With your feet in the saltwater of Tacoma’s Commencement Bay, the 14,410-foot peak of Mount Rainier is just 42 miles away.
From the Puget Sound waters to Mount Rainier and everything in between Pierce County communities are unique. Check out rhubarb pie in Sumner or antiques in Puyallup. Maritime can be found in Gig Harbor, while majestic gardens are in Lakewood. Discover history in Fife or connect with nature at Mount Rainier. With each just a car-ride away from Tacoma's glass art scene, it's easy to go out and explore.
Whether you’re coming to Pierce County by land, air, or sea, getting around is simple and convenient. Tacoma is just 18 miles south of the Sea-Tac International Airport and easily accessible from Interstate 5. Take advantage of a variety of options from transportation services, car rentals, Tacoma’s FREE link light rail, and public transportation.