The Seattle and Tacoma Area

Things to do in The Seattle and Tacoma Area

Visitors can try some of Washington's best Syrahs in a starkly modern, 33,000-square-foot facility that includes a full-time kitchen staff, wine-tasting classes, and even a bocce court. The property shares its space (and winemaker) with Januik Winery.

There’s no way to miss the Capitol Campus—you can see its regal, domed legislative building from almost everywhere in the city. Take a guided tour, and then stroll through the lovely conservatory and gardens.

Harlequin Productions draws theatergoers to its unconventional shows here.

Visitors can try some of Washington's best Syrahs in a starkly modern, 33,000-square-foot facility that includes a full-time kitchen staff, wine-tasting classes, and even a bocce court. The property shares its space (and winemaker) with Novelty Hill.

Between April and December, beekeepers, artisans, and local organic farmers gather here to sell their wares.

Orchardist Les Price grows an incredibly diverse crop in this "backyard region" of Seattle—some 150 varieties on just four acres.

The boutique winery makes a firm Bordeaux blend called Chaleur Estate.

Just east of Capitol Lake Park, this downtown coffee shop is home to what many consider the best brew in the city.

Designated by Congress in 1938, mammoth and mountainous park stretches across rugged Pacific coast and lush interior old-growth forests.

The small family winery specializes in Rhône grapes such as Syrah and juicy Grenache.

Have a picnic overlooking the vines and cap it off with a few sips in the tasting room.

Located along Admiralty Inlet, this 433-acre stretch of land once served as an active army installation and then a juvenile detention facility before opening to the public as a park in 1973.

The Provençal-style castle on 87-acres was built by Washington's second-largest wine producer.

Drive to remote Dungeness Spit on the Olympic Peninsula, often buffeted by turbulent waters.

This whimsical shop stocks pétanque sets and handblown sake glasses.