Rest and Recharge in Lakeside’s Own Backyard

So you’re looking for a reboot. You’re visiting Lake Chelan to abstain from weekly chaos. You want to turn off technology and satiate your appetite for tranquility. You’ve come to the right place; at Lakeside Lodge & Suites, we have the calm you deserve with the comfort and convenience of on-site amenities. It’s all in our own backyard. Continue reading “Rest and Recharge in Lakeside’s Own Backyard”

Here’s the Catch: Fishing in Lake Chelan

The rooms are homey, the people are convivial, and the lake is sublime. What’s the catch? Well, as it turns out, there are quite a few when you go fishing in Lake Chelan! It’s a lake that stretches nearly 50 miles and it sits adjacent to our lodge. But while we know the ins and outs of the clear blue waters, you’ll want to check the Department of Fish and Wildlife pamphlet for license requirements as well as size and catch limits. Continue reading “Here’s the Catch: Fishing in Lake Chelan”

The Lake Chelan Rodeo Is This Weekend

It’s the ropes and the reins, and the joy and the pain, and they call the thing rodeo Well, that’s how Garth Brooks described it. But at Lake Chelan, the rodeo isn’t so much brute and brawn as it is good old family fun. Not to say those characteristics don’t exist, it’s just not the focus of this friendly competition. Y’all will want to come see the Lake Chelan Rodeo; go on, book your room! Continue reading “The Lake Chelan Rodeo Is This Weekend”

Our Top 3 Lake Chelan Restaurants for Summer

In the wintertime, heaven is a bowl of hot soup — maybe a hearty potato-heavy meal, a huge bowl of rich pasta eaten by the steaming forkful, or even a perfect-in-its-simplicity grilled cheese sandwich. Summer is an entirely different dining ballgame. Some restaurants just cater to the visitor who’s on vacation at the lake and been active all day. So we rounded up our top picks for Lake Chelan restaurants that have those “summery” dishes you’re hoping for. (And that’s not necessarily codeword for “salad,” either.) Continue reading “Our Top 3 Lake Chelan Restaurants for Summer”

An Introduction to the Lake Chelan American Viticultural Area (AVA)

Although we have produced wine in the Lake Chelan region for more than one hundred years, the Lake Chelan AVA is still relatively new. “AVA” stands for “American Viticultural Area” and is a federally designated region of wine production. This label marks Lake Chelan as one of 238 recognized AVAs, which are approved and regulated for their own unique soils and products. Continue reading “An Introduction to the Lake Chelan American Viticultural Area (AVA)”