Less than 2 miles from the Titlow Beach Marine Preserve - home to Titlow Park which is perfect for the most incredible views of the Tacoma Narrows Bridge, evening walks along the 1.3 mile beach front and forest route and some splendid sunsets. This is also a haven for kayakers for an easy launch and if you’re lucky, you’ll get to see some playful seals and occasional orca pods. The newly installed Titlow Park Sprayground is a summertime favorite to splash, play or cool off and is free to use! If you’re looking for a place to grab a bite to eat, you can dine in or get a to go box of some delicious halibut fish and chips from Steamer’s Seafood Cafe or a delicious scoop of ice cream Locals are also a fan of the Beach Tavern their comfort bar food, beers on tap and sports viewing.
Other nearby parks for getting out and about include the War Memorial Park, Skyline Pedestrian Bridge, and the Tacoma Narrows Bridge - all perfect for a little fresh air and catching those amazing sunsets!
For some delightful entertainment consider taking in some community theater at the Tacoma Musical Playhouse located just 1-mile away on 6th Avenue. Please consider making a donation to this wonderful non profit, who has been hit hard by lost revenue during this time.
If you’d like some of the most highly rated donuts in town to go with your morning coffee, then make a trip to Pao’s Donut and Coffee Shop, just a block away from this home! They have giant raised cinnamon glazed rolls that are bigger than an adults hand (good for sharing), varieties of scones, get a bag of donut holes at just $1 for 10, classics like a maple bar, chocolate bar, cinnamon cake, powdered, raspberry and lemon filled, nuts, sprinkles, apple fritter, and many more! Whatever your heart and stomach desires, Pao’s probably has it! Insiders Tip - get there early to get your favorites, they sell out fast - cash only.
Your new home is also just 13-minutes by car from Point Defiance Park and Zoo, and the adjacent Dune Peninsula, and Fort Nisqually Living History Museum.