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If you’re crossing through Okanogan Country into Canada (or vice versa), there are a few things you should know. U.S. and Canadian citizens aged 16 or older need to present a valid, acceptable travel document, such as a passport, U.S. passport card, traveler card, permanent resident card or enhanced driver’s license when entering by land or water. Those under 16 may present a birth certificate or

Okanagan alternate proof of citizenship. Know the importing prohibited items. You can check out a list of items on the U.S. or Canadian Border Patrol websites. Be ready to declare all items with you in the vehicle to save time. Border wait times can be monitored online. Travelers should build extra time into their trip for the border crossing in case of delays.

International travelers should expect an inspection, even during busy holidays, when entering the U.S. The Oroville-Osoyoos border facility is the area’s only 24-hour crossing. Crossings with limited hours are located at Nighthawk (9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily), Ferry-Midway (9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily), Danville-Grand Forks (8 a.m. to midnight daily) and Laurier-Cascade (8 a.m. to midnight daily). More information on border crossing is available online at www.customs.gov or www.travel.state.gov.

METHOW VALLEY

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Beautiful Methow Valley We have something for everyone: • Hiking • Biking • Shopping • Art and Music • Parks • Fishing • Hunting and so much more

HOMETOWN PIZZA Pizza, Calzones, Subs, Fresh Salads, Grinders, Hard Ice Cream, Milkshakes, Sundaes Informal banquet room available. Featuring Stone Baked Pizzas from Scratch The valley’s choice for affordable family dining. Family owned and operated since 1992.

Twisp, WA. • 509-997-2100

The Winthrop Inn • Heated Pool • Hot Tub • Satellite TV • Queen Beds • Refrigerators • Microwaves • Wireless Internet

On the Methow River

SPORTSMAN MOTEL Clean, Quiet Rooms at a Reasonable Rates Kitchens • Close to Recreation • Easy Parking

(509) 997-2911 1010 E. Hwy. 20 • P. O. Box 98 • Twisp, WA 98856

The Merc Playhouse Live theater and events throughout the year. Visit our website for current event listing.

www.mercplayhouse.org 101 S. Glover St., Twisp 509-997-PLAY (7529)

HANK’S MARKET 509-997-7711 412 Methow Valley Hwy., Twisp Visit our website: hanksharvestfoods.com

1-800-444-1972

509-996-2217

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Vacationland  

Your complete guide to visiting Okanogan Country, which includes Okanogan and Ferry counties in North-Central Washington.

Vacationland  

Your complete guide to visiting Okanogan Country, which includes Okanogan and Ferry counties in North-Central Washington.

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