Our community and businesses are adhering to new COVID-19 related restrictions issued by Governor Jay Inslee in place until December 14.

When we’re all ready, we’re excited to share our beautiful Valley with you again. In the meantime, dream and plan for your future Yakima Valley escape. As you plan, keep these guidelines in place.

TRAVELING TIPS for the Yakima Valley

What's Open?

  • Restaurants, wineries, breweries, and bars are open for outdoor seating and service at 50% capacity, only five or fewer people can dine together.
  • In-store retail (including at wineries) is available at 25% capacity.
  • Personal services are provided at 25% capacity.
  • Lodging is available at Yakima Valley hotels with the expectation that visitors follow state and local safety practices, such as masking and distancing.
  • Local trails and most Washington State public lands are open for recreation with the expectation that visitors follow state and county safety practices.

Visit Confidently and Safely

  • Please respect masking mandates when visiting our local businesses. Wear masks properly, covering both mouth and nose.
  • Travel only with members of your immediate household.
  • Maintain at least six feet of distance from those not in your party.
  • Review official recovery and reopening resources from the Health Department.
  • Consider scheduling your activities during off-peak times and days to reduce traffic if possible.
  • Slow down and spend more time. Instead of visiting as many stops as possible, spend more time enjoying smaller number of experiences.
  • If one of your stops is crowded, practice patience and wait until traffic declines.

Visit our Guide to Traveling Confidently


Guidelines for Responsible Traveling

We can’t wait to welcome you back to our beautiful Yakima Valley when it’s time and when you’re ready! Plan your future adventures here and #TravelConfidently. The health and safety of our visitors, our businesses and our residents will be our top priority while you visit. Let’s make it our shared commitment. All our wineries, breweries, restaurants and other businesses are preparing enhanced safety practices to protect you while you’re here. We’ll also ask you and all our visitors to use safe practices while we share our Valley with you.

To reach us, check our contact page. For updated COVID-19 info in the Yakima Valley click here. Stay safe and keep the Yakima Valley in mind for your future travels.

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