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Living in the Yakima Valley

Yakima is the ideal home-away-from-home. Located in the heart of Central Washington, Yakima is 143 miles southeast of Seattle, 200 miles southwest of Spokane, and 178 miles northeast of Portland.

When you take a break from school, there’s plenty of fun to be had. With an average of 300 days of sunshine a year, outdoor activities rule. Hiking and boating, fishing and hunting, biking and skateboarding, competitive sports from baseball to golf. Yakima also has an active arts community, plenty of live entertainment, and some of the state’s best wineries and breweries.

In Yakima, you won't fight rush hour traffic or the high cost of living found in larger cities. Our climate has four distinct seasons – enjoy locally-grown fruit and vegetables in the summer and the ski slopes are a short drive away when the snow begins to fly.

Perry Tech is among the Yakima Valley’s many treasures. Learn why we’re proud to call Yakima home.

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