Cities and Towns of South Central Washington
From the rich volcanic soil of the Yakima Valley has sprung Washington's Wine Country. The more than 45 wineries here share the same latitude as Burgundy and Bordeaux in France and produce world-class wines.
The area is a rich agricultural resource with abundant crops of apples, peaches, pears and other crops as well as hops and many vegetables.
A good portion of South Central Washington is comprised of the Yakama Indian Reservation. Mount Adams, whose eastern slope lies on the reservation, is the spiritual and physical landmark of the Yakama Nation.
To the south is the mighty Columbia River and the scenic Columbia River Gorge. The several cities and towns on either side of the Columbia River are rich in heritage and feature fine foods, relaxing lodging accommodations and a variety of recreational opportunities.For more details on South Central Washington, please click on the cities and towns listed below:
of the White Salmon
European-style hotel providing comfort to travelers since 1937 and featuring an antique decor. The16-room Inn offers a quiet, cozy environment for comfort and convenience. Partake of games, reading or music in the parlor; or take a relaxing dip in the hot tub. Local wines and beers are available for purchase. Each room has a private bath, phone, cable TV and air conditioning. Several two-room suites are available including a honeymoon suite.
Best selection of books on the Northwest.
A Fisherman's Guide to Selected Lakes of South Central Washington by John E. Moore. This book provides detailed information on the lake and surrounding area, as well as directions and fishing tips. All lakes included in this book have been personally visited, photographed, and in most cases fished by the author. Order now...
Washington Wines and Wineries: The Essential Guide, 2nd Edition by Paul Gregutt. With twice as many winery and vineyard profiles, updated tasting notes and new recommended producers for each grape variety, this edition will continue to be the definitive reference on the subject. Order now...
Moon Washington, 9th Edition. by Ericka Chickowski. From urban cities to rural towns, this native gives an insider's perspective on everything the Evergreen State has to offer featuring great places to eat, scenic drives and volunteer vacations. Discover Seattle's arts and culture, climbing Mt. Rainier, sleeping in a train car near Elbe and much more. Order now...
Great Places: Washington: A Recreational Guide to Washington's Public Lands and Historic Places for Birding, Hiking, Photography, Fishing, Hunting and Camping by John Kruse. The geology, animal and plant life, and history of Washington's most-storied and scenic locales, including the best local lodging and amenities are explained in this full color guide. Order now...
Frommer's Washington State. by Karl Samson. In this detailed and completely up-to-date guide, you'll find great places to stay in every price range: sleek Seattle business hotels, romantic coastal inns, historic B&Bs, family-friendly motels, rustic cabins, and more. more. Order now...
Wild Roads Washington: 80 Scenic Drives to Camping, Hiking Trails, and Adventures by Seabury Blair Jr. This adventure guidebook details the forest roads of Washington with information on hikes off each route as well as driving routes that provide scenic vistas almost as good as those reached by foot. Order now...
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