Leavenworth, WA is located in the center of the state about 2.5 hours from Seattle. The town is accessed by Highway 2 from Everett or I-90 from Seattle.
Nestled at the base of the Cascade Mountains, Leavenworth is surrounded by 7,000' mountains and beautiful alpine terrain. Unlike Seattle, this region is dry and sunny.
In the early 1970s, Leavenworth was renovated to resemble a Bavarian mountain village. Every building in town adheres to strict architectural codes - this town is authentically Bavarian!
True to its Bavarian theme, Leavenworth celebrates many European festivals including Maifest, Oktoberfest, Chriskindlmarkt, and an Autumn Leaf Festival.
This is a shopper's paradise, with more than 100 shops selling specialty merchandise imported from Europe as well as locally made crafts and artwork.
Leavenworth is a four-season wonderland. For those that like to be active, there are endless activities including skiing, hiking, rafting, fishing, and horseback riding.
Just outside of town is some of the best rafting in the Pacific Northwest. There are both whitewater rafting and more tranquil calm-water float trips.
At one of the local ranches surrounding Leavenworth you can enjoy sleighrides in the winter and hayrides in the summer. What a great way to see the mountains!
Leavenworth has accommodations and restaurants for all tastes and budgets. From large hotels to small pensions. A great place for a romantic getaway or a family vacation.
You will find Leavenworth a terrific destination anytime of year. The beautiful alpine setting with authentic Bavarian architecture makes this town an extraordinary destination.
For more information about this enchanting village, contact the Leavenworth Chamber of Commerce.
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