Grab your reusable bag and head to the Proctor District located less than a mile away! Step out on a Saturday and head to the Proctor Farmers Market to get all their fresh, locally sourced fruits and veggies. The Farmers Market is running now through December.
This little hub offers lots of locally owned shops for clothing, play, entertainment and dining. Find The Metropolitan Market, Safeway, Knapp’s Restaurant, The Blue Mouse Theatre, Peaks & Pints Craft Beer Store, Pomodoro, Europa Bistro, East West, Viva, Cactus, Top Pot Doughnuts, Olympia Coffee Roasters and Fernseed, Toast Mi, Lapis, Waffle Stop, Crudo & Cotto, Rudy’s Barbershop and newly opened Bliss Ice Cream.
If you need supplies for landscaping or new houseplants, just visit GardenSphere 4 minutes away - they offer organic lawn care products, gardening supplies, seasonal plants & trees.
Grab brunch, lunch and dinner at Brewer’s Row full of an array of Mexican dishes or Cook’s Tavern, a rotating seasonal menu featuring various regions in the Americas. Also check out Rosewood Cafe and order salmon tacos and a cowboy sundae for dessert.
This home is less than a mile from the University of Puget Sound campus (one of the best spots for fall foliage & a cool summer breeze). Here you can catch a football, basketball, softball or a lacrosse game. Check their schedule for all upcoming games. Or attend any one of their events, exhibits or talks. Every spring UPS hosts a flea market with the Puget Sound Women’s League – you can find around 70+ vendors selling antiques, repurposed items, vintage, jewelry, bath and body goods, home decor, crafts, artwork and food trucks!
The ever developing Point Ruston has shopping & dining & entertainment! WildFin American Grill, Jewel Box Cafe, Farrelli’s Pizza, Stack 571, Ice Cream Social and live music in the summer! Enjoy the popular trail with grandiose views of Puget Sound and the Olympic Mountains with even better views at the top of the Dune Peninsula! 11 acres of landscaped park property on the breakwater peninsula surrounding the Tacoma Yacht Club and connecting to the Point Defiance Park via the Wilson Way Bridge. Be sure to stop by the chutes and ladders style slides for a fun time! The sunsets and views of Mount Rainier will leave you in awe. Just opened to the public - get out and support local businesses at the Public Market. 30,000 sq ft of indoor shopping and dining. Get baked goods, cheese, wine, seafood, chocolate, fresh canned goods, art and toys.