Chelan Seaplanes What better way to see the majesty of Lake Chelan than by seaplane? These unique “Flightseeing Tours” soar over glaciers, thickly forested mountains, sweeping valleys and sky-blue waters, piloted by experienced, knowledgeable and friendly guides.
Desert Canyon Golf Resort Ensuring that all skill sets are accounted for, this target-style 18-hole golf course in North Central Washington features 5 sets of tees at each hole. Green fees include a shared golf cart with GPS.
Echo Ridge Nordic Ski Area Working in conjunction with the U.S. Forest Service, a local non-profit grooms roughly 30 miles of Nordic skiing trails around Lake Chelan, adding yet another way to savor the Washington North Cascades all year long.
Lady of the Lake There's no better way to get to otherwise inaccessible or hard-to-reach places along the shore like Stehekin, Holden Village and North Cascades National Park than this ferry that runs all year, with great rates on round-trip tickets.
Lake Chelan Snowmobile Club Not just one of the best summer vacation destinations in the Northwest, Lake Chelan is also a winter wonderland for cold weather adventures, as this regional club maintains 170 miles of trails specifically for snowmobiling.
Lake Chelan State Park This sprawling 127-acre state park features 6,000 feet of pristine shoreline, rolling lawns for sunning, Frisbee, soccer, or running, 2 miles of hiking trails, horseshoe pits, a volleyball court, stand-up paddle board rentals and a 495-ft. dock.
Lake Chelan Wine Valley In the century since wine grapes were first planted here, they've spread across 250 acres of vineyards and 20 award-winning wineries. Tour a few, enjoy complimentary tastings and take home some bottles of your favorite.
Slidewaters A super fun water park attraction on the south shore of Lake Chelan, travelers between Memorial and Labor Days revel in the wet, wild fun of a Lazy River, thrilling slides, tube rides and a 60-person hot tub.
Stehekin With no cell phone reception, no ATMs and limited services, few places are as peacefully untainted as this quaint community of just 75 permanent residents. It's a very special glimpse of the Washington frontier at its most wild.
Stehekin Valley Ranch Perched at the head of Lake Chelan, this secluded ranch is only accessible by boat, seaplane or extensive hiking. Once here, you're truly “off the grid,” with a wide array of recreation at your disposal.