Ellensburg Attractions

Exciting Things To Do

Ellensburg has a little bit of everything. History. Art. Even wine. Explore these local things to do, and enjoy your stay at Red Lion Hotel & Conference Center.

Kittitas County Historical Museum

114 E 3rd Ave

Ellensburg, WA 98926

Discover our area’s history at the Kittitas County Historical Museum. This fascinating museum has free admission and is open Monday to Saturday from 10am to 4pm. Founded in 1961, the museum is located in the historic Cadwell Building, built in 1889.

Gallery One Visual Art Center

408 N Pearl Street

Ellensburg, WA 98926

Located in downtown, this artistic nonprofit showcases local and national artists, and it also hosts many events for kids and adults. Gallery One also participates in local events like Brewfest, Art About, and Jazz in the Valley.

Winery Tours

The Yakima River and its mountainous surroundings create fertile soil for excellent wines. Explore the many wineries in the area, including Gard Vintners, Spingboard Winery, and Thrall & Dodge. Taste the exquisite flavors and notes in authentic Washington wine.

L.T. Murray Wildlife Center

Both west and east of Ellensburg, you’ll find the L.T. Murray Wildlife Center. Over 100,000 acres of land sprawl out in four different units. See the Pacific Northwest’s stunning landscape, with emerald trees and pure river waters.