Seattle is a unique and wonderful jewel of the United States, it is the Emerald City – the capital of the Pacific Northwest. Seattle has become a magnet hub for youth and reflecting the diversity of the city there are many interesting destinations to check out that you cannot find anywhere else.
The Museum of Flight
Seattle has a rich aviation heritage. Boeing defined Seattle for generations, setting its roots in the Puget Sound early in the twentieth century. Celebrate important history as you walk the aisle of a retired Air Force One or walk into a Concorde. Experience the aircraft that won WWI and WWII. Interactive exhibits allow you to land on the moon and soar over Puget Sound in a flight simulator. Relive the excitement of the space race, see the SR-71, the world’s fastest jet, and much more. From the Wright brothers to the first 747 to a full-scale model of the Space Shuttle, you will find fun and a wonderful aviation experience at The Museum of Flight!
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Located in the vibrant Seattle Center, Chihuly Garden and Glass is an elegant showcase of the works inspired by internationally renowned blown-glass sculptor Dale Chihuly. Stroll through the museums eight unique galleries, exotic outdoor gardens, and magical Glasshouse. Offering both day and night experiences, this interesting and colorful museum of blown-glass will offer something for everyone rain or shine. Blown-glass is a unique and colorful art form that excellently utilizes free space – do not miss this museum
Museum of Pop Culture
Located in the EMP Museum, located next to Seattle’s iconic Space Needle, the Museum of Pop Culture houses some of the world’s most legendary pop culture artifacts. Check out the EMP when you are done to test your DJ skills in Sound Lab, learn to play the guitar or experience the life as one of the world’s most mesmerizing producers of pop culture. Celebrate Seattle’s rich and diverse music scene – from Jimi Hendrix and Rock and Roll to Nirvana and Grunge to the EDM scene of today. Hands-on experiences, iconic artifacts, and award-winning exhibitions featuring robust and fully interactive exhibits that surround you with all there is to know about the many fields of music. A true sight to behold, the EMP and the Museum of Pop Culture are destinations unlike any other in the world – celebrating nerds and music fans alike.
For one of the best views in the city head to Kerry Park, this A photo from here is Seattle postcard-perfect, featuring ferries crossing the bay, a panoramic view of downtown, and if the weather is right, a view of the mountains, including the imposing and beautiful Mt. Rainier. This park is quintessential Seattle and is among the best places to get a selfie with the city. Do not miss this charming park with a billion dollar view.
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