Check out Seattle’s local markets, museums and music
For a taste of the local scene, visit Pike Place Market, where you can find fresh produce, or explore the Museum of Glass, which showcases one of Seattle’s favorite pastimes. Later, take a stroll along the Seattle Waterfront and bask in the beauty of this coastal city.
Check out these things to see and do in Seattle:
- The Museum of Flight (6 miles)
This museum offers interactive exhibits like the Tower at Boeing Hill and special events that feature industry experts. Be sure to also see a 3D movie in the theater and pick up a souvenir at the museum store.
Phone: +1 (206) 764-5700
- Safeco Field / CenturyLink Field (12 miles)
Baseball fans can see the Mariners play at Safeco Field, or cheer on the Seahawks at CenturyLink Field. Get your tickets to a game!
Phone: +1 (206) 346-4000 / +1 (206) 381-7555
- Pike Place Market (14 miles)
Support local businesses when you fill your basket with ripe-from-the-farm produce as well as fresh fish, meat and dairy. More than 200 local businesses make up this year-round market.
Phone: +1 (206) 682-7453
- Museum of Pop Culture (15 miles)
Affectionately called MoPOP, this museum gained momentum with a focus on rock ‘n’ roll. Now its exhibits showcase everything from wearable art to the legacy of Star Trek.
Phone: +1 (206) 770-2700
- Space Needle (15 miles)
For the best view of the city, head 500 feet up the Space Needle to the observation deck. After you’ve sufficiently soaked up the 360-degree view, stop by the famous revolving restaurant just 20 feet below.
Phone: +1 (206) 905-2100
- Seattle Waterfront (16 miles)
Take a cruise, order fresh seafood at a sophisticated restaurant, attend a special event or browse the charming shops along this nautical destination.
Phone: +1 (206) 623-0340
- Woodland Park Zoo (18 miles)
After you finish feeding the penguins or walking through the exotic bird experience, you can ride a hand-carved wooden horse on the historic carousel.
Phone: +1 (206) 548-2500
- Tacoma Dome (19 miles)
From longtime stars to new performers, the musicians at the Tacoma Dome always put on a memorable show.
Phone: +1 (253) 272-3663
- Museum of Glass (20 miles)
Learn all about the skill of glassmaking when you see a demonstration and meet the artists at the museum’s Hot Shop. Afterward, be sure to check out the remarkable 500-foot Chihuly Bridge of Glass.
Phone: +1 (253) 284-4750
- White River Amphitheatre (23 miles)
Enjoy an outdoor concert along with 20,000 other music fans at this popular venue.
Phone: +1 (360) 825-6200