We had the conversation once with a server over the name of the pub. It can be either, as signs inside the pub attest, along with two streams of reviews on a couple of review sites. So regardless of what you call it you need to know that the pub is nearly always busy. Do […]
Historical Bed and Breakfast with Day Spa in walking distance to downtown Olympia. One of only three bed and breakfasts in Olympia. A very unique mansion with a modern day spa on-site.
McLane Nature Trail, located off of Delphi Road is only about 15 minutes from the heart of downtown but feels like you are in the middle of your own personal forest. A fairly easy hike with few hills, can be as short as .5 miles or as long as 1.5. It is accessible year round […]
Mount Ellinor is an easy drive from Olympia, and one of the best hikes we have ever been on. We went in August and the wildflowers were better than the famed ones of Mount Rainier.
During the third weekend in July we have Capital Lakefair. The carnival rides move in to Heritage Park and surrounding streets are shut down for food vendors and the like. Recognizing our youth and seniors and also giving local non-profits the opportunity to fund raise and be seen, Lakefair has over a 50 year history. From […]
In our searching and browsing of all things Olympia today I happened upon this great blog specializing in walks around Olympia. It features walks in four different categories, Forest, Fresh Water, Prairie and Salt Water. There are about a dozen walks reviewed at the moment. We shall have to see if the author, Ryan, is interested in contributing here. We shall see if […]
One of our favorite semi-annual events has to be Olympia’s Arts Walk. It is when Olympia comes alive for a Friday and Saturday bubbling over with personalities, and visually astounding us with a variety of artists. If you love art and you are anywhere near Olympia this really is a great place to be! The […]
Looking for an Apple Festival in Olympia? Well everyone’s favorite cider mill is having their annual Apple Fesitval from the last weekend in September through the last weekend in October from 9am to 5pm. There is a small charge of $2 per vehicle for parking but there are no entrance fees. Here are what the fine […]
What a treat this week! Two evenings of Music in the Park! Albeit the one on August 5th is at the Port Plaza, however that still counts right? So take your family and friends, pack a picnic dinner, snacks, or desert. Then head to downtown Olympia for some great free entertainment! Wednesday Night: Yogoman Burning Band August […]