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  • Fun Forest Amusements 206-728-1585
    305 Harrison Street, Seattle, WA 98109
    Located at the Seattle Center
    Come feel the excitement at Fun Forest where you ride the major rides, like Windstorm and Wild River. There are also kiddy rides available for the younger thril... more info  map

  • Gameworks 206-521-0952
    1511 Seventh Avenue, Seattle, WA 98101
    Located Downtown
    Gameworks is a total-entertainment facility with a full-service restaurant and bar, and state-of-the-art entertainment that features the most entertaining and... more info  map

  • K1 Speed Seattle Go Kart Racing 425-455-9999
    2207 Northeast Bel-Red Road, Redmond, WA 98052
    K1 Speed Seattle is an indoor go kart racing facility serving Redmond, Bellevue, Seattle and King County area. Perfect for groups, parties and corporate events. The... more info  map

  • Seattle Aquarium 206-386-4300
    1483 Alaskan Way, Seattle, WA 98101
    On Pier 59 of the Downtown Seattle waterfront
    The Seattle Aquarium features many aquatic exhibits, including marine mammals, the giant Pacific octopus, a Pacific coral reef, local invertebrates, Puget Sound fish,... more info  map

  • Seattle Center 206-684-7200
    305 Harrison Street, Seattle, WA 98109
    The Seattle Center features over 70 acres of arts, entertainment, sports, recreation, shopping, dining, educational, and cultural adventures, and is host to ballet,... more info  map

  • Smith Tower Observation Deck 206-622-4004
    506 Second Avenue, Suite 1201, Seattle, WA 98104
    Touted as "Seattle's favorite building," Smith Tower was the world's tallest building outside of New York City when completed. Here, vintage glass elevators take you to... more info  map

  • Space Needle 206-905-2100
    400 Broad Street, Seattle, WA 98109
    Near the Monorail and Seattle Center House
    The recognized symbol of Seattle, this tower stands 605 feet tall and offers fabulous views of Puget Sound, Mount Rainier, the Cascade, and the Olympic mountain ranges. ... more info  map

  • Wheel Fun Rentals 206-932-2035
    2530 Alki Avenue Southwest, Seattle, WA 98116
    Alki Beach
    Enjoy the 2.5-mile strip of beautiful Alki Beach on one of Wheel Fun Rentals unique cycles. Their surreys allow families or big groups to ride together, while their... more info  map

Libraries & Research Centers

  • Seattle Public Library 206-386-4636
    1000 Fourth Avenue, Seattle, WA 98101
    Designed by world-renowned Dutch architect Rem Koolhaas, the award-winning glass and steel structure makes the building seem a little off-kilter and translucent -... more info  map

Museums & Galleries

  • Burke Museum of Natural History & Culture 206-543-5590
    Box 353010, Seattle, WA 98195
    University of Washington
    This museum, open daily 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. and Thursdays until 8 p.m., is the state museum of natural and cultural history, and the only of its kind in the Northwest.... more info

  • Center for Wooden Boats, The 206-382-2628
    1010 Valley Street, Seattle, WA 98109
    Take to the water in a handcrafted, historic, restored sailboat, kayak or canoe at The Center for Wooden Boats. This is a maritime museum committed to exposing youth and... more info  map

  • Children's Museum, The 206-441-1768
    305 Harrison Street, Seattle, WA 98109
    Center House at Seattle Center
    Explore eight hands-on, minds-on exhibit galleries where kids can hike through a mountain forest, sail to foreign lands, learn the fun of cause and effect, and get... more info  map

  • EMP Museum 206-770-2700
    325 5th Avenue North, Seattle, WA 98109
    Seattle Center
    EMP is "dedicated to the ideas and risk-taking that fuel contemporary popular culture" through its interactive technologies, collections, exhibitions, and educational... more info

  • Experience Music Project 206-770-2700, 887-EMPLIVE
    325 Fifth Avenue North, Seattle, WA 98109
    Seattle Center Campus
    Explore and celebrate music through this interactive museum where you can play instruments, learn about artists, and test the latest technology in the music industry. ... more info  map

  • Flury & Company Ltd. 206-587-0260
    322 First Avenue South, Seattle, WA 98104
    Pioneer Square
    One of the leading galleries in the world dealing in the purchase and sale of Edward S. Curtis photographic works. Photographs, photogravures, goldtones, manuscript... more info  map

  • Foster/White Gallery 206-622-2833
    220 Third Avenue South, Seattle, WA 98101
    Varied and excellent contemporary painting, sculpture, and glass exhibitions. Since its inception in 1968, Foster/White Gallery has become one of the premier... more info  map

