Seattle & Tacoma - 3 Days

Art and Culture

Program Highlights & Inclusions

  • Professional ETA Tour Manager throughout your trip
  • Transportation throughout your trip
  • Free time at the Pike Place Market
  • Guided tour of the Seattle Art Museum (SAM)
  • Admission to the Space Needle
  • Visit the Olympic Sculpture Park
  • Guided tour of the Seattle Asian Art Museum
  • Guided tour of the Henry Art Gallery
  • Free time at the Seattle Center
  • Admission to the Frye Art Museum
  • Free time in Tacoma
  • Admission to the Tacoma Art Museum


Daily Itinerary

Day 1

You’ll depart in the morning for your flight to Seattle. Upon arrival, you will load your bags on the bus and head to Pike Place Market. Born in 1907, Seattle’s Pike Place Market is the granddaddy of farmers’ markets. They have flowers by the bucketful, flying fish, fresh pastries and fruit, handmade cheeses, local honey, wine, an assortment of restaurants, import goods, antiques, collectibles and lots of surprises around every corner. You will also have a break for lunch (not included). Following lunch, you will go to the Seattle Art Museum. The newly expanded museum offers an outstanding permanent collection and notable special exhibits. You will then check in to the hotel. In the evening, you will go to dinner. Following dinner, you will have free time on your own.

Day 2

You will have breakfast at the hotel and begin your day. This morning you’ll go to The Space Needle. Enjoy a 41-second elevator ride that takes you up 520 feet to the observation deck of the Space Needle, which was built for the 1962 World’s Fair. From there, you will go to Olympic Sculpture Park. This nine-acre open and vibrant green space is home to art. This new waterfront park gives Seattle residents and visitors the opportunity to experience a variety of sculpture in an outdoor setting, while enjoying panoramic views and beauty of the Olympic Mountains and Puget Sound. You will the break for lunch (not included). Following lunch, you will go the Seattle Asian Art Museum. The Asian Art Museum features noteworthy collections of Chinese, Korean, and Southeast Asian art, and its Japanese art collection is among the most distinguished outside of Japan. From there, you will go to the Henry Art Gallery which is the oldest public art museum in the state. This museum serves as a catalyst for some of the most exciting new work. In the evening, you will go down to Seattle Center for some free time to walk around explore “The Seattle Mural”. You will then go to dinner. Following dinner, you will be able to explore and have free time on your own.

Day 3

You will have breakfast at the hotel and begin your day at the Frye Art Museum where you will get to see collections of 19th and 20th century American, German, and French paintings. From there, you will head to Tacoma for the half the day. You will break for lunch (not included). Following lunch, you will go to the Tacoma Art Museum. It displays remarkable collections of work by Northwest artists and features traveling exhibits throughout the year. The museum is host to a permanent display of glass art by Tacoma native and world-renowned artist Dale Chihuly. You will then head to the airport for your return flight home.





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