Washington July 01, 2017
7 Fantastic Factory Tours You Can Only Take In Washington
Going on a factory tour is a great way to learn more about the places that make our local economy strong, our “claims to fame.” These are a few of our favorite tours that you’ll only find here in the Evergreen State.
1. The Future of Flight Aviation Center & Boeing Tour, 8415 Paine Field Blvd., Mukilteo
This 90-minute factory tour offers a unique opportunity to view 747, 777, and 787 Dreamliners being assembled. No wonder it's one of the most popular tours in the state! Tickets are $25 for adults and can be purchased online in advance.
2. Mac & Jack’s Brewery, 17825 NE 65th St., Ste B110
Since its 1994 debut, Mack & Jack's has become an incredibly popular local brew. Brewery tours are offered every Saturday and Sunday at 1 PM and 3 PM.
3. CenturyLink Field, 800 Occidental Ave S., Seattle
Seahawks and Sounders fans will love this 90 minute guided tour of CenturyLink field, which is sure to both entertain and educate. The cost is $14 for adults. Children 4 and under are free.
4. Safeco Field, 1250 1st Ave S., Seattle
If baseball is more your style, take the one-hour tour of Safeco Field. You'll explore areas normally restricted to the public, including the Press Box, Owners Suite, Field, Dugouts, Visitors Clubhouse, All-Star Club and more.
5. Liberty Orchards, 117 Mission Ave., Cashmere
Liberty Orchards is not an actual orchard but a magical candy factory where aplets and cotlets are created. The factory tours even include samples.
6. Theo Chocolate, 3400 Phinney Ave N., Seattle
The Theo Chocolate tour is one of Seattle's most iconic experiences. The hour-long factory tours cost $10 which includes plenty of samples.
7. Chateau Ste Michelle Winery, 14111 NE 145th St., Woodinville
The team at Chateau Ste Michelle, which is one of Washington's most popular wineries, is always eager to talk more about their wine production. They offer free 30 minute tours that end with wine tastings, and you don't even have to have an appointment to request one.
If you think Washington’s factory tours are fun, you should try some of the local