Things to do in Seattle

Seattle is replete with iconic symbols, from the Space Needle to Pike Place Market . If you’ve never been to the Pacific Northwest, Seattle is a great place to start. Things to do in Seattle, WA range from the culinary to the adventurous, and everything in between. Whether your heart is set on fresh seafood, visiting the original Starbucks®, or kayaking, you can find a way to stay busy in the Washington city. Seattle tours by land or sea are also available to help you cover more ground in less time than exploring on your own will allow.

2-Day James Island Sea Kayaking & Camping Adventure
An exciting land and sea adventure, this 2-day trip includes kayaking, camping, hiking and beachcombing on and around remote and uninhabited James Island. Enjoy the fresh air and stunning coastal scenery as you dive into outdoor activities, and relax at... Read More
2-Day Lopez Island Sea Kayaking & Camping Adventure
A fun-filled exciting land and sea escapade suitable for all ages, this 2-day excursion includes activities such as kayaking, hiking, and bike riding on and around Lopez Island, “The Friendly Isle.” Camp under the stars and enjoy delightful outdoor activities... Read More
5-Day Bike & Kayak Camping Adventure in the San Juan Islands
Escape the confines of the city and get in touch with your inner explorer on this fun and adventurous tour through the ruggedly beautiful San Juan Islands. Accompanied by experienced guides, dive into activities like stand-up paddling, kayaking, and biking,... Read More
5-Day Kayak Teaching Trip in the San Juan Islands
Learn how to plan, strategize, and design your very own kayaking trip on this fun-filled training adventure. Complete a near circumnavigation of the San Juan Islands with an ACA-certified guide to further develop your kayaking and paddling skills and to... Read More
Argosy Cruise of Ballard Locks
Enjoy a narrated cruise over Lake Union, Hiram M. Chittenden (Ballard) Locks, Puget Sound, and Elliott Bay. Sit back and let your captain do the driving as you get a waterfront view of some quintessential Seattle destinations. Read More

Categories: Day Cruises & Water Activities, Tours & Sightseeing

2 hours 30 minutes

Free cancellation

$41
per adult

Argosy Seattle Harbor Cruise
Get acquainted with Seattle's historic waterfront from the watery side of the wharf on this fully narrated cruise of Elliot Bay and Seattle Harbor. This cruise takes you around the shoreline and provides up-close views of area attractions as well... Read More

Categories: Day Cruises & Water Activities, Tours & Sightseeing

1 hour

Free cancellation

$25
per adult

Argosy Seattle Lakes Cruise from Seattle
Take a cruise over Lake Union and Lake Washington. See the houseboat community depicted in the classic Sleepless in Seattle. Check out views of Mt. Rainier, Husky Stadium, and some of the homes of Seattle's rich and famous. Read More

Categories: Day Cruises & Water Activities, Tours & Sightseeing

2 hours

Free cancellation

$34
per adult

Beginner Pole Dancing Spins & Transitions Class
Be welcomed into the world of pole dancing with this safe and fun beginner’s class. Enjoy an energetic and novel workout, while your instructor teaches you the basic techniques of choreography, spins, and floor work. Read More

Categories: Adventures

1 hour 30 minutes

$25
per adult

Belltown Restaurant Tour
Discover why the Northwest is famous for its market-fresh salmon and oysters, local sushi, and fusion of multi-cultural dishes on this walking dinner party. Guided by expert foodies, sample one course at five local restaurants, encompassing a wide range of... Read More
Boeing Factory & Future of Flight Center Tour with Transfers
A tour of Boeing's immense Everett factory gives you an up-close look at some of the most impressive vehicles in aviation. Discover the world of air travel and airliner design as you view the assembly of the Boeing 787 Dreamliner... Read More

