Kittitas County

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A Day at the Ginkgo Petrified Forest State Park

A Day at the Ginkgo Petrified Forest State Park

Central Washington is home to a multitude of state parks, each with their own unique features and viewpoints. If you’re looking for a daylong adventure through a beautiful park with river views and hiking paths, you’re in luck because the Ginkgo Petrified Forest has...

Visiting Olmstead Place State Park

Visiting Olmstead Place State Park

As the cool Ellensburg breeze sweeps across your face, you watch the trees sway back and forth and listen to the frenzy of birds chirping above you. Breathing in the fresh air, you exhale a large sigh and look at the beauty before your eyes — Olmstead Place Historical...

Drive the Kittitas County Barn Quilt Trail

Drive the Kittitas County Barn Quilt Trail

Kittitas County is known for its outdoor recreation opportunities like fishing, hiking and a lesser known gem — Washington state’s first barn quilt trail. The Kittitas County Barn Quilt Trail features more than 100 painted quilt squares up on barns from Roslyn to...

Visiting Daily Bread and Mercantile in Ellensburg

Visiting Daily Bread and Mercantile in Ellensburg

Are you looking for a family-friendly restaurant with a community feel? Because you’re in luck! Daily Bread and Mercantile, nestled in the heart of Central Washington, is your next lunch destination. Located in Ellensburg, this restaurant is a local secret and the...

Spending a Weekend in Ellensburg

Spending a Weekend in Ellensburg

Ellensburg, Washington, is just a two-hour drive from Seattle and is one of the hidden gems of the Pacific Northwest. Located east of the Cascade Mountain Range off Interstate 90, Ellensburg offers outdoor recreation like biking, fishing on the Yakima River, hiking...

Visiting Central Washington University

Visiting Central Washington University

Voted as one of the ‘Most Dynamic Micropolitan Areas’ in the nation by the Walton Family Foundation is none other than Ellensburg, Washington. Not only does Ellensburg possess a charming and historic downtown, it is also the home of the most diverse university in...

A Weekend at the New Hotel Roslyn

A Weekend at the New Hotel Roslyn

Spending a weekend in Roslyn is high at the top of many Washington residents’ summer bucket list, but lodging in the area has been tricky to tackle for a number of years. But as of early May, travelers to the unique old mining town just East of the Cascades now have...

Pit Stop in Ellensburg

Pit Stop in Ellensburg

While Ellensburg is perhaps best known for the Ellensburg Rodeo (yee-haw) and for its Central Washington University- this small town has a handful of gems to offer to visitors. When heading to Ellensburg for either the Rodeo, to visit a friend or family member at the...