When it was built in 1914, this 42-story downtown tower was the tallest building west of the Mississippi. In 1962, the ... More
When it was built in 1914, this 42-story downtown tower was the tallest building west of the Mississippi. In 1962, the 605-foot Space Needle outreached it, and for many years afterwards, the Seattle skyline was bracketed by these two spires. Today Smith Tower, with its many windows and ornate pyramid top, is still a beloved Seattle edifice. Anybody can waltz in to take an old-fashioned ride in one of the eight brass-caged, manually operated elevators. The 35th floor observation deck has lovely views.
Tour Seattle on a refurbished World War II amphibious landing craft. The 90 minute tour includes such attractions as the
Pike Place Market and Pioneer Square . Then this strange vehicle plunges into Lake Union. The tour cruises past ...
Located on the waterfront, next to the Omnidome, this aquarium features exotic fishes, sea mammals, and other ocean life. See
the sea lions, harbor seals, incredibly cute sea otters, and even come face to face with a shark. New ...
A big, gorgeous space flooded with natural light, Gail Gibson's Gallery on the second floor emphasizes photography and sculpture, often
in combination. Themes vary at the whim of the artist and the gallery owner. You might see a retrospective ...