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The City of Tacoma, WA

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Tacoma is a popular city in the state of Washington with a total of 199,638 residents living there. Tacoma is ranked as the third most populated city in Washington and the 98th most populated city in the United States, and is located in Pierce County. The largest nearby city to Tacoma is Seattle, approximately 33 miles from the city center.

There are several family restaurants in or near Tacoma, including Harbor Lights, Archies at Brown's Point, Cliff House Restaurant, Browns Point Pizzeria and Cafe Divino. For a larger selection of Tacoma restaurants select our Restaurants tab above.

Visitors and residents can enjoy nearby Tacoma Museums, Botanical Gardens, Golf Courses and/or Zoos, including the Browns Point Lighthouse Park, Tacoma Art Museum, W. W. Seymour Botanical Conservatory, North Shore Golf Club and Museum of Glass. For a more complete list of attractions in or around the city of Tacoma please click on the Attractions tab above.

The following 7 airports are located in or near Tacoma:
- Bremerton National Airport (PWT)
- Kenmore Air Harbor Airport (KEH)
- Olympia Regional Airport (OLM)
- Poulsbo Airport (PUL)
- Seattle - Tacoma Intl. Airport (SEA)
- Seattle Lake Union Airport (LKE)
- Tacoma Narrows Airport (TIW)

Tacoma, Washington Climate and Weather

Current Weather in Tacoma
In the month of January, Tacoma experiences an average high temperature of 47 degrees Fahrenheit. Low temperaturs in January are usually about 35 degrees with an average rainfall of 5.38 inches.

The seasonal climate varies in Tacoma with daytime temperatures averaging 75 degrees in the summer, and 48 degrees in the winter months. Visitors can also expect Tacoma to receive an average of 5.24 inches of rainfall per/month during winter months and 1.04 inches of rainfall per/month in the summer months.

The temperature has been known to get as high as 94 degrees in the summer and as low as 6 degrees in the winter so visitors planning a vacation to Tacoma should check the weather forecast to determine proper attire prior to departure. Spring and Fall bring average daytime temperatures of 60 degrees, and nighttime lows of 44.


                                                                                    
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Tacoma, Washington Attractions

Airport Golf Center Tumwater Washington
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Airport Golf Center  - Tumwater,
The Airport Golf Center is a 9 hole public golf course in Thurston County Washington. Built in 1996, this Tumwater course designed by Bill Overdorf is open all year. For tee time information call the pro shop at 360-786-8626. The golf course dress code is as follows: Shirt and shoes required.

 


Address: 8080 Center St SW, Tumwater, WA 98501
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Alki Beach  - Seattle,
Alki Beach Park is a 135.9-acre park located in the West Seattle neighborhood of Seattle, Washington that consists of the Elliott Bay beach between Alki Point and Duwamish Head. It has a half-mile of beachfront, and was the first public salt-water bathing beach on the west coast of the United States.
Allenmore Public Golf Course Tacoma Washington
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Allenmore Public Golf Course  - Tacoma,
The Allenmore Public Golf Course is an 18 hole public golf course in Pierce County Washington. Built in 1916, this Tacoma course is open all year. Tee times are accepted up to 7 days in advance and the pro shop phone number for reservations is 253-627-7211. The golf course dress code is as follows: Shirt and shoes required.

 


Address: 2125 S Cedar St, Tacoma, WA 98405
Arthur Foss Tugboat Seattle Washington
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Arthur Foss (tugboat)  - Seattle,
The Arthur Foss, built in 1889, is one of the oldest wooden-hulled tugboats afloat in the US. In 1898, in response to the Alaskan gold rush, she transported barges full of gold seeking miners and supplies up the Inside Passage. There are no other Alaskan Gold Rush vessels still operating today. She was cast by the Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer movie studio to play in its 1933 production Tugboat Annie. In World War II, Arthur Foss journeyed south to join the war effort.
Auburn Golf Course Washington
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Auburn Golf Course  - Auburn,
The Auburn Golf Course is an 18 hole public golf course in King County Washington. Built in 1970, this Auburn course is open all year. Tee times are accepted up to 7 days in advance and the pro shop phone number for reservations is 253-833-2350. The golf course dress code is as follows: Shirt and shoes required.

 


Address: 29630 Green River Rd SE, Auburn, WA 98092
Ballinger Lakes Golf Course Mountlake Terrace Washington
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Ballinger Lakes Golf Course  - Mountlake Terrace,
The Ballinger Lakes Golf Course is a 9 hole public golf course in Snohomish County Washington. Built in 1958, this Mountlake Terrace course is open all year. Tee times are accepted up to 7 days in advance and the pro shop phone number for reservations is 425-775-6467. The golf course dress code is as follows: No dress code.

