What is there to do in the Tri-Cities today?

Top Attractions in Tri-Cities

  • Howard Amon Park. 284. Parks.
  • Gesa Carousel of Dreams. 126. Amusement & Theme Parks.
  • Hanford Nuclear Reservation. 191.
  • 9/11 World Trade Center Memorial Monument. 118.
  • Columbia Park. 187.
  • The REACH Museum. 166.
  • Franklin County Historical Museum. History Museums.
  • Sacajawea State Park. State Parks.

What are the Tri-Cities known for?

Nestled in the heart of Washington’s wine country, the Tri-Cities boast more than 100 wineries within a 50-mile radius. Home to five of Washington State’s eight American Viticulture Areas, the region produces 99 percent of the state’s wine and some of the finest wines in the world.

What is Kennewick WA known for?

More recently, Kennewick has become famous for Kennewick Man discovered at Columbia Park during the annual Water Follies hydroplane races. He is the oldest known inhabitant of the area. His skeleton has been dated at 9,200 years old, making it the oldest nearly complete skeleton ever found in North America.

What are the three towns in Tri-Cities Washington?

The greater Tri-Cities (Kennewick, Pasco, Richland, and West Richland) is located in southeastern Washington state at the confluence of the Northwest’s mightiest river, the Columbia and two of its major tributaries, the Snake and the Yakima.

What is the Tri City area?

109 mi²Tri-Cities / Area

Which Tri city is best?

Best Neighborhoods in the Tri-Cities, WA

  • West Richland. This is a no-brainer.
  • South Richland. For years, Richland boasted one of the highest concentrations of PhDs in the country.
  • West Pasco. West Pasco has experienced tremendous growth in the last ten years.
  • Southridge.

Is Tri-Cities WA Safe?

The Tri-Cities is a very safe place to live! West Richland has been named one of the safest cities in the whole state more than once, and Kennewick/Pasco/Richland don’t rank too far further down those lists.

Is Kennewick a desert?

Kennewick has a semi-arid climate (Köppen BSk), that closely borders on a desert climate (Köppen BWk) due to its position east of the Cascade Mountains.

What is the percentage of Hispanics in Kennewick?

Race and Ethnicity 26.9% of the people in Kennewick, WA are hispanic (21.9k people).

What is the biggest city in Tri-Cities?


Tri-Cities Metropolitan Area
Location of the Tri-Cities MSA in Washington
Country United States
State(s) Washington
Largest city Kennewick (80,280)

Are people moving out of WA state?

In Washington, 51.5 percent of movers were coming into the state, while 48.5 percent were leaving it, according to the study. The most common reason for leaving was family, followed by jobs, and retirement.