Spring & Summer Activities
Leavenworth and Lake Wenatchee are beautiful locations in Washington to come for a great spring or summer getaway. The town of Leavenworth attracts locals and tourists alike for the wonderful shopping, great food, local vineyards and wide varieties of German beers. You and your partner can enjoy a wonderfully relaxing day experiencing the outdoor summer theater, walking through the many specialty shops in downtown Leavenworth and sampling the many different worldly cuisines.
If you are looking for a more outdoor approach Lake Wenatchee is home to hundreds of miles of bike trails, hikes, beautiful parks and outdoor gardens, with plenty of local cuisine as well. We would be happy to direct you towards our favorite trails! There’s a beautiful world of sights, sounds, and activities to enjoy when you enjoy Leavenworth, WA summer activities.
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Spring & Summer Activities
Things to See and Do in Leavenworth
Events & Arts
A wonderful celebration taking place in Leavenworth to welcome in the Spring with the Grand Parade, live entertainment, traditional German dancing, the Village of Flowers and Art in the Park.
Enjoy seeing some of the best films, plays, musical, dance, and more of the arts in North Central Washington. Icicle Creek has an event for all tastes and is a great way to spend your evening, or day, in town.
Enjoy Leavenworth’s Summer Theater outside at the Ski Hill Amphitheater in Leavenworth, the Leavenworth Outdoor Biergarten, or the Hatchery Park at the Leavenworth Fish Hatchery. Productions begin June 1st. Box office at 509-548-2000
Concerts feature beautiful music from Vienna, France, Spain, and America. Leavenworth’s ensemble, Kairos Quartet, performs.
509-548-4708 735 Front St, Leavenworth The only all-nutcracker museum in the US, nutcrackers from the 15th century to present times.
509-664-3340 127 S. Mission St. Wenatchee A cultural center and museum with programs and exhibits focusing on history, natural history, art and cultural heritage of the people of North Central Washington.
Leavenworth Renowned professional and amateur artisans exhibit in Leavenworth City Park 1st weekend in May through 2nd weekend of October
Pine River Ranch is a wonderful site for bird-watching! Each suite comes complete with bird watching guide books and binoculars for your to roam around our nature trail and spot over 30 different species of birds!
Fishing & Hunting
A variety of fishing is available. Fish Lake is very popular for trout fishing. Mule deer and elk hunting is also available. Check with the Department of Game for season information and details.
There is a great one-mile loop right out the back door of your suite here at Pine River Ranch and over 22 acres to explore, including riverfront access to Nason Creek. If you are looking for more vigorous hikes you can also visit our Walks, Hiking & Biking activity page.
Consists of 2.2 million acres and approximately 40 percent is designated as Wilderness in seven Wilderness Areas. There are over 2,500 miles of recreational trails… be sure to pack a lunch! We also have an easy nature trail throughout the property for a leisurely stroll to Nason Creek, or we can direct you to great trails that are just a short drive away.
Local rafting company. Wetsuits, booties, shuttle and a lunch is served riverside mid-trip on the Wenatchee River. 1-800-743-6269 “river jammin’ foam eatin’ fun”.
Equipment rental in Leavenworth. Some very popular rock faces. In the summer you can normally see rock climbers from the highway while driving between the Pine River Ranch and Leavenworth.
Lake Wenatchee State Park is located one mile from the Pine River Ranch and spans 489 acres with 12.623 feet of waterfront. Golf, horseback ride, hike, enjoy the beach or play in the beautiful (but cold) Lake Wenatchee. See the website for more information.
The Pine River Ranch is located amidst the Wenatchee National Forest. This site has current recreational information of the area. Hiking, biking and permit information.
Things to See and Do
509-548-7641 Icicle Road Leavenworth Exhibits that identify the fish and describe their environmental needs
509-662-5785 3327 Ohme Rd. Wenatchee Nationally acclaimed 9-acre alpine garden perched high on a rocky bluff above the Columbia River. Stone pathways, spectacular views, pools, waterfalls Apr. 15-Oct. 15 daily.
Highway 97-A, Wenatchee Interpretive museum, fish ladder, fish-viewing room, café & gift shop.
Wenatchee Apple samples. Interactive displays covering apple blossom pollination, orchard cultivation, and marketing. Unique gifts available. Open weekdays year round. Support our local fruit growers!
Golfing Near Leavenworth
1 mile north of us on Hwy 207. 18 hole course, marine driving range and putting green. 509-763-4025 for tee time
On Hwy. 2, across from the Enzian Hotel. Nicely landscaped. All equipment provided. $10.00 a round.
Just as you go into town on the right. $5.50 a round.
An 18 hole public course in Leavenworth with great views of the Wenatchee River. On Icicle Road. 509-548-7267
An 18 hole public golf course in East Wenatchee with outstanding views of the Columbia River. 509-884-4653
Washington’s top-rated 18 hole, 7500-yard golf course. 800-258-4173
Horseback Rides & Hay Rides
Ride a beautiful horse, led by a friendly guide, along the refreshing trails of the Eagle Creek area Wenatchee National Forest. Call ahead for reservations at 509-548-7798