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Seattle: Space Needle & Chihuly Garden and Glass Ticket

Seattle: Space Needle & Chihuly Garden and Glass Ticket

Experience the stunning views of Seattle from the Space Needle with a timed entry ticket. Take a stroll through the imaginative artwork of Dale Chihuly with admission to Chihuly Garden and Glass. Get access to both of these must-see attractions in one day. Exchange your voucher at the Space Needle and enjoy a thrilling 42-second elevator ride with views of the Seattle Center, the Puget Sound, and mountains. Step out on The Loupe, the world’s first and only revolving glass floor, for never-before-seen views of the structure and city. Lean into tilting glass walls on the open-air outdoor observation deck. Float over Seattle on one of 24 angled glass benches perched around the outdoor deck. After taking in the all-new thrilling views at the Space Needle, immerse yourself in a world where curiosity, creativity and color come to life at Chihuly Garden and Glass. Get an insight into the inspiration and influences that drive the work of artist Dale Chihuly. Make your way through the exhibition’s eight interior galleries before heading out to the richly landscaped outdoor garden and glasshouse centerpiece. Be moved as you experience a comprehensive look at Chihuly's most significant work. Enjoy complimentary digital photo downloads and get access to daily gallery talks and live glass demonstrations. Admission includes a complimentary audio tour that you can downloaded to your smartphone.

Seattle: Underground Walking Tour

Seattle: Underground Walking Tour

Take a journey back in time on a guided tour below the streets of Seattle. Explore over 4 city blocks of historic Pioneer Square and wander through 3 underground passageways originally constructed in the 1890s. Learn the history of Seattle's construction and about the tragedy that befell the city and its habitants along the way. Follow along as your guide regales you with fascinating true stories of how Seattle was born and the tragedies that befell it as it formed, including the Seattle Fire. Learn about the rebirth of Seattle after the fire, and the decision to raise the city streets out of the swampy grounds. See where retaining walls were added alongside the streets and filled to make new roads several feet above where they originally stood.

Seattle: CityPASS® with Tickets to 5 Top Attractions

Seattle: CityPASS® with Tickets to 5 Top Attractions

Visiting Seattle? Experience 5 must-see attractions, handpicked and packaged together at a 48% savings, with Seattle CityPASS® tickets. Spend less time planning and more time exploring. Visit the attractions at your own pace, in any order. Valid for 9 consecutive days including the first day of use. Get admission to 5 attractions. Includes: •Space Needle- Day/Night admission, including two visits to the top within 24 hours •Seattle Aquarium- General admission to all major exhibits (additional events subject to change) Plus choose 3 of the following: •Chihuly Garden and Glass- General admission, plus a complimentary audio tour (smartphone required) •Argosy Cruises Harbor Tour- A one-hour narrated Harbor Cruise Tour •Museum of Pop Culture (MoPOP)- General Admission •Woodland Park Zoo- General Admission •Pacific Science Center- General admission, including access to the Tropical Butterfly House, Tinker Tank makerspace, Dinosaurs, Live Science Stage, Planetarium, and daytime laser shows (Planetarium and daytime laser shows require a reservation and are subject to availability.)

Seattle: Harbor Cruise with Live Narration

Seattle: Harbor Cruise with Live Narration

Admire the beauty of vibrant Seattle and the historic harbor island on this one hour narrated cruise. Enjoy the fresh air and a bit of history while taking in all the impressive sights, including the famous Space Needle, Olympic Sculpture Park, and Emerald City skyline. Start your tour from Pier 55 on the Seattle Waterfront and get a comprehensive look at the city's most iconic landmarks & take in the view from the outdoor open deck. This is the perfect trip for visitors and locals alike.

