- Our list of the best things to do in Seattle, Washington, features the top 570 nearby activities — including 226 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Seattle, WA has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Outdoor Places, Entertainment & Shows, Food & Drink, and Museums & Galleries.
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Visit the original Seattle while walking the subterranean streets and store fronts that were built over after the fire of 1889. A guide provides historic information as you are lead through the underground city. Need a break? Grab something to eat at the underground cafe.
The EMP experience starts when you gaze upon the building and builds from there. Pop culture music artifacts are expertly displayed. Try out the sound stage or participate in a camp or workshop to get the full effect of this one of a kind museum.
Now the centerpiece of an internationally renowned museum system, Seattle Art Museum, first opened in 1933. Featuring an eclectic collection of more than 23,000 pieces, the museum also features a variety of ever changing exhibits that delight and engage their visitors.
Lake Union is a freshwater lake entirely within the Seattle, Washington city limits. The lake is home of Gas Works Park which is a popular venue for summer concerts and Seattle's major Fourth of July fireworks show.
The Seattle Aquarium offers dive shows, an area to touch a Puget Sound tide pools, octopus feedings, an area to view a stimulated Pacific coral reef, and a show featuring otters and seals. The aquarium also has a special area set apart for studying ocras, also known as killer whales.