Fun and Adventurous Outdoor Activities In Pierce County To Inspire Your Next Trip To The South Sound

Fun and Adventurous Outdoor Activities In Pierce County To Inspire Your Next Trip To The South Sound 1500 1000 Tacoma South Sound Sports Commission

The Mandagies partnered with Tacoma South Sound Sports Commission to create this blog. We’re gonna say it – Tacoma/Pierce County is the dark horse of Washington State. Where else in the US can you have a world-class mountain resort, beautiful shoreline, and incredible city parks within reach? Sandwiched between Seattle and the Olympic Peninsula, you can get the best…

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5 South Sound Runs with Unmatched Views

5 South Sound Runs with Unmatched Views 4928 3280 Tacoma South Sound Sports Commission

How about losing your breath to a view instead of during a run? These scenic South Sound runs give you a chance to break a sweat and snap some pictures of awe-inspiring mountain views, coastal scenes and city life. Whether you’re a casual jogger or seasoned trail runner, Pierce County has something for you. Run…

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New Summer Plan: Family ‘Play-Cation’

New Summer Plan: Family ‘Play-Cation’ 4680 1560 Tacoma South Sound Sports Commission

Enough of vacations or even stay-cations! This summer clear a weekend for a family play-cation. Grab the sunscreen and head outside for some fun—and play. Between the mountain, the city and the sea, here are some ideas to get your play-cation planning started. NW Trek Wildlife Park and Zip Wild Course This South Sound favorite…

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Meet Tacoma’s Inspiring Athletes. Better Yet, Become One.

Meet Tacoma’s Inspiring Athletes. Better Yet, Become One. 840 560 Tacoma South Sound Sports Commission

Look up the word “Tacoma” and you’ll find definitions ranging from “snow covered mountain” to “mother of all waters.” But the unifying theme in each translation is outdoor fun. With its majestic mountain peaks, vibrant city and energetic sea, Tacoma and the South Sound is the place for any type of outdoor sport, whether by…

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SEVENTY48 Brings Paddlers from Around the World to Tacoma Waterways

SEVENTY48 Brings Paddlers from Around the World to Tacoma Waterways 5415 3610 Tacoma South Sound Sports Commission

Seventy miles. Forty-eight hours. 123 human-powered watercrafts. A whole lot of saltwater and sweat. June 11 marks the inaugural SEVENTY48, a 70-mile race from Tacoma to Port Townsend dedicated to testing the limits of human willpower and strength. Qualified paddlers will make the voyage in a variety of vessels—on the condition that they are human…

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