50 Things to Do in Seattle, WA

Seattle is one of the Northwest’s most visited destinations because of its array of exciting and unique activities, tours and sightseeing. Foodies will take delight in one of Savor Seattle’s unique tours where you can taste some of Seattle’s many culinary treats. Those traveling with children will enjoy a visit to the Seattle Aquarium, Woodland Park Zoo or the Experience Music Project (EMP) where you can get hands-on with the instruments alongside rock memorabilia. For a little sightseeing, take a harbor cruise in beautiful Elliott Bay, visit the Ballard locks or find Seattle’s quirky side at the Gum Wall. There are truly too many things to do in Seattle to list in one place, but here is a good start. For even more of what is happening in Seattle, see the Northwest Events Calendar on the Clipper Vacations Blog. To plan a trip to Seattle, visit our Seattle packages page.

Upcoming Activities

  • July 15-24
  • Bite of Seattle
  • July 16-17
  • Seattle to Portland
  • July 22-24
  • Capitol Hill Block Party
  • July 29-31
  • Bellevue Art Fair
  • July 30
  • Seattle Dragon Boat Festival
  • August 5-7
  • Seafair Air Show and Hydroplane Races
  • August 12
  • South Lake Union Block Party
  • August 19-21
  • Chief Seattle Days
  • August 20-21
  • Seattle Street Food Festival

Year-Round Activities

  • Children’s Museum
  • Seattle Aquarium
  • Seattle Art Museum
  • Olympic Sculpture Park
  • Seattle Underground Tour
  • Ballard Locks
  • Frye Art Museum
  • Alki Beach
  • Westlake Center
  • Visit the Original Starbucks
  • The Gum Wall
  • Pioneer Square Shops & Restaurants
  • Pacific Northwest Ballet
  • Gas Works Park
  • Seattle Great Wheel
  • Northwest Trek
  • Museum of Glass
  • Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium
  • Burke Museum of History & Culture
  • San Juan Islands