Golfing! If you're a golf fan, you've no doubt familiar with Chambers Bay Golf Course. Home of the 2015 U.S Open. This course is only 6.3 miles from Western Inn. Also in the area you have Meadow Park Golf Course, Fort Steilacoom Golf Course, Tacoma Country & Golf Club, American Lake Veterans Golf Course. Some near by courses in Tacoma are listed below.
Outdoor! The outdoor experience in the Pacific Northwest is unparalleled. For some recommendations on hiking, check out South Sound Talk, and Trails.com. Below are some resources for a variety of popular outdoor activities in the area specific to kayaking.
Relaxation! The heart of Lakewood is its many lakes, access to the coast and the outdoors. Take a short drive to Chambers Bay for a refreshing walk or run along the coast or Point Defiance Park. Lakewold Gardens is a 10 acre monument to the beauty of nature and architecture. It is not only a beautiful place, but a zen like experience.
Shopping! There is no lack of shopping destinations in this area. The Lakewood Town Center is right down the road which also boasts a very nice theater. For a more traditional mall, you can visit the Tacoma Mall. If you like the smaller craftier shop experience then consider the B&I Public Market Place and Freighthouse Square in downtown Tacoma.
Dining! Within 5 miles of Western Inn, you'll find an unbelievable selection of foods and dining experiences. For convenience we have included some of them here such as Ivars Seafood Bar, Sizzler, Cham Garden Korean BBQ, Pho Tai, Gangnam Korean BBQ, Yen Ching, Cho Dang Tofu, Tacoma Szechuan, AA Buffet, Mazatlan Restaurant, Dito Tayo and Tienda Y Carniceria. Want to get out for an evening in a lively atmosphere, then consider the night life in downtown Tacoma or to the 6th Avenue strip in Tacoma for dining and music.