  • Frye Art Museum 206-622-9250 Ext. 202
    704 Terry Avenue, Seattle, WA 98104
    The Northwest�s only free public art museum, The Frye Art Museum presents a full array of changing exhibitions, lectures, gallery talks, films, and guided gallery... more info  map

  • Greg Kucera Gallery 206-624-0770
    212 Third Avenue South, Seattle, WA 98101
    historic Pioneer Square
    Nationally known artists, dealers and collectors. Mid-career national artist exhibitions. Sherry Markovitz and Claudia Fitch and emerging talent such as Jeff Simmons,... more info  map

  • Grover/Thurston Gallery 206-223-0816
    309 Occidental Avenue South, Seattle, WA 98101
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  • Henry Art Gallery 206-543-2280
    15th Avenue Northeast and Northeast 41st, Seattle, WA 98195
    University of Washington, Seattle
    A premier modern and contemporary art museum, the Henry Art Gallery features extraordinary exhibits and offers a film series, community and educational programs, and... more info

  • Kobo 206-726-0704
    814 East Roy Street, Seattle, WA 98101
    Find the works of the small studio artisans of Japan and the functional work of Northwest artists. Exhibits are scheduled 6 times each year showing carefully selected... more info  map

  • Lisa Harris Gallery 206-443-3315
    1922 Pike Place, Seattle, WA 98101
    between Seattle Art Muse & Olympic Sculpture Park
    Lisa Harris Gallery is a leading Seattle gallery featuring contemporary art including paintings, prints, drawings, sculpture, and photography. Occupying a view loft in... more info  map

  • Museum of Flight, The 206-764-5720
    9404 East Marginal Way, Seattle, WA 98108
    With the largest and most comprehensive aviation and aerospace collection in the West, this museum records the history of air and space achievements through real... more info  map

  • Museum of History & Industry 206-324-1126
    2700 24th Avenue East, Seattle, WA 98112-2099
    McCurdy Park
    Representing life in Puget Sound from the 1780s to present, this museum's collection includes ship wheels, evening gowns, gramophones, baby carriages, Boeing's first... more info  map

  • Nordic Heritage Museum 206-789-5707
    3014 North 67th Street, Seattle, WA 98117
    Honoring immigrants from five Nordic countries: Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden, this museum is unique in that it presents the differences and similarities... more info  map

  • Northwest Craft Center 206-728-1555
    305 Harrison Street, Seattle, WA 98101
    Offering an array of ceramics, jewelry, glass, prints, paintings and mixed media work. NWCC has provided a sophisticated and unique venue for craftspeople from around... more info  map

  • Patricia Rovzar Gallery 206-223-0273
    1225 Second Avenue, Seattle, WA 98101
    The gallery is centrally located adjacent to Seattle Art Museum and Benaroya Hall and is a short walk to many of the cities cultural and fine arts destinations. Our... more info  map

  • Seattle Art Museum 206-654-3100
    1300 1st Avenue, Seattle, WA 98101
    Located in Downtown Seattle
    The Seattle Art Museum boasts an impressive collection of more than 22,500 items, with particular strength in five areas: Asian, African, Northwest Coast Native... more info  map

  • Seattle Asian Art Museum 206-654-3100
    1300 First Ave, Seattle, WA 98112
    Volunteer Park
    The Seattle Art Museum boasts an impressive collection of nearly 25,000 items, with particular strength in the areas of Asian, African, Northwest Coast Native American,... more info  map

  • Seattle Metropolitan Police Museum 206-748-9991
    317 Third Avenue South, Seattle, WA 98104
    Historic Pioneer Square
    Experience 140 years of northwest policing with rotating exhibits showing everything from gangsters to gumshoes, an interactive center, and gift shop. Children can... more info  map

  • Steinbrueck Native Gallery 206-441-3821
    2030 Western Avenue, Seattle, WA 98101
    Emerging artists as well as featuring long established masters, dedicated to enhancing understanding of the cultural traditions of the Northwest Coast First Nations... more info  map

  • Wing Luke Asian Museum 206-623-5124
    407 Seventh Avenue South, Seattle, WA 98104
    International District
    This Smithsonian-affiliated museum is the only community-based museum in the US devoted to the history, culture, and art of Asian Pacific Americans. This... more info  map

National Parks & Natural Wonders

  • Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park 206-553-7220
    Union Trust Annex, 117 South Main Street, Seattle, WA 98104
    Pioneer Square Historic District
    From 1897 to 1898, tens of thousands of people descended upon Seattle in search of gold at the Klondike Gold Fields. Learn about this stampede through the park's... more info

Parks, Gardens & Zoos

  • Woodland Park Zoo 206-548-2500
    750 North 50th Street (South Entrance), Seattle, WA 98103
    5500 Phinney Avenue North (West Entrance)
    With 1,000 animals, representing more than 300 species plus 68 species of invertebrates, Woodland Park Zoo manages the largest live animal collection in the state of... more info  map

