"Bavarian Icefest" Top 5 Page for this destination Leavenworth by JetlagCity
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The last time I visited Leavenworth was for their annual "Bavarian Icefest" celebration in January. It was very cold, but quite fun watching the snowshoe and "smooshing" races, mainly because everyone participating is such an amateur, and just there to have a good time!
The festival is a small-town affair, with lots of events for kids and some for adults, too. For me it was my big dose of snow for this winter, since we don't get much of that in Seattle.
This was my favorite snow sculpture. Isn't he cute?
All my previous trips to Leavenworth have been to go cross-country skiing, at Icicle Creek. It's a very picturesque area.
This is something I'd really like to see someday! Leavenworth has a ski jump just outside of town, but so far I haven't managed to be here when people were practicing!
I really enjoy walking around and looking at all the building murals - I guess that's the obvious thing to do here! They... more travel advice
This is a cozy and casual German restaurant, complete with murals, in the cellar of a building right downtown. They have... more travel advice
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