Explore Tacoma! There are plenty of places to visit, rain or shine. Those listed that are in the downtown area include walking distances from Elks Temple, so tie your shoes, hop on the light rail, or grab a scooter and get going!

For a full list of activities and things to see and do, visit Travel Tacoma.
 
Arts & Culture
Tacoma Art Museum – .8 mi
Washington State History Museum – 1 mi
Chihuly Bridge of Glass – 1 mi
Museum of Glass – 1.1 mi
America’s Car Museum – 1.9 mi
Fort Nisqually Living History Museum
 
Shopping
Antique Row – 2.7 mi
Pacific Avenue – 1 mi
6th Ave – part hipster haven, part happy-hour hangout, this North End commercial corridor is one quirky, cool drag.
Proctor – pure neighborhood charm, Proctor’s tree-lined streets are centered around a small retail core where shops offer locally made and handcrafted goods.
 
Get outside!
Point Defiance Park
Tacoma Waterfront
Commencement Bay Trail
Mt. Rainier
Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium
 
Entertainment
Emerald Queen Casino – 2.8 mi
Tacoma Dome
Cheney Stadium – home of Minor League baseball team the Tacoma Rainiers.
Blue Mouse Theater – showing second-run, classic and indie films for $4.
 
Other points of interest
Tacoma Glassblowing Studio – family-owned business offering glass pumpkin patch, classes and group events.
University of Washington Tacoma campus – 1 mi
University of Puget Sound – 2.1 mi