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53. Asian Art Museum

Asian Art Museum

3,950 km
from city center
53 out of 191
places to visit in Seattle

Located within Seattle’s Volunteer Park, Asian Art Museum represents the art from the Asian countries of India, Japan, Korea, the Himalayas,China and other Southeast Asian countries. It features both contemporary as well as traditional artworks in different forms such as paintings, glass work, sculptures etc. Exhibitions are held throughout the year in this gallery and some of the exhibits include the famous Madhubani paintings of Baua Devi, Famous Japanese artist, Mr’s pop art and a lot more.

54. Museum of History and Industry

Museum of History and Industry

2 km
from city center
54 out of 191
places to visit in Seattle

Museum of History & Industry ( MOHAI) is the largest private heritage organization in Washington dedicated to preserving, sharing, and propagating the history of Seattle, especially the Puget Sound Region. It houses around four million artifacts, archived materials, and photographs on the Puget Sound Region with a portion of it displayed at the Naval Reserve Armory in Lake Union Park.

55. Frye Art Museum

Frye Art Museum

1 km
from city center
55 out of 191
places to visit in Seattle

Frye Art Museum houses paintings and sculptures from the 19th Century to the Present Age. Initially, It was a private collection of Charles and Emma Frye which was later opened to the public as Seattle’s first free Art Museum in 1952. The Museum strives to reflect Seattle’s evolving identities through its exhibitions and various outreach programs.

56. Chihuly Garden And Glass

Chihuly Garden And Glass

2 km
from city center
56 out of 191
places to visit in Seattle

Chihuly Garden and Glass is an exhibition dedicated to a large portion of American glass sculptor Dale Chihuly’s works. The exhibit includes eight interior galleries and three drawing walls tracing the trajectory of Chihuly’s significant series of work, a garden, and a theatre. The 40-foot tall Glasshouse with installations of red, orange, yellow, and amber palette is the centerpiece of the exhibition. Other than these, it also features a gourmet collection of food at the Art Plaza and Collections Cafe.

57. Wing Luke Museum

Wing Luke Museum

1 km
from city center
57 out of 191
places to visit in Seattle

Wing Luke Museum, also known as the Wing Luke Museum of the Asian Pacific American Experience is dedicated to the culture, art, and history of Asian Pacific Americans. The museum is named after the First Asian American elected to public office in the Pacific Northwest - Wing Luke. It is affiliated with the Smithsonian Institute and features exhibits representing over 26 ethnic groups. It organizes various outreach programs too. It also won The National Award for Museum Service for its exhibit on Bruce Lee - Do You Know Bruce Lee in 2014.

58. National Nordic Museum

National Nordic Museum

8 km
from city center
58 out of 191
places to visit in Seattle

National Nordic Museum was established initially as the Nordic Heritage Museum in 1980. The Museum is dedicated not only to the preservation of Nordic cultures but it also brings together the community of Nordic Immigrants in Seattle together through the art exhibited. It features 5 ethnic galleries from Denmark, Sweden, Iceland, Norway, and Finland. It is a must-visit for those who wish to learn more about Nordic Culture and Heritage.

59. Seattle Children's Museum

Seattle Children's Museum

2 km
from city center
59 out of 191
places to visit in Seattle

Seattle Children’s Museum was founded in 1979 with the incentive to instill in Children and their families - curiosity and the joy of discovery through enjoyable hands-on experiences. The museum features 11 exhibits and a play space of 18,000 sq feet for toddlers and kids up to age 8 to play and enjoy. It is the perfect place to bring kids for a day out.

60. Burke Museum

Burke Museum

6 km
from city center
60 out of 191
places to visit in Seattle

Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture is located on the University of Washington campus in Seattle. Founded in 1885, it is the oldest museum in Washington state. It houses over 16 million artifacts and specimens, some of which are among the largest collections in the United States. The museum’s mission is to share its knowledge of science and culture, and document and preserve heritage.

61. Pacific Science Center

Pacific Science Center

2 km
from city center
61 out of 191
places to visit in Seattle

Pacific Science Center is a science center in Seattle that was built in 1962. It was designed by Minoru Yamasaki. It houses a wide variety of interactive exhibits and experiences from one of the world’s largest Laser Dome theaters, two IMAX theaters, VR Experiences, a Planetarium, to Naked Mole Rat Cam, Axolotls, and more. The science center was built with a vision to ignite curiosity and to explore and learn.

