WELCOME TO SEATTLE
THINGS TO DO
We love the Pacific Northwest! Whether you're staying for a day or a week, there are a multitude of things you'll want to see and do. Here's a few of our favorites.
Gene Coulon Memorial Beach Park
Gene Coulon Memorial Beach Park consists of 57 acres of land and water along the southeastern shore of Lake Washington. The park offers a unique opportunity for both land-based and water-related recreational activities.
What a great way to spend the Sunday after the show! Come enjoy a lavish brunch buffet and the spectacular views of Seattle as you relax in the comfort of a beautiful Waterways yacht. 2 hour cruise on Lake Union and Lake Washington. Your own private table. Expansive buffet of classic Northwest brunch favorites.
Either out of Seattle (homeport) or the Kirkland City Dock, depending on the date
The Suquamish Museum is in the heart of Suquamish Village on the Port Madison Indian Reservation located on the breathtaking Kitsap Peninsula, named after Suquamish Chief Kitsap. Best of all, it’s easy to get here.
The Suquamish Museum is a relaxing half-hour ferry ride from Seattle or Edmunds aboard a Washington State Ferry
Miners Landing at Pier 57 is the home of The Crab Pot, The Fishermans and The Crab Pot Fish Bar Restaurants, and the Alaskan Sourdough Bakery. They also have retail shops that are fun for all ages.
Westfield Southcenter, formerly known as Southcenter Mall, is a shopping mall located in Tukwila, Washington. It is the largest shopping center in Washington and the Pacific Northwe
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iFLY is where the dream of flight becomes a reality. Become a part of something bigger than yourself. You’ll fall in love with the sensation & the freedom that comes with floating on air and when you do, there’s a new & exciting sport of indoor bodyflight to become involved in. The iFLY experience, from check-in to check out, lasts roughly 1.5 – 2 hours and is equivalent to 1.5 skydives
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A family-friendly pedestrian neighborhood lined with unique and lively storefronts, The Landing offers something for everyone.
From small, creative boutiques to bustling, brand-name shops – cozy cafes, restaurants, salons, spas and more.
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Seafair is a ten-week long festival featuring nearly 75 sanctioned events that reach more than two-million people. It’s about building community, creating memories, and providing affordable fun. The festival remains the fabric of our community and is made possible with the help of nearly 3,000 volunteers.
The Museum of Pop Culture is a leading-edge nonprofit museum, dedicated to the ideas and risk-taking that fuel contemporary popular culture. With its roots in rock 'n' roll, MoPOP serves as a gateway museum, reaching multigenerational audiences through our collections, exhibitions, and educational programs, using interactive technologies to engage and empower our visitors.
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Museum of Flight
The Museum of Flight is the largest independent, non-profit air and space museum in the world! With over 175 aircraft and spacecraft, tens of thousands of artifacts, millions of rare photographs, dozen of exhibits and experiences and a world-class library, the Museum and its people bring mankind's incredible history of flight to life.
Seattle Great Wheel
The Seattle Great Wheel is a giant Ferris wheel at Pier 57 on Elliott Bay in Seattle, Washington. With an overall height of 175 feet, it was the tallest Ferris wheel on the West Coast of the United States when it opened on June 29, 2012.
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Ever since the Aurora Bridge was erected in 1932 there have been reports of troll sightings underneath. The Fremont Troll is quite the celebrity, he has been featured in films like The Twilight Saga, Death Note, Sleepless in Seattle and many more.People have even written songs about him.
Located in Mukilteo, Wash., 25 miles north of Seattle. Public tours of Boeing's Everett factory are available seven days a week. The Everett, Wash., facility is home to the 747, 767, 777 and 787 Dreamliner production lines and is the world's largest building by volume. Visitors will see airplanes being built for our worldwide base of airline customers.
Silver Dollar Casino
We host a variety of entertainment choices including fantastic dining as well as exciting gaming action including poker and all your favorite table games such as Heads Up Holdem, Players Edge21, High Card Flush, and Mini Baccarat to name just a few. Be sure to check out our large progressive jackpots as well, and if Pull Tabs is your game of choice, we showcase 16 bowls loaded with fun-filled favorites.
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Jimi Hendrix Memorial
Jimi Hendrix passed suddenly on September 18, 1970 while touring through London, England. Because he was unable to read or write music, it is nothing short of remarkable that Jimi Hendrix's meteoric rise in the music took place in just four short years. His musical language continues to influence a host of modern musicians, from George Clinton to Miles Davis, and Steve Vai to Jonny Lang.
Henry Moses Aquatic Center
Each summer the Henry Moses Aquatic Center (HMAC) experiences a wave of visitors as nearly 75,000 people come through the gates to enjoy an assortment of splish-splash activities. Located in Cedar River Park, HMAC offers camps, lessons, programs, and special events that intertwine fitness and water play to create an enjoyable and relaxing atmosphere.
It’s hard to take Seattle for granted when you see it from 520 feet on our Observation Deck. Trace the outlines of the Cascades against the misty horizon. Instagram Mt. Rainier. Track ferries and boats as they cruise through Elliott Bay. Listen to the distant hum of people, cars, trains, buses, and bikers bustling around Downtown Seattle. It’s all up here, ready and waiting to be seen.
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The Duwamish Longhouse
The recently opened Duwamish Longhouse and Cultural Center sits at the heart of Duwamish Tribal Culture. As the tribe of Chief Si'ahl, namesake of the city of Seattle, the Duwamish Tribe has ensured that their new longhouse speaks to the history of the Seattle area. Boasting a wonderful museum, art gallery, gift shop, and gathering space, the Duwamish Longhouse is a must see!
Pike Place Market
Within the nine-acre historic district you'll discover dozens of farmers, a bustling crafts market, and more than 200 unique owner-operated shops. There are more than 80 restaurants to tempt you, from take-out counters specializing in donuts to fine dining establishments. Bring your appetite and enjoy exploring Pike Place Market.
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Hydroplane and Raceboat Museum
The Hydroplane and Raceboat Museum is the nation's only public museum dedicated solely to powerboat racing. The museum features an incredible collection of vintage hydroplanes spanning seven decades, including boats that have won 17 Gold Cups.
At The Visitor Center, you can experience the past, present, and future of Microsoft. Take a self-guided tour, interact with displays and presentations, get hands-on with the latest Xbox games, and bring your imagination to life in our Minecraft display, and more.
Our revamped Store features interactive displays to test out the latest Microsoft products, including the Xbox and Surface product lines, plus Microsoft swag that can’t be found anywhere else..
In the heart of our Seattle Headquarters is Understory. This exhibit was created just for visitors to showcase our approach towards an urban office. Learn about the nature-inspired design innovations that make this building possible and about Amazon in the neighborhood.
Monday - Saturday 10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Sunday 11:00 a.m - 7:00 p.m.
Safeco Field has gained a reputation locally, regionally and nationally as a terrific setting for baseball and a great place for baseball fans. Sweeping views of Seattle's downtown skyline, breathtaking sunsets over Puget Sound, combined with excellent views of game action from all angles give fans at Safeco Field an experience unequalled in Major League Baseball.
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