Roadtrip: Chelan

 Lake Chelan view from Siren Song Vineyard. Viki Eierdam 

Lake Chelan view from Siren Song Vineyard. Viki Eierdam 

Anchored by the largest lake in Washington State, Lake Chelan is a water lover's escape ground and the encompassing terrain fulfills every outdoor adventure from bird watching to hiking to mountain biking and hang gliding.

After a flurry of activity, Chelan invites visitors to slow down and tip toe through the vineyards and orchards, and fuel up with cuisine as casual as a true Americana café open since 1957 or as formal as fine Italian-style dining by candlelight (Read more in the January issue of Spokane Coeur d'Alene Living)