Welcome to the Wonders of Southwest Washington
No matter where you look in Southwest Washington, there’s the possibility for excitement and adventure. Many of the opportunities require only an adventurous spirit and a...
Mighty Mount Rainier: Hike, Camp and Explore in...
No visit to Southwest Washington would be complete without first addressing the mountain in the room. No matter where you are in the region, it’s likely you’ll catch a...
Mount St. Helens: Welcome to Volcano Country
The rapid recovery of the ecosystem surrounding Mount St. Helens makes it hard to believe the volcano erupted only 37 years ago. The Mount St. Helens National Volcanic...
Festivals, Parades and More Events Not to Miss
No matter what time of the year you find yourself in Southwest Washington, there is never a shortage of events in the dozens of cities and towns that comprise Lewis and...
Family-Friendly Fun for All
Great Wolf Lodge — The Great Wolf Lodge in Grand Mound, which opened in March 2008, offers more than the average hotel stay. The lodge features an enormous indoor water...
See It All on the White Pass Scenic Byway
124-Mile Byway Offers Stunning Peaks, Beautiful Valleys and Endless Opportunities The White Pass Scenic Byway is a recreational paradise in the shadow of Mount Rainier, Mount...
Take a Tour of the State Capitol
A Visit to the Picturesque and Historic State Capitol in Olympia Is a Must Tour Options The State Capitol Tour Office, located at 215 Sid Snyder Ave. SW, Olympia, offers a...
A Haven for Hunting and Fishing
Reasons Why Southwest Washington Is a Magnet for Outdoor Recreationalists The verdant hills and valleys of Lewis County offer a plethora of piscatorial opportunities for the...
Hit the Links for a Round of Golf
Lewis and south Thurston counties are known for their picturesque environments with hills, rivers and trees — and four golf courses in the region take advantage of that...
Beyond the Mountains, an Endless Supply of...
You can’t truly experience Southwest Washington without taking in the trails, historic sites and attractions that make the area truly wonderful. These are only the...