Wine Tasting overlooking Lake Chelan
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Side Trip: Manson Scenic Loop

Travel seven scenic miles uplake on Hwy 150 from Chelan to reach Manson. Follow the Wine Trail signs through orchards and vineyards and visit over 20 wineries and tasting rooms--each with its own unique personality and flavor. Shop and dine in the village of Manson or spend a leisurely afternoon at the community center, a waterfront park at Manson Bay with picnic facilities, a swim area and boat moorage. The Manson Apple Blossom Festival, held in May, is popular with locals and guests alike. Meander along Manson's Scenic Loop for great views of Wapato, Dry, and Roses lakes. With 300 days of sunshine a year and four distinctly beautiful seasons, Manson delivers fun year-round. moretomanson.com

Take a Look at Manson

Aerial shot of Manson, Photo by Erin Nash

Boat History on Lake Chelan
For over 100 years boats have been transporting goods and passengers to points along Lake Chelan where there are no roads. The original "Lady of the Lake" was built at Lakeside (across the lake from Campbell's) when the lake was too shallow to dock at Chelan. For a fascinating step back in time, take the trip on one of the Lady of the Lake boats still providing service to Stehekin. And to learn a bit more about the history, keep reading! Read More >>>>
Chelan County Fair-From Pioneer Days to Modern Ways
The 2019 theme of the Chelan County Fair is “From Pioneer Days to Modern Ways” and features some great new entertainment and vendors. The fair begins on Thursday, September 5th and runs through Sunday, September 8th. Admission is $10 for adults, $8 for seniors and students, and a Family Pass is $30 for 2 adults and 3 children. Read More >>>>
Identifying Raptors on the Cascade Loop
It’s a bird .. it’s a plane … what exactly is that in the sky? As you travel around the Cascade Loop you will likely see a variety of wildlife, including some very large birds that live in our region. This article will help you to accurately identify some of the most common of our raptors: osprey, bald and golden eagles, red-tail hawks and turkey vultures. The time of year you travel will affect your chances of seeing some of these incredible birds. Read More >>>>
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