Seattle Community Adventures
to Learn, Serve & Immerse
Building Community Starts Here
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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. These adventures are offered in partnership with many non-profits in Greater Seattle that address local social and environmental issues, and support local communities and businesses. These community-based experiences are also offered as Educational Outings and Team Building Experiences.
Click on links below to book an adventure, or download our brochure and scan the QR code for future use! Please contact us to express interest or join our Seattle Community Tours mailing list for updates!
Get a truly unique perspective of Seattle’s iconic Pike Place Market with one of our Pike Place Market Tours. Explore the maze of the market and its historic buildings with our knowledgeable local guides. Or enjoy a fusion of Pacific Northwest staples and immigrant-inspired cuisine and histories on our guided foodie tour in partnership with We Venture. These community-based experiences are part of our Seattle Community tour offerings, which as Educational Outings and Team Building Experiences.
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.
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.
Take in the beauty of the North Olympic Peninsula while learning about salmon habitat recovery and the history and cultural traditions of 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 or Elwha River Restoration. This unique adventure is offered during Spring or fall dates, or by custom demand.
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!
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.
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.
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!