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Ellensburg overview

Ellensburg is a friendly locale distinct for its live music and known for its college atmosphere and shops. You'll find extensive coffee and café options. Families can spend some quality time at Ellensburg Rodeo and Quincy Aquatic Center. Check out local attractions like Central Washington University and West Ellensburg Park. Ellensburg is a family- and business-friendly destination with something for everyone.

Where to stay in Ellensburg

Whether you're planning to stay for a night or for the week, the area around Ellensburg has accommodations to fit every need. Search for hotels in Ellensburg with Hotels.com by checking our online map. Our maps display the areas and neighborhoods around all Ellensburg hotels so you can see how close you are from landmarks and attractions, and then refine your search within the larger area. The best Ellensburg hotel deals are here with our lowest price guarantee.

How to get to Ellensburg

Fly in to Yakima, WA (YKM-Yakima Air Terminal - McAllister Field), 30 mi (48.4 km) from downtown Ellensburg. Wenatchee, WA (EAT-Pangborn Memorial) is the next closest major airport, 32.4 mi (52.2 km) away.

What to see around Ellensburg

Outdoorsy fun is on hand like sporting events and fishing, along with attractions such as:
  • • Washington State Horse Park
  • • Yakima County Stadium
  • • Yakima Valley Sundome
  • • Town Toyota Center
Sights especially popular with families include:
  • • Ellensburg Rodeo
  • • Quincy Aquatic Center
A top draw is the area's live music scene, as well as places like:
  • • Roslyn Museum
  • • The Gorge Amphitheatre
  • • Capitol Theater
  • • Yakima Valley Trolleys
  • • McAllister Museum of Aviation
Take some time to explore campus or the area surrounding:
  • • Central Washington University
  • • Ginkgo Petrified Forest State Park Interpretive Center
Here are some favorite choices:
  • • West Ellensburg Park
  • • Wild Goose Casino
  • • Mission Ridge Ski Area
  • • Centennial Park
  • • Fireman's Park

When to visit Ellensburg

Wondering what time of year to travel, or what clothes to pack? Here are seasonal norms to help you with your planning:

Seasonal temperature averages
  • January-March: 58°F day, 19°F night
  • April-June: 79°F day, 32°F night
  • July-September: 87°F day, 38°F night
  • October-December: 70°F day, 18°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • January-March: 2.72 inches
  • April-June: 1.81 inches
  • July-September: 0.39 inches
  • October-December: 3.31 inches