Built for the 1962 World's Fair, the Space Needle is 605 feet high with an observation deck at 520 feet and the rotating SkyCity restaurant at 500 feet. From the top of the Needle one can see not only the Downtown Seattle skyline, but also the Olympic and Cascade Mountains, Mount Rainier, Mount Baker, Elliott Bay and surrounding islands.
The Seattle Aquarium is the ninth largest aquarium in the U.S. by attendance and the region’s premier resource for hands-on marine experiences and conservation education. The Seattle Aquarium offers fun, exciting ways to discover more about the amazing Puget Sound and our world’s one big ocean.
Washington’s leading institution for fun and engaged learning allures curiosity in people of all ages and inspire creative thinking with its award-winning, interactive programs and exhibits. Spend some hours here and explore the IMAX® movie theater, Laser Dome, planetarium shows, live science shows and the tropical butterfly house.
Open since 1907, Pike Place Market is one of the oldest continually operated public farmers' markets in the United States. Overlooking the Elliott Bay waterfront in Seattle, the Market is a place of business for many small farmers, craftspeople and merchants. Pay attention to the “Caution Low Flying Fish” sign as you approach the Pike Place Fish Market, famous for hurling each customer’s fish across the counter for wrapping.
Seattle's 92-acre, award-winning zoo exhibits nearly 1,100 animals representing almost 300 different animal species—from tiny insects to the largest land mammal on the planet, the African elephant. Beside hosting beautiful animals, the Woodland Park Zoo provides shops and some dining options.
Explore some of the most significant moments in rock music, science fiction and popular culture. With its roots in rock 'n' roll, Experience Music Project, commonly known as EMP, serves as a gateway museum, reaching multigenerational audiences through their collections, exhibitions and educational programs.
Chihuly Garden and Glass provides a look at the inspiration and influences that formed the career of artist Dale Chihuly. Located at Seattle Center, Chihuly Garden and Glass includes an Exhibition Hall with eight galleries, the centerpiece Glasshouse and a lush Garden. The Glasshouse presents a suspended 1,400-piece, 100-foot-long sculpture; and the Garden is a backdrop for four monumental sculptures and other installations.
South of Seattle lies the beautiful Mt. Saint Helens, a national forest that houses a sleeping volcano. In close cooperation with the visitor center you can buy the necessary passes and permits to go camping and hiking. Additionally, they also pride themselves as a small museum with quite interesting exhibits. Leave the urban world behind you and dive back into nature by visiting this exquisite location.
If you don't get squeamish from creatures with more than 8 eyes then visiting the Reptile Zoo might be a great idea. With it's location outside of the city, north east of Seattle, it might be quite a drive, but definitely worth it. The Reptile Zoo has everything ranging from snakes to turtles to alligators and even arachnids. Plus, if you've always had a thing for having your own reptile, the zoo gives expert advice on how to start as a beginner.
The wind through your hair, becoming teary eyed from the sheer speed, this is what will happen as you enjoy the 4 wheeled beasts on the tracks. Race around using 20 horse power electric karts in an indoor environment. This is what K1 Speed offers, and they do it well. They offer a special 'Arrive and Drive' option which is especially handy for tourists as you can come and can race a 14 lap race right away with no strings attached. Gear up to race against your friends, family or even the K1 staff.
Get ready for a day of fun, because why so serious? The Family Fun Center in Tukwila makes sure that you will have an awesome day filled with fun activities. From batting cages, to bowling, bumper cars and laser tag, they have it all. There are fun things to do for people of all ages, so be sure to visit them when you're going around Seattle.
A beautiful and iconic park of Seattle is located on Western Avenue and features an amazing combination of both art and nature. It is interesting to mention that the admission is free, and allows you to observe all art on your own leisure. Some of these interesting art pieces include 'Neukom Vivarium' which is a large greenhouse with various plants and trees. Another piece is the Schubert Sonata, a painted steel sculpture to honor musical composers. So when the weather allows it, visit the park and be amazed.
For many people in Seattle the need to escape the urban jungle arises, and so they go pay a visit during lunchtime to the Waterfall Garden. With many tables and little eateries close by you can enjoy a good book or just sit back and relax with some coffee. Don't expect to make any phone calls though, the roaring waterfall is more than just white noise in this case.
The bright green pastures shine bright at the Bear Creek Country Club. If you're a golfer, then this is heaven for you. Spanning a total of 7,026 yards of green enjoyment, and only 15 minutes from downtown Seattle, playing golf here is a great way to spend your time. Several prestigious events also took place here such as the Hudson Cup and USGA. Show the community of Seattle you can do better than a birdie!
