What to do in Seattle in one day

09:00 – Palladian Hotel

09:30 – Pike Place Market

10:30 – Original Starbucks

11:00 – Chihuly Garden and Glass

12:30 – Sky City Restaurant at Space Needle

14:00 – Seattle Art Museum

16:00 – The Crumpet Shop

17:00 – Seattle Waterfront

18:30 – Seattle Great Wheel

19:30 – Six Seven Restaurant

21:00 – Enjoy a show at Benaroya Hall

22:30 – Beers at The Pike Pub and Brewery

23:59 – Foundation Nightclub

 

We mapped out your day trip in Seattle

Each highlight of your day trip is numbered, simply follow the guide

What you should absolutely know about Seattle

City highlights, food & drinks, expressions, weather, how to get there and how to get around

The glorious Pacific Northwest city of Seattle is surrounded by water, mountains and evergreen forests. Nicknamed “The Emerald City”, Seattle is the perfect city for adventurers, hikers, and hipsters. The city is a foodie’s paradise and a great hang out for everything artsy. Enjoy your day trip to Seattle with a large coffee to start your day off right at the original Starbucks Coffee before visiting the Museum of Flight and Pacific Science Center. During you Seattle day trips, wander among the beautiful glass art at Chihuly Garden and Glass or spend your day hopping from coffee shop to coffee shop, sipping handcrafted lattes and people watching. Kayak at the San Juan Islands or embark on a whale-watching cruise

See the city from atop the popular Space Needle and dine it its uncommon revolving restaurant or see a wide array of animals at the Woodland Park Zoo. Learn about music history at the Experience Music Project Museum or take in all the sights at the famous Seattle Pike Place Market

Seattle has awesome clam chowder, pizza, and crumpets. Fried oysters are a must-have for any seafood lover and the city claims the title for some of the country’s best coffee. Enjoy tasty barbecue sandwiches and beers or indulge in a creamy grilled cheese sandwich

“Filthy” is Seattle slang for “cool”. “The mountains are out” is a way to describe how far you can see out from Seattle. “Muck-a-mucks” is slang for the wealthy. A six pack of beer is referred to as a “rack of beer”

Summers temperatures hover at a comfortable 75 degrees. Fall is rainy and temperatures drop to the 40s. Lots of rain and occasional snow during the winter months. Spring brings strong Pacific winds and temperatures in the 60s

Take the Link light rail into the city for $2.50 per ticket. A taxi or towncar will cost around $45 to $50 to get from the airport to the city. Ride the bus that picks up past Baggage Claim 1 for $3

Bike culture is huge in Seattle, so the best way to see the city may be atop a bike. The popular King County Metro bus travels all over for $3 per ticket and rides the light rails

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