Travel Blogs from Tacoma, United States

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A travel blog entry by glenn.porter

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... holes, black holes and black magic... that may come my way. Outside of that though.. I'm picky. Today began in Tacoma and finished I'm Arlington. The ride, uneventful, Fred Meyers and Starbucks through the suburban sprawl. The finish came unexpectedly, ...

Wednesday 22 April, Tacoma, United States travel blog

Wednesday 22 April

A travel blog entry by manningnz

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... off to find somewhere to stay for the night and ended up in a state park camp ground south of Seattle and a little north of Tacoma.  Nothing very flash but Steve was not feeling well with a very heavy cold and we needed to get sorted for the ...

We're Going To The 2010 Winter Olympics!, Tacoma, United States travel blog

We're Going To The 2010 Winter Olympics!

A travel blog entry by monahan

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In late 2008, the Vancouver Olympic Committee and the US distributor of tickets started a lottery system for releasing tickets.  By now, Heather and I were parents, and the time and money to commit to going to the Olympics was just not ...

Dropping off the car, Tacoma, United States travel blog

Dropping off the car

A travel blog entry by toroamarillo

We are already on the way back to Germany. Since the 911 cannot fly with us, we have to ship it. So we dropped it off in Tacoma. The car will be shipped in 4 weeks, since the next vessel is already booked out. I just hope the guys working at the harbor do ...

Cream Sodas, Pop Tarts and Idol Tunes, Tacoma, United States travel blog

Cream Sodas, Pop Tarts and Idol Tunes

A travel blog entry by burtonll

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So we wanted to eat at The Melting Pot. And they had been booked for two weeks. I hadn't even thought to make a dinner reservation. We figured it must be the American Idol Tour that had everybody busy. So, we hightailed it over to The Old Spaghetti ...

I love the smell of coffee in the morning, Tacoma, United States travel blog

I love the smell of coffee in the morning

A travel blog entry by dalivancasso

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... to those nice Southerners. And even if it doesn't to them, it will to me.  Flying back to the good old United States of America, I am so refreshed. Simply getting off the plane and hearing English, seeing English, using massive amounts of toilet ...

The Overpass is GLASS, Tacoma, United States travel blog

The Overpass is GLASS

A travel blog entry by burtonll

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... a lovely pathway connecting the Glass Museum and the State Museum, and the State Museum is on a downtown street across from the Tacoma branch of the University of Washington, a tree-lined street that is, with the cutest little electric train shuttling you ...

Tacoma - 14th August 2007, Tacoma, United States travel blog

Tacoma - 14th August 2007

A travel blog entry by knotty

... I know, but you have to give people the benefit of the doubt.  Anyways we arrived, passing car lot after car lot down Tacoma way.  We dragged our burden out of the cab and paid Keven his fair plus a couple of dollars, but prior to our leaving ...

One more wake-up, Tacoma, United States travel blog

One more wake-up

A travel blog entry by monahan

Everything is packed and sitting in the living room - lots of clothes for rain and (hopefully) snow, tickets, passports, etc. We had some friends over last night for an Opening Ceremonies party – though thanks to NBC's typically rotten coverage, ...

Day 4, Tacoma, United States travel blog

Day 4

A travel blog entry by ak2ga

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Got up real early about 5:30. Watched the sunrise over the Great Sand Dunes.. We climbed to a high vantage point and saw how the dunes stretch as far as you can see up through the mountains. A very cold stream ran off to one side that we had to cross on ...

Lunar Eclipse the highlight of a long drive home, Tacoma, United States travel blog

Lunar Eclipse the highlight of a long drive home

A travel blog entry by jackies-world

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It was a long drive home but beautiful the entire way . . . highlighted by the windmill farms in California and a lunar eclips that started just as we crossed the Washington Oregon Border. Jackie Please leave me a ...

It's Going to be Totally Wicked, Tacoma, United States travel blog

It's Going to be Totally Wicked

A travel blog entry by monahan

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I am excited to go to the Olympics. I am excited to see curling and to see the zipline in Vancouver. I want to ride the zipline. It's going to be totally wicked.  I think the people in Vancouver will speak funny. I want to learn to speak Brazil and ...

Kaelise and Layla's Olympic Experience, Tacoma, United States travel blog

Kaelise and Layla's Olympic Experience

A travel blog entry by monahan

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The Olympics were really exciting and I saw a lot of amazing things. Two figure skating games, one half-pipe, two hockey, and one curling. It was fun seeing them play and how they do it. The two favorite teams I liked were USA and Canada. They are close ...

Tacoma --  Water, Glass, More Glass & Some History, Tacoma, United States travel blog

Tacoma -- Water, Glass, More Glass & Some History

A travel blog entry by drfumblefinger

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... eat or get a drink. In addition to the Glass Museum, Tacoma is also home to the Washington State History Museum, Tacoma Art Museum and a Children's Museum.  Tacoma is a great destination for a weekend getaway.  We'll be back again ...

