Explore Art, Adventure and More at Tri-Cities Women-Owned Businesses
The celebration of Women’s History Month continues in Tri-Cities! As you plan your Tri-Cities getaway this spring, here are a few art activities and outdoor adventure options that are led by the women of Tri-Cities tourism!
Don’t forget March is also Washington Wine Month, so make sure to include a few of these women-owned and -operated wineries throughout the Heart of Washington Wine Country in your itinerary. Whether you’re planning a wine tasting weekend or looking ahead for Mother’s Day adventures, here are a few of top notch, women-owned places to visit in Tri-Cities.
Get out to explore the great outdoors. Taste Washington’s acclaimed Red Mountain AVA by wagon, horse or bicycle with Red Mountain Trails. Owner Teresa Owens is a longtime local who knows the wines, trails and friendly folks of the region. She shares stories, details and expertise on these wine centric adventure tours. Northwest Paddleboarding is a mother-daughter small business success story. Krista Patterson and her mother, Cathie Hobson, offer paddleboard and kayak rentals, along with lessons, SUP yoga, tours and moonlight paddles, visitors of all ages enjoy exploring the mighty Columbia River.
When life’s got you down, it’s time to throw an axe, or have a smash party. AXE KPR Axe Throwing, owned and operated by Valery Lawson, is an indoor urban axe throwing experience fit for ages 8+, get in and get throwing. Along the same vein, Brigette Rose, owner of Take A Break, offers smash therapy, along with a paint splash room. Yes, this is as satisfying as it sounds.
Unleash your creativity while indulging in delicious food and wine. We all know Barnard Griffin Winery for its amazing wines and heritage as pioneers of the Washington Wine Industry, but did you know it’s home to a glass studio? Glass Studio at Barnard Griffin offers a variety of glass fusing classes. Continue the arts and wine vibe at The Wet Palette Uncork + Create Studio, which offers a variety of painting sessions classes alongside a menu of delicious bites and local libations.
Tri-IDEAs is a program exploring and celebrating Inclusivity, Diversity, Equity and Accessibility through tourism in the Tri-Cities.
At Visit Tri-Cities, we believe travel is transformative on multiple levels. Exploring new destinations exposes us to different ideas, cultures, history, heritages and people. Through Tri-IDEAs, Visit Tri-Cities will connect with local business owners, community leaders, event organizers, residents and more to highlight, share and celebrate the diversity of the Tri-Cities that can be experienced through travel and tourism activities.