Seattle’s century-old farmer’s market is famous for its incredible selection of fresh fish, but even if you’re a vegetarian you’ll love Pike Place Market’s charming shops.
Dare to kiss the sky over downtown Seattle atop the 60-story tall tower, built for the 1962 World’s Fair. Then have lunch in the clouds at the revolving SkyCity restaurant.
Explore the history of aviation at Seattle’s massive air and space museum, with 150 aircraft to admire, and a mock-NASA control room that lets you pilot a Space Shuttle.
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Nearly 50,000 people attend baseball games at Safeco Field, home to the Seattle Mariners. Take a tour, or cheer at one of more than 80 Mariners’ home games every year.
Tour the preserved secret city just below street level in Pioneer Square, a cavernous, old timey world which is all that remains of turn of the 20th century Seattle.
Cutting-edge pop culture is always on the move. The highly interactive EMP Museum, designed by Frank Gehry, is dedicated to keeping up with groundbreaking music, video, and technology.
Walk through a rainforest or traverse a savannah at Seattle’s award-winning public zoo, featuring groundbreaking, fully-immersive exhibits themed by continent and environment, starring more than 300 animal species.
You don’t have to be a sailor to enjoy watching ships traverse this century-old canal connecting Lake Washington and Lake Union to the Puget Sound, just south of trendy Ballard.
Downtown Seattle’s fine art museum has more than 23,000 pieces of art in its diverse collection, spanning every nation and era, plus year-round temporary exhibits.
One of Seattle’s oldest neighborhoods, Pioneer Square was once the bustling city center. Now it is a fascinating snapshot of late 19th century architecture, full of charming galleries and cafes.