Attractions

Top Choice Market in Downtown, Pike Place & Waterfront

Pike Place Market

A cavalcade of noise, smells, personalities, banter and urban theater sprinkled liberally around a spatially challenged waterside strip, Pike Place Market is Seattle in a bottle. In operation since 1907 and still as…
Top Choice Museum in Belltown & Seattle Center

Museum of Pop Culture

The Museum of Pop Culture (formerly EMP, an acronym of the museum's original name 'Experience Music Project') is an inspired marriage between super-modern architecture and legendary rock-and-roll history that sprang…
Top Choice Museum in Belltown & Seattle Center

Chihuly Garden & Glass

Opened in 2012 and reinforcing Seattle’s position as the Venice of North America, this exquisite exposition of the life and work of dynamic local sculptor Dale Chihuly is possibly the finest collection of curated gl…
Top Choice Landmark in Belltown & Seattle Center

Space Needle

This streamlined, modern-before-its-time tower built for the 1962 World’s Fair has been the city’s defining symbol for over 50 years. The needle anchors the complex now called Seattle Center and draws over one milli…
Top Choice Museum in Georgetown & West Seattle

Museum of Flight

Chronicling flight history from Kitty Hawk to Concorde, the city that spawned Boeing, not surprisingly, coughs up one of the nation's finest aviation museums. It's a multifarious affair gluing together a broad sweep…
Top Choice Canal in Ballard & Discovery Park

Hiram M Chittenden Locks

Seattle shimmers like an impressionist painting on sunny days at the Hiram M Chittenden Locks. Here, the fresh waters of Lake Washington and Lake Union drop 22ft into saltwater Puget Sound. Construction of the canal…
Top Choice Park in Belltown & Seattle Center

Olympic Sculpture Park

This smart urban renewal project and outpost of the Seattle Art Museum was inaugurated in 2007 to widespread local approval. The terraced park is landscaped over railway tracks and overlooks Puget Sound with the dis…
Top Choice Museum in Ballard & Discovery Park

Nordic Heritage Museum

Reason alone to come to Ballard – if the beer, fine food and waterside parks weren’t enough – is this little gem of a museum dedicated to the brave Nordic pioneers who helped found the neighborhood (then a separate …
Top Choice Museum in Pioneer Square, International District & SoDo

Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park

This wonderful museum eloquently run by the US National Park Service has exhibits, photos and news clippings from the 1897 Klondike gold rush, when a Seattle-on-steroids acted as a fueling depot for prospectors boun…
Top Choice Park in Green Lake & Fremont

Green Lake Park

A favorite hunting ground for runners, personal trainers and artistically tattooed sunbathers, scenic Green Lake Park surrounds a small natural lake created by a glacier during the last ice age. Two paths wind aroun…