Polar Plaza Brings Ice Skating to Downtown Tacoma

On a chilly, drizzly December night, bright lights glow from downtown Tacoma’s Tollefson Plaza. There, beneath an enormous white tent, young and old gather to take part in a budding local holiday tradition: ice skating.

Date Night in Tacoma

It’s date night in Tacoma, and you’re in search of the perfect romantic outing. What to do?

Running in Tacoma

Thinking of going for a run? Tacoma is a great running town. Whether you’re just visiting or have put down roots here, the City of Destiny makes for a perfect running destination. Runners young and old hit the city’s streets and trails year round. WHERE TO TRAIN 760-acre Point Defiance Park is Tacoma’s premier running destination. It features a forested network... Read More »

101 Things to do in Tacoma 2017

101 Things to Do in Tacoma 2017   If you are new to Tacoma or a long-time resident merely in search of something new to do, below is a list of 101 things to do in Tacoma. Okay, a couple items on our list are outside Tacoma proper. But most are a short walk or ride away, regardless of where... Read More »

4 Best Tacoma Haunted Houses

Haunted Houses in and Around Tacoma By Matt Kite Not everybody likes a good scare. Some people prefer treats to tricks come Halloween. But if you’re someone who enjoys feeling your knees tremble and your heart quiver, here are four haunted houses in the greater Tacoma area that are guaranteed to add a few shivers to your holiday experience. Be... Read More »

Five Amazing Hikes Near Tacoma

By Matt Kite There are plenty of great reasons to buy a home in Tacoma, but one you might not have considered before is our fair city’s proximity to world-class hiking. To the southeast of Tacoma, Mount Rainier National Park beckons, all 236,000-plus acres of it, and to the west, the Olympic Peninsula awaits your exploration. Drive an hour or... Read More »