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Friday, October 30, 2009

Weddings 2010 and 2011

Wedding dates for 2010 and 2011 are booking rapidly. If you are considering to have your wedding at Featherwinds Lodging, you should check the availability of your planned wedding date.

Featherwinds offers tours by appointment only. However your appointment will also include sitting down with our wedding coordinators – planners.

Our wedding coordinators will guide you through Featherwinds wedding grounds (outdoors), reception and ceremony room and a peek at the bridal – honeymoon suite. We will discuss your dreams and ideas regarding your wedding and help match our capabilities with your dreams. Our wedding coordinators will offer examples of traditional wedding procedures, past wedding procedures and listen to how you want your wedding day  to proceed.

Featherwinds offers lodging for destination weddings and large wedding grounds and facility for day weddings and destination weddings.

Featherwinds offers additional on-site services such as catering and floral (two on-site certified florists). All of Featherwinds wedding packages include set, clean up and your wedding cake.

Call or email our wedding coordinators for an appointment.

Toll free – 1-866-319-4637

Email – booking@featherwinds.com

Warm wishes,


Featherwinds Lodging, Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is just around the corner and we have limited availability in our cabins, lodges and vacation rentals. Although our B & B style Guest Inn and our Bed and Breakfast will be closed for Thanksgiving, we will be accepting Wednesday and Friday check in for our lodges and cabins.

The Bed and Breakfast and B & B style Guest Inn will be open Friday for weekend accommodations check in time for all facilities is any time after 3:00pm. Our B & B’s are adult only (18 years and older) facilities. A full hot gourmet breakfast each morning of your stay. Dessert is served each evening at 8:30pm.

Our cabins, lodges and vacation homes are fully furnished homes designed for families and groups. Breakfast is complimentary for the second day of your stay; except for festival, holiday and wedding weekends. Each of the cabins and lodges have a full kitchen, washer and dryer and outdoor hot tub. Additional amenities available for the cabins and lodges are listed below.

1. Additional breakfast

2. Fresh, homemade, cinnamon rolls

3. Pasta dinner

Call or email for pricing and availability.

Warm wishes,




Tuesday, October 27, 2009

Christmas Lighting Festival

All to often people think the Christmas Tree Lighting Festival in Leavenworth is the first holiday celebration of the winter. It’s not, remember the Chriskrindlmart weekend celebration?

This year Chriskrindlmart is November 28th. This is actually a very busy and enjoyable festival weekend. Chriskrindlmart starts off the winter holiday celebrations.

Continue your holiday shopping and experience a very fun weekend. It’s an adventure, it’s a lot of fun and it’s for the whole family.

Decorations are up, the holiday spirit is alive around every corner, watch the kids sledding in the park and shop until you drop! Lodging accommodations book up early so book now if you are coming to Chriskrindlmart weekend.

We have a few rooms available at our B and B’s, but we are booking quickly. All accommodations at our two bed and breakfasts include dessert each night and a full hot breakfast in the morning. Bring the whole family and stay at one of our cabins, lodges or vacation homes; all are fully furnished including a full kitchen and outdoor hot tub.

If you have any questions or wish to book, please visit our website at: http://www.featherwinds.com.

Warm wishes,



Monday, October 26, 2009

Leavenworth Weddings

Destination and Day Use Wedding Packages are available at Featherwinds Lodging. Our packages not only include the wedding cake but also wedding coordinators.

Featherwinds Wedding Coordinators assist you in every phase of your wedding; planning, lodging (if needed), catering (if needed), floral and on the day of your wedding, the wedding coordinators help bring your plan together to make your dream wedding come true.

Our wedding coordinators don’t stop at the planning and preparation, they will also assist you during your rehearsal, assist you through to the end of your reception.

Featherwinds Wedding Coordinators – Wedding Planners draw on their many years of experience and expertise to make your wedding day a very special and memorable time.

Featherwinds, where memories are made and life is celebrated.

Warm wishes,




Featherwinds, Going Green

During the last few years there has been a heighted awareness regarding our environment. Featherwinds has been “going green” since the original Featherwinds Bed and Breakfast was built in 1991.

We have been planting trees and flowers that are indigenous to our area and require less water than some of the usual landscape items. We still grow and plant annuals and perennials to enhance the beauty of Featherwinds, but are very conscious of the type plants we grow.

