What to See and Visit in Toppenish
Our world famous painted city is home to 75 hand painted and historically accurate murals. Convenient walking tours are easily completed in about an hour and horse drawn wagon tours can be scheduled for an interactive experience with a Toppenish historian. Toppenish Murals attract thousands visitors from all over the world each year. Swing into our visitor's center to pick up a map and and view the original artwork of all 75 murals that are on display on our walls.
The American Hop Museum is truly one of a kind. The only active hop museum in the United States, swing in and learn about the art of growing and harvesting hops. The American Hop Museum, located in the heart of the nation's largest hop producing area, features striking exhibitions and intriguing displays, and a unique gift shop highlighting an array of items devoted to the history and future of hop cultivation. Since most of the hops grown in the U.S. are here in the Yakima Valley, few people outside the area have ever seen them. Visit their Website for more detailed information
The Northern Pacific Railway Museum is located in the restored 1911 depot. Learn about the railway and view historic artifacts. The 1929 Freight House now houses a complete engine repair facility, pit and wheel transfer. Beginning the first Saturday and Sunday after Thanksgiving, then the first three Saturdays and Sundays in December is the Toy Train Christmas, where visitors can take a train ride to meet Santa and Mrs. Claus at the North Pole. Visit their website for more detailed information.
The Yakama Nation Cultural Center is the place to encounter your first time Yakama Experience. Learn about the Yakama history through Mother Nature dioramas, colorful exhibits, Plateau artwork, the world's largest Strongheart collection and more. Self or guided tours are available. Check out their website for more information.
Enjoy a taste of Yakima's Wine Country at a host of wineries within a few miles of Toppenish. Try some fresh fruits and vegetables from our nearby orchards and fruit stands. Grapes, apples, pears, peaches, corn, potatoes, mint, hops, beans and onions are all grown in abundance here. Take in the taste of local Mexican cuisine at one of the many restaurants, try out the buffet at Legends Casino Hotel, or get an old-fashioned root beer at Dad's Family Restaurant.
Shop till you drop at our downtown district. Kraffs Clothing Pendleton blankets and jackets, Western Art, furniture, men's and women's western apparel and novelty shops. Rose's Native Designs has many Native American items for sale . The local Tony's and H&H furniture store will get you what you need to furnish the house or new office, and if you are looking to open a new bank account, be sure to visit Heritage Bank or Solarity Credit Union.
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Legends Casino Hotel is Just a few minutes from Downtown
At 167 feet,
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Incorporated in 1907, the city of Toppenish has preserved its beginnings as a rugged western town through restoration and beautification efforts that make it a popular tourist attraction today. When you come to explore the city with over a century of history you will enjoy country music playing on outdoor speakers as you stroll through downtown. Vintage posters fill the windows of old buildings giving the visitor a glimpse into its past. Come and experience the place that celebrates its history every day. Toppenish, "Where the West Still Lives"
We are proud to operate a large and engaging visitor's and welcome center that doubles as our Chamber office. Dedicated volunteers staff our front desk to welcome you to town and answer your questions. Surrounded by a large, plush, green park and a 1/2 mile loop walking path it is the perfect spot to stop and stretch or use our clean restrooms when travelling on US-97, WA-22 or I-82. If there is something we can do for you in advance call us at 509-865-3262.
Toppenish is home to the tallest flag pole in the state of Washington. At 167 ft, this massive pole displays a small flag that is 2200 sq. ft. and a large flag that is 3200 sq. ft.
A spring time look at Mt. Adams. Notice the rich green agriculture on the forefront. This is a typical view from Toppenish, and a view that can be seen while at our visitor's center.