Categories: Attractions, Tours & Sightseeing

4 hours 30 minutes

Free cancellation

$67
per adult

Capitol Hill Food & Culture Tour
Capitol Hill is a uniquely urban area in Seattle, rich in culture and culinary flair. Alongside a passionate tour guide, explore this trendy neighborhood and sample your way through the many distinctive eateries and coffeehouses. Read More
Capitol Hill's Best Eateries Food Tour
Join like-minded foodies on the ultimate roaming dinner tour. Visit some favorite local restaurants in Seattle's trendy Capitol Hill neighborhood. As you explore some hidden gems in the Emerald City, let the conversation flow and taste your way through a... Read More
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Chihuly Garden and Glass displays and explores the inspirations and influences of Northwest artist Dale Chihuly. The exhibition includes 8 galleries, 3 drawing walls, a glasshouse, garden, and theater. Read More

Categories: Attractions

1 hour

$21
per adult

Chocolate Indulgence Tour
Seattle's best confectioners and chocolate makers are visited on this walking tour highlighting everything there is to know about chocolate. More than 15 decadent chocolate tastings, including a handcrafted chocolate cocktail, are sure to delight as you discover the sweet... Read More
Class III Rafting on the Wenatchee River
The mighty Wenatchee River offers an ideal setting for first-time paddlers and advanced adventurers alike. Plunge through drops to calmer natural pools of flowing water with expert guides, admire the rugged beauty of the scenery, and feel the rush of... Read More

$88
per adult

Dining at Hard Rock Cafe with Priority Seating
Dine like a rock star among pop, soul, and rock 'n' roll memorabilia—costumes and instruments from your favorite musicians—at the Hard Rock Cafe. Skip the lines with priority seating and enjoy a classic meal and a cookie. Read More

Categories: Culinary Experiences, Restaurants & Nightlife

2 hours

Free cancellation

$23
per adult

EMP Museum
Hands-on experiences, iconic artifact displays, and in-depth exhibitions dedicated to the past, the present, and the supremely cool moments of pop culture make EMP Museum a destination unlike any other. Read More

Categories: Attractions

2 hours

Free cancellation

$20
per adult

Family Rafting Adventure on the Skykomish River
Immerse yourself in an exciting activity the whole family can take part in. Put the athlete inside you to the test and conquer the rugged scenery of the Skykomish River. Read More

$93
per adult

Flying Trapeze All-Levels Class
Enjoy a flying trapeze class that is suitable for all skill levels. Whether you are a beginner or an aspiring circus professional, your instructor can offer you invaluable tips and techniques to help you become a better performer. Read More

Categories: Adventures

2 hours

$60
per adult

Future of Flight Boeing Factory Tour & Gallery
Just outside downtown Seattle sits the largest building in the world by volume, the Boeing Everett Factory. On this guided tour, witness the behind-the-scenes production of the 747, 767, 777, and the newest and most advanced plane, the 787 Dreamliner. Read More

Categories: Attractions

1 hour 30 minutes

Free cancellation

$16
per adult

Gourmet Seattle Walking Tour
The finest culinary treats from some of Seattle's most unique restaurants are presented on this gourmet walking food tour of Pike Place Market. Meet award-winning chefs, sample delectable cuisine, and learn about the rich food culture within this scenic city.... Read More
Guided Hop-On Hop-Off Trolley Tour
This guided tour connects you to Seattle's renowned attractions and neighborhoods. The convenience and comfort of this tour allows you to explore the city at your own pace. Along the way, guides share stories about the historical and cultural significance... Read More

Categories: Attractions, Land Adventures, Tours & Sightseeing

1 day

Free cancellation

$32
per adult

Introduction Class to Silks - Aerial Arts
Come to grips with one of the more impressive aerial arts—silks—with this introductory class to the skillful discipline. By practicing the climbs, locks and hangs you can develop elements of your strength and flexibility in a full-body workout that is... Read More

