Best tours in Seattle

Check out the top tours in Seattle, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. University of Washington
1. University of Washington
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70 local reviews
University of Washington, Seattle
+1 206-543-2100
UniversityPoint of interestEstablishment
Doreen
The prestigious University of Washington is a great stop over on your visit. Tour the grounds, visit the Burke…
Bob
It's a beautiful University with a mixture of old and new buildings. Wonderfully maintained grounds. Tours ava…
Barbara
Great University!
1. University of Washington
1. University of Washington
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70 local reviews
University of Washington, Seattle
+1 206-543-2100
Doreen
Doreen
The prestigious University of Washington is a great stop over on your visit. Tour the grounds, visit the Burke Museum and walk the 'Ave' to …
Bob
Bob
It's a beautiful University with a mixture of old and new buildings. Wonderfully maintained grounds. Tours available. Don't miss the librar…
Barbara
Barbara
Great University!
2. Kerry Park
2. Kerry Park
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174 local reviews
211 W Highland Dr, Seattle
Open · Closes 10:00 PM
+1 206-684-4075
ParkPoint of interestEstablishment
Tyler
Great views of the Space Needle from here! You aren't a tourist until you have been here ;)
Lucky
A nice place for tourists and family. Having a nice view by standing high of the viewpoint, to see the slope o…
Seattle Oasis
The view from this park (more like a viewpoint) shows up in almost every movie and TV show based in Seattle.
2. Kerry Park
2. Kerry Park
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174 local reviews
211 W Highland Dr, Seattle
Open · Closes 10:00 PM
+1 206-684-4075
Tyler
Tyler
Great views of the Space Needle from here! You aren't a tourist until you have been here ;)
Lucky
Lucky
A nice place for tourists and family. Having a nice view by standing high of the viewpoint, to see the slope of Queen Anne Hill and Space Ne…
Seattle Oasis
Seattle Oasis
The view from this park (more like a viewpoint) shows up in almost every movie and TV show based in Seattle.
3. Fremont Troll
3. Fremont Troll
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108 local reviews
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Karen
The Fremont troll is an iconic spot in the artsy/funky Fremont neighborhood. Under the bridge, this huge sculp…
Ann Petrich
One of Seattle's top tourist attractions - always busy and lots of fun for kids. The new park on the west sid…
Sylvia
Yes indeed there is a giant troll under a bridge in Seattle. In fact this is a fun and interesting neighborho…
3. Fremont Troll
3. Fremont Troll
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108 local reviews
Karen
Karen
The Fremont troll is an iconic spot in the artsy/funky Fremont neighborhood. Under the bridge, this huge sculpture of a troll features a VW …
Ann Petrich
Ann Petrich
One of Seattle's top tourist attractions - always busy and lots of fun for kids. The new park on the west side is an upgrade in the area. …
Sylvia
Sylvia
Yes indeed there is a giant troll under a bridge in Seattle. In fact this is a fun and interesting neighborhood with unusual sights and won…
4. Space Needle
4. Space Needle
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241 local reviews
400 Broad St, Seattle
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Mark
You'd think this is a tourist trap that Seattleites don't get to much, and you'd be right. Check out the revo…
Rebecca
The Space Needle is Seattle’s most recognizable building by far—so recognizable that this distinctive landmar…
Jennifer
Touristy? Yes. But still a fun trip with spectacular views! To turn it into a longer adventure, leave the car …
4. Space Needle
4. Space Needle
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241 local reviews
400 Broad St, Seattle
Mark
Mark
You'd think this is a tourist trap that Seattleites don't get to much, and you'd be right. Check out the revolving restaurant. Make a rese…
Rebecca
Rebecca
The Space Needle is Seattle’s most recognizable building by far—so recognizable that this distinctive landmark has become a symbol of the c…
Jennifer
Jennifer
Touristy? Yes. But still a fun trip with spectacular views! To turn it into a longer adventure, leave the car at home and take light rail to…
5. Green Lake
5. Green Lake
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223 local reviews
Green Lake, Seattle
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Claire L
Beautiful place to go on a stroll around the lake, under 3 miles to do the complete loop. We like to detour fo…
Craig
This is a very popular park that has almost everything you need. Hang out and enjoy the summer! Walk/Run/Ri…
Seth
2.7 mile run around the lake
5. Green Lake
5. Green Lake
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223 local reviews
Green Lake, Seattle
Claire L
Claire L
Beautiful place to go on a stroll around the lake, under 3 miles to do the complete loop. We like to detour for the frozen yogurt nearby.
