Once a major agricultural center, Sunnyside is now a sleepy little central Washington town perfect for families. Although it still has a wonderful rural community spirit and small town feel, Sunnyside is just an hour from the vibrant tri-cities area. Even better, the town is equidistant from each Seattle, Portland (OR), and Spokane with about a three hour drive to any of these major cities. There, you'll find access to great museums and cultural amenities, tons of shopping, and more.
Right in Sunnyside, all your daily needs are more than met. Shopping is easily handled by the local Safeway, Wal-Mart, or JC Penney's. There are great local restaurants and cafes like the Green Olive Cafe, a local gem. Plus, Sunnyside is located in the heart of Washington state's wine country. Take the weekend to go on a romantic tour of the area's many wineries and the local farms that supply grapes and many other delicious fruits and vegetables. You'll also want to tour the colorful Darigold Cheese Factory to learn about how cheese is made and sample some delicious local cheeses.
A quick tour of the Sunnyside Historical Museum will get you and your family up to date on the rich history of this little tonw. Further in touch with Sunnyside's past is the quirky and exciting Lighted Farm Implement Parade, one of the best of its kind. Each year, the night is lit up by cleverly adorned farm implements from tractors to hay balers.
Of course, Sunnyside has a number of well-regarded public schools along with a couple of private academies, ensuring you can get the best education for your children. New Home Source is here with a great selection of the new homes being built in Sunnyside right now. Don't wait to find the home of your dreams in the great little community that is Sunnyside.