Taste the best of the candy industry in Tacoma, home of Almond Roca. Travel on the city's light rail to visit some of the finest candy, cupcake, and donut makers in town.
About this activity
Duration: 2 hours
Starting time 11:00 AM
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English
Wheelchair accessible
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Sample multiple types of sweet treats
  • Experience all of downtown Tacoma
  • Discover the city's history with a local guide
Full description
Tacoma has a rich and tasty history as a major destination for the manufacturing of delicious treats. It is the birthplace of Almond Roca, Mountain Bars, the hometown of one half of Baskin Robbins, and where the first Mars Bar was created. Tacoma is also home to the famous Johnson's Candy Co, some of the nation's best donuts, and more.

The naturally cool and stable climate has allowed Tacoma to become a major player in the sweets industry. On this tour you will get to hear, see, and taste the sweet history of Tacoma. Included in your tour are four different tasting stops, which allow you to experience the delicious past and innovative present of the port town first hand.

The tour meets at the Tacoma Dome parking garage, where you will have access to complimentary parking. You'll then ride the Link light rail through the city to some of the finest spots. This tour utilizes the free light rail service and consists of light walking of less than a mile.
Includes
  • Donut tasting
  • One cupcake
  • One truffle/caramel
  • Samples of Brown and Haley products
  • Local candy samples
  • One chocolate taster
What’s Not Included
  • Gratuities (15-20% recommended)

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Please arrive at the Tacoma Dome light rail stop 10-15 minutes before the tour start time. Your guide will be wearing a black jacket or shirt that says "Guide."

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Important information
Know before you go
• Please dress in layers and wear comfortable shoes