City Slicker Activities

Things To Do In Tacoma and the Surrounding Region

The Cliff House

The Cliff House sits on a bluff over Commencement Bay in Northeast Tacoma boasting panoramic views of Mount Rainier, the Puget Sound, and the Tacoma skyline. Since 1925 the Cliff House has been a landmark in the Pacific Northwest.

Things to do in Tacoma. Cliff House

McMenamins Elks Temple

The 1916 Elks Temple has been restored and reimagined into a vibrant gathering place for out-of-town guests and locals alike. From the Old Hangout, a bar reminiscent of world travels, to the Spanish Ballroom, a grand space hosting live music, you’ll find entertainment at every turn. Threads of art, history and elements of the local community are woven into the structure. Wherever you are in Elks Temple, you’ll find the comforts of your favorite neighborhood pub and a world of adventure.

Milton Lodge

Fully renovated in 2018, this restaurant, bar and grill east of Tacoma is a great place for 21 and over casual food and drink. Their bar has old school bartenders with the drinks memorized, and a separate restaurant area with classic pub fare like pizza, burgers, and sandwiches.

Broadway Vintage Shopping

There’s something for every style and any budget on Broadway in Tacoma. Get vintage clothing and trinkets along downtown Tacoma’s Antique Row.

Hi Voltage Records

We give our customers the local record store experience whether you shop in store or online. Used vinyl is meticulously photographed and graded for online viewing and orders ship the same day with care. There are new and used LPs added to our website daily and you can pre-order new releases as well as get an email notification when the item you want arrives.

The Church Cantina

Married team Nicole de la Paz and Adam Jones were known for their Halloween parties before their their gothic haunt in Tacoma took off. The couple opened The Church Cantina to create a date night “dark bar” that could also be the perfect spot for a group of friends to enjoy delicious Cuban food in a laid-back setting. Nicole drew on her Cuban heritage when she created the menu, which includes favorites like fried plantain tostones, mojo pulled pork tacos, and Cuban sandwiches alongside plenty of vegan options and brunch dishes served every day.

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