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The Seattle Waterfront

The Seattle Waterfront is a beautiful place to explore on foot or simply sit and take in the sights and sounds of the city. The waterfront offers plenty of opportunities, spanning a great portion of Elliot Bay from the Pioneer Square, past downtown and all the way to Broad Street at the Olympic Sculpture Park.

The Seattle Space Needle

Created to usher the city into the future, The Seattle Space Needle was commissioned as part of the 1962 World Fair hosted in Seattle. The theme of the fair was “Century 21”, thus inspiring the futuristic design of the Needle. Rising 605 feet from the ground and 520 feet above sea level, the structure is

The Showbox Market at Pike Place

Just across Pike Place Market, a few steps down the road from Blarney Stone Pub and Restaurant, you’ll find Seattle’s legendary musical venue. Since 1939, The Showbox has been featuring major headliners such as Mae West, the Ramones, burlesque queen Gypsy Rose Lee, Pearl Jam and chart toppers Macklemore & Ryan Lewis. The Showbox hosts

Pike Place Market

What started out as ten farmer wagons has blossomed into the iconic farmers market, loved by locals and tourists alike. Pike Place Market is the quintessential Seattle market where you can find fresh produce, flowers, quality meats, seafood, artisan products and every bit of good food the city has to offer. It is also a

Shopping at Westlake Center

One of Seattle’s main thoroughfares, Westlake Center is composed of a 25-story office building, a 4-story glass enclosed shopping mall and a park that offers a myriad of dining, entertainment and shopping opportunities.  The 11,000 square meter commercial complex is named after Westlake Avenue which is at the north part of the mall and goes

The Seattle Art Museum

The Seattle Art Museum fondly known as SAM, is a world renowned museum and a vital art institution featuring art pieces from local and international artists. The museum started as a 1,926 piece collection and has grown into more than 25,000 art pieces held in various locations. The main collection can be found, just along