Weekend Getaways

Leavenworth: Washington State’s Little Germany

1 Nutcracker Museum

Visit the Nutcracker Museum, which displays more than 5,000 of the iconic toy.

2 Icicle Junction

Icicle Junction has a fantastic mini-golf course. Or head to Lake Wenatchee (about a half-hour drive north), for boating and horseback riding.

3 Andreas Keller German Restaurant

Join the perpetual Oktoberfest with traditional schnitzel, bratwurst, and goulash.

4 Gingerbread Factory

Stop in for scrumptious homemade cookies (and pick up a kit for making gingerbread houses at home).

5 Bavarian Lodge

The lodge has spacious rooms, books, games, and a DVD library.

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