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  • Location:Seattle, Washington
  • Duration:3 hours (approx.)

Seattle City Tour

Want an introduction to Seattle and its unique neighborhoods? Experience the best of Seattle on this 3-hour small-group minibus tour in and around the Emerald City. Visit great attractions in downtown Seattle and at the Seattle waterfront. Travel to Pioneer Square, Chinatown and the International District, plus Seattle Center (with the iconic Space Needle).

Highlights

  • Show Me Seattle
  • 3-hour bus tour of downtown Seattle
  • Travel by the many distinct neighborhoods and attractions
  • Experience downtown, the waterfront and Pioneer Square
  • Great way to uncover the highlights Seattle

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What You Can Expect

Seattle City Tour

Seattle City Tour

This 3-hour Seattle city tour visits the Seattle Waterfront, Pioneer Square, the Ballard Locks and more.

In downtown Seattle,see the iconic Space Needle at Seattle Center. Drive by Pike Place Market and the first Starbucks Coffee shop. It overlooks the Elliott Bay waterfront, with its span of parks and piers, ferry and ship terminals and promenades and public spaces. Next visit Pioneer Square, the birthplace of Seattle, with great restaurants, nightlife, book stores, and art galleries. Then there’s the Chinatown-International District, aka ID, one of Seattle’s oldest neighborhoods.

Visit Capitol Hill, with an abundance of nightlife and entertainment, it’s the center of the city's counterculture communities. Travel to the Lake Union area, with a number of floating homes, including the one from the movie Sleepless in Seattle. Pass by the University of Washington and find the famous public sculpture called the Fremont Troll. Stop to check out the stellar view of the city skyline from Kerry Park. It all makes for an enjoyable introductory trip through the Emerald City

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Customer Reviews

Michelle R

5 star rating: Highly Recommended February 2016

Excellent overview of Seattle and suburban areas for a half day. Entertaining, informative driver and guide.

Ricky S

5 star rating: Highly Recommended February 2016

Wife and I took the 3 hour city tour and enjoyed it very much. Our driver Dave Elvis cab driver was fun, funny, friendly, and had a lot of great insights on the city. I enjoyed his corny jokes but also appreciated the non-touristy tidbits on the city he would share along the way. He'd talk through the commissioned talking points then add the gritty underbelly historic aspects of the city which I thought was very cool, especially the bit about the Panama Hotel and its part during the Japanese internment fiasco.

Highly recommend this tour. It's a great way to see the major Seattle spots and also hit up some amazing viewpoints for breathtaking photos.

Denny C

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2016

Really enjoyed this tour. Saw a lot of Seattle and had a very good driver who was very informative.

LEIGH A

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2015

Thoroughly enjoyed this tour. Carlton was the best tour guide we ever had. He was happy to share his knowledge of Seattle. Highlight was stopping at locks long enough to watch a boat go through. Would definitely recommend this tour and Carlton!

Richard B

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2015

Our driver and tour guide, Carlton, was terrific. He did a great job of pointing out major landmarks while also giving insight, history and small details of buildings and locations a visitor would never know. I highly recommend this tour

Chen Y

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2015

The driver is very informative, totally love the tour!

Michael S

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2015

Very informative and enjoyable tour of the city. We were able to do other things during the week based on the information given during the tour. our tour guide was fabulous!

Barry B

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2015

One of the better tours I've experIenced whilst in my travels. Dan was on time, articulate, very polite and very knowledgeable of Seattle/Washington history. The mini coach was comfortable, and we never felt uncomfortable our ill at ease while Dan was driving. Overall an excellent morning your. Then you Dan

Jernee J

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2015

The tour was wonderful. The tour guide was very informative, accomodating and funny. I've always been fascinated with Seattle's beauty, but the tour made me fall in love with city even more. All of the different viewpoints were amazing! Although I was only in the city for the weekend, I feel like the tour allowed me to do and see a lot more than I probably would have done on my own. Would definitely recommend this tour especially for the short term traveler.

Terrence G

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2015

Dave was a great, well informed, entertaining tour guide.

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