While we don’t like to pick favorites, we have to say October in Chelan is a very special month. Officially in its autumn glory, the Chelan Valley is bursting with rich colors, flavors, and smells that make you feel more connected to nature, and appreciative of the changing seasons. This is a great month to plan a couples trip or getaway with friends (hint hint: adults-only to enjoy the many seasonal beverages!) Or, take your family to a Lake Chelan vacation rental house at The Lookout for remote working and school, and enjoy the relaxing atmosphere when you need a break. Here are ideas for things to do in October at Lake Chelan:
Whether you’re taking an annual family trip, getting away for a romantic weekend, or adventuring with friends, you’ll create lifelong memories at Lake Chelan. This is a truly special place, with a mix of small-town charm, outdoor adventure, and stunning natural beauty. The Lookout at Lake Chelan is the perfect home base for your vacation. Here’s why you should choose our Chelan vacation rentals:
The Lake Chelan Valley is widely-recognized for its premium wine, bringing tourists from all over the country to experience the taste and beauty of this unique area. There are now more than 25 wineries and tasting rooms along the south end of the lake from Chelan to Manson, and seasonal wine events celebrated every year. We love to help our guests plan their wine tasting adventures (and have blogs with tips, favorites, and itineraries!) But did you know you can also experience Chelan’s wine culture right here at The Lookout, without even getting in your car? Here’s how:
At Lake Chelan, “playing outside” is a phrase that applies to most everything! With some of the best weather and outdoor activities you’ll find in Washington, there are endless sports to explore, from golf to pickleball to parasailing. At The Lookout, your Chelan vacation home comes with free access to all of our amenities, including sport courts, parks, pools, and a private waterfront. Whether you’re a kid, an adult, a novice, or a competitor, you don’t even have to leave our neighborhood to get in on a good game!
A socially-distanced vacation may still sound strange, but with the realities of this year, we are doing our best to make the most of it! We’re happy to report that summer in Chelan is not cancelled - our sunny, dry days are here, our vacation rentals and neighborhood amenities are open, and many Chelan businesses are back up and running.
Find “your place” at Lake Chelan! From summer lake trips and holidays to annual reunions and celebrating milestones, The Lookout vacation rentals in Chelan are perfect for families! Many families come to The Lookout year after year, weekend after weekend - exploring new homes each time, or returning to a favorite house that feels like their own.
Here are more reasons why families choose The Lookout for their Lake Chelan vacation rentals:
During your Chelan vacation, find some open space with green grass, and the possibilities for fun are endless! At The Lookout, there are family and dog-friendly parks within easy walking distance of all our vacation rental homes (our Vineyard Park homes literally have a park as their front yard!) And with 300 days of sun a year at Lake Chelan, you’ll have many opportunities to enjoy them. Check out our neighborhood green spaces, and a few more Chelan area parks!
While we’re all staying home these days, getting outside for exercise, playing, and learning is a must! The warmer, sunnier weather is a perfect chance to take kids outside to burn off energy and get fresh air.
Here are a few ideas for easy outdoor activities to do with kids at home, or on your next (long-awaited!) Lake Chelan vacation. The Lookout vacation home rentals have great outdoor areas and the whole neighborhood is easy and safe for kids to explore.
For many of us, Lake Chelan is our happy place. Social distancing from a favorite place (not to mention, people!) is difficult, and we know many of you feel disconnected during this stressful time. We can’t wait for the day we can welcome you all back. But in the meantime, we've rounded up some ways to stay connected to Chelan, and ideas for how to support local businesses. (If you have other ideas, please share with us on Facebook!)