Kelly’s Resort, located on the shores of Lake Chelan, is one of the best family owned resorts in Washington. Nestled at the base of the North Cascades, Kelly’s is just 3 hours northeast of Seattle. Kelly’s Resort has been a beloved vacation destination for over 70 years. We invite you to share in the history and beauty that’s Kelly’s Resort on beautiful Lake Chelan.

Travel during 2020 did not go as planned for many. Perhaps you didn’t get that summer vacation you had planned and are looking for an Autumn getaway? Our small size and individual cabins and condos make a socially distanced getaway to one of the best resorts in Washington, worry-free.

Our small, family lakeside resort is situated 12 miles up the South Shore of Lake Chelan. The resort includes an impressive 200′ of waterfront with sunbathing area, swimming area, 4 docks, a diving board, and moorage. Rowboats, canoes, and kayaks are available for guest use. A seasonal heated pool is open from Memorial Day through the first week of October.

The Lodge, located at the water’s edge, has a small convenience store, fireplace room, deck, and coffee bar. It’s a peaceful place to spend the morning reading the paper with a cup of hot coffee. The coffee bar is open through Labor Day. The convenience store, located in the main lodge, is open daily for guests and members, from Memorial Day weekend through September. Even as the season begins to wind down, the lodge offers a magical place to unwind and enjoy the views.

Resort lodging includes 11 individual cottages on the forested hillside and 4 lakeside condos directly on the water.

What to do on Your Lake Chelan Vacation

Lake Chelan, Washington has become a premier travel destination for the Pacific Northwest. Area activities include fishing, hiking, kayaking, boating, zip lining, hang-gliding, paragliding, skydiving, horseback riding, bicycling and more. Be sure to check out our blog post on the top 10 things to do in Chelan. Golf options include Lake Chelan Municipal, Bear Mountain Ranch, and the nationally recognized Desert Canyon.

Chelan vibrant winery scene has grown a lot in ten years. 18 wineries have opened, adding to Lake Chelan’s rich agricultural history. Here’s a post about a few of our favorite South Shore Wineries, all close to Kelly’s. Chelan Wine Tasting Summer and Fall 2020 is another informative post on Chelan’s wine scene. Don’t forget the great Chelan Brewery Scene, too!

For an unforgettable all-day excursion, take the Lady of the Lake ferry to Stehekin, located at the glacier fed head of Lake Chelan and accessible only by boat or seaplane.

For more ideas on visiting Lake Chelan and Kelly’s Resort, visit our blog. It’s full of tips and ideas for the best Lake Chelan Vacation. J

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