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Best of January in Chelan.

The Lookout at Lake Chelan rentals are the getaway you’ve been looking for. With the holiday hubbub behind us and a new year ahead, some would say it’s time to get serious. But in Chelan, we’re still feeling festive. It’s hard not to when we have a snowy winter wonderland, … Continue reading
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Winter Itinerary – Family Fun Day in Chelan

One of the best things about a vacation is quality time together as a family—that is, if you all agree on an activity! Thankfully in Chelan, there are so many things to do—that you’ll find something for everyone, even in the winter. Check out our ideas for how to spend … Continue reading
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Are you ready for Chelan Winterfest 2020?

Even when the holidays are over, the seasonal festivities continue in Chelan with our annual Winterfest celebration, January 17th – 26th. Experience the beauty of winter at the lake and small-town traditions you’ll only find here. For 30 years, this has been the best winter celebration in the state. Check … Continue reading
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Winter Itinerary – Ultimate Snow Day in Chelan

When it snows in the Chelan area, it’s more than just a beautiful sight to see. It’s an opportunity to experience some of the best winter recreation in the state!  Start your day by fueling up: get coffee and a hearty 7-layer bar or egg sandwich at The Vogue downtown. … Continue reading
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Snow-Filled Fun at Echo Valley and Echo Ridge

Imagine a day of skiing fresh snow, run after run under a blue sky. Imagine there are no lines, a full day pass costs $30, and the apres-ski diner serves homemade cinnamon rolls…No, we haven’t gone back in time. We’ve just gone east of the mountains. One of Central Washington’s … Continue reading
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Winter Itinerary – Backcountry Adventure

Cross-Country Skiing or Snowshoeing You don’t have to travel far to find great skiing, snowshoeing or snowmobiling in Chelan.  Only 20 minutes from The Lookout, Echo Ridge boasts over 25 miles of groomed and backcountry trails offering stunning views of the Stuart Range and valley below. The Warming Hut is open to all … Continue reading
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Lake Chelan Rental Homes: Stay Cozy When It Rains

Even with the highest number of sunny days in the state—a whopping average of 300 per year—there are inevitably some cloudy days in Chelan. If you’re visiting during the fall or winter, these days might even happen during your Chelan vacation (gasp!). But don’t worry! When the clouds and rain … Continue reading
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Pet-Friendly Lake Chelan: Vacation Rentals and More

Chelan is known as a great family vacation destination, and that means pets, too! After all, these furry family members love being included in, well, everything. From wine-tasting to hiking to boating to dining out, here’s a guide to a dog’s day out in Chelan. Dogs at The Lookout: We’re … Continue reading
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Thanksgiving at The Lookout at Lake Chelan

The things you need to host a Thanksgiving dinner:  a good attitude and a bottle of wine. The things you really need: a roomy kitchen, a table for gathering, spaces for playing and watching games…and several bottles of wine! Keeping up with your holiday traditions away from home may seem … Continue reading
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