Olympia, WA

The Iconic State Capitol

Olympia, WA, located on the sparking waters of Puget Sound, is a small city big on history, culture and art. Family-friendly attractions, delectable dining and comfortable lodging options make exploring this capital city an ideal getaway for all.


Visit Percival Landing's boardwalk with stunning views of the water, capitol building and downtown is the top visitor attraction in the region. The Olympia Farmer's Market is the second largest market in Washington State, next to Pike Place Market. Enjoy local maker's handmade goods, fresh produce, local meat, seafood and baked goods. The iconic State Capitol sits perched atop the hill in all its majestic glory. Free tours are offered daily and the grounds feature memorials that are worth the visit. Downtown Olympia, the region's hub for arts and culture, invites you to sip, shop and savor your way through quirky shops and one-of-kind dining.

Check out this downloadable downtown walking tours map for more ideas!