On the border of Tumwater and Olympia, tucked between the I5 freeway and the old Olympia brewery...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
The Seattle Space Needle turns fifty this year. Built for Seattle’s World Fair, it has become an icon synonymous with Seattle. It is in ever movie about Seattle (it even gets moved around graphically to better...Read More
The WET Science Center is a new feature from the LOTT Alliance. Open Monday through Saturday, 10am to 4pm, it gives visitors the chance to learn about water, and what a precious resource it is for all of us. From exhibits to...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.