La Quinta Inn & Suites Tacoma Seattle
Travel Blogs from Tacoma
Day Two Friday, June 06, 2008 By Kelsey 8:45 am PST We are on our way to downtown Tacoma. There we are going to a glass museum and factory and to the Tacoma Narrows Bridge. I learned about the suspension bridge in physics class this year. It collapsed in 1940 because it couldn't stand up to the resonance of high winds. Now there is a new, sturdier …
Day One Thursday, June 05, 2008 By Kelsey 10:30 am CST Half an hour into our vacation and we've already had some excitement. While driving into the airport, Dad rolled through a stop sign. As soon as he stopped the car, a big, burly security guard came a-runnin'. Dad didn't get anything more than a stern look and some unfriendly words, but I sure …
... Jeff and his wife Jonna came by. We had never met Jonna before, and they were on their way to go celebrate Jonna's 30th birthday. Debbie prepared a nice dinner for us of pulled pork. We watched "The Avengers" and got some sleep in the "Gabbard Condo" behind the house. The "Gabbard Condo" is a giant 5th wheel trailer.
It was great to see Debbie and John and after John's number of medical dramas, he appears to be on the mend.
... in months, Ben and Luke settled in to watch the play that their class had performed in 5th grade. Ben had been Harold Hill and loved his part and to watch the original with his best friend was a thrill.
Saturday everyone was feeling good enough to take on Seattle. We hit the Space Needle first, had lunch and then went to Lake Union Park to check out the Museum of History and Industry. It was a very cool contemporary building with ...
... just have apps (appitisers) and drinks at each one. Good in theroy, but we did it wrong and ordered too many apps. Great food though, so what's another few kilos at this point of the holiday!?
On the home stretch now and the Edgewater was in sight when somone said, 'Hey, let's do the Seattle Eye.' It had turned out to be a beautiful night, clear skies and quite balmy so off we went. Was a great end to an amazing day.
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center