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Seattle from Gasworks Seattle is the well maintained and modern city. It is famous for its numerous parks and places of nature. The real attraction is the city's Kerry Park. Here you can relax in shade of huge trees and enjoy panoramic views of the city. Many tourists visit the park specifically to make memorable photos. More ambitious and no less attractive is Discovery Park, a real find for those who like jogging and cycling. The park is located along the coast. Its territory has a curious landmark, an old lighthouse.
Seattle doesn’t feature an abundance of important historical sites, but an inspection of its outstanding attractions will take more than one day. The main symbol of the city is the … Open
You can admire beautiful flowers in the Volunteer Park Conservatory, whose age is more than a hundred years. A popular holiday destination among travelers with children remains the local Woodland Park Zoo. The lively and well-kept, it became home to many exotic animals. For younger visitors there are sightseeing tours offering to meet friendly inhabitants of zoo.
To get acquainted with inhabitants of sea visit the Seattle Aquarium. Visitors especially appreciate the seals show, which is held in the aquarium every day. Travelers who visit the city in summer should definitely relax in the Green Lake Park. On its territory there is a small lake; in the hot weather it attracts to the park both local residents and tourists. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
1. You can travel Seattle at any time of the year, as 12 months of the year there is the weather favorable for excursions and walks. The warmest month of the year is July; the daily … Open
Alki beach is perfect for sunbathing and evening barbecues, it is considered the most vibrant and beautiful in the city. Seattle attracts winter ski enthusiasts; the most famous skiing place is Alpental Ski Area. The center can offer excellent trails for skiing and snowboarding; on its territory there are rental centers and attractive dining places.
Seattle Fans of high-end sports can visit Jackson Park golf center; both experienced athletes and beginners would like it. There are some wonderful entertainment venues in Seattle that will please the whole family; among them vacationers point out Seattle Great Wheel, Game Works and Sandbox Sports. Shoppers should definitely visit the Pike Place Market. It is an amazing place with a unique atmosphere. A lot of interesting souvenirs and gifts can be purchased at the market.
Discovering the architecture of Seattle from bird's eye view! Space Needle, EMP Museum, Museum of Asian Art, Museum of History and Industry, Smith Tower, Safeco Field, all those monuments are defining the image of Seattle … Open
An excellent leisure option in the hometown of Jimi Hendrix will be an extreme pastime. For example, such entertainments like parachuting, flyboarding or parasailing, are presented quite widely in the North American city. Furthermore, you can try out an aviation tour or take a cruise here, as well as go kayaking or surfing. Eco-tourism is also in demand since the neighborhood of Seattle is rich in scenic natural attractions, among which are waterfalls, national parks, lakes, mountains, and gardens. You should definitely consider taking a ride on the main attraction of the city, the Seattle Great Wheel. Thanks to this amusement, you will not only get great impressions from an active pastime but also behold and enjoy the magnificent panoramic views of the city.
Seattle Lovers of pinball will be interested to visit the Seattle Pinball Museum, where a lot of entertainment machines are put in place. If you are in search of a spot to drink beer with friends, or a place where you can actively spend time playing miniature golf and arcade games, you should consider the Flatstick Pub. Ax Kickers is an entertainment center that offers you an excellent opportunity to meet with friends or family members and try the popular USA game – throwing a plastic ax. For those who miss arcade games, it will be interesting to visit the bar Vidiot, where you can find entertainment to your own taste. Fans of virtual reality will be delighted by the fact that they can play at this kind of station in the entertainment complex Portal Virtual Reality Arcade.
Columbia Center, St. James Cathedral, Seattle Great Wheel, KeyArena, as well as many others, they all become the world's cultural heritage objects and remain as iconic monuments for Seattle … Open
The Seattle Center Park offers its guests not only an opportunity to stroll through its areas or a visit to one of the many festivals that are held here (especially in summer), but also to spend a pleasant leisure time surrounded by loved ones (you can find an excellent playground on the territory). Those who want to learn rock-climbing can do so in the excellent center REI Climbing Pinnacle. Those who are conscious of their figure, even while on vacation, are recommended to go to the sports center CueFit Seattle, which is stocked with excellent fitness equipment. The best spa in the city is considered to be that of the Loews Hotel 1000, where visitors can enjoy a sauna or a massage in special rooms.
