Washington Map

Facebook Twitter Google+
Follow The Go Travel Sites on Facebook

  • Places To Go

    A summary of what Tacoma has to offer.

    Summary list of destinations near Tacoma.

    Explore travel information for Washington cities, towns, parks, regions and more.

    Coverage for every state in the United States.

    Explore neighboring countries (and soon countries throughout the world).

    Seattle

    Seaside city, Seattle, might be best known for its fresh fish market, coffee and landmark Space Needle, but this Northwestern destination also plays host to a good variety of cultural attractions all within easy reach of majestic Mount Rainier.

  • Things To Do

    Searchable list of Tacoma tour companies, guides and outfitters, rental companies and more.

    Full information on Tacoma Tourist Attractions, Scenic Drives and other easy vacation activities…

    Detailed information on active pursuits in Tacoma such as biking, hiking, golfing and much more.

    Searchable lists of Tacoma museums, parks, galleries, and more.

    Introduction to all the things to do in Washington.

    Searchable list of tour companies, guides and outfitters, rental companies and more.

    Full information on Tourist Attractions, Scenic Drives, Sightseeing Tours and easy vacation activities..

    Detailed information on active pursuits such as biking, hiking, golfing and much more.

    Museums, parks, galleries, zoos, and everything else you could want to do in Washington.

    Things To Do

    Amazingly cultured towns and cities, incredible parks encompassing pristine old-growth forests, breathtaking coastlines, endless fields of lavender and tulips plus much more await you in Washington.

    Learn More
  • Sleep + Eat

    Searchable listings of Tacoma hotels, motels, resorts, bed & breakfast, and more.

    Searchable listings of Tacoma RV parks and campgrounds.

    Searchable listings of Washington hotels, motels, resorts, bed & breakfast, and more.

    Searchable listings of Washington RV parks and campgrounds.

    Searchable listings of Washington restaurants, bars, diners, and more.

    Lodging and Hotels

    Use our easy Lodging Search to find exactly the type of accommodation you are looking for at the right price.

    Search Now
  • Travel Planning

    Request Free Travel brochures for Tacoma.

    Transportation companies, driving directions and more for Tacoma.

    Tacoma weather report, historic temperatures and climate info,…

    Travel and tourism books and maps for Tacoma.

    Searchable lists of Tacoma tourism offices and other helpful government agencies.

    Explore destinations near Tacoma.

    Request Free Travel brochures from destinations throughout Washington.

    Travel articles related to Washington…

    Transportation companies, airports and interactive maps for Washington.

    Travel and tourism books and maps for Washington.

    Basic facts about Washington, including a guide to every city and town in Washington.

    Searchable lists of Washington tourism offices and other helpful government agencies.

    Tourism Planning

    To request Free Travel Planners, click on the image above.

    Learn More
  • Photos + Videos

    Searchable slide shows of Washington photos.

    Searchable slide shows of Washington videos.

    Searchable slide shows of Tacoma photos.

    Searchable slide shows of Tacoma videos.

    Photo and Video Gallery

    Browse photos and videos from across the state, take a virtual tour, search for the imagery you want to see.

    View Now
  • Map It!

Tacoma, Washington - Nearby Destinations

Tourism Destinations in the area...

Tourist destinations to consider near Tacoma are listed below. Click on any name for complete information.

Results
View
Plot just the current page's results    Plot all   results
Loading Results
 

5 Results

  • Kitsap Peninsula

Only nine nautical miles from Seattle and separated from the Olympic Peninsula by the Hood Canal, the Kitsap Peninsula provides a peaceful escape from city traffic. The Great Peninsula, as Kitsap is actually called, has so many arms of land jutting into the Puget Sound that the area has a disproportionate amount of shoreline. Rocky beaches give way to sandy shores, farm land and a forested interior. While Kitsap lacks the soaring mountains characteristic of the Olympic Peninsula interior, it has a different sort of appeal.

  • Mount Rainier National Park

Mt. Rainier is 14,110 feet high, an active volcano covered in ice and snow. The glaciers that keep this peak white and cold year round stand in sharp contrast to the old-growth forests and subalpine meadows ringing the mountain's flanks during spring and summer. Three locations in the south provide access to the park, as does an entrance on the northwest side and another in the east. Most visitors to Mt. Rainier are after a quick peek at the peak or some camping and hiking in the wilderness.

  • Mount St. Helens National Volcanic Monument

Most residents of Oregon and Washington remember when Mt. St. Helens blew her top. An earthquake in 1980 preceded her eruption, blanketing towns hundreds of miles away in volcanic ash and permanently altering the mountain's face. Plants and animals in the blast zone were destroyed instantly, as were 57 people -- scientists and residents.

Life returned to Mt. St. Helens sooner than experts expected, and today there are once again green trees, guests and squirrels. For the last two decades visitors have been able to visit the volcanic cone and surrounding area for a personal look at the damage and recovery process.

  • Olympia

Located at the south end of the Puget Sound, Olympia, Washington's state capital, is graced with elegant government buildings and gardens. Stroll across carefully groomed lawns for a closer look at the dome on the Capitol. If you're after some fresh air after exploring the inner workings of the State, mosey out to Capitol Lake Park for fun in the water and a picnic on the grass. Or, walk along the harbor for salt air and regular sea gull sightings.

  • Seattle

Seattle's skyline is at its best when the sun begins to sink into Puget Sound. The harbor takes on the colors of sunset and glass office buildings grow bright with blinding intensity before night descends on the city, revealing the Space Needle's graceful silhouette. Seattle is a cosmopolitan city - the modern coffee craze was born here in this bustling commercial port city. Today, the arts thrive in Seattle and outdoor pursuits are an integral part of city life. Seattle is sophisticated yet earthy, a mix of martini's, urban-hip, runners and Recreational Equipment Inc.(REI), headquartered here. While the proliferation of downtown parks means that a stretch of grass is never far away, Seattle's infamous rain sometimes drives the public indoors to the numerous educational and entertaining attractions that make Seattle such a great destination.

:
:
:
Number in party:
:

Go-Washington.com, part of The Go Travel Sites family, is among the largest websites covering travel and vacationing in Washington. We'd love to have your business listed on our site. To request a listing, please fill out the form below and press "Submit."

Your name:
Email address:
Phone:
Business name:
Website URL:
Description of your business:
What area(s) do you do business in?:
Additional comments:

Tacoma, Washington - Nearby Destinations

Our reservation agents will happily answer your questions and provide any information that you need. Simply fill out the form below, click "Submit" and a reservation agent will be in contact with you shortly.
:
:
:
Number in party:
:

Email Page Link

Complete the form below to email this page to a friend or family member's email. You can send yourself an email as well. Your email and your recipient's email will NOT be shared with anyone. See our full Privacy Policy for details.
:
:
:
 
 
 
:
Copy Yourself on the Email Yes No
:
: