Best Things to Do in Seattle, WA

1. Seattle Center & the Space Needle

The Space Needle and the Monorail, as well as Seattle Center, were erected for the 1962 World's Fair.

2. Pike Place Market

During the spring, summer, and fall, this bustling neighbourhood near the shore is a popular tourist destination.

3. Discovery Park

Discovery Park is the city's largest park, covering almost 550 acres, and is home to one of Seattle's best beaches.

4. Chihuly Garden and Glass

The Chihuly Garden and Glass, part of the Seattle Center, is one of Seattle's top museums.

5. Go Underground in the Pioneer Square Historic District

The Smith Tower stands out among the Victorian-era structures because of its imposing height (42 stories).

6. Learn about Puget Sound at the Seattle Aquarium

The non-profit Seattle Aquarium is located on the downtown waterfront, just steps away from Pier 57 and the Seattle Great Wheel.

7. Woodland Park Zoo

Woodland Park Zoo, located in Seattle, is a 92-acre facility that houses several threatened and endangered species from throughout the world.

8. MOHAI: The Museum of History & Industry

Seattle's position as a pioneer in innovation and industry is celebrated at the Museum of History and Industry (MOHAI).

9. Watch Boats Pass at Hiram M. Chittenden Locks (Ballard Locks)

10. Take a Water Taxi to Alki Beach Park

Alki Beach Park is a renowned West Seattle attraction with a rich history. In 1851, it was here that the first white settlers arrived.

11. Wander the Galleries at the Seattle Art Museum