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Right in the center of Washington sits Ellensburg, a city that is known for its college community and for its beautiful scenery. Given that Ellensburg lies just east of the Cascade Range, it offers so much in terms of outdoor recreation, which is just one of the many reasons to visit Ellensburg. Nestled among agricultural land, Ellensburg is a picturesque city that is big on charm, character and community. I loved every moment that I spent in Ellensburg, and I especially loved getting to really know this tight-knit community. Since my trip to Ellensburg was rather spur-of-the-moment, I knew that I needed to find a good last-minute hotel in Ellensburg. Fortunately, I always know that I can find great hotels on HotelTonight, which has become my go-to travel resource in recent years. No matter where or when I travel, HotelTonight helps me book great hotels at a moment's notice.

Historic Downtown

The historic downtown district of Ellensburg has been revitalized in recent years, and now it blends its historical past with its modern energy. Downtown Ellensburg is home to a number of beautiful historic buildings, which you can find on Main Street and Third Avenue. Also in downtown, you'll find a number of great shops, restaurants and art galleries. I was initially surprised to pass so many different art galleries, but I came to learn that Ellensburg actually has quite a vibrant arts scene.

Wineries

Ellensburg is located in a rich agricultural region, so its countryside is filled with beautiful vineyards. Since I love wine, I decided that I couldn't travel to Ellensburg without visiting some of its wineries, so I spent an afternoon hopping from one beautiful winery to another. I never knew much about Washington wines, but after my trip to Ellensburg, I developed a deep understanding and appreciation for the wines of the region.

Central Washington University

Central Washington University is the fastest-growing public university in the state, and it has a student population of about 12,000. This university was founded in 1881, so it features beautiful historic buildings and a strong legacy. I quickly realized that the main reason why Ellensburg has such a vibrant energy is because of its student population, and I loved the youthful excitement I found all over campus. If you want to get a feel for Ellensburg's rich history and its exciting present, you should definitely take a stroll through the CWU campus.

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This central Washington city proved to be so much more than I expected. I hadn't heard much about Ellensburg prior to visiting, but it didn't take me long to develop a soft spot in my heart for the city. If I'm ever passing through central Washington again, I'll be sure to return to some of my favorite areas in Ellensburg – and to visit new areas, of course. And, as always, I'll rely on HotelTonight if I need to find another last-minute hotel in Ellensburg. I always know that I can count on HotelTonight to help me book a great hotel no matter where I am.