Guidebook for Olympia

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Guidebook for Olympia

Drinks & Nightlife

Their beer is good and it's a happening place downtown. Also hosts a great for breakfast, brunch, lunch and dinner!
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Three Magnets Brewing Co.
600 Franklin Street Southeast
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Their beer is good and it's a happening place downtown. Also hosts a great for breakfast, brunch, lunch and dinner!
They host some great shows. Check them out.
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Rhythm and Rye
311 Capitol Way North
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They host some great shows. Check them out.
Great variety of beer, cider and mead. Closest pub to the beach cottage.
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Skep & Skein Tavern
2106 Harrison Avenue Northwest
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Great variety of beer, cider and mead. Closest pub to the beach cottage.
New pub serving beer, wine, cider, mead, and non-alcoholic beverages (21+) out on Steamboat Island. Lovely drive from the cottage along Madrona Beach Drive. Fabulous food truck W-S.
Tipsy Whale Mercantile
6541 Sexton Drive Northwest
New pub serving beer, wine, cider, mead, and non-alcoholic beverages (21+) out on Steamboat Island. Lovely drive from the cottage along Madrona Beach Drive. Fabulous food truck W-S.

Food Scene

Their pastries are to die for.
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San Francisco Street Bakery
1320 San Francisco Avenue Northeast
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Their pastries are to die for.
If you're looking for all natural, this is the place! To go or dine in. Quick drive from the beach cottage.
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Blue Heron Bakery
4419 Harrison Ave NW
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If you're looking for all natural, this is the place! To go or dine in. Quick drive from the beach cottage.
It's a small and hip place located next to the infamous Dumpster Values located in the heart of downtown Olympia. Any espresso drink will wow you.
Bar Francis
110 Franklin Street Northeast
It's a small and hip place located next to the infamous Dumpster Values located in the heart of downtown Olympia. Any espresso drink will wow you.
They often win awards for their roasts and their baristas win in espresso making competitions. Hip place downtown.
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Olympia Coffee Roasting
600 4th Avenue East
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They often win awards for their roasts and their baristas win in espresso making competitions. Hip place downtown.
They often win awards for their roasts and their baristas win in espresso making competitions. Hip coffee stand with outdoor seating.
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Olympia Coffee Roasting
1706 Harrison Ave NW
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They often win awards for their roasts and their baristas win in espresso making competitions. Hip coffee stand with outdoor seating.
They often win awards for their roasts and their baristas win in espresso making competitions. Hip place uptown.
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Olympia Coffee Roasting
2824 Capitol Boulevard South
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They often win awards for their roasts and their baristas win in espresso making competitions. Hip place uptown.
They are an employee owned cooperative and their jam is the best thing in the world. Long wait times, but it's worth it. Caters to vegans and vegetarians, but also has breakfasts with meat and dairy.
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New Moon Cooperative Cafe
113 4th Avenue West
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They are an employee owned cooperative and their jam is the best thing in the world. Long wait times, but it's worth it. Caters to vegans and vegetarians, but also has breakfasts with meat and dairy.
Great and maritime atmosphere, family friendly section and water views. Full bar. Also have kayak and paddleboard rentals. Closest restaurant to the beach cottage.
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Tugboat Annie's
2100 West Bay Drive Northwest
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Great and maritime atmosphere, family friendly section and water views. Full bar. Also have kayak and paddleboard rentals. Closest restaurant to the beach cottage.

Shopping

A hip vintage/retro/used clothing store downtown Olympia.
Dumpster Values
302 4th Ave E
A hip vintage/retro/used clothing store downtown Olympia.
They have great taste! It's got a nice variety of cookbooks, dishware, jewelry, cards and journals. Great for gifts.
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Compass Rose
416 Capitol Way South
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They have great taste! It's got a nice variety of cookbooks, dishware, jewelry, cards and journals. Great for gifts.
Closest full-size grocery and gas station. Just a few miles straight down Cooper Point Road from the cottage.
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Safeway
3215 Harrison Avenue Northwest
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Closest full-size grocery and gas station. Just a few miles straight down Cooper Point Road from the cottage.

Parks & Nature

It's got it all, kayak and paddleboard rentals, a market and a public boat launch.
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Boston Harbor Marina
312 73rd Avenue Northeast
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It's got it all, kayak and paddleboard rentals, a market and a public boat launch.
Best beach in town!
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Burfoot Park
6927 Boston Harbor Road Northeast
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Best beach in town!
Walk along the beach and trails at The Evergreen State College. Quick drive or bike ride from cottage.
The Evergreen State College Beach
Walk along the beach and trails at The Evergreen State College. Quick drive or bike ride from cottage.

Entertainment & Activities

Get a tour of the Washington State Capitol or just go in and check it out. There are lots of memorials and special sites on the campus to check out. There are also war memorials and rose gardens surrounding the Capitol building.
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Capitólio de Washington
416 Sid Snyder Ave SW
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Get a tour of the Washington State Capitol or just go in and check it out. There are lots of memorials and special sites on the campus to check out. There are also war memorials and rose gardens surrounding the Capitol building.
Bowling Alley!
Westside Lanes
2010 Harrison Ave NW
Bowling Alley!
Run mostly by the Olympia Film Society, they show indie flicks and not anything mainstream.
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Capitol Theater
206 5th Avenue Southeast
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Run mostly by the Olympia Film Society, they show indie flicks and not anything mainstream.

Essentials

Westside Laundry
2103 Harrison Ave NW
Just up the road (turn right out of the driveway, follow French Rd and turn right at the light if coming from the cottage). Good if you run out of milk, beer, wine or ice cream. They've got you covered.
Texaco
3210 Cooper Point Rd NW
Just up the road (turn right out of the driveway, follow French Rd and turn right at the light if coming from the cottage). Good if you run out of milk, beer, wine or ice cream. They've got you covered.
Big and great grocery store.
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Haggen
1313 Cooper Point Road Southwest
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Big and great grocery store.
Great co-op! One located across town too. Just a few minutes' drive from the cottage.
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Olympia Food Co-op
921 Rogers Street Northwest
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Great co-op! One located across town too. Just a few minutes' drive from the cottage.

Arts & Culture

Graduation in June, or other times of the year to visit students or attend reunions, workshops, and special events. Very close by, within biking distance. Bus service on main road near studio to TESC.
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The Evergreen State College
2700 Evergreen Parkway Northwest
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Graduation in June, or other times of the year to visit students or attend reunions, workshops, and special events. Very close by, within biking distance. Bus service on main road near studio to TESC.
See if they are any events while you'll be staying!
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Washington Center for the Performing Arts
512 Washington Street Southeast
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See if they are any events while you'll be staying!
This house is located in the historic Bigelow neighborhood and the Bigelows were one of the first families to settle in Olympia.
Bigelow House Museum
918 Glass Ave NE
This house is located in the historic Bigelow neighborhood and the Bigelows were one of the first families to settle in Olympia.