Olympia is the capital city of the U.S. state of Washington and also the county seat of Thurston County. Olympia was incorporated in 1859 and today has 46, 478 inhabitants.
Top Attractions within Olympia
The Watershed Park in Olympia features a water loop, water works for the city, being filled with many flowers and beautiful benches where people can rest and admire it. The park is home to many animal and plant species. The landscape is great and a walk through this park is a wonderful delight.
Percival Landing Park is located also in Olympia and is a maritime landmark. It was opened in 1977, but it was renovated in 1985 and 1988. Today, the park provides boat moorage, public art, picnic areas, as well as playgrounds. It is also the place where many events take place, one of he most famous being Sand in the City and Harbor Days. If you are looking for relaxation, this is the ideal place then. Admire the landscape, the boats and the plants that grow here. Walk and take photos to know this spot better and to remember it after you will return home.
Woodard Bay Natural Resources Conservation Area in Olympia is a natural reserve protected by the Washington Natural Areas Program. In the past, the area was important to the logging industry, but today here are many plant and animal species. The area is known for the nature conservation. In addition, here are many picnic tables, benches, toilets, so it is perfect for relaxing and spending time in the heart of nature.
Olympia Family Theatre is a great attraction for the whole family. Here are performed great shows of all genres and for all ages. The theatre is also used for housing different entertainment or cultural events in Olympia.
Art House Designs in Olympia houses many paintings, sculptures, printmaking, as well as a jazz space. For art enthusiasts and those that want to know this place and its culture better, this gallery is the right place to visit.