Seattle is known for several iconic tourist attractions, the Space Needle and Pike Place Market.
This walking tour takes you on a nice loop which covers the highlights of downtown Seattle.
Stop 1: Pike Place Market (Pike St and 1st Ave) is a 3 square block area featuring the market itself and surrounding stores, coffee shops, bars, and restaurants, and dessert places. This is a fun area to explore for an hour or two. The highlights include:
The original Starbucks coffeeshop.
The fish market where they throw the fish.
The actual market stalls and small stores.
Stop 2: Two blocks down to the Elliot Bay waterfront, the Seattle Great Wheel, Wings Over Washington, and the Seattle Aquarium, are located.
Stop 3: Westlake Mall
Stop 4: The Space Needle and the surrounding area includes the following highlights:
- Museum of Pop Culture
- Pacific Science Center
- Key Arena
- Memorial Stadium
- Seattle Children's Museum
- PACCAR IMAX Theater