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An Afternoon in Manson: Eat, Drink, Play!

Did you know that the charming small town of Manson is just 15 minutes from The Lookout? An easy and scenic drive right along the lake will take you to the quaint downtown waterfront, with just enough to explore for a fun afternoon. Here are our recommendations for what to … Continue reading
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Best of September in Chelan

It’s easy to lament the end of summer, but we’ll let you in on a little secret to make you feel better: September at Lake Chelan. Summer doesn’t give up easily here, stretching long past Labor Day with perfect weather for all of Chelan’s activities. Read on for our take on … Continue reading
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5 Best Wineries in Chelan

In just two decades, the Chelan Valley has made a mark on the map of wine country. A combination of rich land and unique climate helps grapes thrive along the banks of Lake Chelan, now home to more than 30 wineries. Picking favorites is a hard task, but between our … Continue reading
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Lake Chelan Beaches: A Hidden Gem

It’s no secret that Lake Chelan gives us some of the best boating, fishing, and swimming opportunities in the state. You can also add beachcombing to that list of lake activities! And it truly is a hidden gem—the beaches are hidden by water for most of the year! As the … Continue reading
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Winter Itinerary – Girls’ Day Out

Craving a weekend getaway with your best girlfriends? You don’t have to wait for summer (though we have an itinerary for that, too!) Winter in Chelan can be cozy, delicious, adventurous, or relaxing—or all of the above! Follow our itinerary for a day exploring with your BFFs (and check out our other … Continue reading
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Three Must-Visit Restaurants in Chelan Washington

One of the many reasons to visit, or even move to Chelan Washington is the exciting, ever-growing restaurant scene. With so many enticing options it can be hard to decide where to go! Here at The Lookout, you can trust that we have the expertise on which restaurants should be at … Continue reading
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Best of Wine Tasting

Home to over 30 wineries, the Lake Chelan Valley is one of the fastest emerging wine regions in Washington State. It was designated as an official American Viticulture Area (AVA) in 2009.  Whether you are an experienced wine connoisseur or just learning about wine, you’re sure to have a fabulous … Continue reading
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Catch Your Dinner: Fishing Lake Chelan

As we have more and more spring-like days in February and March, we can’t help but get excited to start some of our favorite seasonal traditions early-like fishing in Lake Chelan. While fishing is open year-round on the lake, the best days are warm and sunny, trolling the length of … Continue reading
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Running, Biking, and Swimming Events at Lake Chelan

There’s no better place to combine fitness and competition than sunny, picturesque Chelan. The valley is home to year-round races, from established traditions to new fun races popping up every season, with events for all ages and abilities. What they all have in common is the incredible natural beauty surrounding … Continue reading
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Go Back in Time to Stehekin

Pristine glacier fed water. Surrounding peaks over 9,000 feet tall. Towering alpine trees. No roads in or out. A remote paradise. It’s not a magical land in a fairytale; this is Stehekin, one of Lake Chelan’s real life treasures. Situated at the headwaters of the lake on the north end, … Continue reading
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