Destination Leavenworth in Washington's Bavarian Village

Bavarian Village in Leavenworth Washington

Destination Leavenworth is a family owned and operated vacation rental business located in the town of Leavenworth, in the midst of the impressive Cascade Mountains, two hours East of Seattle. The town is modeled after a charming Bavarian Village with speciality shops, delicious German themed restaurants and plenty of outdoor activities for all seasons. The Bavarian-style village hosts numerous festivals, performances, celebrations, and activities year-round. There are a number of music and art festivals in the summer, while in the snowy, winter season, the whole town lights up with holiday decorations. One of the town’s most popular events happens in the fall, Oktoberfest is when the Bavarian village turns into one big party filled with live music, beer and bratwurst. Beyond these exciting highlights, Leavenworth has so much more to offer.  Experience a live theater performance under the stars! Browse the city’s quaint shops and art displays, or sample the excellent cuisine in the wide variety of restaurants and cafes.

Leavenworth Washington at Christmas

Although it’s a small town there’s plenty to do, and Destination Leavenworth Vacation Rentals offer many attractive and comfortable homes, cabins, condos, lodges or chalets for a stay in or around the heart of the Leavenworth Bavarian Village. The team at Destination Leavenworth always takes pride in helping you plan whatever amazing getaway dream you have.  In the care and attention to detail the professional hosts place in helping plan a Leavenworth vacation, it is immediately apparent that they understand how important each vacationing group’s special getaway is. They believe that finding the very best venue for your next family get-together or small group retreat will help you be more successful... and that's important to them! You can tell that they genuinely want to help you find exactly what you are looking for when you come to stay.

Destination Leavenworth Cabin

They have tons of vacation rentals in the area and they have even more suggestions and recommendation of things to do and places to eat and drink in the area! One of the best things to do in the village is check out the German-style specialty shops and restaurants that offer things like German cheese, wine, chocolate, cuckoo clocks, nutcrackers and beer steins. If you are looking for a traditional German meal try Muchen Haus. However, if you want more of an international variety, Sulla Vita has many delicious Mediterranean, Italian and Spanish inspired dishes.  Don’t forget the wine and beer! Eastern Washington’s award winning wines are showcased by local vintner’s tasting rooms throughout town. And if you are looking for craft beer, The Icicle Brewing Company is the place to go.  

If you’d rather opt for outdoor adventure, there is plenty of that too! Leavenworth, Washington is a natural paradise and with each season there is a host of various activities to explore. From hiking, biking, whitewater rafting, paddle boarding, kayaking, fly fishing, horseback riding, snowshoeing, to cross country skiing and more! Also, they’re very close to Steven’s Pass which offers thrilling skiing and snowboarding.

white water rafting


To top is all off, Leavenworth also has a lot of live theater and music. The Leavenworth Summer Theater puts on three musicals every summer that you can watch outdoors in the warm weather, under the stars. The Icicle Creek Center for the Arts hosts year round events from plays, jazz, folk music, opera and more. Leavenworth even has  professional classical musicians come from around the world to play in postcard worthy backdrops.

Leavenworth is truly a unique and extraordinary place that sits in the midst of the majestic mountains, verdant meadows, fragrant pine forests and rolling rivers. Come renew your spirit in the town’s natural beauty, wander the town enjoying fun activities and good food, or check out one of the amazing festivals. The professional hosts at Destination Leavenworth can’t wait to welcome you!

Beautiful Leavenworth scene