in Tacoma, WA (showing 1 - 12 out of 12)

The city is full of hidden gems and treasures. If you’re tired of always hitting the same spots, take a look at all the options below. We showcase businesses near you where you could spend countless hours of endless fun with your entire family.

Say goodbye to the boring weekends and routine birthday parties. Think outside the box and dare to try something new. Take a look at what your city has to offer – all within driving distance of your location. You might be surprised!

Broadway Center for the Performing Arts

310 S 9th St
Tacoma, WA 98402   Directions

(253) 591-5894


Laugh with Wanda Sykes at the Broadway Center for the Performing Arts in the heart of historic downtown Tacoma. Listen to ground breaking recording artist and harmonic master Charlie Musselwhite. Get lost in an opera or swept away by the symphony. Don't miss out on special concerts, the arts, and entertainment at this lively center.

Children's Museum of Tacoma

1501 Pacific Ave
Tacoma, WA 98402   Directions

(253) 627-6031


There's a lot of kidding around going on at the Children's Museum of Tacoma. Kids can build new digs, design, build and play with building blocks, and explore painting through tons of fun and challenging, interactive exhibits and attractions. There's a world of fun waiting for kids to explore, discover and do!

Lakewold Gardens

12317 Gravelly Lake Dr SW
Lakewood, WA 98499   Directions

(253) 584-4106


Color blooms at the Lakewold Gardens. Imagine meandering on the majestic, intensely colorful lawns of a historic Georgian landmark mansion that's surrounded by 30 towering Japanese maples, rare and native plants, and a stunning sanctuary - all bursting with a symphony of natural colors. You won't want to miss the stunning beauty of this natural attraction.

LeMay America's Car Museum

2702 E D St
Tacoma, WA 98421   Directions

(253) 779-8490


Automobile aficionados, drive to LeMay Museum to see the world's largest privately held collection of classic and vintage automobiles, trucks, and motorcycles valued at over sixty million dollars. Automobile collectors' engines will get revved up while standing next to a 1921 Ford Model T and a 1994 Flintmobile George Barris Kustom at this unique museum attraction.

Museum of Glass

1801 Dock St
Tacoma, WA 98402   Directions

(253) 284-4719


Visit the Museum of Glass to see the hottest glass and coolest art. Travel across a breathtaking museum situated on the waterfront to see international and nationally renowned works of glass art. Feel the heat when you walk inside the world's largest Hot Shop showcasing edgy and awe inspiring exhibitions of glass.

Odyssey 1

2310 W Mildred St
Tacoma, WA 98466   Directions

(253) 566-3231


Discover epic family fun at Odyssey-1, Tacoma's number one family fun attraction. Kids have a blast climbing on the HUGE jungle gym, playing an awesome game of laser tag, and hanging out in the game center playing all kinds of arcade games and winning tickets for great prizes.

Pacific Lanes Bowling Center

7015 South D St
Tacoma, WA 98408   Directions

(253) 474-0594


Strike out in a good way on your next family outing. Let the family roll together at the Pacific Lanes Bowling Center. Family bowling fun has rolled out for over fifty years on thirty-six bowling lanes with perfect auto scoring at this bowling alley. After your game, challenge each other to a game of darts or grab something to eat at the snack bar.

Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium

5400 N Pearl St
Tacoma, WA 98407   Directions

(253) 591-5337


Polar bears high five at the Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium. Bring the family for a fun-filled day where you can get nose to nose with a giraffe, cagey with a wild cat, high five a polar bear and even ride atop a camel. Dive deeper into nature when you find exhibits and attractions like the 24,000-gallon Lagoon swimming with sharks, octopus and all kinds of sea creatures.

Tacoma Art Museum

1701 Pacific Ave
Tacoma, WA 98402   Directions

(253) 272-4258


Immerse yourself in the world of art at the Tacoma Art Museum, located in the heart of Tacoma's cultural district. Stroll through the sparkling new museum to see national and international collections highlighting American, European and Asian art. Afterward, enjoy lunch at the Relish Café and purchasing souvenirs at the Museum Store.

Tacoma Musical Playhouse

7116 6th Ave
Tacoma, WA 98406   Directions

(253) 565-6867


Musical family entertainment sings at Tacoma's Children Musical Theater. Touted as the "Best Entertainment Sound in Puget Sound," the company has produced award winning musical theater since 1994. Sing and clap along to fun and famous musicals like Peter Pan, Happy Days and Xanadu.

Washington State History Museum

1911 Pacific Ave
Tacoma, WA 98402   Directions

(253) 272-3500


History is fun at the Washington State History Museum, where you have an interactive and fun way to learn about the state's history, characters and events. Discover interactive exhibits and attractions, theatrical storytelling, high tech displays and dramatic artifacts that you can participate in while making your trip through history educational, fun, and memorable.

Wild Waves Theme Park

36201 Enchanted Pkwy S
Federal Way, WA 98003   Directions

(253) 661-8000


Slip and slide through gallons of wild family fun at the Wild Waves Theme Park. Twist and turn on rides and attractions like the Riptide, where you grab your inner tube and go wild, or get wilder on The Wild Thing and Timber Axe thrill rides. Recharge and refresh at Lumber Jack Burgers or Pizza Pier.

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