The Yakima Valley is world renown for our fertile volcanic infused soil, where we grow over 75% of our nation's hops. Don't forget to make your first stop the Yakima Valley Visitor Information Center where you can find more information and plan your stops with one of our travel consultants.
You won’t find a hop country and craft beer experience like this anywhere else in the U.S. precisely because the Yakima Valley is hop country USA.
A Yakima Valley beercation takes you to the heart of one of the most important hop growing regions in the world. Our hop growers keep the beer industry brewing and our brewers showcase innovation at the tap. At the root of it all, this is hop farming country, so the Yakima Valley’s kicked back and creative craft breweries take their inspiration from the field to produce truly exceptional brews.
In between craft brewery stops, make time to enjoy everything else the Yakima Valley offers.
You won’t find agricultural diversity like this anywhere else in the Pacific Northwest. More than 3,000 farms call Yakima County home. Yakima Valley restaurant chefs take inspiration straight from the field, including the hop field! Local favorite Hop Town Pizza serves delicious wood-fired pizza with a sprinkling of Yakima Valley hops and Bron Yr Aur Brewing Co. makes pizza on beer-infused dough. Of course, Valley restaurants have local and regional craft beers on tap and you’ll find favorite local food truck vendors serving up delicious fare at many of our breweries.
Plan a getaway to the Yakima Valley and you’ll find live music everywhere you go. From signature music, food and craft beverage festivals to live music nights around the Valley, there’s always a perfect way to end a day.
The Yakima Valley is where you can hike, mountain bike, float the Yakima River which is also Washington’s only blue ribbon trout stream, ride the Tieton River rapids, paddle board on Rimrock Lake, golf, climb stunning basalt columns, hit 100s of miles of motorsport trails, or take a horseback ride through the vineyard all in a weekend. The best part? It all happens with 300 days of sun.