Located on the east side of the Cascade Mountains, Leavenworth is a fun Bavarian-themed town. The surrounding mountains and rivers provide opportunity for recreation in summer and in winter. While in Leavenworth, spend an afternoon wandering the shops and strolling in Waterfront Park. Combine that with great food, charming lodgings, and fantastic festivals and you have everything you need for a great Northwest getaway. When doing the Cascade Loop, Leavenworth makes an excellent place to stop for a night. Or two!
Activities and Attractions in Leavenworth:
- Nutcracker Museum
You'll see more ways to crack nuts than you ever imagined.
- Outdoor Recreation
Leavenworth is heaven for hiking, biking, rafting, and skiing. Stop by the ranger station located on Highway 2 in the main part of town for maps and information.
Leavenworth finds reasons to celebrate throughout the year.
Leavenworth offers a variety of shops and galleries.
- Wine Tasting
Enjoy wine tasting in town or visit a nearby winery.
The town of Cashmere, a few miles east of Leavenworth, has a wonderful Museum and Pioneer Village. While in Cashmere, take the Applets & Cotlets Factory Tour to learn about candy making, enjoy some tasty treats, and check out their gift shop.
Food in Leavenworth:
Awesome bratwurst and beer.
- Café Mozart
Fine Bavarian dining for a special evening with that special someone.
Lodging in Leavenworth:
- Run of the River Inn
This amazing bed and breakfast inn is perfect for a memorable romantic getaway.
- Enzian Inn
An outdoor pool, free putting course, and buffet breakfast make The Enzian Inn a good choice for families.
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