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Best of Olympia Guide

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Olympia
Birthplace of riot grrl music and home to an energetic independent art and music scene, Olympia is a hub of innovative cultural movements. The nontraditional Evergreen State College draws young pioneers and artists while the surrounding landscape of Puget Sound beckons the environmentally aware to its embrace. With 40 city parks incorporating 963 acres as well as a vast, municipally-funded public art collection, the city is a study in inventive and ecological civil design.

All things to do » Things to do

Hands On Children's Museum
Hands On Children's Museum
Interactive exhibits teach children through activities.
Attraction type: Children's Museums
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Washington State Capitol
Washington State Capitol
Attraction type: Monuments/ Statues
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Nisqually Reach Nature Center
Nisqually Reach Nature Center
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Priest Point Park
Priest Point Park
This 314-acre park offers hiking and wildlife viewing opportunities only minutes from downtown Olympia.
Attraction type: State Parks
Percival Landing
Percival Landing
Attraction type: Parks
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All places to eat » Places to eat

Basilico
Basilico
Ranked #1 of 300 Restaurants in Olympia
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Reservations
Olympia Coffee Roasting Co.
Olympia Coffee Roasting Co.
Ranked #2 of 300 Restaurants in Olympia
Cuisines: Coffee Shop
Good for: Outdoor seating
Lemon Grass Restaurant
Lemon Grass Restaurant
Ranked #3 of 300 Restaurants in Olympia
Price: $10 - $15
Cuisines: Thai
Good for: Families with children, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
5th Avenue Sandwich Shop
5th Avenue Sandwich Shop
Ranked #4 of 300 Restaurants in Olympia
Cuisines: American
Batdorf and Bronson
Batdorf and Bronson
Ranked #5 of 300 Restaurants in Olympia

All accommodations » Where to stay - Budget

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Ground Inn
$30 - $60
Ranked #6 of 8 Olympia B&B and Inns

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Liberty Inn DuPont
Liberty Inn DuPont
$90 - $152
Ranked #2 of 3 Hotels in Dupont
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Midrange

The Inn at Mallard Cove
The Inn at Mallard Cove
$135 - $165
Ranked #1 of 8 Olympia B&B and Inns
Ramada Olympia
2.0 of 5
Ramada Olympia
$116 - $157
Ranked #1 of 7 Hotels in Olympia
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Red Lion Hotel Olympia
3.0 of 5
Red Lion Hotel Olympia
$113 - $177
Ranked #2 of 7 Hotels in Olympia
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Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.