Nestled along the banks of the Columbia River, Kennewick, Washington is a haven for tourists and residents alike. One of three cities known as the Tri-Cities, Kennewick is located in close proximity to Richland and Pasco, the other two components. In recent years, Kennewick has been named among the highest in the United States for cities with job growth, and continues to be a thriving, innovative locale.The history of Kennewick dates back to the 1800's when Lewis and Clarke traveled the Columbia River. Since the 1890's, Kennewick has been a popular choice for vineyards and wineries, now hosting more than 150 in a 50-mile radius. The Columbia River creates many possibilities for outdoor activities, sporting events, and more.