Experience Seattle, Washington

It has never been a better time to experience Seattle, Washington. On your next visit to your favorite Seattle Bed and Breakfast, plan to take a ferry ride, visit a garden made of glass or throw a fish at the famous Pike Place Market.

Chihuly Garden and Glass

305 Harrison Street
Seattle, WA 98109

Chihuly Garden and Glass displays nature and colorful blown glass for a fascinating work of art. Located in the heart of Seattle Center; the garden features dining in the Collections Café, a bookstore and gift shop.

Chihuly Garden and Glass is open Monday through Thursday from 10am to 10pm and Friday through Sunday from 10am to 11pm. Admission is $19 for ages 12 to 64; $17 for seniors; $12 for ages 4 to 12 and children under 3 free.

Space Needle

400Broad Street & Fifth Avenue
Seattle, WA 98109

When you think of Seattle, almost always, the first thing that comes to mind is the famous target="_blank"Space Needle. Built for the 1962 Seattle World's Fair, the Space Needle has endured over 50 years and has become a symbol for Seattle. If you see a picture of the skyline, as soon as you see the needle, you know it is Seattle.

Whether you climb the 848 steps to the Observation Deck or ride the elevator, the view from the top is breathtaking! The Observation Deck at the Space Needle is open 7 days a week from 8am to Midnight. The SkyCity Restaurant is open Monday through Friday from 11am to 2:45 for lunch and on the weekends for brunch from 9:30am to 2:45 and for dinner from 5pm to 9:45pm.
Tickets for the Observation Deck are $21 for adults, $12 for youth ages 4 to 12 and free for children ages 3 and under.

Pike Place Market

85 Pike Street
Seattle, WA 98101

Pike Place Market is the location of the famous fish market where several times a day visitors can watch as they throw fish across the market. Established in 1907, the Pike Place Market has been the food pantry for the Seattle region, bringing people from all over the world to visit the historical landmark. Here, you can find everything from antiques and art galleries to food items, restaurants, handmade crafts, gifts and more. Here is a BBOnline tip: visit the Pike Place Market on your way to or from the Washington State Ferry.

Pike Place Market is open Monday through Saturday from 10am to 6pm and on Sunday from 11am to 5pm.

Washington State Ferries

2911 Second Avenue
Seattle, WA 98121

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One of the most inexpensive scenic cruises you will ever take is on a Washington State Ferry. For as little as $7.70 an adult can walk onto a ferry in Seattle and take a half hour ride across to Bainbridge Island with breath taking views of the Cascades, Mt. Rainier and Mt. Hood. On a clear day you can see the mountains in Canada and Oregon!

Kubota Gardens

9817 55th Avenue South
Seattle, WA 98178

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Kubota Gardens in Seattle is regarded as one of the most beautiful gardens in Washington State and presents a stunning array of waterfalls, rock formations, streams, ponds and some of the most beautiful greenery and flowers on the planet! Established by Fujitaro Kubota in 1927, the garden is owned and managed by the City of Seattle.

Kubota Gardens is open to the public year round during the daylight hours and is free.