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Things To Do in Tacoma, WA

Do you feel like you’re in a rut? Break free from the routine by exploring all the wonderful, fun-filled things to do in the area! We have it all from family fun and kid-friendly entertainment, to adult playgrounds and movie theaters. Discover just how rich the city is by scrolling below to find out the attractions around you.

Click on any attraction to get directions. You can also click on each category to find even more things to do. From outdoor fun to indoor mystery – nothing compares to the excitement that awaits you. With all our options, you’ll wish that days lasted longer!

Pacific Lanes Bowling Center

Pacific Lanes Bowling Center

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Thornewood Castle

Thornewood Castle

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Tacoma Craft Beer Festival

Tacoma Craft Beer Festival

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Oakbrook Golf Club

Oakbrook Golf Club

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Emerald Queen Casino & Hotel

Emerald Queen Casino & Hotel

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Blue Mouse Theatre

Blue Mouse Theatre

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Tacoma Art Museum

Tacoma Art Museum

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Tacoma Symphony Orchestra

Tacoma Symphony Orchestra

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1022 South

1022 South

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Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium

Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium

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Freighthouse Square

Freighthouse Square

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Alki Kayak Tours

Alki Kayak Tours

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Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium

Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium

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Local Resources in Tacoma, WA

When you’re visiting a city or are new to the area, finding information on local resources might be hard. You may find yourself in need of airport information, food banks, local radio and TV stations, hospitals, churches or even schools in the area. But don’t worry, we’ve got you covered.

Our local resources include universities, colleges and school districts; local government services and branches; hospitals, clinics and urgent care services; local news stations and newspapers; airports and trains; and local utilities – cable and internet services, natural gas, electric, water and cell phone services.

Anything you might need while you travel or when you first get established in a new city, we have in our "Local Resources" tab at the top of the page. Click on the category you’re looking for to find countless options to suit your needs.

Tacoma Public Schools

Tacoma Public Schools

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Tacoma Police Department

Tacoma Police Department

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MultiCare Tacoma General Hospital

MultiCare Tacoma General Hospital

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KSTW /CW 11

KSTW /CW 11

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The News Tribune

The News Tribune

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Pierce Transit

Pierce Transit

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Tacoma Power

Tacoma Power

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