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  • Seattle Waterfront: Everything in One Great Place The Seattle Waterfront is a vibrant part of the city that has everything visitors love about Seattle in one great place. It’s right near downtown and is close enough to walk, bike, or drive to your favorite attractions that aren’t directly in the Waterfront, like Pike’s Place Market. Pioneer Square…
  • Be Inspired By the Pacific Science Center Originally designed by Minoru Yamasaki for the 1962 World's Fair in Seattle, the Pacific Science Center has a well-established reputation for inspiring a lifelong love of math, science, and technology. With an IMAX theater showing the latest in scientific documentary films, permanent exhibits like the tropical butterfly house that always…
  • The Awe-Inspiring Seattle Sky View Observatory Ever wished to view the sunset over the horizon at the best possible spot in Seattle? The Seattle Sky View Observatory offers a beautiful 360-degree view of the city and it is a sight to marvel. The Sky View Observatory is located at the top of Columbia Center, at the…
  • Get Wet, Wild and Extreme at the Wild Waves Theme Park Wild Waves Theme Park is a great destination for families who are visiting Seattle. This theme park is considered one of the oldest theme parks in Seattle, with more than 30 years of providing exciting attractions and entertainment to its visitors. This theme park is large, with about 70 acres…
  • Alki Beach Park If you are looking for a place to relax in the busy city of Seattle, visit Alki Beach Park.  Located in the western portion of the city, this lovely park runs 2.5 miles along Elliott Bay, from Alki Point to the mouth of the Duwamish River.  Here you will engage…
  • Smith Tower and Smith Tower Observation Deck The Smith Tower in Pioneer Square in downtown Seattle almost started out life as a much smaller proposition than what it ended up becoming. Lyman Cornelius Smith dreamt of building a 14-story building in that location, but his son, Burns, convinced him to dream a little bigger. The result is…
  • The exciting and educational Museum of Flight If you are a fan of aviation then you have to visit the Museum of Flight in Seattle. Even if you are not an aviation buff you can still find this museum exciting for its rich historical artifacts. Flight is as American as apple pie, and when you make a…
  • The Seattle Aquarium, a secrete gem in the Pacific Northwest The Seattle Aquarium is one of the best places to visit on your vacation to Seattle. Originally owned by the city of Seattle, the aquarium was taken over by the Seattle Aquarium Society in 2010. In 2007, three years prior to new management, the aquarium added a massive expansion of…
  • Seattle US Naval Destroyer Museum Ship Learning, visiting, and experiencing history tends to be much more powerful and impactful in museums that transport you back in time. The more that you feel you are part of the history the more that you really can take it all in. The smell, the feel – it all translates…
  • Hammering away at the Seattle Art Museum A sure way to provide a sense of awe and adoration for everyone is to make a visit to the Seattle Art Museum (SAM).  This is one of the most wide ranging museums in the world.  The awe inspiring collection of indigenous art work from cultures around the world is…
  • Experience the Learning Opportunities at the Woodland Park Zoo The mission of the Woodland Park Zoo is simple: to save animals and their habitats through conservation efforts. In order to encourage these efforts in their Seattle community and beyond, you'll find many engaging experiences at the zoo, geared toward families, to encourage everyone to learn, care, and act upon…
  • Olympic Sculpture Park A day at the park and the appreciation of the arts are not necessarily things that you would put together in the same sentence, but they certainly belong together when talking about Olympic Sculpture Park in Seattle. An area that was once an industrial spot that belonged to the oil…
  • Gas Works Park What do you do when an old coal gasification plant runs its course and is left to rot? In the case of the city of Seattle, you take that space and turn it into something beautiful that residents and visitors alike can enjoy. The Gas Works Park, located on the…
  • Experience Music Project Museum, Seattle This museum is a tribute to rock and roll and an eye-opening examination of music and contemporary pop-culture in general using interactive installations, oral histories, exhibitions and educational methods. The focus is on the roots of contemporary rock and roll and the many interactive methods keep both young and old…
  • Visiting the Space Needle in Seattle, WA If you're planning a trip to Seattle, Washington --- or anywhere in the Pacific Northwest, for that matter --- the Seattle Space Needle is an absolute must-visit tourist destination. The 605-foot tall, 9,550-ton Space Needle is a beloved icon of the region, which is referred to locally as Sea-Tac ---…

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Alki Beach Park

If you are looking for a place to relax in the busy city of Seattle, visit Alki Beach Park.  Located in the…

Seattle US Naval Destroyer Museum Ship

Learning, visiting, and experiencing history tends to be much more powerful and impactful in museums that transport you back in time. The…

Visiting the Space Needle in Seattle, WA

If you're planning a trip to Seattle, Washington --- or anywhere in the Pacific Northwest, for that matter --- the Seattle Space…

Hammering away at the Seattle Art Museum

A sure way to provide a sense of awe and adoration for everyone is to make a visit to the Seattle Art…

Experience Music Project Museum, Seattle

This museum is a tribute to rock and roll and an eye-opening examination of music and contemporary pop-culture in general using interactive…

The Awe-Inspiring Seattle Sky View Observatory

Ever wished to view the sunset over the horizon at the best possible spot in Seattle? The Seattle Sky View Observatory offers…

Get Wet, Wild and Extreme at the Wild Waves Theme Park

Wild Waves Theme Park is a great destination for families who are visiting Seattle. This theme park is considered one of the…

Smith Tower and Smith Tower Observation Deck

The Smith Tower in Pioneer Square in downtown Seattle almost started out life as a much smaller proposition than what it ended…

Gas Works Park

What do you do when an old coal gasification plant runs its course and is left to rot? In the case of…

The Seattle Aquarium, a secrete gem in the Pacific Northwest

The Seattle Aquarium is one of the best places to visit on your vacation to Seattle. Originally owned by the city of…

The exciting and educational Museum of Flight

If you are a fan of aviation then you have to visit the Museum of Flight in Seattle. Even if you are…

Olympic Sculpture Park

A day at the park and the appreciation of the arts are not necessarily things that you would put together in the…