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Quality of Life


There’s no doubt about it, people come to the Pacific Northwest for its beautiful scenery, outdoor adventures and laid-back atmosphere. Everywhere you go, you’re surrounded by spectacular views of Commencement Bay, the Olympic Mountains and Mount Rainier. Whether you want to bike along the downtown Esplanade or unwind with a jog on the Ruston Way waterfront in Old Town, there’s something fun to do for everyone in Tacoma. Further afield, there are three ski resorts within a two-hour drive of Tacoma. Or experience the majestic

Tacoma is a city known for its beautiful parks and outdoor spaces. One of the city’s gems is Point Defiance Park with its 700 acres of nature trails, beaches and popular Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium.

coastline and saltwater beaches on the Olympic Peninsula. Of course you’re also welcome to just sit still and enjoy a double tall vanilla latte in one of our local cafés.