Point Defiance Zoo and Aquarium

Another great adventure awaits both adults and kids at the Point Defiance Zoo and Aquarium where you can visit Sumatran Tigers, Asian Otters, Beluga Whales, Burmese Pythons, Octopus, Seahorses, and Sharks. You can also enjoy the best of the Pacific Northwest in the park around the Zoo. The scenic five mile drive takes you through beautiful forests, along beaches and offers breath taking views of the Tacoma Narrows.

Point Defiance Zoo and Aquarium Website

Visitor Information
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(About 17 miles away from Motel Puyallup)
5400 N Pearl Street
Tacoma, WA 98407

Farmer’s Market

“Stop by the Puyallup Main Street Farmer’s Market and pick up some deliciously fresh goodies. The farmer’s market at Pioneer Park is full of wonderful food and craft vendors. Also enjoy the tremendous wine festivals that Puyallup offers throughout the year such as the Winter Wine Festival in February and the Art & Wine Walk in May.”

Puyallup Farmers’ Market Website

(0.8 miles from Motel Puyallup)
330 South Meridian
Puyallup, WA 98371

Pioneer Park

“Located in downtown Puyallup, this two-acre park has a statue of Ezra Meeker (a pioneer citizen), a Veteran’s Memorial, tot lot, wading pool, grassy area, benches, and mature trees. This park is located right next to the library. The Pioneer Park pavilion, a large rental facility is now located at the park. The Puyallup Farmers Market is held at this park during the spring and summer months.”

Pioneer Park Website
Visit for more info!

(About 0.8 miles from Motel Puyallup)
326 S Meridian
Puyallup, WA 98371

Wildwood Park

Enjoy a stroll through Wildwood Park during your stay at Motel Puyallup.
“Wildwood Park is located at 23rd Ave. SE and 9th St. SE. This park contains 80 lush acres – 55 of which are naturally forested. Other attractions include a playground, two youth ballfields, 12 covered picnic shelters, a day camp facility, exercise trails, several paths, a caretaker’s house, and a historic water reservoir.”

Wildwood Park Website
Visit for more info!

(1.2 miles from Motel Puyallup)
1101 23rd Ave SE
Puyallup, WA 98374

Bradley Lake Park

“The City of Puyallup voters approved a bond issue in 1997 to purchase this 59-acre undeveloped park site which included a 12-acre lake. Located in the center of the city, this park now includes fishing areas, walking trails, a covered picnic area, 2 youth ballfields and an inclusive playgound.”

Bradley Lake Park Website
Visit for more info!

(1.4 miles from Motel Puyallup)
531 31st Ave SE
Puyallup, WA 98374

South Hill Mall

Just a few minutes away from our Motel Puyallup, you can visit South Hill Mall for your shopping experience.
“Puyallup’s number one shopping destination serving The South Sound for over 2 decades. Over 120 merchants to serve your Shopping, Dining and Entertainment needs.”

South Hill Mall

(1.6 miles from Motel Puyallup)
3500 South Meridian, Unit 494
Puyallup, WA 98373

Emerald Queen Casino

The Emerald Queen Casino is just a quick drive north from Motel Puyallup. Roll on down for slots, poker, dice, bingo, and all of your favorite games at the the Emerald Queen Casino.

Emerald Queen Casino Website


(7.7 miles from Motel Puyallup)
Emerald Queen Casino I-5
2024 E. 29th St.
Tacoma, WA 98404

Emerald Queen Hotel & Casino
5700 Pacific Highway E.
Fife, WA 98424

Museum of Glass

“The Museum of Glass provides a dynamic learning environment to appreciate the medium of glass through creative experiences, collections and exhibitions…Today, the Museum’s stainless steel cone serves as a beacon to a stunning contemporary art museum as well as a symbol for the restoration of a waterway and the revitalization of a city.”

Museum of Glass Website

Monday – Saturday: 10am – 5pm
Sunday: 12pm – 5pm
3rd Thursday of every month: 10 am to 8 pm (Free admission: 5-8 pm)

(10 miles from Motel Puyallup)
1801 Dock Street
Tacoma, Washington 98402