If you are thinking about taking a trip, here are some of the best Eastern Washington vacation spots.

Soap Lake

Overview:

Located between Seattle and Spokane, Soap Lake is a small town on the shores of Soap Lake. Before the settlers arrived, local Native American tribes visited the lake to soak in its healing waters. At the turn of the century, Soap Lake was home to several large sanatoriums where thousands of people with numerous ailments bathed in the legendary miraculous mineral waters.

Where to stay:

The best place to stay in this Eastern Washington vacation spot is Soap Lake Natural Spa & Resort. The gorgeous resort offers modern suites in their historic Inn, cozy cottages, and luxurious log cabins. While making your reservation, be sure to request to stay in a room with a in-suite jacuzzi. The jacuzzis are able to pump in the lake’s mineral waters so you can reap the benefits from the privacy of your room.

What to do:

The best thing to do in Soap Lake is enjoy the lake! You can partake in DIY spa treatments, soak in the sudsy waters, or rent a kayak for the day. Aside from lounging on the resort’s private beach, there are several hiking trails in the area. Here are more ideas of what you can do while visiting Soap Lake.

Walla Walla

Overview:

Walla Walla is a place of scenic beauty, incredible wineries, local restaurants, and outdoor adventures. Known as being one of the most fertile agricultural areas in the nation, Walla Walla produces wheat, strawberries, onions, and asparagus. However, it’s as wine country that Walla Walla is most celebrated.

Where to stay:

One of the best places to stay at this Eastern Washington vacation spot is A Room With A View. It is located in a private residence on a hilltop acre in the beautiful Walla Walla valley. This beautiful Bed and Breakfast offers you the opportunity to relax in casual elegance while absorbing vies of the valley.

What to do:

There’s much more to Walla Walla than incredible wines. From the mountains to rivers to the trails, there’s always an exhilarating bike ride or leisurely hike beckoning. Further, Downtown Walla Walla offers the exploration of a more sophisticated nature with several boutiques, museums, and cultural activities.

Yakima

Overview:

It’s the 300 days of sunshine that beckons travelers to the birthplace of Washington State’s wine industry. The Yakima Valley hosts a wide range of events and activities for residents and visitors alike.

Where to stay:

One of the best places to stay in Yakima is the Rosedell Bed and Breakfast. It is a Neoclassical home near historic downtown and offers luxurious accommodations for any occasion. From the original woodwork to the spacious rooms and park-like grounds, you are sure to enjoy the regal atmosphere of this Bed and Breakfast.

What to do:

There is plenty to do while visiting Yakima! You can taste your way through wine country, pick up some brewing tips from their hop growers, ski, mountain bike, and golf. No matter what you decide to do, your sure to find a pleasant mix of great weather, delightful craft beverages, farm fresh produce and outdoor adventure.

Spokane

Overview:

Since its first days as a rail hub, Spokane has stood as a destination city immersed in natural beauty. This Eastern Washington vacation spot has a unique combination of outrageous outdoors and amazing attractions, arts, delectable dining, and a historic past.

Where to stay:

One of the best places to stay in Spokane is the 1899 House Bed & Breakfast. It is a stunning Queen Anne-style home that has been restored to its former glory. With downtown within walking distance, this is a great place to rest your head after a day of exploring.  

What to do:

Spokane is a vibrant city with a roaring river. You can book a whitewater adventure, shred fresh powder, bike the Centennial Trail or hike through dozens of nature preserves. But, it’s not just about the outdoors. You can taste Washington’s renowned grapes and hops at any number of local wineries and craft breweries. Or you can tour the arts with Broadway shows, live music and stunning exhibits.

We hope you enjoyed this list of Eastern Washington vacation spots!