Soar the skies above in a bright balloon, or experience the country at eye level by foot, hoof and pedal! Or stay close to the turf—play 18 holes on a certified Audobon Course. For the less serious golfer, putt-putt can be found right in downtown Winthrop, right next to Sheri’s Sweet Shoppe. Cool off on by floating the river, or paddling the lake. More info
Best known for its winter recreation, sunshine, and dry snow!
Winthrop is home to the nation’s largest cross-country ski area and some of the most acclaimed snowmobiling and backcountry skiing around. Ski, snowshoe, sled, shred, fat bike or skate, the Methow Valley has it all. More info
Arts & Culture
Winthrop and the surrounding Methow Valley are renowned for the artists and crafts persons who call this place their home.
Several galleries showcase the work of local, regional and other artists. You'll also find unique and unforgettable gifts and novelties, and likely run into an artist or two during your visit. More info
Family Friendly Fun
10 extraordinary family friendly things to do in Winthrop.
Grab your cowboy hat and don’t miss these top atrractions!
Spring Creek Bridge, Sateekhwa Bridge, Shafer Museum, National Fish Hatchery, Smokejumper Base, Falls Creek Waterfall, Pearrygin Lake State Park, Horseback Riding, Farmers Markets, Sheri’s Sweet Shoppe. More info
For a delightful shopping excursion, come stroll the boardwalk.
Take an old time portrait, watch experienced artists at work in a glass blowing studio, or browse the galleries for nature inpired art, Western memorabilia. Or stop by one of several outdoor sporting goods stores to chat with experienced guides and plan an intinerary for your next outdoor adventure. More info
Wine & Dine
Wine cellars and four star dining rooms to some of the best locally grown foods in the Northwest.
Let's not forget pizza, ice cream and more espresso machines than you can count on one hand. Something to suit everyone's tastes and needs. Brew pubs, taverns, and coffee roasters as well. More Info