Looking for something to do in Seattle? Here is a Seattle area activities list to check out. Several PNW activities and things to do in the PNW

Pacific Science Center–  A staple in the Seattle area for kids and adults.  Lots of interactive exhibits, science learning and an IMAX theater.


Seattle Aquarium– Marine exhibits featuring the Puget Sound.


Alki Beach– Great place to relax on the beach, have a picnic, take a walk, eat some great food, watch the ferry’s and more.


Pike Place Market– A must see spot in Seattle.  Chalked full of fresh foods, salmon throwing, handmade arts and crafts, exotic shops and plenty of entertainment.  

Pike Place Market

Seattle Waterfront– Take a stroll along the waterfront and take in the sights and views.  Several fun shops to explore, including the famous Curiosity Shop and plenty of restaurants to choose from.    


Great Wheel– Enjoy the Seattle waterfront and Elliot Bay from a unique perspective. Each ride on this gigantic wheel guarantees 3 full revolutions of ride time. Check it out during the day or light up at night!

Seattle Great Wheel

Argosy Cruise– Take a boat cruise along the Seattle waterfront, or up to the Ballard Locks, or on Lake Washington. Several cruises to choose from and a great way to spend a few hours soaking in the scenery.


Space Needle– Iconic place to visit in Seattle.  Built for the 1962 World’s Fair, the Space Needle is a great place to get a birds eye view of the city and the Puget Sound.  


Mt Rainier– Mt Rainier is the backdrop of the Seattle area.  It is a beautiful place to visit year round, whether hiking, camping or taking in the views.  

Mt Rainier Pacific Northwest

Lake Washington Boat Rentals– Located on the south side of Husky Stadium on the shore of Lake Washington, the University of Washington’s Waterfront Activities Center rents kayaks, canoes and row boats during the spring and summer months. With the Washington Arboretum nearby offering wildlife, protected waterways and trails, this is a lot to see and explore.