36 Hours in Seattle, washington By: Maddie Velasquez

Seattle is known as the largest city in the state of Washington, and is surrounded by tons of scenery such as water, green forests, and mountains. Seattle consists of tons of city life and amazing attractions such as the Space Needle, Chihuly Garden of Glass, and Pikes Place Market, etc. This beautiful place is known for its unique past in music and it's futuristic space needle. Staying in this city might leave you in awe and maybe a little sleepless.


Four Seasons Hotel 99 Union St, Seattle, WA 98101

Start your stay at the beautiful Four Seasons Hotel in the middle of Downtown Seattle only less than a mile from the futuristic Space Needle, and only a 6 minute walk from the Pikes Place Market. This scenic hotel contains many luxury accommodations, such as a spa, rooftop pool, and many more.

Average Prices for a room: 399 USD (depending on area and the number of people and what type of suite)

Pikes Place Market Center, 86 Pikes Pl, Seattle, WA 98101

Start your morning at Pikes Place Market, only a 6 minute walk from the Four Seasons, and a very unique place to visit! Filled with small shops of many kinds including fish, all kinds of foods, souvenirs, trinkets and all! The very first Starbucks is even located in the Market itself and has been there since 1971. The market itself has been up and running since November 2, 1907 and is known as one of the oldest public markets in the States.

The Space Needle 400 Broad St, Seattle, WA 98109

After the exploration of the Market, make your way to the Space Needle! This is the most famous landmark in Washington. The needle was built and opened in 1962 and has been opened ever since. Not only is it a 360 degree view of the entire city, there is also a restaurant and cafe at the top towards the observation deck! Sky City is the well known restaurant 500 ft in the air inside the space needle. Enjoy the scenery and dine your way in the sky.

GA tickets for the needle only include

Kids 5-12 are $14 Adults 13-64 are $22 and Seniors 65+ are $19

Sky City Restaurant: The minimum price for an individual food and beverage is $35

Chihuly Garden ad Glass 305 Harrison St, Seattle, WA 98109

End the evening at the amazing Chihuly Garden and Glass it's filled with remarkable and unique pieces that you'll never forget. This attraction was built in 2012 when Chihuly himself started his exhibition in 1999.

GA Admission prices: Children 4 and under are free, Ages 5-12 are $14, Ages 13-64 are $22 and Seniors 65 and up are $19.


Bacco Cafe, Pikes Place Market, Seattle, WA 98109

Before you start your second day in the city, stop back down in the Pikes Place Market and enjoy a great breakfast at Bacco's Cafe! Baccos Cafe consists of a mixture of pacific northwest cuisine in various types of breakfast meals with fresh ingredients. According to reviews, it is rated 4.5/5!

An average meal at this restaurant can cost $10-15 per person

Seattle Great Wheel 1301 Alaskan Way, Seattle, WA 98109

The Seattle Great Wheel was known as the tallest Ferris wheel on the West Coast when it opened June 29, 2012. Take a ride on this wheel on Pier 57 and see the city like never before, it adds an amazing light to the city.

Ticket Prices: Children 4-11 are $9 Adults 12+ are $13 and Seniors 65+ are $11

Seattle Aquarium 1483 Alaskan Way, Seattle, WA 98101

Since the Ferris wheel is right over one Pier 57 might as well walk over to Pier 59 and visit the famous Seattle Aquarium! It's been opened since 1977 and there has been 25 million visitors ever since! Enjoy the sight of beautiful ocean animals right on the pier!

Ticket Prices: Children 4-12 are 16.95 Adults 13+ are 24.95


325 5th Ave N, Seattle, WA 98109

Start your last day in the city at the exciting Museum of Pop Culture! Formerly called the EMP Museum, it's filled with all types of exhibits displaying the culture we have today and embracing the artistic talents that surround us.

Ticket Prices: Youth 5-17 are $16, Adults 18-64 are $25, Seniors 65+ are $22

5500 Phinney Ave N, Seattle WA 98103

End your afternoon by exploring the Woodland Park Zoo! It was founded in 1899 to bring education and joy to others through the science of learning about animals. This zoo contains over 1,100 animals and over 300 different types of species. You don't wanna miss this!

Ticket Prices: Adults can range from $13-19 and Children can range from $9-13 Seniors get two dollars off the Adult price.

617 Broadway E, Seattle ,WA 98102

End your night at Altura, an exquisite Italian cuisine in which they create a new menu everyday for people to try and enjoy. Although the prices and time duration might be much, the food is worth it, they display high quality meals within 5-7 courses with small bites and fulfilling treats.

Dinner per person= $137

Time Duration of Dinner: Two and a half to three hours depending on the speed of the kitchen.

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