When visiting Seattle it is of paramount importance to attend one of America's most famous sports; Baseball. The Seattle Mariners play games every year, and if you just so happen to be in the right season then don't miss out on this great opportunity. Feel the cheering of the crowd, the tension of the game, and even the occasional chance to catch a homerun ball!
The Sky View Observatory is the ninth tallest office building in the world and contains 76 floors. Being 932 feet tall, it is twice the height of the Seattle space needle tower, you can even spot it from a distance. With almost 5000 people working in the tower daily, you can be certain this skyscraper is going to offer you a very unique view.
Visit the last resting place of the legend Bruce Lee and his son. With his gravestone well maintained and where flowers are placed upon a daily it a sight to behold. If a famous gravestone tour is one of your goals in Seattle make sure to also visit Jimi Hendrix's grave in Greenwood Cemetery as well as the grave of Chief Sealth of the famous Suquamish tribe.
When stomachs start rumbling it might be a good idea to visit the Dahlia Lounge. With its wood adorned ceiling, wine colored booths, supported by a soft ambiance of the many ceiling lights, you can feel the stress disappearing. Featuring Northwest cuisine, this imaginative and inventive restaurant has become synonymous with a visit to Seattle.
The 13 Coins Restaurant, a Seattle institution since 1967, offers an exhibition kitchen, live music in the Night Owl Lounge and twice daily happy hour. Open 24 hours. Whether you're going for an all-nighter with a wide selection of wines and cocktails, or a calm morning breakfast with one of their famous omelettes, The 13 Coins offer an enjoyable experience for any mood.
Enjoy fresh seasonal Northwest foods combined with Mediterranean flavors and techniques in a warm, upbeat atmosphere. Besides offering tasty food such as Andaluca paella, grilled halibut and grilled pork tenderloin, they also provide gluten-free menu. Reservations recommended.
When travelling through Seattle, one must definitely have a taste of all the different cultures that are found throughout the city. The Northwest’s first Certified Neapolitan Pizzeria serves wood fired pizzas, salads, gelato and award winning cocktails. Aperitivo Italiano Happy Hour 3-6 p.m. Their pizzaioli are skilled in giving you the toppings that you prefer or would like to see on a pizza. Let your mind go free and enjoy the hospitality of Italy.
Award winning chowders, fresh seafood, prize winning Caesar salad, and outstanding cheeseburgers can all be found at Duke's. Duke set a goal for himself, which is to serve the world's best seafood and to provide it in the most natural way possible, without added chemicals. Enjoy the flavor of the sea with fish coming directly from Alaska.
According to many people who have visited, or live in, Seattle feel that the Altura restaurant belongs in the top 10 of best restaurants in Seattle. They serve many different sorts of seasonal foods and a friendly staff to accommodate you. While some would say the prices are on the high side, you can be guaranteed you will enjoy having dinner here as the quality is top notch according to a recent Seattle magazine.
If you've always been looking for a time machine to go back to 1950 and enjoy dining with class dressed in formals, then Canlis is the place to go in Seattle. With its golden ambiance, classic woodwork, and live music, the trip back in time is almost complete. Having more than 15 awards, make sure to try out their large selection of food on the menu. Do make a reservation to be certain you have spot when you decide to go to Canlis.
If you're looking to add a little bit of Italian flavor to your stay in Seattle, you might want to visit Salumi. It resides in the historic pioneer's district and offers high quality gourmet cured meats as well as other traditional Italian food. This specific way to cure the meat is unique to Salumi and a tradition they have kept since 1903.
The owner Derek Ronspies has had a life changing experience after his visit to Argentina. Here he witnessed and ate from a pig roast, where he learned that an animal's life is a sacred gift and so nothing must be wasted when eating pig. Ever since, Derek has been perfecting his techniques to offer food at an amazing quality with many different recipes.
A restaurant with a mysterious touch, and a very cozy atmosphere, get ready to enjoy homemade Italian/American food. In addition to your meal, there is also live entertainment making sure your night is unforgettable and relaxing. When you have a table in the dining room, there is even the possibility of trapeze artists swinging right over your heads. Let yourself be absorbed in their unique aura of mystery.
TAT's is determined to show to everyone that Seattle is able to offer an incredibly tasty food experience. They have a wide variety of Philly steaks, hoagies, subs, soups and salads. If your throat feels a little dry after eating, TAT's offers various beverages as well, ranging from water to Ice Tea. Recently they have also added a food truck to their collection, so be on the lookout for them when travelling through the city!
