A blend of several tourist attractions as well as a petite downtown area makes Seattle an ideal destination for a weeklong getaway. Start your tour by visiting the renowned Pike Place Market, the year-round market of flowers, vegetables, cheese, seafood, handicrafts, and other knickknacks. Watch the flying fish at the market; enjoy a fantastic panorama of the city as well as the surrounding waters from the Space Needle; canoe through the Washington Park Arboretum; or hop on board a cruise to the Blake Island.
Right in the heart of the city, you will find Chihuly Garden and Glass, an art museum exhibiting the works of American sculptor Dale Chihuly. The museum features a centerpiece Glasshouse, lush outdoor garden, and eight interior galleries, offering visitors a unique experience. Then head to the Museum of Flight to relish the history of World War I and World War II by controlling a Mustang or climb aboard President Kennedy’s Air Force One and see the supersonic Concorde.
Visit the Museum of History and Industry, which has preserved the rich history of the city as well as the Puget Sound area. With a beautiful setting, the museum highlights interesting artifacts and provides lovely views of the Lake Union. Located in downtown Seattle is the Seattle Art Museum, where you will find a permanent collection of 25,000 pieces.
Enjoy a trip to the best parks in Seattle to spend some leisure moments with your family. Some of the stunning parks in the Seattle include Kerry Park, Kubota Garden, Woodland Park, and Myrtle Edwards Park. Olympic Sculpture Park, comprising a beach and an outdoor museum, is another beautiful place to stroll around and enjoy the awesome views of the waterfront.
Stop at the Woodland Park Zoo, to view the numerous animals as well as plant species, including the endangered and threatened animal species. Travel to downtown waterfront to find out about the marine life of the city at Seattle Aquarium. Take a ride on Seattle Great Wheel to enjoy a spectacular view of the city, the Olympic Mountains, and the Elliott Bay.