Attractions in Seattle:
1308 5th Avenue, Seattle, WA 98101 | 206-625-1900
This landmark theatre in downtown Seattle has hosted a variety of theatre productions and motion pictures since it first opened in 1926. The theatre currently offers on average 6 to 7 shows per year, a mix of locally produced revivals of musical theatre classics, premieres of bound-for-Broadway shows, and national touring musicals.
700 Union Street, Seattle, WA 98101 | 206-292-7676
Founded in 1965, the ACT Theatre in downtown Seattle is one of the area's top theaters, offering world-class productions that feature amazing design value, directing, and acting from local and national artists. Current and past productions include "The Twilight Zone: Live!", "The Pitman Painters", "An Evening with Groucho", and more.
1303 NE Boat Street, Seattle, WA 98105 | 206-545-8570
Agua Verde offers kayak rentals with a twist - of lime, that is. That's right - paddle to your heart's content then return for a drink, because Agua Verde is also a cafe that serves Margaritas and Mexican beers along with an appetizing array of Mexican dishes from breakfast through dinner. Don't let that fool you, though - they are a full-service kayak rental shop!
1702 Alki Ave. SW, Seattle, WA 98116 | 206-684-4075
Perhaps the most popular of the Puget Sound beaches, Alki Beach runs from Alki Point to Duwamish Head on Elliott Bay in West Seattle. The sandy beach is perfect for summer picnics and sunbathing, and the 2.5-mile-long pedestrian walkway attracts everyone from joggers to dog-walkers.
1660 Harbor Avenue SW, Seattle, WA 98126 | 206-953-0237
Specializing in guided tours of the Puget Sound, Alki Kayak Tours offers paddling excursions to the Duwamish River, Elliott Bay, and Blake Island. Located near Alki Beach, their rental shack also offers kayak rentals for experienced paddlers, as well as inline skate rentals, fishing boat rentals, bike rentals, stand up paddleboards, and longboard rentals.
3200 Point Place Southwest, Seattle, WA 98116 | 206-841-3519
The Alki Point Lighthouse marks the southern entrance to Seattle's Elliott Bay, and features the familiar architecture of many of the Puget Sound lighthouses, designed by Carl Leick. The lighthouse and grounds are open for tours on weekend afternoons during the summer months only - best to call before planning a visit.
1300 N 45th St, Seattle, WA 98103 | 206-297-0240
Whoopee Cushions, Zombie Sleep Masks, and Acupuncture Woman - there's no shortage of gag gifts and other oddities at Seattle's wackiest store! Archie MacPhee's offers an amazing selection of one-of-a-kind toys, costumes, party supplies, souvenirs, action figures, and more. One of Seattle's top ten weird destinations, it is truly an attraction without a parallel.
1101 Alaskan Way, Seattle, WA 98101 | 206-622-8687
Guests always enjoy this narrated 1-hour tour of Seattle's vibrant and historic harbor. With never-ending skyline views and wide-open outdoor decks, this tour is perfect for visitors and locals alike. Highlights include the colorful waterfront, the spectacular city skyline, one of the world's largest shipping terminals, and the majestic Cascade and Olympic mountain ranges.
8498 Seaview Pl NW, Seattle, WA 98117 | 206-494-3353
Ballard Kayak Expeditions offers not only rentals of kayaks and paddle boards by the hour, but a whole range of guided tours as well. Whether it's a day trip to Blake Island, or a few hours spent exploring the Ballard Locks or Discovery Point, there's no shortage of adventure and stunning sights to be had on a kayaking excursion with Ballard Kayak.
3015 NW 54th Street, Seattle, WA 98107 | 206-783-7059
Known locally as the Ballard Locks, the Hiram M. Chittenden Locks provides a link for boats between the salt water of Puget Sound and the fresh waters of Lake Union and Lake Washington. Tourists and locals enjoy watching the parade of sailboats, motorboats, tugs, barges and yachts passing through, as the locks' water levels are adjusted to allow their safe passage.