Seattle's famous Space Needle offers sweeping panoramic views of the endless pacific, the city and all the beauties the state of Washington has to offer. With a thriving music and restaurant scene, the downtown area offers tons of urban delights, while lovers of the outdoor can indulge in their favourite activities in the region's abundant nature.
Discover Seattle's tastiest restaurants winding your way along the tree-lined streets of Belltown, downtown.
View the spectacular panoramic background of the majestic Cascade and Olympic mountain ranges, the unique city skyline and while enjoying a first-hand look at one of the world's largest shipping terminals.
Not sure what to see in Seattle? Discover all of downtown Seattle and the city's beautiful surrounding neighborhoods. Take a picture of Mt Rainier towering over the Seattle skyline, watch out for flying fish at Pike Place Market and marvel at the 360-degree view from the top of the Space Needle. See the sights that make Seattle so special, not to mention beautiful - the Ballard Locks, Pioneer Square, Puget Sound, Mercer Island and Lake Washington.
When you're in port in Seattle, make the most of your time by combining two of the city's best activities! Spend your morning enjoying Seattle's striking natural landscapes on an exciting outdoor adventure by hiking, cycling, kayaking, rock climbing or snowshoeing! Next, embark on an intimate and relaxing wine-tasting tour through Woodinville, one of Washington's most abundant wine regions.
Enjoy a day full of wine tasting and amazing Northwest scenery. Washington has emerged as one of the top wine-producing regions in the US, and while taking a tour you'll get to wine taste at several of Woodinville's award-winning wineries, including beloved Chateau Ste Michelle Winery. Then, travel through the rolling foothills of the Cascade Mountains to spectacular Snoqualmie Falls.
One of the most iconic sights in Seattle is the snowcapped peak of the impressive Mt Rainier. Experience this incredible area as you explore the glaciers, waterfalls and wildlife. Hike or snowshoe (depending on the season) to get a real sense of the mountain's beauty and dine on a gourmet picnic lunch.
Explore Bainbridge Island and the adjacent Kitsap Peninsula, two of the Seattle area's most enjoyable day trip destinations. After a scenic ferry ride along Puget Sound to historic Bainbridge Island, travel to the native communities of Suquamish, Poulsbo and Port Gamble on the Kitsap Peninsula. Discover Seattle's fascinating Native American history and soak up the quaint New England-inspired atmosphere.
Get a unique taste of Seattle by visiting some of the city's most exclusive local distilleries in Washington, Seattle. Meet the distillers and get the inside scoop on the city's liquor production, from the Prohibition to today. Sample some of the local spirits including award-winning vodka, gin and whiskey, as well as finer liqueurs.
A valid Canadian passport is required for Canadians intending to visit the United States. The passport should be valid for at least the expected duration of stay in the country. For all other nationalities, consult your consulate or tourist board for details. You can also visit http://www.voyage.gc.ca/ for up-to-date information.
Most shops are open from 9:00 AM to 9:00 PM Monday to Friday and 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM Saturday and Sunday.
Banks are generally open from 9:30 am to 4:30 pm Mon-Fri. Some banks open on Saturdays with reduced hours of operation. There are several major chains and branches of all banks and ATM's are available throughout the city. Major credit cards are very widely accepted.
Most hotel and restaurant bills include a service charge. Make sure you check the bill to avoid tipping twice. Where a service charge is not included in a restaurant, or for a taxi driver, tour guide or other service provider, it is customary to leave a tip of 10%-15% of the bill.
110V, same as Canada