Seattle: Chihuly Garden and Glass Entry Ticket

Seattle: Chihuly Garden and Glass Entry Ticket

Lose yourself in the mesmerizing mix of colors and light, and glass and steel that is Chihuly Garden and Glass. Take your time to wander through the exhibition's 8 interior galleries, richly landscaped outdoor garden, and magnificent centerpiece Glasshouse. Venture through each gallery and marvel at numerous blown-glass works that demonstrate how Dale Chihuly pushed the boundaries of glass as art. While exploring the exhibition, receive complimentary digital photo download and access to daily Gallery Talks and live glass demonstrations. Let the 40-foot tall glass and steel structure that covers 4,500 square feet of light-filled space – the Glasshouse — completely captivate you. The installation in the Glasshouse is an expansive 100-foot-long sculpture in a color palette of reds, oranges, yellows, and amber. Made of many individual elements, it is one of Chihuly’s largest suspended sculptures. Stroll through a lush garden that serves as the backdrop for glass sculptures made of impossible shapes and brilliant colors.

Seattle: Pike Place Market Chef-Guided Food Tour

Seattle: Pike Place Market Chef-Guided Food Tour

Stroll through Seattle's buzzing Pike Place Market with a local chef and discover the exciting culinary scene of the Pacific Northwest. Make 9 stops to try a wide variety of light bites from local vendors, whilst learning more about the stories behind the food. Meet your guide and join your small group to explore Pike Place Market. First, watch cheese being made as you learn a bit about the local dairy industry. Then, head to Maiz for an heirloom corn taco, followed by a stop at Hellenika Cultured Creamery for a delicious Greek yogurt. See where Seattle's top chefs buy their vegetables, meat, and seafood, and benefit from a 10% discount card at selected partner vendors. Your chef guide can also give you insider tips on how to find the best products, as well as cooking tips to inspire you in your kitchen. Skip the long lines at Pike Place Chowder and taste their version of a seafood staple of Pacific Northwest cuisine. Hear the stories behind small businesses such as Chukar Cherries, where you will taste several types of chocolate-covered cherries, including Seattle's famous Rainier cherry. Enjoy the entire tour in the company of a smaller group, allowing you to ask plenty of questions and gain an in-depth knowledge of Seattle's food scene, as well as the Pacific Northwest.

Seattle: City Sightseeing Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour

Seattle: City Sightseeing Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour

Sit back, relax, and enjoy Seattle's most popular and important sights on this sightseeing bus tour. Hop on and hop off at any of the allocated tour stops to explore the sights that interest you the most. As you travel, enjoy panoramic views of the city from the open-top deck on the bus, plus a wonderful audio commentary giving you all the information you need. Hop off at popular landmarks including the space needle, one of the cities tallest structures and home to a wonderful observation deck and revolving restaurant. With the All About Seattle Ticket, not only will you have access to all 17 bus stops, but you can enjoy the Scenic Panoramic Tour which gives you completely unrivaled views of the city. This ticket also includes a walking tour in the Pioneer Square Historic District, allowing you to take an in-depth look at some of Seattle's fascinating past.  Must See Seattle Route: • Space Needle & Seattle Centre • FRS Clippers • Edgewater Hotel • Pier 66 Cruise Terminal • Pier 55 & Argosy Cruises • Pioneer & Occidental Square • Historic Chinatown Gate • Panama Hotel & Tea House • Seattle Sky View Observatory • Seattle Central Library • Seattle Convention Centre • Pike Place Market • Pike Brewing Company • Seattle Art Museum • Pier 55 & Argosy Cruises • Original Starbucks at Pike Place Market • Amazon Spheres

Seattle: Columbia Center Sky View Observatory Entry Ticket

Seattle: Columbia Center Sky View Observatory Entry Ticket

See Seattle from the Columbia Center Sky View Observatory, the Pacific Northwest's tallest public viewing area. Located 1,000 high, this observatory offers a stunning panorama of Seattle's skyline. Choose between 3 ticket options, where you can upgrade to receive a credit to spend at the Sky View Café or gift shop, and even enjoy reserved window seating with the best view. Plan your itinerary from the vantage point of the observatory. Decide between whirling on the Great Wheel, strolling through Pike Place Market, or journeying to the San Juan Islands. Interact with touchscreen technology to explore destinations, tours, and areas so you can create a virtual itinerary. Overlook the city’s skyscrapers, residential neighborhoods, shipping port, and sports stadiums, then look beyond to the mountains, the sea, and the sky. Be captivated by 360-degree panoramic views including Mt. Rainier, Lake Washington, the Cascade Mountains, Mt. Baker, Elliott Bay, the Olympic Mountains, Puget Sound, the Space Needle, and much more.

