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.

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  • Events/Festivals
  • Recreational activities
  • History

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Visiting Crystal Mountain for the Non-Skier or Snowboarder

Visiting Crystal Mountain for the Non-Skier or Snowboarder

Crystal Mountain Ski Resort is highly regarded as one of the best hubs for outdoor winter recreation in Washington. But even if skiing or snowboarding isn’t your thing, Crystal Mountain can still be your place. Whether you're heading up to the mountain with friends...

Visiting Tacoma’s Proctor District

Visiting Tacoma’s Proctor District

As the 20th century approached in the city of Tacoma, Washington, industry, and more importantly, money, began flowing into the city. With much of the downtown land being dominated by the railroad companies, newcomers were forced outwards, into the forests that...

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...