The Top 5 Ways to Spend Leap Day 2020 | Cle Elum, WA

We're leaping into a fun-filled weekend due to the extra day this year and you should too! Although many people spend Leap Day as they would any other, we choose to join the group of folks that consider it a "cheat day," meaning that you can forget about your daily routine and responsibilities and take the time to enjoy yourself instead! Make the most of this Leap Day and take a spur of the moment road trip to Cle Elum to relax, explore, and try something new -- you only get this opportunity once every four years, after all!

Explore More

There's so much to explore and so little time... but this weekend gives you one more day to explore a little more! Escape the hustle and bustle of your daily routine to experience Cle Elum in all its glory by filling your itinerary with the greatest outdoor adventures the area has to offer. Located in the heart of the Cascades, Cle Elum offers outdoor adventures for every age and skill level. Hiking and biking are year-round favorites and the region is popular for skiing, snowboarding, and snowmobiling. Explore Cle Elum's trails now to discover the outdoor experiences you can look forward to during your visit!

Indulge in the Meals You Desire

We've heard calories don't count on a Leap Day, and that's alright by us! Take advantage of this cheat day by spending the weekend taking in as much of Cle Elum's food scene as possible. From blissful breakfasts and specialty snacks to delectable desserts and divine drinks, there's truly something for every palate and visitors are never left with an empty belly. Wine and dine your way through Cle Elum and treat yourself to all the food you crave this weekend. Explore the full list of local restaurants to get started on your flavorful food tour through Cle Elum!

Discover Total Relaxation

Spend your spare day focusing on what's most important: you! A day at the spa is the perfect way to enjoy this weekend, and you deserve a break. Visit Glade Spring Spa at Suncadia Resort to accomplish total rejuvenation before you return to reality. Enjoy the world-class, full-service spa, which features outdoor sanctuaries of warm pools and flowing rivers as well as rooms that bring the surrounding gardens and forest views inside. This is the ultimate peaceful escape and is sure to leave you feeling completely revitalized. While you're in the area, be sure to also stop by Swiftwater Cellars Winery to end your day of self-care with a glass of wine and a seat on the scenic patio.

Try Something New

Seek out new experiences this weekend to make the most of this rare day. Cle Elum is full of local shops, restaurants, and truly unique attractions. Ever been to an old-world artesian meat shop? Sample some of the finest hand-crafted meats at Glondo's Sausage Company! Intrigued by time travel? Step into the past with a visit to the Carpenter Family Historic Home. Whether it's an imaginative meal or cocktail from a local restaurant or a hiking trail you've never explored before, there's bound to be something new for you to try. Explore more of Cle Elum's signature attractions to discover other experiences that might just be new to you and get ready for an unmatched weekend getaway!

No time to get away now? Plan your next weekend getaway instead!

If you are unable to visit this weekend, devote the day to planning your next Cle Elum getaway instead. This extra day offers you the opportunity to take care of those things that keep getting delayed due to busy schedules and other priorities. If you have been putting off the planning of a family or solo vacation, take the day to plan your dream getaway and delve into all there is to do while you're here. If you're looking to enjoy a relaxing weekend away in Cle Elum, you can explore local attractions, dining, lodging, and more right here at to uncover all the information you'll need in order to make your vacay an unforgettable one.

Posted: February 26th, 2020


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