Seattle: MoPOP Entry Ticket

Seattle: MoPOP Entry Ticket

Plug into a pixelated world of wonder in Indie Game Revolution, featuring 20 single and multiplayer games for the whole family to try. Get lost in immersive exhibits like Fantasy: Worlds of Myth and Magic; Scared to Death: The Thrill of Horror Films; and Infinite Worlds of Science Fiction. Journey alongside Seattle superstar Jimi Hendrix at the height of his fame in Wild Blue Angel: Hendrix Abroad, 1966-1970. Go back in time and join the 90's Seattle punk scene with Nirvana: Taking Punk to the Masses. Tap into special rotating exhibitions celebrating pop culture’s legends, breaking trends, and upcoming superstars.

From Seattle: Mount Rainier Full-Day Tour

From Seattle: Mount Rainier Full-Day Tour

Visit Mount Rainier with a professional tour guide and discover all that this national park has to offer on this full-day tour. After meeting in downtown Seattle, hop in a comfortable 22-passenger minibus with large windows, high back seats, and air-conditioning and head straight to the park. Experience old-growth forests, wildflower-filled meadows, and thundering waterfalls on this tour of glacier-clad Mt. Rainier. Hike and walk a little or not at all: there are options for all abilities. Enjoy lunch at a Mount Rainier café or buy a picnic lunch along the way at our grocery store stop. After lunch, visit the interpretive center at Paradise to learn even more about the mountain’s glaciers, plants, and animals. Return to Seattle through pastoral farmlands and memorable Pacific Northwest scenery. Make a final stop at Wapiti Woolies and try the famous huckleberry ice cream. Please note tours in the shoulder months (May/October) may have limited accessibility inside the national park. Tours will operate and visit the parts of the park that we are accessible, but some roads may be closed.

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Our most recommended things to do in Seattle

Seattle: Space Needle & Chihuly Garden and Glass Ticket

Seattle: Space Needle & Chihuly Garden and Glass Ticket

Experience the stunning views of Seattle from the Space Needle with a timed entry ticket. Take a stroll through the imaginative artwork of Dale Chihuly with admission to Chihuly Garden and Glass. Get access to both of these must-see attractions in one day. Exchange your voucher at the Space Needle and enjoy a thrilling 42-second elevator ride with views of the Seattle Center, the Puget Sound, and mountains. Step out on The Loupe, the world’s first and only revolving glass floor, for never-before-seen views of the structure and city. Lean into tilting glass walls on the open-air outdoor observation deck. Float over Seattle on one of 24 angled glass benches perched around the outdoor deck. After taking in the all-new thrilling views at the Space Needle, immerse yourself in a world where curiosity, creativity and color come to life at Chihuly Garden and Glass. Get an insight into the inspiration and influences that drive the work of artist Dale Chihuly. Make your way through the exhibition’s eight interior galleries before heading out to the richly landscaped outdoor garden and glasshouse centerpiece. Be moved as you experience a comprehensive look at Chihuly's most significant work. Enjoy complimentary digital photo downloads and get access to daily gallery talks and live glass demonstrations. Admission includes a complimentary audio tour that you can downloaded to your smartphone.

Seattle: Underground Walking Tour

Seattle: Underground Walking Tour

Take a journey back in time on a guided tour below the streets of Seattle. Explore over 4 city blocks of historic Pioneer Square and wander through 3 underground passageways originally constructed in the 1890s. Learn the history of Seattle's construction and about the tragedy that befell the city and its habitants along the way. Follow along as your guide regales you with fascinating true stories of how Seattle was born and the tragedies that befell it as it formed, including the Seattle Fire. Learn about the rebirth of Seattle after the fire, and the decision to raise the city streets out of the swampy grounds. See where retaining walls were added alongside the streets and filled to make new roads several feet above where they originally stood.