Seattle from the Space Needle Jimi Hendrix’s hometown has a lot of options to ensure its guest have a wonderful pastime. This could be in the form of a visit to the cat cafés “Seattle Meowtropolitan” and “Neko”, which are considered the best in the whole of Seattle. Here not only can you stroke cats or play with them, but you also get to take home the one you like as a new family member (on condition that the visitor is a local). They will gladly keep visitors company during a meal. Seattle has a lot of interesting studios where tourists can learn various skills. For example, Paris Eastside and Eat Seattle workshops are perfect for learning how to cook, while master classes held at Seattle Glassblowing Studio will be useful for those who want to learn how glass is made.
Seems, everyone has heard at least once about “the city of rains” located in the United States. This city is Seattle, which is situated on the north-west of the continent. However, the … Open
The Ninja Escape Club is the most popular spot among those who want to spend time actively, using primarily their brains, and not muscles. Everyone can take part in the leisure – including those who came here as part of a ready-made team. The participants will be faced with the task of saving humanity from a deadly poison, escaping from a room with zombies, or eliminating a hack from the country’s long-time enemy, thereby becoming a national hero. The escape-quests in entertainment center Puzzle Break are also popular, and among its rooms, you can find ones with mystical cinematographic and ancient Egyptian themes. For those who did not have time to make a reservation in any of the two clubs mentioned above, not to worry, there is another popular center of escape quests. This is about Quest Factor.
Good Morning Seattle Talking about the most popular cinemas with a comfortable hall and always fresh innovations, “Cinerama” and “Big Picture” stand out. Those who miss old popular films will be pleasantly surprised that they are available for viewing at The Grand Illusion Cinema. There are clubs here for those who want to laugh at the jokes of stand-up comedians. The best places for this kind are comedy clubs “Unexpected Productions” and “Comedy Underground”. Among the cabarets with an excellent show program, the theaters Teatro ZinZanni and Mimosas are prominent. Outstanding musical concerts are held at the A Contemporary Theater (or simply ACT), the Showbox Club, and also the Tractor Tavern concert hall. For those who came to Seattle with children, it would be wise to visit the Seattle Children’s Theater.
In addition to the many fast food and exotic restaurants, Seattle has to offer its guests a lot of attractive cafes and bakeries. The last are very popular among tourists and feature … Open
Dimitriou’s Jazz Alley is the most popular bar amongst those who want to listen to high-quality music and at the same time have a drink with friends. For those who want to have plenty of fun under the groovy beats of DJs, dancing all night long, the nightclubs Trinity, Contour and Century Ballroom are in high demand. The Pink Door bar is suitable for those who love places with spacious surroundings. Theatrical performances are also held here. The bar Brewing Company is definitely worth a visit for those who wish to try the best beer in the city. On the other hand, lovers of stronger drinks go to the Bathtub Gin and Co. bar, while those who prefer wine to all other drinks go to the bar The Tasting Room.
If you are interested in visiting historical places (and even when it comes to bars and clubs), it is worth mentioning some iconic places. It is, for example, the Linda’s Tavern bar where the legendary Kurt Cobain was seen alive for the last time, or The Central Saloon bar where members of the Nirvana band were regulars as guest artists. Besides them, another iconic grunge band often performed here, talking about Alice in Chains. One more place where concerts of famous rock bands took place is The Crocodile bar. Among them were Nirvana, Green Day, Pearl Jam, Alice in Chains, Bestie Boys. Today, the bars still receive visitors. You can learn several stories here that are transferred by the bartenders from “word of mouth”, and the Crocodile bar will present you with rare photos from the performances of the famous groups.
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City tours, excursions and tickets in Seattle and surroundings

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Map of all parks
National and city parks around Seattle
♥   Local Park 'Wa' , 4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   State Park 'Fremont Peak' , 6.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Local Park 'Froula' , 8.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   A - Park 'Green lake park' , 8.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Local Park 'Westcrest' , 9.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all pret-parks
Amusement parks near Seattle
♥   Amusement park 'Remlinger Farms' Carnation, 32.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Wild Waves Theme Park' Federal Way, 36.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Great Wolf Lodge Grand Mound' Centralia, 104.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Fun House Discovery Center' Orcas Island, 128.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all aquaparks
Water attractions around Seattle
♥   Water park 'Wild Waves' Federal Way, 36.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Water park 'Great Wolf Lodge' Grand Mound, 104.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
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City break ideas for neighbours of Seattle

Guide to your best city break in Seattle - popular places for recreation and leisure. Things to do during the day in Seattle - attractions, parks, beaches, aquaparks, racing tracks, biking trails or waterski. Recommendations (with addresses, phone numbers and links) where to spend your time in the evening (bars, discos, clubs, etc.). We share some good ideas and the question 'What to do in Seattle?' disappears immediately.
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