Sights & Attractions in Seattle

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Sights Overview
Name Category Location
 
Alki Point and Beach
In summer, West Seattle's Alki Beach is as...
Beaches, Parks West Seattle
 
Bainbridge Island Studio Tour
Twice a year (the second weekend in August and...
Tours Bainbridge Island
 
Bellevue Arts Museum
A real feather in Bellevue's cap, this museum...
Museums / Galleries The Eastside
 
Bellevue Botanical Gardens
This beautiful 53-acre public area next to...
Gardens / Arboretums The Eastside
 
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Visitor Center
The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has some...
Museums / Galleries Seattle Center
 
Bill Speidel's Underground Tour
Present-day Pioneer Square is actually one story...
Tours Pioneer Square
 
Bloedel Reserve
The 150-acre internationally recognized Bloedel...
Parks Bainbridge Island
 
Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture
Founded in 1899, the Burke is the state's oldest...
Museums / Galleries University District
 
Burke-Gilman/Sammamish River Trail
Approximately 27 miles long, the paved, flat,...
Trails The Eastside
 
Center for Urban Horticulture
Nestled between a residential lakefront...
Gardens / Arboretums University District
 
Center for Wooden Boats
Though it used be considered an...
Educational Institutions South Lake Union
 
CenturyLink Field
Located directly south of Pioneer Square,...
Sports Venues Pioneer Square
 
Chateau Ste. Michelle Winery
One of the state's oldest wineries lies 15 miles...
Wineries / Breweries The Eastside
 
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Just steps from the base of the Space Needle,...
Museums / Galleries Seattle Center
 
The Children's Museum, Seattle
If you're traveling with kids, you already know...
Museums / Galleries Seattle Center
 
Columbia Winery
A group of UW professors founded this winery in...
Wineries / Breweries The Eastside
 
Crespinel Martin Luther King Jr. Mural
Heading west on Cherry Street in the Central...
Public Art (Mural / Sculpture / Statue) The Central District
 
Davidson Galleries
Davidson has several different departments in one...
Museums / Galleries Pioneer Square
 
Deception Pass State Park
The biggest draw of the park is the historic...
Parks Oak Harbor
 
Discovery Park
You won't find more spectacular views of Puget...
Parks Queen Anne
 
Douglass-Truth Neighborhood Library
A city landmark that offers a little something...
Libraries The Central District
 
Ebey's Landing National Historic Reserve
Ebey's Landing National Historic Reserve...
Beaches, Nature Preserves, Parks, Historic Districts / Sites, Trails Coupeville
 
EMP Museum
Seattle's most controversial architectural...
Museums / Galleries Seattle Center
 
First African Methodist Episcopal Church
Founded in 1886, the state's oldest...
Religious Sites The Central District
 
Flury & Co
One of the largest collections of vintage...
Museums / Galleries Pioneer Square
 
Fort Ward Park
On the southwest side of the island is the lovely...
Parks Bainbridge Island
 
Foster/White Gallery
One of the Seattle art scene's heaviest hitters,...
Museums / Galleries Pioneer Square
 
Francine Seders Gallery
It's the only major gallery in this neck of the...
Museums / Galleries Phinney Ridge
 
Frye Art Museum
The Frye was a forgotten museum for awhile,...
Museums / Galleries First Hill
 
G. Gibson Gallery
Vintage and contemporary photography is on...
Museums / Galleries Pioneer Square
 
Gallery 110
Gallery 110 works with a collective of 30...
Museums / Galleries Pioneer Square
 
Gas Works Park
The park gets its name from the hulking...
Parks Wallingford
 
Golden Gardens Park
The waters of Puget Sound may be bone-chilling...
Parks Ballard
 
Green Lake Park
This beautiful 342-acre park is a favorite of...
Bodies of Water Green Lake
 
Greenbank Farm
You can't miss the huge, chestnut-color,...
Nature Preserves, Wineries / Breweries, Restaurants, Farms Greenbank
 
Greg Kucera Gallery
One of the most important destinations on the...
Museums / Galleries Pioneer Square
 
Grover/Thurston Gallery
Twenty Northwest artists are represented in this...
Museums / Galleries Pioneer Square
 
Henry Art Gallery
The Henry is perhaps the best reason to take a...
Museums / Galleries University District
 
Hiram M. Chittenden Locks
There's no doubt—there's something intriguing...
Nautical Sites Ballard
 
History House of Greater Seattle
This small museum celebrates the history of...
Museums / Galleries Fremont
 
Houghton Beach Park
On hot days, sun-worshippers, swimmers, and the...
Beaches The Eastside
 
Island County Historical Museum
The Island County Historical Museum's collections...
Museums / Galleries, Historic Districts / Sites Coupeville
 
James Harris Gallery
One of Seattle's oldest and most respected...
Museums / Galleries Pioneer Square
 
Jensen Point and Burton Acres Park
Vashon has many parks and protected areas....
Parks Vashon Island
 
Jimi Hendrix Grave Site
Since his death in 1970, the famed guitarist has...
Memorials / Monuments The Eastside
 
Juanita Bay Park
A 110-acre urban wildlife habitat, this marshy...
Beaches, Nature Preserves The Eastside
 
Kerry Park
While in Seattle, if the mood strikes you to "pop...
Parks, Viewpoints Queen Anne
 
Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park
A tiny yet delightful museum illustrating...
Museums / Galleries Pioneer Square
 
