10 Fun Things To Do in Walla Walla, Washington

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While there is never a shortage of fun activities to do in Walla Walla, for some, it’s easier if there’s an already compiled list of some of these things. Finding all the information that you need to plan a fun and relaxing vacation is exactly what we’re here to offer. So, the next time you head this way be sure to include 1 or all 10 of these items on your itinerary.

Fishing:

There are a number of places inside (and outside) Walla Walla that offer great fishing opportunities. From stocked ponds like Bennington Lake to river fishing for bass, walleye, salmon or trout on the Columbia or Snake rivers, you’re sure to have fun casting and catching.

Concerts:

During the summer months, the Downtown Walla Walla foundation offers summer concerts in Herritage Park on Main Street. This can be a great way to relax in the evening after a full day of site seeing.

Wine Tasting:

Any quick Google search will tell you that Walla Walla is one of the top wine regions (voted #1 more than once) in the United States. With over 100 wineries and more arriving yearly there are more to try than you’ll ever get through in one visit. Don’t miss out on what the region has to offer and plan time for a tasting or two.

Children’s Museum:

If your traveling to Walla Walla with small children then you’re definitely in the market for something fun and entertaining for them as well. Thankfully, Walla Walla offers a wonderful option with the Children’s Museum. They’re open on Saturdays so check out their schedule.

Baseball:

Home to a summer-collegiate team, during the months of June, July and August you can take in a baseball game at historic Borleske Stadium. Locals and visitors alike are sure to enjoy this little slice of Americana.

Hiking:

If you’re not much for fishing, never fear, Walla Walla is home to hundreds of outdoor activities including hiking. There are trails that take you up into the Blue Mountains, through national forests, and for those who prefer to keep their adventures in-town there are a number of walking paths available as well. Some even include artwork, like the Whitman College sculpture walk.

Explore History:

Before this town became a tourist destination it was a stop on the Oregon Trail and there are a number of museums you can visit to learn about the history of this area. Check out the Fort Walla Walla Museum or head a bit outside of town to the Whitman Mission. There’s a lot to learn for both adults and children alike.

Visit the Farmer’s Market:

Another fun summer activity involves checking out all the local farms and artisans at the Saturday morning Farmer’s Market. You can stop by and grab a bite to eat for breakfast or shop and grab something for a picnic after your hike or wine tasting.

Go for a Bike Ride:

A growing destination for cycling enthusiasts, Walla Walla offers a number of bike riding opportunities for every skill level. There are paved trails that keep you close to downtown, but there’s also a growing collection of gravel routes that will have you traveling loops in some of the most popular districts near town. Plan your trip to visit Walla Walla today.