Seattle: CityPASS® with Tickets to 5 Top Attractions

Seattle: CityPASS® with Tickets to 5 Top Attractions

Visiting Seattle? Experience 5 must-see attractions, handpicked and packaged together at a 48% savings, with Seattle CityPASS® tickets. Spend less time planning and more time exploring. Visit the attractions at your own pace, in any order. Valid for 9 consecutive days including the first day of use. Get admission to 5 attractions. Includes: •Space Needle- Day/Night admission, including two visits to the top within 24 hours •Seattle Aquarium- General admission to all major exhibits (additional events subject to change) Plus choose 3 of the following: •Chihuly Garden and Glass- General admission, plus a complimentary audio tour (smartphone required) •Argosy Cruises Harbor Tour- A one-hour narrated Harbor Cruise Tour •Museum of Pop Culture (MoPOP)- General Admission •Woodland Park Zoo- General Admission •Pacific Science Center- General admission, including access to the Tropical Butterfly House, Tinker Tank makerspace, Dinosaurs, Live Science Stage, Planetarium, and daytime laser shows (Planetarium and daytime laser shows require a reservation and are subject to availability.)

Seattle: Harbor Cruise with Live Narration

Seattle: Harbor Cruise with Live Narration

Admire the beauty of vibrant Seattle and the historic harbor island on this one hour narrated cruise. Enjoy the fresh air and a bit of history while taking in all the impressive sights, including the famous Space Needle, Olympic Sculpture Park, and Emerald City skyline. Start your tour from Pier 55 on the Seattle Waterfront and get a comprehensive look at the city's most iconic landmarks & take in the view from the outdoor open deck. This is the perfect trip for visitors and locals alike.

Seattle: Chihuly Garden and Glass Entry Ticket

Seattle: Chihuly Garden and Glass Entry Ticket

Lose yourself in the mesmerizing mix of colors and light, and glass and steel that is Chihuly Garden and Glass. Take your time to wander through the exhibition's 8 interior galleries, richly landscaped outdoor garden, and magnificent centerpiece Glasshouse. Venture through each gallery and marvel at numerous blown-glass works that demonstrate how Dale Chihuly pushed the boundaries of glass as art. While exploring the exhibition, receive complimentary digital photo download and access to daily Gallery Talks and live glass demonstrations. Let the 40-foot tall glass and steel structure that covers 4,500 square feet of light-filled space – the Glasshouse — completely captivate you. The installation in the Glasshouse is an expansive 100-foot-long sculpture in a color palette of reds, oranges, yellows, and amber. Made of many individual elements, it is one of Chihuly’s largest suspended sculptures. Stroll through a lush garden that serves as the backdrop for glass sculptures made of impossible shapes and brilliant colors.

Seattle: Pike Place Market Chef-Guided Food Tour

Seattle: Pike Place Market Chef-Guided Food Tour

Stroll through Seattle's buzzing Pike Place Market with a local chef and discover the exciting culinary scene of the Pacific Northwest. Make 9 stops to try a wide variety of light bites from local vendors, whilst learning more about the stories behind the food. Meet your guide and join your small group to explore Pike Place Market. First, watch cheese being made as you learn a bit about the local dairy industry. Then, head to Maiz for an heirloom corn taco, followed by a stop at Hellenika Cultured Creamery for a delicious Greek yogurt. See where Seattle's top chefs buy their vegetables, meat, and seafood, and benefit from a 10% discount card at selected partner vendors. Your chef guide can also give you insider tips on how to find the best products, as well as cooking tips to inspire you in your kitchen. Skip the long lines at Pike Place Chowder and taste their version of a seafood staple of Pacific Northwest cuisine. Hear the stories behind small businesses such as Chukar Cherries, where you will taste several types of chocolate-covered cherries, including Seattle's famous Rainier cherry. Enjoy the entire tour in the company of a smaller group, allowing you to ask plenty of questions and gain an in-depth knowledge of Seattle's food scene, as well as the Pacific Northwest.

