Wondering what to do in Walla Walla, Washington? Here’s an overview of some of the area's attractions and activities.
Downtown Walla Walla's historic buildings house an eclectic mix of restaurants, art galleries, shops, and handcrafted Walla Walla coffee beverages. Special events include the Farmers Market, the summer concert series, and numerous parades. The free summer concerts are on Thursday evenings at Heritage Park and Saturday mornings at the Farmers Market. They are performed from the middle of May to the middle of September.
Get to know Walla Walla with a walking tour or the area. There are four different maps to choose from, which can be picked up at the Walla Walla Chamber of Commerce. Choose from The Downtown Walk, The Historic Homes Walk, Up Boyer & Pioneer Park Walk, and the Fort Walla Walla Walk.
Explore a 17-building pioneer settlement and five spacious exhibit halls filled with thousands of pioneer and military artifacts. Learn about the Lewis and Clark Expedition through the Walla Walla Valley. Live history performances are held on Saturdays and Sundays, June through August. Located at 755 Myra Road, Walla Walla. Website: www.fortwallawallamuseum.org
The Kirkman House Museum is one of the Northwest's most outstanding Victorian Structures. Located at 214 North Colville, Walla Walla. Website: www.kirkmanhousemuseum.org
Step back in time and learn the story of Marcus and Narcissa Whitman. This National Historic Site is located off Highway 12, Walla Walla. Website: www.nps.gov/whmi/index.htm
This 58-acre complex includes an aviary, a rose garden, two fountains, tennis courts, baseball and soccer fields. A walking path shows off the parks historic trees, ponds, and gardens. Spend 4th of July in the park with music, art displays, food, and fireworks. Here are some more Walla Walla parks and other outdoor activities including Walla Walla golf courses.
Ski in the Blue Mountains. Bluewood is known for its clear skies and dry powder. Located 21 miles south of Dayton on N. Touchet Rd. Website: www.bluewood.com
Don't miss visiting the local wineries. There are over 69 to choose from. The tasting rooms of the Walla Walla Valley are especially beautiful and welcoming. Many wineries have made their homes in restored historic buildings or new state of the art facilities. See our full list of Walla Walla wineries.
Whether you are looking for antiques, famous Klicker strawberries, pumpkins, Christmas trees, or just want to visit the reindeer, the Klicker Store is a great place to take a break and maybe enjoy an ice cream cone while you are there. Located at 3300 E Isaacs Avenue.
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