Seattle Things to Do

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  • 1. Pike Place Market

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    I think we visited Pike Place Market every single day we were in Seattle. It's what you do. It's like the Ultimate Farmers Market and then some. Some very eclectic stores that you wouldn't find...

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  • 2. Space Needle

    4 out of 5 stars

    A really beautiful structure, a fast elevator, but the best pictures are taken from the ground, and the price you pay to go to the top is exaggerated for what you get there. However, even knowing...

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  • 3. Pioneer Square

    3.5 out of 5 stars

    It's on the southern end of the city center and has an old town quaintness. Lots of art galleries here and there in the area. A nice coffee shop, Cafe Umbria, is on Occidental. Take the Underground...

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  • 4. 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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  • 5. Experience Music Project - EMP

    4 out of 5 stars

    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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  • 6. Museum Of Flight

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    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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  • 7. Seattle Center

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    NOTE: Ride the Ducks is Back for 2016! As of December of 2015, the Utilities and Transportation Commission has authorized the Ride the Ducks to start offering tours again. Due to a terrible accident...

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  • 8. Ballard Locks

    It interesting to see the locks, the fish ladder and the garden. Be mindful where you stand so that you are not in the way when they open the gates. It is best not to do a city tour because they do...

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  • 9. Aquarium

    NOTE: Pets and baloons are not allowed into the Seattle aquarium. Tickets are not valid for re-admission after you have left the building. Half of the Seattle Aquarium is located inside an extremely...

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  • 10. Alki Point

    Here is a place that I've wanted to visit for a long time but just never did. The Nordic Heritage Museum is a three story old brick building that documents the immigrants of the scandanavian countries...

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  • 11. Seattle Art Museum - SAM

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Seattle Art Museum operates several facilities, including the main Art Museum in downtown Seattle, the Seattle Asian American Art Museum in Volunteer Park, the Olympic Sculpture Garden on the north...

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  • 12. Fremont District

    4 out of 5 stars

    Although Fremont started out as an independent city, it has been part of Seattle since 1891; however, I'm not sure that people there got the notice! There definitely is something special about that...

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  • 13. Boeing Factory

    We start our visit at the Future of Flight showcases the Boeing Company and the various jetliners it manufactures – the 747, 767 and 777. Comparisons between the original jetliners and the newest...

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  • 14. Safeco Field

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    The first Mariners game in 1999, Safeco Field has been recognized as a state of the art park. It has amazing views of Seattle's downtown skyline, sunsets over Puget Sound, and excellent views of the...

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  • 15. International District

    The International District is one of the many places in Seattle that is very interesting and very diversed. Just bear in mind that Seattle is one of the cities in the United States where 59 languages...

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  • 16. Woodland Park Zoo

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    On the north side of Seattle there is a complex of fairly large parks made up of adjoining Green Lake Park and Woodland Park. Inside the boundaries of Woodland Park is Seattle's Woodland Park...

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  • 17. Argosy Cruise

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    There are several different boat trip companies operating in Seattle, but by far the largest is Argosy Cruises. They operate boats originating at the Seattle waterfront and several other locations...

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  • 18. Olympic Peninsula

    Once again, if you are visiting Seattle, you might as well drive because the views are absolutely spectacular! There is about 100 million acres of forest at the Olympic Peninsula that is protected by...

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  • 19. Boating - Sailing

    The residents and most of the visitors who come to Seattle take advantage of the good weather. On a clear sunny day, boating and sailing is one of the recreation of the residents. There are places to...

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  • 20. Gas Works Park

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    One thing that you can appreciate in the City of Seattle are the arts and crafts! It's the one of the cities in the United States that value arts. Everywhere you go, there is an art or anything of...

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  • 21. Starbucks

    4 out of 5 stars

    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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  • 22. Mount Rainier

    Mount Rainier is a magnificent dormant volcano located about 2 hours south of Seattle. The national park has many outstanding hiking and backpacking trails that provide beautiful views of vistas and...

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  • 23. Lake Washington

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    The first week of August in Seattle has the highest probability in the year for decent weather. These days are also the time when the Seafair community celebration peaks with hydroplane boat races and...

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  • 24. Central Library

    Reaction to the Seattle Central Library has been mixed among the public and critics but in 2007 the building was voted # 108 in the AIA’s list of 150 favorite structures in the US (only 3 years after...

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  • 25. Smith Tower Observation Deck

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    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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