Top things to do in Yakima

Top Choice Microbrewery in Yakima

Bale Breaker Brewing

Here's a unique opportunity to drink craft beer in the hops fields it was made from. The tap room is in a homey big barn-like building with plenty of outdoor seating where the kids can run around, or head inside for…
Top Choice Museum in Yakima

Yakima Valley Museum

This highly educational and entertaining museum is one of the state's best. It tells the story of the region from a geographic and historical viewpoint, with a strong emphasis on agriculture and the Yakama Native Am…
Top Choice Cafe in Yakima

Northtown Coffee

Northtown sells Portland's famous Stumptown coffee in cozy nooks set beneath high, Victorian ceilings and lit by large windows. There's not much in the way of food besides pastries and a few sandwiches, but go ahead…
Fusion in Yakima

Birchfield Manor Restaurant

The revered Birchfield is a dining experience offered in an intimate 1910 B&B. While the accommodations are considered top end, the food is even better. Reservations must be made in advance and seating is at set…
Brewery in Yakima

Tieton Cider Works

Visit this industrial-style cider bar right next to the production facility. You can taste the dozen or so delicious varieties that are mostly produced from the company's nearby organic farms that have been in the s…
Tacos in Yakima

Tacos Los Primos #2

It looks dirty and is parked humbly in front of Delaney's Lost Sock Laundromat, but this little taco shack churns out some of very Latino Yakima's best tacos, tortas, sopas and burritos for next to nothing. We highl…
Bakery in Yakima

Essencia Artisan Bakery

Head to this homey bakery that's always full of locals for creative sandwiches (think ginger roast beef or brie and chicken), soups, salads, panini, homemade chai, and of course, the decent selection of breads and b…
Cafe in Yakima

Gilbert Cellars

This refined downtown tasting room ($5 for five tastings) has the air of a classy wine bar. Service is knowledgeable but unpretentious and there are some excellent cheese-based snacks.
Park in Yakima

Yakima Greenway

A pleasant oasis in an otherwise unremarkable city, the Greenway is best accessed via Sarg Hubbard Park at I-82 exit 33. It has 18 miles of paths for walkers and cyclists that track the fast-flowing Yakima River thr…
Winery in Yakima

Hedges Family Estate

A grand estate in flat vineyards started by an American-French love affair. The Cabs are king.