Known for its world-renowned glass art, Tacoma’s vibrant urban core is alive with culture. Find yourself surrounded by creativity and city sophistication when you eat, shop and stroll Tacoma’s downtown. The friendly city inspires many to celebrate the melding of old and new. See historic architecture amidst urban design.
The city’s many districts abound with culture. Stroll the museum district where you can explore art, glass and history. Wander amongst the eclectic mix of upbeat restaurants and music venues on Sixth Avenue. Shop the unique boutiques in the historic Proctor and Stadium districts, which bustle with foot traffic. Rooted in the arts, Tacoma is the place to be.
Tacoma is ideally situated along the saltwater banks of Puget Sound. Boasting stunning natural surroundings, you don’t need to pack hiking boots to enjoy the mesmerizing outdoors. Explore the parks, gardens and wildlife that make Tacoma a nature wonderland. The nature in Tacoma extends beyond just land. Comb the beaches of the water’s edge and test the open waters in a kayak or boat. Come experience Tacoma’s nature—rain or shine. There’s plenty for you do to, both indoors and out.
Chihuly brought old-world team glassblowing to Seattle when he cofounded the Pilchuck School in 1971. Guests can visit this avant-garde international center,... Read More
In Seattle, if you haven’t filled up on lattes at the first Starbucks, fresh-cut fruit from Pike Place Market vendors or a bag of tiny, still warm donuts from... Read More
Tacoma’s art scene goes far deeper than its revamped waterfront, with the Museum of Glass and Tacoma Art Museum, well known for showstopping architecture and... Read More
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