Capitol Way and 14th Ave. Built in 1922, restored and refurbished for the 1989 state centennial, it is claimed to be one of the most beautiful Capitol's in the nation. It is also the fifth highest masonry dome building in the world, rising 267 feet from the plateau. While on campus do not overlook the Justice Building, Vietnam Memorial, World War II Memorial, State Library, and the Governor's Mansion.
211 W. 21st. Housed in the former Lord Mansion, the museum preserves the heritage of Olympia. Now a branch of the Washington State Historical Society, the museum houses exhibits that include Native American pioneers, Washington State and territorial history and our state political history as well. Exhibits change monthly.
105 11th Ave. SW. A fun-filled interactive museum for children to learn, explore, and enjoy hours of play. One of the largest youth museums in the Northwest, with over 10,000 sq. ft. of exhibit space. Only 4 blocks from the hotel.
700 N. Capitol Way. Located on the waterfront at historic Budd inlet, enjoy a sweeping view of the Olympic Mountains. This open-air market features locally grown produce, plants, meats and seafoods, baked goods, herbs and honey, homemade craft items and international dining.
Located along the southern-most part of the Puget Sound on the waterfront at Budd inlet. This one-mile boardwalk offers a view of ships in port, colorful sunsets, playground equipment, and the majestic Olympic Mountains after which Olympia was named.
Your first stop should be Drees, a community cornerstone for over 75 - years. You'll immediately be drawn in with vibrant colors and floor-to-ceiling displays of everything from glassware to fine French soaps and anniversary music boxes. Drees is replete with finer quality merchandise that will make your house feel more charming and elegant.
Enjoy the feeling of shopping outdoors at the area's Farmers Market. Musical performances add ambience to the Olympia Farmers Market, just a block from Olympia's waterfront. Here you'll find a wide selection of the freshest produce, baked goods, and amazing handiwork. Shop downtown and discover the difference!
Enjoy an open-air market experience at downtown Lacey's beautiful Huntamer Park, featuring dozens of vendors with fresh-from-the-farm produce and flowers, organic foods, baked goods, and handcrafted arts and crafts, along with live entertainment in the bandstand.
Accessible year-round Ranging in elevation from 1,610' to 14,410' above sea level. The "mountain" is an active volcano encased in over 35 square miles of snow and ice, surrounded by old growth forest and stunning wildflower meadows.
Northwest Trek Wildlife Park is a treasure for wildlife enthusiasts. The signature tram tour through the 435-acre free-roaming area offers the opportunity to spot animals as they wander through forests, wetlands and meadows.
Visit Ocean Shores and find all types of activities, including: Beachcombing, Bicycling, Bird Watching, Clam Digging, ride Ferry to Westport, Fishing, Golfing, Miniature Golf, Horseback Riding, North Jetty, Kite Flying, and Ocean Shores has many maintained parks for your enjoyment. Visit their website for more detailed information.
Visit the animals at OLYMPIC GAME FARM, INC. here in Sequim, Washington. A family run business, OLYMPIC GAME FARM, INC. is home to many animal species, both endangered and non-endangered. Many of our animals are veterans of the silver screen.
Capitol Way to Old Hwy 99, 1 mile past Tumwater Blvd. on the right. Experience the sights, sounds, smells and excitement of flight. The museum was founded with the goal of bringing people together to relive, recollect and learn about aviation history. Features include museum gift shop, artifacts, exhibits, warbird rides and a winter lecture series.
I-5 South to exit 99, left to Old Hwy 99, right to Offut Lake Rd., A non-profit educational and scientific corporation founded in 1982, Wolf Haven International provides homes for more than 40 wolves that cannot live in the wild. Wolf Haven also participates in the Mexican Wolf Recovery program which reintroduces wolves to the wild in the southwestern United States and Mexico.
North on Capitol Way, right on 4th Ave., left on East Bay Drive. The park is approximately 2 miles on right with the largest urban forest in the State of Washington. Beach access, play equipment and hiking trails.
Visitors enjoy hiking, wildlife observation and photography, fishing and environmental education opportunities year-round. The refuge is open during daylight hours, and a daily entrance fee is charged. The visitor center, open Wednesday-Sunday, features exhibits, a bookstore and more.
8431 Waldrick Rd., SE, Olympia. The lush gardens and maze showcase more than 100 sculptures created by regional, national and international artists. Open year-round from dawn to dusk entrance fee by donation.