Kobe Terrace Park
This lovely terraced hillside park has pathways...
Parks International District
 
Kubota Garden
A serene 20 acres of streams, waterfalls, ponds,...
Parks, Gardens / Arboretums International District
 
Lake Sammamish State Park
Due to Washington State budget cuts, a Discovery...
Parks The Eastside
 
Lake Union Park
Before this scenic park at the foot of Lake Union...
Parks South Lake Union
 
Lakeview Cemetery
One of the area's most beautiful cemeteries,...
Cemeteries Capitol Hill
 
Last Resort Fire Department Museum
Occupying the bottom floor of the Seattle Fire...
Museums / Galleries Pioneer Square
 
Martin-Zambito Fine Art
David Martin and Dominic Zambito are well...
Museums / Galleries The Central District
 
Marymoor Park
It's not just famous for its Marymoor Velodrome,...
Parks The Eastside
 
Meerkerk Rhododendron Gardens
The 53-acre Meerkerk Rhododendron Gardens contain...
Gardens / Arboretums Greenbank
 
Mount Zion Baptist Church
Gospel-music fans are drawn to the church of the...
Religious Sites The Central District
 
The Museum of Flight
Boeing, the world's largest builder of aircraft,...
Museums / Galleries West Seattle
 
Museum of History & Industry
In its new location in the converted Naval...
Museums / Galleries South Lake Union
 
Newcastle Beach Park
The most popular beach park in the Bellevue park...
Beaches The Eastside
 
Nordic Heritage Museum
Celebrating the five Nordic cultures of Sweden,...
Museums / Galleries Ballard
 
Northwest African American Museum
Focusing on the history of African Americans in...
Museums / Galleries The Central District
 
Northwest Puppet Center
In a renovated church in the Maple Leaf...
Museums / Galleries University District
 
Occidental Park
This shady, picturesque cobblestone park is the...
Squares Pioneer Square
 
Olympic Sculpture Park
This 9-acre open-air park is the spectacular...
Public Art (Mural / Sculpture / Statue) Belltown
 
Pacific Science Center
If you have kids, the Pacific Science Center is a...
Museums / Galleries Seattle Center
 
Photographic Center Northwest
A small, starkly attractive gallery space...
Museums / Galleries Capitol Hill
 
Pike Place Market
One of the nation's largest and oldest public...
Markets / Bazaars Downtown
 
Point Robinson Park
You can stroll along the beach at Point Robinson...
Parks Vashon Island
 
Punch Gallery
This small artist-run gallery is a local favorite...
Museums / Galleries Pioneer Square
 
Roq La Rue Gallery
Cheeky surrealist pop art hangs in Roq La Rue....
Museums / Galleries Belltown
 
Safeco Field
This 47,000-seat, open-air baseball stadium...
Sports Venues Pioneer Square
 
Seattle Aquarium
Located right at the water's edge, the Seattle...
Zoos / Aquariums Downtown
 
Seattle Art Museum
Long the pride of the city's art scene, SAM is...
Museums / Galleries Downtown
 
Seattle Great Wheel
Wanna hitch a ride to fantastic Seattle views?...
Amusement Parks Downtown
 
The Seattle Public Library
The hub of Seattle's 25-branch library system,...
Libraries Downtown
 
Seward Park
Seward Park, about 10 minutes southeast of...
Parks The Central District
 
Smith Tower
The iconic Smith Tower opened on July 4, 1914,...
Architectural Sites Pioneer Square
 
Space Needle
Over 50 years old, Seattle's most iconic...
Architectural Sites Seattle Center
 
Steinbrueck Native Gallery
Prints, masks, drums, sculptures, baskets, and...
Museums / Galleries Belltown
 
Stonington Gallery
You'll see plenty of cheesy tribal art...
Museums / Galleries Pioneer Square
 
Suyama Peterson Deguchi
The brainchild of art advocate and noted local...
Museums / Galleries Belltown
 
Theo Chocolate factory tour
If it weren't for a small sign on the sidewalk...
Stores / Malls Fremont
 
Traver Gallery
One block north of the Seattle Art Museum, Traver...
Museums / Galleries Downtown
 
University District Farmer's Market
Seattle's largest "farmers only" market (no...
Markets / Bazaars University District
 
Uwajimaya
This huge, fascinating Japanese supermarket is a...
Stores / Malls International District
 
Vashon Allied Arts
Vashon Allied Arts at the Blue Heron Art...
Arts / Performance Venues Vashon Island
 
Volunteer Park and the Seattle Asian Art Museum
Nestled amongst the grand homes of North Capitol...
Museums / Galleries, Parks Capitol Hill
 
Warren G. Magnuson Park
Also called Sand Point–Magnuson Park and most...
Parks, Restaurants University District
 
Washington Park Arboretum
As far as Seattle's green spaces go, this...
Gardens / Arboretums Capitol Hill
 
Waterfall Garden
A tranquil spot to take a break, this small...
Gardens / Arboretums Pioneer Square
 
West Seattle Junction Murals
Walk through West Seattle's business district...
Public Art (Mural / Sculpture / Statue), Neighborhoods / Streets West Seattle
 
Wing Luke Museum of the Asian Pacific American Experience
The only museum in the U.S. devoted to the Asian...
Museums / Galleries International District
 
Woodland Park Zoo
Ninety-two acres are divided into bioclimatic...
Zoos / Aquariums Phinney Ridge

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