Celebrate Independence Day by riding the last intact early 20th-century interurban electric railway in the U.S.

Take a trip on The Yakima Trolleys, the last intact early twentieth-century interurban electric railway remaining in the United States, to celebrate July 4. Boarding times are 10 a.m., noon, and 2 p.m. at the Yakima Velley Powerhouse Museum inside the Yakima Electric Railway Museum at 408 South Third Avenue.

The 90-minute round trip is a scenic riverside journey from the Yakima Valley Powerhouse Museum through Selah Gap. Along the way, the motorman tells stories about the trolleys that take you back 100 years.

Fares are $12 for adults, $8 for children ages 12 and younger and seniors 65 and older, and free for children ages two and younger,  Or purchase a six-punch excursion ticket for $50 per person (for any age). Cash, local checks, and credit card payments through Square are accepted.

For more information, visit the Yakima Valley Trolleys’ event page or call (509) 249-5962.

Yakima-Trolley2A historic Yakima Trolley makes the rounds. (photo credit: The Yakima Trolleys)

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