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. To plan a trip to Seattle, visit our Seattle packages page.

Be sure to check out our Clipper Vacations Magazine feature on 30 Epic PNW Adventures To Do This Summer!

Upcoming Activities

  • September 2 – 25
  • WA State Fair
  • October 1
  • Octoberfest at Pike Brewing
  • October 1 – 2
  • Trucktoberfest
  • October 1 – 2
  • Oysterfest
  • October 1 – 15
  • Oktoberfest in Leavenworth
  • October 6 – November 11
  • Earshot Jazz Festival
  • October 8
  • Great Pumpkin Beer Festival
  • October 9
  • Seattle Children’s Festival
  • October 9 – 20
  • Seattle Restaurant Week
  • November 8
  • Election Day
  • December 3
  • Urban Craft Uprising

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
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