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Make Lake Chelan your next getaway—choose from 192 great Lake Chelan Rentals

Life is good at the lake! If you’re looking for world-class outdoor recreation, boating, and unbelievable beauty – our Lake Chelan vacation rentals have it all. The region pledges 365 days of fun with 300 days of sun, and it’s more than a motto—it’s a way of life in the valley.

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Lake Chelan vacation rentals for every getaway

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Chelan Resort Suites: #107 3D Tour
2 Bed | 2 Bath | Sleeps 4

Chelan Resort Suites: #107 - Chelan, WA

From $86
Chelan Resort Suites: Lakeside Holiday Suite #205 3D Tour
2 Bed | 2 Bath | Sleeps 6

Chelan Resort Suites: Lakeside Holiday Suite #205 - Chelan, WA

From $89
Bay View 3D Tour
5 Bed | 4 Bath | Sleeps 10

Bay View - Manson, WA

From $296
Lake Chelan Shores Shore Serenity (19-3) 3D Tour
2 Bed | 2 Bath | Sleeps 6

Lake Chelan Shores Shore Serenity (19-3) - Chelan, WA

From $109
Manzanita 3D Tour
3 Bed | 2 Bath | Sleeps 6

Manzanita - Manson, WA

From $192

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Recent Lake Chelan vacation rental reviews

Great home right across from a little beach and doc, walking distance from town as well!! Guest bath tub had a difficult time draining the first night but then cleared up for the 2nd night. Highly recommend to stay here!!
Sabrina A. | May 2021
We came over having stayed many places in Chelan over the years... we were delighted with the 2 sliding glass openings to the beauty of the lake view. The beds were very comfortable. We will come back another time as it was easy check-in, helpful when our choice maker went out...office replaced immediately. Very reasonable price for what we enjoyed.
Camilla M. | May 2021
This home is clean and well furnished. Great for a large group and lots of space for relaxing. The kitchen has every tool and gadget that you will ever need, but I would have loved a larger trash can. My one other area of feedback would be to have the code to the pool cover. We had ducks in the pool several times and day and they use it as a restroom, which is kind of gross. I have rented a lot from VRBO and this rental, even though it was made on VRBO website, was done through Vacasa. Not impressed at all with this Company. Poor communication throughout the entire process. Will NOT rent with them again.
Teri W. | May 2021

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Where is Lake Chelan?

Lake Chelan is the largest natural lake in Washington, stretching more than 50 miles from the Cascade Mountains down to the Columbia River. The lower end of the lake is easily accessible, just off Highway 97, while the northern reaches of the lake are much more secluded. Most of the northwestern portion of the lake falls within the Lake Chelan National Recreation Area, and the small town of Stehekin on the head of the lake serves as the gateway to the North Cascades National Park.

Where to stay near Lake Chelan

Backpackers and long-distance hikers fill campsites in the surrounding forest all summer long, but our vacation rentals on the lake provide a more comfortable home base to explore this fantastic region. Pick up a bottle of wine at the local vineyards, try a delicious selection of outdoor Lake Chelan restaurants, and enjoy fresh-from-the-orchard fruits in your own home away from home!

There are three towns located along Lake Chelan: quaint Stehekin, accessible only by boat or seaplane on the northern end of the lake; the town of Chelan proper, the commercial hub of the area perched on the southeastern tip of the lake; and small but charming Manson, a village tucked on the lakeshore seven miles northeast of Chelan.

Just to the south of Lake Chelan sit a few additional riverfront communities along the Columbia, like Orondo and Chelan Falls. These towns are a little further removed from the lake itself but provide convenient access to fun day trips, like the Bavarian village of Leavenworth or the comparatively bustling city of Wenatchee.

Outdoor adventures near Lake Chelan

The blue waters of Lake Chelan are a hot spot for sailing, jet skiing, kayaking, standup paddleboards and every imaginable water sport. Rent through a provider like Lake Rider Sports, or bring your own gear. Fishermen, drop your line into the deep blue for Bull trout, Rainbow trout, and Kokanee in the wee hours of the morning, then meet up with the rest of the family for water sports galore later in the day.

Two-wheeled enthusiasts will enjoy road rides and single-trek mountain biking trails along Story Mountain and the Devil’s Backbone. Lake Chelan is also home to premier adventure sports including hang gliding, paragliding, skydiving, and parasailing!

Family fun in Lake Chelan

Fun is right around the corner! Enjoy a bird’s eye view of the valley thanks to Lake Chelan Helicopters and Lake Chelan Sea Planes. Head back to the ground for bowling at Chelan Lanes or golfing at Desert Canyon Resort. Kids will love to tube, float the lazy river, and rush down corkscrew water slides at Slide Waters. Whether at the arcade or beach, there’s adventure and fun for every age in the valley.

Ferry to Stehekin, WA

Most visitors agree the can't-miss attraction in Lake Chelan is taking a day trip on the historic ferry Lady of the Lake to the tiny town of Stehekin. Located on the northern end of upper Lake Chelan, the quaint town is only accessible by boat, plane, or foot, and is surrounded by the beautiful Lake Chelan National Recreation Area.

Spend the day riding horses at Cascade Corrals, fly fishing with Stehekin Fishing Adventures, or rent a bicycle with Discovery Bikes, which offer guided tours to Rainbow Falls and more. Whether you’re biting into a scone from the famed Stehekin Pastry Co. or kayaking to view native pictographs with Stehekin Valley Ranch, this charming community offers fun and adventure for the whole family!

You can truly choose your own adventure in a Lake Chelan vacation rental. Book now, so you can start planning the fun!

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