 


Address: 23000 Lakeview Dr, Mountlake Terrace, WA 98043
Bank Of America Arena At Hec Edmundson Pavilion University Of Washington Seattle
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Bank of America Arena at Hec Edmundson Pavilion - University of Washington  - Seattle,
Alaska Airlines Arena at Hec Edmundson Pavilion, commonly known as Hec Ed, is an indoor arena on the campus of the University of Washington in Seattle, the home of the Washington Huskies of the Pacific 10 Conference. Originally opened in 1927, the brick venue is home to the UW men's and women's basketball programs, as well as the women's volleyball and gymnastics teams. The current seating capacity of Hec Ed is 10,000 for basketball.
Bellevue Arts Museum Washington
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Bellevue Arts Museum  - Bellevue,
The Bellevue Arts Museum traces its roots back to street fair art in 1947. After several temporary locations, it moved to the third floor of Bellevue Square, a large shopping center in the center of downtown Bellevue, Washington in 1983. In 2001 the museum finally moved into its own building.

 

Bellevue Botanical Garden Washington
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Bellevue Botanical Garden  - Bellevue,
Bellevue Botanical Garden is a botanical garden located at 12001 Main Street, Bellevue, Washington. It is open daily; admission is free.

 

 

Bellevue Municipal Golf Course Washington
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Bellevue Municipal Golf Course  - Bellevue,
The Bellevue Municipal Golf Course is an 18 hole public golf course in King County Washington. Built in 1968, this Bellevue course designed by David W. Kent is open all year. Tee times are accepted up to 5 days in advance and the pro shop phone number for reservations is 425-452-7250. The golf course dress code is as follows: No dress code.
Address: 5500 140th Ave NE, Bellevue, WA 98005
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Tacoma, Washington Hotels

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Silver Cloud Inn Tacoma
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Silver Cloud Inn Tacoma
2317 N Ruston Way
Tacoma, WA 98402

 

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The Villa Bed & Breakfast
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The Villa Bed & Breakfast
705 North 5th Street
Tacoma, WA 98403

 

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Chinaberry Hill - 1889 Grand Victorian Inn And Cottage
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Chinaberry Hill - 1889 Grand Victorian Inn And Cottage
302 Tacoma Avenue N
Tacoma, WA 98403-2737

 

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Hotel Murano, A Provenance Hotel
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Hotel Murano, A Provenance Hotel
1320 Broadway Plaza
Tacoma, WA 98402

 

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Courtyard By Marriott Tacoma Downtown
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Courtyard By Marriott Tacoma Downtown
1515 Commerce Street
Tacoma, WA 98402

 

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Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Tacoma Downtown
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Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Tacoma Downtown
2102 South C Street
Tacoma, WA 98402

 

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Best Western Plus Tacoma Dome Hotel
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Best Western Plus Tacoma Dome Hotel
2611 E E St
Tacoma, WA 98421

 

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La Quinta Inn & Suites Tacoma Seattle
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La Quinta Inn & Suites Tacoma Seattle
1425 E 27th St
Tacoma, WA 98421

 

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Extended Stay America - Tacoma - Fife
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Extended Stay America - Tacoma - Fife
2820 Pacific Hwy E
Fife, WA 98424

 

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Corporate Suites
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Corporate Suites
209 E Division Ct
Tacoma, WA 98404

 

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Tacoma, Washington Restaurants

This is a list of Tacoma Family Restaurants with addresses and phone numbers, including Pizza Restaurants and Seafood. Happy Dining!

 
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Browns Point Pizzeria
1000 Town Centre Northeast
Tacoma, WA 98422
(253)942-8656
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Archies at Brown's Point
1000 Town Centre Northeast
Tacoma, WA 98422
(253)952-3743
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Cliff House Restaurant
6300 Marine View Drive
Tacoma, WA 98422
(253)927-0400
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Cafe Divino
2112 North 30th Street Suite D
Tacoma, WA 98403
(253)779-4226
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Harbor Lights
2761 North Ruston Way
Tacoma, WA 98402
(253)752-8600
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C I Shenanigans
3017 Ruston Way
Tacoma, WA 98402
(253)752-8899
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Katie Downs Waterfront Restaurant
3211 Ruston Way
Tacoma, WA 98402
(253)756-0771
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Frank's Family Drive In
3427 Ruston Way
Tacoma, WA 98402
(253)759-2809
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Orange Julius
519 North Tacoma Avenue
Tacoma, WA 98403
(253)472-4885
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Harvester Restaurant
29 North Tacoma Avenue
Tacoma, WA 98403
(253)272-1193
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Tacoma Articles

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Seeing Seattle Again – Family Delights
Published November 3, 2011

See Seattle off the beaten path from the gardens in Volunteer Park, to the Olympic Sculpture Park with art pieces among the trees and the Myrtle Edward Park the bay.

 

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Published July 26, 2011

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Published October 6, 2010

Review of Seattle family attractions and historic sites including the Ballard Locks, the alluring Blake Island State Park, University Village shopping, the fascinating world class Burke Museum and more.

 

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