The North Cascades National Park is celebrating its 50th Anniversary – learn more
Hiking and Biking– the next few weeks are prime for valley hikes and biking, the wild flowers are in full bloom, the sun is out but its not too hot and not too cold and the scenery is breath taking. Come and enjoy the outdoors before the crowds arrive, enjoy a class of wine or a beer overlooking the river in town.
Shopping – The Methow Valley is full of Artist and you can find an amazing collection of local art. The Winthrop Gallery, Confluence Gallery, Local Goods at Twisp Works along with a colorful array of artist studios.
“Trek Dirt Series” Mountain Bike Camp – 5/12 & 13 – Skills development, instructional rides and trail rides.
Skiing, Snow Shoeing, Fat biking – Well you can put away your track and down hill skis for the season but there is still great Spring back country skiing to be found. Easy access to Washington Passes Back Country ski routes are still deep in snow.
Along with our own addition of two more Romantic King Cabins with private hot-tubs, we also have a couple of exciting new businesses that have recently opened in Winthrop…
The Barnyard Theater – right here in Winthrop! A beautiful new Movie and Events theater along with lounge serving Beer, Wine and Espresso. Click here for Movie times
Brix Wine bar – Enjoy a variety of wine tastes, wine expertise, beer, non alcoholic beverages and small & larger plates while enjoying the river front view in downtown Winthrop. Ask about wine events.
Below are some photos of our Romantic King Cabins. They are ready and we are now taking reservations. If you have stayed with us before then you already know that our Romantic King Cabin with full Kitchen, separate king bedroom, fireplace and private hot tub is almost always reserved. We heard you and have spent this spring adding two more of these very popular cabins. Click here
or Try one of our beautiful Romantic King suites or Romantic King room with a gorgeous fireplace and a deep soaker tub inside, pictured below
Check the North Cascades, Stevens and Snoqualmie Pass Highway conditions click here for updates.
Its not all outdoor experiences, enjoy live music, wagon rides, art and great food along with a craft beer at our local Old School House Brewery, wine tasting at Brix Wine and Bottle Shop, cocktails at the Copper Glance bar. Two new Tasting rooms- the Cider House and Six Knots Cider all within walking distance from the Chewuch Inn and each other. We also have many local Art Galleries to visit. As for other things to see or do while your enjoying this Winter, Check our events posted on our Home page for links.
GEAR, rent or purchase – This is the time of the year that we start thinking of new gear. Our local Sports and Outdoors stores like Cascades Outdoor Store, Winthrop Mountain Sports and Methow Cycle and Sport carry the best brands for rent or for purchase and you won’t pay any more then then in the city. In fact you will be greeted with the best knowledge of what type of equipment is best for you and for use on our trails. For trail info. ask at the front desk when you arrive for our recommendations. Or click here for Okanogans National Forests trail site.
Fishing – click here for more information
North Cascades Hwy. OPEN
Dining – We are fortunate to have many wonderful restaurants to choose from. To name just a few of Winthrop’s favorites. Arrowleaf Bistro for fine dining has just relocated into a brand new building just two blocks from the Chewuch Inn, you gotta check it out! The Old School House Brewery for award winning beer and great live music. Brix Wine and Bottle shop offers wine tasting, small plates and a great view of the River. The new Methow Valley Cider House for great tastes, both food and cider, Rocking Horse Bakery for a quick lunch and cup of Lariat coffee and of course Sun Mountain Lodge, fine dining with the best view in the Valley, this is a great place to day trip to if only to walk around there beautiful lodge. Twisp, just 10 minutes away has Tappi’s for a taste of Italy. Glover Street Market has an all organic menu for breakfast or lunch and fantastic juice and smoothie bar. Driving up to Mazama you can enjoy, the Mazama Country Inn for casual dining and the Freestone Inn for fine dining or the Mazama Store for a great fresh Baguette.
Beverage bars and tasting rooms – The Methow Valley is chocked full of local flavors. Here are a few places to taste. Brix Wine Bar and Bottle shop, The Wine Shed, Lost River Winery Old School House Brewery, Methow Valley Cider House, Copper Glance Petit Bar and if you don’t get enough of it here at the Inn, Lariat Coffee Roasters. To find out more about these beverages and other locally made and grown products, visit Methow Made.
The Chewuch Inn
223 White Avenue
Winthrop, WA 98862