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Welcome to the Lakeside Lodge and Suites blog. This is where we frequently post any new deals and packages, upcoming events, or recent announcements. We will also be featuring stories on amazing things to see and do in the Chelan area. So stop back again soon or subscribe to our RSS feed to stay up-to-date on Lake Chelan Events!

Hiking Lake Chelan & the Stehekin Valley

Lake Chelan is in the heart of the Stehekin Valley, part of the North Cascades. While the greater Cascade Loop makes for an excellent (and long!) road trip, hiking is a great affordable weekend activity. Whether you’re flying solo or touring with children, here’s how to do it.

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The Best Activities for Kids at Winterfest in Lake Chelan

While Winterfest is truly an event for all ages, it’s extra special for the kids. There are daily kids activities and shows already planned, and most of the schedule is already family-friendly!

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Visit Chelan Year-Round to Experience All Our Favorite Outdoor Activities

While we do see the most visitors in May and June — and the rest of the summer — there are some Lake Chelan activities you can enjoy year-round. Visit Chelan for the state parks (and the regular parks), the outdoor activities, and of course our lake.

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The Best Free & Affordable Winter Activities at Lake Chelan

Have you planned your winter family trip yet? We have some ideas for free and affordable activities at Chelan!

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Where to Warm up When Visiting Lake Chelan - Our Favorite Places for Coffee, Tea, and More!

Rain or shine, in summer or snow, Lake Chelan is a great destination. Now where does one get a good cup of coffee around here?

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We're Already Dreaming About Lake Chelan Winterfest 2018 (And You Should Be Too!)

We agree: this is our favorite event every winter. Scheduled January 12-21 of 2018, Lake Chelan Winterfest is sure to be a great time. Tickets go on sale November 1st.

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Lakeside: A Fun, Affordable Getaway Weekend for Everyone

Didn’t get the most out of your summer vacation? Looking for a fun way to spend Thanksgiving or Christmas? It’s time to visit Lake Chelan WA! (more…)

What's in Season? This Fall, Eat Local Washington Produce

While we’re all sad that peak cherry season is just about over, there are plenty of fruits and vegetables to look forward to come fall. Chelan WA produce — and other local goods, from all of Washington state — is available at the likes of Bear Foods Natural Market, the Chelan Farmers Market on Thursday evenings, and, of course, even Safeway. (Up until October, you can also visit the Sunshine Farm Market!) Here’s what to look for.  (more…)

Here's Why You Need to Visit Lake Chelan in Every Season

Did October hit you too soon? Winter blues setting in prematurely? Don’t worry. You have Lakeside to look forward to, whatever the season. There just isn’t a bad time of year at Lakeside. Here we’ve got the proof for you that fall and winter are just as great to visit Lake Chelan as spring and summer. (more…)

At Lakeside Lodge and Suites, we offer a wonderful array of free onsite amenities to make your vacation even more enjoyable.

The Lake Chelan area is home to 20 wineries and vineyards, 4 golf courses, unique local shops, and much more.

The Chelan area has activities for everyone, whether you’re seeking outdoor thrills, seasonal adventures, or local experiences.

Discover a relaxing destination for your next group event. We cater to small to medium sized meetings, reunions, and wedding parties.

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