Categories: Adventures

2 hours

$30
per adult

Kayaking Adventure along Lopez Island
The evergreen landscapes and friendly residents of Lopez await. Leave the hustle and bustle of the city behind and explore for yourself the dramatic coastline of this island, as you leisurely paddle and admire local wildlife from your vantage point. Read More
Learning the Basics: Kayaking Course & Tour on the Skykomish River
Join in the watery fun and learn the basics of kayaking from expert instructors on the whitewater of Skykomish River. The combination of theory and practical sessions provides even beginners with the skills required to confidently kayak on Class II... Read More

$196
per adult

Mount Rainier Full-Day Tour by Customized Tours
Escape the buzz of the city and venture out to the 5th most popular national park in the United States. From evergreen forests and wildflower-filled meadows, to thundering waterfalls and massive glaciers—immerse yourself in the stunning natural beauty of Mount... Read More

Categories: Tours & Sightseeing

10 hours

Free cancellation

$112
per adult

Mount St. Helens National Volcanic Monument
See the most powerful attraction in Washington, Mount St. Helens, notorious for its catastrophic eruption in 1980. Take an up-close look at the restored ecosystem and learn about the events of that historic and fateful day. Read More

Categories: Tours & Sightseeing

12 hours

$246
per adult

Mt. Rainier Glaciers, Waterfalls & Wildlife Tour
Embark on a guided adventure of Mt. Rainier, known as Washington’s crown jewel, and experience all it has to offer. Explore the slopes of this active volcano boasting a variety of wildlife, old growth forests, glaciers, and waterfalls. Read More

Categories: Tours & Sightseeing

10 hours 30 minutes

$246
per adult

Mt. Rainier Tour
Mt. Rainier's old-growth forests, wildflower-filled meadows, and thundering waterfalls are waiting to take your breath away. This small-group tour allows you ample time to explore the mountain's trails and the interpretive center to learn more about this scenic national park. Read More

Categories: Tickets & Passes, Tours & Sightseeing

10 hours

Free cancellation

$129
per adult

Olympic National Park Summits, Birds & Beaches Tour
Led by a naturalist guide, explore the stunning peninsula's treasured Olympic National Park. With several activities to choose from such as hiking, nature walks, or sightseeing from an adventure-outfitted vehicle, your guide helps you experience the beauty of the area.... Read More

Categories: Tours & Sightseeing

11 hours 30 minutes

$246
per adult

Parlor Live Comedy Club Show & Billiards in Bellevue
Head out to Parlor Live Comedy Club, in Bellevue, for an evening of delectable food and drinks, dancing, and some of the funniest national headlining comedians. With past performances from A-list stand-up comics like Chris Kattan and Shawn Wayans,... Read More

Categories: Events & Shows, Sports, Tickets & Passes

2 hours

Free cancellation

$35
per adult

Pike Place Market - Guided Classics Tour by Savor Seattle
Pike Place Market is one of Seattle's most celebrated culinary landmarks. With this walking tour get a behind-the-scenes look at the local merchants, unique delicacies, and exceptional people that give this place its vibrant feel. Read More
Private River Kayaking Lesson
Whether you are a beginner or a pro, develop your kayaking skills with the expertise of a private instructor. The combination of theory and practical sessions enables you to build a solid foundation and master the essential skills of this... Read More

$247
per adult

Redmond to Redhook Brewery Kayaking Tour
Explore the beautiful riverbank from a different perspective while paddling along the calms waters of the Sammamish River on your way to the acclaimed Redhook Brewery. With a relaxed pace, the trek to Woodinville is perfect for beginners and experienced... Read More

$87
per adult

Ride the Ducks
Climb aboard for a lively and cheeky land and sea tour—complete with quacker noisemakers and joke-cracking skippers. From the comfort of an open-air, amphibious WWII landing craft, see the Space Needle, Pike Place Market, and Lake Union. Read More

Categories: Day Cruises & Water Activities, Tours & Sightseeing

1 hour 30 minutes

Free cancellation

$32
per adult

San Juan Island: Full-Day Private Quest for Orcas, Pigs & Wine
Journey to the San Juan archipelago—known for its incredible wildlife and natural landscapes—on a full-day private tour that showcases the region’s abundant treasures. Read More

