Many Alaska cruises start in Seattle, Washington. Here's our family friendly ideas to explore Seattle.
Tour: Best of Seattle- Past and present thrive side
by side in Seattle, and you'll see many of the Emerald City's best highlights
on this tour. View Seattle's sports stadiums; then, discover the historic
flavor of Pioneer Square -- Seattle's birthplace dating back to 1852. Pass the
International District and tour through the downtown core and shopping
district. Circle the Seattle Center campus on your way to the Space Needle,
where you'll soar to the top by elevator for an unforgettable vista of the
skyline and Elliott Bay. Head through the gentrifying Belltown area to Pike
Place Market -- the West Coast's largest and oldest open-air farmers' market.
Browse the dozens of curio shops and local artisan stalls. Don't forget to
check out Flying Fish -- one of the more famous vendors at the Market.
Duration: Around 3.5 hours
Offered Post- departure and
Tour: Panoramic Seattle- Visit places like the
famous Pike Place Market, Space Needle and the world's first Starbucks. At the
Pioneer Square and Stadium District you will learn about the art galleries and
hip restaurants that surround the sports stadiums where local die-hards cheer
on the Seahawks, Sounders and Mariners. Next head to the International District
and see this multicultural environment.
Duration: Around 3 hours
Tour: Seattle Locks cruise through Puget
Sound- This tour takes you thought the salt water of the Puget Sound into
the fresh water of Lake Union via the Hiram M. Chittenden Locks. See how the
locks work, learn about the fishing communities, see the Deadliest Catch boats,
the Sleepless in Seattle floating home community and Gas Works Park.