Science & Technology

  • Pacific Science Center 206-443-2001
    200 2nd Avenue North, Seattle, WA 98109
    Award-winning interactive and innovative exhibits and programs related to science, math and technology, two IMAX theaters, the Tropical Butterfly House, live science... more info  map

Tours & Cruises

  • 'Private Eye on Seattle' Mystery & Murder Tours 206-365-3739
    Tours Depart from the South End of Lake Union
    Take a tour of the "darker side" of Seattle's streets and alleys. They offer a Seattle ghost tour, a Capitol Hill Mystery & Murder Tour, and a Queen Anne Mystery &... more info

  • American West Steamboat Company 206-443-6223
    2101 Fourth Avenue #1150, Seattle, WA 98121
    Cruise into history on this incredible steamboat featuring nightly showboat-style entertainment, dining and dancing. Choose from 73 spacious suites and staterooms for... more info  map

  • Anchor Bay Charters 206-781-0709
    1611 Fairview Avenue East (Dock Location), Seattle, WA 98117
    Take a cruise on a luxury yacht as a unique way to celebrate any occasion. For longer day trips around the Seattle area, enjoy the popular cruise from Lake Union, out... more info  map

  • Argosy Cruises 206-623-1445, 888-623-1445
    1101 Alaskan Way, Pier 55, Suite 201, Seattle, WA 98101
    Historic Downtown Seattle Waterfront
    The family owned & operated Argosy Cruises provides private and public cruises around the Puget Sound area. more info  map

  • Bill Speidel's Underground Tour 206-682-4646
    608 1st Avenue, Seattle, WA 98104
    Located in Seattle’s Pioneer Square
    This leisure, guided walking tour beneath Seattle’s sidewalks and streets begins inside Doc Maynard’s Public House, a restored 1890's saloon; before going through... more info  map

  • Bon Vivant Wine Tours 206-437-1298
    PO Box 15943, Seattle, WA 98115
    Bon Vivant Wine Tours of Washington offer guided small group tours from Seattle of premium Washington State wineries, vineyards, and tasting rooms - tours that also... more info  map

  • Cedar Wave 206-355-0133
    Port of Seattle
    With Cedar Wave you can leisurely take in the beautiful sights along the shores of Puget Sound and Lake Washington. They provide custom boat charters and small group... more info

  • Chinatown Discovery Tours 206-623-5124
    719 South King Street, Seattle, WA 98104
    The Wing in the Chinatown-International District
    In continuous operation since 1985, Chinatown Discovery Tours invites you "to tour the history and traditions of Seattle’s past and present Chinatown-International... more info  map

  • Cruise West 206-441-8687, 800-426-7702
    2301 Fifth Avenue, Suite 401 , Seattle, WA 98121
    Their cruise destinations include Alaska, Japan, California Wine Country, the South Pacific, Mexico's Sea of Cortés, Grand Asia, Costa Rica & Panama, Columbia & Snake... more info  map

  • Customized Tours and Charter Service 206-878-3965, 800-770-8769
    1129 South 220th Street, Seattle, WA 98198
    Provides customizable tour of Seattle, as well as van and bus charter services. more info  map

  • Emerald City Charters 206-624-3931
    Located at Pier 54 on Seattle's Waterfront
    Be a guest aboard the custom designed 70' Sparkman - Stephens performance yacht "Obsession" or the Santa Cruz 70 "Neptune's Car." Both of the yachts have large open... more info  map

  • Gray Line of Seattle 206-626-5208, 800-426-7532
    4500 West Marginal Way Southwest, Seattle, WA 98106
    Offers sightseeing options and airport shuttles. They have a Double Decker and offer a Boeing factory tour. Try one of their Pacific Northwest Package tours. They also... more info  map

  • Let's Tour Seattle 206-632-1447
    1416 Southwest Webster Street, Seattle, WA 98106
    They have coaches available in size from 14 to 55-passengers. All are late model and comfortable.  more info  map

  • Market Ghost Tours 206-322-1218
    93 Pike Street, Seattle, WA 98110
    Pike Place Market
    One hour walking tours of the Pike Place Market which are offered year round. The tours are a collection of stories from members of the Market community and span a time... more info  map

  • Ride the Ducks of Seattle 206-441-DUCK, 800-817-1116
    516 Broad Street, Seattle, WA 98109
    Seattle Center, Across from the Space Needle
    Voted one of the five "must do's" in Seattle, Ride the Ducks allows you to tour Seattle by land and sea in a remanufactured WWII amphibious landing craft. more info  map

