Since the Yakima Valley has more than 300 days of sunshine beaming down each year, you're pretty much guaranteed to have perfect weather to get out and explore!
Don't forget to make your first stop the Yakima Valley Visitor Information Center where you can find more information and plan your trip with one of our travel consultants.
What better way to beat the heat of summer than a leisurely float through the winding Yakima River Canyon, surrounded by towering basalt cliffs? Keep your eyes open for wildlife! The canyon is home to raptors, big horn sheep and more.
Each Thursday all summer long, enjoy local craft beverages and an outstanding lineup of live music on Downtown Yakima's Historic Front Street. Each week features two bands, a bustling beer garden and tasty food. Best of all, it's free and family friendly with activities for all!
From berries and cherries to peppers, peaches and more, come for the farm-fresh experience and take home your own harvest! With more than 40 crops grown here, find u-pick farms and farm stands throughout the Valley. Don't miss summer fruit festivals for on-the-farm fun and food for everyone!
Take a guided wine tasting tour on horseback! Enjoy a trail ride or wagon ride through Rattlesnake Hills and Red Mountain vineyards with tasting stops along the way and even a scenic picnic lunch or dinner. Cowboy hats are encouraged!
The Yakima Valley proudly produces 75% of US hops! Our hop industry keeps the beer industry brewing but Yakima's craft beer scene is hopping. It's a beer lover's destination! Tour local craft breweries on your own or hop on the Little Hopper - Yakima's Beer Bus.
Fly fish on Washington's only blue ribbon trout stream, the Yakima River! Wade or drift on the winding waterway beneath dramatic basalt cliffs. Fish on your own or with the experts at Red's Fly Shop. Make it a special trip with a stay at Canyon River Lodge.
Whether you're a beginner or an expert, paddling on pristine lakes surrounded by Cascade Mountain peaks is an experience to remember. Stay in Yakima and reserve your spot for SUP lessons, group clinics and even SUP yoga just a short drive away.
The Yakima Valley is where Washington wine was born. Find your next favorite wine at more than 85 wineries in 5 AVAs just a short drive all around Yakima. Leave time for tasty bites at the wineries, from wood-fired pizza to sweet treats.
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