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 Museum District
Tacoma Art Museum – 1.7 mi
The Grand Cinema – 0.2 mi
Washington State History Museum – 1.8 mi
Chihuly Bridge of Glass – 1.8 mi
Museum of Glass – 2.1 mi
America’s Car Museum – 2.5 mi
Fort Nisqually Living History Museum – 7.4 mi
Antique Row – 0.1 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 – 5.7 mi
Tacoma Waterfront – 6 mi
Commencement Bay Trail
Mt. Rainier – 60 mi
Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium – 6.6 mi
Emerald Queen Casino – 4.7 mi
Tacoma Dome – 2.4 mi
Cheney Stadium – home of Minor League baseball team the Tacoma Rainiers. – 6.8 mi
Blue Mouse Theater – showing second-run, classic and indie films for $4. – 3 mi
Other points of interest
Tacoma Glassblowing Studio – family-owned business offering glass pumpkin patch, classes and group events. – 2.1 mi
University of Washington Tacoma campus – 0.8 mi
University of Puget Sound – 2.4 mi