Take a Day Trip to Stehekin

Stehekin is a beautiful destination year-round. Part of its beauty comes from its seclusion, which allows the natural scenery to flourish. There are plenty of activities and dining experiences that will fill your day. You can reach the town by boat, plane, or hiking trails, since there are no roads into town, but the extra effort is worth experiencing Stehekin.

Rainbow Falls Bus Tour

The Rainbow Falls Bus Tour departs next to the Lady of the Lake’s arrival dock. This tour will take you on an hour trip to see the breathtaking 312-foot Rainbow Falls. In the winter, the falls freeze over, creating an equally breathtaking sight.

Stehekin Pastry Company

The Stehekin Pastry Company is a local bakery that serves fresh baked goods as well as breakfast and lunch. Everything here is made by hand and the personal touch shines through in the flavor. Stop by this Stehekin staple and try the delicious homemade treats for yourself.

Bicycle Rentals

Renting bikes to get around the valley is a great way to explore! Discovery Bikes is a family-owned mountain bike rental company that offers bikes and tours. Biking around the valley is one of the best ways to see the beauty of nature up close.

Have family with you? Discovery Bikes strives to be a family-friendly, affordable experience that everyone can enjoy.


Stehekin Valley is home to some beautiful national parks. Visit the North Cascades National Park and hike along the many trails. Next to biking, hiking is the best way to experience the valley’s beauty up close. Walk through the trails and see nature nearly untouched from thousands of years ago.

There are many other activities in Stehekin, such as horseback riding. dining, fishing, kayaking, and shopping. The valley is a perfect place to visit for a day trip and to get in touch with nature. Take the Lady of the Lake Tour from Lake Chelan to Stehekin, and when you return from your trip, stay at Lakeside Lodge and Suites for the ultimate comfort in Lake Chelan.

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