Pierce County

Overview

Located in the northwest corner of the state, Pierce County Washington sits at the bottom of the Puget Sound and is close in proximity to two other popular counties: King County and Thurston County.

Tell your story about Pierce County

There is so much to explore in Washington State. Help us discover all that makes our state so beautiful.

 

 Topic Areas:

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  • Destinations
  • Roadside attractions
  • Events/Festivals
  • Recreational activities
  • History

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Spending a Day in Gig Harbor

Spending a Day in Gig Harbor

Not many towns welcome you the way Gig Harbor, Washington does. Heading westbound from Tacoma on Highway 16,  you’ll cross the Tacoma Narrows Bridge and your red carpet into “The Maritime City.” The Olympic Mountains sit stoically on the horizon above layers of...

Fishy Fun at the 2018 Browns Point Salmon Bake

Fishy Fun at the 2018 Browns Point Salmon Bake

Tucked back in a corner of NE Tacoma, the community of Browns Point doesn't usually draw much outside attention. But this quiet and friendly community opened its arms to hundreds of visitors on August 4-5, 2018 when they hosted the traditional Browns Point Salmon...

Taste of Tacoma 2018: Food, Festivities, and A Whole Lot of Fun!

Taste of Tacoma 2018: Food, Festivities, and A Whole Lot of Fun!

Written by Ella Lucente, Photo Attribution: Alex Larson Ahh yes, the summer is finally here! School is out (well…for most at least), the sun is actually shining, and people are eager to get outside. The 32nd Taste of Tacoma, hosted by the Emerald Queen Casino, knows...

5 of the Best 4th of July Activities in the South Sound Area

5 of the Best 4th of July Activities in the South Sound Area

The 4th of July is one of the most celebrated and hyped up holidays of the year, as families come together to burst fireworks with friends and family to celebrate the Independence of America. I’ve compiled five events to celebrate this coming 4th of July with family...

Home Is Where The Heart Is

Home Is Where The Heart Is

Having lived abroad in Europe for the last six years, I’ve lost track of how many times someone has asked me where I’m originally from. Being born in Washington, and then moving to Ohio, Nevada, and then back to Washington for high school- the only place that’s ever...