10 Most Iconic Things About the Tri-Cities
Nearly 100 people recently voted on "what makes them think of the Tri-Cities" and I was astounded by the winners. Sure, the No. 1 and 2 answer aren't that surprising, but some of the others I would NEVER have guessed.
I get it. It's a beautiful bridge, especially at night. And it's right next to the gorgeous Clover Island Inn.
Really people? The most ubiquitous weed in the entire Western United States is an icon of Tri-Cities?
We all knew it'd make top 3, but under tumbleweeds? Sheesh.
Yeah, they're not bad, but I've seen better. This was the biggest surprise to me. But hey, it means this is a beautiful place and who can argue with that?
The river is definitely our community's biggest selling point -- for tourism, commercial growth and quality of living.
It's our history, our legacy, and it still employs A LOT of people.
It's beautiful, it smells good and it dominates the landscape.
It's our tallest peak, it's beautiful, it's off-limits, it's sacred and it's full of Cold War secrets. What's not to love?
Rivers, Bridges and Mountains... I'm sensing a theme here!