The Seattle Space Needle
Take a trip up the Seattle Space Needle to get the best view of the Emerald City. After recently completing a comprehensive remodel, the iconic structure now features glass floors to give a new 360 degree look at our beautiful city below.
Pike Place Market
Seattle’s original farmers market, established in 1907, the Market has a “Meet the Producer” tradition, 363 days a year. In addition to the actual farmers market part of the Market, there are restaurants and shopping.
The original home of Seattle’s founding settlers, Pioneer Square, once considered the heart of Seattle, is located west of the International District and adjacent to Elliot Bay. Today, Pioneer Square is the home of a vibrant art and culinary scene and is home to many galleries, bars, cafés, eateries and eclectic shops.
University of Washington Campus
Founded in 1861, the University of Washington is one of the oldest state-supported institutions of higher education on the West Coast. The campus is quite beautiful and worth a visit.
The Victoria Clipper is located next door to The Edgewater and offers day trips to popular destinations. Choose from a variety of Clipper trips to the San Juan Islands, to Portland, Oregon, to whale watching cruises or trips to Canada, including Vancouver and Victoria.
The Seattle Aquarium is one of the largest aquariums in the U.S. The region’s premier resource for hands-on marine experiences and conservation education, the Seattle Aquarium offers fun, exciting ways to discover more about the Puget Sound and our world’s one big ocean.
Experience Seattle from the water, as well as the surrounding islands. For over 60 years Argosy has been proud to be showing locals and visitors a side of Seattle they rarely get to see.
The Museum of Pop Culture
A hands-on musical “experience” for all ages, the MoPOP is a must visit for the musically inclined. The exhibits are varied, many are interactive, and the museum is home to a world-class collection of artifacts. MoPOP will encourage visitors of all ages to experience the joy of music in its many forms.
Seattle Great Wheel
The Seattle Great Wheel is a giant Ferris wheel at Pier 57 in Seattle. With an overall height of 175 feet, it was the tallest Ferris wheel on the west coast when it opened on June 29, 2012, and extends nearly 40 feet beyond the end of the pier, over Elliott Bay. The Seattle Great Wheel is open year-round.
Seattle Underground Tour
A leisurely, guided walking tour beneath Seattle’s sidewalks and streets. As you roam the subterranean passages that once were the main roadways and first-floor storefronts of old downtown Seattle, guides regale you with stories of Seattle’s original settlers.
Kerry Park is a 1.26 acre park on the south slope of Queen Anne Hill in Seattle. The view from the park includes downtown Seattle, Elliott Bay, the West Seattle peninsula, Bainbridge Island, Mount Rainier and the iconic red E of The Edgewater.
Dimitriou Jazz Alley
The family-owned and operated bistro first opened in 1979, and has been remodeled three times since moving to its larger, current location. Offering an exciting mix of dining, live music and performances, the nightclub also offers a unique and intimate atmosphere where all seats are located within 50 feet of the stage.
Kenmore Air Flightseeing
A family-run Seattle seaplane airline dedicated to creating memorable experiences for travelers. Fly to the San Juan Islands or Victoria BC; Kenmore Air will make your trip fun.
Looking out over Elliot Bay, West Seattle and the Puget Sound, the Seattle waterfront is an exciting place to explore. You’ll find shops, restaurants, bars, tourist attractions, galleries, the Seattle Aquarium and more.
Wings Over Washington
Take an aerial adventure with Wings Over Washington’s state-of-the-art theater. Once strapped into your seat, you’ll experience an amazing journey as you are swept into flight across the state of Washington, including the Olympic National Forest, Mt. Rainier, the San Juan Islands, the Cascades, Snoqualmie Falls, the Walla Walla Valley and the Balloon Stampede.
Copperworks Distilling Company
Copperworks Distilling Company produces a variety of spirits in their craft distillery. Home to a tasting room and retail store located in the heart of Seattle’s downtown waterfront, Copperworks is known for producing gin, vodka and whiskey.
Ferry Terminal (Bainbridge/ Bremerton only)
With 10 routes, 20 terminals and 22 ferries, the Washington State Ferry is the largest ferry system in the United States. The ferries serve eight counties within Washington and the Province of British Columbia in Canada.
Myrtle Edwards Park
Myrtle Edwards Park, which runs along Elliott Bay and has amazing views of the Olympic Mountains and Puget Sound, offers a 1.25-mile winding bike and pedestrian paths. The park is easy to access from downtown and has connections to other bike paths.
Olympic Sculpture Park
Located on an industrial site at the water’s edge, The Olympic Sculpture Park is a nine-acre green space for art. The waterfront park gives Seattle residents and visitors the opportunity to experience a variety of sculpture in an outdoor setting. The park also features an exhibition pavilion with performances and educational programming.
Seattle Water Taxi
For a scenic trip to Vashon Island, take a water taxi. With great service and low prices, the taxi is a pedestrian-only boat that ferries people from downtown Seattle to West Seattle or Vashon Island.
Pike Brewing Company
An independent craft brewery founded in 1989 and located near Pike’s Market and is a must-stop during your visit to the Emerald City. The brewery is home to two restaurants: American gastropub The Pike Pub and seafood restaurant and oyster bar Tankard & Tun. The Edgewater is proud to partner with Pike Brewing on our “Over the Edge” branded brew.