It’s time for another Goodguys event and time to explore a new region of our country. The 31st Pacific Northwest Nationals will take place in Puyallup, WA from July 27th-29th. Puyallup was named after the Puyallup Tribe of Native Americans and means “the generous people”. Make sure to check out some of the local places of interest after you get your fill of vehicles, cruising, swap meet, drag races and everything that the 31st Pacific Northwest Nationals has to offer.
The Meeker Mansion is the current home of The Puyallup Historical Society and is one of the town’s most historical and significant buildings. Construction began in 1886 when it was owned by Ezra Meeker, it has since been a home for widows and orphans from the Civil War as well as a nursing home. The Mansion is open Wednesday-Sunday from 12-4. Guided tours are available if you ask ahead of time or you can do a self-guided tour.
The Puyallup Fish Hatchery is located on 80 acres that is just 4 blocks from the Fairgrounds. The hatchery is open to visitors during daylight hours, year round. The Education Center at the hatchery is open on Saturdays from 10am-2pm.
Mike N Terry’s Outdoor Fun Park offers mini-golf, batting cages and go-karts. They offer something for the whole family with their 2 mini-golf courses, including a water one, plus you can bring in your own food or purchase some of the snacks they offer there. The Fun Park is open daily from 11am-10pm.
The company started in 2014 and is owned and operated by bothers, Richard and John Cockrell. They offer 6 varieties of cider which is made with the fruit that is grown on their farm. You can enjoy their ciders in The Roost, their tasting room, Thursdays and Fridays from 4pm-7pm and Saturdays from 1pm-6pm.