Reasons To Visit Pasco
Pasco is one of the three cities in Washington along with Kennewick and Richland known as the “Tri-Cities”. There are many things to do in and around the area whether it’s exploring the unique charm of the Tri-Cities or embarking out into the beautiful wilderness for some outdoor adventures. Within Pasco itself there are a number of interesting attractions like the McNary National Wildlife Refuge and the Franklin Country Historical Museum, while more active travelers may want to take on the challenge of walking the Sacajawea Heritage Trail which goes through the Tri-Cities. Around the Columbia River Plateau area there are many more fun things to do such as rock climbing and kayaking or a relaxing day out taking in the natural sights.
Arriving In Pasco
Pasco Airport, commonly known as Tri-Cities Airport, is located just 3 km from the center of Pasco and primarily handles domestic flights from around the United States. If you are looking to book flights from the UAE to Pasco, it will not be possible to travel directly as the airport does not handle any international flights so you will have to make a stopover before continuing your journey on to Pasco.
Pasco Airport is a relatively small airport offering only a limited range of facilities and amenities, although you will find everything you would need available. The airport has its own restaurant and bar where you can enjoy hot meals and plenty of drinks, while there is also a gift shop available to pick up any last-minute essentials. When your flight has touched down at the airport, you can find taxis available outside of the airport or you can prearrange one before landing.
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UAE nationals traveling to the United States will have to have a valid visa, so make sure you get your visa application done with plenty of time to spare before your flight. In Pasco the weather gets quite hot over the summer with average highs in the mid-30s in July and August, although temperatures soon get cold with the onset of winter so make sure you pack winter clothing with you. At Pasco Airport there are several car rental agencies available on site, allowing you to rent a vehicle as soon as you have landed. You will need to put your clocks back by a considerable 11 hours in order to get on local time in Pasco, while the currency you will need in the United States is the United States dollar.
* This information is correct as of March 2018
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