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Leavenworth, Washington

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From Seattle/Kirkland/Bellevue: Exclusive Leavenworth Tour

From Seattle/Kirkland/Bellevue: Exclusive Leavenworth Tour

Leavenworth is the most famous German town in the northwest of the United States. Climb Stevens Pass, through the Cascade Mountains. alongside the Skykomish River. On arrival in the Bavarian town (Leavenworth), you’ll have two hours for lunch (own expense) with free time to explore. The German town - Leavenworth has more than 90 shops, each with a unique style including wine shops and art galleries. There are also many restaurants operating German-style cuisines, such as the German village of Schweinshaxe, German sausage, and Munich beer, which has won the tourists' favor. Depending on the season and the weather we will take you to one of the scenic roads heading to Seattle.

Seattle/Tukwila: Snoqualmie Falls and Leavenworth Day Trip

Seattle/Tukwila: Snoqualmie Falls and Leavenworth Day Trip

Be picked up at one of two centrally-located meeting points in Seattle or at a location in Tukwila not far from the SeaTac Airport. Relax in a comfortable vehicle as you take in lush forest and mountain views on the way to Snoqualmie Falls. Have time to go for a stroll with a 45-minute stop Snoqualmie Falls which was made famous as a filming location for the hit show "Twin Peaks." Capture pictures with the roaring waters or pickup some unique at the Snoqualmie Falls Gift Shop and Visitor Center. Hop back in the van for more breathtaking mountain views on your way the German-style village of Leavenworth. Have 180 minutes to explore this area where you can see maple leaves turn in the fall, icing-like snow and holiday decorations in the winter, and brilliant green foliage in the spring and summer. Enjoy shopping for European souvenirs, purchase up a tasty pretzel or a hearty schnitzel, or buy a mug of some authentic German beer. Return to your meeting point with unforgettable memories of these amazing destinations.

Leavenworth: Scenic Self-Driven Audio Tour

Leavenworth: Scenic Self-Driven Audio Tour

Take in the Leavenworth Ski Hill, Wenatchee River, the Leavenworth National Fish Hatchery and several majestic mountain ranges on this affordable and self-paced driving tour through Icicle Valley • See some of the most beautiful landscapes in Washington and learn about local industries • Hear from producers Icicle Tours, a local tour company who are passionate about sharing their beautiful city with others • Do it all in 45 minutes or linger at stops along the way with complete control over when you start and finish • Get unlimited use before your booking date and after it • Use the virtual tour option at home Once you’ve booked, you’ll receive a ticket with instructions and a unique code listed under “Before You Go”. Then simply install the VoiceMap app and enter your code. The app displays directions to the starting point, and when you’re in the right place, tap start. VoiceMap has automatic GPS playback, with turn-by-turn directions. It also works offline.

Leavenworth: German-Themed Self-Guided Audio Walking Tour

Leavenworth: German-Themed Self-Guided Audio Walking Tour

Devour the best soft pretzels and beer Downtown Leavenworth has to offer on a walking tour for foodies and pub crawlers alike. In just 45 minutes, you’ll visit some of the city’s most iconic Bavarian establishments, from Rhein Haus Leavenworth and Gustav’s, to München Haus and Leavenworth Cider House. Starting in Front Street Park, you’ll be expertly directed to each location where I‘ll invite you to linger longer and tuck into tasty Bavarian fare. Along the way, you’ll hear historical facts, interesting anecdotes and, of course, the inside scoop from a local, to help you decide where to satisfy your pretzel cravings. On this tour, you can look forward to: • Finding out why Leavenworth was transformed from a typical town into a Bavarian village, complete with a Nutcracker Museum • Hearing which restaurant burnt to the ground and was then rebuilt in its former glory • Discovering what a traditional Danish bakery is doing in a Bavarian village • Taking in Leavenworth’s very own European-style beer hall, Stein One part pub crawl and one part food tour, not everyone can handle the pressure of comparing so many pretzels and beers. Some would even say it's a thankless job, but we know you’re up for the challenge! We recommend choosing a few stops during the tour to share a pretzel and try some local brews. Another option is to take a few notes so that when the tour ends at Icicle Brewing Company, you know where you’d like to return for some delicious German treats.

Leavenworth Scavenger Hunts

Leavenworth Scavenger Hunts

Gather your friends, family, colleagues, and kids, we’ve got an adventure in store for you. Feeling competitive? Divide into multiple teams and race against the clock to be crowned the winner. Or unite as one team to beat our leaderboard - the choice is yours! Select a game in your chosen city and we’ll add up to three personalized challenges as per your request. All you need is a charged smartphone with a camera, GPS, and internet access. Mind-boggling missions and creative clues will guide you through the city, taking you on a tour of hidden gems and bucket list locations. Online scavenger hunts are the ultimate team builder. Show off your artistic, communication and problem-solving skills with unlimited opportunities to break the ice. Your host will cheer you on as you go, awarding plenty of points before the highest scorers win.

