Take a stroll around the Historic Barge-Chestnut Neighborhood of Yakima and enjoy the views of the classic homes that symbolize the historical changes of Yakima. Beginning your walk at the Yakima Valley Museum, during this three mile, one hour walk you will see homes built in every decade, starting in 1880 through the mid-1980’s. Of … Continue reading Walking Tour of Classic Homes
The majority of the 120 wineries in the Yakima Valley are family-owned and operated. Most are smaller, boutique wineries, which means you often get a chance to talk to the owners and winemakers when visiting. There are numerous stories of how the winemakers began their craft of making fine wines, but here are a few … Continue reading Family-Owned Wineries of the Yakima Valley
Fine red wines and delectable chocolate are more than enough reason to visit the Yakima Valley during Red Wine & Chocolate weekend, February 16-18. But there are lots of other things happening this weekend that make visiting even more enticing! Come for the award-winning wines and chocolate, but stay for the live music, the chance … Continue reading There’s More to Red Wine & Chocolate!
Planning something for that special someone this Valentine’s day? How about a weekend getaway to the Yakima Valley? Red Wine & Chocolate Weekend, February 17-19, is a Yakima Valley signature event where you get to taste wines paired with delectable chocolate at numerous Yakima Valley wineries, and it’s the perfect time to visit with your … Continue reading Romance in Wine Country
Start your day with a leisurely breakfast and a view of the surrounding hills,or grab a quick pastry and espresso before you head out on an adventure. The Yakima Valley has a spot that is sure to please! BRUNCH SPOTS Provisions Restaurant & Market: One of the newest restaurant in Yakima, serving specialty’s such … Continue reading Best Breakfast Spots
We may not have much snow this winter, but that means it’s easy to get outdoors and enjoy the crisp fresh air! Take a brisk winter walk on one of these trails and enjoy the nature of the Yakima Valley, from shrub step to wetlands. If it ends up snowing, you can always bring the … Continue reading Winter Trail Walks
A Monarch Butterfly released in Downtown Yakima was found on September 22, 2017, 611 miles away in the San Francisco Bay area on its way to Mexico. Ninety tagged Monarchs were set free from the Yakima Convention Center Plaza by butterfly expert Dr. David James that day. The flight to California took 57 days. We … Continue reading Nature’s Wonder: A Butterfly Migration