Leavenworth, Washington is worth a visit any time of year but there’s something magical about the town at Christmas. Fluffy, white snow and more than half a million holiday lights decorate the Bavarian-style buildings and streets making it the best Christmas getaway in Washington and most favorite among travelers . It feels like you’re at the North Pole or on the set of a Christmas movie. With us, find the best Christmas getaway in Washington State.
Start you day at Leavenworth Reindeer Farm. Leavenworth Reindeer Farm is a USDA licensed farm located less than 1/2 mile from downtown Leavenworth. They provide farm tours for the whole family by appointment only.
As soon as you enter the farm, you’ll find lot of pretty Christmas decoration with the helpers of the farm to take your pictures. Also, you’ll find a perfect photo point with the sledge and Santa really adorably dressed.
There will be tour guide provided to every group; usually the group has around 20 visitors. The guides were extremely thorough in their briefing before being near the reindeer to ensure everyone knew the expectations, but they emphasized that they want everyone to have a blast. We sure did! Meet the friendly reindeers, you’ll also get to feed them and pet them. Take photos of this magical experience and make lot of memories.
At the end of your farm exploration, you’ll be provided with complementary Hot Chocolate/ hot Apple Cider Vinegar. So let’s see what we got; photos with pretty Christmas decoration and a delightful Santa, Reindeer and sledges, hot chocolate at the snowy weather; what else do we need to make our Christmas happy and complete! Book it here.
Next we headed to the Leavenworth downtown, which was just a few miles away from the Reindeer farm. There is a reason that Leavenworth has been recognized as one of the best Christmas towns in the U.S.! During the month of December, the town decorates with bright lights strung along storefronts and hosts several holiday festivities that are sure to get you in the Christmas spirit.
There are a lot of options to have a fun time with your family and friends. You can visit Christkindlmarkt which features a wide array of unique goods including German food, handmade arts & crafts, a lantern parade, and Christmas-themed entertainment.
You can enjoy at Village Voices Christmas Concert where joyous Christmas tunes are performed by Leavenworth’s very own Village Voices. You can choose to enjoy out in the nature doing skiing, sledging and tubing at Leavenworth Ski Hill! There is also a very popular museum: The Nutcracker Museum where you can view more than 6,000 incredible nutcrackers, some dating back nearly 500 years! At the downtown, in front of main shopping market you can take a horse-drawn sleigh ride! Leavenworth is a fun packed Christmas vacation destination which is loved by the travelers of all age groups.
We tried to include all the details you need to have a fun- filled Christmas vacation to Leavenworth. If you have any questions, you can post them in comments on our Facebook page or email us and we will try to answer as soon as we can. Happy Exploring!! 🙂