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Seattle: Pike Place Market Chef-Guided Food Tour

1. Seattle: Pike Place Market Chef-Guided Food Tour

Meet your chef guide and watch cheese being made as you learn about the local dairy industry. Then, head to Beecher's Mac N Cheese and Elleno's yogurt for a tasting. Check out a secret garden that grows food and go to Pike Place Chowder. Discover small business stories like Chukar Cherries and taste several types of chocolate-covered cherries including Seattle's famous Rainier cherry. Learn about bean-to-bar chocolate and where chefs buy their produce, meat, and seafood. This is a unique way to explore Pike Place Market's small businesses and savor the local delicacies. The tour includes 9 different stops with about 15 small bites. In addition to tasting and learning about Pike Place Market, receive a 10% discount card to shop at a partner network.

Seattle: Northwest BYOB Sailing Experience

2. Seattle: Northwest BYOB Sailing Experience

Start the tour on the downtown waterfront to get stunning views of Seattle. This trip sails for 2 hours with the wind, but the goal is to get away from the city and hopefully get some views of Mt. Rainer and the Olympic Mountains. Bring your own drinks and snacks to make it a fun-filled trip. Meet your guide and crew and hop aboard. Sailing the royal blue waters of Puget Sound are 2 U.S. Coast Certified high-performance sailing yachts. Originally built as ocean racers, they have been comfortably reconfigured to make for an amazing sailing experience. Sit on the open decks, or join the captain back at the helm. These 2 gorgeous vessels combine to create Seattle's favorite sailing experience. This tour is BYOB (bring your own booze) which allows you to eat, drink, and picnic at your leisure, all the while taking in the spectacular views.

Seattle Sky View Observatory: Skip-the-line Ticket Options

3. Seattle Sky View Observatory: Skip-the-line Ticket Options

Discover the beauty of Seattle from above.  At nearly 1,000 feet this platform is the tallest public viewing area in the Pacific Northwest and is a perfect panorama to begin your Seattle experience.   Choose between 3 ticket options, where you can upgrade to receive priority entry and exit, receive a credit to spend at the Sky View Café or gift shop, and even enjoy reserved seating with the best view. Plan your itinerary from the vantage point of the observatory. Decide between taking a whirl on the Great Wheel, strolling through Pike Place Market, or journeying to the San Juan Islands. Interact with a touch screen 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.

Pike Place Market: Walking Food Tour

4. Pike Place Market: Walking Food Tour

Pike Place Market is a joyous assault on the senses. With fish mongers throwing large fish past your head, restaurant after restaurant lining the sides and masses of people milling about, it is a place best explored with a local. During your Taste of Pike Place, you will be guided deep into the heart of this lovely place, for a taste of some of the best parts of the market. Your guide will share with you the legends and history of the colorful characters who have walked the hallways and hawked their wares. During your tour, taste the best locally made artisan foods the market has to offer, including authentic Indian samosas, Italian gelato, Greek Yogurt, Pacific Northwest Native American style smoked salmon, America's #1 rated clam chowder, Italian truffles, the best wild salmon burger in Seattle, and more. Substitutions available for most dietary restrictions available with advance notice.

Seattle: Mount Rainier Park All-Inclusive Small Group Tour

5. Seattle: Mount Rainier Park All-Inclusive Small Group Tour

Explore the Nisqually Vista Trail in the Mount Rainier National Park on this guided tour with pickup from Downtown Seattle. Enjoy seasonal snacks and refreshments throughout the tour and stop for a mouth-watering, locally sourced and/or organic lunch along the way.  Be picked up from the comfort of your accommodation or a centrally-located meeting point in Downtown Seattle. Sit back and relax on a luxury Mercedes van as you travel 75 miles southeast of Seattle to the Mount Rainier National Park which is nestled between the Olympic Mountains and Cascade Range. Admire views of the Rainier which is an active volcano that is encased in 35 square miles of snow and ice. Take in the atmosphere of this area that is surrounded by old growth forest and seasonally covered in a stunning carpet of wildflowers. Look for birds, marmots, coyotes, elk, and black bears. Breathe in crisp air as you take in the sounds and scents of the forests and lakes. Follow your naturalist guide on a walk or snowshoe of the Nisqually Vista Trail. If you fancy something a little more challenging, then don’t be afraid to ask. Pause for a lunch of delicious local, seasonal produce and wine. Back on the walk, enjoy views of waterfalls, river valleys and glaciers. End the day with a descent down to Longmire. Keep your eyes peeled for deer in the meadow as they make their late afternoon trek to the river’s edge.

Seattle: Underground Donut Tour

6. Seattle: Underground Donut Tour

Take a donut tour of the Emerald City, and discover the best Seattle has to offer. At each location, you will taste a curated sample of the best donuts. Some of the stops on this downtown tour include Top Pot Doughnuts, Dahlia Bakery, and Daily Dozen Doughnuts, all of which are authentic donut institutions. This 2-hour walking tour is led by a passionate donut expert, who will guide you to some of Seattle's best donut locales. The tour can cater to all size groups, both large and small. The donut tour is great for bachelor and bachelorette parties, birthdays, family reunions, weekend getaways, or even corporate events.