Step into a part of little Italy in the middle of busy metropolitan city. With it's rustic interior and their use of local ingredients, you will experience a very authentic meal. For the people who have the keg instead of the six-pack, Spinasse offers various foods such as salmon wrapped in chard. With such a wide selection of food it is possible to please any kind of customer.
Sitka and Spruce is a restaurant with very home-like setting with an open kitchen, brick walls and kitchen tables where various herbs and vegetables are showed. It feels like you're just having dinner prepared by a skilled cook, but with strangers as your family sitting at various tables. Sitka and Spruce are able to prepare a complete dinner including baguettes, pickled eggs, baked ham, salads and tuna.
Mashiko is Seattle's first sushi bar that is completely sustainable, they have acquired this due to sustainable farming, fishing practices and managing fish populations. This means you can fully enjoy well prepared food and know that you do not harm the world's animal population. Make sure to check their website for any discount coupons they might offer!
A restaurant owned by the larger restaurant chain 'Tom Douglas', Lola is Greek inspired and serves various meals in that region. The interior is cozy and the service is highly valued by its customers. They use a variety of flavors to make dishes containing kabob with lamb, portobello mushrooms, as well as various seafood dishes.
Crow has a very unique urban location, and is located between major sights such as the Seattle Opera and sports centers. They are skilled at serving people and even have a private dining area for up to 30 people. With a large selection of international wines and a full bar to support it, you can take a seat after having dinner for a relaxing chat. The menu offers a blend of influences ranging from Americana to French to Asian.
If juice, tenderness steak with succulent flavors is something you are looking for then head over to this popular steakhouse. The friendly and attentive team will make sure your evening will go smoothly and serve you quality beef which are all hand selected by the Executive Corporate Chef, Eric Hellner.
Din Tai Fung is the hugely popular Taiwanese-based dumpling chain with locations in the United States, Taiwan, Japan, Singapore, South Korea and Australia to name a few. From the menu you can pick mouth-watering food such as truffle and pork dumplings, shrimp and pork wontons, soup dumplings and chicken fried rice.
The Cortona Cafe is a hotspot within the Seattle urban district by offering a comfortable place to be, whether for conversation or updating your Facebook status. Enjoy free Wifi, espresso from Herkimer Coffee, homemade Belgian waffles, pastries from various local bakeries (vegan, wheat and gluten free available), beer, wine, rotating monthly artists, community events and more. The café also makes sure to add various events within the building, such as the exposition of art.
With over 18 years of experience in making coffee, the Van Gogh Coffeehouse is an experience every visitor in Seattle needs to have had. The Coffeehouse is a small coffee shop nestled in the heart of Seattle's Wedgwood neighborhood. They feature fast and friendly baristas, excellent espresso, breakfast sandwiches, made to order Panini and a cozy community gathering place.
Ever wondered where to find those small but cozy cafe's on a corner street? Then you might want to check out the Artisan Café. A tiny café by the monorail, the Artisan Café offers local coffee roasted in Seattle, cold and pressed sandwiches, Vietnamese baguettes, frozen yogurt and homemade baked goods with pastries from local bakeries.
El Diablo Coffee is Seattle’s only Latin style coffee house. With a menu that ranges from coffee to cake, from salad to sherry, there’s something for everyone. Surrounded by hand-painted murals with Cuban or Brazilian music in the air, El Diablo is a hot spot you won’t soon forget.
In the middle of the Seattle buzz, step into a piece of little France by going to Le Panier. They are a bakery with a French heritage, and will prepare various kinds of sandwiches and croissants. Prices vary for each prepared item, so it is possible to go for a lunch or even for a small snack.
Boasting one of the best beer selections of any bar in Seattle, the 74th Street Ale House features local microbrews, unique imports and some excellent pub grub. All of their food is made fresh to order with selections ranging from soups and salads to sandwiches and pastas along with plenty of vegetarian options.
A hip, stylish little Seattle restaurant and bar located under the Pike Place Market, the Alibi Room serves up excellent seafood and other unique offerings while pairing the cuisine with some seriously stiff drinks. The Alibi Room gets seriously packed with the “in” crowd so if you want to eat it’s best to make a reservation.
With old tractor parts and farming tools decorating the walls, the Tractor Tavern is a pure American nightspot that features a variety of music each week ranging from country to rock, from folk to jazz, and from zydeco to bluegrass. Down-home cooking is also available at the “Double T.” Immerse yourself in the Texan-inspired venue.
