Yakima, WA

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With Mount Rainier looming in the distance, this sunny city in central Washington is known for its fantastic vineyards and historic trolley line.

Yakima is sometimes called the Palm Springs of Washington. Once you arrive, it’s easy to understand why. This sunny city in central Washington has little of the fog and rain visiting much of the state. Explore the charming downtown or sip your way through famous vineyards in the surrounding Yakima Valley.

For shopping and dining, visit North Front Street Historic District. Cobblestone streets and meticulously restored historic buildings set the stage for a pleasant day on the town.

Take advantage of central Washington’s semiarid climate at Yakima Area Arboretum any day from dawn to dusk. This living museum has over 1,000 species of plants and trees.

Travel on one of Yakima’s famous trolleys. The city hosts America’s last intact electric rail line from the early 20th century. Entry to the Yakima Electric Railway Museum is free but there is a small fee to take a ride.

Head to Marquette Stadium to see the Yakima Mavericks, a semi-pro football team, play a game. Watch an exciting car race at Yakima Speedway.

On a clear day, look for the striking silhouette of Mount Rainier.This famous mountain is a favorite destination for hikers and mountain climbers.

The surrounding Yakima Valley offers a variety of daytrip destinations. This agrarian region is known for its apple, wine and hops production. Within an hour’s drive, enjoy a wine tasting at one of Yakima Valley’s celebrated vineyards or play a game of golf.

Drive south to Yakama Nation, a large Indian reservation that gave Yakima its name. Toppenish, the reservation’s largest city, is home to a cultural center, museum and gift shop. Take a walking tour to see more than 70 large murals painted on buildings throughout the small town.

No matter when you visit, Yakima promises to be a sunny and welcoming destination. As a gateway to the Yakima Valley, it is also the perfect home base for your explorations of central Washington.

Days Inn by Wyndham Yakima
Days Inn by Wyndham Yakima
2 out of 5
1504 N. First St., I-82 Exit 31 / Hwy 12, Yakima, WA, 98901
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $63 per night from Oct 16 to Oct 17
Stay at this business-friendly hotel in Yakima. Enjoy free breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the clean rooms in ...
3.7/5 Good! (999 reviews)
Good motel for a stopover
"Welcoming check in. The room was clean and comfortable. Good breakfast. Great for a stopover."

Reviewed on Sep 27, 2022

Baymont by Wyndham Yakima
Baymont by Wyndham Yakima
2.5 out of 5
1603 E Yakima Ave, Yakima, WA, 98901
The price is $89 per night from Oct 5 to Oct 6
Stay at this business-friendly hotel in Yakima. Enjoy free breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the clean rooms in ...
4.2/5 Excellent! (1,000 reviews)
"The staff was friendly, very clean & amazing view of the river"

Reviewed on Sep 26, 2022

The Hotel Y
The Hotel Y
2.5 out of 5
1700 N 1st St, Yakima, WA, 98901
The price is $139 per night from Sep 29 to Sep 30
Stay at this business-friendly motel in Yakima. Enjoy free breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the clean rooms in ...
4.3/5 Excellent! (380 reviews)
"Excellent, clean, friendly staff"

Reviewed on Sep 22, 2022

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Overnight With Us LLC - 3500 #2 - 2 BDRM, 1.5 BA
Overnight With Us LLC - 3500 #2 - 2 BDRM, 1.5 BA
Yakima, WA
Stay at this family-friendly vacation home in Yakima. Enjoy WiFi, onsite parking, and an in-room DVD player. Popular attractions Westpark Shopping Center and ...
5/5 Exceptional! (27 reviews)
good location and clean
"I was there for cataract surgery and the house is less than 5 minutes from the clinic. It was clean and had everything we would need. Living room small with seating for 3 adults only so a little cramped if you have more people. Fine for 2 of us."

Reviewed on Sep 8, 2022

NEW Downtown Apt 202 Historic 1908 Church
NEW Downtown Apt 202 Historic 1908 Church
Yakima, WA
Stay at this apartment in Yakima. Enjoy free WiFi, onsite parking, and a TV. Popular attractions Capitol Theater and Yakima Valley Trolleys are located nearby. ...
4.1/5 Very Good! (7 reviews)
Cool building!
"Stayed here for five weeks in the small studio. Great experience!"

Reviewed on Jun 8, 2022

The Lodge at Canyon River Ranch
The Lodge at Canyon River Ranch
3.5 out of 5
14700 Hwy 821, Near Mile Marker 15, Yakima, WA, 98926
Stay at this 3.5-star business-friendly aparthotel in Yakima. Enjoy a garden, laundry facilities, and meeting facilities. Our guests praise the restaurant and ...
4.5/5 Wonderful! (51 reviews)
World class lodge on the Yakima River.
"I have stayed several times at the Canyo River Lodge on the Yakima River. Every time I am reminded of how beautiful the Yakima River canyon is and how easy a drive it is from Seattle. The lodge itself is a world class facility right on the river. The suites are lovely, the staff is excellent, and ..."

Reviewed on Dec 9, 2017

Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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