Explore the Outdoors

Itinerary Suggested Season: Summer

Morning: Wake up and soak in the soothing views of Puget Sound at Tacoma’s premier waterfront hotel, The Silver Cloud Inn. Make sure to power up with their complimentary breakfast before your day of outdoor adventures.

It’s time to hit the water! Begin the day at the Point Defiance Marina to rent kayaks for a mid-morning workout. Launch out of Owen Beach and paddle through Commencement Bay. You may even notice otters swimming alongside your kayak in addition to other wildlife.

Afternoon:  Time to re-fuel with lunch at C.I. Shenanigans for a waterfront dining experience on Ruston Way. Enjoy the views of Puget Sound while sharing freshly caught seafood appetizers or entrees. If you are visiting on a Sunday, make sure to experience their legendary Sunday brunch!

Evening: End your day on a relaxing, sunset cruise aboard Destiny Harbor Tours. Captain Tom Drohan will pick you up just outside of the Museum of Glass in downtown Tacoma. Captain Tom will take you and your group out on Commencement Bay and give you the history of this portion of Puget Sound and the ships that inhabit Commencement Bay. When you come back ashore, stop in at Social Bar and Grill  just outside of Museum of Glass for dinner and a drink!