School is almost out for the summer, which means it’s time to find fun activities for the whole family! The Yakima Valley has loads of things to do, from miles of paved trails for biking and hiking, plus camping, river floats, festivals and more! Here are a few choices to add to your vacation Itinerary: … Continue reading Family Friendly Summer Activities
Have you ever gone wine tasting on horseback? The horses clip clop along as you ride through vineyards and orchards, experiencing the sights, sounds, smells, and tastes of the fine wines of the Yakima Valley. You can choose to go by horseback, plush European horse drawn carriage, buckboard wagon, or Cowboy Limo (hay wagon). This … Continue reading Wine Country Trail Rides
Summer is the time to get outside with your pet and enjoy the warm weather and sunshine. You don’t have to leave “fido” home; the Yakima Valley is a pet friendly destination! So grab your growlers, both the four legged kind and the beer containers, to these breweries in the largest hop growing region of … Continue reading Bring your “Growler!”
The Yakima Valley encompasses a number of small towns, all of which commemorate their distinctiveness with their own unique celebrations. From hot air balloon rally’s to hop harvest celebrations to building a dinosaur, you’ll find plenty of interesting ways to have fun in the Yakima Valley! ZILLAH Zillah Community Days May 11-12 The City … Continue reading Small Town Celebrations
Summer brings the entertainment outdoors for festivals and concerts on those warm evenings. On any weekend (and even weekdays), you can listen to local musicians or catch some national acts playing throughout the Yakima Valley. Grab your sunglasses and lawn chairs and come on over for a weekend of sunshine and music paired with your … Continue reading Summer of Music
Spring Barrel Weekend is Yakima Valley’s biggest BYOG (bring your own glass) wine tasting event of the year! On April 27-29, there are over 100 wineries opening their barrels to give you a sneak peek into this year vintages and what they could mature into. But beyond just the wine and beautiful scenery, there is … Continue reading Spring Barrel Entertainment!
Spring Barrel Tasting is an amazing time of year in the Yakima Valley! One of the largest wine events in the state, it’s a celebration of spring, new wines and a peek at the warm summer months ahead. The wineries of the Yakima Valley pull out all the stops: winemakers and staff are on hand … Continue reading Tips for Spring Barrel Weekend!