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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
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Most Viewed Local Customs in Seattle

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Friendly Seattelites

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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Coffee Craze

Just try and say Seattle without thinking of coffee. Even my beer-obsessed mind can't fathom a day without the java in this caffeine-infused culture. As you walk around town, you notice the number one...
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Seattle Weather

This tip is really aimed at the entire northwest, but I have stuck it in the Seattle section since it is convenient, and since most people visiting the northwest seem to make Seattle part of their...
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Artwork / Architecture

We'd read about it and heard about it but nothing could prepare us for how magnificent this simple work of impromptu "art" would be. A very simple yet novel idea which has caught on and is now a big...
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Food and Drink

It is unique to find an everyday Farmer's Market in a large metropolitan area of the United States. Certainly one of the most know is Pike's Place in Seattle. Besides being able to get all types of...
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Lucky Dip

Not staying in Seattle, but staying close by? You can get a feel for different neighborhoods (in and around Seattle) at this site: Seattle Times Neighborhoods
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Shop Till You Drop

Shopping in Seattle competes with most large cities. Small funky boutiques sit along with Norstrom, Bon Marche and the new mall Pacific Place. PIKE PLACE MARKET is a bazaar of fresh seafood, fruit,...
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Christmas Lights

If you happen to be in Seattle for New Year's Eve, you're in for a really good time. The city of Seattle presents a fireworks display at the Space Needle. From all over the Seattle area you can see...
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Northwest Folklife Festival

The Northwest Folklife Festival was founded in 1972. The festival is run by an independent, nonprofit organization that promotes the cultural heritage of Pacific Northwest communities. The festival is...
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Annual Blowing Up the Space Needle: New Year's Eve

Some cities are content to have fireworks on New Year's Eve. Others have parades, or big fabulous concerts.Seattle's New Year's tradition is to cover the Space Needle with mortars, and blow it up.Not...
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glabah
Jan 05, 2016

Wingman Brewers Zero-sen Single Hop IPA

Wingman Brewers Zero-sen Single Hop IPA comes in a big pint-sized can with the Wingman Brewers on one side and a Japanese Zero fighter on the other side (kind of strange to find this beer in Japan,...
Ewingjr98
Dec 24, 2014

P Patches, Garden Patches and Community Gardens

A number of parks in Seattle have community gardens, where for a small fee a plot of land may be rented for use in growing a crop. In Seattle these are referred to as "P Patches" and unlike many...
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glabah
Mar 12, 2014

Millionaires in Seattle

There are more than 4,000 millionaires in the City of Seattle and two billionaires. But, one of the things that you will notice in Seattle is that you will not see any rich people flashing and showing...
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joiwatani
Oct 17, 2011

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Top Things to Do in Seattle

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Pike Place Market

It's quite a cool place to visit! You can see the workers lobbing huge 30 pound fish across the market just for fun! I'm not sure as a tourist, you'd buy the fish since you'd have to have a place to...
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Space Needle

Pic of and from the space needle in Seattle. If you want to dine in the space needle request a view .. a window seat. The food in the rotation restaurant is not exciting .. . it's all about the...
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Downtown Seattle

Hot air ballooning in Seattle is amazing. Most hot air balloon flights are out of Snohomish Washington. There are a few main companies where you can schedule flights: Seattle Ballooning -...
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Pioneer Square

As part of its offerings, the Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park offers a free walking tour of the Pioneer Square National Historic District. Various features of the area are pointed out. The...
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Museum Of Flight

While the planes are the same as in many aircraft museums, there is a difference. The stories attached to each aircraft are the stories of real pilots and their small part of the war. The P-38...
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Experience Music Project - EMP

We went for the special exhibit in the Sci Fi half. The Costumes of Star Wars. It was worth the extra expense. The main gallery in the Sci Fi has changed from 10 years ago - Surprise! But it still...
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"The famous Space Needle in Seattle"
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"<) @ L was great!"
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glabah

"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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