The small town of Leavenworth is located in the state of Washington, in the far north-western corner of the United States of America. Your holidays in Leavenworth will be only a couple of hours’ drive away from the large city of Seattle, but will be a different world altogether in this hillside rural spot. The self catering accommodation in Leavenworth will be ideal no matter which season of the year in which you decide to visit. You will be surrounded by numerous great activities to enjoy, plus many interesting places in the state of Washington.
As you have already seen, there are plenty of activities to enjoy during your holidays in Leavenworth. What’s more, the choice is very varied and there is something totally different to enjoy from one day to the next. There are a number of spas around Leavenworth which will prove to be perfect if you’re looking for a real pampering session. There are wineries in this part of Washington state and even the chance to take a proper look around a couple of them. The town has a number of parks to enjoy some tranquillity; as well as opportunities to get involved in other activities such as swimming, fishing, golf, horse riding and hiking tours.
One of the greatest attractions to visit in the whole of Washington State is the Mount Rainier National Park which is located a couple of hours distance from Leavenworth. This wilderness really is stunningly beautiful and a part of the US that is very difficult to find today. Moving back to the area around Leavenworth, there are a number of popular museums that may prove to be a hit and these include The Wenatchee Valley Museum and Cultural Centre, The Upper Valley Historical Society Museum and The Cashmere Museum and Pioneer Village. If you are keen to spend a full day in one of America’s cosmopolitan large metropolises, set off early and head west to the awesome city of Seattle.
Visitors on their holidays in Leavenworth will find that this part of America experiences a typical continental climate. Summers are warm with plenty of sunshine, whilst winters are much colder with snow a frequent visitor to these parts. Bear in mind that snowfalls will be more extreme the further above sea level you are. Average temperatures in the summer will hit the low-twenties degrees Celsius or higher; in the winter this is more likely to be a couple of degrees either side of freezing, although some real extremes can be recorded from time to time.
Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (SEA) will be the best bet for your holidays in Leavenworth. This is only a couple of hours’ driving distance from your cosy self catering accommodation. British Airways operates a direct flight to and from the UK and this departs from London Heathrow (LHR). Arrange to collect a hire car from the airport for your onward travel east to Leavenworth.