62. Seattle Pinball Museum

Seattle Pinball Museum

1 km
from city center
62 out of 191
places to visit in Seattle

Seattle Pinball Museum is a museum with a collection of over 50 pinball machines. Initially, it was a private collection which was later opened to the public in 2010. It features pinballs from as early as the 1960s. It strives to preserve Pinball history through American Pop Culture. Visitors can choose among any pinball machine and play as much as they want here.

63. The Center for Wooden Boats

The Center for Wooden Boats

2 km
from city center
63 out of 191
places to visit in Seattle

The center for Wooden Boats is a museum dedicated to the documentation and preservation of experiences in maritime history. It is located at three sites; the Center for Wooden Boats at Cama Beach State Park, the South Lake Union Campus at Lake Union Park, and the Northlake Workshop & Warehouse North of Lake Union. It has over 170 vessels, most of which are rowboats and small sailboats. If you visit the museum on a Sunday, visitors can avail the free sailing class and on other days rent boats provided by the museum.

64. Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park

Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park

1 km
from city center
64 out of 191
places to visit in Seattle

Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park is a national historical park that was built in 1979 to memorialize the Klondike Gold Rush of 1897-98. The Seattle unit of the Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park is a museum and visitors center. The museum tells the history of Seattle, the people that came for the gold rush, and how the city went through a developmental change. Visitors can enjoy the interactive exhibits, read, and further dive deep into the history of Seattle by watching a movie.

65. Museum of Museums

Museum of Museums

1 km
from city center
65 out of 191
places to visit in Seattle

Museum of Museums is an art center located in Seattle, Washington. It was created by Greg Lundgren. The museum was built with the vision to inspire artists and create a thriving art scene in the city. It features murals, sculptures, rotating installations, exhibition spaces, even a gift shop, and more. Visitors can also enjoy the visual journey, and participate in the weekly art classes.

66. Jefferson Park Golf Course

Jefferson Park Golf Course

5 km
from city center
66 out of 191
places to visit in Seattle

Located on the top of Beacon Hill, Jefferson Park Golf Course is a Park-cum-golf course that spreads across 53 acres of land. Opened in the year 1915 and designed by the architect Scotsman Thomas Bendelow, this golf course has 18 Championship holes, 9 Holes Par 3, and a driving range.

67. West Seattle Golf Course

West Seattle Golf Course

6 km
from city center
67 out of 191
places to visit in Seattle

The West Seattle Golf Course is a public 18-hole Championship par 72 golf course that challenges all golfers of all levels. Opened in the year 1940 and designed by the famous architect H Chandler Egan this golf course meanders across the Longfellow Creek.

68. Jackson Park Golf Course

Jackson Park Golf Course

14 km
from city center
68 out of 191
places to visit in Seattle

Situated in north Seattle, the Jackson Park Golf Course spreads across 161 acres of land is the driest public golf course in the city. With an 18-hole Championship and a 9-hole Executive par-three play area, this golf course also houses other facilities like a driving range, a café, clubs for men and women, and more.

69. Bellevue Golf Course

Bellevue Golf Course

14 km
from city center
69 out of 191
places to visit in Seattle

The Bellevue Golf Course is an 18-hole par 72 golf course that is open all year round and has a lot to offer. Located in Bellevue, this golf course was opened to the general public in the year 1968 and is perfect for golfers of all skill levels. This golf course has flat terrain with subtle slopes that challenges the golfers and three-lined fairways with strategic bunkering.

70. Nile Shrine Golf Course

Nile Shrine Golf Course

20 km
from city center
70 out of 191
places to visit in Seattle

Built-in the year 1968 by Norman H Woods, the Nile Shrine Golf Course is an 18-hole par 67 semi-private golf course. This golf course is spread across 5010 yards and is open all year round. The golf course also features private and golf lessons, a pro shop, men/ women golf clubs, tournaments, and much more.

71. Maplewood Golf Course

Maplewood Golf Course

20 km
from city center
71 out of 191
places to visit in Seattle

Designed by Al Smith, the Maplewood Golf Course opened in the year 1927 that lengthens over 5000 yards. Installed with Blue Grass, this golf course is a public 18-hole par 71 course with a driving range. With tree-lined fairways and Maplewood creek running nearby, golfers with a high handicap or novice golf players can try their hand at this golf course at affordable prices.

72. Auburn Golf Course

Auburn Golf Course

31 km
from city center
72 out of 191
places to visit in Seattle

Nestled along the Green River, the Auburn Golf Course is a challenging 18-hole par 71 course that lengthens over 6000 yards. It was purchased by the City of Auburn in the year 1968 after its construction in 1948. The golf course features a pro shop, hosts several tournaments, leagues, golf lessons, etc.

