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Quick trip to Seattle. For Anniversery. Need help.

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Quick trip to Seattle. For Anniversery. Need help.

My DH and I will be in Seattle Feb 16-20. What are some inexpensive things to do, and must see.

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1. Re: Quick trip to Seattle. For Anniversery. Need help.

You don't tell us your interests, but here are some ideas. Will you have a rental car?

Ballard/Chittenden Locks Uniquely Seattle. http://tinyurl.com/ixbu

Museum of Flight A world class museum, for all ages. http://www.museumofflight.org/

Pike Place Market www.pikeplacemarket.org/frameset.asp…

Snoqualmie Falls East of Seattle less than one hour. Bring a jacket, it can be misty and cool. http://www.snoqualmiefalls.com/

Wine Country, Woodinville After the Falls, go through the Snoqualmie River Valley (Rte. 203) and on to Woodinville for “Wine Country”. http://www.woodinvillewinecountry.com/

If you have kids, or want funny gifts, then see the Archie McPhee Store http://www.mcphee.com/shop/

Woodland Park Zoo http://www.zoo.org/

Seattle Aquarium http://www.seattleaquarium.org/

Seattle Center (site of the 1962 World's Fair)

The following provides more ideas...

Options for self drive itineraries in the Seattle region, with websites. tripadvisor.com/Travel-g60878-c112037/Seattl…

WA State Ferries Beautiful views, ride at least one, perhaps Bainbridge Island or Bremerton. Bainbridge is a shorter ride, but the town of BI is nice to tour; return at dusk or later for terrific views of Seattle and Puget Sound.

Whidbey Island WI is a great day or more getaway with many features of the Pacific NW; this TA article includes key websites, tours, maps. tripadvisor.com/Travel-g58824-s2/Whidbey-Isl…

On Whidbey Island, an easy hike, Ebey’s Landing State Park Dramatic, easy, trail, farmland to the east, Puget Sound and the Olympics to the west. http://tinyurl.com/3c8zrnc

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2. Re: Quick trip to Seattle. For Anniversery. Need help.

The best thing about Seattle is it is cheap. Downtown is a walking tour, just stroll around and look in all the great shops, have coffee at the pier, lunch at any great little restaurant. :)

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3. Re: Quick trip to Seattle. For Anniversery. Need help.

on top right please read one day itinerary without a car. It will give a idea of free things

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4. Re: Quick trip to Seattle. For Anniversery. Need help.

You can easily fill a day without spending much just walking around downtown. Definitely go thru the Pike Place Market. Stroll along the waterfront, down to Pioneer Square historic district. In Pioneer Square Waterfall Garden Park and the Klondike Museum nearby are free and fun.


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The Seattle Library offers a self-guided cell-phone or itunes tour that is a good option. The Frye Art Museum is small, lovely, and always free, just slightly east of the downtown core, easy walking (though hilly!)

The Seattle Art Museum Sculpture Park on the north end of the waterfront is free, and offers wonderful views and terrific art.

Always a ferry ride to Bainbridge for the experience & views is a great option.

The King County Water Taxi to West Seattle leaves from the downtown waterfront, runs Monday-Friday only in the winter, but is inexpensive, and a good way to explore another Seattle neighborhood.


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Pike Place Market, the ferry to Bainbridge Island and The Space Needle are must dos while in Seattle. If you like clam chowder, don't miss Pike Place Chowder by the market. :)

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