A Look Back: A Sunny Seattle Summer Visit

Seattle Waterfront

Seattle is definitely at the top of my list of favorite weekend destinations for the summer! I took my mom and she loved it too, so I thought to take a look back at sunny Seattle and post our photos just in time for this year’s good weather.

There are so many things to do in Seattle but we stayed outdoors to take advantage of the sunshine. It was so beautiful! We started off by taking a tour of the Seattle Harbor on the Argosy’s Spirit of Seattle. It was a one hour tour, which was affordable and showed us great views of the city but wasn’t too long and didn’t take up the whole day. There are several options to choose from.

Argosy Cruises, Seattle, WA

Argosy Cruise boat, Seattle

Open ocean in Seattle

Our next stop was to go up to the top of the infamous Seattle Space Needle. The observation deck is 520 feet high and once you’re up there you can get an amazing 360 degree view of the city. They’ve also got a restaurant up there! We didn’t stay for lunch but we heard some great things about it.
Seattle Space Needle

Here are the views from the top of the Space Needle…

View from the top of the Seattle Space Needle

Views of Seattle, Washington

View of the ocean, Seattle, WA

Can you see Mt. Rainier in the back?
View of Seattle, Mt. Rainier from the Space needle

No visit to Seattle is complete without visiting the original Starbucks! This is the place that started it all… the line was out the door and its definitely a photo op.

Original Starbucks store, Seattle, WA

We also visited the world famous Pike Place Fish Market. It is such a colorful place to be… so full of life.

Pikes Place Public Market, Seattle, WA

Seattle Market, Pikes Place

Pikes Place Market, Seattle

Here’s the place we’ve all heard of where they throw your order around! It gets pretty loud and they definitely draw a crowd.

Fish Market, Pikes Place, Seattle WA

And just a few other colorful things you can buy at the market…

Fresh produce at Seattle's Pikes Place Market

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Deli meats, Pikes Place Market, Seattle

fresh fish, Pikes Place Market Seattle
Fresh fruits at Seattle's Pikes Place Market

Seattle is so beautiful and I can’t wait to go back.¬†What do you love about sunny Seattle?

 

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