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Best of Chelan Washington

If your visiting the Lake Chelan Valley and you want the full experience this page will guide you through best places to eat, drink, visit, and play!

Located in North Central Washington, Lake Chelan is a beautiful location that offers a variety of activities for visitors of all ages.

From shopping and restaurants downtown, to water sports and hiking, there is something for everyone in this community.

And because Lake Chelan is a four seasons destination, you can come any time of year and find something fun to do!

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Top Restaurants in Lake Chelan Washington

One of the best things about downtown Lake Chelan is the variety of culinary choices. With over 30 restaurants, you are sure to find something to your taste. And if you are looking for some nightlife entertainment, there are several bars and clubs to choose from. If shopping is more your style, downtown Lake Chelan has you covered with a variety of unique shops.

Top 5 Restaurants in Lake Chelan

  • Andante’s
    • 113 S Emerson St, Chelan, WA 98816
    • (509) 888-4855
  • The Bistro at Lake Chelan
  • Campbell’s Pub & Veranda
    • 104 W Woodin Ave, Chelan, WA 98816
    • (509) 682-4250

Points of Interest and Main Attractions in Lake Chelan Washington

For those who love being on the water, Lake Chelan is the perfect place to be! There are several marinas where you can rent boats or jet skis. And if you want to try your hand at wakeboarding or waterskiing, there are several companies that offer lessons.

  • Shoreline Watercraft & Boat Rental
    • 407 W Manson Hwy, Chelan, WA 98816
    • (509)682-1515
  • Twenty-Five Mile Creek State Park
    • 20530 S Lakeshore Rd, Chelan, WA 98816
      • *Requires Washington State Parking Pass

Hiking, Biking and Outdoor Fun in Lake Chelan Washington

Lake Chelan is the perfect place to get away from it all and enjoy the great outdoors. The area offers countless opportunities for hiking, biking, and water sports, as well as access to some of the best skiing in the state at Mission Ridge. And with four distinct seasons, you can enjoy all that nature has to offer year-round.

Hiking and Biking

If you love spending time outdoors, there are plenty of trails to explore by foot or by bike. And if you want to take your adventure to the next level, you can go rock climbing or zip lining at one of the nearby parks.

  • Lake Chelan State Park
    • 7544 S Lakeshore Rd, Chelan, WA 98816
      • *Need a State Parking Pass
  • Chelan River Walk Park
    • 117 E Wapato Ave, Chelan, WA 98816
    • (509) 661-4551
  • Don Morse Memorial Park
    • 485 W Manson Hwy, Chelan, WA 98816
      • *Paid Parking