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 Museum of Pop Culture (MoPOP) 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.

Upcoming Activities

  • November 19 – December 30
  • Festival of Trees at the Fairmont Olympic Hotel
  • November 19 – December 31
  • Gingerbread Houses at the Sheraton Hotel
  • November 25 – December 23
  • Argosy Christmas Ship Festival
  • November 25 – December 24
  • Snowflake Lane at the Bellevue Collection
  • November 26 – December 23
  • Woodland Park Zoo WildLights
  • November 25 – December 28
  • Pacific Northwest Ballet’s The Nutcracker
  • November 26 – December 31
  • Garden d’Lights at Bellevue Botanical Garden
  • November 25 – December 28
  • Urban Craft Uprising
  • December 1 – 31
  • Winterfest
  • December 11
  • Jingle Bell Run
  • December 12 – 29
  • Holiday Brews And Bulbs Tour

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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