Leavenworth: Mountain Views Guided E-bike Tour

Leavenworth: Mountain Views Guided E-bike Tour

See Leavenworth and the surrounding area on a guided e-bike tour. Travel from the seat of a pedal-assisted electric bicycle to see the mountain views, blooming orchards, and rushing rivers. Treat yourself to a comfortable and educational experience from our guides as you learn about Leavenworth. Enjoy a stunning ride around Leavenworth as you experience some of the best views in the cascades. Take in highlights of this tour, including the historic Leavenworth Ski Hill, the incredible Icicle Creek canyon, and a ride through downtown Leavenworth. Travel 16 miles in just over two hours to experience a scenic and educational tour. Stop along the way with plenty of opportunities to capture the moment with your camera. Try riding a Galaxy ST by EVELO Bicycles: The Galaxy ST is the perfect blend of comfort and fashion. Board your e-bike easily with its step-through frame design, take in its contemporary trim, and take off the stress of pedaling with its 350-watt mid-drive motor.

From Seattle: Leavenworth Full Day Tour

From Seattle: Leavenworth Full Day Tour

On this full-day excursion, experience the charm of Bavaria in the Cascades. The modest, exquisitely constructed village of Leavenworth is built in an old-world Alpine/Bavarian style. If you envision a small town, somewhere in Germany, nestled in a narrow valley and surrounded by snow-covered mountains, Leavenworth could be that very place. Enjoy the beauty of Stevens Pass, Sleigh rides and wine tasting. Our picturesque village offers a taste of Bavaria with delightful specialty shops, eclectic dining, spas and welcoming accommodations. Welcome to our slice of Northwest hospitality and Bavarian charm!

From Seattle: Day Trip Through The Cascades to Leavenworth

From Seattle: Day Trip Through The Cascades to Leavenworth

Go on a journey to the east side of the Cascade Mountains from Seattle, and take advantage of the rainshadow effect to keep you drier (or snowier!). See Leavenworth and explore the holiday shops and decor before heading back to Seattle. First, travel to the Snoqualmie Pass where you will stop to enjoy some warm drinks and a picturesque hike or snowshoe walk along a level forested trail to stretch the legs and enjoy the views. The trail for the day will be determined by the guide based upon snow level and conditions. Never snowshoed before? Your guide will provide an introductory lesson and helpful tips to get you started on the right foot. Next, tuck back into your tour vehicle en route to the Bavarian town of Leavenworth, tucked among the Cascade Mountains and blanketed in the winter spirit. Once you arrive, take in the hundreds of thousands of holiday lights strung about, eternal Christmas stores, and snow frosted trees. Enjoy a couple hours to wander the town at your leisure. Be sure to pack your wallet, and indulge in a local lunch while you explore. You can also opt to wander around Blackbird Island and through the festive streets of downtown. Finally, meet back up with your guide at the designated time and begin the journey back across the beautiful Cascades and into Seattle, just in time to find dinner on your own.

Leavenworth: Beaches & Bites Self-Guided Audio Walking Tour

Leavenworth: Beaches & Bites Self-Guided Audio Walking Tour

Experience Leavenworth from a local’s perspective on a walking tour around this small Bavarian-style city, which feels more like a village. As you meander between the Alpine-style buildings, you’re encouraged to linger and enjoy some of our favorite family spots before continuing on this circular route. The tour starts downtown, right in the heart of our little village at its beautiful gazebo. From there, you’ll make your way to Barn Beach for a stroll through Waterfront Park alongside the Wenatchee River, before returning to Front Street and the gazebo. • Visit five local hangouts on this family-friendly walk including A Book for all Seasons and Whistlepunk Ice Cream which has the best ice cream in the area • Hear from producers Calen & Ellise Williams, who own and operate local touring company, Leavenworth Radtours • Do it all in 35 minutes or linger at stops along the way with complete control over when you start and finish • Get unlimited use before and after your booking date • Use the virtual tour option at home Along the way, there are a couple of surprises including the perfect swimming hole, shady promenades, and multiple Instagram-worthy photo ops, as well as exceptional food and drink options. Let us handle the details while you enjoy a slightly off the beaten path visit to Leavenworth, learning a bit of its trivia and immersing yourself in nature at its finest.

Columbia River: 15 Mile Boat Ride, Cruising and Thrills

Columbia River: 15 Mile Boat Ride, Cruising and Thrills

Embark on an unforgettable 15-mile round trip adventure with Wileys Boat Rides, departing from the vibrant heart of downtown Wenatchee along the mighty Columbia River. Our state-of-the-art jet boat, a perfect blend of comfort and thrill, serves as your gateway to a unique sightseeing and adventure experience. As we glide north towards the towering US 2 Bridge, prepare for a perfect blend of breathtaking vistas, playful cruising and some thrills. Our journey's first highlight is the Rocky Reach Dam, an engineering marvel nestled along the riverbank. We'll idle close to the dam, providing ample time for you to capture stunning photographs and absorb its fascinating history shared by our knowledgeable captains. After reveling in the sights at the dam, our course reverses southward, cruising beneath the US 2 Bridge once more. Approaching the confluence of the Wenatchee and Columbia Rivers, we pause to admire this natural spectacle, where the merging waters create a stunning display of nature's power. The voyage includes mostly gentle, mellow drifting turns, some sharp right-angle fish-tail turns, and a few exhilarating "Hamilton Spins," where the boat twirls within its own length.

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