Beautiful Tumwater, Washington is nestled at the base of the Deschutes River, where its water flows to a journey’s end at the southern tip of Puget Sound. Mount Olympus and the Olympic Mountains rise in the distance along the pacific coast, and Mount Rainier is a sight to see on a clear, sunny day.
Retire in Beautiful Tumwater, Washington
Located at the junction of Interstate 5 and Highway 101, Tumwater is known as the oldest settlement and southern gateway to Puget Sound’s mega-metropolitan region spanning several counties from Thurston and Pierce to King and Snohomish, including the cities of Tacoma and Seattle. The area maintains its many natural resources and is flush with a vibrant mix of community-minded people living amid a rich historical culture.
Enjoy Rich History and Craft Beers
Tumwater’s architectural landmark, The Old Brewhouse, was formerly known as The Olympia Brewery which closed in 2003. The tradition of brewing, quality drinking water from artesian wells and a strong sense community has made Tumwater a special place to live. Tumwater is now known for its annual Artesian Brewfest, a unique outdoor venue offering tastings of craft beers from 40+ northwest breweries along with cider, wine, spirits, and food.