Monday, June 29, 2020 2:00 PM by Experience Olympia & Beyond
Now is the time to hop in your car and savor a bit of rejuvenating slow-down time in the smaller communities of Thurston County.
Thursday, June 18, 2020 11:00 AM by Experience Olympia & Beyond
Our local businesses are ready to serve, greeting you with a smile behind their face coverings. Restauranteurs and business owners have worked tirelessly to change processes and physical spaces to operate safely.
As we begin recreating responsibly, plan an hour (or day) to get out of the
Thursday, August 22, 2019 11:00 AM
In recent years, the explosion of craft beer has brought more urban and family-friendly breweries to cities and main streets throughout the United States. And here in the Olympia region, the situation is no different. From family-friendly micro-breweries to sprawling taprooms with delectable
Thursday, March 14, 2019 1:00 PM
Travel transforms lives. Really.
Just ask Micaela Ferwerda, an Up With People representative, who said it’s “All about immersing yourself in small cultural experiences.” According to her, “It’s easy to stick to the beaten path; traveling
Wednesday, February 27, 2019 8:00 AM
Always on the quest to become the coolest parent ever but still searching for the perfect place to bring the family for spring break? A week off of school and work is a long time, so better make the most of it! The Olympia region has exactly what you're looking for. Here, family-friendly
Wednesday, February 13, 2019 2:00 PM
The season of love is upon us. Whether you adore this sweet season or count the minutes to February 15, we’ve got you covered with some decidedly different Valentine’s Day-inspired travel plans. Behold, five ways to take the Hallmark out of the holiday throughout Olympia and
Thursday, September 13, 2018 4:00 PM
Sure, harvest season is fun for kids, with pumpkin patches, princess costumes and candy, (check our list of pumpkin spice and everything nice) but this year, several spots around the region present haunted happenings that aren’t for the younger crowd. In decidedly different fashion,
Thursday, July 26, 2018 9:00 AM
Situated between two well-known Pacific Northwest culinary capitals of Portland and Seattle, it was only a matter of time before Olympia would be discovered for its innovative, locally-focused dining. Recently recognized by
Friday, May 4, 2018 9:00 AM
Fresh fare and a commitment to doing things a little differently abounds here in Washington’s Capital region. With countless family-owned farms and a creative culinary crowd, we suggest visitors come hungry. Those looking to sample from the source can plan a trip using the Bountiful Byway,