WHAT TO DO
- Wine Country
- Sports and Casinos
- Mountain & River Recreation
- Farm Fresh Fun
- Culture, Museums & Tours
- Arts and Entertainment
- Wine Country Spas
- Visitor Information Center
Yakima Valley Visitor Information Center
Your first stop in Washington Wine Country
Visitor Information Center Hours
(Seasonal hours-shorter in winter months)
101 North Fair Avenue, Yakima, WA 98901 Mapquest
Spring/Summer Hours: Monday - Saturday 9 a.m. -5 p.m., Sunday 10a.m.-4p.m.
Free Wi-Fi available 24 hours a day 7 days a week.
Traveling over a mountain pass? Call 511 for updated pass conditions.
Local map to Visitor Information Center
46.36.442 to 120.29.309
Yakima Valley Wine Tasting at the VIC
Visitors love to start their wine tour with four 1 oz tastes of 2 reds and 2 whites at the Visitor Information Center. The wine dispenser containing the four selections is air compressed and each wine is at its appropriate temperature. The tasting is only $5 and includes a stem-less Govino glass to carry with you on the rest of your Yakima Valley wine tour. The Visitor Information Center sells over 30 Yakima Valley wines and many Yakima Valley made gifts.
Yakima Valley Travel Information & Unique Gifts
The Tuscan-themed Yakima Valley Visitor Information Center is your first stop to an enjoyable visit in Washington Wine Country. Check out the unique gifts, Yakima Valley products and large selection of Yakima Valley wine for sale. Staff members will assist you in selecting your ideal travel itinerary, help you with lodging arrangements, plot directions on maps and send you on your way to a pleasant stay in this bountiful agricultural mecca.
Yakima Valley Made Products
Many talented people from all over the world call the Yakima Valley home and the result is a Valley of community-minded and creative artists, farmers, wine-makers and more. Many of the products made in the Yakima Valley have deep roots in the fertile land that envelopes the Valley. With so many current awards in wine-making, the Yakima Valley has grown in popularity as a tourist destination. Spinning from the fact that the Yakima Valley AVA was the first in Washington state, we also produce 75% of the nation’s hops making craft beer and spirits a new love of the Valley, along with great wine. Gourmet food products are a staple here, turning our agricultural bounty into delicious tastes that are also exported to other regions and areas. Check out YakimaValleyMade.com for more Yakima Valley made products.
Stop by the Yakima Valley Visitor Information Center before visiting the Yakima Valley wineries to find out what winery events and wine specials are occurring during your stay. You can also sample and purchase various Yakima Valley wines at the center.
For more information call (509) 573-3388, 800-221-0751or email.
Driving Directions to the Visitor Information Center
Yakima Valley Visitor Information Center
101 North Fair Avenue, Yakima, WA 98901
From Seattle: Take I-90 East; at Ellensburg take Exit #110 to Yakima, Follow I-82 South until Fair Avenue/ Lincoln Avenue Exit 33A. Turn left at the light, the Yakima Valley Visitor Information Center is the first building on the left. Approximately 2.5 hours.
From Spokane: Take I-90 West nearly to Ellensburg. Take Exit #110 to Yakima,. Follow I-82 South until Fair Avenue/ Lincoln Avenue Exit 33A. Turn left at the light, the Yakima Valley Visitor Information Center is the first building on the left. Approximately 3.5 hours.
From Portland: Take I-84 East to Biggs Junction and take Exit #104, travel North on I-97 then merge onto I-82 W/US-97 N, stay on I-82 until you reach City Center/Yakima Avenue Exit 33. Turn right at 9th Street and then right on Martin Luther King Blvd. which turns into Fair Avenue, Go straight at light at freeway exit ramp, Yakima Valley Visitor Information Center on left. Approximately 3.5 hours.
From the Yakima Convention Center: Travel North on 8th Street and then right on Martin Luther King Blvd which turns into Fair Avenue. Continue on Fair Ave at the light at freeway exit ramp. Yakima Valley Visitor Information Center will be on your left. Approximately 4 minutes by car.
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