With numerous fun-but-tacky tourist shops and the Alaskan Way Viaduct thundering overhead, it's a wonder any natives visit ... More
With numerous fun-but-tacky tourist shops and the Alaskan Way Viaduct thundering overhead, it's a wonder any natives visit Seattle Waterfront. The views are spectacular, the Bainbridge Island ferry leaves from Colman Dock, and the popular Summer Nights at the Pier concerts play at Pier 62/63. The Seattle Aquarium and the Odyssey Maritime Discovery Center are also here. The old streetcar clangs along the length of the waterfront and the green spaces of Myrtle Edwards Park take over from the concrete mayhem at the northern end.
In an area surrounded by water, travel by boat makes sense. Washington State Ferry is the largest ferry system in
the United States, serving nearly 18 million commuters and visitors a year. Eight routes service 20 terminals, including the ...
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 ...
The Seattle Art Museum is internationally recognized for its excellent collection of Asian, African and Native American art and for
its fine collection of modern art produced by Pacific Northwest artists. The permanent collection includes 21,000 pieces and while ...