Welcome to Seattle

No matter what your desire is, Seattle likely has something to fulfill it. In Seattle there are amazing things happening all around you. If visual arts are more your thing, you'll find that Seattle has much to offer you. Or you can catch a musical or play at one of Seattle's many theatres, or hear the Seattle Symphony play. Also, Seattle offers a unique and exciting shopping experience, like no other city.

Some of the city's points of interest for tourists include:

Seattle Art Museum
100 University Street, Volunteer Park, Seattle, WA 98101-2902
206-654-3100
Located downtown, Seattle Art Museum houses over 21,000 art objects from around the world. The museum hosts a smattering of permanent classics by the likes of van Dyck, Durer, Pollock, Warhol, and Rubens, as well as a decent collection of non-Northwest folk art from Africa, Oceania, and Asia.

Woodland Park Zoo
5500 Phinney Avenue North (West Gate), Seattle, WA 98103
206-684-4800
Best known for its seasonal pony rides, snakes and flesh-eating piranhas, the zoo was voted as one of the top ten zoos in the United States. 92-acres of natural habitat exhibits and wildlife await you.

Museum of Flight
9404 East Marginal Way South, Seattle, WA 98108
206-764-5720
Located 10-minutes south of Seattle, the museum's exhibits recount the history of commercial aviation, display vintage planes, and portray aerospace future. Also, it is home to the original Air Force One.

Seattle Aquarium
Pier 59, Seattle, WA 98101
206 386 4320
Located on the waterfront, the aquarium is a favorite for all ages, featuring the world's first aquarium-based salmon ladder, a coastal tidepool, sea otters and a giant Pacific octopus. In addition to the numerous interesting exhibits, the aquarium offers whale watching cruises around the San Juan Islands.

Seattle Center
305 Harrison Street, Seattle, WA 98109
206-684-7200
The site of the 1962 Worlds Fair features 74-acre urban park, is home of the Space Needle, Children's Museum, Children's Theatre, Experience Music Project, Seattle Opera, Seattle Repertory Theatre, Intiman Theatre, Pacific Northwest Ballet, Key Arena and various festivals. The Center is accessible from downtown via a 90-second ride on the Monorail