Highlighting must see Attractions
Every day is a special day at Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium, overlooking beautiful Puget Sound. Explore the only combined zoo and aquarium in the Northwest. Enjoy the fresh air. Laugh at the otters antics. Learn about efforts to save endangered species. The breathtaking views of Mount Rainier, the Olympic Mountains and Puget Sound are free - and so is the parking!
The Hands On Children's Museum, Washington's 2nd largest Children's Museum, was voted "Best Place to Take Kids" six years in a row in the Olympian's Best of South Sound reader's poll. The Museum has five exhibit galleries filled with more than 55 exciting, interactive exhibits.
The Boeing Everett factory tours are conducted to showcase The Boeing Company and the Everett product line, the 747, 767, and 777. As part of the tour, visitors will be located in the largest building in the world by volume (472,000,000 cubic feet). On the Boeing flight line, visitors will see airplanes in various stages of flight test and manufacture for airline customers around the world. Visitors come from every walk of life and from every region of the globe, all with a common interest -- to see the number one aerospace leader in the world: The Boeing Company.
The Daffodil Festival will celebrate its 71st year during 2004 and takes pride in calling the great State of Washington, specifically Pierce County, its home. The Festival is an annual event that culminates in April with a Grand Floral Street Parade, which travels through the cities of Tacoma, Puyallup, Sumner and Orting, all in one day. The Theme for 2004 will be "It Was All Just Rock N' Roll".