When the sun's down, the moon accompanies you and Seattle's nightlife embraces you, The Triple Door is sure to provide you with an entertaining evening. As a renovated historical building, the original stage now provides live entertainment as you enjoy various wines and cocktails. Dinner is also provided during the shows, so you can enjoy eating among the musical company of the performers on stage.
With a big fan club, the Crocodile has been providing live entertainment since 1991. Several music genres being enjoyed at the venue ranging from hip-hop to punk rock. Many famous names have already set foot in the building such as Macklemore, Beastie Boys, The Lonely Forest and many more. Take a seat, enjoy fresh baked pizza, and cold drinks while enjoying their smashing shows.
When looking for a nightclub to spend your Seattle nightlife at, Club Contour can provide you with a memorable time. Their menu involves tacos, fries and various soups and sauces, as well as a daily happy hour. Easy to say, It's not a club for the faint-hearted and it can get quite rowdy in there. However, with their low prices and occasional special events such as movie night, where they play cult classics on a big projector, you sure can expect a good time.
Just south of Seattle lies the Tacoma Comedy Club, with its cabaret style setup you can enjoy comedy shows sitting at small tables for 4-6 people. Food and beverages can be ordered on the spot such as nachos, fries, burgers and salads. Eat quickly though, because the jokes will be flying around the room and laughter is terrible at keeping food in your mouth. Their website features a calendar with all upcoming shows, but some big names such as Christopher Titus and Ivan Pecel have already been trodding the stage.
Jazzbones is a small venue compared to the large live entertainment clubs out there, however it a special, memorable atmosphere. With live bands every night, and sometimes even stand-up comedy, you can be certain it will be an amazing night. The menu is pretty diverse and even offers sushi made in a traditional way. With its cozy setup it can become crowded at busy nights, however, the club is made up of two floors so you can retire to the second floor to dodge the masses.
Whether you just came from a stressful conference, or just looking to rest your feet after walking through Seattle the whole day, the Pearl lounge & bar is your solution. Located in Bellevue, Pearl offers a wide selection of wines while you sit among various pieces of art and glass sculptures. Let your mind drift away and relax at this independently owned restaurant in Seattle.
One could not visit Seattle without having a taste of a true Irish beverage. Have a pint of Guinness at Fado, a traditional Irish pub on 1st Avenue. The bar tenders are extremely active and ready to make sure your mug is filled at all times, as well as serving traditional Irish foods such as fish 'n chips. The bar has cozy tables in the corners of the room, or sidewalk tables outside to enjoy the Seattle nightlife. Also, on some night there are fun events such as a trivia night or even watching live sports.
Ever seen a wall made up of a 1000 different spirits? If not, then you should visit Von's Gustobistro. With drinks ranging from Tequila to Martinis you can be certain that you will have a great time there. Take a seat on one of the many shiny wooden stools at either two bars adorning both sides of the interior. While you're enjoying your drink, have a look around to scope out which drink will be your next one. The bartenders are extremely knowledgeable and can advise you on any of the bottles you might not recognize.
RockCreek is fairly new establishment that serves seafood and spirits. Recently they've had their 2nd anniversary and they are still running efficiently. The building itself has two stories and is inspired by a traditional fishing lodge and has both a restaurant as well as a bar. Step into an alternate reality where you have become a fisherman and enjoy the spoils at night in your fishing lodge, accompanied with some strong spirits of course.
The more upper class feeling of the Seattle nightlife can be tasted at the very room this verb was built on, namely, the Tasting Room. Located in the Pike Place market it is easy to find, and even easier to enjoy. Especially on Friday and Saturday the tasting is available late at night so you have the rest of the day to see the city. After a tasting you can also decide to buy that same wine and take it home with you.
Dance the night away in Trinity, claimed by the people of Seattle as the number 1 nightclub. It features two levels and a large VIP section, all having their own unique design. It is possible to reserve a table in any of the sections such as the lounge or VIP section by calling or emailing them. Make sure to check their calendar as Trinity hosts many events which are sometimes accompanied by a dress code.
Right down in the core of Seattle lies Dimitrou's Jazz Alley, a restaurant with live entertainment. It doesn't matter where you sit, every table has a good view of the stage so you can enjoy a tasty steak or fish dinner (or other various options) with amazing jazz shows accompanying you. On tripadvisor they carry a certificate of excellence which is well deserved as many of their customers praise the venue after having a memorable evening.
