The museum collects, preserves and interprets material of historical significance to the installation and the military units which have served here. The museum also strives to foster an appreciation for the role that the United States Army played in the exploration, settlement and defense of the Pacific Northwest.
Fort Nisqually is a living history museum where volunteers and staff, in period clothing, demonstrate the crafts of the 19th century and engage visitors in historic dialogue during the Living History Days and other events throughout the year.
Washington State’s golf masterpiece – a unique tribute to the historic links of Scotland and Ireland. With Puget Sound providing a serene backdrop to Chambers Bay, this breathtaking layout winds through a stunning coastal setting, among windswept dunes and native fescue grasses. This Washington state golf course is home to the 2015 U.S. Open and 2010 U.S. Amateur Championships and is conveniently located just outside of Tacoma, in Pierce County.
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The acclaimed Greater Tacoma Convention & Trade Center's contiguous glass walls give way to breathtaking mountain and water views. Anchored in the heart of a vibrant city, located just south of Seattle, we are the second largest meeting facility in Western Washington. Offering more than 118,000 square feet of flexible meeting space, we are not only upscale, attractive, and affordable, but we are dedicated to protecting the environment through implementation of our GREEN policy and practices!
Located in Lakewood, Washington, Lakewold offers landscape architecture by Thomas Church surrounded by rare and native plants, State Champion trees, over 900 rhododendrons, 30 Japanese maples and stunning statuary. A Washington State historic landmark, Lakewold's Georgian-style mansion and historic architecture complete the 10 acres where visitors can step back in time to an elegant past or enjoy a relaxing moment to contemplate the future.
A gleaming beacon above the city of Tacoma's growing city, LeMay – AMERICA'S CAR MUSEUM® will be a technologically advanced, interactive automotive museum and educational center that will showcase the cultural impact of cars, motorcycles and trucks on our uniquely American way of life. A gathering place where enthusiasts from around the world will come to celebrate America’s love affair with the automobile.
Mount Rainier National Park offers excellent opportunities for scenic drives, hiking, and mountain climbing. Most roads are open from late May to early October and all provide stunning views and access to a variety of hiking trails and other sites. While many visitors attempt to see the park in a day, consider an in-depth exploration of on one or two areas of the park. Courtesy NPS Photo
The Point Defiance Zoo is large enough to offer an awesome array of animals yet small enough to let you get really close to them. It's fun and affordable AND offers breathtaking views of Puget Sound, Mount Rainier and the Olympic Mountains! Come explore the only combined zoo & aquarium in the Northwest. You'll see seahorses and sharks, peacocks and penquins, wolves and walruses, all in one place.
The Tacoma Dome hosts over one million guests annually. The Tacoma Dome Arena and its attached Exhibition Hall host over 300 days of events every year including WIAA high school sports, major concerts, family shows, and several tradeshows.