Attractions in Seattle
Seattle is the largest coastal port city in the Pacific Northwest region of the United States. It covers about thirty miles. Till 1982 this city was called with various pet name as “Queen City”, “Emerald city”, etc., Lot of annual cultural events and fairs includes 24-day Seattle International Film Festival, Northwest Folk life, Sea fairs and numerous ethnic festivals are conducted here.
Museum of Flight:
A wonderful spacious museum which houses 85 historic aircraft and spacecraft, exhibits, narrates own tale and educational actions. About 30 extraordinary aircrafts are hanged in full flight attitude. The new exhibit is SPACE, which present the birth to recent rockets and their true take off and landing on the Space. The walk around the Moon’s surface can be experienced.
Ride the Ducks
It is an enjoyable musical trip of the Emerald City both on land and water over the Duck.
San Juan Island-Seattle’s Favorite Getaway
The island is filled with natural beauty along with full fun. The show presents the orca whales over Sea Lions. The pure calm island waters along with animals make the day splendid.
Boeing Plant Tour
The Boeing factory gives the high tech presentation provides enough information from assembly line to finishing of Boeing airplanes. The manufacturing includes 777, 767 and 747. The plant is located in an area of 98.3 acres.
Seattle Double Decker Tour
Double-Decker buses are available for the transportation, to view landmarks of Seattle. The scenic views are provided in a funny manner and bird-eye view is possible from the upper deck of the buses.
The Space Needle
It is constructed during 1962’s World’s Fair. It takes 41 seconds to reach 520 feet up by the winch ride. A surprising fact is that you can enjoy a meal at SkyCity restaurant, which rotates to 360° while dinning.
Pike Place Market
This farmers Market was started in 1907. About 200 businesses are functioning for the whole year. The product includes flying fish, fresh pastries, fruit, handmade cheeses, local honey, wine, restaurants, imported goods and antiques with enough street entertainers.
The ferry service is provided for traveling from Seattle and close-by exit points to Vashon Island, the Kitsap Peninsula, the San Juan Islands and Canada. This service is operated by the state service and private controls.
The Aquarium is made up of glass dome, surrounded by water and allows the visitors to move around. The sea creatures like the sea anemone, bright colored coral reef fish, giant pacific octopus and others swim around.
The Seattle Waterfront
This busiest place is surrounded by enormous collection of attractions, cafés, shopping complex, ferries and cruise ships. The visitors can feed the seagulls and leisurely walk around fountains and wooden dock.
Woodland Park Zoo
The park houses various species as of gorillas and elephants to penguins and piranhas. It resides about 1000 animals and also allows the visitors to have a discussion with the care-taker of animals.
Bill Speidel’s Underground Tour
This city was reconstructed over the remaining of the great fire during 1889. The subterranean path takes the visitors to have a trip through the old downtown Seattle and tells the old stories.
The Seattle Public Library
The central library is constructed by award winning semi-transparent glass and steel.
This village provides a real Native American way of food and stages traditional entertainments.