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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

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Aerial shot of Manson, Photo by Erin Nash

Top 5 Places to Camp Along the Cascade Loop
5/15/2022
Do you enjoy the great outdoors, sleeping under the stars, and huddling around a campfire at night with your loved ones while roasting marshmallows over a hot flame? If you said yes to any of those questions, then it sounds like you’re ready for an adventure! It’s that time of year again when North Central Washington is greeted with beautiful weather and perfect conditions for an amazing camping trip. We’ve compiled a top 5 list of some of the best places along the Cascade Loop to lay your tent and sleeping bag. Read More >>>>
The Night The Mountain Fell
12/02/2020
On December 14, 1872, at almost 10pm, folks across the region were awakened by a massive earthquake. Contemporary accounts describe the earth rolling from North to South, no jolting bumps, just the feeling like walking on the deck of a ship in rough seas. Read More >>>>
Salmon Viewing Locations on the Loop
10/01/2020
Fall marks the season when Salmon can be seen in the waterways along the Cascade Loop. Check this list for some of our favorites! Read More >>>>
Watchable Wildlife - Blue Heron
9/29/2020
As you are driving along the waterways of the Cascade Loop, be on the lookout for the majestic Great Blue Heron. They are regularly spotted wading in shallow water, patiently watching for small fish or frogs, their most common meals. Read More >>>>
Top 10 Fall Color Corridors on the Cascade Loop
9/16/2020
The thing that folks love most about the Cascade Loop is its diversity of views throughout the byway, and fall colors are no exception. The colors are wild and vibrant and showcase a range of colors and textures as you explore the route. Travel counter-clockwise for the best views and know that as always, Mother Nature sets the schedule for when and how the colors change. Typically however, travelers can expect peak colors from the last week of September through mid-October. Special note: due to COVID-19 most Autumn public events… Read More >>>>
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