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  • 1. Pike Place Market

    If you are heading to the Pike Place Market by a car, make sure to go early to get the Early Bird Special on parking fees. It cost only $6.00 per day. Otherwise, the parking fee is astronomical! The...

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  • 2. Downtown Seattle

    The map I used to explore downtown on foot is called Seattle Tourmap. It shows points of interests and even gives a little blurb of what it is. The free map can be found in any hotel, information...

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  • 3. Space Needle

    Make sure you have plenty of memory in your camera as the views from here are great. You can see pretty much all of Seattle from the Needle. The most eye-catching is overlooking downtown. Make sure...

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  • 4. Seattle City Pass

    It will be cheaper to buy the Seattle City Pass. It will only cost yu $59.00 A $111.60 Value. Youth 412- is #39.00 You can buy this at citypass.com or call 1-888-330-5009 With this citypass, you can...

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  • 5. Puget Sound

    Bring your camera. Seattle plays like a seasoned musician..... when she's on, she's really ON. With a little help from Mother Nature in the weather department Seattle and PNW in general can be...

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  • 6. Pioneer Square

    You can find many totem poles in the Pioneer Square district, but not as many compared to what you'll find up in British Columbia. The totem poles are part of the Pioneer Square's history, a lot of...

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  • 7. Seattle Center

    %Once you are at the Space Needle, you might as well go to the Seattle Center, Music Museum Project, and the Pacific Science Center, and the water fountain. These are all in one location. I bring my...

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  • 8. Fremont District

    I probably lived in Seattle a year before I even knew about the troll, and it was even longer before I saw it - via the "Ride the Duck" site-seeing excursion I took during one of my parents' visits....

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  • 9. National/Local - Parks/Gardens

    Small quiet park, at 2nd Ave and S Main (just off the trolley line). It's set behind a wall, which blocks the noise of the city. Here is a water fall and a small running brook. Sitting and reading....

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  • 10. Waterfront

    With a double decker freeway built right along a good portion of its waterfront, Seattle is reminiscing of San Francisco before its Embarcadero Freeway was removed. San Francisco’s Embarcadero Freeway...

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  • 11. Starbucks

    Not being a big Starbuck's supporter (I find them way over priced), we still couldn't help the nostalgia of actually walking into the original Starbucks for a coffee & a Frapuchino. I have to admit it...

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  • 12. Seafair

    Events include: Fleet arrival and maritime festival Milk carton derby Triathalon UPS Torchlight Run Parades Hydroplane racing on Lake Washington Airshow For 2005 the festival will start July 2nd and...

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  • 13. Boeing Factory

    If you get time take a coach trip from the tourist office to the Boeing factory at Everett. There you'll see the wide body aircraft (747, 777) production line in the largest building by volume in the...

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  • 14. Ball Games

    If its baseball season, see a ballgame. Baseball has become very very popular in Seattle, since the new stadium was built and Seattle acquired some great players, like Ichiro from Japan. If its clear...

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  • 15. Harbor District

    You must go to the downtown piers and in and around where the aquarium is. There is a lot of shops, restaurants, baseball and football teams that play around there. My fondest memory of Seattle is...

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  • 16. Experience Music project (EMP)

    Experience Music Project (EMP) is a museum dedicated to music. The 140,000 square foot facility was created to celebrate creativity and innovation as expressed through American popular music and...

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  • 18. Starchitect-Designed Public Library

    Rem Koolhaas designed the new Seattle Public Library downtown, and it's a fascinating example of early 21st century "Starchitecture" - a consciously extravagant...

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  • 19. Greyhound Bus Station to Chinatown

    Take bus number 510 or 513 and stop by the China Town. If you have an Iphone, download the Onebusaway Application and this is very useful. It's a free...

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  • 20. When to go?

    I can imagine the summer is amazing in Seattle. But with such a mild climate, I would recommend the end of March and early April. It didn't hardly rain and it...

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  • 21. Photography in Seattle

    If you are looking for a place to take a great picture of the City of Seattle, you have to go to the Alki Point during the summer time.Seattle's weather is...

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  • 22. The best time to visit Seattle

    The best time to visit Seattle is during the months of July, August and September when there is not a lot of rain. August is the busiest month of Seattle...

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  • 23. Smith Tower

    The Smith Tower is perhaps only second to the Space Needle in terms of recognizable architectural landmarks in Seattle. With 42 floors, this building is one of...

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  • 24. feel free

    You gotta love a town that you can see a volcano from and Seattle has Mount Rainier looming in the distance. Actually, it looks closer than it is since it's so...

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  • 25. a way of making you feel like you're home: friends

    We had come to Seattle from Mount Rainier National Park where heavy winter snow accumulation and late snow melt combined to thwart our best efforts to return...

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