Tacoma and Pierce County Tours

You can call it option paralysis: When there are too many things you could be seeing, doing or experiencing, it's hard to know where to start. That's when a tour guided by an experienced professional can set you on the path to making some of your best memories.

Family-friendly tours

Whether it's a tour of a cool Pacific Northwest waterfront city, a chance to explore the waters of Commencement Bay, or a trip up and around majestic Mount Rainier, there's a tour to suit your needs.
Destiny Harbor Tours

Tacoma's waterfront is twice as stunning when experienced from the water. Destiny Harbor… // More

Port of Tacoma Tour

The Port of Tacoma is a massive, functioning seaport with a fascinating history. Book ahead… // More

Boomtown Tour

Get to know Tacoma - a city with a lot of stereotypes and myths. Which of these is true and… // More

Discover Nature

Plan for a full day of adventure as you discover Mt. Rainier National Park's old growth… // More

EverGreen Escapes

With both scheduled and customized tours, EverGreen Escapes specializes in crafting upscale… // More

Guided Kayak Tours

MetroParks Tacoma operates a series of guided kayak tours around Pierce County, with many… // More

Tacoma craft beer tours

Tacoma's craft beer scene has taken off, with innovative brews coming to market from dozens of small breweries. The South Sound Craft Crawl is a passport program, where participants collect stamps from the 21 participating craft breweries, and once they've collected 15 stamps, they can redeem the passport for a custom growler. 
The Craft Tours

Explore the South Puget Sound's craft beer or spirits scene in style with Lifestyle Valet,… // More

Boos & Booze

A combination beer-and-ghost tour is one of Pretty Gritty's most popular - and with good… // More

The Brewery Tour

Use the Tacoma Link light rail as your designated driver and Pretty Gritty Tours as your… // More

Ghost tours

Cities around Pierce County have a long, and sometimes spooky history that doesn't always show itself to the casual visitor. Join one of these ghost tours to dig a little deeper into the dark side of the region's heritage. 
Ghost hunt

Pretty Gritty Tours's Ghost Hunt is an actual trek to find the super natural. Each month… // More

Grit City Ghost Stories

Gruesome murders, hexes, defiled burial grounds, and slavery all have led to spirits that… // More

Self-guided tours

There are several ready-made tours that can introduce you and your family to a little-known side of Pierce County. These tours require very little planning, so just grab your friends and family (and maybe your smartphone) and use the information provided to guide yourself through an art or history adventure.  
Prairie Line Trail Tour

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Chihuly Walking Tour

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Puyallup Downtown Self-Guided Art Tour

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Local Hotels

Courtyard Marriott - Tacoma Downtown

Upscale. Downtown. Located in the heart of Tacoma's financial and theater districts, this… // More