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Seattle Highlights Sightseeing Tour
"After hotel pickup start your 1.5-hour sightseeing tour by comfortable minibus in downtown Seattle. Your guide engages you with humorous stories and in-the-know facts and stats about the city. Tunes from Seattle’s famous musicians like Jimi Hendrix and Kurt Cobain amp up the liveliness on board.Weave through the main retail district and cruise past the culinary landmark of Pike Place Market and the picturesque waterfront. Gaze at Seattle’s oldest buildings in Pioneer Square and learn about the city’s gold rush while passing through Old Town. Then drive through the Chinatown-Internat known locally as ‘ID' which dates back to the early 1900s.Cruise past the former home of Kurt Cobain and the high school that Quincy Jones and Jimi Hendrix attended. Along Lake Washington
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Seattle Highlights Sightseeing Tour
"After hotel pickup start your 1.5-hour sightseeing tour by comfortable minibus in downtown Seattle. Your guide engages you with humorous stories and in-the-know facts and stats about the city. Tunes from Seattle’s famous musicians like Jimi Hendrix and Kurt Cobain amp up the liveliness on board.Weave through the main retail district and cruise past the culinary landmark of Pike Place Market and the picturesque waterfront. Gaze at Seattle’s oldest buildings in Pioneer Square and learn about the city’s gold rush while passing through Old Town. Then drive through the Chinatown-Internat known locally as ‘ID' which dates back to the early 1900s.Cruise past the former home of Kurt Cobain and the high school that Quincy Jones and Jimi Hendrix attended. Along Lake Washington
From $42.00
 
3-Hour Seattle City Tour
"Seattle the crown jewel of the Pacific Northwest is a vibrant city of dramatic contrast and diverse people - a towering Mt. Rainier and the glistening waters of the puget sound stand in sharp relief to the working class neighborhoods booming tech businesses and gourmet restaurants that fill the town. Exploring Seattle can be an adventure unto itself which is why pairing with an expert knowledgeable guide can be such a good idea. Rather than spending days wandering through neighborhoods trying to understand how the myriad of seemingly disparate parts all fit together this tour will show you the sites and give you the overview necessary to understand the real Seattle. The tour starts with a pick-up at your centrally located Seattle hotel. The vehicle the tour is conducted in is dependent on the size
From $60.00

Friendly Seattelites Tips (12)

"Washboard Bands"

Seattle has amongst the best street performers and some of the most colourful people we've ever encountered on our travels.Take the time to stop and enjoy the creative music and wonderful sounds that...
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Homanded
Jul 11, 2011

The None of Us Building

I was walking back up Virginia Street around 4th ave a little east of Dahlia Lounge when I saw this building:As I was taking a picture, a lady was standing in the doorway smoking so I asked her about...
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davequ
Sep 24, 2007

Quiet Fanatic

No matter your personal taste in music Seattle is your town. My suggestion is to be a "quiet fanatic" when it comes to the more "well known" or shall I say infamous musical acts coming from Seattle...
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BlackCatRoad
Sep 05, 2007

Civil, not really friendly

It isn't that Seattlites are NOT friendly. They are not rude. They will answer if asked a direct question. But most are not friendly. They seem to avoid eye contact with strangers at all costs. They...
Naradja
Jul 24, 2006

Seattle Chill

Are Seattlites helpful? Sure. You need directions? Most people are willing to give them. Need a recomendation for dinner? People are usually willing to tell you about their favorite. It stops there...
terralily
Jun 19, 2006

What Seattlites do and don't (mostly)

Seattlites do:Read a lot.Love their coffee. And local microbrews. Tend to keep to themselves, or their small circle of friends.Behave courteously and politely to strangers.Always wait for walk signals...
NWtipper
Feb 04, 2005

Seattlites (or whatever you...

Seattlites (or whatever you call them) are awfully nice - my colleague and I kept on thinking we were back in the Midwest - Minneapolis or Dayton or something like that. Be prepared for a polite...
E._Anne
Aug 26, 2002

1. Seattle has many...

1. Seattle has many neighborhoods which are fiercely independant and have a strong sense of identity. This is much more so than compared to many American cities. The residents of Ballard, many of whom...
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Skylink
Aug 26, 2002

People in Seattle are very...

People in Seattle are very friendly. When we speak with one another we usually stand very close to person we are speaking with, whether we know them or not. So no they are not trying to stick their...
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Hawk-Eye
Aug 26, 2002

Walking the streets of Seattle...

Walking the streets of Seattle the first thing I noticed is that the locals seriously obey the DO NOT WALK signs at corners. The nearest car can be several blocks away yet they wait for the light to...
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marca
Aug 25, 2002

Seattle is a very cosmopolitan...

Seattle is a very cosmopolitan city! I absolutely love every element...good and bad...of this place! You actually feel full of life here!This is a photo of me and my friend from 15 years ago...taken...
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jgemini65
Aug 25, 2002

Many people hold cardboard signs begging.

Seattle views from harbour tour.Russian Sub on the rightJapanese Gardens at bottom of the photo.
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EdinburghRoc
Sep 13, 2003
 
 
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"The famous Space Needle in Seattle"
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"<) @ L was great!"
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"Emerald City of the Northwest"
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"It's not always raining in Seattle"
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"Seattle"
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Things to Do Near Seattle

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Elliott Bay Waterfront

Owned by the Port of Seattle (not the regular city of Seattle park system), the park runs through port owned property right along the Seattle waterfront. Combined with the Olympic Sculpture Park and...
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Columbia Center Sky View Observatory

When it was built, the Space Needle was certainly the dominant feature of the Seattle skyline. However, over the past 40 years, many newer and very tall buildings have been built in Seattle. Today,...
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Starbucks

Speaking of successful ventures, it's hard to believe that the mega coffee company Starbucks started out as a small coffee store located at the heart of Pike Place Market. The first store actually...
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Capitol Hill

Capitol Hill (so named by a developer with political aspirations) is the counter culture heart of the Northwest. It's also the most densely populated neighborhood. The streets are lined with midrise...
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Frye Art Museum

Since I was already planning on visiting the Portland Art Museum, I decided to skip the Seattle Art Museum and visit the Frye Art Museum instead. This museum located in the First Hill area first...
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Smith Tower Observation Deck

A historical landmark, the building was the vision of Lyman Cornelius Smith, a New York tycoon, back in 1909. He did not live to see it open in 1914 but his son did. There is an observation deck you...
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