Trek to Summit Lake this Summer

Summit Lake is a jewel nestled in the Clearwater Wilderness area that reflects Mount Rainier on its surface like a mirror. It’s surrounded by green

Solar Eclipse at Point Defiance

Photo Gallery: Solar Eclipse at Point Defiance Zoo

Observers flocked to the Point Defiance Zoo and Aquarium to witness the 2017 solar eclipse.

solar eclipse

Biggest Show Of The Summer — The Solar Eclipse

On Monday, August 21, catch a glimpse of the first total eclipse in nearly 40 years.

Primate Party

Party with Primates at Point Defiance

Half-century old siamang ape named Cho Cho believed to be the oldest of his species in human care.

Rutledge Corn Maze

Rutledge Corn Maze Wows Visitors With Unique Design

This year's design pays homage to Thurston County's Bountiful Byway.


Up and Away With Drones

The Northwest is the perfect place to fly drones. We have breathtaking scenery, excellent flying…


Metro Parks Seeks Name For New Park Area

Help name the newly revamped waterfront park set to open in 2018.


Splash, Spin, and Eat at These Theme Parks

Summer in the Northwest equals soaking up as much sun as possible while it is shining.


Make Olympia Your Day-Trip Destination

If you’re a Tacoma resident, you probably don’t find yourself on I-5 South heading to Olympia very often, but it’s packed with unique waterfront activities

Port of Olympia By Boat

Travel To Port Of Olympia By Boat

New fuel dock will allow boaters to travel to the port for the first time in 18 years.

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