Beautiful Wenatchee, Washington, is a cultural landmark in its own right with strong ties to Native American culture, one of the most central being Lake Chelan. Surrounded by the North Cascade Mountains, it's home to one of the most scenic valleys in the United States. There are just 15 miles of roads around the lake, and none of them come into the valley, helping maintain its unique character that is still alive to this day. With numerous hotels in Wenatchee just a few short miles away from this historic lake, there's no reason not to begin booking your vacation now.
With so many hotels in Lake Chelan, there are naturally a host of fun activities to make the most of your vacation. For example, you can take a tour through the Buckner Orchard, which was homesteaded in 1889 and was originally built on a single acre of land. Visit the original log cabin, still standing after more than 100 years, and explore the Buckner Homestead National Historic District, which spans over 90 acres of beautiful farmland. Additionally, every October, visitors from all around the country come to enjoy the Harvest Festival, where the fruits and flowers on this homestead reach the peak of their color and fragrance, filling the air with strong aromas of apples, pears, and fresh fruits just steps away from resorts in Lake Chelan.
After visiting this iconic orchard, you'll want to visit the Lake Chelan State Park, located on the banks of the lake itself. With campgrounds and clean, lush gardens, this park allows you to take in the views of the rolling North Cascade Mountains. Catch panoramic images for your photo albums that will make you the envy of your social media network. With so many historic scenes and fantastic landmarks short miles away from resorts on Lake Chelan, you'll have a relaxing vacation filled with vivid memories of calm waters and fantastic foliage.
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