Categories: Tours & Sightseeing

14 hours

$1,314
per adult

San Juan Islands & Whale-Watching Day Tour
A high-speed passenger ferry takes you out to the San Juan Islands where a whale watch and a sea-life search await. After an exhilarating expedition, explore charming Friday Harbor with time for both shopping and lunch before returning to Seattle... Read More

Categories: Day Cruises & Water Activities, Tours & Sightseeing

1 day

Free cancellation

$130
per adult

San Juan Whale Watching & Wildlife Tour
San Juan Island is one of the world's best places to view Orca whales in the wild. Naturalists point out fascinating wildlife while cruising along the rugged coastline. Read More

Categories: Day Cruises & Water Activities, Tours & Sightseeing

3 hours

Free cancellation

$104
per adult

Scenic Seaplane Flight by Kenmore Air
Combining the fun of boating with being airborne, take to the skies and view the fabulous beauty Seattle has to offer via a seaplane. Read More

Categories: Air, Balloon & Helicopter Tours

20 minutes

Free cancellation

$101
per adult

Seattle Art Museum
The Seattle Art Museum (SAM) has been the center for visual arts in the Pacific Northwest since 1933. SAM's three dynamic locations celebrate the region's position as a crossroads, where east meets west, urban meets natural, local meets global. Enjoy... Read More

Categories: Attractions

2 hours 30 minutes

$20
per adult

Seattle City Tour
In the comfort of an air-conditioned tour bus, see quintessential Seattle highlights like the Pike Place Market, Seattle Waterfront, Space Needle, and historic Pioneer Square. Read More

Categories: Tours & Sightseeing

3 hours

Free cancellation

$64
per adult

Seattle CityPASS Attraction Card
Skip the ticket lines at 5 of Seattle's most popular attractions with a multi-ticket booklet that’s valid for 9 consecutive days. This pass is perfect if you want to explore the city on your schedule. Read More

Categories: Attractions, Day Cruises & Water Activities, Tickets & Passes

9 days

Free cancellation

$69
per adult

Shared Coach: Downtown Vancouver - Tulalip Casino / Seattle Premium Outlets
Enjoy convenient shared coach transportation between select Vancouver locations and the Tulalip Casino and the Seattle Premium Outlet Mall. The pick-up and drop-off locations are: Read More

Categories: Airport Shuttles & Limos

4 hours 10 minutes

$43
per adult

Shared Shuttle: Sea-Tac Airport (SEA)
Enjoy convenient and cost-effective shared transportation between Seattle-Tacoma Airport and your hotel aboard a shuttle. For transfers to and from Seattle-Tacoma Airport, the areas to select from include: Read More

Categories: Airport Shuttles & Limos

45 minutes

Free cancellation

$18
per adult

Shared Shuttle: Sea-Tac Airport (SEA) by SpeediShuttle
Enjoy convenient and cost-effective shared transportation between Seattle-Tacoma Airport and your hotel aboard a shuttle. For transfers to and from Seattle-Tacoma Airport, the zones to select from include: Read More

Categories: Airport Shuttles & Limos

50 minutes

Free cancellation

$16
per adult

Shared Shuttle: Seattle- Vancouver
Enjoy convenient shared coach transportation between select Vancouver locations and the Seattle International Airport or select Seattle locations via coach bus. Read More

Categories: Airport Shuttles & Limos

4 hours 30 minutes

Free cancellation

$43
per adult

Small-Group Parisian Lunch Cooking Class
Parisian food is famous around the world for its high-quality cooking, so don't miss a chance to pick up a few tips from the experts. Roll up your sleeves, learn to cook a delicious light lunch under the watchful eye... Read More

Categories: Culinary Experiences, Restaurants & Nightlife

1 hour 30 minutes

$40
per adult

Small-Group Regional Wines & French Cooking Class
Put on your apron and prepare to whip up delicious cuisine, learn new recipes, and cook alongside your classmates on this chef-guided class. Prepare a delectable 3-course dinner—focused on the regional gastronomy of French cuisine. Then pull up a chair... Read More

