As the unofficial capital of Washington wine country, Walla Walla is a place where scenic beauty, incredible wineries, enticing restaurants, cultural inspiration, outdoor adventures, and small-town friendliness come together to create an experience you’ll want to share again and again.
A vibrant blend of the past and present, downtown Walla Walla is where you begin to discover what makes Walla Walla unique. A walk down tree-lined streets reveals a mix of tasting rooms, restaurants, vintage shops, boutiques, cafes, bookstores, and more. Add in the numerous pieces of public art and special events, like Feast Walla Walla, the seasonal Farmers Market, and outdoor concerts, and you start to see why our downtown has been recognized time and again as one of the best small-town Main Streets in the country.
Walla Walla has long been known as one of the most fertile agricultural areas in the nation, producing such crops as wheat, asparagus, strawberries, and the famed Walla Walla Sweet Onions. However, it’s Walla Walla’s wine country that is most celebrated. With more than 120 wineries producing a wide range of varietals, it doesn’t take long to see why people return to Walla Walla.
Walla Walla Wine Country offers the rare opportunity to experience not only world-class wines, but to meet the winemakers, vintners, and family members carrying on the wine tradition. No one is in a rush. Conversation is relaxed. Here, tasting wine becomes a truly distinct experience.
Recognized in 2015 by Sunset Magazine as a finalist for “Best Food Town” in the West, Walla Walla is known for its casual, yet sophisticated, year-round dining experiences. Walla Walla’s fresh, locally sourced ingredients are complimented by exquisite local wines.
A beautiful natural landscape rests at Walla Walla’s doorstep with outdoor adventures just a few minutes from town, whether it’s cycling through vineyards, golfing at top rated public golf course, or hiking in Walla Walla’s stunning hills.
Walla Walla is an easy and scenic four-hour drive from Seattle, Portland, or Boise, and can also be accessed via Alaska Airlines’ daily non-stop flights from Seattle.
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