Get Up and Get At It, Tacoma, United States travel blog

Get Up and Get At It

A travel blog entry by burtonll

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It was a great night's sleep. We all woke up at 6 and saw the shining sun. And then we agreed -- let's sleep some more! Eyes closed, and slept till 8, oh joyous resting place.   Then Gawgie says get up get dressed let's go and I remind us all that ...

Playing the tourist in Yuma, Tacoma, United States travel blog

Playing the tourist in Yuma

A travel blog entry by jackies-world

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Spent some time playing tourist in Yuma looking at the historic sites St Thomas Church was built in 1922   Jackie ...

To the Pacific, Tacoma, United States travel blog

To the Pacific

A travel blog entry by bocalee

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... Seattle on another trip and headed on south. I wanted to camp if I could, but that didn't seem likely. I rode into Tacoma, which is very empty and seemingly conservative compared to Seattle, but has a nice little 'old town' section, though very ...

Chillin' at the Ritz, Tacoma, United States travel blog

Chillin' at the Ritz

A travel blog entry by burtonll

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We are sweaty from the heat, itchy from the grass, and wet from the fountains. Where next? Well, the lobby of the highrise Sheraton, of course, to check in and live fancy for a while. There is a reception going on, black tie and spangly evening gowns and ...

Is This The Choo Choo Town?, Tacoma, United States travel blog

Is This The Choo Choo Town?

A travel blog entry by burtonll

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... .   The Sounder is a lovely trip from Everett to Tacoma, designed for the commuter. The mini-electric shuttle services the downtown Tacoma area with frequent hop on-hop off stops. And of course, there's AmTrak, want to go to Canada? Or Mexico? Or ...

7 days till liftoff, Tacoma, United States travel blog

7 days till liftoff

A travel blog entry by kcsinasia

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One week to fill these with enough stuff for a month in ...

Friday Night Fireworks, Tacoma, United States travel blog

Friday Night Fireworks

A travel blog entry by jackies-world

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Set up of the fireworks for the Opening of the Friday Night Fireworks at Cheney Stadium home game fireworks shows is considered the training showcase show for Entertainment Fireworks. done by all of the new pyros wanting to learn, led by the old pyros ...

Days 23 and 24 - Ritzville and Tacoma, WA, Tacoma, United States travel blog

Days 23 and 24 - Ritzville and Tacoma, WA

A travel blog entry by neensandpete

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... get a hostel booking for Friday and Saturday. So we jumped on Airbnb and managed to find a room in someone's house in a city called Tacoma which is just south of Seattle so we have booked that for the next two nights. On day 24 we drove the remaining 250 ...

Day 25 - Tacoma - Lazy day, Tacoma, United States travel blog

Day 25 - Tacoma - Lazy day

A travel blog entry by neensandpete

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... cooked by Josie and Bill which was great. Such a treat having fresh fruit and home made muffins for breakfast. We the headed into Tacoma and went to Point Defiance Park - really lovely park with nice views of the coastline. Whilst we were there we saw a ...

Our son got married here, Tacoma, United States travel blog

Our son got married here

A travel blog entry by c.i.222

I will not post a travelogue on this event. ...

Bridge of Glass and the Hot Shop, Tacoma, United States travel blog

Bridge of Glass and the Hot Shop

A travel blog entry by glassmerchant

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The reason for the visit to Tacoma is to go to the Museum of Glass and especially see the Bridge of Glass Malcolm Blank was working in the Hot Shop making replacement element for his installation that is in front of the museum. It had been a very ...

D11: Tacoma, WA: Museum of Glass, Tacoma, United States travel blog

D11: Tacoma, WA: Museum of Glass

A travel blog entry by milady.r

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Museum of ...

Vancouver to Tacoma, Tacoma, United States travel blog

Vancouver to Tacoma

A travel blog entry by c_m_c_m

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After waiting in line for more than an hour, we reentered the United States at Blaine, Washington.  Given the wait, we found the speed humps and 'slow down' signs amusing.  Spent the afternoon on the Seattle Waterfront.  Enjoyed lunch and ...

Lunch at Ho Soon Yi (3.5*), Tacoma, United States travel blog

Lunch at Ho Soon Yi (3.5*)

A travel blog entry by xandl

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Tofu soup and ...

Seattle Washington, Tacoma, United States travel blog

Seattle Washington

A travel blog entry by jet3040

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Today we met up with Dave's cousin and we took the Amtrak into Seattle. We walked to Pikes Place, a big outside market place and watched then throw the fish around. We had lunch at the Pike Brewing Company. It was good. We walked around for a while, ...

C@L Part II, Tacoma, United States travel blog

C@L Part II

A travel blog entry by manya

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[ignore map pin entry - i justed need to allocate one to tacoma or it would miss out!!] so i havent actually read tanya's account of seattle yet - perhaps some double up, more likely some differnent perspective, let's see what happens... so as I ...

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