- Our list of the best things to do in Yakima, Washington, features the top 61 nearby activities — including 15 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Yakima, WA has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Food & Drink, Entertainment & Shows, Outdoor Places, and Museums & Galleries.
- The results below include the top 38 things to do within the city of Yakima, WA , followed by 24 popular activities in nearby cities, including Zillah, Benton City and Ellensburg
The Yakima Valley Museum offers many different exhibits and activities, including the ongoing Japanese Pioneers of Yakima Valley and Children's Story Time. There are also several available tours, a gift shop, and a soda fountain.
A very quaint winery and vineyard, Bonair Winery was founded in 1985 and is open everyday for tastings. On the grounds there is a large pond with local ducks and swans, and they also have the space for weddings and small events.
Located in downtown Yakima, Gilbert Cellars provides its customers with excellent wine samples paired with appetizers in the tasting room. Live music, special events, and gallery exhibits can all be experienced at various times during the year.
Harvesting their grapes from the volcanic soil of the Yakima and Columbia valleys, Kana Winery makes a wide variety of wines. They host a number of special events, and maintain a tasting room with food pairings for visitors.
At Yakima Valley Visitors Center, visitors can learn about the region's attractions and community events. The visitor center staff provides visitors with brochures and trip planning tips for things to do in the area.
Travelers who are interested in bird watching and wildlife viewing may enjoy what Fort Simcoe State Park has to offer. The location, which also contains 0.8 miles of hiking trails, also contains a volleyball field and four sheltered picnic tables.