Wenatchee Travel Guide

  • assorted sculptures scattered about Wenatchee
    assorted sculptures scattered about...
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  • Wenatchee on east side but does get rain sometimes
    Wenatchee on east side but does get rain...
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  • Dry Hills surround Wenatchee
    Dry Hills surround Wenatchee
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Wenatchee Things to Do

  • Wenatchee Riverfront Railway

    Operated in cooperation with the city parks department, a 10 inch gauge railroad provides rides in the park over a small network of railway lines around the park ground.Operating days depend on the weather to some extent, and also on the time of year.Check the city web site (look for Wenatchee Riverfront Railway) or the facebook site for the...

  • Riverfront Park

    Providing a wonderful view of the Columbia River and the hills surrounding the city, Riverfront Park is certainly one the jewels of Wenatchee. The park also provides a home for the Wenatchee Riverfront Railway and the Art on the Avenues Sculpture Garden. The park also has the River Loop Trail pass through its edge along the river.Most of the park...

  • Wenatchee River Loop Trail

    Running a significant loop around the Columbia River through Wenatchee, this trail is a wonderful way to get a bit of a walk or bike ride in.The actual distance depends on who you ask, and also depends on what branches you take of the main trail. Reported distances range from 9.9 to 11 miles (16.5 to 18.3 km).There are a number of good starting...

  • Walla Walla Point Park

    Located at the southern end of a curve in the Columbia River, Walla Walla Point park is located right on the River Loop Trail. Along with this trail, it also features a few minor trails that wander through the park. There is a fairly nice playground, a small bay that seems to encourage fishing, and a small beach that apparently has no lifeguard and...

  • Art on the Avenues Sculpture Garden

    Officially speaking, the sculpture garden is located inside Riverfront Park, though the sculptures are spread north and south along the riverfront walkway, and fall outside the park area to some extent.Many of the sculptures here are on temporary display, and may be sold (price tags are on the identification signs).So, while the sculptures that you...

  • Ohme Gardens 3

    The lower paths in the garden provide views of Wenatchee and the river. They are built on a fairly steep hill and their are several signs that warn you about how they may be dangeraous. The admission is 7.00$ for adults and 3.50 for under 17 and free for children under 5 years old. The trail is 4,880 feet or 400 feet short of one mile. The average...

  • Ohme Gardens 2

    At the base of the garden is this "Hidden Pool" it reflects the surrounding hillside on a clear day. The admission is 7.00$ for adults and 3.50 for under 17 and free for children under 5 years old. The trail is 4,880 feet or 400 feet short of one mile. The average time to walk the gardens is 45 minutes to one hour.

  • Ohme Gardens 1

    The Totem Pole Lodge is one of the first things you will pass after entering the park. The admission is 7.00$ for adults and 3.50 for under 17 and free for children under 5 years old. The trail is 4,880 feet or 400 feet short of one mile. The average time to walk the gardens is 45 minutes to one hour.

  • Apples ,Apples and more Apples.......

    The ladies that run the place are like your Grand mother Very loving and friendly.you can sit and watch film on the four seasons of the life of a apple. Then you have :~ Cider tasting, Shopping for the gift and also you can go for an hay ride around part of the site.

  • Ohme Gardens where you can grow plants...

    This garden is is like a green oasis on the side of the mountain. When you are driving along the Hway and you look across at the mountains which are all brown in the summer , all be it for this green area which is ohme gardens.When you go take your camera with you. Also you will need flat shoes as it can be a bit uneven under foot. The paths around...

  • Rocky Reach Visitor Center

    A highlight of any visit to the Rocky Reach Visitor Center is the opportunity for a closeup view of fish passing through the fishway. The fish viewing room, with five windows located on the west side of the fish ladder, allows visitors to watch salmon, steelhead, trout and other species continue their upstream migration to spawning areas. Salmon...

  • Rocky Reach Dam

    The Visitor Center's small theater, with a seating capacity of 70, shows movies upon request. Guided generator tours are available during the summer months.


Wenatchee Hotels

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  • Comfort Suites

    195 E Penny Road, Wenatchee, Washington, 98801, United States

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Solo

  • SpringHill Suites Wenatchee

    1730 N. Wenatchee, Wenatchee, Washington, 98801, United States

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Business

  • Coast Wenatchee Center Hotel

    201 N Wenatchee Ave, Wenatchee, WA 98801

    Satisfaction: Very Good

    Good for: Solo

Wenatchee Restaurants

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    McGlinn's Public House: Old World Style Public House near...

    by glabah Written Nov 30, 2009

    You will find that the ambience is quite a wonderful change. It isn't quite a small town dive bar tavern, but it does have a nice home-style feeling to it. Decoration is ecclectic (note the skis and old wooden sleds attached to the ceiling above the bar, and the old traffic signal) but has the feeling of being tied to Wenatchee history.

    It isn't a pub located in Wenatchee attempting to be an out of place European style pub, but is instead the spirit of an old world public house, done in a fashion that agrees with what an odl world public house should be if it is part of Wenatchee culture.

    The results seem to be quite good: among the awards won by the establishment include Weantchee World's Best Place to Take a Date in 2007, and the Best Public House / Nightclub for 2004 for Go! Magazine / Wenatchee World.

    Granted, the world of Wenatchee isn't that big, but at least it says something of the establishment compared to its competition.

    The structure is one of the preserved historic buildings in Wenatchee. The effort inside makes the building look as though it were built new from scratch to imitate an older building. However, look closely at the outside photos: you will notice ancient worn advertising paint on the outside of the building - from a past never experienced by the structures surrounding it.

    Favorite Dish: Both the Nachos Plate ($8.75) and the Black & Blue ($9.75) are quite good.

    entry way to McGlinn's Public House interior of McGlinn's Public House note sleds and skis above McGlinn's bar exterior of McGlinn's: note old wall advertisment interior of McGlinn's Public House
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Wenatchee Local Customs

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    mexican food downtown wenatchee

    by beppolino Written Sep 8, 2008

    if you go downtown wenatchee, to the shopping areas, you will find some small restaurants, run by mexican families. Here you can get a good mexican meal. I can´t remember the name of one of these small resataurants. Just go downtown for a walk and check, what you prefer.

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