There is a city in Washington named ‘George’. Every year, George, Washington celebrates the 4th of July by baking the world’s largest cherry pie.

About George (The City, not the President)

George is wonderfully well-situated in the Columbia River Basin of Eastern Washington. Found midway between the Seattle area and the Cascade mountains on the West, and Spokane on the east at exit 149 on Interstate 90, George sees a multitude of travelers every year (good thinking, Charlie).

Six miles to the west of the city is the famous “Gorge” amphitheater overlooking the spectacular Columbia River. Regularly scheduled big-name concerts “In the Gorge by George” throughout the summer insure ample business opportunities. As many as 250,000 concert-goers are expected to visit during the concert season.

The George area offers abundant, accessible recreation: water sports, fishing, hunting, rock climbing, golf, and winter snow skiing a… Continue Reading