Summer Activities

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For the best rates available, festivals, and summer weekends call 1 (800) 961-0162 or book online.

Learn about Leavenworth Summer Activities:

River Rafting in Leavenworth on the Wenatchee River

Learn about River Rafting, Kayaking in Leavenworth

Wine tasting and winery tours in Leavenworth, Chelan, and Wenatchee

Tour Leavenworth Wineries and Tasting Rooms

Arts, Music and Theater in Leavenworth WA

See Leavenworth Summer Theater, Art, and Music

Leavenworth golf courses, Kahler Glen, Cashmere, Highlander, Dessert Canyon

Play Golf Courses Around Leavenworth

Fishing and Hunting around Leavenworth Wa

Catch on to Fishing and Hunting

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Visit the Leavenworth Farmers Market


Find Mountain Biking Trails

Downhill Mountain Bike at Stevens Pass Bike Park

Check out Stevens Pass Bike Park

waterfront park and blackbird island

See Waterfront Park, Blackbird Island Trails

Spring Apple Blossoms in Leavenworth

Spring Blossom Driving Tours Around Leavenworth


Try Out Some Nordic Walking Trails

Leavenworth Skate Park for skateboarders

Take a Turn at the Leavenworth Skate Park

Kids and family activities in Leavenworth wa

Kids and Family Activities Around Leavenworth

Day trips around Leavenworth and the Wenatchee Valley

Plan Day Trips From Leavenworth

Leavenworth nightlife activities

Join in the Leavenworth Nightlife

Geocaching in Leavenworth

Learn about Geocaching in Leavenworth

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Leavenworth rock climbing guides and information

Leavenworth hiking trails and information

Start Exploring Leavenworth Hiking Trails

Horseback rides, carriage rides, wagon rides

Ride horseback or take a carriage or wagon ride

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Museums and Pioneer Village



































Stand Up Paddle Boarding

An exiting sport for the river, here is Adam Mckenney of Leavenworth Mountain Sports surfing the Wenatchee River.

Stand up Paddle Board Leavenworth – Wenatchee River from Skipow Visuals


Inner Tube Leavenworth on the Wenatchee River!

Phone: 509-548-TUBE
Das Sonnenhaus Bldg. Plaza
Leavenworth, WA 98826

Cool off in style and enjoy the lazy, late summer water levels of the Wenatchee River!  – Affordable self guided deluxe float tube rentals for the entire family.  You’ll float by the Leavenworth Golf Club, Enchantment Park, Blackbird Island and the Bavarian Village of Leavenworth down to Barn Beach.

Open late June through early September, weather and safe water levels permitting.  During hot weather and holiday weeks there may be extended hours.

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ATV Excursions and Rentals – Cle Elum


Where Eastern Washington high desert terrain meets the lovely snow capped vistas of the northern Cascade Take a ride into the wild on well maintained trails, through beautiful pine forests populated with elk, deer, and if you’re lucky, the occasional bob cat, before opening out to breathtaking, panoramic views of the omposing and snow-capped Mount Stewart.


Single Person ATV

  • $160 per person for 2 hpurs
  • One Person

UTV’s – Small Jeep Like Vehicle

  • $250 for 2 hours
  • Two People ( 2-seater side-by-side )


All guided trips include:

  • ATV
  • Professional Guides
  • Helmet
  • Gloves
  • Instruction of ATV Operation
  • Post ride light refreshments

*There is a 4-person minimum to facilitate a tour.


For more information you can contact them at

71 Airport Road
Cle Elum, WA 98922


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Art in the Park

Exhibits by renowned professional & amateur artisans are on display in the city park Thursday through Sunday beginning with Maifest & continuing summer & fall.

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Stroll though our European village and enjoy the Bavarian architecture and unique shops, coffee roasters, and restaurants. (1/2 mile or .8km)

Please see Chamber of Commerce site : Shopping

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Ohme Gardens

Ohme gardensThe Ohme family began an incredible project in 1929 which today has become a garden featured in many national and international publications.

Never intending it to become a tourist attraction, “we just wanted to build a nice backyard”. Neither botanists nor landscape architects, the gardens’ guiding force has always been purely intuitive, and realization largely trial and error. There was never a written plan, ever, they simply carried out what they envisioned, depending on their inborn sense of beauty and proportion to create a garden completely in keeping with its inspiring vista. Their aim was never a development of a formal flower garden, but of informal, natural alpine beauty. The gardens have been on the cover of many magazines and written about in many books – Gardening America, Gardens-Architectural Digest, and American Gardens to name a few. The garden is currently managed through an agreement with Chelan Country and is self-supporting.

