With the winter season well underway, there’s never been a better time to getaway to Lake Chelan, one of the region’s most beloved waterfront destinations, as it is transformed into a romantic winter wonderland.
This season The Lake House at Chelan is offering a Cozy Couples Getaway package, a perfect match with the annual Red Wine & Chocolate celebration in February.
Spend the next day at the annual Red Wine & Chocolate celebration, when more than 15 boutique wineries in Lake Chelan Wine Valley will open their tasting room doors pairing gourmet chocolate desserts with elegant, artisan wines. Throughout the weekend various wineries will host special Winemaker Dinners offering a delicious way to celebrate the month of love.
To view a complete list of wineries, wine releases, tasting room hours and special event activities planned at each winery, please visit www.lakechelanwinevalley.com. Red Wine & Chocolate is offered Saturday, Feb.9 – Sunday, Feb. 10 and Saturday, Feb. 16 – Sunday, Feb. 17, 2013.
About Lake Chelan
The City of Chelan is a scenic resort community known for its extraordinary year-round recreation opportunities set in a world class outdoor environment.
A young, vibrant wine community is blossoming around Chelan, attracting visitors from across the Pacific Northwest. The Lake Chelan Valley is home to more than 200 acres of wine grapes and a dozen local wineries, offering premier wine tastings and weekly entertainment.
Chelan is home to a wide variety of golf courses. From an economical 9-hole to the top-ranked Bear Mountain Ranch Golf Course, you’ll find the perfect course to fit your schedule and skill level. To brush up on your strokes, check out one of the beautifully landscaped championship putting greens, just steps away from The Lake House.
Discover the secret the locals already know – Chelan is the Recreational Hang Gliding Capital of the World! Pilots come from all around the world to glide from Chelan Sky Park on top of the Butte. Some hang gliders have even flown all the way to Canada!
Music and Arts
Local theatre productions, art shows and live concerts with world-class entertainment can be enjoyed year-round.
Skiing and Snowmobiling
Featuring hundreds of miles of groomed trails and perfect snow, Chelan is a hotspot for winter vacationers. This area is known as the #1 location to snowmobile in the state of Washington, many winter vacationers enjoy cross-country skiing at Echo Ridge, downhill skiing at Echo Valley or at nearby Mission Ridge and snowshoeing.
Aside from swimming in the lake, families with children enjoy parks, fishing holes, public beaches with docks and moorage, Slidewaters water park, bowling lanes, arcade and the one-mile looped Riverwalk Park.