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Climbing Tower in the REI Flagship Store
The five attractions you must see in Seattle.
The top 30 attractions in beautiful Seattle.
Your in-depth, nine page guide to visiting Seattle's number one tourist attraction.
Explore Seattle's oldest district featuring distinctive historical architecture and several small but delightful parks.
Seattle Center is a hub for tourist activity. It is fun to stroll around this area. Popular attractions include the Space Needle, the futuristic Experience Music Project Museum, and the Seattle Monorail. The Seattle Center campus has interesting public art and attractive landscaping.
Seattle and Tacoma are home to a number of beautiful museums. This section offers an index of these museums and thumbnail introductions to our extensive coverage of the museums.
Your guide to viewing art at museums and in public places in the Seattle and Tacoma areas. We recommend a number of public displays of Dale Chihuly's famous glass art.
We present a wide variety of Seattle's interesting architecture. This material covers many buildings and structures including such major attractions as the Space Needle, the Seattle Central Library, and Pike Place Market. We offer a special feature article about Seattle's distinctive terra cotta architecture and an extensive section on Seattle's street clocks.
Seattle has a rich history of developing great parks for everyone to enjoy. Its parks are some of its most beautiful attractions. The best of Seattle's many gorgeous parks are highlighted here.
Bloedel Reserve (Botanical Garden)
The greater Seattle and Puget Sound areas have several spectacular botanical gardens that we spotlight here. Some of these gardens make great viewing in winter and on cloudy days.
We spotlight a few special places that have great landscaping and floral displays.
The Woodland Park Zoo and the Seattle Aquarium are on our Top 30 Attractions List. Make sure that you check them out.
Two of our recommended cruises are on our Top 30 Attractions List. Check out all of our recommended tours and cruises for fun ways to explore Seattle.
More exciting adventures including the scenic Ballard locks, the impressive REI flagship store, visiting the Sleepless in Seattle movie locations, and exploring the Waterfront.
We feature four of Seattle's beautiful neighborhoods and discuss activities for the tourist and for Seattleites.
Seattle is a beautiful city with many grand views. I have developed a short list of some of the city's best scenic views
We present several enjoyable attractions in Seattle's neighboring city. Downtown Tacoma is home to several enjoyable museums. Downtown Tacoma also has a number of Dale Chihuly installations on permanent display. For Seattle visitors, the Tacoma attractions can be reached by public transportation.
Attractions that can be nice one-day trips from Seattle.
Seattle is known for its coffee culture percolating in its hundreds of coffee houses. We introduce the Seattle visitor to that culture.
We offer some recommendations of where to eat in the Seattle area.
Recommendations of places to photograph in the Seattle area and where you can buy photography equipment.
We feature additional photos that we did not use on individual web pages.
We have posted over 200 of our photos illustrating Seattle attractions on this popular photo-sharing web site.
Please click here to link to our Flickr pages.
One of our newer features is videos we have produced that provide a virtual tour of attractions. These feature our photos, written commentary, and pleasant music. Our videos are posted on Facebook and on YouTube.
Please click here to link to our videos index.
Save up to 50% on admission to five major Seattle attractions and skip most ticket lines with the Seattle CityPASS.
Our in-depth, four-page guide to Sea-Tac Airport.
Airport to Downtown, driving in downtown, rental cars, Metro Bus, parking tips.
Comments about when to visit Seattle, average temperatures, rain, what to wear, and pedestrians.