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Located just down the Puget Sound coast from Seattle, Tacoma, Washington is thought of by many to be the younger sibling city of the much more famous city of Seattle. The truth is though that Tacoma has a lot to offer in its own right. The city has an interesting history and is really quite beautiful. It also is blessed with some very beautiful areas, many of which were set aside as parks and green spaces by some very forward thinking founding fathers. Without a doubt, when you visit there you’ll have no problem discovering some fun things to do in Tacoma.
Things To Do In Tacoma
Of all the things Tacoma has to offer, the place you absolute have to schedule time to visit when you’re there is Point Defiance Park. This large park sits on its own peninsula and offers a view of the ferry going to and from the city, a number of chances to get down to the water, several trails to explore, the famous Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium, the incredibly interesting Fort Nisqually Living History Museum, and more. Other top notch experiences in the city include the Chihuly Bridge of Glass, America’s Car Museum, Washington State History Museum, Tacoma Art Museum, Union Station, Wright Park, Museum of Glass, Children’s Museum of Tacoma, and the Tacoma Glassblowing Studio. You should also take a drive across the famous Tacoma Narrows Bridge while you’re in town. If you’re a sports fan, a Tacoma Rainiers game at Cheney Stadium could be the perfect thing.
Tacoma truly does have an incredible list of things to do and see if you’re lucky enough to go and spend any amount of time there.
Featured Lodging In Or Near Tacoma
HAMPTON INN & SUITES – TACOMA MALL
Website: Hampton Inn & Suites – Tacoma Mall