Seattle's Must-see Science, Technology, Culture, and Nature Attractions
As one of the most important cities in the United States for culture, technology, and tourism, Seattle attracts tourists from all over the world all year round. It has beautiful natural scenery, surrounded by green mountains and water all year round, with glaciers, snow-capped mountains, and waterfalls and lakes not far away. You can enjoy the prosperity of the city here, but also experience nature, the following summary of the must-see attractions in Seattle, to take you to better experience the style of Seattle!
1. Space Needle
The Space Needle in Seattle is the equivalent of the Eiffel Tower in Paris and the Empire State Building in New York. This landmark is a must-see when in Seattle, and no matter where you are in the city, you can always see it, and if you can take the lift to the top of the tower, the whole city of Seattle is in full view, which is an exciting experience. On Independence Day and New Year's Day, there is a huge fireworks display.
Address：400 Broad St, Seattle, WA 98109, USA
Attraction's official website：https://www.spaceneedle.com/
2. Sky View Observatory
Located inside the Columbia Center, Sky View Observation Deck is Seattle's tallest observation deck, which offers a great view of the entire Seattle metropolis, including the Ferris Wheel, Puget Sound, Space Needle, Microsoft Campus, Mount Rainier Snowmass, and more. Of course, you can also have the unique once-in-a-lifetime experience of riding the 360-degree full-screen observation tower elevator to learn about the city's history and culture.
Address：700 4th Ave 73rd floor, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
Attraction's official website: https://www.skyviewobservatory.com/
3. Kerry Park
Kerry Park is the oldest residential area in Seattle and is also the high point in the suburbs of Seattle, the best place to photograph downtown Seattle. Especially for videographers, this location is ideal for taking pictures. Taking pictures from this angle not only can get downtown Seattle and the Space Needle in your lens, but also the top of Mount Rainier on a clear day, which is the best viewpoint to take pictures of Seattle.
Address：211 W Highland Dr, Seattle, WA 98119, USA
Attraction's official website：http://www.seattle.gov/parks/find/parks/kerry-park
4. Museum of Pop Culture
Located at the foot of the Space Needle, the Seattle Music Experience is the third-ranked building on Forbes' list of ugliest buildings, so you can imagine how unique it is. Originally built to honor Seattle native rocker Jimi Hendrix, the bright colors coupled with an exterior made up of 3,000 stainless steel and aluminum pieces showcase the appeal of rock music. The interactive room is ideal for experiencing the beauty of music, including activities such as playing guitar, drums, keyboards, and even DJ turntables!
Address：325 5th Ave N, Seattle, WA 98109
Attraction's official website：http://www.mopop.org/
5. Chihuly Garden and Glass
The Chihuly Glass Art Gallery houses a large collection of artwork by the renowned glass sculpture Chihuly, whose work is intricate and a visual feast. An exhibition gallery, a core greenhouse, and a lush garden are all part of the art gallery. It is recommended to visit in the evening to see the glass's reflection in daylight, as well as the glass's appearance at sunset and the effect of the lights at night.
Address：305 Harrison St Seattle, WA 98109
Attraction's official website：http://www.chihulygardenandglass.com/
6. The Spheres
Amazon.com spent seven years to build the Amazon Sphere, located in the Amazon headquarters of the Day 1 (building) building, indoor more than 40,000 species of plants, as in the real Amazon, mainly to provide Amazon employees office break use, while the Amazon Sphere has also become a tourist attraction in Washington, opening a fixed time every week for public tours.
Address：2111 7th Ave, Seattle, WA 98121, USA
Attraction's official website：https://www.seattlespheres.com/
7. Pier 69
Pier 69 is a large wooden pier area in Seattle, facing the Pacific Ocean and looking out at Mount Olympus in the distance, with buildings such as the old pier, aquarium, Ferris wheel, water house, and boat dock on the shore, you can enjoy the unique beauty of Seattle and feel a different style.
Address：2711 Alaskan Way, Seattle, WA 98121, USA
Attraction's official website：https://www.portseattle.org/
8. The Museum of Flight
The Museum of Flight, a Boeing aviation museum located at the Boeing plant south of Seattle, is the largest flight museum on the West Coast of the United States, and one of the pavilions is one of the original Boeing workshops. The Museum of Flight has a collection of 145 aircraft, which can be roughly divided into six display areas. The exhibits are rich and the collection of aircraft is amazing, especially if you have a space dream, it is recommended to be sure to learn about aviation knowledge and culture here.
Address：9404 E Marginal Way S, Seattle, WA 98108, USA
Attraction's official website：http://www.museumofflight.org/
9. Microsoft Corporation
Microsoft is an American multinational computer technology company, founded in 1975 by Bill Gates and Paul Allen, headquartered in Redmond, Washington, USA, near Seattle, and currently has hundreds of office buildings, to visit the Microsoft headquarters, you can get a real name card by registering at the visitor center to experience first-hand the Microsoft technology corporate atmosphere and first-class technology.
Address： One Microsoft Way, Redmond, WA 98052, USA
Attraction's official website：https://www.microsoft.com/
10. Boeing Future of Flight
The world-famous Boeing plant, located 25 miles from Seattle, features six workshops and the Guinness Book of Records for producing the 747, 757, 767, and 787. The plant showcases the entire Boeing airplane building process and is suitable for adults and children. Here you can learn about Boeing's history, watch short videos of airplane assembly and see the planes Boeing built for major airlines, some of which are still completely bare, unpainted, or unmarked. It's a great place to wander for those who like to explore the aerospace world.
Address：8415 Paine Field Blvd, Mukilteo, WA 98275
Attraction's official website：https://www.futureofflight.org/
11. Olympic National Park
Olympic National Park is a park with rich terrain, mainly consisting of snow-capped mountains, temperate rainforests, and seashores. From the warmth and humidity of the seashore to the bitter cold of the mountains, it is amazing that visitors can experience all four seasons of the year in one day. In addition, this is the only temperate rainforest in the world. The trees in the Haw River Rainforest are very tall, some shading the sky, and the trunks and even the branches are covered with green moss, just like the Wizard of Oz, which looks very beautiful, and this is a great place to get close to nature, and hike, ski.
Address：3002 Mt Angeles Rd Port Angeles, WA 98362
Attraction's official website：https://www.nps.gov/olym/index.htm