Itís the 300 days of sun that shines on the birthplace of Washington State's wine industry. Itís the aroma of freshly picked hops, drifting on the afternoon breeze. Itís the sense of wholesomeness you get from hand picking the vegetables your family will eat that night. This is what makes Yakima and the Yakima Valley so special.
As the Yakima Valley's viticulture has matured over the last three decades, our winemakers are some of the most respected in the Northwest. With over 120 wineries and five AVAís in just 70 miles, wine tasting in the Yakima Valley is a rewarding and unique experience.LEARN MORE WINE TRIP IDEA
The volcanic soil and long, hot days makes the Yakima area the ideal place to grow hops. We proudly produce over 75% of our nationís hops, which means there wouldn't be craft beer without our farmers! When you come to the Yakima Valley, you come to the source!LEARN MORE CRAFT BREW TRIP IDEA
We pretty much invented ďFarm-to-Table.Ē With more than 40 commercial crops, we have the largest variety of fresh grown produce in the Pacific Northwest. Enjoy the sunshine while you hand pick your own fruit, or stroll through one of the many Farmers Markets.LEARN MORE FARM TRIP IDEA
Blessed with 300 days of sunshine each year, the Yakima area is the perfect destination if you like to play outside. Itís one of the few places in Central Washington where you can ski, bike, hike and golf, all in the same day. And the best part? Itís all just a short drive away!LEARN MORE ADVENTURE TRIP IDEA