Seattle: City Sightseeing Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour

Seattle: City Sightseeing Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour

Sit back, relax, and enjoy Seattle's most popular and important sights on this sightseeing bus tour. Hop on and hop off at any of the allocated tour stops to explore the sights that interest you the most. As you travel, enjoy panoramic views of the city from the open-top deck on the bus, plus a wonderful audio commentary giving you all the information you need. Hop off at popular landmarks including the space needle, one of the cities tallest structures and home to a wonderful observation deck and revolving restaurant. With the All About Seattle Ticket, not only will you have access to all 17 bus stops, but you can enjoy the Scenic Panoramic Tour which gives you completely unrivaled views of the city. This ticket also includes a walking tour in the Pioneer Square Historic District, allowing you to take an in-depth look at some of Seattle's fascinating past.  Must See Seattle Route: • Space Needle & Seattle Centre • FRS Clippers • Edgewater Hotel • Pier 66 Cruise Terminal • Pier 55 & Argosy Cruises • Pioneer & Occidental Square • Historic Chinatown Gate • Panama Hotel & Tea House • Seattle Sky View Observatory • Seattle Central Library • Seattle Convention Centre • Pike Place Market • Pike Brewing Company • Seattle Art Museum • Pier 55 & Argosy Cruises • Original Starbucks at Pike Place Market • Amazon Spheres

Seattle: Columbia Center Sky View Observatory Entry Ticket

Seattle: Columbia Center Sky View Observatory Entry Ticket

See Seattle from the Columbia Center Sky View Observatory, the Pacific Northwest's tallest public viewing area. Located 1,000 high, this observatory offers a stunning panorama of Seattle's skyline. Choose between 3 ticket options, where you can upgrade to receive a credit to spend at the Sky View Café or gift shop, and even enjoy reserved window seating with the best view. Plan your itinerary from the vantage point of the observatory. Decide between whirling on the Great Wheel, strolling through Pike Place Market, or journeying to the San Juan Islands. Interact with touchscreen technology to explore destinations, tours, and areas so you can create a virtual itinerary. Overlook the city’s skyscrapers, residential neighborhoods, shipping port, and sports stadiums, then look beyond to the mountains, the sea, and the sky. Be captivated by 360-degree panoramic views including Mt. Rainier, Lake Washington, the Cascade Mountains, Mt. Baker, Elliott Bay, the Olympic Mountains, Puget Sound, the Space Needle, and much more.

Seattle: MoPOP Entry Ticket

Seattle: MoPOP Entry Ticket

Plug into a pixelated world of wonder in Indie Game Revolution, featuring 20 single and multiplayer games for the whole family to try. Get lost in immersive exhibits like Fantasy: Worlds of Myth and Magic; Scared to Death: The Thrill of Horror Films; and Infinite Worlds of Science Fiction. Journey alongside Seattle superstar Jimi Hendrix at the height of his fame in Wild Blue Angel: Hendrix Abroad, 1966-1970. Go back in time and join the 90's Seattle punk scene with Nirvana: Taking Punk to the Masses. Tap into special rotating exhibitions celebrating pop culture’s legends, breaking trends, and upcoming superstars.

From Seattle: Mount Rainier Full-Day Tour

From Seattle: Mount Rainier Full-Day Tour

Visit Mount Rainier with a professional tour guide and discover all that this national park has to offer on this full-day tour. After meeting in downtown Seattle, hop in a comfortable 22-passenger minibus with large windows, high back seats, and air-conditioning and head straight to the park. Experience old-growth forests, wildflower-filled meadows, and thundering waterfalls on this tour of glacier-clad Mt. Rainier. Hike and walk a little or not at all: there are options for all abilities. Enjoy lunch at a Mount Rainier café or buy a picnic lunch along the way at our grocery store stop. After lunch, visit the interpretive center at Paradise to learn even more about the mountain’s glaciers, plants, and animals. Return to Seattle through pastoral farmlands and memorable Pacific Northwest scenery. Make a final stop at Wapiti Woolies and try the famous huckleberry ice cream. Please note tours in the shoulder months (May/October) may have limited accessibility inside the national park. Tours will operate and visit the parts of the park that we are accessible, but some roads may be closed.

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