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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  • History

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Dive, Bars, and Drinks: Tacoma’s Top 5 Dive Bars

Dive, Bars, and Drinks: Tacoma’s Top 5 Dive Bars

Living in Tacoma for most of my life, I have found the restaurant/city life to be particularly exciting. Want lobster? No problem. Looking to try an elk slider? Yes, we've got that too. As I turned that whopping 21 years of age, I found it even more enticing to go...

MASSIVE Ship Delivering HUGE Cranes to Tacoma – (Video Footage)

MASSIVE Ship Delivering HUGE Cranes to Tacoma – (Video Footage)

Zhen Hua 28 Ship Arrives In Commencement Bay With Giant Cranes Have you seen the huge ship in Commencement Bay near Tacoma? And we mean HUGE! This ship is 761 feet long. That is over 2 ½ football fields! The ship is named Zhen Hua 28 and it is carrying four of the...

Fairfax Bridge near Rainier National Park

Fairfax Bridge near Rainier National Park

A 97-year-old bridge? 250ft tall? On the way to Rainier National Park? Sounded like something we should check out. 4K Drone Video of the Fairfax Bridge - February 2018 Video overview of Fairfax Bridge near Rainier National Park Where is the Fairfax Bridge?...

Sea Lion Sunrise in Tacoma

Sea Lion Sunrise in Tacoma

Apparently no one told the sea lions that folks in Tacoma like to sleep in on Saturdays... hard to complain about this view though... [divider] [divider] Taken on November 25, 2017 with IPhone 7, touched up a bit in Premiere Pro and titles with After Effects.

Dash Point Park and Pier – Tacoma WA

Dash Point Park and Pier – Tacoma WA

Dash Point Park and Pier - Tacoma Washington Video overview of Dash Point Park   One of our favorite little spots to frequent in the south sound is the Dash Point Park and Pier in NE Tacoma. This cute condensed beach and pier is sometimes referred to as the...

State Of The Art Costco Coming to Bonney Lake!

State Of The Art Costco Coming to Bonney Lake!

State Of The Art Costco Coming to Bonney Lake! Big things are happening for the residents of Bonney Lake, the second Costco in East Pierce County is close to opening up its membership-only doors by summer 2018. The next closest location is currently in Puyallup....

Finholm View Climb provides an excellent view of Gig Harbor

Finholm View Climb provides an excellent view of Gig Harbor

Finholm View Climb in Gig Harbor The Finholm View Climb provides an excellent view of Gig Harbor, complete with panoramic views of Mount Rainier and the Gig Harbor Marina. Yet sadly, many people in the area don’t know about this little local treasure because it’s...

LeMay Car Museum in Tacoma

LeMay Car Museum in Tacoma

LeMay Car Museum in Tacoma The LeMay Car Museum in Tacoma is one of the coolest places in Washington to see historic cars. If you love history, cars, or both, this museum is a great way to enjoy an afternoon in the south Puget Sound! Roll up your sleeves, because this...

Browns Point Lighthouse Beach

Browns Point Lighthouse Beach

Browns Point Lighthouse Beach Children crying because it's too hot outside? Dad wants to take the motorcycle for a spin? Mom just wants to read her book in the shade? Then grab your arm floaties and your fishing rod and head down to Brown's Point park just southwest...

Point Defiance Park

Point Defiance Park

Point Defiance Park Today we want to dive into an overview of Point Defiance Park in Tacoma. This large public park is nestled at the end of the scenic Ruston Way "Waterwalk" in the north end of Tacoma and is home to three of the city's most popular destinations for...