73. Foster Golf Links

Foster Golf Links

15 km
from city center
73 out of 191
places to visit in Seattle

Along the shores of River Duwamish in Tukwila lies the first-ever public course in the region known as The Foster Golf Links. Designed by George Eddy, the golf course opened in the year 1925. With tight fairways and undulating greens, this public 18-hole par 68 golf course extends over 4000 yards and is a challenge for golfers of all skill levels.

74. Green Lake Pitch and Putt

Green Lake Pitch and Putt

7 km
from city center
74 out of 191
places to visit in Seattle

The Green Lake Golf course is a 9-hole par three course that extends over 705 yards. Publicly opened in the year 1948 and managed by Marlene Taitch, this golf course is in the Green Lake "Pitch and Putt" facility in Seattle. As this course wedges into a small area, it is a perfect place for beginners to practice and enhance their golfing skills.

75. Lynnwood Municipal Golf Course

Lynnwood Municipal Golf Course

23 km
from city center
75 out of 191
places to visit in Seattle

Built-in the year 1991 by John Steidel, The Lynwood Municipal Golf course is an 18-hole executive par 65 course that extends over 4000 yards. The golf course features tight fairways and hole layouts that make the course a challenging one for the golfers. This golf course is open all year round and also nestles a driving range, pro-shop, and more.

76. Kenwanda Golf Course

Kenwanda Golf Course

34 km
from city center
76 out of 191
places to visit in Seattle

Encircled by the beautiful views of the Cascade ranges and the Olympic Mountains, the Kenwanda Golf course is an 18-hole 69 par course that spreads across 5336 yards. Open all-year-round, this public course was built in the year 1963 by Ken Harris. The golf course also has snacking options for its visitors.

77. Chambers Bay Golf Course

Chambers Bay Golf Course

49 km
from city center
77 out of 191
places to visit in Seattle

Owned by Pierce County, the Chambers Bay golf course opened for play in the year 2007. Designed by Robert Trent Jones II, this golf course nestles in University Palace on the Puget Sound. It is an 18-hole par 72 golf course that extends over 7000 yards with uneven terrain and beautiful landscape.

78. North Shore Public Golf Course

North Shore Public Golf Course

35 km
from city center
78 out of 191
places to visit in Seattle

The North Shore Golf course is a public course in Northeast Tacoma that nestles a driving range, a chipping green, and also provides private golf lessons led by professional instructors. A junior golf camp is also available at the course that is open for all skill levels and works on the fundamentals of golf.

79. Walter Hall Golf Course

Walter Hall Golf Course

35 km
from city center
79 out of 191
places to visit in Seattle

Maintained and owned by the City of Everett and Premier Golf Center LLC, The Walter E Halls Golf course is an 18-hole public course that extends over 6000 yards. Harbored in a forest setting, with a spectacular view of the Olympic and Cascade range, this golf course is a favorite spot for golfers of all skill levels. The golf course features group and private golfing lessons barring age and skill level.

80. Snoqualmie Falls Golf Course

Snoqualmie Falls Golf Course

34 km
from city center
80 out of 191
places to visit in Seattle

Located on the Snoqualmie Valley with a scenic view of Mount Si, The Snoqualmie Falls Golf Course is a public 18-hole par 71 golf course that extends over 5000 yards. It was built in the year 1968 and houses a pro shop, golf lessons led by professional instructors, hosts tournaments every year, and much more.

81. Mount Si Golf Course

Mount Si Golf Course

41 km
from city center
81 out of 191
places to visit in Seattle

The Mount Si Golf Course is a public 18-hole championship Par 72 course that features a driving range, car rentals, and more. It was built in the year 1972 by Gary Barter and John Sanford. The terrain of the golf course is mostly flat with a slightly rolling landscape, which adds a challenge to all the golfers.

82. Village Green Golf Course

Village Green Golf Course

22 km
from city center
82 out of 191
places to visit in Seattle

Constructed in the year 1963 and a few miles from Tacoma, The Village Green Golf Course is a public executive 18-hole par 62 course and also the best golf course in the area. The narrow fairways, small and elevated greens make it a perfect spot for high handicap golfers.

83. Rolling Hills Golf Course

Rolling Hills Golf Course

22 km
from city center
83 out of 191
places to visit in Seattle

Housed in Bremerton, the Rolling Hills Golf Course is a public 18-hole 70 par course that lengthens over 5000 yards. Constructed in the year 1972 by Donald A Hogan, the golf course includes tight fairways and greens surrounded by tall mature trees.

