Before reading this post, had you ever heard of the town Leavenworth, Washington? Unless you’re a local Washingtonian, probably not. What most people don’t know is that this quaint little town, hidden in the Cascade Mountains, is quite the Bavarian-influenced mountain resort. There are plenty of things to do in Leavenworth year-round, but it’s especially beautiful in the snowy winter months. Many people know that Germans love celebrating Christmas, and this Bavarian village is no exception. You can take a tour of Leavenworth’s reindeer farm, attend the Christmas Lighting Festival, enjoy the “Christmas in the Mountains” concert, and so much more. If you’re looking for a stunning winter getaway destination, Leavenworth should be at the top of your list. This spunky little town is sure to win your heart over the holidays.
Photo by Peachland Joe