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Preparing for a Lake Chelan getaway? Here are some helpful tips.

Lake Chelan Lakeside

Looking forward to a relaxing vacation in Lake Chelan? We’ve got you covered! In case you’re new to the area, here are some tips that can make your experience more enjoyable.

Getting Around Lake Chelan

There’s a lot of ground to cover in the Lake Chelan Valley, especially if you plan on experiencing the full range of activities it offers. Whether you want to go shopping and dining in downtown Chelan or visiting the top wineries in the area, it helps to plan how you’ll get from point to point.

There are services like Uber, but keep in mind that it typically has limited reach, and the waiting times can often be too long. If you want to check out the sights in downtown Chelan or Manson, it’ll be easier to find a place to park and then enjoy the rest of your day walking around the area, as everything is within walking distance.

For wine tasting, you can book a wine tasting tour, or at least assign a designated driver for your trip so you won’t need to worry about transportation.

Stocking Up

If you’re staying in Lake Chelan for the weekend, stocking up on drinks, snacks, and other essentials beforehand will help you avoid the long weekend lines, especially during the summer when markets and grocery stores tend to fill up quickly. Manson Bay Market or The Meat Shop are great options for shopping.

Plan ahead by creating a list of items and getting everything you need as soon as you get to town will give you more time to enjoy your trip to Lake Chelan.

Accessing the Lake

You can find many public parks located along Lake Chelan’s northern and southern shores where you can quickly find a spot, spread out your beach towel, and soak in the gorgeous views or go for a refreshing dip.

Popular parks that feature beach access in the area include:

And if you’d like to spend your entire trip by the lake, you can book accommodations that include beach access. Check out top-rated lakeside resorts like Darnell’s Lake Resort, Wapato Point Resort, and The Lookout.

Be sure to explore Manson

Although the city of Chelan has everything you need for a laid-back vacation, the community of Manson has its own distinct charm as well as its share of terrific dining venues and tasting room options.

If it fits your schedule, spend at least an entire day checking out the attractions and destinations in and around Manson. Sink your teeth into a delicious slice at Troy’s Pizza, enjoy a picnic on the scenic grounds of WineGirl Wines, and then cap your day off by indulging in delicious cuisine and more excellent wines at Wapato Point Cellars – Manson’s excellent venues and destinations are guaranteed to satisfy!

Lake Chelan’s gorgeous scenery, terrific weather, and array of attractions destinations are why countless tourists are drawn to the area year after year, and most of them become full-time residents!

If you want to find the best Lake Chelan homes for sale and Manson homes for sale, get in touch with Coldwell Banker Lake Chelan today. Message the team here or contact them at 509.682.7777 or info(at)CBChelan(dotted)com to get started.