Chelan County


Located in central Washington, Chelan County is named after an Indian word meaning “deep water”. And that’s a apt name for this county, as the beautiful Columbia river flows through the eastern part of the county and the beautiful Bavarian village of Leavenworth is known for it’s fantastic summer activities on the Wenatchee river.

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Spending a Weekend at Lake Chelan

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 farms, shopping and everything in between — Lake Chelan has it all.Lake Chelan Lake...

Our Love of Apples

Our Love of Apples

Washington Originals Our lovely Evergreen State, Washington, produces around 2.5 million TONS of apples per year. That’s a lot of apples. And it’s a lot of orchard acreage as well, around 175,000 acres to be exact. So, while we produce 60% (if not more) of the...