Everyone loves a quaint small town, and one of the best is tucked away into Southwest Washington, Yelm. While Yelm as a whole only has an estimated population of less than 9,000 residents, there is no shortage of activities for those who either call Yelm home, or those who are looking to explore the small towns that help make up Southwest Washington.

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Yelm is known best for its stunning landscapes and sweeping mountain views, however there are a few activities that are labeled as favorites among both locals and tourists who are exploring the great outdoors. Whether you call Yelm home, are looking at moving into the area, or simply need ideas for a fun day trip, try adding one of these activities to your to do list.

yelm washingtonOlympia Farmers Market

Whether you’re looking for a fresh bouquet of flowers, locally grown produce, as well as a large range of handmade gifts, the Olympia Farmers Market has it all. As one of the most popular markets in the surrounding areas, the Olympia Farmers Market is a staple for those who call Thurston County hom

Take in Nature at the Cherry Trees

Whether you’re looking for a great place to take photos, sit beneath nature while reading a good book, or simply looking to enjoy a stroll while taking in stunning views, the cherry trees at the Capital Campus are normally in full bloom during April and offer a much-needed burst of color as Spring starts to roll in.

Hit the Shops at Tenino

Less than 15 miles southwest of Yelm, you can find the small town of Tenino. What sets Tenino apart is its “main street” shopping district. The main drag of shops in Tenino is something out of a movie and you can easily spend a day browsing shops and enjoying snacks from local small businesses.

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Grab a cup of Joe at Revival Motors & Coffee Co.

Welcome to a coffee shop unlike any other! In addition to providing a full coffee bar as well as locally made snack including pastries and more, Revival Motors & Coffee Co. is also a fully working motorcycle shop and garage. So, if you love to ride, and love caffeine, this place is sure to please!

If you’re currently searching for a new home, are ready to sell your home, or if you have any questions regarding Southwest Washington Real Estate, please feel free to contact our office at any time and we would be more than happy to assist you.