Yakima, Washington

If you’re looking for the perfect winter getaway, forget Colorado and Vermont—come to Yakima, Washington! Winter fun in the Yakima Valley ranges from skiing and snowboarding in 350” of annual snowfall at White Pass Ski Resort to a low-cost concert series featuring classical, jazz, country, and other musicians from all over the world. Lighted events include the Downtown Christmas Light Parade, Wapato Community Christmas Tree Lighting, 17th Annual Luminaria, and Winterfest 2008, among others. Then warm up with local wines from the Valley’s more than 70 wineries. The holidays have never been more delightful than in the Yakima Valley!