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Douglas County Museums

When you visit Douglas County, whether you’re from North Central Washington or not, you’ll quickly see that this is a part of the country that is proud of its history. Douglas County is located in the eastern portion of the region and features a number of small towns, some dramatic landscape, and some very popular attractions. Douglas County also features some great museums.

Visiting these museums will give you an inside look at the lives of the settlers who first came to the area, the Native Americans who were already here, and a lot of the accomplishments of the people who have built it into what it is today.

Douglas County Museums

Douglas County Historical Museum
Douglas County Museum
The Douglas County Museum is located in the small town of Waterville, right on Highway 2. This is truly one of the more underrated museums in North Central Washington and it does a great job telling the story of the early settlement of the county.
Website: Douglas County Museum

Dry Falls Visitor Center
Dry Falls Visitor Center
Dry Falls is one of the most dramatic scenic locations in the entire state of Washington. Perched right on its rim is the Dry Falls Visitor Center. When you visit there you will find out everything you would want to know about this amazing place. From how it was formed to how it has impacted the lives of the people who live near it, it’s all covered there.
Website: Dry Falls Visitor Center

Grand Coulee Dam Visitor Center
Grand Coulee Dam Visitor Center
There probably isn’t a more famous attraction in North Central Washington than Grand Coulee Dam. Some people visit to marvel at its size, some to view the laser light show, and some to learn about its history. The best way to do the latter is to take the time to visit the famous Grand Coulee Dam Visitor Center.
Website: Grand Coulee Dam Visitor Center

Wouldn’t You Enjoy A Lake Entiat Waterfront Estate Getaway?

North Central Washington has a great many worthwhile places to get away to. Head up the Methow Valley, or further on up into the North Cascades. Check out the Okanogan Valley and stay along the Okanogan River or off in the foothills and higher mountain areas. Leavenworth, Lake Wenatchee, and Stevens Pass also have plenty to offer someone looking for a North Central Washington vacation destination. Head east and you’ll find places to stay near Grand Coulee Dam and Banks Lake, or even further south to Blue Lake, Soap Lake, or as far as Moses Lake. From Crescent Bar to Vantage, there are some great places to stay along the Columbia River as it leaves the region too. The Columbia River north of Wenatchee is also popular, though overlooked a bit by many vacationers.

Check out this incredibly luxurious waterfront estate right on Lake Entiat, the water backed up behind Rocky Reach Dam!

Lake Entiat Waterfront Estate

This incredible property sleeps up to 16 and is perfect for the large group or family wanting a place not only located very near to some fun attractions and things to do, but those who want to just hunker down and enjoy the place they’re staying.

Inside this air conditioned property you’ll find four bedrooms and four bathrooms, giving everyone more than enough room and privacy for themselves. The kitchen is outfitted for the large family meal that can help make any vacation experience so much better. The house offers wireless internet and Bluetooth speakers for the most personalized technology possible. There is a media room that comes complete with a 120 inch screen and projector. There are also plenty of toys and comfortable seating everywhere.

Lake Entiat Waterfront Estate

Venture outside though and you’ll fall even more in love with the spot you’ve chosen to stay. Right outside the backdoor is a nice sized swimming pool that offers a cool and refreshing escape from the hot summer sun. If that isn’t enough, you’ll also find a boat launch and a boat dock complete with a swim ladder. The large yard is perfect for almost any outdoor game you can think of and there are plenty of chairs and reclining loungers to sit, talk, and enjoy the sun and the amazing view. There are even kayaks and paddle boards that you can use located right there at the house.

Lake Entiat Waterfront Estate

If you do have to venture out from this amazing waterfront vacation rental, there is plenty to do. Very near to the house are fruit stands and some small shops and eating establishments. You can head north to beautiful Lake Chelan for the day or to replenish your supplies. You can also head south to Wenatchee where you’ll also find everything you need. Located nearby are Lake Chelan State Park, Daroga State Park, Confluence State Park, and Lincoln Rock State Park. You can also visit Rocky Reach Dam, the Apple Capital Loop Trail, and more. Looking for things to do and see a bit further away and you’ll be able to include Grand Coulee Dam, Banks Lake, Dry Falls, Soap Lake, Lake Lenore Caves, the Methow Valley, Crescent Bar, Leavenworth, and Lake Wenatchee on your travel itinerary.

When all that is done though, relax and feel relieved knowing that the place you’ve rented for the weekend or longer has absolutely everything you and those in your family or group could need to have the best time ever.

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Near Orondo, Douglas County, Washington