Top things to do in Southeastern Washington

Top Choice Mediterranean in Walla Walla

Saffron Mediterranean Kitchen

This place isn't about cooking, it's about alchemy: Saffron takes seasonal, local ingredients and turns them into pure gold. The Med-inspired menu lists dishes such as asparagus-fontina flatbread, wood-grilled quail…
Top Choice American in Walla Walla

Andrae's Kitchen

Yep, it's inside a gas station. You got a problem with that? Well, you won't after you eat here. Super-creative burgers, tacos, po'boys, gyros, all made from scratch…this is not gas-station food. Even the coleslaw h…
Waterfall in Southeastern Washington

Palouse Falls State Park

Fifty-four miles north of Walla Walla and 83 miles west of Pullman, off Hwy 261, this jaw-droppingly magnificent waterfall tumbles 198ft down a craggy, dry valley. If this were closer to a major city the roads would…
French in Walla Walla

Brasserie 4

Sharing a latitude with Bordeaux and a French passion for growing grapes, it was only a matter of time before Walla Walla got this français. Cool, minimalist, the waitstaff knows its wines and the Gallic-inspired fo…
Fusion in Walla Walla

Whitehouse-Crawford Restaurant

Make a beeline for this fine-dining establishment housed in an impressively renovated 1905 woodworking mill. Great local seafood and produce highlight the seasonally (and daily) varying menu.
Park in Tri-Cities

Columbia Park

At first glance, the Tri-Cities can seem like nothing but one big traffic snarl. The best solution: go to the park. This 400-acre green space along the river showcases all the nice things about this functional urban…
Museum in Tri-Cities

REACH Museum

In a cool modern building overlooking Columbia Park, this hands-on museum focuses on local and regional history and the ecological impacts of human activity (including a lot about the Hanford nuclear reactor). There…
French in Walla Walla


Widely lauded fine dining in the Marcus Whitman Hotel; try to bag the chef's table in the kitchen, where you'll get a special meal prepared for you as you watch. The small-plate, many-course food is inspired by seas…
Cafe in Walla Walla

Olive Marketplace & Café

In the historic 1885 Barrett Building, this breezy cafe-market serving breakfast, lunch and dinner is a good place to line your stomach for an impending wine tasting. Go for the creative breakfast dishes (the likes …
Ice Cream in Pullman

Ferdinand's Ice Cream Shoppe

Ferdinand is the pacifist bull from a beloved children's book and Disney short film – his story decorates this cute little ice-cream shop in illustrated panels. In addition to seriously good ice cream in dozens of f…