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Tacoma Tourism and Sightseeing
Tacoma is a great location for exploring the Seattle-South Puget Sound environs. Boasting the longest continuous stretch of public waterfront for any U.S. city, Tacoma is just 20 minutes to the Seattle Tacoma International Airport, 30 minutes to downtown Seattle and 45 minutes to Mount Rainer park entrance. Top Tacoma attractions include the International Glass Museum, the Washington State History Museum, Antique Row and Point Defiance, a 700 acre waterfront rainforest park, with gardens, beaches, zoo & aquarium and 14 miles of trails through old growth forest. A short ferry ride from Point Defiance takes you across to Vashon Island, a long-held rural artist retreat with rural byways and local art galleries.  Skip to Best Places to Stay. Best Time to Visit. View Map.


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Hands On Children's Museum
Hands On Children's Museum things to do on a rainy day in Tacoma, WA
Childrens Museum in Olympia, WA USA

Interactive exhibits/programs for families & school groups The Hands On Children's Museum is proud to serve more than 250,000 visitors each year with exciting and educational programs and events.


Marvin Road Golf & Batting Range
Marvin Road Golf & Batting Range
Recreation in Olympia, WA USA
User Rating:  User Rating 4.0
Mini golf, driving range, batting cages, climbing tower, . This family sports center has something for everyone. Enjoy the landscape of beautiful washington state as you mini golf through logs, over creeks, around mountains and through rocks. You will be outdoors with nature.

Regal Martin Village Stadium 16 & IMAX
Regal Martin Village Stadium 16 & IMAX things to do on a rainy day in Tacoma, WA
Imax Theatre in Lacey, WA USA


Shankz Black Light Miniature Golf
Shankz Black Light Miniature Golf
Golf in Olympia, WA USA
User Rating:  User Rating 5.0
Indoor Mini Golf played under black lighting in 3-D "The Best Golf in the Universe" can be played while wearing special 3-D Glasses. Featuring great music, arcade and party rooms.

Wild Waves & Enchanted Village
Wild Waves & Enchanted Village
Theme Park in Federal Way, WA USA
User Rating:  User Rating 4.0
Wild Waves and Enchanted Village is located directly off I-5 in Federal Way, Washington, in the heart of the Seattle-Tacoma metropolitan area. The property features a full theme and water park with more than 40 rides and attractions for the entire family.


A Big Band Christmas at Temple Theatre
A Big Band Christmas at Temple Theatre things to do on a rainy day in Tacoma, WA
Next Month, Dec 13, 2017 (Wednesday) Concert event in Tacoma, WA USA

A Big Band Christmas December 13, 2017 at Temple Theatre in Tacoma, WA 7:00PM

Air Supply at Emerald Queen Casino
Air Supply at Emerald Queen Casino things to do on a rainy day in Tacoma, WA
Feb 14, 2018 (Wednesday) Concert event in Tacoma, WA USA

Air Supply February 14, 2018 at Emerald Queen Casino in Tacoma, WA 8:00PM

Anuhea at Jazzbones
Anuhea at Jazzbones things to do on a rainy day in Tacoma, WA
Next Weekend, Dec 01, 2017 (Friday) Concert event in Tacoma, WA USA

Anuhea December 01, 2017 at Jazzbones in Tacoma, WA 9:00PM

Battle At the Boat at Emerald Queen Casino
Battle At the Boat at Emerald Queen Casino things to do on a rainy day in Tacoma, WA
Jan 12, 2018 (Friday) Sports event in Tacoma, WA USA

Battle At the Boat January 12, 2018 at Emerald Queen Casino in Tacoma, WA 8:00PM


Brian Regan at Washington Center for the Performing Arts
Brian Regan at Washington Center for the Performing Arts things to do on a rainy day in Tacoma, WA
Mar 15, 2018 (Thursday) Theater event in Olympia, WA USA

Brian Regan March 15, 2018 at Washington Center for the Performing Arts in Olympia, WA 7:30PM

CageSport - MMA at Emerald Queen Casino
CageSport - MMA at Emerald Queen Casino things to do on a rainy day in Tacoma, WA
Next Month, Dec 16, 2017 (Saturday) Sports event in Tacoma, WA USA

CageSport - MMA December 16, 2017 at Emerald Queen Casino in Tacoma, WA 7:00PM

Gary Allan at Emerald Queen Casino
Gary Allan at Emerald Queen Casino things to do on a rainy day in Tacoma, WA
Next Month, Dec 15, 2017 (Friday) Concert event in Tacoma, WA USA

