Guidebook for Olympia

Karin & Mike
Karin & Mike
Guidebook for Olympia

Essentials

Fred Meyer
555 Trosper Rd SW
Costco Wholesale

Food Scene

This restaurant has beautiful views of the harbor and a great selection of seafood.
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Budd Bay Cafe
525 Columbia Street Northwest
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This restaurant has beautiful views of the harbor and a great selection of seafood.
One of the wonderful local coffee roasters.
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Olympia Coffee Roasting
600 4th Avenue East
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One of the wonderful local coffee roasters.
This beautiful farmer's market is open year-round, although days do vary per season. A great way to find and enjoy local produce.
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The Olympia Farmers Market
700 Capitol Way North
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This beautiful farmer's market is open year-round, although days do vary per season. A great way to find and enjoy local produce.
The place to go for seafood lovers. Find fresh crab and all kinds of other delicious local seafood.
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The Olympia Seafood Co
411 Columbia Street Northwest
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The place to go for seafood lovers. Find fresh crab and all kinds of other delicious local seafood.

Parks & Nature

This park is only a few miles from our house and has a beautiful lake and great hiking trails.
Millersylvania State Park
This park is only a few miles from our house and has a beautiful lake and great hiking trails.
Each September-October salmon come home to this park. It is really fun to see them swim upstream. The falls are nice any time of the year and signs tell the history of the park and brewery that used to be there.
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Tumwater Falls Park
110 Deschutes Parkway Southwest
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Each September-October salmon come home to this park. It is really fun to see them swim upstream. The falls are nice any time of the year and signs tell the history of the park and brewery that used to be there.
Miles and miles of trails!
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Olympic National Forest
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Miles and miles of trails!

Arts & Culture

The Washington Center has a good mix of entertainment, is affordable and only about 15 minutes from our home.
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Washington Center for the Performing Arts
512 Washington Street Southeast
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The Washington Center has a good mix of entertainment, is affordable and only about 15 minutes from our home.
Local theater at its best! It is a small, intimate venue with great productions.
Harlequin Productions
202 4th Avenue East
Local theater at its best! It is a small, intimate venue with great productions.
A great place for kids with curious minds!
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Hands On Children's Museum
414 Jefferson Street Northeast
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A great place for kids with curious minds!
Built in the 1850s, Bigelow House is the oldest residence in Olympia. The house is decorated as if the family still lived there, so there is lots to see and learn.
Bigelow House Museum
918 Glass Ave NE
Built in the 1850s, Bigelow House is the oldest residence in Olympia. The house is decorated as if the family still lived there, so there is lots to see and learn.
Open Sundays, 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m., April through October only. Third Sunday of each open month features a "Living History event" (period-appropriate 1860 re-enactment).
Crosby House Museum
702 Deschutes Way SW
Open Sundays, 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m., April through October only. Third Sunday of each open month features a "Living History event" (period-appropriate 1860 re-enactment).

Everything Else

This small, family-owned distillery has great tours and tastings!
Sandstone Distillery
842 Wright Rd SE
This small, family-owned distillery has great tours and tastings!
Pick your own strawberries in June and raspberries later in the season. Fresh berries are available for sale as well from June through August.
Spooner Berry Farms
3327 Yelm Hwy SE
Pick your own strawberries in June and raspberries later in the season. Fresh berries are available for sale as well from June through August.
Pick your own blueberries!
Teddies Berries
6344 123rd Ave SW
Pick your own blueberries!

Entertainment & Activities

The corn maze is open August - October each year. There is a fresh produce stand, pumpkin patch and fun rides for kids.
Rutledge Corn Maze LLC
302 93rd Ave SE
The corn maze is open August - October each year. There is a fresh produce stand, pumpkin patch and fun rides for kids.
Family fun year-round with a fall festival and pumpkin patch the entire month of October.
Schilter Family Farm
141 Nisqually Cut Off Rd SE
Family fun year-round with a fall festival and pumpkin patch the entire month of October.
Famous for their apple cider and apple fritters, Lattin's also has a great variety of farm animals for kids to feed.
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Lattin's Country Cider Mill and Farm
9402 Rich Road Southeast
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Famous for their apple cider and apple fritters, Lattin's also has a great variety of farm animals for kids to feed.
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Northwest Trek Wildlife Park
11610 Trek Drive East
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Drinks & Nightlife

Great local beer on tap.
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Oly Taproom
312 Columbia Street Northwest
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Great local beer on tap.
Local brewery with Trivia Nights and other entertainment.
Matchless Brewing
8036 River Dr SE
Local brewery with Trivia Nights and other entertainment.