Known as the City of Destiny and named after the nearby Mount Rainier, Tacoma was originally called Takhoma or Tahoma. It served as the center of business activity for the South Sound region. The scenic port city is especially famous and visited because of its dynamic art and cultural scene. Not only are numerous theaters, galleries and museums dotted all over the city, but the skillful artworks on display as well as the expert theatrical performances are sure to take your breath away. Among others, top attractions here include Point Defiance Park and LeMay - America's Car Museum.