Off the Beaten Path:
Volunteer Park including Seattle Asian Art Museum and the Conservatory
Bruce Lee & Brandon Lee's graves
Capital Hill Neighborhood/Gayborhood
Museum of History and Industry
The 100+ Wineries of Woodinville
The Future of Flight Aviation Center & Boeing Tour
The Beaten Path:
Ballard (Hiram M. Chittenden) Locks
The Starbucks Reserve Roastery Tour
The Seattle Art Museum & Olympic Sculpture Park
How to get around
-Flying into SeaTac: All the options!
There are rental car companies at the airport, taxis, shuttles, limos, charters, city buses, and the LightRail train into and around the city.
Several hotels around the airport offer free shuttle services.
To access public transport on buses, trains, or ferries, you can use cash or an ORCA card. Washington State Ferries operate throughout Puget Sound and especially through the San Juan Islands in the Salish Sea.
If you're going from Pikes Place Market to the Space Needle and Museum of Pop Art, you can take the monorail train.
Lyft, Uber, and Wingz all operate in and around the city.
Seattle Based Books
Seattle Cooks: Signature Recipes from the City's Best Chefs and Bartenders (cookbook)
Pike Place Market Recipes: 130 Delicious Ways to Bring Home Seattle's Famous Market (cookbook)
Seattle Chef's Table: Extraordinary Recipes From The Emerald City (cookbook)
Where'd You Go Bernadette? by Maria Semple (fiction)
Another Roadside Attraction by Tom Robbins (fiction)
Black Blade Blues (and) Sarah Beuhall series by J.A. Pitts (fiction)
Broken For You by Stephanie Kallos (fiction)
Snow Falling on Cedars by David Guterson (historical fiction)
The Living by Annie Dillard (historical fiction)
Boneshaker by Cherie Priest (steampunk fiction)
To the Bright Edge of the World by Eowyn Ivey
West of Here by Jonathan Evision
Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet by Jamie Ford (historical fiction)
Winterkill by Craig Lesley (fiction)
Good to Know
*Google "Seattle Events Calendar" for current events
*Take an umbrella and layers of clothes, the weather changes quickly and can be cold.
-Get clam chowder in a sourdough bread bowl The Athenian in Pike's Market
-Visit Vital Tea Leaf for a wide range of teas
-Live Performances: Pacific Northwest Ballet, Seattle Opera, Seattle Symphony, Full calendar of live performances all over the city, Full calendar of live theater in the city,