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Always something to see

Seals eating salmon, Dragon boat races, wooden boat fair, cool sculptures, and good restaurants... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Olypolly
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Olympia, Washington
So much to see!

There are so many things to see. Once you park you can walk to everything. There are sidewalks... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
patwN6494OI
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217 Thurston Ave NE, Olympia, WA 98501-1171
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Seals eating salmon, Dragon boat races, wooden boat fair, cool sculptures, and good restaurants. The boardwalk is always a great stroll.

Thank Olypolly
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

There are so many things to see. Once you park you can walk to everything. There are sidewalks everywhere and it's flat so no pushing strollers on hills. There's a great park area for kids and tons of bars and restaurants to stop in. The...More

1  Thank patwN6494OI
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

Great place to spend the day exploring downtown Oly! The bay, locally owned restaurants and shops, museums, and the capital all within walking distance! Also, nice row of antique/flea market shops!

Thank daniellesager99
Reviewed 6 August 2018

The boardwalk along Olympia's downtown waterfront is a nice place for locals and visitors to stroll. There are art installations along the way, beautiful flowers in the planters that my sister and I enjoyed identifying, a playground, restaurants, a gallery or two, a wine shop...More

1  Thank Dottie H
Reviewed 23 July 2018

One of the few nice things downtown. I like this area and on a clear day you can see the Olympic mountains. I am still cautious about being downtown alone, even in the daytime. Don't feed the birds!

Thank guilloc01
Reviewed 14 July 2018

Most maritime towns have a waterfront walk. In Olympia's case it's the old docks, somewhat refurbished, but it's still the center of action of some water-oriented events like the annual wooden boat show. There are a selection of restaurants and other amenities, like the seafood...More

2  Thank meinoly
Reviewed 19 June 2018

Beautiful boardwalk walk around. Not too far and an easy walk with beautiful scenery. Plenty of parking around.

Thank BobbiR53
Reviewed 19 June 2018

The harbor is one of my favorite places to walk any time of the year. It is well kept and a safe venue for children. Local activities spread over to Percival Landing, making it a destination location for dining, shopping, viewing, and taking in the...More

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Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

Perceval landing has he farmers market at the north end and he fun fountain full of playing kids at the south end. It is a lovely walk, near weeks end there are restaurants and the farmers market to enjoy. On your way South towards town,...More

Thank Voyager725333
Reviewed 3 June 2018

It is a great walk and often has weekend events along the board walk. There are lots of benches for quick breaks and a lovely park and water feature

Thank Gabi T
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GlobeTrotting808562
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Response from John K | Reviewed this property |
There is some on street free parking as well as metered on street near Percival Landing. The parking, all over Olympia, is free on Saturday and Sunday.
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Cathy M
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Response from Brimsmith | Reviewed this property |
Yes. Olympia does have a leash law, so your dog should be on a leash.
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