Skip To Content

Nick McLean’s guide to Summer Vacation

Top 5 Summer Vacation musts in North Central Washington

  1. Hiking, Hiking and more Hiking
  • Saddle Rock
  • Peshastin Pinnacles State Park
  • Lake Marion/ @ Mission Ridge
  • Hidden Lake/ @ Lake Wenatchee
  • Parking varies — check websites

2. Lake Chelan

  • Water — Glorious water
  • Paddle Boarding
  • Boating
  • Hiking
  • Shopping
  • Come visit Heaven on Earth

3. Leavenworth

  • Bavarian Themed town set in the Cascade Mountains
  • Hiking
  • Swimming
  • Shopping

4. Rivers

  • Wenatchee River
  • Columbia River
  • Icicle River
  • There are many parks and fun family activities set along these beautiful bodies of water

5. Camping

  • The Chelan and Douglas County PUD have created many grass camping experiences (first come first serve)
  • State Parks like Confluence State park
  • County Parks like Wenatchee River County Park
  • City Parks like Entiat City Park

Bring the family to the Wenatchee Valley for water fun, camping, Hiking adventures, exploring our towns and rivers. There is a sunny location this summer for you and your family in North Central Washington.