Leave the hustle and bustle of the city behind and start a new Christmas tradition by heading to the mountains on this Leavenworth Christmas Tour from Seattle. Kick back and relax on the mini-bus and enjoy the view to Leavenworth, which is a Bavarian village. Arrive in time to enjoy the festival and the annual Christmas tree lighting that evening.
While leaving the busy city behind, enjoy the ride to the snow covered mountains and see places like Lake Washington, Bellevue, Kirkland, and Woodinville from the bus window. Once arriving in Leavenworth, enjoy the day by taking in everything the festival has to offer. Shop the charming shops, try some German cuisine, enjoy all the live entertainment, and take a carriage ride with family and friends. As the sun begins to set, it is time to gather for the tree lighting. Watch how the promenade, the trees, and buildings all start to twinkle with thousands of lights. Make sure to have a camera to take pictures of the village dressed all in lights. Create a Christmas memory that will not be forgotten.
Leave the city and head to the mountains to get a taste of an old-fashioned Christmas. Take time to find a special gift, or try some fun foods, and take plenty of pictures. No matter how the day is spent, it will certainly get everyone into the Christmas spirit.
Experience something different this Christmas with transport from Seattle to the picturesque Bavarian village of Leavenworth in the Cascade Mountains. Arrive at the annual, admission-free Christmas Lighting Festival to browse quaint old-world shops, savor authentic German food from street stands, enjoy live outdoor entertainment, and take a horse-drawn carriage ride. Gather at dusk for the Christmas lights ceremony, where you'll be dazzled by a spectacular display of glittering Christmas lights!
Head to the Seattle Center in downtown Seattle in the morning to hop aboard your comfortable mini-coach. After crossing Lake Washington, pass through Bellevue, Kirkland and Woodinville, and then make your way east to the spectacular Cascade Mountains.
When you arrive at Leavenworth, you'll feel as if you're a world away from metropolitan Seattle. This authentic Bavarian-themed village is nestled in the snow-covered mountains, enveloping you in old-world charm and picturesque scenery usually only found in Europe.
You'll have the whole day to explore this wonderful German mountain village at your own pace. Shop at the village's quaint themed shops, savor authentic German food from street stands and local eateries, enjoy live outdoor entertainment, and take a horse-drawn winter carriage ride with your family or loved one.
Gather at dusk for the Christmas lights ceremony as the buildings, the promenade and the Christmas trees suddenly burst ablaze in hundreds of thousands of twinkling lights. Savor this special Christmas moment with your friends and family - an experience you're sure to remember forever!
After the lighting ceremony, hop in your mini-coach and relax on the 2-hour drive back to Seattle, arriving around 7pm.
Please note: This tour is seasonal and only operates on Saturdays during the month of December.