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My husband will be in transit for one day in Seattle (arriving at around 9 am and leaving at 10 pm the same day) and would like to explore to city. My husband is a fan of Bruce Lee and would like to pay his respect to the legend. We would also like to see Chinatown and a much as Seattle as possible. Can anyone help us to plan our day trip using public transportation?

Thank you in advance.

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1. Re: in transit daytrip...

Take Link Light Rail into downtown ($2.75, 1 hour each way) and exit at the International District station in the transit tunnel. Head up to street level and explore the ID. www.cidbia.org/folder.2008-10-02.5424088258

Explore nearby Pioneer Square. http://www.pioneersquare.org/map

Walk, bus or taxi to the Pike Place Market for lunch, etc.

Take Metro bus #10 to the last stop which is very near the entrance to Lakeview Cemetery on Capitol Hill. metro.kingcounty.gov/schedules/010/map.html www.lakeviewcemeteryassociation.com/lees.php

You'll want to be back at the airport by 7 or 8pm.

Metro trip planner: http://tripplanner.kingcounty.gov/

Google transit: www.google.com/intl/en/landing/transit/#mdy

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super easy to find Bruce Lees grave. Its at the top of the hill. Just follow the main road up to the top and you will see a very well worn path to Bruce and Brandon Lees graves. Its the most visited gravesite at Lakeview. Its also the historic cemetary for Seattle founding families. You may recognize a lot of

street names if you know Seattle at all. Mercer, Denney, Yesler etc etc. If you have time next to the cemetary is Volunteer park which is gorgeous. They have a free plant greenhouse that is interesting.

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3. Re: in transit daytrip...

The first two posts give you all the info you need. LightRail from and back to the airport. The #10 Metro bus up and back to Capitol Hill for the cemetery (drops you right there). And Chinatown/International District is also a stop on the LightRail.

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FYI David, the Conservatory is no longer free. Volunteer Park is well worth visiting, though!! Seattle Parks said the conservatory had to either charge admission or cease operations a couple of years ago.

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The conservatory admission fee is very nominal: $4 adults 18+, $2 age 13-18, under 13 FREE.

volunteerparkconservatory.org/about-us/…

A very short, convenient walk from the cemetery. Catch the #10 back downtown at the entrance road to Volunteer Park (15th Ave E & E Galer St).

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thanks I couldn't think of what to call it, but even for a small fee its worth the visit. Also may suggest climbing the old water tower for a view of Seattle.

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