Leavenworth Washington

Leavenworth is a Bavarian-styled village in the Cascade Mountains, in central Washington State. Alpine-style buildings with restaurants serving German beer and food line Front Street. The Nutcracker Museum displays thousands of nutcrackers, some dating back centuries. On the Wenatchee River, Waterfront Park is a habitat for ospreys and eagles. The village is a gateway to nearby ski areas and wineries.

When to visit

A popular time to visit Leavenworth is at the height of the warm, dry summer (Jul–Aug). Winters (Dec–Feb) tend to be cold and snowy. Annual events include Maifest (May), with traditional German dancing and music. Leavenworth Summer Theater stages open-air performances (Jul–Sep). The village is busy during Oktoberfest (Sep/Oct), which features food and drink, live music and keg-tapping ceremonies. Strolling carolers, sledding and a glühwein tent draw revelers to the Christmas Lighting Festival (Dec).

Elevation: 1,171′
Population: 1,994 (2016)
Area code: 509
Area: 1.25 mi² (1.23 mi² Land / 13 acres Water)

November 2017

Why Leavenworth Washington is Magical during the Christmas Season!

Leavenworth, Washington is a magical place in the wintertime, particularly during the Christmas season. The harvest happens in early November, and the town is still bustling from the bounty of that. There’s plenty of wine and spirits to go around the town to spread some holiday cheer. Beginning Thanksgiving weekend the town lights up in [...]

October 2017

Why You Need To Check Out The Restaurants In Leavenworth

The restaurants in Leavenworth Washington just aren’t any old place to eat. These restaurants are unique with unique cuisine. Many of the establishments in the area offer a variety of culturally diverse menus. Below, you’ll find some of the places that you and your taste buds can explore when you come and stay in Leavenworth, [...]

How To Prepare For The Climate In Leavenworth Washington

Especially if you’re coming from out of state, you may not know what to expect from the weather forecast here in Leavenworth, Washington. Weather is always an important factor on a trip. It helps you to know what kind of clothes to pack and what accessories you’ll need. Should you bring an umbrella along? Do [...]

Things To Do In Leavenworth

THINGS TO DO IN LEAVENWORTH WA Leavenworth, Washington is a place full of fun and adventure. When you’re looking to get away from it all, whether you're a local or visiting from afar Leavenworth has some fun for you. We offer a variety of lodging options as well as an excellent breakfast menu. The best [...]