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Leavenworth (Washington)

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Leavenworth [1] is a resort town located within the North Cascades region of Washington State.

An wintry night in the village of Leavenworth.

Get in

Get around

The tourist portion of Leavenworth is very small, approximately a 15min walk from one side to the other on foot.

See

  • Nutcracker Museum, 735 Front Street, Leavenworth, WA, 98826 (On the south corner of Front & 8th), 509-548-4573, [2]. 2-5pm: daily May-Oct, weekends Nov-Apr. A rather small museum, but is loaded with thousands of nutcrackers. They range from simple prehistoric ones to modern movie character variations of the traditional Bavarian-styled ones. Adults $2.50, Students $1, Children (under 5) free.


Do

  • Play a round of golf at the Leavenworth Golf Club.
  • Go river rafting or inner tubing on the Wenatchee River.
  • Leavenworth is a bouldering destination, well known for its diverse granite boulder fields.

Buy

Eat

  • Baren Haus, (corner of).


Drink

  • Icicle Brewing Company, 935 Front Street, Leavenworth, WA, 98826, 509-548-BREW, [3]. M-Th 2-10pm, F-Su: noon-10pm. Small brewery/bar, but there is indoor and outdoor seating. Flights available. 21+ after 6pm.


Sleep

Budget

  • Evergreen Inn, 1117 Front St. Leavenworth, WA 98826, (800) 327-7212, [4]. checkin: 3pm; checkout: 11am. One of the only cheap places in Leavenworth. Stay includes a free breakfast with make-your-own Belgian waffles.

Midrange

  • Best Western Icicle Inn, 505 Highway 2, +1 509 548-7000 (toll free: +1 800 558-2438, fax: +1 509 548-7050), [5].
  • Big Ponderosa Log Home [6] on Kahler Glen Golf and Ski Resort

Get out

Routes through Leavenworth
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