Olympia

Olympia Travel Guide

Every Earth Day, the Procession of the Species parade, with participants colorfully dressed as birds, turtles, killer whales and more, weaves through downtown.

There’s no way to miss the Capitol Campus—you can see its regal, domed legislative building from almost everywhere in the city. Take a guided tour, and then stroll through the lovely conservatory and gardens.

Harlequin Productions draws theatergoers to its unconventional shows here.

Between April and December, beekeepers, artisans, and local organic farmers gather here to sell their wares.

Just east of Capitol Lake Park, this downtown coffee shop is home to what many consider the best brew in the city.