Lake Chelan

Discover a
Washington Original

Only in Lake Chelan will you find four seasons of wine, sun, stunning natural beauty and adventures that you can tune to your own tastes.

50.5 miles of lake, surrounded by vineyards, mountains and small-town charm, promise an array of activities as unique as the people who come here to play or make Lake Chelan their home.

About the Area
Map of Lake Chelan

Enjoy Lake Chelan All Year Long

Local Wine

Learn about wine in an atmosphere that’s authentic, warm and welcoming.

Request the Official Visitor's Guide

For a complete guide to all that Lake Chelan has to offer, download our digital guide or request one in the mail.

Local Food

Pair local varietals with farm fresh dishes from a number of family-run bistros.



There really is no other place like the Lake Chelan Valley. Framed by alpine peaks, bathed in the endless deep of a 50.5-mile long treasure, four seasons of adventure await for families and thrill seekers alike. Here are some ideas to get started. Get Out on the Lake Yes, an obvious suggestion. But you may

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Lake Chelan a Hidden Gem

MSN Living Uncovers 51 Hidden Gems in the US

From the Grand Canyon to the Statue of Liberty, the U.S. boasts world-famous national parks, historical sites and landmarks. Beyond the well-known locations, there’s a wealth of undiscovered destinations stretching from coast to coast worth visiting. From scenic sand dunes to wild mountains, here’s 51 places within America that you’ve probably never heard of.

Sun-starved Seattle-ites have been crossing the mountains in search of blue skies for years. While Lake Chelan is well-known in western Washington, it’s still a hidden gem for most people. The lake is surrounded by hills and is one of the deepest in the country. Families love the variety of watersports, such as boating, kayaking and swimming. When you’re done playing on the lake, head to one of the many wineries in the surrounding area.

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