub and local live music Day 2: Raft or Kayak the rapids of Wenatchee and Icicle River Visit local wineries & [...]
Plan your travel calendar accordingly: JANUARY Bavarian Icefest - Martin Luther King Jr. Weekend: a full day of games for kids of all ages (this means all of you!), ice sculptures, snow sculpture contest, kids crafts, and a Grom Playground for the little ones! Ski Events: Leavenworth Winter Sports Club, Steven's Pass & Mission [...]
What falls as snow in the Cascade Mountains, it funnels down through the valleys making its way to Icicle Creek and Wenatchee River in Leavenworth, eventually emptying into the mighty Columbia River. Spring and early summer rains combine with the melting snows causing peak flows in the rivers, usually in early to mid May. When [...]
Leavenworth, WA is an American town with a Bavarian feel. Built against the backdrop of the Cascade Mountains, this picturesque town prides itself on its Old-World Christmas spirit. The first 3 weekends in December, this small town with just over 2,000 residents throws a Christmas lighting festival, drawing people from around the globe. Each morning [...]
Just over two hours' drive from Seattle is the town of Leavenworth, Washington State's own version of a Bavarian village. This former logging town faced grim economic prospects in the 1950s — a rerouted train line had cut off its primary industry, eliminating jobs and eventually eroding the population. But a decade later, some visionary [...]
Leavenworth was listed by National Geographic as one of "The fifty next great adventure towns". Click the link below to find out more about this great place we call home. Best Places to Live!