Seattle Vacations & Travel Packages!
This is the largest city in Washington state, and has a picturesque landscape consisting of the Ice Pyramid (of Mount Rainier National Park) and Cascade Mountains (in the Olympic National Park). This is a scientific city and has many research centres to its credit, but an unassuming visitor or a nature lover is first advised to visit the Hoh Rain Forest for its moss-laden trees.
Places of Interest in Seattle
Seattle Centre & the Space Needle
The stunning duo of Seattle Center and Space Needle was the glorious idea that had trumped the introduction of entertainment complex and recreational park in Seattle in the sixties. This setup has now graudated to include a musical event centre, an exceptional artwork of glass and a futuristic steel and the glass structure nearby. Visitors usually admire the marvel for it offers magnificent 360-degree view of the beautiful city of Seattle.
This extensive, 92-acre facility is home to several endangered species of animals and birds from across the world. The visitors also appreciate its naturalistic habitats that cater to 300 different species of animals, including elephants, snow leopards, jaguars, lemurs and grizzly bears.
Pike Place Market
This 109-year old classic public market is all about seafood, especially the flying fish. Visitors usually find their taste buds on a riot once they see local chefs at Pike Place Fish Market enticingly tossing salmon and cod fish in frying pans. This place is like one of the best for tasting the most authentic of fish delicacies in Seattle, but that's not the end of its charm. The classic artifacts, flower stalls, handicrafts, and wooden souvenirs are just about as glorious as the seafood.