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Seattle Community Adventures

to Learn, Serve & Immerse

Building Community Starts Here

Global Family Travels'  Seattle Community Day Tours and Pacific Northwest Regenerative Adventures unite our Learn, Serve & Immerse travel pillars to offer impactful, community-focused outings to learn about this beautiful region’s diverse communities, natural surroundings and history in fun and engaging ways.  Click on links below to book an adventure, or download our brochure and scan the QR code for future use!

 

These adventures are offered in partnership with non-profits in Greater Seattle that address local social and environmental issues, and support local communities and businesses. These community adventures can also be offered as Team Building Experiences.

 

Please contact us to express interest or join our Seattle Community Tours mailing list for updates!

Global Family Travels has partnered with the Downtown Seattle Association to offer complimentary  guided, family-friendly urban hikes beginning July 16 all Summer long!   Learn more here

In partnership with 206 Zulu,  Experience Education, and Urbanists, participants on this small group walking adventure in Seattle’s Capitol Hill neighborhood explore the varied street art, from graffiti, tags, and “sticker bombs” to elaborate spray paint, brush work, and stencil pieces, while guides address topics such as ownership, power, and identity in public art.  If you go on this tour, be sure to read this article featured in the Seattle Times: See Seattle’s street art with this new urban art tour.

Through our three travel pillars of Learn, Serve and Immerse, this enriching community experience at YES Farm, located in a historic part of Seattle near Yesler Terrace, offers you a powerful way to learn how the Black Farmers Collective has developed some creative solutions to systemic land injustices, including how land acquisition is an important part of food justice. 

In partnership with the Center for Wooden Boats and Colorful Cities, this fun family adventure by Lime Bike explores the history of communities through the lens of Colorful Seattle Explore and Color. There is also an option to volunteer at a local park on the lake with Green Seattle Partnership.  

For thousands of year’s Seattle’s Central Waterfront has been a place people gather to trade, work, find food and useful materials, and play. Over time, however, the landscape has been shaped by natural and human forces and that evolution continues today as the new Waterfront Park develops.  In partnership with the HistoryLink, the Friends of the Waterfront, and the Seattle Waterfront Historic Association, we invite you to explore the history, communities and parks that make up Seattle's Waterfront, while learning some history along the way!

On this family-friendly 3-4 mile guided outdoor adventure in Newcastle’s former coal mining area district, participants take a step back in time to learn about the area’s coal mining history, witness the power of Mother Nature and urban development, and witness the beautify of native flora and fauna. 

Take in the beauty of the North Olympic Peninsula while learning about salmon habitat recovery and engaging with the Jamestown S’Klallam tribe!  On this enriching three-day adventure, participants will spend a day of service earning with the North Olympic Salmon Coalition and enjoy culturally immersive experiences with the tribe, including a totem pole tour, carving experiences at the House of Myths, and a Northwest in spired welcome dinner,  celebrating the Jamestown S’Klallam traditions reflecting an abundance of the sea, land and sky.  The weekend ends with a guided hike to either Lake Crescent & Marymere Falls, or to Hurricane Ridge, depending on the time of year. 

 

This unique adventure is offered by custom demand, April - October, so please contact us if you wish to customize dates as part of our Seattle Week long adventure. 

Lace up your boots and hit the trails of the Willamette National Forest in the Cascade Mountain Range of Oregon, where some of our country’s worst wildfires struck in 2020.  Participants will learn about wildfire recovery and prevention and partake in trail building projects, orchestrated by Cascade Volunteers,  while enjoying outdoor adventure activities such as hiking, biking and whitewater rafting.

Spend time in Seattle and the Pacific Northwest with family or friends on a week-long, customizable adventure!  Combine a couple of our Seattle Community day tours with fun outdoor activities to the Pacific Northwest, such as a visit to the Olympic Peninsula, the San Juan Islands, and one of our beautiful national parks, such as Mount Rainier, Mount St. Helens.   

Contact us with your interests and we will help you customize an amazing experience! 

Looking for More?

Not sure how to book a tour, have more questions about the trip itineraries or looking for something a bit more personalized? Contact us or explore custom trips we’ve done in the past. We’d love to hear from you!

COVID-19

COVID-19: With the risk of coronavirus (COVID-19), the health and safety of Global Family Travels’ travelers, community partners, colleagues and guides are of paramount importance to us, so please adhere to our guidelines for each experience. 

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