From Manson, Seattle is 100 miles (161 kilometers) to the west, and Tacoma is 120 miles (193 kilometers) to the west.
Staying in only one place, no matter how popular, can only ever give you a glimpse into the broader qualities of a region. So be sure to set aside enough time to visit Central Washington's other attractions. Cashmere, 30 miles (48 kilometers) to the northeast, and Leavenworth, 30 miles (48 kilometers) to the northeast of Manson are good spots to check out if you have the time.
Leavenworth is about 30 miles (48 kilometers) from Manson. This regional center offers a number of interesting tourist attractions, including Berghof Keller Winery, Leavenworth Nutcracker Museum and Icicle Ridge Winery. Upper Valley Museum, Leavenworth Summer Theater and Leavenworth Golf Club are a number of other attractions worth checking out for those who would like to spend a while longer there.
If you think the ideal break is working up a sweat in unique natural environments, then check out one of the many rock climbing and hiking trips the area around Manson has to offer.
Even the best vacation can't last forever, so when it's time go home, you'll find the nearest major airport in Wenatchee, 35 miles (56 kilometers) to the south.