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Activities to do around Olympia, WA

Olympia’s climate encourages people to enjoy the outdoors. With its mild climate it’s no wonder Olympia is the perfect spot to enjoy the outdoors. With a short drive to either the Cascades or the Olympics, hiking and skiing are among the major outdoor activities in and around the South Puget Sound. Not a skier? Don’t worry Olympia offers a wide range of activities downtown. From the hands on Children’s museum to the Nisqually wildlife refuge, you can still get a taste of the outdoors. Olympia also boasts many local restaurants as well as downtown boutiques and The Capitol Mall shopping center.