Winthrop, a small town at the base of the Cascade Mountains and nestled in the Methow valley is becoming the popular destination for winter. Why is Winthrop gaining so much popularity? I will give you 3 reasons to travel Winthrop this season.
According to winthropwashington.com: “The Methow Valley is a 60 mile long glacial valley that extends from the town of Pateros to Mazama along the magnificent Methow River. Winthrop is located in the northern portion of this valley at milepost 193 along North Cascades Highway 20 (Just be sure that there is no road closure of HWY 20 when planning your trip). Winthrop is a spectacular vacation destination with a Western flair.” Enjoy breath taking views of the north Cascades and the Methow Valley. Visit Pine Near RV Park for a beautiful stay in your RV.
Winthrop offers the opportunity to go skiing, sledding, snowmobiling, Ice skating, snowshoeing, hiking and fat biking. Winthrop is also coined as the best destination for winter Skiing. Maybe you just want to take a stroll in the beautiful countryside or breathe in some fresh air. Whatever your reason, Winthrop has winter fun for the whole family.
If you are a history nerd, Winthrop can take you back in time to the old west with a preserved 1900’s look and feel. In 1883 Winthrop attracted permanent white settlers with the promise of gold. The town now boasts to have the oldest saloon in Washington State called the Three Fingered Jack Saloon. If you need to delve further to learn all about Winthrop, visit the Shafer Museum.
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Written by: Robert Norman