GETTING TO LAKE CHELAN AND WAPATO POINT RESORT IS EASY.
Located in the center of Washington state and almost equidistant from Seattle and Spokane, Wapato Point Resort in Manson is accessible by car, via Link Transit bus and scheduled air service through Wenatchee. Chelan Seaplanes also offers air charter flights to Wapato Point Resort.
If you are driving from the Greater Seattle area, you can select from three mountain routes. The fastest all-season highway is Interstate 90 from Seattle and Bellevue to Cle Elum across Snoqualmie and colorful Blewett Passes (SR 970) to Wenatchee.
The alternative route is SR 2 from Seattle/Everett to Leavenworth across Stevens Pass to Wenatchee. Leavenworth is a favorite stop along the way for travelers who wish to soak up some German-themed Gemütlichkeit in this lively tourist destination.
During the summer months, May to October, traveling on the North Cascades Highway (SR 20) from Burlington off I-5 through the North Cascades National Park and the Okanagan National Forest to the western-themed towns of Winthrop and Brewster. Then, travel south on SR 97 to Chelan. This impressive highway route is a local treasure and is worth the extra time and distance.
If you are coming from Eastern Washington or Spokane, take Interstate 90 west, exiting at Moses Lake , traveling north on 282/172 through Ephrata and continuing north to Chelan, crossing the Columbia River at the Beebe Bridge (SR 97).
Take the Manson Highway (SR 150) from the center of town in a northwest direction along the north shores of Lake Chelan through the fragrant apple orchards and pass orderly vineyards to the historic town of Manson. Turn left at One Wapato Parkway to enter the resort at the front gate. Your vacation starts here.
Merge onto US-2 E/US-97 N via the ramp to WA-28/Okanogan/Spokane. Travel on US-97 N until you reach Woodin Ave in Chelan, turn left. Follow Woodin Ave until you reach N Columbia Street to make a left. Take another left on SR 150 in a northwest direction to head to Manson. At the traffic circle stay straight on WA 150 until you reach Manson. Turn left at One Wapato Parkway to enter the resort at the front gate. Your vacation starts here.