Seattle Journals

Weekend in Seattle

An August 2003 trip to Seattle by seis

Pike Place Market Photo, Seattle, Washington More Photos
Quote: We spent a long weekend in Seattle seeing the major sites and eating at the finest restaurants. Seattle is a beautiful city with the culture and ambiance that only the Northwest can have.

Pike Place Market

Attraction | "Pikes Place Market"

Pike Place Market Photo, Seattle, Washington
This is the famous Seattle market complete with flying fish. This is a must when visiting. Remember, this is where the first Starbucks came from, and you can visit it on First Street across from the market. If you are visiting the other sites like the Space Needle there is a monorail that will take you within blocks of the market (it lets off in a three story mall). It is a sort of flea market with homemade crafts sold in open aired stalls all the way down the street. Of course you have to see the famous flying pike place fish. They can even pack them for your flight home. Flowers and fish and odd arrangements are wildly abundant here. Also, the local booths will allow a small amount...Read More

Member Rating 5 out of 5 on October 29, 2003

Pike Place Market
85 Pike Street
Seattle, Washington 98101
(206) 682-7453