Top 60 Things to do in Seattle, Washington

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.

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

$27
per person

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
Body Wrap of Choice by Penelope & The Beauty Bar
Rejuvenate and nourish yourself with an hour long body wrap that leaves your skin feeling softer, smoother, and reinvigorated. Choose from a slimming and detoxifying or a firming body wrap, depending on your treatment goals, and relax as your skin... Read More

Categories: Spas & Beauty

1 hour

Free cancellation

$165
per person

Boeing Factory & Future of Flight Center Tour by Customized Tours
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 person

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
Chef-Guided Tour of Pike Place Market with Food Samples by Eat Seattle
Get the inside scoop on where Seattle's best chefs get the ingredients to prepare their spectacular dishes. Follow a chef through the city's world-famous Pike Place Market and interact with artisan vendors who offer some of the world's freshest, most... 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

$23
per person

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
Combo Ticket: Space Needle Observatory Deck & Chihuly Garden and Glass
Prepare the be blown away as you are flashed up 520 feet (159 m) to the Space Needle’s observation deck, where extraordinary 360-degree views of the Emerald City await you. Then, back on ground level, explore the magical world of... Read More

Categories: Attractions

1 day

$38
per person

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

$25
per person

Emerald City Highlights Tour
Pair pop culture with humor and history as you drive by Seattle highlights like Pike Place Market, Pioneer Square, and the Space Needle. Get a chance to snap photos of iconic sights like the floating houseboat from Sleepless in Seattle... Read More

Categories: Tours & Sightseeing

1 hour 30 minutes

$36
per person

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

$22
per person

European Facial by Penelope & The Beauty Bar
Rejuvenate and cleanse with a luxury European facial by some of the most skilled facialists at Penelope and The Beauty Bar. Nourish your skin with a facial that includes a series of cleansing, exfoliation, extractions, facial massage, mask, and hydration... Read More

Categories: Spas & Beauty

50 minutes

Free cancellation

$165
per person

Future of Flight Aviation Center & Boeing Factory Tour by Tours Northwest
Head to Boeing’s massive Everett factory for a closeup view of engineers and technicians assembling next-generation planes. Learn about the newest developments in aviation, and get a pilot’s perspective by turning the dials and touching the controls inside the cockpit... Read More

Categories: Attractions, Tours & Sightseeing

6 hours

Free cancellation

$79
per person

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 person

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
Indoor Skydiving Experience by iFLY
Experience all the plummeting, free fall, and soaring sensations of skydiving without ever getting on a plane. This indoor skydiving experience puts you in a vertical wind tunnel, so you can float weightlessly in space for an unforgettable adrenaline rush... Read More

Categories: Adventures

1 hour

Free cancellation

$60
per person

Market-to-Table Cooking Class & Shopping Tour of Pike Place Market
Make your way through the bustling streets of downtown Seattle to world-famous Pike Place Market for a cooking class and shopping tour. The market offers some of the world's freshest, most flavorful seafood and produce, all laid out in beautiful... Read More
MetroDemic City Team Building Game by KurioCity Games
Save the city from a deadly epidemic in 90 minutes using only your brain power and mobile phone. Gather your team of 2-4 for an exhilarating, team building event as you race around downtown Bellevue to save virtual lives. Read More

Categories: Adventures

1 hour 30 minutes

$35
Group ( 2 to 4 Travelers )

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 person

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: Adventures, Tours & Sightseeing

10 hours 30 minutes

$247
per person

One-Way Private Water Taxi from Anacortes to Friday Harbor
Skip the long ferry lines and cruise across the Puget Sound in your own private water taxi. Board a water taxi, which offers plenty of room to transport a large group, luggage, or even kayaks, and then motor across the... Read More

Categories: Day Cruises & Water Activities, Tours & Sightseeing

4 hours

Free cancellation

$1,083
Group ( 1 to 18 Travelers )

One-Way Private Water Taxi from Friday Harbor to Anacortes
Escape the traffic jams and packed ferry transports, and enjoy a private water taxi transport to Anacortes. Cruise across the crystal blue waters of Puget Sound on your spacious vessel, great for large groups, luggage, and even kayak transports. Read More

Categories: Day Cruises & Water Activities, Tours & Sightseeing

4 hours

Free cancellation

$1,083
Group ( 1 to 18 Travelers )

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, the... Read More

Categories: Events & Shows, Sports, Tickets & Passes

2 hours

Free cancellation

$35
per person

Perfectly Polished Manicure & Pedicure by Penelope & The Beauty Bar
Take some time to pamper yourself with a soothing manicure and pedicure from an expert nail technician. Sit back to enjoy a gentle hand and foot massage, nail bed maintenance, and a beautiful top coat of polish or a clean... Read More

Categories: Spas & Beauty

1 hour 50 minutes

Free cancellation

$120
per person

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 Cascade Range, Leavenworth & Snoqualmie Pass Tour with Lunch
The mountains are calling on this full-day loop through the wilderness of the Cascade Range. Keep your eyes peeled for Bigfoot at Stevens Pass and Bridal Veil Falls, soak up the Bavarian charm in the village of Leavenworth, and ride... Read More

Categories: Tours & Sightseeing

11 hours

Free cancellation

$383
per person

Private Full-Day Native Salish Tribes & Suquamish Museum Tour
Immerse yourself in the culture and heritage of Seattle's native inhabitants with a visit to the Port Madison Indian Reservation. Ferry across the water from downtown, visit the Suquamish Museum to see artifacts from the home of Chief Seattle, and... Read More

