32 days in Tacoma & Alameda Itinerary

32 days in Tacoma & Alameda Itinerary

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Tacoma
— 16 nights
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Drive to Seattle Tacoma International Airport, Fly to San Francisco International Airport, Drive to Alameda
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Alameda
— 15 nights
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Tacoma

— 16 nights
Tacoma is a mid-sized urban port city in and the county seat of Pierce County, Washington, United States. Discover out-of-the-way places like Lake Quinault and W.W. Seymour Botanical Conservatory. Explore Tacoma's surroundings by going to Kent (Tahoma National Cemetery, Green River Natural Resources Area, &more), Union (Hunter Farms & Twanoh State Park) and Lake Wilderness Arboretum (in Maple Valley). Next up on the itinerary: stroll around Ruston Way Park, examine the collection at LeMay Collections at Marymount, have fun and explore at Children's Museum of Tacoma, and kick back and relax at Seahurst Beach Park.

To see photos, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Tacoma road trip planner.

Portland to Tacoma is an approximately 3-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or take a train. In January, plan for daily highs up to 46°F, and evening lows to 37°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Alameda.

Things to do in Tacoma

Parks · Museums · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Alameda

— 15 nights
Alameda is a city in Alameda County, California, United States. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Coyote Hills Regional Park and Ring Mountain Open Space Preserve. Venture out of the city with trips to Hayward (Holy Sepulchre Catholic Cemetery, Lone Tree Cemetery, &more), Woodside (Purisima Creek Redwoods Open Space Preserve, Filoli, &more) and San Mateo (CuriOdyssey, Coyote Point Recreation Area, &more). And it doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at Sunol Regional Wilderness, tour the pleasant surroundings at Crown Memorial State Beach, pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Antiques By The Bay, and appreciate the history behind Blackie's Pasture.

To find reviews, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Alameda online trip builder.

Explore your travel options from Tacoma to Alameda with the Route module. Traveling from Tacoma in January, expect Alameda to be somewhat warmer, temps between 59°F and 43°F. On the 12th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Alameda

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Museums

Side Trips