The Ultimate Girls' Weekend Guide to Ellensburg

Gather up your girls and meet in Ellensburg for a much-needed girls’ weekend getaway! Take over this charming city with you girlfriends and experience everything that Ellensburg has to offer during your trip! From good eats to art and culture to outdoor adventures, Ellensburg has something for every personality in your girl group! Begin planning your stay here.

1. Brunch It Up

Catch up with your girlfriends over everyone’s favorite weekend meal–brunch! Lucky for you, Ellensburg’s restaurants bring it when it comes to brunch.  Gather together at The Early Bird Eatery for a creative take on the traditional brunch! Try their delicious Belgian style waffles (sweet or savory), the intriguing breakfast grilled cheese, or their take on the famous avocado toast! Complete your brunch with a round of mimosas or Bloody Marys and enjoy a relaxing morning with your friends! Find more brunch spots in Ellensburg here.

2. Live Like the Locals---Attend an Event

Immerse yourselves in the culture of Ellensburg for the weekend and attend a local event! There is always something fun going on in Ellensburg, often something that makes for a perfect girl’s day! Schedule your trip with these events in mind or see if one happens to be going on during your visit. It’s always a fun adventure to join in spontaneously! In the company of your besties, you’re sure to enjoy anything you stumble across! Check out current events in Ellensburg here to see if anything sparks your interest!

3. Visit an Art Gallery or Museum

Visit one of Ellensburg’s art galleries or museums for a fun, stimulating and thought-provoking experience to round out your weekend. Having discussions about the artwork or displays with your friends will help you think about what you are looking at more deeply. Checking out the gallery also provides a calming break for all of you to regain energy between activities! Take a relaxing stroll through the exhibit before you head back out for your next adventure. Find a list of all art galleries and museums to visit in Ellensburg here.
Photo courtesy of BRIX Wine Bar

4. Wine Down and Wind Down

Fill your day with fun, fine wines, and local cuisine when you visit Ellensburg’s tasting rooms! Hours of conversation are in store when friends gather together over wine, so choose the location that best fits your group, sit back, relax and enjoy each other’s company while you sip on the fantastic wine that Ellensburg has to offer. Gard Vintners crafts world-class wine from its family-owned and operated vineyard in Washington’s Columbia Valley. Other fantastic tasting rooms in Ellensburg include Ellensburg Canyon Winery and BRIX Wine Bar. All would provide the perfect spot to relax and connect with friends during your weekend together.

5. Head Out for a Shopping Spree

Head downtown for shopping at the unique boutiques and shops that line the streets of Ellensburg! Ellensburg is known for certain great shopping opportunities that’ll please everyone in your group. Pick up matching jewelry at funky boutique Evolve Clothing and Jewelry, featuring unique items handmade in India, Thailand and Nepal! Grab coffee from D&M and hit the streets for a shopping haul for the books! Find a list of all shopping in Ellensburg at

Photo courtesy of D&M