84. Coal Creek Falls

Coal Creek Falls

84 out of 191
places to visit in Seattle

Located in Cougar Mountain Regional Wildlife Park, Coal Creek Falls can be reached either by walking or hiking through a maze of trails. This location is a suitable place for hikers of all levels and also boasts several family-friendly trails.

85. Wallace Falls

Wallace Falls

85 out of 191
places to visit in Seattle

Renowned as a hiker’s haven, Wallace Falls is situated near Gold Bar, Washington that offers 12 miles of out-and-back trail. Nestled on the west side of Cascade Mountains, Wallace Falls State Park is a beautiful recreational area of 1,380 acres that surrounds Wallace Falls and Wallace River.

86. Bridal Veil Falls

Bridal Veil Falls

86 out of 191
places to visit in Seattle

A 1,328-foot waterfall, Bridal Veil Falls is a four-tiered waterfall that flows from a lake called Lake Serene and has a 150-foot wide drop. Out of the four tiers, two tiers are easily visible, and the way the waterfall cascades below looks just like a veil, and hence the name!

87. Snoqualmie Falls

Snoqualmie Falls

87 out of 191
places to visit in Seattle

Situated on the east of Snoqualmie River, tucked between Fall City and Snoqualmie, Snoqualmie Falls is a 268-foot waterfall that attracts millions of visitors each year. Boasting wonderful terrains, hikers enjoy the jaw-dropping nature’s beauty all around.

88. Franklin Falls

Franklin Falls

88 out of 191
places to visit in Seattle

Another popular spot parallel to National Forest Road, Franklin Falls near Seattle is known for its heavy rush of the falls that fall on the rocks, which finally get to the natural pool. There are three separate tiers of waterfalls in the area that offer picturesque vistas, along with lush vegetation.

89. Twin Falls

Twin Falls

89 out of 191
places to visit in Seattle

Considered as the tallest waterfall along the King County’s Snoqualmie River, Twin Falls is located 15 miles from Snoqualmie Pass, which means it is one of the waterfalls that’s located near Snoqualmie Summit on I-90.

90. Otter Falls

Otter Falls

90 out of 191
places to visit in Seattle

A 1,200-foot waterfall flowing into a small lake, Otter Falls is located near North Bend that’s best used from March to November. It is encompassed by mossed trees, a dense forest, and several trails.

91. Victor Falls

Victor Falls

91 out of 191
places to visit in Seattle

One of the very few lowland waterfalls situated near Puget Sound, Victor Falls is encompassed by heavy foliage all around. The trails of the falls are also home to several native animals and plants with edible fruits, such as the wild blackberries.

92. Palouse Falls State Park

Palouse Falls State Park

92 out of 191
places to visit in Seattle

Located within Palouse Falls State Park, Palouse Falls was formerly known as Aput Aput, which means Falling Water. It was named by the Palouse Indians. This 94-acre state park of Washington boasts several camping sites with tent spaces that are all available on a first-come, first-serve basis.

93. Teneriffe Falls

Teneriffe Falls

93 out of 191
places to visit in Seattle

Also known as Kamikaze Falls, Teneriffe Falls is situated three miles from Mt. Teneriffe Trailhead near the Mount Si Natural Resources Conservation Area. The trail that’s located here follows a logging road, and it is considered a wonderful place to go hiking.

94. Christine Falls

Christine Falls

94 out of 191
places to visit in Seattle

Located near Ashford, Washington, Christine Falls is a 69-foot high waterfall that is known for its lower drop that attracts a lot of photographers to capture the perfect shot.

95. Keekwulee Falls

Keekwulee Falls

95 out of 191
places to visit in Seattle

A popular trail in the Washington State, thanks to its gentle trail that’s best suited for families with kids, Keekwulee Falls is located near Snoqualmie Falls. It also boasts stunning views down the valley and can be easily reached even on hot days.

96. Comet Falls

Comet Falls

96 out of 191
places to visit in Seattle

Another waterfall nestled in Van Trump Creek in Pierce County, Washington, Comet Falls is considered the best in the Mount Rainier region. The waterfalls gush in a 462-foot from Van Trump Creek that takes the first plunge and later falls onto two smaller drops.

97. Myrtle Falls

Myrtle Falls

97 out of 191
places to visit in Seattle

Nestled in Mount Rainier National Park’s rugged gorge, Myrtle Falls is a great spot to hike even for inexperienced hikers as they soak in the blissful views all around. This 72-foot waterfall can be hiked from the Paradise parking area and go along the trails of Golden Gate or Skyline.

