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If You Go – Walla Walla, Washington

How2GetThere

Walla Walla is 13 miles north of the Oregon border, and 273 miles southeast of Seattle.
Horizon Air (an Alaskan Air partner) has flights through Seattle to Walla Walla Airport.

Where2Stay

Stay & Play packages at Wine Valley Golf Club and historic Marcus Whitman Hotel feature room rates starting at $129 and free cart and drink.

What2Do

Wineries
More than 130. Information on almost 100 can be found here.

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Golf
In total there are six public courses in the area.

Hit the Slopes
In the winter, Ski Bluewood, where some 300 inches of snow falls annually. The resort is just 52 miles southeast of Walla Walla.

Bring the Binoculars
With good habitat along the Columbia and Snake rivers, the area has 337 species of birds – the highest number east of the Cascades. For more info visit www.whitman.edu/biology/Birding.html.

Walking Tour
A two-mile tour takes one by some of the grand historic homes in the area, including the Queen Anne Victorian Sharpstein Manor, built in 1893, and the 1883 Victorian Stick Style house built by a pioneer banker. Download the Historic Walking Tour brochure here.

For Art’s Sake
In addition to more than 30 galleries and art studios, there are 14 sculptures and five murals within walking distance of one another.

Historic Sites
Fort Walla Walla Museum, Whitman Mission and Kirkman House Museum transport visitors back to the 1800s.

Festivals
There’s a Sweet Onion Festival each July, a Holiday Barrel Tasting in early December, spring release weekend is in May and a chamber music festival in June.

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