Seattle is home to many different tourist venues. Travellers stopping in the Emerald City will be treated to tasty food, theatrical shows, amusing attractions and more! If your parents are coming to visit or you’re planning your trip to Seattle, check out some of these tourists attractions, they will for sure thrill and delight you.
Pike Place Market
Your first stop when visiting Seattle should always be Pike Place Market. By far the most iconic location in Seattle Pike Place Market totally holds up the hype that surrounds it. Enjoy local vendors selling delicious treats, neat nick-nacks, and hidden treasures. You can have a cup of coffee at the original Starbucks for breakfast, chomp some gum at the gum wall before noon and grab a beer at any of the local breweries that line that market. Not to mention if you love people watching Pike Place Market is the perfect place for you, grab your coffee and enjoy.
Fifth Avenue Theatre
Theatre fans will love the 5th Avenue theatre. With a rotating list of shows playing every month, you can visit the theatre and always find something new. Not only are the performances amazing and sure to delight even those who hate musicals, but the theatre itself is also something to behold. With detailed mouldings on the roof, dragon art and red carpet furnishings you will feel like royalty at the fifth avenue theatre.
Seattle Boat Tours (Argosy Cruises)
You don’t need to pay a fortune to go on a cruise. Set sell on Argosy Cruises and see all of Seattle in under an hour! The beautiful boats have three decks so that you will have a view of Seattle no matter where you sit. The cruise ships have different tours to fit your vacation and location destinations, try the harbour cruise, lake Washington cruise or the wine cruise! The crew at Argosy Cruises is very friendly and the tour guides are knowledgable of the entire city and can answer questions at the drop of hat. You will be able to see all of Seattle, learn fun facts and get plenty of photos all while sipping on a beverage of your choice. Is there a better way to spend an afternoon?
Feel like a kid in the 70s and head down to the arcade. This tourist venue is home to vintage pinball games, board games and a fine selection of Seattle’s best beer. The arcade is not only a cool place to spend an afternoon, but you can also buy one-of-a-kind board games, missing game pieces you’ve been looking for and other collector finds. The arcade is the perfect place to spend an afternoon chilling and having fun.
Le Faux Playhouse
If you want entertainment, excitement, and comedy then look no further then the Le Faux Playhouse. This celebrity impersonation drag show will have you on your feet dancing around in no time. The beautiful performers at Le Faux Playhouse Seattle know how to put on a good show. Enjoy performances from Lady Gaga, Adelle, and Beyonce all in the same night. While you watch the show you can enjoy their novelty cocktail menu, it has a few hard lickers in the mix. Le Faux Playhouse does a wide variety of shows and performances throughout the week so get your tickets now and start planning your trip!
The Emerald City is filled with exciting adventures for you and your visitors to try out. Next time you’re in Seattle check out some of these tourist venues, they will be sure to entertain you and your guest.
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