- Walk a few steps from Spice Bridge to explore the Tukwila Library and surrounding Tukwila Village, which features a grassy area and interesting outdoor art pieces including a giant globe fountain. If you’re visiting on a Wednesday afternoon from mid-June through mid-October, check out our Tukwila Village Farmers Market, where we frequently offer activities for kids.
- Learn about aviation and space at the Museum of Flight, where people of all ages can explore aerospace inventions, STEM activities, and new technology.
- Embark on your own flight adventure at iFLY Indoor Skydiving, where the vertical wind tunnel will have family members ages 3+ soaring
- Stroll around the beautiful Highline SeaTac Botanical Garden. Its 11 acres include a sensory garden, a Japanese garden, and a rose garden.
- Spot wildlife, take a hike, go for a swim, and savor Spice Bridge picnic on the beach Saltwater State Park.
- Take your pooch for an off-leash romp at Grandview Dog Park, where you can enjoy epic vistas of Mount Rainier on a clear day. Fun fact: This location used to house a Cold War-era missile defense system
Follow the Seattle Southside Scenes Trail to discover lesser-known destinations including:
- Robert Morris Earthwork, where you can wander and snap Instagram-worthy photos of its grassy terraces. Once a gravel pit, it’s now public art.
- The big Catch statue, based on sculptor Richard Beyer’stale of a beautiful maiden who was turned into a fish.
- Duwamish Gardens, a culturally significant riverside site that includes a wind chime sculpture representing the racks Coast Salish Peopleusedto dry salmon and game.