Take a Day Trip From Leavenworth
Leavenworth is located in the heart of the Cascade foothills, with scenery so beautiful that it is home to the official Washington State Autumn Leaf Festival.
Please see the events calendars for special events and festivals that may be scheduled during your stay in Leavenworth. If your coming this week then check out “This Week In Leavenworth!”
On this page you will find links to attractions and scenery that we feel are “must sees.”
Nearly a mile of natural stone pathways traverses hillside gardens, ushering you past breathtaking panoramic views, towering cedars and firs, lush foliage, mesmerizing waterfalls and tranquil pools. Stone benches located throughout the grounds provide ample opportunities to savor the beauty of Ohme Gardens. The average time to tour the Gardens is one hour.
|Liberty Orchards Candy Factory
Not much has changed since the Liberty Orchards Candy Factory began in 1920; they still use only the finest ingredients and slow-cook every batch of candy by hand. Over the years they’ve welcomed thousands of visitors from all over the world to the little factory in Cashmere, Washington. Visit them for a friendly tour through the factory and free candy samples
|Cascade Loop Scenic Drive
This 400 mile self-guided driving tour circles through the heart of Washington from the waters of Puget Sound across the Cascade Mountains and into the high desert climate of the Columbia River Valley. You will see incredible scenery, National Parks, quaint towns and enjoy diverse activities.
|Rocky Reach DamLook a salmon in the eye. A highlight of any visit to the Rocky Reach Visitor Center is the opportunity for a close-up view of fish passing through the fishway. The best months of the year to see Chinook salmon are May and August. Sockeye salmon are most visible during July, and it’s September for steelhead.Conveniently arranged guided or self-guided tours take visitors through the Museum of the Columbia, featuring a look back at the rich history of early life along the Columbia River.||Washington Apple Commission
The Visitors Center & Gift Shop provides a stop that appeals to group tours, individual travelers, student groups and families. Admission is free and each guest receives complimentary apple slices and Tree Top apple juice.
View a 15 – minute film about the Washington apple industry
Cashmere’s Pioneer Village is constructed of twenty original pioneer structures dating back to the late 1800′s, complete with interior artifacts, to provide an accurate “snapshot” of life the way it was in simpler times.
The Chelan County Historical Museum houses treasures of historical interest for young and old alike. The 13,000 square foot museum includes outstanding displays of Native American artifacts, natural history, and pioneer exhibits.
|Nutcracker Museum||Nearby Cashmere||Apple Country Tours|
|White Heron Wineries||Wedge Mountain Winery||Ryan Patrick Vineyards|
|Fielding Hills Winery||Gold Digger Cellars||Eagle Creek Winery|
A new wine region has appeared amongst the rivers, lakes, and mountains of North Central Washington. Bordered by the towering Cascade Mountains on the west and sagebrush covered hills on the east, vineyards and their attendant wineries are rapidly appearing throughout the area. The winemakers of this area have banded together in the belief that the influence of the Cascade Mountains and the broad rivers and lakes makes the region unique amongst Washington State’s winegrowing areas. In recognition of this they are calling the area the Columbia Cascade region.