Chelan County


Washington Cryptids

Learn about Washington’s Cryptids, where you’ll find them, and what legends these mystical creatures come along with.


Spending a Weekend at Lake Chelan

Looking for a destination that has it all? Look no further than Lake Chelan. From recreation adventures (both in the mountains and on the water) to wineries, breweries, nearby U-Pick…

Scenery in Leavenworth, WA

A Girls Trip To Leavenworth

Do you feel like everyone you know visited Europe this summer? Well, summer isn’t over yet and you can still make it to Europe without leaving Washington. Enter: Leavenworth. This…

A fall weekend in Chelan, WA

A Fall Weekend in Lake Chelan

Lake Chelan is a popular summer destination for fun in the sun and water activities on the gorgeous 50-mile-long lake. But for anyone seeking a change of pace with less…

Timbercreek Cabin

A Stay At TimberCreek

If you have ever perused Instagram or Pinterest and looked longingly at the serene, picturesque cabins in the woods, we’ve found the spot for you! If you’re in Washington, or…

View from Ohme Gardens in Wenatchee

Visiting Ohme Gardens in Wenatchee

This summer many are traveling to enjoy the sights of Eastern Washington. Although Leavenworth is a popular destination for families, another great choice is Wenatchee, which is only 23 miles…

Mystery picnic in Ellensburg

Take A Mystery Picnic In Washington State

Mystery Picnic.  Those two words were just too intriguing. The marketing worked and I stopped scrolling! is a website full of pre-prepared adventures for you and your partner, family,…

Downtown Leavenworth Washington

A Perfect Spring Getaway in Leavenworth

If you are a long-time Washington resident or a new visitor just passing through, you know the appeal of taking the time to spend a day in the mountains. Spring…

lake chelan winter

Seeking Winter Sunshine at Lake Chelan

“300 days of sunshine” is a promise worth traveling for — especially in the winter. So after spending much of the season in hibernation, my partner and I hit the…

Lake Chelan Riverfront Park view from AirBnb Patio

A Visit To Lake Chelan

The name Chelan has its origins in Tsillan, a Salish indigenous word which means “Deep Water.” True to its name, this beautiful glacier-fed freshwater lake is almost 1,500 feet deep…


Exploring P’Squosa Land and Wenatchi History

It is an honor to be asked to write a piece about my ancestors, the P’Squosa, and my current venture, Wenatchi Wear, for Explore Washington State. For reference, the P’Squosa…

Christmas Trees in Leavenworth

Spending a Weekend in Leavenworth

Looking for your next Washington town to explore? This time of year, there is one place that comes to mind right away – Leavenworth. If you’re anything like me, you love…