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5 South Sound Runs with Unmatched Views

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How about losing your breath to a view instead of during a run? These scenic South Sound runs give you a chance to break a sweat and snap some pictures of awe-inspiring mountain views, coastal scenes and city life. Whether you’re a casual jogger or seasoned trail runner, Pierce County has something for you. Run…

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New Summer Plan: Family ‘Play-Cation’

New Summer Plan: Family ‘Play-Cation’ 4680 1560 Tacoma South Sound Sports Commission

Enough of vacations or even stay-cations! This summer clear a weekend for a family play-cation. Grab the sunscreen and head outside for some fun—and play. Between the mountain, the city and the sea, here are some ideas to get your play-cation planning started. NW Trek Wildlife Park and Zip Wild Course This South Sound favorite…

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The Best Day Hikes to Welcome Spring

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With spring officially upon us, it’s time to shed the winter coats for lighter layers and hiking boots. Celebrate the new season with some of the best day hikes in Pierce County. Hike Mount Rainier National Park Just a 90-minute drive from Tacoma, Mount Rainier National Park is home to hundreds of miles of hiking…

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Stay Fit, Have Fun Between Business Breaks in Tacoma

Stay Fit, Have Fun Between Business Breaks in Tacoma 2880 1620 Tacoma South Sound Sports Commission

We’ve all been there: returning home from a business trip or out-of-town sporting event, feeling sluggish from slipping out of normal training habits. Wellness trips are a current trend, putting self-care at the top of the packing list. Before you write off this idea as a luxury spa experience, think about personal wellness as simply…

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From Summit to Sea in One Trip

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Between the majestic Cascade mountains, the energetic Salish Sea and the vibrant cityscape, choosing just one of the Evergreen State’s many destinations is a feat–even for the most decisive. If you find yourself unable to compromise, look no further than Tacoma, Washington, where in the span of one weekend you can enjoy all three: mountain,…

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