Pierce County Parks

Proctor District in Tacoma – A City Within A City!

People who are familiar with the Proctor District know that it’s really like it’s own little city within a city. Nestled in the North End of Tacoma, the pedestrian-friendly Proctor has all of the amenities people [...]

Adademy Terrace in University Place

Located in University Place, Academy Terrace is a development created in the 1970s that includes 107 single residential homes. Residents love the tight-knit community— for example, the community has a potluck on National Night Out in [...]

Lakewood Waterfront

Lakewood is a dynamic area to live in— a melting pot of economic backgrounds and occupations, the area offers a blend of luxury and entry level homes. On one side of the street you’ll find a [...]

Why is Fircrest in Tacoma such a great place to live?

When residents are asked why they love living in Fircrest, many will share how much they appreciate being able to just walk places (the slow speed limits are a plus!). Lots of sidewalks weave through Fircrest, [...]

Jefferson Park / 6th Avenue Neighborhood in Tacoma has a lot to offer!

When searching for the perfect home, how important is its Walk Score®?  Something a lot of people take into consideration when purchasing a home is how “walkable” is the neighborhood.  The Jefferson Park neighborhood in Tacoma [...]

Things to do This Summer at Mt. Rainier National Park

As residents of Pierce County, we are so fortunate—there’s a stunning National Park right in our backyard! Mt. Rainier is fun all year round, but it really comes to life in the summertime. Less than a [...]

The Pierce County Fair is Here!

Time to get outside and take advantage of our beautiful summer weather!  Bring the family & celebrate the 65th annual Pierce County Fair, August 9-12, 2012. It is a yearly celebration of rural life, agriculture and good [...]

Vassault Park

Tacoma’s Vassault Park is a real community treasure.   One of largest neighborhood parks in Tacoma, Vassault Park is the site of the start AND finish line of the annual Sound to Narrows run and several other special [...]

Pierce County Skate Parks

There are currently 18.5 million skateboarders in the world, and of those who are currently practicing the sport, 84% are under the age of 18.  While it is impossible to know the exact number of skateboarders [...]

Great Places to Walk in Pierce County

One of the best things we have going for us here in Pierce County is the incredible natural beauty. Combine that with temperate weather, (can you remember the last time it was over 90 or under [...]