The Seattle Center was once the location of the World’s Fair in 1962, and it is now the “hot spot” for Seattle’s arts and entertainment world. The 74 acres of land is the home of many leisure, fun and interesting attractions – such as the Space Needle and Chihuly Gardens. In addition, this public gathering area is the location where events are hosted, to build a strong community and inspire the human heart.
At the Chihuly Garden and Glass, you will learn about the life, career and inspiration that drive Dale Chihuly. This venue is wheelchair accessible, and children under three years of age can enjoy this spectacular display for free.
Pike Place Market is located in downtown Seattle, and this nine (9) acre historical district is a vibrant neighborhood, where residents, small businesses, farmers, and crafters call their home.
Beneath the Streets Tour is a fun and historically accurate tour of the city. This tour books up fast, and is limited to only 20 people. There are also tours that are led by a Spanish speaking guide. Tours are offered seven (7) days a week, and you can expect to walk about three (3) city blocks, exploring the underground passages of Pioneer Square.
Learn about the legends, myths and facts about this Asian community in Seattle by local Asian guides. Experience the spirit, the soul and the traditions of the Chinatown district. There are tours available without a food option, but after smelling all the fragrances of roast duck, hom bows and Chinese herbs, it will be more than likely, that you may opt for a 6-course Dim-Sum lunch or an 8-course banquet tour. All guided tours will provide you with an introduction, and the option to leisurely view the Wing Luke Museum the day of the tour.
Seattle Aquarium is one of the top ten (10) largest aquariums in the United States. Since the doors opened in 1977, there have been about 25 million visitors that have been educated and awed by marine life. A major expansion of the aquarium was conducted in 2007, and added 18,000 square feet of space to the facility. Not only does this facility hold a 120,000 gallon exhibit, but there is also a café, gift shop, and a special events meeting area.
The mission of this aquarium is to continually inspire conservation of the marine environment, and they stay in line with this mission by their exhibits, events, research and educational programs.
For all chocolate lovers, take this amazing Chocolate Indulgence and Walking Tour, and be treated to some of the best confectioners in the area. The tour will start at the Cupcake Royal, which is located at 108 Pine Street, Seattle, WA. Check-in time is 15 minutes prior to the actual start time of the tour. You can expect to learn everything there is to know about chocolate, and you can try at least 15 different decadent samples of chocolate. Dietary restrictions and allergies (such as diary and gluten) cannot be accommodated on this tour.
There is lot to see and do in the beautiful city of Seattle. While you’re here, make sure to set up an appointment with your top local dentist to keep your smile healthy and beautiful.