Chelan, WA

Travel Guide
Lake Chelan showing a sunset, boating and tranquil scenes

See where thousands travel for lakeside living, golden mountains and breathtaking views, all in a relaxed atmosphere. 

One of the gems of the Pacific Northwest, Chelan is a fantastic lake resort town. Relax on the shoreline or enjoy a quiet stroll in this beautiful setting. The golden and green coloration of the rolling hills forms an inspiring contrast. See why many people return here every year for a period of reflection and peaceful living.

By far the biggest attraction in Chelan is Lake Chelan. With 6,000 feet (1,800 meters) of shoreline, this lake is fantastic for boating and water sports. Rent a boat and join the fun. Speed through turns on a Jet Ski or let someone else drive while you glide behind on a wakeboard or water skis.

Whatever your summertime hobby, Chelan is a great place to enjoy it. Spend time alone with your thoughts or play a morning round of golf at the Lake Chelan Municipal Golf Center. Meditate as you slowly float down the lazy river at Slidewaters Water Park.

Venture into downtown Chelan for boutique shopping and on Thursday nights, the Evening Farmers Market. Find upscale food selections throughout town, including wine and chocolate tastings. The Lake Chelan Valley has a handful of wine producers that cultivate wines showcasing the unique soil and climate of the Pacific Northwest region.

Drive 179 miles (288 kilometers) east from Seattle or 150 miles (240 kilometers) west from Spokane to reach Chelan. Bus and train service is also available to Wenatchee, 39 miles (62 kilometers) away. You will need a car to get into Chelan, but once in town you will be able to walk between most attractions other than the vineyards.

Riverwalk Inn
Riverwalk Inn
2.5 out of 5
204 E Wapato Ave, Chelan, WA
The price is $69 per night from Nov 8 to Nov 8
Situated in Chelan, this inn is within 1 mi (2 km) of Lake Chelan and Slidewaters at Lake Chelan. Chelan Municipal Golf Course is 1.8 mi (2.9 km) away.
4.3/5 Excellent! (302 reviews)
"Centrally located. The mattress was too soft for out tastes but otherwise all was good."

Reviewed on Sep 14, 2021

Riverwalk Inn
Apple Inn Motel
Apple Inn Motel
2 out of 5
1002 EAST WOODIN AVENUE, Chelan, WA
The price is $83 per night from Oct 31 to Oct 31
Situated in Chelan, this motel is within 3 mi (5 km) of Lake Chelan, Slidewaters at Lake Chelan, and Chelan Municipal Golf Course. Columbia River and Beebe Bridge ...
4.1/5 Very Good! (332 reviews)
"Easy check in, Good place to stay for the price!"

Reviewed on Oct 18, 2021

Apple Inn Motel
Lakeside Lodge And Suites
Lakeside Lodge And Suites
2.5 out of 5
2312 W Woodin Ave, Chelan, WA
The price is $150 per night from Oct 25 to Oct 25
Situated on a lake, this resort is within 1 mi (2 km) of Lake Chelan and Slidewaters at Lake Chelan. Nefarious Cellars is 2.1 mi (3.4 km) away.
4.5/5 Wonderful! (543 reviews)
"Overall, this was a solid 4.5 stay for us. We arrived late in the evening for a 1-night visit and so we didn't experience all the amenities of this property. Our room was very clean and well-equipped, though, and we appreciated that the staff was wearing masks. Location on the lake was good too, ..."

Reviewed on Oct 24, 2021

Lakeside Lodge And Suites
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.
Lake Chelan Vacation Rental with private pool and hot tub, sleeps up to 6 adults
Lake Chelan Vacation Rental with private pool and hot tub, sleeps up to 6 adults
Chelan, WA
Situated in Chelan, this vacation home is 2.2 mi (3.6 km) from Lake Chelan and within 6 mi (10 km) of Cascade Range and Chelan Municipal Golf Course. Benson ...
4.8/5 Exceptional! (47 reviews)
Beautiful views!
"Very clean property. Pool was closed so we did not get to experience that, however the hot tub was great. Beds were a bit small but overall would visit it again!"

Reviewed on Oct 21, 2021

Lake Chelan Vacation Rental with private pool and hot tub, sleeps up to 6 adults
Luxury suite w/ balcony, mountain & lake views, free WiFi, & shared pool/hot tub
Luxury suite w/ balcony, mountain & lake views, free WiFi, & shared pool/hot tub
Chelan, WA
Situated on the waterfront, this condo building is within 1 mi (2 km) of Lake Chelan and Slidewaters at Lake Chelan. Nefarious Cellars is 2.1 mi (3.5 km) ...
4/5 Very Good! (5 reviews)
Great location
"Great place to stay. Awesome location and unit had everything we needed. Only complaint would be overall cleanliness of unit as floor was covered in hairballs and dirty enough to make your feet or socks filthy. Unit just needs a good cleaning of the floors. Anyway other than that it was a great place ..."

Reviewed on Aug 2, 2021

Luxury suite w/ balcony, mountain & lake views, free WiFi, & shared pool/hot tub
Sunny resort condo w / 5 shared pools & hot tub, quick lake access!
Sunny resort condo w / 5 shared pools & hot tub, quick lake access!
Chelan, WA
Situated on a lake, this condo building is 0.1 mi (0.1 km) from Lake Chelan and 2 mi (3.1 km) from Chelan Municipal Golf Course. Benson Vineyards Estate Winery ...
4.6/5 Wonderful! (7 reviews)
Great stay
"Everything was great. Clean. Well stocked. Comfortable. Great location."

Reviewed on Apr 28, 2020

Sunny resort condo w / 5 shared pools & hot tub, quick lake access!
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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