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Things to do in Yakima River

Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Restaurant
“GREAT skiing and snowboarding, lessons, and a wonderful place for apre ski at the lodge. You'll love sitting on the outdoor deck with the glowing fireplace and fabulous views.”
  • 24 locals recommend
Bar
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“Old brick tavern with food and live music most weekends in downtown Roslyn. Favorites include the beef dip sandwich and rosemary french fries.”
  • 29 locals recommend
Nature
“The best outdoor Amphitheatre in the country. The views and sunsets are amazing and the concerts are as good as they get.”
  • 8 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“Excellent food and wine flights. Relaxing atmosphere, live music, sports on tv too.”
  • 19 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
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“Unfortunately, this is the only grocery store in town. However, if you like NATURAL foods, head to the Natural Food Store on the other side of Cle Elum. Even though small, there are many options to choose from (along with a wonderful coffee shop!)”
  • 10 locals recommend
Park
“Lovely summertime weather at Howard Amon, very pleasant people, very clean, and has so much wildlife to look at. There are areas to swim, a jogging/biking/walking path and snack shops. In the spring and summer they have many activities going on as well.”
  • 19 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“Cowiche is always good- variety of food at a reasonable price, and a great beer and wine selection. It’s a great spot for burgers, salads, pasta, and steaks. ”
  • 10 locals recommend
Park
“Great place to see the sunset and lights of the Columbia Basin. Remember to take a flashlight and be careful walking down in the dark”
  • 12 locals recommend
Bakery
“In the mood for sweets? The BEST cupcake you'll ever eat! Recently featured on TV for their amazing variety of flavors - even gluten free variations. In the mood for something different and fresh for lunch? Frost Me Sweet also gives you a large menu to choose from. My recommendation? Eat your dessert first!!!”
  • 9 locals recommend
Brewery
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“A beautiful drive from here and a great place to hang out, have a beer and enjoy some pizza. If you're up at White Pass or in that area, its worth the stop on your way back to town. They have a big grass area and outside seating. ”
  • 8 locals recommend
Bakery
“Wonderful small town bakery with all the yummy goodies. Many specialty items too, soup mixes, jams and jellies, scone mixes, sauces, hats and t-shirts. Great coffee too!”
  • 8 locals recommend
Pizza Place
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“Popular pizza place in town! Pizza by the slice during the day. Family run. ”
  • 7 locals recommend
Wine Shop
“Sparkling winery with tours & a tasting room offering light bites & a patio with sweeping views.”
  • 9 locals recommend
Shopping Centre
“This is the main shopping area in the TriCities. Plenty of easily seen stores & restaurants can be found in this area. ”
  • 4 locals recommend
Bakery
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“Our favorite bakery! You can't go wrong with soups, treats, lunch deals....everything is divine!!!”
  • 10 locals recommend
Museum
“The museum frequently has special events such as TedX Yakima talks. Check out their schedule! ”
  • 9 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Restaurant
“GREAT skiing and snowboarding, lessons, and a wonderful place for apre ski at the lodge. You'll love sitting on the outdoor deck with the glowing fireplace and fabulous views.”
  • 24 locals recommend
Bar
“Old brick tavern with food and live music most weekends in downtown Roslyn. Favorites include the beef dip sandwich and rosemary french fries.”
  • 29 locals recommend
American Restaurant
“Excellent food and wine flights. Relaxing atmosphere, live music, sports on tv too.”
  • 19 locals recommend
American Restaurant
“Cowiche is always good- variety of food at a reasonable price, and a great beer and wine selection. It’s a great spot for burgers, salads, pasta, and steaks. ”
  • 10 locals recommend
Bakery
“In the mood for sweets? The BEST cupcake you'll ever eat! Recently featured on TV for their amazing variety of flavors - even gluten free variations. In the mood for something different and fresh for lunch? Frost Me Sweet also gives you a large menu to choose from. My recommendation? Eat your dessert first!!!”
  • 9 locals recommend
Brewery
“A beautiful drive from here and a great place to hang out, have a beer and enjoy some pizza. If you're up at White Pass or in that area, its worth the stop on your way back to town. They have a big grass area and outside seating. ”
  • 8 locals recommend
Pizza Place
“Popular pizza place in town! Pizza by the slice during the day. Family run. ”
  • 7 locals recommend
Wine Bar
“Bookwalter often has live music on the weekends and the wine and food never disappoints. New outdoor lounge area with firepits galore!”
  • 10 locals recommend

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