It`s the 300 days of sun that shines on the birthplace of Washington State`s wine industry. It`s the aroma of freshly harvested hops drifting on the warm afternoon breeze. It`s the farm-to-table connection that comes from hand-picking your favorite fruits and vegetables right at the source. This is the Yakima Valley. No matter how you decide to explore the Yakima Valley, you`re bound to find a pleasant mix of perfect weather, delightful craft beverages, farm fresh produce and outdoor adventure. With its central location, relatively low cost of living, and strong sense of community, Yakima is a premiere place to live, work, and play.