Leavenworth, Wash. — Out of the 20 categories in the 2018's viewers poll, Leavenworth was named "best" in four different categories: Best Getaway Town, Best Campground, Best Destination Brewery, and Best Festival.

For Best Getaway Town, it's easy to see why Leavenworth is a winner.

There's shopping downtown, hiking in the Cascades and whitewater rafting on the Wenatchee.

It doesn't matter what time of year you visit there's always something to do -- making Leavenworth the perfect destination for a long weekend away with family and friends.

Leavenworth also won Best Festival for its Oktoberfest.

The celebration is the second biggest Oktoberfest outside of Munich.

For three weekends in October, you can enjoy beer, brats and live music at four different venues around town. Prost!

Leavenworth is the 2018 winner for Best Getaway Town and their Oktoberfest won Best Festival in the 2018 Best Northwest Escapes contest sponsored by Washington's Playground.

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