Washington State's South Sound area is comprised of numerous islands and peninsulas separated by various inlets and passages of the southern portion of Puget Sound. Although it's Washington State's capital city, Olympia is still of a very modest size and it's generally recognized as America's wettest city. In this week's Grand Adventure we explore the South Sound area surrounding Olympia, including the State Capitol, Percival Landing, Olympia Farmers Market, Tumwater Falls, Shelton and its logging history, Harstine Island, and the peculiar Mima Mounds -- all while staying at the Little Creek Casino RV Park.
Filmed: July 4-9, 2023
- 0:00 Intro
- 0:47 South Sound and Olympia
- 3:14 Percival Landing
- 4:19 Olympia Farmers Market
- 5:35 Tumwater Falls
- 6:36 Little Creek Casino RV Park
- 10:41 Shelton, Washington
- 12:56 Mima Mounds
- 14:32 Wrap-up and what's next
FOR MORE INFORMATION
- Our campsite https://goo.gl/maps/6sqUXvf9gqmSR2oC8
- Little Creek Casino & RV Park https://littlecreek.com/
- Travel Washington https://stateofwatourism.com/
- Experience Olympia https://www.experienceolympia.com/
- Percival Landing https://www.olympiawa.gov/services/parks___recreation/percival_landing
- Olympia Farmers Market https://www.olympiafarmersmarket.com/
- Tumwater Falls https://www.experienceolympia.com/directory/brewery-park-at-tumwater-falls/
- Shelton https://www.sheltonwa.gov/
- Mima Mounds https://www.dnr.wa.gov/MimaMounds
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