The city of Wenatchee is the largest city in all of North Central Washington. As such, it also has a great many things to do both in it and in the immediate area surrounding it. There are also a great many smaller communities that are within an hour or so drive of Wenatchee in various directions. Many of these towns are also fun places to visit. Here is a look at some of the small communities surrounding Wenatchee, Washington.
Manson – Manson is a small community right next to Chelan that features parks and condominiums right on Lake Chelan, as well as the popular Mill Bay Casino which offers live card games, video poker, and video slot machines.
Entiat – Entiat sits on highway 97A, just 15 minutes north of Wenatchee. It is a small community on the shores of the Columbia River and is the gateway to the recreational paradise of the Entiat Valley that stretches to the west.
Monitor – Monitor is a small town just a few miles west of Wenatchee. It is mainly agricultural and has a good amount of fruit packing warehouses in it.
Cashmere – Cashmere is a small city located about eight miles west of Wenatchee on Highway 2. Cashmere has a quaint downtown shopping area and is a great stop off the highway. It is also home to the Chelan County Fair which comes to town each August. The Wenatchee River flows right through town, and during the heat of summer it is very common to see rafters and kayakers out on the water.
Peshastin-Dryden – The neighboring communities of Peshastin and Dryden sit about 15 minutes west of Wenatchee in an area known as the Big Y, due to it being where two highways split off from each other to take two different routes across the Cascade Mountains. Peshastin and Dryden are two more of the largely agricultural communities in the Wenatchee area and are home to a number of orchards and fruit businesses.
Leavenworth – Leavenworth is about 20 minutes west of Wenatchee and is a Bavarian themed tourist and vacation community that features some of the best shopping available in the entire state of Washington. People come from miles around, even from all over the 카지노커뮤니티 world, to experience a long weekend in the city of Leavenworth. Unique gifts and foods are both plentiful in this incredibly fun little community.
Plain – The small town of Plain is located about 40 minutes from Wenatchee on a small rural country highway. Plain is located near a number of great outdoor recreational areas including Lake Wenatchee, Fish Lake, and the Chiwawa River Valley.
Lake Wenatchee – Though not an official town, the area around Lake Wenatchee has developed greatly in recent years. There are now year round homes situated in an area that was once dominated by vacation homes and cabins along the shore of beautiful Lake Wenatchee. Other attractions in the area include the Little Wenatchee River, Wenatchee River, Dirty Face Peak, the White River, Hidden Lake, and Lake Wenatchee State Park.
Coles Corner – Little more than just a quick stop on highway 2 for those going east to west over Stevens Pass, Coles Corner sits right at the turn off for those heading to Fish Lake or Lake Wenatchee. It has a gas station, motel, and a couple of unique and highly thought of restaurants that offer themselves up to be a great place to take a break from a cross state road trip.