Located: 21 miles from Leavenworth
3327 Ohme Road, Wenatchee
Phone: (509) 662-5785

Admission: Adults $7.00 Students 7-17 years of age $3.50 Children 6 years of age & under Free

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Rocky Reach Dam

rocky reach damnA highlight of any visit to the Rocky Reach Visitor Center is the opportunity for a close-up view of fish passing through the fish way. The fish viewing room, with five windows located on the west side of the fish ladder, allows visitors to watch salmon, steelhead, trout and other species continue their upstream migration to spawning areas. Salmon and steelhead are seasonal visitors. 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. “Look a salmon in the eye” in the fish viewing room, located downstairs in the Visitor Center at Rocky Reach Dam. Choose “Visitor Center” near bottom.

Location: 23 miles from Leavenworth

For information contact: Bonnie Brawley Visitor Services Supervisor P.O. Box 1231 Wenatchee, WA 98807-1231 (509) 663-7522

VISITOR FACILITIES The Visitor Center and other facilities are open daily at 8 a.m. from mid-February through the Wednesday before Thanksgiving. Parking and admission are free. Reservations for Rocky Reach picnic shelters can be made beginning Feb. 15 by calling (509) 663-7522.

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Lake Chelan

lady of the lake60 miles-96km to beautiful Lake Chelan for water sports and activities. Step aboard the “Lady of the Lake” and cruise spectacular waters.
Phone: 509.682.4584

Enjoy Banjo Creek Farms, a working family farm 4 miles up-lake of Manson in the Chelan Valley.  They have a barnyard of animals and an antique furniture store, soap factory, and more.  Plan on joining them for their “Cowboy BBQ Evening” with dinner and music!
Phone: 509-687-0708

banjo creek farmsLake Chelan is only an hour from Leavenworth and makes a great day trip.  You may also consider staying overnight as part of a multi-day vacation.

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60 miles-96km to Mill Bay Casino near Lake Chelan – cards, roulette, slot machines and restaurant.

Mill Bay Casino
455 Wapato Lake Road
Manson, Washington 98831


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wildflowersThe Central Washington Native Plant Gallery is a great resource for the flowers that grow in Central Washington and around Leavenworth.  From mid-May through April you will find the hills and valleys covered with color.

Chelan County plant lists from the Washington State Native Plant Society:

The Burke Museum Field Guide for Washington State plants:Burke Herbarium

Useful information and field guide from the Forest Service:

Field Guide for Forested Plant Associations of the Wenatchee National Forest

Okanogan and Wenatchee National Forest Common-plant-guide.pdf (4.3 mb file)

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Washington Apple Commission

The Washington Apple Commission Visitors Center in Wenatchee and Washington’s Fruit Place Visitors Center in Yakima, offer an in-depth look at the state’s largest agricultural industry. More than 3,500 Washington tree fruit growers, from the Canadian border to the Oregon border, produce billions of pounds of fruit, including apples, cherries, and soft fruits such as peaches. In apple production alone, Washington is by far the national leader, providing more than half the fresh apples eaten in America.
We invite you to learn how so much fruit from so many growers reaches American households in top condition. Tour groups are welcome, so pack some lunches, load up the gang and head for the Washington Apple Commission Visitors Center, or Washington’s Fruit Place Visitors Center, and spend a beautiful day in Fruit

22 miles from Leavenworth

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Blossom Driving Tours

Leavenworth area wildflowers and fruit orchards in bloom

Blossom Time in Leavenworth and Cashmere begins around Mid April and goes through around Mid – May

The Valley’s are alive with the blossoming of our fruit Orchards. Take a driving tour and enjoy the magnificent views that our valleys provide.  See Spring Tours for more information

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Pet Friendly Shopping!

A Paw Above is a great place to find unique gifts and treats for your dog or cat including apparel, snacks, and more!

See for more information


Visit Washington Farms and Agricultural Tours

Pear Orchards around the Wenatchee ValleyCascade Foothills Farmland Association

From the Beginning of April to the End of May North Central Washington comes alive with color.

The beautiful blossoms of apples, pears, apricots, cherries, peaches, and more can be seen from Leavenworth to Chelan and beyond.

This is a beautiful time of the year to plan a day trip or weekend getaway, and experience the beauty of the area. While you are here, be sure to visit the many fruit stands, farms, and wineries that are working hard to bring you the fresh fruit and vegetables, value added products, and home town services, that are the heart and soul of rural living.

ag tourism mapThe Cascade Foothills Farmland Association announces the release of its first Ag-Tourism Driving Map with Fruit Stands, Wineries, Retail Outlets, and more!

Call 509-548-6784 or e-mail for a copy today!

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Real Estate and Relocation to Leavenworth

Condos for Sale in Leavenworth

Learn more about living in Leavenworth here on the Leavenworth Chamber of Commerce website.

If you’re looking to buy other property or a home in Leavenworth and the surrounding area consider visiting with our friends at

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Link to the Leavenworth Washington Chamber of Commerce and Visitor Center  Some links are courtesy of the Leavenworth Chamber of Commerce  Phone: 509 548-5807

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