While visiting Seattle Washington, there are many attractions and events that you can enjoy while there. Here is a short list of places that we went to and enjoyed while staying in the area.
The Seattle Space Needle, built for the 1962 World’s fair. Great View of the City, Puget Sound, Mount Rainer and the country side.
The Public Market and Farmers Market.
The Seattle Aquarium.
Wings over Seattle, An Aerial Adventure, great for the whole family.
Seattle Great wheel, a Ferris wheel on the waterfront.
Restaurants in Seattle
When visiting the Market Place there are a number of good restaurants and specialty food stores to try. This web site will give you a good list of where to eat. (http://www.pikeplacemarket.org/where-eat).
Before you get to Tacoma, you might want to take a tour of Boeing Aircraft Factory which is just south of Seattle at Boeing field. Next stop would be the Museum of Flight, they have the largest display of aircraft on the West Coast. Before you go you might want to visit the web site for the Museum where you can purchase your tickets, see the types of exhibits and sign up to be a member if you want. (http://www.museumofflight.org/).
Further south is the City of Tacoma, which has many tourist attractions to enjoy and good restaurants.
- There is the Museum district.
Tacoma Art Museum
Museum of Glass (https://museumofglass.org/)
American Car Museum (https://www.americascarmuseum.org/)
Washington State History Museum (http://www.washingtonhistory.org/)
Fort Nisqually Living History Museum (http://www.metroparkstacoma.org/fort-nisqually-living-history-museum) this is a great museum for the kids.
For your dinning pleasure in and around Tacoma, you will want to go along the waterfront here you will have a good choice of restaurants with outdoor dining on Puget Sound with beautiful views of the water and Mount Rainer.
Duke’s Chowder House (Our favorite).
Dukes on the Waterfront.
View of Mount Rainer from Dukes Restaurant.
Other good restaurants on the waterfront are:
Harbor Lights Restaurant
There also many fine eating establishments in and around downtown Tacoma.