412 N. Main St., Ellensburg
Iron Horse Brewery produces some of the best craft brews right here in Ellensburg. Far from traditional, each batch presents a distinct taste. [ the pub ] offers tasting of all their brews, including Irish Death which they are best known for. Also, try a few of their funky appetizers, like "A Date with Kevin Bacon" which is dates stuffed with almonds and blue cheese then wrapped in bacon!
(1860 Rail Road St., Easton) also offers refreshing brews for you to enjoy after a long day. Or, catch the sunset on an evening hike! Favorite hiking trails include the Wind Farm, Umptanum Falls, Manastash Ridge, Canyon Ridge and the Rat Pack Trail.
Skiing and Snowboarding
1001 WA-906, Snoqualmie Pass
Downhill skiers and snowboarders can find their fill of excitement on the slopes of Snoqualmie. Beginning skiers can visit Summit West to acquire skills, intermediate skiers can go to Summit East, and those who desire advanced runs can hit Alpental. In addition to the ski runs, The Summit at Snoqualmie also offers multiple options for snowboarders, a tubing area, and cross-country skiing and snowshoeing trails. With options for all, The Summit at Snoqualmie is the choice destination for groups!
For filling breakfasts that'll get you through the day, check out the Yellow Church Cafe
(111 S. Pearl St., Ellensburg) or 1201 Bagels
(1201 S. Canyon Rd., Ellensburg)
Day Two: Afternoon
Irene Rinehart Riverfront Park
Umptanum Road, Ellensburg
This beautiful park is a prime spot for a group. Make the afternoon your own and partake in a variety of activities using the park's many attractions. Pack a thermos of coffee to share in the picnic shelter, challenge your friends to a snowball fight, or enjoy an easy stroll on the scenic trail along the Yakima River.
Escape the cold and warm up at 420 Loft (420 N. Pearl St., Ellensburg), a beautiful art gallery in the heart of Ellensburg. Or, taste a few of Heritage Distilling Company's (101 E. Pennsylvania Ave., Roslyn) spirits, they have 20 naturally flavored vodkas to choose from, including bacon, lavender and coffee flavors.
Day Two: Evening
608 N. Main St., Ellensburg
The Porch restaurant boasts a large venue, a varied menu, and a friendly atmosphere. Try one of their amazing burgers or treat yourself to a steak. Plus, with a full bar the good times don't stop!
Oyama Sushi & Steakhouse
(506 S. Main St., Ellensburg) and The Tav
(117 W. 4th Ave., Ellensburg) both provide an evening of entertainment and good eats.
Day Three: Morning
310 N. Pine St., Ellensburg
Treat yourself to a morning of pampering and relaxation. Alenté Spa is an AVEDA spa and salon that offers massage packages, nail treatments, facials and more. The space is clean and inviting, and the staff is friendly and talented. Head home stress-free and feeling confident after your morning at the spa.
Before you hit the road, get your daily dose of caffeine at Pioneer Coffee Roasting Co
(121 N. Pennsylvania Ave., Cle Elum). And, if you have time, hike to Gold Creek Pond for one more adventure!