Introduction to Wenatchee, Washington
Wenatchee was once inhabited by Native American tribes. Fur traders of the Northwest Fur Company first entered present day Wenatchee city during 1811 to trade with the Indians. Throughout the 1800s, a number of white settlers arrived in this region. A Catholic priest named Father Respari began his missionary work in this area in 1863. The city was platted in September 1888 and incorporated on January 7, 1893.
Wenatchee and nearby Attractions
- North Central Washington Museum
- Wenatchee National Forest
- Wenatchee Confluence State Park
- Squilchuck State Park
- Wenatchee Valley Museum
Things To Do In Wenatchee
Wenatchee offers opportunities for participating in recreational activities and different sports. You can enjoy snowmobiling and sledding at Squilchuck State Park and skiing at Mission Ridge. Leisure hours can also be spent at Apple Capital Recreational Loop Trail. The city is also home to the Wenatchee Youth Circus, which is known as the "Biggest Little Circus in the World." You can enjoy shopping at the Zitting Shopping Center and Valley North Mall.
You can avail air transportation from Pangborn Memorial Airport.
Wenatchee Higher Education
Higher educational facilities are offered by Wenatchee Valley College, Central Washington University, and Yakima Valley Community College.