Tsillan Cellars and 6 Other South Shore Lake Chelan Wineries

Tsillan Cellars South Shore Lake Chelan WineryWashington’s largest natural lake is home to more than 30 wineries, offering one-of-a-kind wine tasting experiences. Many, like Tsillan Cellars, are quite near our Lake Chelan South Shore waterfront resort.

You may not realize it but Lake Chelan is an official AVA, an American Viticulture Area. If you’re not familiar with the term, an AVA is a officially designated geographical region whose soil, elevation, and other factors, are beneficial for the growing of wine grapes.

The Lake Chelan AVA is located on the southern and eastern shores on land that is at or below 2,000 feet in elevation. Basically, from Chelan and on uplake for 12 miles.

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Slidewaters Water Park at Lake Chelan

Slidewaters Water Park at Lake Chelan WAOne of the most popular attractions at Lake Chelan is just about to begin its 2019 season. Slidewaters water park is scheduled to open on May 25th, 2019!

Slidewaters water park is home to acres of fun with 11 water slides, heated pools, an arcade, volleyball court, and so much more. Later this summer it will also be home to Lakeside Surf, the world’s largest and the United States first deep water stationary wave!

Best of all, the water park overlooks one of the most beautiful sights in the Pacific Northwest: lovely Lake Chelan.

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One of the most beautiful towns on the West Coast: Lake Chelan

The Culture Trip highly recommends a visit to beautiful Lake Chelan: Puts Lake Chelan on its list of the top ten most beautiful towns on the West Coast.

Lake Chelan

Lake Chelan is on Fodor’s list of 5 Perfect Shoulder Season Destinations.

We are in the final week of our shoulder-season rates and would love to welcome you to Kelly’s Resort on Lake Chelan.

Fodors Travel Destinations, Lake Chelan


Lake Chelan is a Hidden Gem

Lake Chelan, Washington

Sun-started Seattle-ites have been crossing the mountains in search of blue skies for years. While Lake Chelan is well-known in western Washington, it’s still a hidden gem for most people.The lake is surrounded by hills and is one of the deepest in the country. Families love the variety of watersports, such as boating, kayaking and swimming. When you’re done playing on the lake, head to one of the many wineries in the surrounding area.


Lake Chelan Winery Tours

Lake Chelan Winery if offering tours every weekend through February.

What a nice way to stay warm!


Boating on Lake Chelan from Kelly’s Resort to Mitchell Creek



Across the lake from Kelly’s Resort is the wonderful boat-in campsite of Mitchell Creek.


There’s a nicely protected marina for power boats and this cove… perfect for a kayak.

Noon at Mitchell Creek

Great uplake view from the campsite. Nice spot for lunch.



Time to head back.  What a day!


Pet-Friendly Lodging on Lake Chelan

156212923Are you looking for the perfect getaway for your whole family, including the four-legged members? Some of the cabins at Kelly’s Resort are pet-friendly!

Feel free to bring your pets when staying in one of our private, fully-equipped, pet-friendly cabins.  They will enjoy the lake just as much as you!  We have plenty of hiking trails for the active breeds, or they can enjoy relaxing on your own private deck.

Hundreds of families have made coming to Kelly’s Resort a yearly tradition.  We would love to welcome you, your children, and your pets as part of our growing family.  Please contact us if you have any questions or would like to make a reservation in one of our pet-friendly cabins.

Welcome to our new site!

Welcome to the new site for Kelly’s Resort! We worked with our website host, InsideOut Solutions, to keep the site easy to navigate and show off the best parts of our property.

Find the history of our family-friendly resort here, or take a look at everything that Chelan and Lake Chelan have to offer for a vacationer. Our cabins are one-of-a-kind and you can find out all about them, as well as view pictures, here. We also have a map of the resort. With walking trails, the lake, a beach area, a playground, and much more, you’ll never be at a loss for things to do!

If you’d like to contact us with questions or make a reservation, please email us at reservations@kellysresort.com or visit our reservations page.

We look forward to welcoming to you Kelly’s Resort on Lake Chelan!