Featherwinds also uses solar powered, fluorescent and low voltage lighting to light our walkways and parking areas. Using these types of lights helps reduce the amount of electricity we use and the lights last longer cutting down on the amount of waste. We have also started using LED decorative lighting for the same reasons; they use less electricity and last longer.

The swimming pool at our original Bed and Breakfast is solar heated. Because of the amount of propane or electricity required to heat our pool, we have been using solar panels for many years. Using the solar heated water requires no extra power use and heats the pool very efficiently during the mid to late summer months.

We have hot tubs at one of our B & Bs, our log cabin and at our two lodges (rental homes). For cleanliness we change the water in each hot tub after guests have completed their stay. But the water does not go to waste.  We don’t empty the hot tub water just anywhere. We “recycle” the water by using it to water the lawns at each build where the hot tubs are at. This saves a considerable amount of water usage in keeping our lawns green.

Featherwinds has been helping “feed” the environment for years! Our many apple and cherry trees at our B & Bs produce a lot of fruit that we happily share with the many species of birds and animals in our area. The deer, for one, are welcome to enjoy (and seem to often) apples from the our trees.

Warm wishes,





Friday, October 16, 2009

Featherwinds Lodging

Featherwinds Lodging is located in the Leavenworth Upper Valley also known as the Lake Wenatchee, Fish Lake Recreation Area. We are nestled in the foothills of the Cascade Mountains and just a short drive from the Bavarian Town of Leavenworth.

Featherwinds sits in the mist of one of Washington’s top ten winter wonderlands. A snowmobiling paradise! With an average snowfall of 36” in lower elevations and an average over 150” in higher elevations this is one of the best places in Washington for almost any winter sport.

At Featherwinds you can snowmobile from the front yard to many trails and ridges or trailer your machines to the near by snow park and explore over 50 miles of groomed trails. If you want to go higher, use Featherwinds as your base camp and trailer up towards Stevens Pass and enjoy over 100 miles of groomed trails. Go extreme and ride the ridges; Natapoc, Maverick Saddle, Sugar Loaf to Chumstick Lookout and beyond.

Remember, later in the winter Fish Lake is a great place to ice fish. Stay at Featherwinds, have a full hot breakfast, then venture 10 minutes away to Fish Lake for a day of ice fishing. After a day on the lake, return to your base camp at Featherwinds Lodging and enjoy a warm relaxing soak in a hot tub or if you are at the Guest Inn, relax in your private in-room spa tub.

Whatever you like to do in the snow, start your adventure at Featherwinds Lodging to relax and rejuvenate after your day of winter fun.

Featherwinds Lodging: http://www.featherwinds.com


Warmest Wishes,


Monday, October 12, 2009

Featherwinds Bed and Breakfast, Gourmet Breakfast

At Featherwinds Lodging B & B or our bed and breakfast style Guest Inn, you are served a full hot gourmet breakfast each morning of your stay. Breakfast is served each morning accompanied with coffee, tea and juice. The breakfasts we serve are full hot gourmet meals made with fresh wholesome ingredients. We try hard to treat you to a breakfast you have not had or are able to spend the time making for yourself. Spoil yourself and stay at Featherwinds Lodging when visiting Leavenworth or the Leavenworth Upper Valley.

Featherwinds is located in the Leavenworth Upper Valley, a short distance from the Bavarian Town of Leavenworth, in the town of Plain, WA. Explore and enjoy what nature has to offer in the Upper Valley, head to Leavenworth to experience the festivities or do both and stay at Featherwinds to spoil yourself to a relaxing, quiet, romantic and rejuvenating time.

Our bed and breakfast style Guest Inn features rooms with spacious accommodations, king size beds, in room jetted spa tubs, private balconies, full hot gourmet breakfasts, and nightly desserts.

Our original Bed and Breakfast features queen size, old fashion feather beds, outdoor hot tub and pool (May thru September), beautiful gardens, and full hot gourmet breakfasts, and nightly desserts.

You can view pictures of both our B & B’s at:

http://www.featherwinds.com/inn.htm and http://www.featherwinds.com/bandb.htm

For your convenience you can book online: http://www.featherwinds.com/booking.htm or click on: “Check Availability and Book Online” at the bottom of each web page. If you have any questions please email us at: booking@featherwinds.com

Warm Wishes,



Friday, October 09, 2009

Oktoberfest Weekend 9th-11th

We still have a couple of rooms at our B & B style Inn available for the weekend of 10/9/09 through 10/11/09.

