For a change of scenery, enjoy a beautiful day on the green at the High Valley Country Club. This 9 hole course is friendly to both beginners and experts. The club also offers a game room upstairs, along with swimming and wading pools in the clubhouse.
You’re going to love winters here! Located 17 miles east of Packwood, the White Pass Ski Resort offers all of the favorite snow activities, skiing, snowmobiling, snowboarding and snowshoeing. There’s plenty of adventures you don’t want to miss here!
The city of Packwood is just 10 minutes away, where you’ll find an Ace Hardware for all your home & garden projects and the Blanton’s Market for your groceries and essentials. The Mountain Goat is a quaint little coffee roaster and daily fresh baked goods. They also serve ice cream, bags of beans to go, handcrafted goods, and don’t be surprised if you see a herd of elk standing in the parking lot when you pull in. That’s just what life is like here.
There are a couple of places to dine out here - Cruisers Pizza offers plenty of gourmet pizzas, but also has a menu full of fried goods, salads, burgers, sandwiches, plus they have a full breakfast menu too. The Packwood Brewing Co is a great place to gather with friends for a cold, fresh brewed IPA, Pale Ale or Porter. If you’re looking for burgers and fries, with cocktails and bar games, then visit the Blue Spruce Saloon and Diner. Cliff Droppers is a family owned burger joint that the locals love and tourists can’t wait to dine at again, because there’s an elk burger on the menu and the reviews say it’s fantastic.
Fresh fruit wineries are just an hour and a half drive to the agriculturally rich city of Yakima. When it’s canning and pickling season, you can pick up boxes of cherries, peaches, pears, nectaries, apples, apricots and asparagus. More than 30 varieties of fruits and vegetables are from the Yakima Valley. It also cultivates 17,000 acres of wine grapes, the most in the entire Pacfic Northwest. From Yakima to the Tri-Cities, there are 42 wineries, including the popular 14 Hands Winery. The Treveri Sparkling Wine House is a must on your winery visit list though. It’s absolutely refreshing and delightful.
Yes, there’s plenty to do here or spend your days taking it slow, whether you make this your full time home, or decide to stay here seasonally.