Olympia and the greater Olympia area (Thurston County, with the notable cities of Lacey, Tumwater and Yelm) makes a fantastic place to call home while you explore the region. Hence we created Basecamp Olympia, your ideal location to come back to each night, with its accommodations, restaurants, live theater and arts. the Basecamp Olympia web site gives you ideas for day trips (with options to extend to short trips), plus shorter experiences, Experience Olympia.
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 college town, a waterfront city, a transportation hub, but most of all a bunch […]
So after a number of misfires and the like, we are having another stab at making Basecamp Olympia my perfect idea of tourism for Olympia. Olympia as your basecamp. Not Lacey or Tumwater, although they would fit only slightly less. Olympia has better walk-ability than its neighbors, especially when you are staying with us at […]
I love this idea. Basecamp Olympia. Olympia, the Basecamp. Whatever you want to call it. The idea of putting Olympia on the map as more than the Capital. More than a crossroads. More than the birthplace of grunge. More than Evergreen. It is all of that and so much more! If you have the time […]
My friends over at Eimaliens have had a discussion on the concept of basing yourself in Olympia to explore the region. Lets hope that leads to more people catching on!
So after a little tweaking and prodding, we have version 1.0 of Basecamp Olympia, incorporating Experience Olympia. Whether you are a long time resident, a traveler or tourist, or Washingtonian living close-by, we hope this site will help you come to realize that Olympia is so much more than the State Capital! Olympia boosts a […]