$80
per adult

Smartphone-Guided City Scavenger Hunt
Embark on an interactive tour of Seattle and explore the city while following hints and completing unique challenges. See landmarks and popular sites such as Pike Place Market, the Gum Wall, and the Seattle Art Museum while you solve clues... Read More

Categories: Adventures, Tours & Sightseeing

2 hours 30 minutes

Free cancellation

$28
per adult

Snoqualmie Falls & Seattle Winery Tour
Explore Washington's viticulture and see the stunning landscapes that the Northwest has to offer on this fascinating tour. Visit award-winning wineries like Chateau Ste. Michelle, see the spectacular Snoqualmie Falls, and stop at a local chocolate shop for some tasty... Read More

Categories: Culinary Experiences, Restaurants & Nightlife, Tours & Sightseeing

6 hours

Free cancellation

$98
per adult

Space Needle Observation Deck
Experience breathtaking territorial views from Seattle’s iconic Space Needle. Enjoy a quick, 41-second elevator ride to the Space Needle’s Observation Deck and soak up this spectacular city from 520 feet (159 m) above the ground. Read More

Categories: Attractions

6 hours

$21

$19
per adult

Space Needle: Dine with a View at SkyCity
An epicurean feast for the senses awaits you atop Seattle’s most iconic landmark—the Space Needle. Witness the stunning vistas while enjoying elegantly prepared meals that use the best local ingredients at the Emerald City’s gently revolving restaurant. Read More

Categories: Attractions, Culinary Experiences, Restaurants & Nightlife

2 hours

Free cancellation

$100
per adult

Speakeasy Distillery Tour
Seattle is famed for its microbrews and local beers, but the Emerald City is also home to a new community of craft distilleries bottling small batches of high-quality spirits from whiskey to gin. Sip your way between tasting rooms and... Read More

Categories: Culinary Experiences, Restaurants & Nightlife

2 hours 30 minutes

$98
per adult

Tastes of Pike Place Market Walking Tour
Enjoy a delicious journey of flavor discovery, mingle with the locals, and taste your way through busy food stalls. Discover hidden eateries and learn the many stories behind Pike Place Market's cultural history. Read More
Teatro ZinZanni: Love, Chaos & Dinner
A combination of comedy, music, dance, cirque, and sensuality await you. Marvel at vibrant colors and fast-paced storytelling while you savor a delectable meal during the show. Read More

$120
per adult

The Museum of Flight
The exhilaration of flight has long sparked the imagination of people everywhere. With over 150 different exhibits dedicated to air and space, the Museum of Flight celebrates the greatest achievements of aviation. Read More

Categories: Attractions, Tours & Sightseeing

1 day

$20
per adult

Tillicum Village Salmon Bake & Cruise
Experience a night of Native American culture and fresh Northwest cuisine at Tillicum Village on Blake Island. A 45-minute cruise whisks you away from Seattle to nearly uninhabited Blake Island. Read More
Ultimate Rafting Experience on the Skykomish River with Lunch
Spend your day on a thrilling adventure by rafting along the Skykomish River. Test your courageous spirit as you conquer Class III to Class V whitewater rapids, and recharge your batteries with a delicious grilled ribeye steak for lunch. Read More

$120
per adult

Woodinville Boutique Wine Trail Experience
A premier hot spot in Washington for wine touring, Woodinville is home to more than 140 wineries. Experience three of Woodinville’s most acclaimed wineries with private and exclusive tours and tastings. Read More

$137
per adult

Woodland Park Zoo
Immerse yourself in the animal kingdom at Woodland Park Zoo, the 92-acre (37-ha) home to more than 1,100 animals and 300 species. The divided bioclimatic zones allow you to visit endangered Asian elephants, feed African giraffes, and meet Asian small-clawed... Read More

Categories: Attractions

2 hours 30 minutes

Free cancellation

$20
per adult

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