Larkin’s guidebook

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Larkin’s guidebook

Grocery Stores

10-minute drive. Main grocery store. Organic produce available.
Safeway
1243 Marvin Road Northeast
10-minute drive. Main grocery store. Organic produce available.
10-minute drive. Near Safeway and Costco. Discounted natural organic specialized and healthy food.
Grocery Outlet Bargain Market
8221 Martin Way E
10-minute drive. Near Safeway and Costco. Discounted natural organic specialized and healthy food.
20-minute drive. Local music, art, produce and unique gifts. Always a fun visit.
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The Olympia Farmers Market
700 Capitol Way North
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20-minute drive. Local music, art, produce and unique gifts. Always a fun visit.
15-minute drive. High quality organic produce, bakery, salad and soup bar, health supplements
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Olympia Food Co-op
3111 Pacific Avenue Southeast
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15-minute drive. High quality organic produce, bakery, salad and soup bar, health supplements
20-minute drive. An exit past downtown Olympia.
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Trader Joe's
1530 Black Lake Boulevard Southwest
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20-minute drive. An exit past downtown Olympia.
5-minute drive. Costco gas also available.
Costco Wholesale
1470 Marvin Road Northeast
5-minute drive. Costco gas also available.
15 minute drive. Want to get some fresh oysters for the BBQ? Here is a great local supplier! Go straight to the source where they are grown and harvested!
National Fish & Oyster
5028 Meridian Road Northeast
15 minute drive. Want to get some fresh oysters for the BBQ? Here is a great local supplier! Go straight to the source where they are grown and harvested!

Food Scene

Local favorites and fine dining
15-minute drive. This has received over 700 5-Star reviews! The best steakhouse in Olympia!
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Ricardo's Kitchen + Bar
5211 Lacey Boulevard Southeast
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15-minute drive. This has received over 700 5-Star reviews! The best steakhouse in Olympia!
20-minute drive, reservations highly recommended. Excellent food with views of the Olympic Mountains. Located downtown Olympia along the marina.
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Anthony's Hearthfire Grill Olympia
1675 Marine Drive Northeast
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20-minute drive, reservations highly recommended. Excellent food with views of the Olympic Mountains. Located downtown Olympia along the marina.
15-20 minute drive. Located in the heart of Olympia’s marina. Voted Olympia's Best!
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Olympia Oyster House
320 4th Ave W
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15-20 minute drive. Located in the heart of Olympia’s marina. Voted Olympia's Best!
45-minute drive to the BEST farm-to-table restaurant around. For the exquisite pallet, organic superior cuisine with ambience of rustic comforts and brick, it is worth every minute of the drive!
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Jeremy's Farm to Table
576 W Main St
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45-minute drive to the BEST farm-to-table restaurant around. For the exquisite pallet, organic superior cuisine with ambience of rustic comforts and brick, it is worth every minute of the drive!
20-minute drive. This quaint restaurant has roof seating overlooking Puget Sound with views of the Olympic Mountains.
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Topside Bar & Grill
215 Wilkes Street
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20-minute drive. This quaint restaurant has roof seating overlooking Puget Sound with views of the Olympic Mountains.
20-minute drive. Downtown Olympia serving a wide variety of tap and specialty beers. Pizza is on the menu but you are actually allowed to bring your own food if it’s different from what they serve. Great fun, public place near the marina.
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Oly Taproom
312 Columbia Street Northwest
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20-minute drive. Downtown Olympia serving a wide variety of tap and specialty beers. Pizza is on the menu but you are actually allowed to bring your own food if it’s different from what they serve. Great fun, public place near the marina.
5-minute drive. Brick oven pizza in a warm setting.
Infernos Brick Oven Pizza Lacey
8825 Tallon Lane Northeast
5-minute drive. Brick oven pizza in a warm setting.
Cozy, authentic, Oly scene pizza
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Pizzeria La Gitana - Olympia
518 Capitol Way S
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Cozy, authentic, Oly scene pizza
Want that vintage old school vibe while enjoying a delicious pizza? Gluten free options as well. Super fun atmosphere!
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Old School Pizzeria
108 Franklin Street Northeast
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Want that vintage old school vibe while enjoying a delicious pizza? Gluten free options as well. Super fun atmosphere!
15-20 minute drive. A local favorite on a rainy afternoon or when exploring downtown Oly!
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The Bread Peddler
222 Capitol Way North
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15-20 minute drive. A local favorite on a rainy afternoon or when exploring downtown Oly!
2-minute drive. A local favorite for food and drinks. Pool tables, pull tabs, sports tv bar.
Nisqually Bar & Grill
10323 Martin Way East
2-minute drive. A local favorite for food and drinks. Pool tables, pull tabs, sports tv bar.
5-minute drive. Gluten Free, dairy free, grain free, keto cupcakes, pastries, and more.
Miss Moffett’s Mystical Cupcakes
8765 Tallon Lane Northeast
5-minute drive. Gluten Free, dairy free, grain free, keto cupcakes, pastries, and more.