Keys on Main is highly praised by the Seattle community due to it's unique approach to entertainment. Sitting at little round club tables with 4-5 people surrounding a stage where two performers play songs on request. What songs they play is determined by the audience through bringing up a request along with a tip of around $5. However, if someone in the audience prefers a different song, they request a song with higher tip and the pianists will switch to that song. It is a very interesting and enjoyable experience that has earned the favor of the many people in Seattle.
Some people just want to get away from the busy street life and have a relaxing drink in the basement of an old hotel with authentic brickwork. If that sounds like you, then make sure to pay Bathtub Gin & Co a visit. It resembles the prohibition days back when alcohol had to be hidden from view. They serve many cocktails as well as local gin and tonics. If you're truly up for a challenge however, ask the bartender to customize something for you personally!
For 22 years Jet City Improv has made the lives of many people a very happy one. The magical formula that made their business so successful is the fact that not a single show is the same, and every day there is a new one. Improvisation allows for hilarious situations as they are fueled by your suggestions during the show. Plus, if you have always wanted to dazzle the crowd with your own improv, or just want to feel what it is like to be on stage, join one of the improv classes!
A treasure-filled experience awaits you at Antiques At Pike Place where you’ll find everything from Victorian to Art Deco in the heart of the Pike Place Market. With over 5,000 square feet, you will find that perfect gift at the corner of Post Alley and Stewart Street. Open daily.
Archie McPhee has been supplying gifts and toys to Seattle since 1983. Located in Seattle’s Wallingford neighborhood, it’s a one-stop shop for party supplies, crafts, costumes, miniatures and the weirdest collection of toys and candy that you’ve ever seen. Widely considered to be a Mecca for connoisseurs of the strange and one of Seattle’s top ten weird destinations, it is truly an attraction without a parallel.
If you're looking to dive into action sports during your time in Seattle and you're looking for gear, then Zumiez would be among the best of choices. Founded in 1978, they have a large array of clothing for the skater, surfer and snowboarder. Be sure to drop by one of their many stores in the city to fulfill your action sports needs.
If you're going to drive around Seattle and maybe even the entire state, be sure to drop by Car Toys. They are able to sell you any electronics for your vehicle. Whether you need more music, speakers or a new GPS device, they have it all. Not going by car, but by motorcycle? Nothing to worry about, Car Toys also offers equipment and accessories for special vehicles including motorcycles and ATV's.
When walking around Seattle, your feet do all your work for you, so be sure to invest in some proper footwear while you're there. With their knowledgeable and friendly staff, Soul Food makes sure you walk away in style. Located in the University Shopping Center just South of Northgate Mall, you cannot possible miss it while enjoying the city.
If you're looking for designer shoes then look no further, J. Gilbert is among the best shoe stores in Seattle. It is located on 1st Avenue and has their friendly and skilled staff ready to help you. With a personal approach, the staff knows what you like and what looks good on you. Walk the streets of Seattle with their high quality footwear.
Exploring the city of Seattle is already a great adventure, but the surrounding nature has many great options as well. So why not stock up on recreational equipment to be fully prepared for your outdoor adventure. REI offers apparel and equipment for all kinds of adventures. Whether you want to go snowboarding or camping, they can meet all your needs.
A long day of walking, your neck strained from looking up to the Space Needle, you'd probably like to relax in one of Seattle's best spa's. With both a spa and a clothing section that offers high-quality apparel, shoes and accessories for women, men and kids, Nordstrom definitely knows how to treat their customers like royalties. Next to receiving spa treatment, they are also able to sell you a large variety of spa products to use when you're back at home looking through a photo album of your recent travels.
With a wide selection including, men's fashion, women's fashion and pieces of art, Totokaelo can give you an unique experience just by being in the store. Their minimalistic designed interior gives a feeling of being completely free, and allows your mind to focus on what you truly want to find in this store. The bright white colors are sure to brighten your day even more.
There are many options to shop in Seattle, but what if you could make your own products on the spot? The Seattle Glassblowing Studio allows you to take classes in glassblowing but also to wander around their store and see what they have crafted before you. If you're interested in a piece, it is even possible to take it home with you.
Defined by its large windows, the Elliot Bay Book Co. is easy to identify in the busy Seattle streets. It features a full service bookstore, and they can present you with over 150,000 different titles. While they offer the latest books on the market, Elliot Bay also has a section with a large collection of bargain editions. Be sure to drop on by and get a book for your travels across Seattle.
