Guide to Seattle

It's apparent the second you arrive in Seattle that you are in a unique city. With the fresh Pacific Northwest air, lush green landscapes and friendly earth-conscious locals; Seattle will astound, impress and renew.

It's easy to get around the city and experience some fantastic sites in a full and memorable day. Check out our visual guide of Seattle below with details on each of the top landmarks to see while you're there.

Guide to Seattle Sources:
  • Pike Place Market – Flying fish, Starbucks coffee and artisans line this historic outdoor marketplace along the coast. The flagship Starbucks store calls this Marketplace home, so be sure to grab a cup of coffee to start your day. After you’re fully caffeinated, order up some fresh fish fillets and watch the staff yell out your order and throw it across counter.
    Address: 85 Pike Street #500, Seattle, WA 98101
    Phone: (206) 682-7453
  • Chittenden Locks – Witness the various boats that traverse the waters between the Puget Sound and the freshwater of Lake Union and Lake Washington. The Chittenden Locks, known by the locals as “Ballard Locks,” also houses a fish ladder where salmon make their journey between salt and fresh water. Thanks to the glass ladder, visitors can witness this event easily up close.
    Address: 3015 54th St NW, Seattle, WA 98107
    Phone: (206) 783-7059
  • Boeing Airline Factory – Drive a bit north to Mukilteo, WA and explore the science and technology that powers thousands of flights around the world every day. Tour the factory and see thousands of technicians assembling the 747, 767, 777, and 787 Dreamliner airplanes that are widely in use around the world.
    Address: 8415 Paine Field Blvd; Mukilteo, WA 98275
    Phone: (425) 438-8100
  • Seattle Aquarium – Visit this aquarium for a view into the aquatic life of the Pacific Northwest and the Puget Sound. With a special open-air section, visitors can walk through the fresh air and witness the various species of birds that inhabit the local area.
    Address: 1483 Alaskan Way, Pier 59 Seattle, WA 98101
    Phone: (206) 386-4300
  • Mount Rainier National Park – This 14,400 foot high active volcano is an icon of the Seattle landscape. The National Park was founded in 1899 as the fifth national park in the United States. Visitors can enjoy the over 2 square miles of wildflower fields, massive ancient trees and stunning views of nature.
    Address: 55210 238th Avenue East, Ashford, Washington 98304
    Phone: (360) 569-2211
  • Washington State Ferries – With so much water surrounding the Seattle area, the Washington State Ferry system is an effective way to travel to many of the islands and areas in the coastal Washington area. Park your car (or just climb aboard) and have your camera ready as you witness the beautiful coastline of northern Washington.
  • Space Needle – The iconic landmark of the Seattle skyline, the Space Needle was built for the 1962 Seattle World’s Fair. Climbing 604 feet into the air, you can witness the city below and the views for miles from the observation deck. Hungry? Head to the revolving restaurant, SkyCity located 500 feet in the air.
    Address: 400 Broad Street, Seattle, WA 98102
    Phone: (206) 905-2111

A day in Seattle is sure to leave you refreshed and impressed. With countless local activities and fresh, inviting Northwestern cuisine, Seattle has something sure to keep you talking.