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Central Washington’s Weekend Getaway Guide for Couples

February 10, 2024

Enjoy a romantic weekend getaway in the heart of Central Washington! Our area has a ton of activities for couples to enjoy together, whether you enjoy adventuring together, sharing a meal, or something else. Let’s take a look at Central Washington’s Weekend Getaway Guide for Couples!


Central Washington has a plethora of amazing hikes in the area that turn into a great couple’s activity when the sun starts to set. Teanaway Ridge Trail provides some amazing scenery while you are on the pathways and some epic views of the surrounding ranges once atop the ridge. Davis Peak Trail is a great hike for those looking to get up in elevation for sunset. It’ll take a bit more effort and probably some overnight gear to be safe, but the views will be worth it!


A nice horseback ride through Central Washington is another great couple’s activity! It is a relaxing experience that can get you and your partner out of your comfort zone a bit. There are several guides that offer trail rides such as Three Peaks Outfitters, Dragonwood Equine Facility, and Flying Horseshoe Ranch. So, if it’s a beautiful day, think about trying some horseback riding.


Wine tasting is a classic, romantic date, and Central Washington has some great options! Thrall & Dodge Winery is the oldest operating winery in Kittitas Valley and combines beautiful views of Badger Pocket with delicious wine. Ellensburg Canyon Winery produces some great red, white, and port-style wines and has views of the vineyards! Swiftwater Cellars and G’rd Vinters are other fantastic options for the couple seeking a more luxurious wine experience.


Suncadia Resort will bring plenty of activities for your couple’s getaway. With over 6,000 acres of forested mountain landscape, there is so much to do. There are 40+ miles of hiking and biking trails, three championship golf courses, local wine and food, and a world-class spa! So whether you want to unwind or find adventure, Suncadia will present you with plenty of options!

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Wild Horse Renewable Energy Center gives you an educational experience along with some of the best views around. There are about 150 wind turbines at this facility and you get 360-degree views of some of Washington’s best landmarks such as Mount Rainier, Mount Hood, and the Columbia River Basin! Hikes in this area will give you some spectacular views along with the chance to see some wildlife and colorful fields of wildflowers! A nice couple’s activity for those wanting to experience the outdoors!

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