Seattle Tourist Attractions--Waterfront
After you have been squeezed in by the crowds at the wonderful Pike Place Market, take a nice break and get some elbow room. Go walk the Waterfront. The prime area for walking activity is between Piers 57 and 59. The area has the usual tourist shops and restaurants but it has several beautiful highlights to savor. Click on the images to see our detailed information.
The Seattle Great Wheel
Seattle’s exciting waterfront has a brand new attraction. The Seattle Great Wheel opened in the summer of 2012 and it literally adds a new spin to the waterfront. At 175 feet tall, it is the tallest Ferris wheel on the west coast. Click on the image for our detailed web page information..
Waterfront Park (Pier 57)
A delightful Seattle park with prime views of Elliott Bay and the Olympic Mountains. Click on the image to go to our detailed web information about the Park.
The Carousel in the Bay Pavilion
Fun to ride and a terrific subject for cameras. Click the image to go to our detailed page about the carousel.
Seattle Aquarium (Pier 59)
An exciting and scenic place to visit in any weather. Click the image to go to our detailed page about the Aquarium.
Check out the two City of Seattle fireboats adjacent to Ivar's.
Ivar's (Pier 54)
Ivar's has been dishing up great seafood since 1938. Get a bowl of their famous clam chowder. Rest your legs. Feed the seagulls.
Ivar Feeding the Gulls Statue
A statue honoring Ivar Hagland, the lovable and irascible character who got wealthy by dishing up mouth-watering seafood.