Seattle: Coffee Culture Walking Tour

7. Seattle: Coffee Culture Walking Tour

Follow your local guide and discover Seattle's coffee culture during a 2 hour small group tour. Explore the vibrant neighborhood of Capitol Hill as you sample three different styles of coffee, explore the city's music scene through record stores, and learn about the city's rich history and culture. Start your adventure by meeting your guide and delving into the history and roasting processes behind your usual coffee shop orders. Discover some of the city's more unique and specialty coffee stores and sample anything from infused coffee to a decadent espresso invented in Seattle. Experience a crash course in everything from single-origin to sustainable coffees. Through your guide, learn to appreciate the closely associated counter culture that has historically been prevalent in the Capitol Hill neighborhood, even until this day. Pass by music venues with historic ties to Seattle’s grunge and current EDM scene as well as plenty of places your guide can recommend for cocktails, live music, or even more coffee following your tour.

From Seattle: Snoqualmie Falls & Woodinville Wine Tasting

8. From Seattle: Snoqualmie Falls & Woodinville Wine Tasting

After being picked up from your accommodation in Seattle, start your tour with a short drive across Lake Washington and along a scenic highway. Make your first stop at one of Washington's most breathtaking attractions, the Snoqualmie Falls. Experience the incredible cascade of water tumbling into the emerald canyon from below as you discuss its cultural and economic significance. Admire the surrounding landscape which overflows with mountain peaks, forests, lakes, rivers, and streams. Listen as your guide brings the area to life as they help you spot wildlife and birds and describe the geologic forces that have shaped the land. After exploring Snoqualmie Falls, make your way through historic farmland to the Woodinville Wine Region. Discover how once renowned for its numerous dairy farms, including the world-famous Carnation Dairy, the fertile Snoqualmie River Valley remains a highly productive farming community with many of the farms practicing organic or other sustainable farming methods. Spend the remainder of the afternoon savoring local wines in the close-knit community of Woodinville in Washington's Sammamish River Valley. Along with sharing a common location, all of the boutique wineries you visit share the vision of creating world-class wine from the finest Washington vineyards. The tour highlights 3 award-winning boutique wineries in an intimate and relaxed atmosphere. The focus is education and enjoyment as you meet with winemakers, tour wineries and, of course, taste great wine. Visit 3 of the following select wineries: Celaeno, Patterson Cellars, Tillan Cellars, or William Grassie Wine Estates. End the tour with return transport back to your accommodation in Seattle.

Seattle All-Inclusive: Hike Mt. Rainier and Wine Tasting

9. Seattle All-Inclusive: Hike Mt. Rainier and Wine Tasting

Join a local nature and wine guide on a small-group trip. Enjoy a beautiful National Park hike with big views of Mt. Rainier, an organic picnic lunch outside, and wine tastings at beloved Northwestern wineries in the Yakima Valley. Take a 1.5 hour drive to Mt. Rainier for a 3-mile nature walk/hike, appropriate for most abilities. On a clear day the beautiful, hulking monolith can be seen from just about anywhere. At the height of summer, travelers and locals alike make pilgrimages to her flower-flanked trails for the relaxation, fresh air, and peace that only comes with a walk in a quiet, wild place. Along the way, your guide may even show you which plants are safe to nibble on. After an organic, gourmet picnic lunch in the outdoors, you will head towards Yakima Valley known for sunshine, and Italian, German, and Portuguese grapes. You'll visit two beloved, locally-owned vineyards in the Naches Heights. You might also visit Wilridge, Mill Lane, Fontaine, or Southward vineyards and wineries. After all of that, you'll be on your way back to Seattle by dinner time. Join this adventure in the Pacific Northwest, for a day tour to remember.

Seattle: Walking Chocolate Tour with Tastings

10. Seattle: Walking Chocolate Tour with Tastings

Reintroduce yourself to chocolate and the cacao bean with this tour of Seattle's chocolate. Learn the story behind each tasting, the history of cacao, and the importance of chocolate in this city. Travel to 8 local restaurants, bakeries, and chocolatiers which may include Cupcake Royale, Tom Douglas's Dahlia Bakery, Indi Chocolate, Joe Chocolate, The Confectional, and Fran's Chocolates. Taste 12 samples of some of the finest chocolate in the city. Each stop of the tour offers a unique taste and tells one part of the vast story of the cacao bean. Eat a hero's dose of cupcakes, ice cream, cookies, pie, drinking chocolate, and truffles. Try dark, milk, and white chocolate. Eat your fill and have some extra to pack away for later, or impress your guide by finishing it all. Listen as your guide puts each bite into context, both historically and as it relates to the culture of Seattle and the core values of Pike Place Market.

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What people are saying about Seattle

This was a really great trip. Mt. Rainer was stunning and beautiful and the wineries were awesome. Our tour guide Marjorie was a sweetheart. She made the day even extra special down to every detail. I would highly recommend this trip.

Every thing was perfect & our guide Hanna was the best. She was very knowledgeable about the area & vegetation & all the wineries we went to she ways also very knowledgeable. She gets 100% fun & knowable!

We had a great time and enjoyed the tour. The donuts were good and the stories interesting.

Chef Brandon was fantastic. Very knowledgeable, took his time and went above and beyond.

Our guide was awesome! Great information and delicious food samples.