Museums ( LEAVENWORTHLAKE CHELANWENATCHEECASHMERE ) – Learn about the area’s pioneer days and the Native Americans that called this place home for years.  Discover how the landscape was shaped by glaciers and wild rushing waters and the abundance wildlife that inhabit the area’s diverse regions.  While in Leavenworth, make sure to stop by the famous Nutcracker Museum on Front St. to see an amazing collection from distant lands and learn the importance of the nutcracker throughout history.  Take time to tour the historic Pioneer Village in Cashmere for a one-of-a-kind experience as you step back in time and stop by the impressive 9-11 Spirit of America Memorial at Riverside Park.  The Wenatchee Valley Museum & Cultural Center hosts regional art and historical displays as well as a fantastic model train replica of the historic Stevens Pass rail line.