Things to do in Seattle

It is many things you can do in Seattle, like Space Needle, Seattle Aquarium, Pacific Science Center and many more. Seattle is a city in the northwest of the United States in Washington State. Seattle is the largest city in that federal state and has about 600,000 inhabitants. The urban area has a population of 3,6 million people. The city lies on the banks of the Pacific Ocean to the Gulf of Puget Sound. Seattle is surrounded by mountains, and the relief of the city itself is hilly. Seattle is the center of modern technology and highly educated workforce. Because of its position, the city is quite cloudy and rainy but much of it was not fun, and you will not get bored if you visit.

 

THINGS TO SEE IN SEATTLE

Space Needle – most famous and most visited attractions in Seattle. The structure reaches 184 m (605 ft). You can climb to the top of the structure and have the best view of Seattle, or sit in a restaurant and eat your dinner overlooking the city. The observation deck is at 158 m (520 ft). The SkyCity restaurant revolves at 152 m (500 ft). On a clear day, you can get great views of Mt. Rainier, the tallest mountain in the state of Washington.

 

CenturyLink Field – a stadium that is home to NFL’s Seattle Seahawks and MLS’s Seattle Sounders. The stadium is architecturally designed so that it creates a lot of noise. Location of the stadium is south of downtown. The stadium has a reputation as one of the loudest stadiums in the World.

 

Safeco Field – is home to the MLS’s team Seattle Mariners. Safeco Field is a retractable roof stadium near CenturyLink Field. The stadium has a unique retractable roof that only acts as an umbrella for the stands and field rather than a complete climate-controlled enclosure.

 

Pacific Science Center – is a science museum designed by Minoru Yamasaki for the 1962 World’s Fair in Seattle. There is many events, exhibits and education programs like programs for kids, teens, school groups, families, adults, and communities. You can spend almost all day in the museum.

 

Seattle Aquarium – is the 7th most visited aquarium in the United States. There are more than 380 species of birds, fish, invertebrates, and marine mammals. There are many exhibits in the aquarium and also more than 800,000 visitors each year.

 

Argosy Cruises Harbor Tour – relax and enjoy the skyline while someone else does the navigating. You can see spectacular Seattle skyline, one of the world’s largest shipping terminals, Space Needle and more. The ride takes about an hour.

 

PRICES IN SEATTLE

If you travel to Seattle maybe you should pay little attention to prices. We bring you some prices in Seattle.

Entertainment prices:

Ticket for movie     12 $

Ticket for theater     91 $

One cocktail drink     10 $

One beer in pub     5.40 $

Cappuccino     3.92 $

Coke     1.84 $

McDonald’s meal     7 $

Average dinner for two     54 $

 

Transportation prices

Local transport one-way ticket     2.50 $

Taxi start     2.75 $

Taxi 1 km     1.68 $

 

Ticket prices for attractions

Space needle     13 – 36 $

CenturyLink Field tour     5 – 12 $

Safeco Field tour     10 – 12 $

Seattle Aquarium     15.95 – 22.95 $

Argosy Cruises Harbor tour     11.50 – 23 $

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