Seek Out Local Trails for a Walk, Long or Short
Take a Journey on a Nearby Trail There’s no reason to stay inside when nearby trails await. Check out these hikes or explore more online at www.lewiscountytrails.org....
Arts Scene Finds Renewed Life Across Region
The budding visual and theatre arts scene in Lewis County has plenty to offer, from stage shows to movies at local landmarks, bringing families yet another entertainment...
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...
Take a Tour of Unique Sites
If you have a hankering to get out and take a country drive, the rural nature of our region provides the perfect opportunity. But while you’re out and about, make some time...
Tour Abundant Historic Offerings
Lewis County is home to several sites that provide a peek into what once was. Enjoy a visit to one or several of these attractions and receive a lesson into part of the...
Signs of Success: Event Highlights Mission of...
Vision: Large Tournaments in Centralia Mean More Hotel Stays, Dining and Shopping for Local Businesses By Kyle Spurr / kspurr@chronline.com More than 200 prep softball...
2013: Old Fire Lookouts
A network of manned fire lookouts once dotted many of the peaks of the Cascades. Most are gone now, but two remain and beckon to visitors who want to experience an afternoon...
2013 Events Guide: Best Bets
May 2013 Vader ‘May Day’ Celebration & Parade — Saturday, May 3-4, 2013 Vader May Day Festival and Parade takes place in Vader, about 20 minutes south of Chehalis....
2013: Weird, Wild and Wonderful; Explore the...
Take an idyllic Sunday drive through Lewis County’s rural pastures. While you take in the scenery, consider checking out some of the area’s most unique roadside...
2013: Enjoy a Night on the Town in the Twin
By The Chronicle Whether you’re stepping out for a drink, looking for a late meal or enjoying a full-fledged night on the town, the Twin Cities have you covered. In...
2013: Family-Friendly Fun Awaits
If you’re traveling with children, there are plenty of places offering adventure or an easy-going afternoon. From Great Wolf Lodge off Exit 88 a few miles north of...
2013: Eat, Drink and Be Merry in Lewis County
Between the Chehalis Valley Wine Tour, historic brew pubs and various farmers markets, Lewis County offers tourist many ways to eat, drink and be merry. Explore the Options...
2013: Opportunities for Fishing Abound in Volcano...
Those who want to include sportfishing in their travel or vacation plans can find some of the best in and around Lewis County. The Cowlitz River has a great spring chinook...
2013: Take a Tour Through Historic Ambiance
Advertising Flash-Back: Bing Crosby Promoting Washington State Tourism in the 1960’s Fort Borst Park This 101-acre park includes the 1860s Borst Home, a one-room...
Twin Cities: A Shopping Destination
From a factory outlet mall with more than 30 stores, to numerous antique shops in downtown Centralia or unique boutiques in historic downtown Chehalis, visitors can find...
Take a Walk in the Woods
There’s no reason to stay inside when nearby trails await. Check out these hikes or explore more online at www.lewiscountytrails.org Seminary Hill Natural Area This 72-acre...
2013: Go Play Outside
The Sky is the Limit as You Explore the State’s Highest Peak and Some of Its Grandest Old Trees From an active volcano to gorgeous high-country lakes surrounded by virgin...
Fun Out of the Sun at Great Wolf Lodge
By Aaron VanTuyl, The Chronicle Picture this: You want to get away for a few days and the kids want to hit a water park, but there’s one problem: you’re in Southwest...
Plenty of History Is on Display at Area Museums
By Edna Fund, For The Chronicle Lewis County Historical Museum, 599 N.W. Front Way, Chehalis, is located in the former 1912 Northern Pacific Railroad Depot. The McKinley...
Indoor Activities: Stay Cool on the Inside
While Western Washington typically boasts warm, dry summers, there are sometimes rainy days that make outdoor fun more difficult. But Lewis County does offer some indoor fun,...