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Wenatchee
At the crossroads of the Columbia and Wenatchee Rivers, Wenatchee is tucked away in a rugged valley full of natural and manmade wonders, from challenging golf courses to rocky trails. The Wenatchee Valley's numerous orchards, fruit stands and annual Apple Blossom Festival have garnered the area the title of "Apple Capital of the World." With the snow-capped Cascades to the west and the mighty Columbia to the east, the Wenatchee area offers no shortage of activities for the adventurous traveler.

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Apple Capital Loop Trail
Apple Capital Loop Trail
This 87.9-mile bike trail makes for a challenging overnight trip for the experienced biker.
Attraction type: Biking Trails
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Rocky Reach Dam Park
Owner description: Rocky Reach Visitor Center is located on the west side of Rocky Reach Dam. The center is easily accessible from Highway 97A and offers ample parking for visitors, including... more Owner description: Rocky Reach Visitor Center is located on the west side of Rocky Reach Dam. The center is easily accessible from Highway 97A and offers ample parking for visitors, including recreational vehicles and buses. Those touring the facility will discover a museum, a cafe, balconies that offer panoramic views of the dam and grounds, the juvenile fish bypass system, the reservoir (Lake Entiat) and the Columbia River. A 90-seat theater shows movies throughout the day and upon request. Guided tours are available by appointment. less
Attraction type: Dams; Parks
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Ohme Gardens
Ohme Gardens
Owner description: A scenic garden with stone walkways and spectacular mountain views and water features. The gardens were started in 1929 by Herman and Ruth Ohme and first open to the public in... more Owner description: A scenic garden with stone walkways and spectacular mountain views and water features. The gardens were started in 1929 by Herman and Ruth Ohme and first open to the public in 1939. Enjoy a refreshing respite at this amazing evergreen oasis in the heart of Washington State. Nearly a mile of natural stone pathways traverses the hillside gardens, ushering you past breathtaking panoramic views, towering cedars and firs, lush foliage, mesmerizing waterfalls and tranquil pools. Stone benches located throughout the grounds provide ample opportunities to savor the beauty of Ohme Gardens. The average time to tour the Gardens is one hour. Visitors come back time and time again to view the ever changing vegetation in the gardens. less
Attraction type: Gardens
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Riverfront Park
Riverfront Park
Attraction type: Parks
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Mission Ridge Ski and Board Resort
Mission Ridge Ski and Board Resort
Owner description: Mission Ridge is in the heart of Washington State where the jagged peaks of the Cascade Range meet the high rugged desert of eastern Washington. A volcanic past has created a... more Owner description: Mission Ridge is in the heart of Washington State where the jagged peaks of the Cascade Range meet the high rugged desert of eastern Washington. A volcanic past has created a ridge where snowcapped peaks shimmer on one side and the Columbia River rolls majestically through eastern Washington on the other. But don’t let the view distract you, Mission Ridge has over 2000 acres to explore. Carve tree lined groomers, float through wide open bowls, wiggle through glades or scream down narrow chutes. Now throw in tons of sunshine, heaps of dry snow, and reams of velvety corduroy and you have Washington’s most distinctive winter playground. Make us your Mission this season. less
Attraction type: Ski & Snowboard Areas
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McGlinn's Public House
McGlinn's Public House
Ranked #1 of 125 Restaurants in Wenatchee
Price: $7 - $15
Cuisines: American, Steakhouse, Pizza, Seafood, Pub
Good for: Local cuisine, Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Reservations
Wild Huckleberry
Wild Huckleberry
Ranked #2 of 125 Restaurants in Wenatchee
Cuisines: American
Dining options: Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Reservations
Visconti's Italian Restaurant
Visconti's Italian Restaurant
Ranked #3 of 125 Restaurants in Wenatchee
Price: $7 - $45
Cuisines: Steakhouse, Pasta, Italian
Good for: Romantic, Special occasions, Doing business
Dining options: Dinner, Drinks, Lunch, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Shakti's
Shakti's
Ranked #4 of 125 Restaurants in Wenatchee
Price: $10 - $20
Cuisines: Contemporary
Good for: Romantic, Special occasions, Doing business, Local cuisine
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Inna's Cuisine
Inna's Cuisine
Ranked #5 of 125 Restaurants in Wenatchee
Price: $10 - $25
Cuisines: Italian, American, Greek, Russian
Good for: Large groups, Romantic, Special occasions, Doing business, Families with children
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Reservations, Takeout

All accommodations » Where to stay - Budget

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Wedge Mountain Inn
2.0 of 5
Wedge Mountain Inn
$73 - $165
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Comfort Suites
3.0 of 5
Comfort Suites
$120 - $203
Ranked #1 of 16 Hotels in Wenatchee
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Apple Country Inn
Apple Country Inn
$75 - $120
Ranked #2 of 5 Wenatchee B&B and Inns
Coast Wenatchee Center Hotel
3.0 of 5
Coast Wenatchee Center Hotel
$124 - $183
Ranked #3 of 16 Hotels in Wenatchee
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