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Tacoma
Sitting at the foot of Mount Rainier, from whose former name the city takes its name, Tacoma is the perfect base point for exploring Mount Rainier National Park and the spectacular landscape surrounding.

All things to do » Things to do

Point Defiance Park
Point Defiance Park
Scenic park offering more than 700 acres of woodland trails, gardens and waterfront views, along with a zoo and aquarium.
Attraction type: Zoos; Aquariums; State Parks; Parks
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LeMay - America's Car Museum
LeMay - America's Car Museum
Attraction type: Specialty Museums
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5 Mile Drive & Trails
5 Mile Drive & Trails
Attraction type: Hiking Trails
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Chihuly Bridge of Glass
Chihuly Bridge of Glass
Attraction type: Points of Interest & Landmarks
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LeMay Museum at Marymount
LeMay Museum at Marymount
Attraction type: Specialty Museums
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All places to eat » Places to eat

Marzano's Restaurant
Marzano's Restaurant
Ranked #1 of 691 Restaurants in Tacoma
Cuisines: Italian
Good for: Romantic, Entertaining clients, Special occasions, Doing business
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations
Indochine Asian Dining Lounge
Indochine Asian Dining Lounge
Ranked #2 of 691 Restaurants in Tacoma
Price: $30 - $40
Cuisines: Asian, Thai
Good for: Romantic, Entertaining clients, Special occasions, Doing business, Large groups
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations
Asado Cucina Argentina
Asado Cucina Argentina
Ranked #3 of 691 Restaurants in Tacoma
Price:
Cuisines: Steakhouse, Argentinean
Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations
Pacific Grill
Pacific Grill
Ranked #4 of 691 Restaurants in Tacoma
Price: $15 - $45
Cuisines: American, Bar, Seafood
Good for: Romantic, Entertaining clients, Special occasions, Bar scene
Dining options: Dinner, Dessert, Lunch, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Takeout, Valet Parking, Validated Parking, Wheelchair Accessible
Duke's Chowder House
Duke's Chowder House
Ranked #5 of 691 Restaurants in Tacoma
Cuisines: Chowder, Seafood
Good for: Romantic, Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Dinner, Drinks, Lunch, Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations

All accommodations » Where to stay - Midrange

Hotel Murano
4.0 of 5
Hotel Murano
$147 - $344
Ranked #2 of 27 Hotels in Tacoma
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Hampton Inn & Suites Tacoma-Mall
2.5 of 5
Hampton Inn & Suites Tacoma-Mall
$120 - $437
Ranked #3 of 27 Hotels in Tacoma
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Branch Colonial House
Branch Colonial House
$139 - $209
Ranked #4 of 12 Tacoma B&B and Inns

Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.