Yakima, the Palm Springs of Washington. The Super 8 in Union Gap is nestled between the city of Yakima and the Heart of wine country and is only 5 minutes to downtown Yakima. Outside our front doors you can begin your journey through a wine tasting excursion, or go out back and enjoy shopping in Yakima largest mall. If you enjoy the outdoors, take a day trip to the Apple Tree Golf Course, which is ranked in the top 10 courses in the State, or you can spend the day on the Yakima River. With an average of over 300 hundred days of sunshine you cannot go wrong.