Booking a Hotel in Ellensburg, WA

Ellensburg, located just east of the Cascade Range, is a lively city with many museums and galleries and local events throughout the year. 

Kittitas County Historical Museum is the perfect place to discover the region’s history through displays including a collection of antique doll, a Native American bag and basket collection, antique automobiles, items from early Kittitas County Businesses, and much more. 

Find yourself transported back to the pioneer days at the Clymer Museum of Art, which showcases the work of the late local artist John Ford Clymer whose paintings captured the essence of early Western America. Both of these museums can are open to visitors in Ellensburg’s historic downtown, which also offers several galleries and a wide range of dining and shopping experiences. 

For more local history and the perfect opportunity to enjoy the outdoors in Ellensburg head to Olmstead Place State Park. Here visitors will find historical gardens and farm artifacts at this 1870's homestead, Take a stroll along Coleman Creek on the Altapes Creek Interpretive Trail or take a guided tour to learn more about life on the homestead.

Top Things to Do in Ellensburg, WA

  • 420 Loft Art Gallery
  • Clymer Museum of Art
  • Dick and Jane's Spot
  • Ellensburg Historic Downtown
  • Ellensburg KOA Journey
  • Ellensburg Rodeo
  • Gallery-One Visual Arts Center
  • Irene Rinehart Riverfront Park
  • Jazz in the Valley
  • Kittitas County Fair
  • Kittitas County Historical Museum
  • L.T. Murray Wildlife Area
  • Manastash Ridge Observatory
  • Mountain View Park
  • Museum of Culture & Environment
  • Olmstead Place State Park
  • Sarah Spurgeon Gallery
  • The Goodey Gallery
  • Wild Horse Renewable Energy Center

Hospitals Near Ellensburg, WA

  • KVH Hospital

Airports Near Ellensburg, WA

  • Pangborn Memorial Airport
  • Yakima Air Terminal

Military Bases Near Ellensburg, WA

  • US Army Reserve
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