A small Chinese inspired tea store offering all kinds of teas as well as accessories. Drop on by to view a wide selection of White, Green, Oolong, Black & Red, and Pu-erh teas. It is even possible to buy teapots and filter bags, including travel mugs. Feel like a true Englishman as you enjoy your special tea that isn't easily available at other place.
Whether you like your umbrella simply black and corporate, or pink and yellow, Bella Umbrella has whatever you need. Boasting a wide selection of colorful umbrella's there surely is one that you will like. Stand out in the crowd using a unique umbrella under the dark grey clouds, or just browse the store and see what creative minds can come up with.
Step back into your childhood surrounded by two floors full of toys and other contraptions you used to play with when you were little. Magic Mouse prides itself on the fact they offer toys for all, and do not believe that toys are just for children but for adults as well. Make sure to pay them a visit, as they have been receiving customers since 1977, their service is top-notch.
A well organized bookstore with skilled staff knowing to point in the right direction based on your preferences. Many people who visit Seattle make sure to pay the Mystery Bookshop a visit. With a regular aesthetic newsletter, their customers are well informed. So whether you are extremely into reading, or exploring a new hobby, the Mystery Bookshop is ready for you.
Located in the busy Pike Place Market, the Made in Washington store is sure to surprise you with their products on display. They offer products from many different categories including themed gifts, gift baskets, artisan candy, bath & body, pet treats, and many more. Whatever the goal of your visit, Made in Washington surely has something you need or want to bring home to the family.
You can take public transportation, shuttles or taxis between Seattle and the Seattle-Tacoma International Airport. Sound Transit connects the airport to downtown Seattle on its Central Link light rail. Trains operate from 05:16. until 00:07. weekdays, 05:18 a.m. until 00:04. on Saturdays, and from 06:17 until 23:05. on Sundays and holidays. Trains run every 7 to 10 minutes during most of the day, up to 20 minutes during non-peak hours. To get to the station, use Sky Bridge 6 on the north side of the airport. Sound Transit also provides two bus routes from the airport. Route 560 connects the airport to Bellevue, Renton, Burien and West Seattle. It operates from 05:45 to 23:16 twice an hour weekdays, hourly on weekends from 06:00 to 23:30. Route 574 serves Lakewood, Federal Way and Tacoma. Buses operate from 04:30 to 22:11; daily every 30 to 60 minutes. For more information on either the Central Link light rail or the bus lines, go to www.soundtransit.org or call +1 800 201 4900. King County Metro Transit has two routes that serve the airport. Route 194 serves downtown Seattle and Federal Way. The route operates daily from 5:05 a.m. to 10:33 p.m., every 15 to 30 minutes. Route 140 goes between Burien and Renton, with the airport being about half way between. Service runs from about 6:00 a.m. until 10:00 p.m. daily, every 15 to 30 minutes. For more information, go to: www.kingcounty.gov/transportation.aspx or call +1 206 553 3000. All buses leave from Door 6 outside of baggage claim on the lower level.
King County Metro Transit: The “Metro” public bus system operates throughout Seattle and King County. To find a route, maps and fare information for travel throughout and beyond Seattle, visit Metro online at metro.kingcounty.gov. Metro's Route 99 connects Seattle's International District, Pioneer Square, First Avenue destinations including the Seattle Art Museum and Pike Place Market, and Elliott Bay waterfront attractions such as the Olympic Sculpture Park, Seattle Aquarium and ferry services. Visit Metro Online for a route map and timetable. South Lake Union Streetcar: The South Lake Union Streetcar links Seattle's downtown core to the South Lake Union neighborhood and new 12-acre Waterfront Park. Visit www.seattlestreetcar.org for a route map, hours of operation and ticket prices. Seattle Center Monorail: The nation's first full-scale commercial monorail system provides a fun, two-minute link from downtown Seattle to the Seattle Center daily. The Seattle Center station is across from the Space Needle. In downtown Seattle, catch the monorail at Westlake Center at Fifth Avenue and Pine Street. Learn more at www.seattlemonorail.com. Sound Transit: Link Light Rail connects downtown Seattle with Sea-Tac International Airport, making interim stops in Southeast Seattle neighborhoods. Sounder Commuter Trains operated between downtown Seattle, Tacoma and Everett
Seattle has several major taxicab companies to get you to and from Sea-Tac International Airport, as well as take care of your transportation needs around town. Orange Cab +1 206 522 8800 www.orangecab.net STITA Taxi +1 206 246 9999 www.stitataxi.com Yellow Cab +1 206 622 6500 www.seattleyellowcab.com