Snoqualmie Falls, Cascade Foothills and Seattle City Tour

Cultural & Theme Tours in Seattle

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With two activities in one 4-hour tour, see the top sights of the Seattle area, both natural and manmade. First visit Snoqualmie Falls, a waterfall in the foothills of the Cascade Mountains. Then experience Seattle on a city tour that introduces you to the attractions and history that make Seattle one of the most livable cities in America. Listen to fun facts and engaging stories about Seattle from a guide, and learn how the city got its name and what the real story is about how much it rains. The itinerary ensures adequate time spent at each location, allowing individual feedback and suggestions from the guide.
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productPass By: Shutter Tours - Day Tours, Seattle, WashingtonJoin Shutter Tours for an exciting 4 hour sightseeing tour of Seattle. Stop At: Pike Place Market, Seattle, WashingtonThis is our pickup location Duration: 15 minutesPass By: Pioneer Square, Seattle, WashingtonAfter meeting your guide at Pike Place Market, your tour starts with a little Seattle history as you travel through Pioneer Square, where the early settlers decided to build the city.You'll learn how the great Seattle fire started as well as the Seattle Underground as we drive through Pioneer Square.Pass By: CenturyLink Field, Seattle, WashingtonCenturyLink Field is the home field for the Seattle Seahawks of the National Football League (NFL) and Seattle Sounders FC of Major League Soccer (MLS). It is a modern facility with views of the Downtown Seattle skyline and can seat 69,000 people.Pass By: Safeco Field, Seattle, WashingtonT-Mobile Park is a retractable roof baseball park it is the home stadium of the Seattle Mariners of Major League Baseball (MLB) and has a seating capacity of 47,715 for baseball. Stop At: Snoqualmie Falls, Snoqualmie, WashingtonYour first experience in the Cascade foothills will be a drive through the town of Snoqualmie, the real "Twin Peaks" of the Pacific Northwest. Then you'll enjoy the majesty of Snoqualmie Falls, which is sure to be a favorite memory on your tour with us. Time spent at falls is approximately one half hour.Duration: 35 minutesStop At: Fremont Troll, Seattle, WashingtonNext stopping point is the Fremont Troll where you can take some time to get some photos of this one of a kind piece of public art. As we drive through Fremont you'll see a 16' tall statue of Bolshevik Russian Communist revolutionary Vladimir Lenin. Your guide will share with you how this statue arrived in Seattle and the story behind its history.Duration: 10 minutesPass By: Lenin Statue, Seattle, WashingtonThe controversial Lenin statue originally came from Slovakia and is remenicant of the old communist style statues of a bygone era. Stop At: Fishermen's Terminal, Seattle, WashingtonDuring the winter months we will visit Fisherman's terminal home of the Pacific fishing fleet. Duration: 20 minutesStop At: Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, Seattle, WashingtonDuring the months of March thru October ​we stop at the locks. At the Ballard Locks, you may see migrating salmon going through the locks system during the summer months, Sea Lions, Eagles a​nd maritime traffic as they navigate this engineering marvel. Approximate time at the locks is a half hour, giving you time to explore the locks and fish ladder. (Note: This stop is not on tour October 29th-March 1st. See booking page for more info)Winter Tour NotesFrom October 29th thru March 1st, we do not stop at the locks due to the lack of boating activity and an empty fish ladder. Duration: 30 minutesStop At: Kerry Park, Seattle, WashingtonNext ​we experience the #1 rated location in Seattle for taking a photo of the skyline, the picturesque viewpoint at Kerry Park.Duration: 10 minutesPass By: Amazon Spheres, Seattle, WashingtonWe drive by the Amazon Spheres, home to over 300 tropical plants. Stop At: Pike Place Market, Seattle, WashingtonOur final stop will be back at the Pike Place Market at approximately 2 PM. Duration: 5 minutes

What’s included

  • Bottled water
  • Snacks
  • Local guide
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
  • Entry/Admission - Pike Place Market

What’s not included

  • Gratuities

Highlights

  • Fully narrated tour
  • Led by a local guide
  • Great overview and orientation of the city
  • Perfect introduction for first-time visitors
  • Small-group tour by minibus
  • Free snacks included
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