98. Marymere Falls

Marymere Falls

98 out of 191
places to visit in Seattle

A popular family-friendly waterfall on the Olympic Peninsula, Marymere Falls is set within Olympic National Park near Lake Crescent in Washington. The falls are easily accessible after hiking a mile through the well-maintained, dirt trail that goes through lowland forests comprising alder, cedar, and fir trees, among others.

99. UPS Waterfall Garden Park

UPS Waterfall Garden Park

99 out of 191
places to visit in Seattle

UPS Park, Waterfall Garden Park, or UPS Waterfall Park is a private pocket park that was established in 1978. The 22-foot waterfall is set in the heart of Pioneer Square.

100. Camp Long

Camp Long

7 km
from city center
100 out of 191
places to visit in Seattle

Encircled by a forest setting, Camp Long is a 68-acre park in West Seattle that allows its visitors to enjoy hiking in a scenic atmosphere. The campground has cabins for overnight camps, with rock climbing, and fire rings on each campsite. There are over 10 cabins, two picnic areas available at the campground.

101. Kalaloch Campground

Kalaloch Campground

141 km
from city center
101 out of 191
places to visit in Seattle

Situated in the Olympic National Park, Kalaloch Campground is a scenic forest on a high cliff overlooking the Pacific Ocean. The campground has over 160 campsites, installed with fire rings and picnic tables. Along the Kalaloch Creek that drains into the pacific ocean is a mile-long trail through the forest. Visitors can also enjoy swimming and fishing at the campsite.

102. Cougar Rock Campground

Cougar Rock Campground

102 km
from city center
102 out of 191
places to visit in Seattle

Located on the southwest side of Mt. Rainer National Park, the Cougar Rock Campground is at an elevation of 3180 feet. With over 170 campsites the campground is a rustic setting amidst the forest area adjacent to the river Nisqually. Visitors can enjoy hiking, rock-climbing, and sight-seeing at the campground.

103. Cape Disappointment State Park

Cape Disappointment State Park

197 km
from city center
103 out of 191
places to visit in Seattle

Cape Disappointment State Park has over 130 standard campsites, 50 RV- full hookup sites, 16 partial-camping sites, five primitive hiking /biking trail campsites. Fronting the Pacific Ocean the campground spreads across 2000- acres of land. Each campsite is installed with picnic tables and fire pits.

104. Colonial Creek Campground

Colonial Creek Campground

151 km
from city center
104 out of 191
places to visit in Seattle

Nestled in an old forest near Lake Diablo, the Colonial Creek Campground is situated in the North Cascades National Park. The campground has over 90 campsites, each installed with fire pits and picnic tables. Hikers can enjoy hiking and biking at the Thunder Knob Trail and the Thunder Creek Trail. Visitors can also enjoy water activities like fishing, swimming, boating, at the Diablo Lake nearby.

FAQs on Seattle

How can I commute within Seattle?

You can walk around most neighborhoods of interest in Seattle and there's a light rail system that connects a few of the neighborhoods. Buses in the city do connect many areas. Some buses only run during rush hour. Exploring the whole area is a lot easier if you have access to a car, or, if you're motivated, biking in Seattle can be a fun and efficient way to explore the city. The weather can change at a moments so do be prepared for rain. An all-day regional transit pass is available for visitors to Seattle. These $8 all-day passes are loaded onto regional transit cards ($5 each) at all ORCA vending machines and are used for unlimited riding on all local public transit (excluding the Seattle Monorail and Washington State Ferries). Transit pass value covers $3.50 per ride.
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What are the top sightseeing places in Seattle?

The top sightseeing places in Seattle are Space Needle, Woodland Park Zoo, Museum Of Flight, Chihuly Garden and Glass, Museum of history and industry, 5th Avenue Theatre.

What are the top activities in Seattle?

The top activities in Seattle are Seattle CityPASS, Space Needle Admission Ticket (With Chihuly Garden and Glass Admission Ticket) in Seattle, Museum of Pop Culture Admission Ticket, Snoqualmie Falls and Leavenworth German Town Tour from Seattle, Chihuly Garden and Glass Admission Ticket in Seattle, Land and Water Tour in Seattle by Ride the Ducks.

What are the top hotels in Seattle?

There are 439 Hotels in Seattle which can be booked through Holidify. The most popular hotels in Seattle are 346 West Kinnear Place Home, 7011 4th Ave NW Home, Grace Apartment, Chelsea Station Inn, Lofty Studio Prime Cap Hill Area Mins to Downtown, Prime Roosevelt Contemporary Studio, Olympic Views. You can see all the hotels in Seattle here
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