  • Seattle Orca Whale Watching - The Whale Plane 360-378-6545
    950 West Lake Avenue North, Seattle, WA 98109
    See wild Orca whales and experience a grand seaplane ride too. Enjoy The Whale Plane package tour. more info  map

  • Seattle Qwik Tours 206-743-1884
    3832 Eastern Avenue North #3, Seattle, WA 98103
    A top tour agency that is looking forward to showing you this beautiful city.  more info  map

  • Seattle Seaplanes 206-329-9638, 800-637-5553
    1325 Fairview Avenue East, Seattle, WA 98102
    Take a popular 20-minute scenic flight or charter a floatplane to the mountains or your favorite fishing retreat. They also offer dinner flights to several restaurants... more info  map

  • Seattle Tours 206-768-1234, 888-293-1404
    PO Box 66671, Seattle, WA 98116
    Seattle Tours offers knowledgable guides, comfortable mini-coaches and door-to-door service.  more info  map

  • Seattle Wine Tours 206-444-9463
    321 3rd Avenue South, Suite 204, Seattle, WA 98104
    Seattle Wine Tours is much more than a tour; it is a wine touring and tasting experience. Their knowledgeable chauffeur guides, combined with their quality vehicles have... more info  map

  • Show Me Seattle Tours 206-633-CITY (2489)
    PO Box 30833, Seattle, WA 98113
    These Seattle bus tours keep the group sizes low and last three hours. Visit and learn about downtown Seattle, the Seattle Waterfront, Pioneer Square and witness some... more info  map

  • Sightseeing of Seattle 206-526-1444
    This tour includes sights within the city and a journey into the islands and waterways of the Puget Sound (using the Washington State Ferries) - all in one deluxe tour. more info  map

  • Skagit Tours Seattle City Light 206-684-3026
    700 Fifth Avenue, Suite 3300, Seattle, WA 98124
    Skagit Tours voted "Best Secret Getaway by Northwest Backroads viewers poll." Take a historic cruise on Diablo Lake, perched among majestic glaciers, waterfalls, and... more info  map

  • Spooked In Seattle Walking Tours 253-203-4383
    1001 Alaskan Way, Seattle, WA 98104
    Stroll through the streets of Seattle as you explore the city’s haunted past. With real ghost hunters as your guides, hear true ghost stories and events that took... more info  map

  • Steamer Virginia V Foundation, The 206-624-9119
    860 Terry Avenue North, Suite 223, Seattle, WA 98109
    A National Historic Landmark Vessel that is the last of the Puget Sound Mosquito Fleet. Available for private charter, weddings, parties & receptions, and corporate... more info  map

  • Tillicum Village 206-933-8600, 800-426-1205
    2992 Southwest Avalon Way, Seattle, WA 98126
    Pier 55 on Seattle's Central Waterfront
    Enjoy a four-hour tour to Blake Island, then dine while enjoying award-winning entertainment. The Indian-style baked Salmon feast is wonderful, and you do not want to... more info  map

  • Totally Seattle Tours 206-755-4109
    PO Box 30833, Seattle, WA 98113
    Totally Seattle Tours are customized for groups and individuals. They offer a knowledgable, multi-lingual staff, tours of varying length, and your choice of pick-up &... more info

  • Victoria Clipper Vacations 206-448-5000 , 800-888-2535
    2701 Alaskan Way, Pier 69 , Seattle, WA 98121
    Clipper Vacations offers travel for the Pacific Northwest and Western Canada. Since 1986, they have provided transportation, tours and accommodation packages. Visit... more info  map

  • Waterways Cruises 206-223-2060
    2501 North Northlake Way, Seattle, WA 98103
    "Seattle’s most upscale cruise and event company," Waterways Cruises operates three luxurious vessels -Emerald Star, Olympic Star and Destiny. Waterways Cruises'... more info  map

Vineyards, Wineries & Breweries

  • Pike & Western Wine Shop 206-441-1307
    1934 Pike Place, Seattle, WA 98101
    From the beginning we have had a local focus, the wines of Washington and Oregon. But we also stock an extensive selection of European wines, many from people we have... more info  map

  • Pyramid Breweries, Inc.
    91 S. Royal Broughan Way, Seattle, WA 98134
    At the brewery, choice reigns supreme. With over 15 beers on draft including our year round, seasonal and alehouse exclusive styles you'll find just the brew to match... more info  map

  • Tasting Room - Wines of Washington, The 206-770-9463
    1924 Post Alley, Seattle, WA 98101
    Located in Pike Place Market
    The Tasting Room features some of the State's best artisan and hard-to-find wines. They currently feature the wines of Apex Cellars, Camaraderie Cellars, Harlequin Wine... more info  map


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