Gary Allan December 15, 2017 at Emerald Queen Casino in Tacoma, WA 8:30PM

Jeff Dunham: Passively Aggressive at Tacoma Dome
Jeff Dunham: Passively Aggressive at Tacoma Dome things to do on a rainy day in Tacoma, WA
Mar 10, 2018 (Saturday) Theater event in Tacoma, WA USA

Jeff Dunham: Passively Aggressive March 10, 2018 at Tacoma Dome in Tacoma, WA 5:00PM

Katy Perry: Witness The Tour at Tacoma Dome
Katy Perry: Witness The Tour at Tacoma Dome things to do on a rainy day in Tacoma, WA
Feb 03, 2018 (Saturday) Concert event in Tacoma, WA USA

Katy Perry: Witness The Tour February 03, 2018 at Tacoma Dome in Tacoma, WA 7:30PM

Kenny G at Washington Center for the Performing Arts
Kenny G at Washington Center for the Performing Arts things to do on a rainy day in Tacoma, WA
Next Week, Nov 29, 2017 (Wednesday) Concert event in Olympia, WA USA

Kenny G November 29, 2017 at Washington Center for the Performing Arts in Olympia, WA 7:30PM

Lyle Lovett at Pantages Theater - WA
Lyle Lovett at Pantages Theater - WA things to do on a rainy day in Tacoma, WA
Jan 26, 2018 (Friday) Concert event in Tacoma, WA USA

Lyle Lovett January 26, 2018 at Pantages Theater - WA in Tacoma, WA 7:30PM

Marc Cohn at Pantages Theater - WA
Marc Cohn at Pantages Theater - WA things to do on a rainy day in Tacoma, WA
Jan 27, 2018 (Saturday) Concert event in Tacoma, WA USA

Marc Cohn January 27, 2018 at Pantages Theater - WA in Tacoma, WA 7:30PM

Maroon 5: Red Pill Blues Tour 2018 at Tacoma Dome
Maroon 5: Red Pill Blues Tour 2018 at Tacoma Dome things to do on a rainy day in Tacoma, WA
May 30, 2018 (Wednesday) Concert event in Tacoma, WA USA

Maroon 5: Red Pill Blues Tour 2018 May 30, 2018 at Tacoma Dome in Tacoma, WA 7:30PM

Miranda Lambert: Livin' Like Hippies Tour at Tacoma Dome
Miranda Lambert: Livin' Like Hippies Tour at Tacoma Dome things to do on a rainy day in Tacoma, WA
Feb 01, 2018 (Thursday) Concert event in Tacoma, WA USA

Miranda Lambert: Livin' Like Hippies Tour February 01, 2018 at Tacoma Dome in Tacoma, WA 7:00PM

Monster Jam Triple Threat Series at Tacoma Dome
Monster Jam Triple Threat Series at Tacoma Dome things to do on a rainy day in Tacoma, WA
Jan 12, 2018 (Friday) Sports event in Tacoma, WA USA

Monster Jam Triple Threat Series January 12, 2018 at Tacoma Dome in Tacoma, WA 7:00PM

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Best Places to Stay in Tacoma


Comfort Inn Lacey - Olympia
Guest Score:
From $84 / night.


Free Internet, Non Smoking Rooms.
Hampton Inn & Suites Dupont
Guest Score:
From $90 / night.


Swimming Pool, Free Internet, Non Smoking Rooms.
Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Tacoma South - Lakewood
Guest Score:
From $126 / night.


Non Smoking Rooms, Free Breakfast.
Holiday Inn Express & Suites Tacoma Downtown
Guest Score:
From $126 / night.


Non Smoking Rooms, Free Breakfast.
Waterfront Inn
Guest Score:
From $171 / night.


Free Internet, Non Smoking Rooms.

Best Time to Visit Tacoma


The best time to visit Washington is in the fall and summer. Fall temperatures are cold with averages in the upper 40's and highs in the mid 50's. Nights are cold with lows in the upper 30's. Summer temperatures are cool with averages in the mid 60's and highs in the mid 70's. Summer nights are cool with lows in the low 50's.

Visit Tacoma in the springSpring Summer Visit Tacoma in the fallFall Winter


Monthly Temperatures in Tacoma


Month Low Avg High
January 35.1 41.0 46.9
February 36.4 43.4 50.3
March 38.7 46.7 54.6
April 42.0 51.1 60.2
May 47.1 56.6 66.1
June 51.5 61.3 71.0
July 55.0 65.6 76.1
August 54.8 65.7 76.6
September 50.7 61.0 71.3
October 44.7 53.1 61.4
November 39.6 45.9 52.2
December 35.4 41.0 46.6

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