If you are look at the following weekend 10/16/09 through 10/18/09 we still have a room available at our B & B style Inn and our Bed and Breakfast.

If you are booking for next weekend, you can book online at: http://www.featherwinds.com/booking.htm and then click on “Check Availability and Book Online”.

If you are booking for an arrive time within 48 hours of your stay please call to make your reservation. The toll free reservation phone number is on our booking page also at: http://www.featherwinds.com/booking.htm

Warm Wishes,



Wednesday, October 07, 2009

Leavenworth Romantic Getaway

Featherwinds Romantic Getaway Package includes two nights lodging, fresh flowers in your room upon arrival, gourmet breakfast each morning, and a romantic Beef Wellington dinner for two your second night. *Chicken Wellington is available upon request at time of booking.

Our romantic getaway has grown in popularity and is setting new standards for a “romantic weekend”. Enjoyed by all who have experienced our fabulous personal Beef Wellington dinner, it is truly a high point of a romantic weekend.

Come and celebrate with romance. Whether your special weekend is to celebrate an anniversary, birthday or to ask for her hand in marriage, our Romantic Getaway Package is perfect for the occasion.

Originally started as our Valentine’s Day Special, it was so popular and requested so often, we have continued to offer this special weekend package.

Featherwinds Romantic Getaway Package is perfect way to express yourself to your special someone.

Warm Wishes,




Friday, October 02, 2009

Hiking The Leavenworth Upper Valley

The Leavenworth Upper Valley is now getting fall weather; cold mornings, sometimes below freezing but daytime highs are still getting up around 65 degrees. There is still time to get in a few more hiking trips before the snow flies. The Leavenworth Upper Valley is home to some of the best hiking trails and scenery in the state of Washington.

With cool mornings and warm afternoons a day hike into the foothills of the Cascades would be spectacular. The scenery, birds and wild life, the great outdoors is at your finger tips. Most of the trails are still open and in great condition. The local Range Station is open on Friday and Saturday to get updated maps and information.

Reaching a ridge top and looking down at the valley is a sight to behold. With little to no clouds in the sky, you can see for miles and miles. The lush green valley floor, deep dark green trees speckled with red, orange and yellow fall colors, it’s a piece of heaven on earth.

If you’re not into hiking, try horseback riding. Local outfitters offer trail rides for groups of all sizes and experience levels. Scenic riding trails are available so be sure to bring your camera! You may get that perfect picture of an eagle or hawk flying overhead, deer or elk grazing, coyote or fox off in the distance, a moose wandering the hillside, or maybe even a bobcat or lynx strolling by, not aware of your presences.

The opportunities are endless in the Upper Valley. Relax and enjoy the world around you. Nature at it’s finest.

Featherwinds Lodging is centrally located in the Leavenworth Upper Valley with quick easy access to most activities.


Thursday, October 01, 2009

Weddings in 2010 Destination or Day Use

The Upper Valley of Leavenworth, WA is the perfect location for indoor or outdoor weddings. Nestled at the foot of the Cascade Mountain range, the Leavenworth Upper Valley is a beautiful and exciting destination for your wedding.

Featherwinds on-site capabilities make for a perfect match for a destination or day wedding. We offer on-site catering, floral (2 certified florists on staff), lodging and on-site wedding and event coordinators.

Featherwinds wedding grounds include a wedding gazebo, custom water fall “coming” out of the forest and a secret garden with water fountain, all three make for a beautiful wedding backdrop as well as perfect photo opportunities. Our wedding grounds are lush green grass with a gravel entrance lined with thick, rich grapevines just off our event parking with easy access for your wedding guests.

We also do inside weddings in our 2,300 square foot Sunroom featuring a custom rock fireplace. All of our receptions are held in the Sunroom with seating for up to 125 guests. A dance floor is also available for your use. The Sunroom is acoustically built making a perfect setting for a DJ or music from your sound system.

Featherwinds has 5 buildings on 23 plus acres allowing us to accommodate up to 65 guests. We have 2 B & B’s, a log cabin and 2 lodges. Both Bed and Breakfasts include a full hot gourmet breakfast each morning of your stay. The log cabin and the 2 lodges are fully furnished homes each featuring an outdoor hot tub, full kitchen and laundry area.

All of Featherwinds lodging are with in walking distance of each other. During winter time (under normal conditions) our road and driveways are plowed for easy, safe access.

For more details regarding our capabilities and our wedding packages please visit: http://www.featherwinds.com/weddings.htm.

Warm Wishes,