Categories: Attractions, Tours & Sightseeing

7 hours

Free cancellation

$266
per person

Private Full-Day Yakima & Columbia Valley Winetasting Tour
Head over the mountains into Eastern Washington, leaving the rainy coastal climate of Seattle for the sun-drenched desert hills of the Yakima and Columbia valleys. Spend a full day sipping great Northwest wines as you check out the vineyards of... Read More

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

11 hours

Free cancellation

$415
per person

Private Mount St. Helens National Volcanic Monument Tour
Ride through the rolling hills of Washington State and toward the dramatic slopes that lead to Mount St. Helens' volcanic rim. Learn about the eruption that shook this region in 1981 and make a special trip to the visitor's center,... Read More

Categories: Attractions, Tours & Sightseeing

12 hours

Free cancellation

$392
per person

Private Olympic National Park Full-Day Tour
Trade skyscrapers and streetcars for towering pines and dramatic rock formations as you leave Seattle and take a trip around Washington's Olympic Peninsula. Trek through moss-covered rainforests, stroll along rugged coastal beaches, and look for salmon spawning in the rushing... Read More

Categories: Tours & Sightseeing

14 hours

Free cancellation

$349
per person

Private Sommelier-Led Winetasting Tour in Columbia Valley with Lunch
Set out for a relaxing, hands-on, and educational wine appreciation tour with a certified sommelier and wine country expert as your guide. Sample regional varietals, linger over an al fresco lunch among the vines, and tour the cellar and winemaking... Read More
Private SUV: Seattle–Tacoma International Airport (SEA) by My Ride
Enjoy convenient private transportation between Seattle–Tacoma International Airport (SEA) and your hotel in the comfort of an SUV. The zones to select from include: Read More

Categories: Airport Shuttles & Limos

35 minutes

Free cancellation

$150
per person

Private Tour of Leavenworth, a Bavarian Alpine Village
Leavenworth, a Bavarian-themed village in the heart of the Cascades, has something for everyone, whether you're looking to sip pints in lederhosen at Oktoberfest, find some of the area's most picturesque hiking trails, or just eat, drink, and shop while... Read More

Categories: Tours & Sightseeing

11 hours

Free cancellation

$383
per person

Private Tour to Snoqualmie Falls & Boehm's Chocolates
Venture east of the city to the mist-shrouded Snoqualmie Falls, a cascade that tumbles 298 feet (82 m) against the evergreen backdrop of the Cascade Mountains. Then, head into charming and historic downtown Issaquah to tour a chocolate factory and... Read More

Categories: Attractions, Tours & Sightseeing

6 hours

Free cancellation

$270
per person

Private Towncar: Seattle–Tacoma International Airport (SEA) by My Ride
Enjoy convenient private transportation between SeaTac International Airport (SEA) and your hotel in the comfort of a towncar. The zones to select from include: Read More

Categories: Airport Shuttles & Limos

35 minutes

Free cancellation

$68
per person

Private Van: Seattle–Tacoma International Airport (SEA) by My Ride
Enjoy convenient private transportation between Seattle–Tacoma International Airport (SEA) and your hotel in the comfort of a minivan. The zones to select from include: Read More

Categories: Airport Shuttles & Limos

35 minutes

Free cancellation

$150
per person

Private Woodinville Winetasting Tour
Sip your way through the wonderful world of Northwest wines on this half-day excursion to beautiful Woodinville, Western Washington's hub of vineyards and tasting rooms. Learn about what sets winemaking in this region apart as you visit 3 different wineries... Read More

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

5 hours

Free cancellation

$255
per person

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

Categories: Day Cruises & Water Activities, Tours & Sightseeing

1 hour 30 minutes

Free cancellation

$32
per person

San Juan Islands Orca Wildlife Kayaking Tour by San Juan Safaris
Embark on a kayaking adventure off Roche Harbor in search of orcas inhabiting the waters surrounding San Juan Island. A professional marine naturalist leads the group and provides fascinating knowledge of Puget Sound’s ecosystem, as well as current conservation efforts... Read More

Categories: Adventures, Day Cruises & Water Activities, Tours & Sightseeing

3 hours

Free cancellation

$81
per person

Scenic Seaplane Flight by Kenmore Air
Take to the skies and view the fabulous beauty Seattle has to offer via seaplane. Read More

Categories: Air, Balloon & Helicopter Tours

20 minutes

Free cancellation

$99
per person

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 person

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 person

Seattle CityPASS
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 own schedule. Read More

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

9 days

Free cancellation

$69
per person

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 person

Shared Shuttle: Sea-Tac Airport (SEA) by Shuttle Express
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 person

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 person

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 person

Shore Excursion: Pre-Cruise Seattle City Highlights Tour
Before embarking on your cruise, soak up some of the Pacific Northwest’s most definitive sights during a Seattle city highlights tour. The Emerald City is bursting with contemporary architecture, striking views of nature, and beloved tourist destinations—all of which are... Read More

Categories: Tours & Sightseeing

1 hour 30 minutes

$49
per person

Signature Massage by Penelope & The Beauty Bar
Treat yourself to a relaxing massage by some of the most professional and trained massage therapists available. Calm your mind and body in Penelope and The Beauty Bar's serene environment, and experience the therapeutic motions of a synergy of massage... Read More

Categories: Spas & Beauty

50 minutes

Free cancellation

$155
per person

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, Land Adventures, Tours & Sightseeing

2 hours 30 minutes

Free cancellation

$15
per person

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 person

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

1 hour

$23
per person

SpaFinder Gift Card
Pamper yourself with a facial, sweat it out in hot yoga, or ease into a state of calm with a soothing massage—however you find your bliss, the Spafinder gift card can get you there. With more than 20,000 participating wellness... Read More

Categories: Spas & Beauty

$50
per person

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 person

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 person

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 person

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 person

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

$14
per person

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