Calling all Portland, Oregon, residents: Do you need a change of scenery? Consider a weekend getaway from Portland to Yakima! Our town is a peaceful oasis set amid hops fields and vineyards. The beautiful landscape merely sets the scene for all of the incredible possibilities that await during your trip! Explore hiking trails, attend wine tastings, and taste the bounty of Yakima with true farm-to-table cuisine. If you’re fortunate enough to call the Pacific Northwest home, take full advantage of various weekend getaways.
Start with a trip to Yakima, Washington! Request our complimentary Travel Guide when you’re ready to start planning. This guide is filled with recommendations on how you can experience our area like a local.
Your Guide to a Weekend Getaway From Portland to Yakima
What’s the Best Way to Travel From Portland to Yakima?
One of the reasons Yakima is a great weekend getaway from Portland is that it’s close. Yakima is just a three-hour drive from Portland! Enjoy 185 miles of incredible views. The route from Portland to Yakima passes through Mt. Hood National Forest. This is the perfect place to stop off and explore on your way!
Top 3 Things to Do in Yakima Valley
There are so many great things to on your weekend getaway to Yakima! These are our favorite activities that we recommend to guests:
Visit a Winery
Yakima Valley’s best-kept secret is that it’s the region’s Wine Country! Nestled in the middle of the desert you can find hops fields and lush vineyards. Get a taste of our area at Yakima Valley wineries! Try bold, crisp, or sparkling selections at vineyards like Treveri Cellars and Two Mountain Winery.
Go on a Waterfall Hike
The Pacific Northwest is known for its beautiful landscape. In any direction, you can catch views of mountains, lush greenery, and even waterfalls! We recommend waterfall hikes for the most enchanting outdoor experience near Yakima.
Dine at a 5-Star Restaurant
Dining is the cornerstone of any getaway. Every part of the world is known for its unique cuisine. Taste the bounty of our area at Birchfield Manor’s on-site restaurant. Our restaurant’s menu features fanciful offerings that use only the freshest, locally sourced ingredients.
Make Birchfield Manor Your Home Base
Stay at Birchfield Manor during your weekend getaway from Portland. Our bed and breakfast boast cozy accommodations, an on-site restaurant, and first-class amenities such as daily breakfast! We recommend a stay in our Victoria Room for ultimate relaxation. This room offers views of the on-site pond, a king-size bed, a private bath, luxury linens, and more!
Check our availability and start planning your much-needed weekend getaway!