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3 days in Seattle

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3 days in Seattle
Got 3 days in Seattle?Grab your double tall vanilla latte and follow this plan to see the Best of Seattle.
Good for: Families, Groups, Seniors, Individuals
Seasons: Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter
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Day 1
Seattle Aquarium
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Seattle Aquarium

The heartbeat of hands-on marine experience and preservation education in the Pacific Northwest, the Seattle Aquarium offers fun, exciting ways to discover more about the amazing Puget Sound that surrounds you! Join us in our mission: Inspiring Conservation of Our Marine Environment.

Fee: Yes      Duration of visit: 1-2 hours
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Safeco Field
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Safeco Field

If you are a baseball fan don't miss this tour.  The tour will take you to places such as the visitor's locker room, presidential suite, press box... more »

Fee: Yes      Duration of visit: 1-2 hours
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Washington State Ferries
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Washington State Ferries

Any visit to Seattle that doesn't include even a short ferry trip is one that left out a real experience. Because of its geography, Seattle relies on... more »

Fee: No      Duration of visit: 2-3 hours
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Day 2
Museum of Flight
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Museum of Flight

The Museum of Flight is an expansive facility filled with all things related to flight.    From the first primitive glider designed by the Wright... more »

Fee: Yes      Duration of visit: 2-3 hours
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Pike Place Market
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Pike Place Market

Pike Place Market, an open-air shopping haven and Seattle institution, is a must-see for first time and return visitors alike.  Be prepared for large... more »

Fee: No      Duration of visit: 1-2 hours
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Kerry Park
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Kerry Park

For one of the best views of Seattle head to Kerry Park, a small park located on the south side of Queen Anne Hill.  A photo from here is Seattle postcard-perfect, featuring ferries crossing Elliott Bay, the city skyline with the Space Needle in the forefront and, if weather conditions are favorable, a view of Mt. Rainier.

Fee: No      Duration of visit: <1 hour
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Day 3
Seattle Center Monorail
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Seattle Center Monorail

The Monorail travels directly between Westlake Center (5th and Pine Street) and Seattle Center (adjacent to Space Needle and Experience Music Project). It is America's first full-scale commercial monorail system. The Monorail departs approximately every 10 minutes. Ticket fares are as follows (cash only, no ORCA Cards please): Adults: $2.25/one-way, Youth (ages 5-12): $1.00/one-way... More

The Monorail travels directly between Westlake Center (5th and Pine Street) and Seattle Center (adjacent to Space Needle and Experience Music Project). It is America's first full-scale commercial monorail system. The Monorail departs approximately every 10 minutes. Ticket fares are as follows (cash only, no ORCA Cards please): Adults: $2.25/one-way, Youth (ages 5-12): $1.00/one-way, Reduced Rate (Seniors 65+, Disabled, Persons with Medicare Card, Active Duty U.S. Military Personnel): $1.00/one-way. Roundtrip is twice the price of a one-way. Children 4 & under ride FREE! Less

Fee: Yes      Duration of visit: <1 hour
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Seattle Center
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Seattle Center

Site of the 1962 Worlds Fair features the Space Needle, childrens museum, theater and lots of amusement rides.

Fee: No      Duration of visit: <1 hour
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Pacific Science Center
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Pacific Science Center

This educational non-profit foundation features a Volcano Watch exhibit, Starlab Planetarium, a playground and an IMAX theater.

Fee: Yes      Duration of visit: 2-3 hours
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Space Needle
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Space Needle

Climb 520 feet to the observation deck of Seattle's signature building, which is actually 605 feet tall, for spectacular views of the city and its surrounding area. For food and fantastic sights check out SkyCity, the tower's rotating restaurant that makes one complete orbit per hour.

Fee: Yes      Duration of visit: <1 hour
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