The Yakima Valley is preparing for another year of hop harvest, and it looks like it’s going to be another record breaking year. The Yakima Valley has a long history of growing hops, and we proudly produce more than 75% of the hops in the United States. Craft brewers and beer enthusiasts alike flock to … Continue reading Experience Hop Harvest
“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!
Looking for a unique way to explore Yakima Valley’s wine country? Then grab some friends and your bikes and taste your way through the vineyards! Our handy turn-by-turn guide will help you make the most of your bike tour through wine country! This 12-mile round trip ride will provide you with a good variety of … Continue reading Bike Through Yakima Valley Wine Country!
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!
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
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!
The cherries are ripe! Cherry picking is fun for the whole family, so grab the kids and come to the Yakima Valley to pick all the farm fresh cherries you can carry! Don’t forget the sunscreen and a bunch of boxes! To help you plan your trip, here’s a list of all the spots that … Continue reading Cherry Season Has Arrived!