In the summer months, you can rent a bicycle (or buggy bikes that seat a family) to ride the paved trail.
Or, take a tour.
Michael Allen Smith That green logo is everywhere.
Its quite a sight.Here are a few ways to experience Seattle music beyond the club scene.Its at 605 1/2 So Main St, just a few blocks walk from the International District bus tunnel station.The west side by Puget Sound and the east by First Avenue.Touristy, sure, but if you dont visit the Market, youve missed out on the one place that defines Seattle.The puffins have big bright beaks and a funny waddle, the otters are furry and playful (when theyre not napping the seals are graceful and social.Their recycled bike tube products are tough and really, really cool.There are plenty of swimming beaches for days when the weather permits Alki Beach on the sound and Denny Blaine on Lake Washington are two of the most popular but there are lots of other ways to enjoy the water.Plan your to return shortly before sunset.
Its easy and fun, the views are gorgeous, and its the best deal in town for a quick trip on the water.
Tickets can be purchased at the Downtown Pro Shop (at 4th and Pike) and the NW Box Office (off Occidental) they sell out quickly and cannot be purchased by phone or online, so its recommended that you get there at least a half hour before.
Theres a nice café here and an attractive outdoor patio for sunny days.
Theyve got a full selection at their Pike Place Market location, plus, they make a killer grilled cheese sandwich so you can get a snack while you shop the cheese cakes.
They recently added a Roastery where you can dive deep into the mythology of the coffee giant.Theres some street parking in the neighborhood, but you may end up walking further than youd like and youre already going to spend all day on your feet.The Giant Pacific Octopus can grow to measure 14 feet from arm to arm and can weigh nearly 35 pounds.The Sculpture Park is one of downtown Seattles few green spaces, and has fantastic views of the sound, mountains, and ferries; its a great place to take a walk or to run the kids around, even if you have little interest in the art itself.The Sound Lab has a dozen studio pods where you can play with audio engineering or find out what it sounds like to play a real electric guitar.This mammoth museum houses an impressive collection of artifacts that takes visitors through the fascinating history of human flight: all the way from those first rickety airplanes and hot air balloons to the miracle of modern space travel.The waters of Puget Sound are full of tree covered islands Vashon, Bainbridge, and the San Juan Islands to the North and they all have their charm.From pop to portraiture, regional to international, acrylic gift card box here are the major players in the Seattle visual arts: Seattle Art Museum : A block down First Avenue from Pike Place Market, Hammering Man looms: hes Jonathan Borofskys mammoth 48-foot kinetic steel and aluminum sculpture, silently.Kids 14 and under get in free.