Best of South Puget Sound
Capitol Campus: Grand halls, historic buildings, and lovely gardens all sit on the central grounds for the state’s government.
International Glass Museum: Built with the help of Tacoma resident and glassmaking superstar Dale Chihuly, this museum highlights the creative medium of glass.
Washington State History Museum: Bar none, this is the best history museum in the state, highlighting the unique stories that make up Washington’s heritage.
Point Defiance Park: The sprawling waterfront grounds here are home to a well-regarded zoo, several historical museums, and innumerable spots to lay a blanket and picnic basket.
Tillicum Village: Watch a traditional tribal dance, enjoy a salmon feast and explore the recreated Native American village on Blake Island.
© Ericka Chickowski from Moon Washington, 8th edition