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June 13, 2023

4 Fun Things to Do in Chelan This Summer

Shhhhh, if you listen closely you’ll hear Chelan calling your family’s name! Summer is an ideal time to visit Chelan thanks to its incredible weather, breathtaking views and plenty of fun for people of all ages. Entertaining events and activities that offer you a true taste of Chelan are commonly found outdoors during summer! Here are 4 fun things to do in Chelan this summer:

1. Enjoy Outdoor Amenities at The Lookout

Lookout Bike Trail

You’re going to love all the fun you’ll find at The Lookout at Lake Chelan! When you stay in one of our gorgeous vacation homes, you and your family get to enjoy a long list of incredible community amenities. The kids are sure to have a blast at either of our two swimming pools, one of which is open year-round! Numerous parks and walking trails offer plenty of opportunities for exploration and relaxation. Take a bike ride, watch your kids run around in joy on our playground or play a family game together.

2. Visit Slidewaters Waterpark

Play all day at Slidewaters Waterpark! Slidewaters is a family-friendly playground that has been helping families make memories in Chelan since 1983! Slidewaters features 19 different water attractions, making it one of the best things to do in Chelan. Citywave USA features the world’s longest stationary wave while a lazy river provides plenty of relaxation in the sun. You’ll have an incredible time flying down one of several water slides like the more than 300-foot long Blue Blaster! Don’t forget to try the tube rides for an exhilarating experience with your closest friends and family!

3. Fun in the Sun at Lake Chelan

The Lookout Marina in Chelan

If you love being out on the water, you have to spend some time visiting Lake Chelan! A 5-minute walk or quick shuttle ride is all it takes to reach Lake Chelan from The Lookout. Lake Chelan offers numerous fun activities like swimming, boating and fishing, so you’ll never run out of fun things to do. Sandy Beach Cove is the perfect spot for young swimmers to enjoy Chelan’s famous clear blue water, and The Lookout’s 70-slip marina has both short and long-term slip rentals with 40 of them available to use year-round. We’ve also partnered with Shoreline Rentals to offer a large selection of watercraft rentals like pontoon boats, ski boats, jet skis, kayaks and paddleboards.

4. Sips in the Lake Chelan Wine Valley

Lake Chelan is one of the fastest growing wine regions in the state of Washington! That makes the Lake Chelan Wine Valley the place to be! Choose from several different wineries in Chelan that offer wine-tasting experiences and picturesque views. Step inside the tasting room at One Wines to experience a cozy atmosphere as you take a load off your feet and enjoy a view of the lake! Tsillan Cellars Winery produces estate wines sourced from some of Washington’s best growing regions at a venue featuring cascading waterfalls, expansive terrazzos, gardens and dramatic Italian architecture!

Your family is never going to run out of fun things to do in Chelan this summer. Make sure you have the perfect place to stay this vacation to Chelan! Explore our Washington vacation rentals and start planning your trip today!