How to Spend a Trip to Leavenworth with Kids (12 Family-Friendly Activities!)

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Leavenworth has lots of family-friendly activities. Whether it’s visiting a reindeer farm or playing on the banks of the river, you’re sure to have a memorable vacation. I grew up visiting Leavenworth regularly, so I can say from firsthand knowledge that it’s one of the best family-friendly destinations in Washington State. Now that I have … Read more

Our Guide to the Best Restaurants in Leavenworth

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The alpine town of Leavenworth, Washington, has it all: Access to year-round outdoor recreation activities, a thriving arts community, and a pretty awesome food scene. In this post, we share some of the best restaurants in Leavenworth! Thousands of people visit Leavenworth either as a basecamp for exploring the Cascade Mountains, or as a pit-stop … Read more

11 Beautiful Hikes Near Leavenworth (Easy, Intermediate, and Difficult)

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Leavenworth is one of our favorite destinations within Washington State! The enchanting town is located in the Cascade Mountains surrounded by mountain peaks, alpine lakes, and sparkling rivers. Leavenworth draws visitors for many different reasons: its Bavarian-village charm, its proximity to some of the state’s most famous hikes, or its many festivals. (See our post … Read more

38 Fun Things to Do In Leavenworth (Complete Guide!)

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When you first encounter the alpine town of Leavenworth, it really feels like you’ve left the United States and arrived in Germany. The entire town is architecturally designed to resemble a Bavarian village, and with the mountains and crisp river running alongside the city, you’ll feel like you’re on a mountain retreat. Leavenworth is a … Read more

How to Hike to Frozen Franklin Falls in the Winter (Step-By-Step Photo Guide)

Franklin Falls is one of  the Seattle area’s most popular hikes, especially when the falls are partially frozen over! When we went in February, it felt like we were transported to a true winter wonderland. We played in giant snow drifts, counted hundreds of icicles clustered around the falls, and made lifelong memories. It was … Read more