Friday, April 11, 2014

Rotary Park Splash Pad

The weather is getting warmer and it will not be long before the splash pad at Rotary Park opens up. This is a great place for kids to go and also features a nice climbing toy and the area's only disc golf course. Rotary Park always leaves 'em smiling.

Thursday, April 10, 2014

The Wok About Grill

Located in downtown Wenatchee, the Wok About Grill is an awesome place to eat. When you go there you can pick from your choise of veggies and meat options, top your self assembled food concoction off with the sauces of your choice, and then watch one of the chefs there cook it up for you on an impressive grill. It is not only great food but a fun experience too!

Wednesday, April 09, 2014

Rocky Reach Dam

One of the many great places to visit in the Wenatchee area is Rocky Reach Dam. When you go there you will find a great playground toy, fun open grass areas to play on, and some wonderful views of the dam. After the visitor center opens you can go there for a bite to eat, better looks at the dam, and even a walk out on the dam to the museum found there. You cannot go wrong with Rocky Reach Dam.

Tuesday, April 09, 2013

Photo: The Horan Nature Area



Located south across the Wenatchee River from Confluence State Park and just north of Walla Walla Park is the Horan Nature Area.  This is a great place for a walk, is awesome for checking out different varieties of birds, and us accessible from the Apple Capital Loop Trail.

Monday, April 08, 2013

Saturday, April 06, 2013

Photo: Apple Capital Loop Trail



There are so many different things to see on the Apple Capital Loop Trail.  Here the trail goes by the Wenatchee Railroad small scale train track.  When the train is running, the kids love it here!

Friday, March 29, 2013

Photo: Won't Be Long Till Apple Blossom Is Here



Parades, basketball, live entertainment, games, carnival rides, and of course tasty treats like Funnel Cakes are just around the corner!

Friday, March 22, 2013

Photo: Saddlerock overlooking Wenatchee



Saddlerock overlooks Wenatchee and is not only a beautiful part of the local landscape, it is also a popular hiking destination.   There are two main ways to get up there and you can even go up one way and down the other to extend your time in the outdoors.

Friday, March 15, 2013

Photo: Art on the Avenues in Wenatchee, Washington



One of the nice parts about getting out and about on foot in Wenatchee is having the chance to see some great pieces of art.  The Art on the Avenues program has placed most of those pieces and has been a great benefit to Wenatchee over the years.  They help make it a city filled with conversation pieces.

Thursday, March 14, 2013

Photo: Wenatchee Transfer Station



Spring clean-up is coming soon and trips to the dump, or the Wenatchee Transfer Station, will be a popular way to spend a Saturday soon.

Tuesday, March 12, 2013

Photo: Walking The Canal Bank In Wenatchee



Spring is almost here and more and more people are getting out and going for walks.  The bank along the irrigation canal is a surprisingly popular destination for walkers in Wenatchee.

Saturday, January 12, 2013

Photo: National Guard Armory in Wenatchee



This is one of the more distinctive looking buildings in the area with a design style not really duplicated elsewhere in the city.  It is located on Fifth just down from the college.

Friday, December 21, 2012

Photo: Gateway Cinema in Wenatchee



Gateway Cinema is the most modern theater in the North Central Washington region.  It offers great snack selections and EXTREMELY comfortable seating.  This is a real local asset.

Sunday, December 16, 2012

Photo: More Wenatchee Public Artwork



Whether walking through downtown or along the Apple Capital Loop Trail, you are sure to pass by several pieces of art on display in Wenatchee.  Next time, slow down and take a moment to enjoy these nice additions to the community.  They really do add quite a lot.

Friday, December 14, 2012

Photo: Trees Along The River



The Apple Capital Loop Trail runs by some great little spots along the Columbia River.  Here is a small stand of trees on the Wenatchee side, very near to Walla Walla Park.

Thursday, December 13, 2012

Photo: Walmart in Wenatchee



Walmart can be a pretty popular place... especially around the holidays.  Wenatchee's Walmart is located just off Wenatchee Avenue on the north end of town.

Monday, December 10, 2012

Photo: Wenatchee Convention Center



Trade shows, concerts, plays, comedy shows, and all sorts of other stage productions and community events can be experienced at the Wenatchee Convention Center in Downtown Wenatchee.  This building is an important asset for the local area.

Sunday, December 09, 2012

Photo: Remember Snow?



With the local mountains getting buried in snow in the last couple of days, it probably won't be long and it will be here too.  Here's a look back at last year's snow.

Saturday, December 01, 2012

Photo: Colorful Community Artwork in Wenatchee



There are several examples of great public displays of artwork available in Wenatchee.  Some are in the form of sculptures in various parts of the city and some are like this, simply painted on a neighborhood retaining wall.  This is another nice part of living in Wenatchee.

Wednesday, September 12, 2012

Photo: Cashmere Valley Bank in Wenatchee



Cashmere Valley Bank serves much of North Central Washington with the branch pictured above being located on the north end of Wenatchee.   The half brick, half white buildings with gold lettering makes them immediately recognizable.

Thursday, August 23, 2012

Photo: Boating At Lincoln Rock State Park



Lincoln Rock wastatepatrol Park is located just north of East Wenatchee on the Douglas County side of the Columbia River.  Its a great place for camping, relaxing, and of course... boating.

Wednesday, August 22, 2012

Photo: Big Lots To Open In Wenatchee Soon!



The old K-Mart building on the north end of Wenatchee has been vacant for years.  Last year Gateway Cinema opened up which took up half the building or so and now Wenatchee's newest retail store Big Lots will take up residence there as well.  Big Lots is set to open on Thursday, August 24th.

Saturday, August 18, 2012

Photo: Town Toyota Center in Wenatchee



Home to some awesome local sporting events, as well as great entertainment too, the Town Toyota Center has been a nice addition to the Wenatchee area.

Friday, August 17, 2012

Photo: Wenatchee's Riverwalk Bridge



Walking around Wenatchee is one of the best ways to see everything  you may want to see.  The Riverwalk Bridge was built to make it easier to get from Downtown Wenatchee to the river, park, and of course the Apple Capital Loop Trail.

Thursday, August 09, 2012

Photo: Walking the Canal in Wenatchee



The irrigation canal that winds through Wenatchee has been a popular walking destination for years.  It can be a fun way to see an interesting side of the town too.

Wednesday, August 08, 2012

Photo: Rotary Park in Wenatchee



One of the best recent additions to the Wenatchee park scene has been the splash pad at Rotary Park.  The park is located off of Western Avenue.

Monday, August 06, 2012

Photo: The Museum Inside Rocky Reach Dam



Rocky Reach Dam is an excellent place to stop when going to or through the Wenatchee area.  In addition to the fish viewing windows, outside toys, large playground, and more that can be found there, there is also a very cool museum located right out in the fam itself.

Friday, August 03, 2012

Photo: More Artwork in Wenatchee



Wenatchee is a great place to see some wonderful examples of artwork, much of it on display near the famous Apple Capital Loop Trail that runs along the Columbia River.

Friday, July 20, 2012

Photo: Appleatchee



The Appleatchee Riders facility is located at the south end of Wenatchee, right st the foot if Saddle Rock.