Cruisin’ the Ave!

“Grab that special one and jump into your candy-colored custom or your screamin’ machine, and cruise downtown.” – opening line from American Graffiti “Cruise the Ave” nights are still alive in Downtown Yakima! The Downtown Association of Yakima hosts four cruise nights throughout the summer. Classic cars from all eras drive up and down Yakima … Continue reading Cruisin’ the Ave!

Let’s Go Swimming!

Need to beat the heat?  Cool off with a refreshing dip in a pool, lake or river! The Yakima Valley has a ton of places to boat, float, fish, kayak and swim, so get out there and find a spot to cool down! IN THE LAKE! Bumping Lake: Located off Highway 410, this lake was … Continue reading Let’s Go Swimming!

Fields of Purple

The Yakima Valley, known for vast vineyard acreage and over 100 wineries, happens to be on the same latitude as the famous wine regions of France. This area in southern France is also legendary for its fields of lavender. Therefore, it is not surprising that lavender fields are found in the Yakima Valley as well. … Continue reading Fields of Purple

Wine and Dine!

It’s no secret that wine and food make a great combination! Take time to enjoy a light lunch or picnic at one of the over 100 winery’s in the Yakima Valley. There is always a place to enjoy a bite in any area of the Yakima Valley that you choose to go winetasting from the … Continue reading Wine and Dine!