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Lake Chelan & Stehekin areas

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Lake Chelan & Stehekin areas

I just booked a week long vacation at the Wapato Point Resort in Manson starting May 9. Are the area attractions going to be closed because of the cooler temps. at that time, or will I still be able to do some water rafting? What about Stehekin Bakery...I read that it does not open until Memorial Day?

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I'd think one of your best sources would be the resort folks themslves. They can tell you the names, if you don't have them, of the rafting groups, and you could inquire directly. Or Google them. Then you would have primary source, first hand, information.

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Washington unlike some other parts of the country kids stay in school to sometimes mid june so May is very early. They get better weather than the Seattle area but you probably need to check with resort or hopefully someone familar with area will answer.

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I went up to Stehekin mid June last year, and you are right the bakery was not open yet, I think only on weekends. So you may find it open on the weekend in May. I think you will have to inquire there directly.

Not sure about rafting. Check with the rafting companies in Leavenworth. On a good note though, there are now 14 wineries in the Lake Chelan valley and they will all be open in May. Also the Lake Chelan Chamber (www.lakechelan.com) is a great source of info, give them a call to ask about the rafting, they may know. Have a great time and be sure to catch the wildflower show up in the hills!

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Never know here when spring like weather will arrive. I am freezing today in Portland area when things seemed to be warming. we have had more days of snow here this year than for mnay years, but then spring may come

In early May you need to be ready to adjust. Ride on Lady of the Lake up Lake Chelan is very nice, but not if it is chilly.

You can do some interestig day trips from manson, Winthrop is one Grand Coulees Dam another.

I would guess early May may be warming enough to be outside.

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