Our destination is known worldwide for its iconic, PNW beauty and people flock to our natural spaces so they can go at their own pace and feel rejuvenated.
Tuesday, March 3, 2020 9:00 AM by Experience Olympia & Beyond
Need a pick-me-up after the cold, dark days of winter? Break away from stress and routine and discover a destination that’s a little different—the Olympia region. Here, spring is in the air, and experiences are best shared. Bring your family and get ready to recharge, reconnect and
Tuesday, February 11, 2020 3:00 PM by Experience Olympia & Beyond
Make this Valentine’s Day one to remember. Ditch the chocolate and flowers and explore a handcrafted escape in the Olympia region. There’s a trail for every traveler—whether you’re a nature lover, culture & arts buff, wine connoisseur, beer aficionado or coffee
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If pumpkin patches, hayrides and corn mazes are on the annual fall agenda, Olympia and its surrounding farmlands have you covered. There are pumpkin patches and fall festivals with your perfect gourd waiting. Find
Salmon season is here! For the next couple of weeks our intrepid fish friends make their annual voyage upstream. It’s mesmerizing to watch as they leap out of the water and definitely worth a trip to one of these popular public parks!
Wednesday, July 3, 2019 9:00 AM by Experience Olympia & Beyond
Come and join the Independence Day Celebration in the Olympia region, home to Washington State's Capitol City! Whether you prefer the snap, crackle and pop of the colorful fireworks, or you're just in it for the food and fun in the sun, there's an explosion of 4th of July events in
The halls may be decked, but for us the end of one year means it’s time to schedule a new year of adventures. If active vacations are on the agenda for 2019, we have the solution. The Olympia region has long been loved among cyclists for both its accessibility and natural beauty. A
Tuesday, July 10, 2018 3:00 PM by Experience Olympia & Beyond
Get your heart pumping with a quick run, explore a forest that feels a world away from the city or take the kids for a stroll—all on trails in the Olympia region. Award winning author and outdoors writer Craig Romano dishes on the best beaches, shorelines, old-growth forests, wetlands,
Friday, May 4, 2018 9:00 AM by Experience Olympia & Beyond
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,