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Explore Our Top 30

1 Savor award-winning Washington wines at one of the 200 wineries within a one-hour drive.

2 Float on the Columbia River with a rented jet ski, power boat or kayak.

3 Golf year-round at one of ten area golf courses.

4 Dine at a restaurant along the banks of the Columbia River and watch a spectacular sunset.

5 Taste fresh produce from roadside stands or at one of eleven local farmers' markets.

6 Dig up local artifacts and learn about the region's geography at the Coyote Canyon Mammoth Site.

7 Listen
 to live music in Richland's John Dam Plaza on a warm summer night.

8 Tour the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory (LIGO) and learn about the recent detection of gravitational waves.

9 Splash in the sprays of water at one of Tri-Cities' splash pads.

10 Cruise along the Columbia River on a luxurious dinner cruise.

11 Learn about "Kennewick Man," a 9,200-year-old skeleton at the East Benton County Historical Society Museum.

12 Cheer for one of the Tri-Cities' professional sports teams during a Tri-City Americans ice hockey game or a Tri-City Dust Devils minor league baseball game.

13 Blast into the past while exploring the B Reactor National Historic Landmark at the Manhattan Project National Historical Park.

14 Engage
in an action-packed game of Foot Golf at Columbia Parks Golf Links.

15 Explore Washington's first barrel caves used for aging wines at Terra Blanca Winery & Estate Vineyard on Red Mountain.

16 Walk, bike or run the 23-mile paved Sacagawea Heritage Trail, located along the Columbia River.

17 Visit The REACH Museum to learn about the Manhattan Project, Alphabet Homes, Lewis & Clark, the Ice Age Floods and eastern Washington's geology.

18 Snack on the tasty treats at Pasco's Food Truck Friday and enjoy the $4.95 lunch specials available at each truck.

19 Enjoy spectacular views while hiking the Badger Mountain Centennial Preserve or Tapteal Greenway.

20 Sample brews and spirits at local microbreweries and distilleries.

21 Gaze up at the planets and stars at the Bechtel National Planetarium.

22 Follow the footsteps of the Corps of Discovery and explore the Lewis and Clark Trail or visit Sacajawea State Park to view internationally renowned artist, Maya Lin's Seven Story Circles.

23 Go on a guided wildlife tour of the McNary National Wildlife Refuge.

24 Reach for the brass ring at the Gesa Carousel of Dreams.

25 Experience some of the country's best hydroplane action during the Tri-City Water Follies, taking place the last full weekend of July.

26 Seek out authentic Mexican shops and panaderias (Mexican bakeries) in Pasco's Historic Downtown.

27 Search for the many different geocaches hidden in the Tri-Cities using your smart phone or GPS device.

28 Ride on horseback or bicycle through vineyard trails and take in the spectacular view from Red Mountain.

29 Sing along with the Atomic Beer Choir while sipping on a local microbrew.

30 Create your own works of glass art while sipping fine artisan wine from Barnard Griffin in the only glass arts studio in the world located in a winery.