A pavilion in Ellensburg, WA with red and yellow flags.

#58. Ellensburg

Just east of the Cascade Range on Interstate 90 is Ellensburg, Wash.,, a city with several downtown historic buildings that were constructed in the late 19th century. A strong school system in Ellensburg┬áincludes Ellensburg School District 401 along with Central Washington University, and residents receive top medical care thanks to Kittitas Valley Community Hospital. The community’s Parks & Rec Department oversees an indoor pool, senior center, youth center and recreation center.

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