Nearby Activities & Hikes

2-minute drive away! Enjoy hiking along boardwalks and natural paths over 800 acres of restored estuaries. Birders and photographers spends hours here, boardwalks lead over Puget Sound. Catch seals and natural habitat. Stroller friendly, no pets or jogging allowed.
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Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center
100 Brown Farm Road Northeast
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2-minute drive away! Enjoy hiking along boardwalks and natural paths over 800 acres of restored estuaries. Birders and photographers spends hours here, boardwalks lead over Puget Sound. Catch seals and natural habitat. Stroller friendly, no pets or jogging allowed.
Just a short walk or drive away. Open for sunflower festival in late August-September, fall pumpkin festival with corn maze in end of September-October, Christmas store open with fudge and goodies day after Thanksgiving - mid December.
Schilter Family Farm
141 Nisqually Cut Off Rd SE
Just a short walk or drive away. Open for sunflower festival in late August-September, fall pumpkin festival with corn maze in end of September-October, Christmas store open with fudge and goodies day after Thanksgiving - mid December.
20 minutes away. Salmon climb the falls in September. Well groomed trails throughout with rhododendrons blooming in spring to early summer. Many waterfalls along the 2-mile circular path. Stroller friendly.
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Tumwater Falls Park
110 Deschutes Parkway Southwest
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20 minutes away. Salmon climb the falls in September. Well groomed trails throughout with rhododendrons blooming in spring to early summer. Many waterfalls along the 2-mile circular path. Stroller friendly.
15-minute drive. Turn-of-the-century town with sweeping views of Puget Sound. Great place to see a historical museum, drink coffee while taking in Puget Sound off a bluff. This is where you take the ferry to Anderson Island.
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Steilacoom
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15-minute drive. Turn-of-the-century town with sweeping views of Puget Sound. Great place to see a historical museum, drink coffee while taking in Puget Sound off a bluff. This is where you take the ferry to Anderson Island.
A 20-minute drive to Steilacoom’s ferry to enjoy a short ride to Anderson Island. There is only one small grocery store on the island. Visit the Old Swimming Hole for pristine fresh water swimming. Parking at the beach is limited to only 10-15 cars so arrive early to the ferry and plan on the 10am departure. Purchase your ticket online or at the station. Charcoal BBQ pits, picnic tables, sand volleyball, restrooms.
Anderson Island
A 20-minute drive to Steilacoom’s ferry to enjoy a short ride to Anderson Island. There is only one small grocery store on the island. Visit the Old Swimming Hole for pristine fresh water swimming. Parking at the beach is limited to only 10-15 cars so arrive early to the ferry and plan on the 10am departure. Purchase your ticket online or at the station. Charcoal BBQ pits, picnic tables, sand volleyball, restrooms.
25-minute drive. Cool down on the Deschutte’s river at Pioneer Park. Park near the entrance of the parking lot and follow the locals. Bring a tube, sunscreen and your group!
Pioneer Park
5801 Henderson Blvd SE
25-minute drive. Cool down on the Deschutte’s river at Pioneer Park. Park near the entrance of the parking lot and follow the locals. Bring a tube, sunscreen and your group!
20-minute drive. Oyster clams, magnificent views, walking paths, picnic areas
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Tolmie State Park
7730 61st Ave NE
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20-minute drive. Oyster clams, magnificent views, walking paths, picnic areas
25-minute drive. Views of the Olympic mountains, Olympia marina with the State Capitol in the background. You can also find The Telephone if the Wind to call and talk to loved ones you’ve lost and never got to have closure. A healing place along a special hike.
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Priest Point Park
2600 East Bay Drive Northeast
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25-minute drive. Views of the Olympic mountains, Olympia marina with the State Capitol in the background. You can also find The Telephone if the Wind to call and talk to loved ones you’ve lost and never got to have closure. A healing place along a special hike.
25-minute drive. Great place to rent kayaks and paddle along the Puget Sound shoreline!
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Boston Harbor Marina
312 73rd Avenue Northeast
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25-minute drive. Great place to rent kayaks and paddle along the Puget Sound shoreline!
20-minute drive. Located downtown Olympia. Great place to visit if the weather isn’t cooperating and you still want to take on a challenge.
Cirque Climbing
8276 28th Court Northeast
20-minute drive. Located downtown Olympia. Great place to visit if the weather isn’t cooperating and you still want to take on a challenge.
25-minute drive. An outdoor water activity center with slides. Life guards are very strict so if you have kids, they will get the list of rules at the clubhouse when you pay for your day pass.
Columbus Park
5700 Black Lake Boulevard Southwest
25-minute drive. An outdoor water activity center with slides. Life guards are very strict so if you have kids, they will get the list of rules at the clubhouse when you pay for your day pass.
10-15 min drive to closest entry to the trail. Miles of biking and jogging trails! Easiest place to enter is behind the Sear’s department store off Sleater Kinney Rd. Exit 108
Chehalis Western Trail
10-15 min drive to closest entry to the trail. Miles of biking and jogging trails! Easiest place to enter is behind the Sear’s department store off Sleater Kinney Rd. Exit 108

