Conveniently located across the street from Sea-Tac Airport, Red Lion Hotel Seattle Airport is within 17 miles of downtown Seattle, Pike Place Market, and the ...
Sure, we know Seattle as the misty mountain home of the Space Needle and Starbucks, but there is plenty more to see here. Art and culture buffs get their fix in Pioneer Square, the home of dozens of galleries, while museum-goers flock to museums for free entry on the first Thursday of each month. Not in Seattle on a Thursday? The Frye Art Museum and Klondike Gold Rush Museum is always free.
From the after-dark vibe to family-friendly attractions, CheapTickets is your one-stop shop for budget-busting tips on your Seattle vacation.
Seattle vacations can take individuals to a variety of different locations, since the climate and happenings in the area are so diverse. In the summer, visitors might want to enjoy the ocean and take advantage of the drier weather. The winter months bring the most rain, which can be a bit unpleasant when combined with colder temperatures. As a result, prices are cheaper during the winter. Do not miss Seattle during the summer when the Pike Place Market, with its unique shops and produce stands, is in full swing and the Seattle Mariners are playing at the breathtaking Safeco Field.
Gasworks Park, located just north of downtown, provides outstanding views of the city and the ocean, as well as being important historically.
Visit Seattle during the Seafair Cup, a hydroplane boat race held in mid-summer on Lake Washington.
Take in a Broadyway-style performance at the 5th Avenue Theatre, built in 1926.
Check out the Space Needle Tower, built in 1962, with its fantastic view of the city and a restaurant for hungry visitors.
Seattle travel is not complete without a tour of Puget Sound, as countless tours leave from the piers daily and provide an incredible experience.
Seen from Frasier's balcony in the eponymous TV series, this Seattle icon is due to celebrate its 50th birthday in 2013. What better way to salute this skyline stunner than by paying it a visit. If you want to treat yourself on your Seattle travels, eat at the revolving Sky City restaurant. Otherwise, just hop in the elevator to the best city views in the Northwest, with everything from Mount Rainier to Elliott Bay just a camera click away.
The iconic Seattle Public Market is a must for any Seattle vacation. Set on the pier and boasting some of Seattle's oldest vendors, Pike Place Market is a must any time of the year. While there's a lot of touristy stuff to wade through, there are also loads of quality fresh produce and Seattle specialties. Visit early morning to see those famous flying fish.
Coffee giants may or may not be your thing, but the world's first Starbucks is worth a stroll by. You can grab a cappuccino if you'd like, but the real treat is the barbershop quartet that sings out the front each day.
This family-friendly destination reveals Seattle's maritime character. Watch colorful sea anemones sway in massive tanks, or take the kiddies to a dive show. Stroke sea critters in the Puget Sound tide pools, or watch a fish feeding frenzy in the Underwater Dome. While admission to Seattle Aquarium is about $20 for ages 13 and up, it's free for children ages 3 and under.
With an IMAX theater, planetarium, laser dome, science exhibits and live demos, this place is perfect for visiting with the kids in tow on your Seattle travels. The exhibits cost a budget-friendly $14 for adults and $9 for kids, while IMAX theatre admission costs extra.
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