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Are We There Yet?

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Planning a trip to the Yakima Valley? Located in the center of Washington State, the Yakima Valley is experiencing increasing popularity fueled by an interest in the craft beverage industry, events, farm fresh fruit/produce and outdoor activities. Yakima is the largest city in the valley. Selah, Naches, Union Gap, Zillah, Toppenish, Granger, Sunnyside, Prosser and Benton City along with smaller towns are all within the Yakima Valley.  Take a peek at our Travel Guide and start planning your visit. Choose from one of the popular *routes listed below, with mileage and travel times.

Seattle, WA to *Yakima via: (From Seatac Airport Subtract 11 miles or 10 minutes)

I-90 E and I-82 E… 2 hours 15 min 142 Miles

I-90 E and Hwy 821(Yakima River Canyon)… 2 hours 29 min 143 Miles

I-5 S, I-405 N to WA-169 S, WA-410 E, (Chinook Pass Hwy) to US-12 E (White Pass Scenic Byway)… 3 hours 23 min 153 Miles

I-5 S, I-405 N to WA-169 S, WA-410 E, (Chinook Pass Hwy) and WA-410 E to WA-123 S to Hwy 12 (White Pass Scenic Byway)… 3 hours 38 min 167 Miles

I-5 S and US-12 E (White Pass Scenic Byway)… 4 hours 237 Miles

I-5 S, WA-7 S to WA-706 to Paradise at Mt Rainier to Stevens Canyon Rd to SR123 (Cayuse Pass) to US-12 E (White Pass Scenic Byway)…4 hours 29 min 199 Miles

Spokane, WA to Yakima via:

I-90 W and I-82 E… 3 hours 203 Miles

I-90 W and Hwy 821 (Yakima River Canyon)… 3 hours 24 min 209 Miles

I-90 W, WA-26 W and WA-24 W… 3 hours 45 min. 233 Miles

I-90 W, US-395 S and I-82 W… 3 hours 15 min. 315 Miles

Pullman, WA to Yakima via:

WA-26 W and WA-24 W… 3 hours 189 Miles

WA-26 W and I-90 W …3 hours 35 min 233 Miles

Bellingham, WA to Yakima via:

I-5 S, I-90 E and I 82 E… 3 hours 25 min 224 Miles

I-5 S, US-2 E and US-97 S (Blewett Pass), I-90 E and I 82 E… 4 hours 15 min 253 Miles

WA-20 E, US-97 S, I-90 E and I 82 E… 6 h 30 min 353 Miles

Bellingham to Yakima via Seattle - alternative routes to Yakima Valley go to listing above,  “Seattle, WA to Yakima”  and add (I- 5 S)… 1 hour 28 min 88 miles.

Vancouver, BC to Yakima via Seattle - alternative routes to Yakima Valley go to listing above “Seattle, WA to Yakima” and add (I-5 S)… 2 hours 30 min 229 Miles

Walla Walla, WA to Yakima via:

US-12 W and I-82 W… 2 hours 131 Miles

Portland, OR to Yakima via:

OR I-84 E and US-97 N (Satus Pass)… 3 hours 10 min 181 miles

WA-14 E and US-97 N (Satus Pass)… 3 hours 22 min 185 Miles

I-5 N and US-12 E (White Pass Scenic Byway)… 3 hours 44 min 213 Miles

Bend, OR to Yakima via:

US-97 N… 3 hours 45 min N 219 Miles

Boise, ID to Yakima via:

I-84 and I-82 W… 5 hours 15 min 362 Miles

 

* In order to be concise the city of Yakima was chosen as the destination when figuring the travel times and distance. However, some of the routes enter the Yakima Valley at the city of Toppenish, near the center of the valley; others at the southeastern end of the valley, at Benton City and Prosser, or the western edge of the valley near Naches.

Travel time from;

Toppenish to Yakima...20 min

Benton City to Yakima... 1 hour

Prosser to Yakima ...50 min

Naches to Yakima...20 min

*For information on other scenic routes to the Yakima Valley, sights to see along the way and in the valley contact the Yakima Valley Visitor Information Center.

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