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700 4th Ave 73rd floor, Columbia Center, Seattle, WA 98104-7097
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Mt. Rainier Day Trip from Seattle
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Mt. Rainier Day Trip from Seattle

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With massive glaciers, powerful waterfalls, and alpine meadows, Mount Rainier National Park is among one of Washington's most spectacular reserves, but it can be hard to get to, especially in heavy traffic. Visiting the active volcano on a guided tour lets you focus on the views while your guide takes on the hassle of driving. Plus your guide knows some of the best stops to make at some of the most beautiful places in the park.
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Aga Irawan wrote a review Apr 2020
Seattle, Washington50 contributions3 helpful votes
If you want to see the city of Seattle and it’s beauty from above, you can also see the mountains that surround Seattle, breathtaking view from the highest building in the city! Go around sunset time, it’s worth to check out!
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Date of experience: June 2019
Arthur K wrote a review Mar 2020
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So many great Seattle tourist attractions have had to temporarily close, so it was great to view Seattle from the 73rd floor of the Columbia Tower and watch snow falling, while enjoying the St. Paddy’s Day $17 special (the drink and gift are basically free, along with the discounted admission). Seattle at night/sunset is beautiful and well worth your time and money.
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Date of experience: March 2020
pancakesisters9 wrote a review Mar 2020
New York, NY44 contributions70 helpful votes
If you dislike crowds and overpriced attractions, this is a great downtown Seattle alternative to the Space Needle. This Observatory is located on the upper floor of a downtown Seattle Office building, with dedicated non-stop elevators. There are views in all directions with info text describing each panarama. There's a small cafe for coffee, drinks and sandwiches to fortify you for the rest of your explore.
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Date of experience: July 2019
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Melanie T wrote a review Feb 2020
New York City, New York3,931 contributions418 helpful votes
I love going to the observatories in different cities, but I don't love paying $40 a ticket. That was the main reason we didn't visit the Space Needle (or at least why we didn't go up). My fiancé found a solution to this when he found the SkyView Observatory. It was half the price for a ticket at $20. Then, I randomly decided to do a Groupon search for Seattle deals and I found it on there for $10! The only thing is that the Groupon isn't your ticket so you have to go and redeem it for a ticket, but I had no issues with the redemption, even with a same-day purchase. Once you get up there, it is not crowded at all (but maybe because it was a Friday late afternoon and also Valentine’s Day. You have plenty of space to explore the 360 view. There's also a bar/cafe up there so you can sit and enjoy a drink, or even walk around with it. Another reason I like these non-main observatories is because you actually get a view of the main ones. I can't compare it to the Space Needle but SkyView is definitely worth a visit. Plus it's only about a 15-20 minute walk from Pike Place.
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Date of experience: February 2020
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erik1232020 wrote a review Feb 2020
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Didn't feel very special at all. Waitress didn't even walk to us to deliver the champagne or chocolate covered strawberries. I had to walk and ask her several times, then I just went and got it myself. Nothing special about the floor, very casual.
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Date of experience: February 2020
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