Music & Culture Among Things to do in Seattle

Things to do in Seattle. A true American State is one that makes even the rarest visitor feel like a citizen and that’s what Washington does on a daily basis to hundreds of tourists and fellow Americans alike. When you pick out one city among all the sensational ones in the State, and it happens to be Seattle, there’s no better choice in the world.

Theatre, Music in Seattle

Seattle Opera - Things to do in Seattle

Seattle Opera – Things to do in Seattle

It’s a hub of modernity and a center of progress. Their Art scene is one of a kind, evidenced in the Seattle Opera where you’ll find bliss sitting through a performance of Wagner’s ‘Ring’ and much more besides. There’s diversity here and that’s saying something in a world where clichés and repeats are on the rise.

There are places where you can enjoy fine acting and other performances. Catch shows at 5th Avenue Theatre, Ghost Lights Theatricals, Seattle Repertory Theatre and UW School of Drama, among several others. Some the best family fun can be found at the Pacific Science Center. There’s so much to stand in awe of and for kids to do, from outdoor play areas, sea creatures and dino footprints, among several others. Then there’s the infamous Seattle Tower whose presence alone is an imposing testament to the city’s beauty. Check out the panoramic view from the very top and you’ll feel so close to Heaven you won’t want to return to earth.

Downtown things to do in Seattle

Things to do in Seattle - EMP Museum Seattle

Things to do in Seattle – EMP Museum Seattle

Among free things to do in Seattle downtown, history lovers have a veritable buffet of museums to check out. Consider the Museum of Flight where aviation’s past will have you gawking. Then there’s the EMP Museum where you can learn all things ‘popular culture’ and even pick up an instrument to play a tune. There’s a Jimi Hendrix section to admire too. You also have two other stellar locations in this basket like the Museum of History and Industry and the Klondike Gold Rush Museum. Your day will be filled with awe and learning, so get started.

Between Piers 52 and 70, on Alaskan Way, is a stretch called the Seattle Waterfront. Not only can you take cruises and ferries here, the sights and sounds are worthy of several camera shots or an hour’s worth of video footage.

Getting that ideal bite to eat is easy here in Seattle. There are so many restaurants that cater to different tastes. Some recommends include the Hard Rock Café with its rock and roll theme, and the Buca di Beppo where Italian is the name of the game. The cuisine is simply too delish for words.

Things to do with Kids in Seattle

Woodland Park Zoo Seattle

Woodland Park Zoo Seattle

You can’t leave without checking out the Seattle Aquarium and the Woodland Park Zoo, both of which are fine examples of beauty. They display animal-life in their best lights and in their correct habitats. It’s simply marvelous to walk through them and feel like you’re actually in the wilds or swimming in the Big Blue.

There are numerous shopping areas here, so all you can do is make the most of them. The shop names are varied and fun-oriented. Downtown, The Outlets, Ballard, and more are some of the shops that will make it happen for you.
Whether it’s cruising along Alki Beach or picking an Alki Kayak Tour or Seattle Cycling Tour, whether it’s any one of the boating, swimming and hiking opportunities here, you’re in for a treat as diverse as a feast fit for a King. Seattle is one city that can make dreams come true.

 

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