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July 31, 2020 Game On! A Guide to Sports at The Lookout 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...
June 10, 2020 A Guide to Lookout Parks 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...
April 22, 2020 Four Outdoor Activity Ideas for Kids 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...
February 22, 2020 Spring at Lake Chelan It’s almost here! More daylight, warmer weather, trees and flowers blooming…(and one season closer to the best season of all). If you’re ready to say goodbye to winter and make a trip to the lake, here are a few ways...
December 15, 2019 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...
December 9, 2019 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...
November 17, 2019 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...
September 8, 2019 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...
April 23, 2019 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...
March 7, 2018 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...