Once you have purchased your brand new
vehicle from Toyota of Seattle, chances are you don’t want to take it straight home and park it in the garage, only to drive it to work or take the kids to soccer practice.
After buying your new Toyota it’s time to hit the road, see what your new ride can do and enjoy all of its features. You will no doubt want to show your new vehicle off to your friends and family and treat it to a car wash, but there are plenty of other ways to enjoy the beautiful scenery Seattle has to offer.
Take a Scenic Drive
There are plenty of day trips or scenic drives you can take in your new Toyota around the Seattle area. These scenic drives will provide plenty of views and give you a chance to get out and stretch your legs while checking out some incredible sights.
Seward Park to the Washington Park Arboretum
This popular scenic drive along Lake Washington will take you to the Arboretum, which features 230 acres of gardens, wetlands and natural areas. The entire grounds can be viewed for free except for the Japanese Garden. Don’t forget to notice the incredible view of Mount Rainier off in the distance.
I-90 to 18 East to Snoqualmie Falls
This scenic drive includes great views of huge rock formations as well as looming trees. The Snoqualmie Falls Park includes an observation deck for incredible views of the 270-foot waterfall as well as free parking and a gift shop.
WA 520 to I-405 to U.S. 2 to Wallace Falls and North Cascades
Take a scenic drive to the Wallace Falls State Park which features a picturesque 265-foot waterfall. Get your exercise by taking one of the many well-marked trails which provide fantastic views of the lower, middle and upper waterfall. You can also drive up Highway 2 to view the North Cascades. The North Cascades Highway features the hydroelectric dams of Newhalem, historic structures near Diablo Lake and nighttime light shows on Ladder Creek Falls.
For those who really want to take advantage of their new Toyota, there are plenty of longer scenic road trips to choose from including:
- Colville Tour
- Mountain Loop Scenic Byway
- Mount Rainier Loop
- Olympic Highway
- Cascade Birding Loop
- And Many More
See a Drive-In Movie at the Rodeo Drive-In Theatre in Bremerton
The popular Rodeo drive-in theater opened in 1949 and shows new movies on three screens, but is only open during the summer. Located off Highway 3 near the Bremerton Airport, the theatre features a full concessions menu including traditional fare and drinks. Gates open at 7 p.m. on Friday and Saturday and at 8 p.m. Sunday through Thursday. Visit their website or call their 24-hour movie line to see what’s playing.
Take the Ferry to Bainbridge Island for Lunch
Just a 10-mile drive from Seattle, the ferry boat trip to Bainbridge Island is certainly something you’ll want to experience. The boat ride provides 35 minutes of serene scenery including the sun glistening off the water, a unique view of the island and plenty of seagulls. The island is home to seven independent wineries and the Island Vintners Tasting Room lets you try wine from three wineries in one stop.
Toyota of Seattle
If these activities sound like something you may enjoy, Toyota of Seattle has a huge inventory of new and used Toyotas for sale to help you enjoy Seattle including:
- FJ Cruiser
- Land Cruiser
Your local Toyota dealer is also the place to go for the highest quality Toyota service care, and we service more than just Toyotas. And if you’re ever looking for Toyota parts and accessories, you can rest assured we likely have everything you’re seeking in our diverse inventory.