If you love traveling carnival rides and deep fried food, Lakefair is the place for you! The Capitalarians have been putting on this event for over 60 years. A scholarship for local high school girls, crowns one as a queen each...Read More
Every year we are reminded that there is a fireworks ban for residents of Olympia, Tumwater and Lacey. Residents setting off fireworks in your neighborhood is rarely a treat, and often a stress for pets (how many missing or...Read More
Olympia recently made it on a to a top ten list of America’s Friendliest Small Cities. Although the photo associated with the article is not Olympia, it is indicative of the city. We are a small city, a state capital, a...Read More
What is Basecamp?
Olympia is your Basecamp to the surrounding area! It is the ideal place to base yourself for a few days while you explore the region. The Olympic National Park, Mount Rainier, Mount St Helens, the coast, even Seattle are all great day trips from Olympia.
Why not stay a week, one day traveling out of town and the the next staying in town and see a show, visit the Capital, wander Percival Landing, feel the vibe of the Farmers Market.