Nestled in the southern tip of the Puget Sound, Olympia is the capital of Washington and plays an intricate role in state decisions and the politics of the region. Conveniently located on the I-5 corridor, Olympia is a short commute to Seattle, the coast, and Mt. Rainier. It’s only 2 hours from Portland, which makes visiting old friends and family easy.
Don’t let this capital city fool you though, while full of energy, Olympia also has the quintessential small-town feel that makes it the perfect fit for so many. Let the professionals at Bridgetown Moving & Storage assist in all your moving needs so you can start exploring your new hometown right away.
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Often referred to as ‘Oly’ or ‘O Town’, Olympia has one important thing that sets it apart from its nearest neighbors – an accessible housing market. In fact, Olympia was recently named one of the most affordable cities in Washington by livability.com.
Similar to nearby Pacific Northwest cities Olympia offers great opportunities for outdoor activities including fishing, camping, hiking and cycling. Some highlights include the Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge, Priest Point Park and Capital Lake featuring fantastic views from the steep Switchback trail, if you are up for a challenge.
Looking for something more structured? Olympia is known for its full calendar of special events and activities. From their amazing year-round farmers market to the dynamic artists performing at the Washington Center for the Performing Arts, there’s a bounty of ever-changing fun to choose from.
In addition to Olympia’s highly regarded schools, the city is also home to the WET Science Center and an impressive Hands On Children’s Museum. Filled with interactive exhibits and displays families’ travel from around the Northwest to this noteworthy institution.
Multiple industries call Olympia home – healthcare, state government, large-scale retail and Evergreen University – to name a few. After hours, the city’s diverse neighborhoods offer a ton of fun restaurants and shops to explore, some of which are even included in the National Register of Historic Places.
The most traditional neighborhoods are the historic South Capital and East Bay Drive areas along with the city’s Eastside and Northwest Olympia neighborhoods. A more suburban feel can be found near Ken Lake in Lakemoor, Cain Road Area and the trail-filled Governor Stevens region.
Whether you are working, exploring or just hanging out Olympia life has a way of filling your days in the most laid back of ways.
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