Official Blog for Central Washington


Central Washington is a place less known, apart from the rest, and yet so close by. We are a collection of communities woven together by a spectrum of activity. We are rugged outdoor adventures, relaxing scenic views, creative artists, and historic architecture.

Hiking Etiquette 101: How To Be a Good Traveler in 5 Steps
June 19th, 2020
Central Washington takes pride in being home to many of the most beautiful trails in the country.
Stepping Foot into Central Washington's Top Hiking Trails
May 21st, 2020
The beauty of nature doesn't always make its way to us. We must go find it for ourselves!
Central Washington's List of Staycation Necessities
April 22nd, 2020
Just because we can't travel or get out and explore Central Washington right now doesn't mean we can't...
A Full List of Outdoor Adventures to Enjoy This Summer
March 26th, 2020
Known for its natural beauty and abundance of outdoor adventures...
Central Washington's Top Date Ideas
February 10th, 2020
Known for its natural beauty and abundance of outdoor adventures, Central Washington is a magical backdrop for romantic dates...
Tips for Winter Recreation
January 17th, 2020
Winter has overtaken Central Washington, and outdoor recreation lovers are thrilled! Activities like snowmobiling, skiing, and more...
Top Attractions in Central WA
September 3rd, 2019
Central Washington has a little of something for everyone, so why not take a road trip across Kittitas County to experience it all?
Top 4 Vineyards and Wineries in Central Washington
July 11th, 2019
Explore Washington Wine Country this summer with a wine tasting getaway in Central Washington!
Top 3 Summer Activities in Central Washington
July 3rd, 2019
Escape to Central Washington this summer for the ultimate outdoor adventure!
3 New Things to Try in Washington
April 10th, 2019
Challenge yourself by participating in a few of Central Washington's signature activities! An outdoorsman's paradise!



A Land of Contrasts
From the mighty Columbia River to the snow-capped Cascade Mountains, Kittitas County is a premier destination for outdoor adventure, sunshine, and unique cultural offerings.
Find out more at one of our Visitor Centers:

Ellensburg, WA
609 N. Main St, Ellensburg
(888) 925-2204

Cle Elum, WA
312 W. 1st Street, Cle Elum
(509) 674-6880

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