Plum Bistro A neighborhood joint that uses fresh, locally-sourced ingredients and continually seeks to "redefine the meaning of comfort."
Skillet Diner A neighborhood joint that uses fresh, locally-sourced ingredients and
continually seeks to “redefine the meaning of comfort.”
8 Oz Burger
A fusion of flavors combining California and northwest inspired dishes,
accented by fresh, local and organic ingredients. The outcome is a fusion of
flavors combining California and northwest
Piecora's Pizza brings the taste of Brooklyn to Seattle. Dough is hand tossed, crusts are
thin and toppings plentiful. Huge calzones, heros, and salads, too.
Yoshino Teriyaki A
locally owned teriyaki restaurant
Caffe Vita - Independent locally owned company, meticulously sourcing some of Seattle’s
best coffee, while investing in farmers who are committed to sustainable
Cafe Presse Features Caffe Vita coffee and
house-made pastries; a full bar open until 2am everyday; and a menu of casual
Parisian café classics.
Stumptown Coffee is a local coffee shop committed to the well-being of everyone they
work with, from the farmers and the communities they live in, to their
employees and communities here in the States.
Canon Whiskey and
bitters emporium with the largest collection of spirits in the western hemisphere
The Seattle Center hosted the 1962 World’s Fair; the
area is now a park, arts, science and entertainment center.
The Space Needle is perhaps the best known feature of Seattle’s skyline. Built for
the 1962 World’s Fair, the Needle is located on the grounds of the Seattle
Seattle’s Great Wheel opened in June of 2012; the Great Wheel is the largest
observation wheel on the west coast, rising to 175 feet.
The Underground Tour explores a network of passageways and basements that used to be at
ground level before the streets were elevated.
World famous Pike Place Market is one of the oldest public farmers markets in the United
States and features many unique shops and produce stands.
The Bainbridge Island Ferry, the one closest to Seattle University, takes 35 minutes to
cross Puget Sound and provides great views of the skyline and surrounding
The Seattle Aquarium is located on Pier 59 on the Elliot Bay Waterfront.
Square is a historic neighborhood in Downtown Seattle where Seattle’s
founders settled in 1852.
Gas Works Park is
located on the site of what used to be the Seattle Gas Light Company
gasification plant. Situated on the north end of Lake Union, the park offers
views of the Seattle skyline.
The VW bug-cradling Fremont Troll is a funky
public sculpture in the Fremont neighborhood.
The Chittenden or Ballard Locks are part of the Lake Washington Ship Canal. The locks maintain
the water levels of Lake Washington and Lake Union, prevent the mixing of seawater
and fresh water, and move boats from the lakes to Puget Sound. The locks also feature a fish ladder allowing
salmon safe passage, and a viewing room in order to observe the returning fish.
Woodland Park Zoo
is located in Seattle’s Phinney Ridge neighborhood north of downtown and
features more than 1,000 animals and 35 endangered species
Seattle Art Museum - SAM’s main museum is in downtown Seattle;
the Seattle Asian Art Museum is in Volunteer Park on Capitol Hill; the Olympic
Sculpture Park is on the Seattle waterfront.
Seattle’s Museum of Flight (Boeing Field) is an air and space museum south of
downtown Seattle at King County International Airport. It holds more than 150
aircraft and Boeing’s original manufacturing plant.
The Experience Music Project (EMP) Museum (at Seattle Center) features award-winning
exhibits covering different aspects of pop culture and includes many interactive
activities and a sound sculpture.
The Pacific Science Center (at Seattle Center) contains an IMAX Theater, a butterfly
house, a planetarium and many hands-on exhibits.
The Wing Luke Asian Museum, in the International District, is the only museum in the
country devoted to the Asian Pacific American experience.
The Burke Museum, at the University of Washington, is Washington’s oldest museum and
has a permanent collection of over 14 million artifacts highlighting natural
Seattle Cycling Tours explore downtown Seattle and various neighborhoods.
Hiking:Washington State is a hiking mecca, from the
Olympic Peninsula to Eastern Washington.
Mount St. Helens is an active strato-volcano in the Cascade Range that erupted on May
Mount Rainier National Park contains many hiking trails and beautiful views.
Olympic National Park, located on the Olympic Peninsula, includes exceptional
diversity: the Pacific coastline, alpine country, the temperate rainforests on
the west and drier forests on the east.
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