Things to Do in Yakima, Washington

Yakima, Washington, is nestled away in Washington’s Wine Country among beautifully serene landscape. Upon arriving in our area, you will feel like you’ve come upon an oasis in the middle of the desert. Even though our area is seemingly unassuming, there’s no shortage of things to do in Yakima. From some of the most decadent dining in the state to unparalleled outdoor adventure, you can easily unplug, unwind, and recharge of your Yakima Valley getaway. At Birchfield Manor, we believe that vacation planning should be easy. That’s why we’ve curated our one of a kind Travel Guide that’s filled with local knowledge and recommendations about how to best experience Yakima’s bounty of things to do. Oh, and it’s complimentary.

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About Yakima Valley

Yakima Valley is the bearer of much of the state’s bounty. Our area boasts rich agriculture that’s given way to countless vineyards, hops fields, and more. To be exact, Yakima Valley account for more than 75 percent of the nation’s domestics hops and is home to more than 120 wineries.

Our incredible agricultural success can be attributed to our climate. Yakima is considered a semi-arid climate and hosts more than 300 days of sunshine per year. That makes for happy crops and happy visitors! Read on to learn more about things to do in Yakima Valley.

Grapes on vine.
wine and cheese

Wineries and Breweries

Sip and savor your way through Yakima Valley. We’ve already established that our area is responsible for producing some of the smoothest wine and beer around. As locals, we’ve sipped at many of the wineries and breweries in our area. Tap into our favorites listed below.


Fine Dining

At Birchfield Manor, food is in our DNA. Before our head chef Brad Masset was a chef, he was a child growing up the Manor House. A passion for cooking and local, quality ingredients was instilled in him by his father, Wilford Masset. His father was a Swiss-trained chef and Washington native. This local knowledge paired with a distinguished skillset blended to result in the birth of Birchfield Manor Inn & Restaurant. Our on-site restaurant is one of the best dining options in Yakima, and is just one of the many reasons staying with us is the best way to experience Yakima.

Plated dinner of scallops and sauce at Birchfield Manor.
Nature in Yakima Valley.

Explore Outdoors

Our fertile lands are the perfect growing conditions for several crops. Grow your passion for the valley when you explore them! Explore via hiking, biking, kayaking, golf, and even more. We can tell you about our area’s beauty, but the best way is to see for yourself. Browse a few of our favorite ways to get outside in Yakima.

Yakima Valley Premier Lodging

What will you do in Yakima Valley? More importantly, where will you stay? Birchfield Manor is your premier Yakima lodging option. Stay near some of the best things to do in Yakima, and be just steps away from our five-star restaurant. Our property is three, expansive acres with a small vineyard, pond, and lush, beautifully manicured gardens. You can see and eat the best of Yakima Valley right from our inn. Our luxuriously appointed guest rooms have the finest amenities in a relaxed setting. We are proud to call Yakima Valley and Birchfield Manor home. Come experience what we’re raving about!

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