A Getaway for All Seasons
Lake Chelan was recently featured in The Seattle Times in a series of articles featuring fresh takes on classic Washington vacation spots. Here’s what they had to say:
“The lure of the lake — being in, on, above or near it — has for decades drawn warm-weather fun-and-sun seekers to Chelan, the small Central Washington town at Lake Chelan’s southeastern tip. Accordingly, the town swelled with tourists in the summer, then snoozed its way through the offseason.
That’s not the case these days. Chelan began waking from its offseason slumber back in the late 1990s when vineyards and wineries took root where orchards once stood.
Wine tourism now brings visitors earlier in the spring and later in the fall. New eateries, tasting rooms and coffee shops continue to sprout. There’s a festival or celebration every season.
Still, the pace slows in the winter. Some restaurants, tasting rooms and businesses operate on reduced hours or by appointment only. A late-night spot it’s not. But for a winter getaway, there are several reasons to head to Lake Chelan.” >> Read More
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