Friday, September 24, 2021 10:00 AM by Washington State Department of Enterprise Services
Thursday, September 23, 2021 10:00 AM by Nick Cote of Visit USA Parks
This story was created in partnership with Visit USA Parks. Photos and story by Nick Cote.
Nestled in the southern terminus of the Puget Sound, Olympia is the perfect base camp for visiting the western reaches of the
Tuesday, April 20, 2021 11:00 PM by Experience Olympia & Beyond
Looking for new places to explore that include memorable photo opportunities? The Greater Olympia area is full of possibilities.
We asked locals to suggest lesser-known photo spots around Thurston County. Following are their recommendations—plus tips from professional
Thursday, March 25, 2021 6:00 PM by Experience Olympia & Beyond
Make the most of spring break and warmer days by rediscovering the gems in your hometown. A “staycation” means less stress and is often friendlier to your wallet. You can be more spontaneous and see places you’ve been meaning to visit.
We asked some of our locals to
Here, educational opportunities await in the beautiful outdoor spaces that make up our destination. This fall, get off the Zoom calls and experience all the Thurston Bountiful Byway has to offer!
Tuesday, September 1, 2020 12:00 PM by Experience Olympia & Beyond
It's about this time of year that our intrepid fish friends make their annual voyage upstream. Pacific Salmon are anadromous fish, which means that they return from salt water to fresh water to spawn. Salmon spend an average of three to four years in the food-rich ocean before returning.
Friday, August 7, 2020 11:00 AM by Experience Olympia & Beyond
If you’re like us, you have a deep desire to explore the iconic outdoor scenery of the Pacific Northwest. Search around, and you will find, there’s no better basecamp then our backyard! Any direction you drive, there’s an adventure waiting to be had, and by