Day Hikes

Looking to get a day on Mt. Rainier or the Olympic Mountains? Here are the best places to begin your full day hikes!
1-2 hour drive along massive old-growth forest. Many places to stop and explore! Great place to ascend Mt. Rainier. Tubing in the winter, hiking in the summer. Also known as Paradise.
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Henry Jackson Visitor Center
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1-2 hour drive along massive old-growth forest. Many places to stop and explore! Great place to ascend Mt. Rainier. Tubing in the winter, hiking in the summer. Also known as Paradise.
A 1.5 hour drive to Lake Cushman and hiking. Nestled within the Olympic National Forest overlooking turquoise streams and waterfalls. Great place for jumping off rocks into freezing waters!
Staircase
A 1.5 hour drive to Lake Cushman and hiking. Nestled within the Olympic National Forest overlooking turquoise streams and waterfalls. Great place for jumping off rocks into freezing waters!
1.5 hour drive. Spectacular views of the Olympic Mountains, Hood Canal, San Juan Straight and Canada. Two places to ascend. Lower parking area does not require parking pass to ascend 6 mile trail (first three miles is easy). Second higher parking begins immediate climb and may require a pass (they rarely check)
Mt. Ellinor Lower Trailhead
1.5 hour drive. Spectacular views of the Olympic Mountains, Hood Canal, San Juan Straight and Canada. Two places to ascend. Lower parking area does not require parking pass to ascend 6 mile trail (first three miles is easy). Second higher parking begins immediate climb and may require a pass (they rarely check)
1.5 hours away. Westport is where us Washingtonians surf! Great little town for buying fresh seafood off the docks of local fishermen. Build a driftwood fort on the beach, fly some kites, borrow a boogie board or two from us!
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Westport
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1.5 hours away. Westport is where us Washingtonians surf! Great little town for buying fresh seafood off the docks of local fishermen. Build a driftwood fort on the beach, fly some kites, borrow a boogie board or two from us!
Along the western peninsula of the Olympic Forest coastline. Massive driftwoods piled along the beaches for fun climbing and exploring. Trees so large it’s hard to fathom how they got there!
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Praia de Ruby
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Along the western peninsula of the Olympic Forest coastline. Massive driftwoods piled along the beaches for fun climbing and exploring. Trees so large it’s hard to fathom how they got there!

Outdoor Gear & Clothing

10 minutes away, Cabela’s has all your camping, hiking, fishing and clothing needs! Indoor aquarium, restaurant, and a large taxidermy animal display.
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Cabela's
1600 Gateway Boulevard Northeast
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20-minute drive. Camping, hiking, biking, and clothing gear. (No climbing wall at this location.)
REI
625 Black Lake Boulevard Southwest
20-minute drive. Camping, hiking, biking, and clothing gear. (No climbing wall at this location.)
10-minute drive. Walmart superstore with camping, fishing, clothing, and groceries.
Walmart Supercenter
1401 Galaxy Drive Northeast
10-minute drive. Walmart superstore with camping, fishing, clothing, and groceries.

Places to get pampered

10-minute drive. Schedule a couple's massage or just for yourself. Relaxing atmosphere and professional services. 10-minute drive.
Hand and Stone Massage and Facial Spa
1380 Galaxy Drive Northeast
10-minute drive. Schedule a couple's massage or just for yourself. Relaxing atmosphere and professional services. 10-minute drive.
5-minute drive. High quality products and excellent service!
Magic Nails
8640 Martin Way East
5-minute drive. High quality products and excellent service!

Local Wineries

Ambiance galore! 5-minute drive, a wine tasting in a historical setting. $10/couple. Open weekends! (Note: on rainy days enter through the grey, unmarked door facing the grassy open overflow parking fields.)
Medicine Creek Winery
947 Old Pacific Highway Southeast
Ambiance galore! 5-minute drive, a wine tasting in a historical setting. $10/couple. Open weekends! (Note: on rainy days enter through the grey, unmarked door facing the grassy open overflow parking fields.)
15 minutes away. One of our top local wineries!
Stottle Winery
2641 Willamette Drive Northeast
15 minutes away. One of our top local wineries!
1-1.5 hour drive heading west to the coast, a great stop for a romantic date if heading to Westport for some fresh seafood and ocean waves. Features a mermaid sea glass sculpture garden, restaurant, and winery. A very unique place!
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Westport Winery Garden Resort
1 South Arbor Road
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1-1.5 hour drive heading west to the coast, a great stop for a romantic date if heading to Westport for some fresh seafood and ocean waves. Features a mermaid sea glass sculpture garden, restaurant, and winery. A very unique place!