Welcome to carefree, caffeinated Seattle, WA. Take in a deep breath—that's saltwater and roasting coffee beans filling your nostrils. Now follow your nose for adventure—and this helpful page—to get the most out of your visit to this seafaring city. Whether it's professional sports, music, nature, shopping or general sightseeing that brings you to the Emerald City, we've included some of the highlights here.
TOURISM INFORMATION: Visit Seattle | 206-461-5840
At the station
King Street Station
303 S. Jackson Street
Seattle, WA 98104
- Ticket Agent Available
- Quik-Trak ticket machine available on site
- Wheelchair accessible
- ATM available on site
- Checked baggage available during station hours
- Parking: Short-term parking available
6:15 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
PIKE PLACE MARKET A trip to Seattle isn't complete without a visit to the famous Pike Place Market, a massive farmers market overlooking Elliott Bay.
19 minutes from station
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28 minutes from station
9 minutes from station
PIONEER SQUARE Seattle's historic Pioneer Square District features 88 acres of beautifully restored architectural masterpieces. It's also home to the Klondike Gold Rush Museum and Seattle Underground tours.
3 minutes from station
SEATTLE WATERFRONT In addition to breathtaking views of Elliott Bay, the waterfront features the Seattle Aquarium, the Seattle Art Museum's Olympic Sculpture Park, and shops and restaurants. Catch the Victoria Clipper to Canada. Grab a cup of chowder at Ivar's and enjoy this uniquely Seattle experience.
ALKI BEACHA taste of lively beach life in the Northwest, Alki Beach is popular for volleyball, sea kayaking, wind sports, scuba diving, or just people watching while strolling along the boardwalk.
40 minutes from station
14 minutes from station
FREMONT TROLL Lurking under the north end of the Aurora Bridge is a colossal statue of a troll clutching a Volkswagen Beetle.
35 minutes from station
11 minutes from station
CHECK OUT CHINATOWN Seattle's Chinatown-International District is the only neighborhood in America where Chinese, Filipino, Japanese, Vietnamese and Southeast Asians live and work together, side-by-side. Be sure to visit the flagship Uwajimaya Asian Food and Gift Market.
JUST FOR FUN One of the best views in Seattle can be experienced in the women's restroom (sorry, guys) on the top floor of the Columbia Center in Pioneer Square.
metro busesConvenient and effective, the Metro Buses service downtown and outlying areas.
Central LINK LIght railRide Central Link light rail between Sea-Tac Airport and Downtown Seattle.
monorailBuilt for the World's Fair, the Seattle Monorail is a fun and convenient way to travel between downtown and the Seattle Center, site of the Space Needle and Experience Music Project.
South lake union streetcarRide the streetcar from Westlake Mall to Lake Union.
ferriesTake a mini cruise across beautiful Elliott Bay from downtown's Pier 55 to West Seattle. From here, you can explore Alki Beach in West Seattle. Walking distance from the station.
ducktours Tour Seattle by land and water on a WWII amphibious craft. Call (206) 441-3825.
yellow cabComputerized for fast service. Call (206) 622-6500.
Orange cab Orange Cab was collectively formed by a number of Seattle area professional cab owners. Call (206) 957-0838.