Craig
Craig
This is a very popular park that has almost everything you need. Hang out and enjoy the summer! Walk/Run/Ride around the lake... Rent a …
Seth
Seth
2.7 mile run around the lake
6. Pioneer Square
6. Pioneer Square
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56 local reviews
Pioneer Square, Seattle
NeighborhoodPolitical
Drew
The oldest neighborhood in Seattle with lots of brick buildings. It's a good locations for restaurants/bars be…
Todd
Old section of Seattle, built largely after the 1889 great Seattle fire. Underground Seattle tour is very po…
Miranda
Pioneer Square is the oldest district in the city. There's so much history in this neighborhood. I highly reco…
6. Pioneer Square
6. Pioneer Square
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56 local reviews
Pioneer Square, Seattle
Drew
Drew
The oldest neighborhood in Seattle with lots of brick buildings. It's a good locations for restaurants/bars before a game at Safeco or Centu…
Todd
Todd
Old section of Seattle, built largely after the 1889 great Seattle fire. Underground Seattle tour is very popular (Yesler Way and 1st Aven…
Miranda
Miranda
Pioneer Square is the oldest district in the city. There's so much history in this neighborhood. I highly recommend taking a tour. It's rece…
7. Volunteer Park
7. Volunteer Park
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122 local reviews
1247 15th Ave E, Seattle
Open · Closes 10:00 PM
+1 206-684-4075
ParkPoint of interestEstablishment
Michael
Great walk, run or bike route under soaring trees, green fields, Asian Art Museum or conservatory tour. An eas…
Roger
Lovely park on top of Capitol Hill. If you are "touristing" up on the Hill, it's a great getaway, with stunnin…
Kevin And Monica
For an incredible view of downtown and the Space Needle, find the water tower near 14th and Prospect. Climb it…
7. Volunteer Park
7. Volunteer Park
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122 local reviews
1247 15th Ave E, Seattle
Open · Closes 10:00 PM
+1 206-684-4075
Michael
Michael
Great walk, run or bike route under soaring trees, green fields, Asian Art Museum or conservatory tour. An easy 5 min walk down the street.
Roger
Roger
Lovely park on top of Capitol Hill. If you are "touristing" up on the Hill, it's a great getaway, with stunning views of the City, & beautif…
Kevin And Monica
Kevin And Monica
For an incredible view of downtown and the Space Needle, find the water tower near 14th and Prospect. Climb it!
8. Pike Place Fish Market
8. Pike Place Fish Market
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7 local reviews
86 Pike Pl, Seattle
Open · Closes 6:00 PM
+1 206-682-7181
FoodPoint of interestEstablishment
Darrell
Tourist go-to spot. Plenty of spots to shop. Check out Post Alley if you get the chance.
Donna
Tourist epicenter of Seattle. If you can go during the week it will be a lot easier to navigate. But either wa…
A
A great place to roam the great outdoor of fish throwing to fresh flowers to fresh clam chowder.
8. Pike Place Fish Market
8. Pike Place Fish Market
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7 local reviews
86 Pike Pl, Seattle
Open · Closes 6:00 PM
+1 206-682-7181
Darrell
Darrell
Tourist go-to spot. Plenty of spots to shop. Check out Post Alley if you get the chance.
Donna
Donna
Tourist epicenter of Seattle. If you can go during the week it will be a lot easier to navigate. But either way it is a must see while you a…
A
A
A great place to roam the great outdoor of fish throwing to fresh flowers to fresh clam chowder.
9. Fremont
9. Fremont
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34 local reviews
Fremont, Seattle
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Rob And Carol
Artsy neighborhood. Lenin statue and troll under bridge. Theo's chocolate factory. Free samples and tours (res…
Shyra
Another fun place to shop, eat and look around. Plus there's the Burke-Gilman trail along the waterfront that …
Drew
Another trendy neighborhood with a good central location. Fremont has some nightlife to offer, a walk along th…
9. Fremont
9. Fremont
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34 local reviews
Fremont, Seattle
Rob And Carol
Rob And Carol
Artsy neighborhood. Lenin statue and troll under bridge. Theo's chocolate factory. Free samples and tours (reserve). Nice hole in wall and c…
Shyra
Shyra
Another fun place to shop, eat and look around. Plus there's the Burke-Gilman trail along the waterfront that will take you down to Gas Work…
Drew
Drew
Another trendy neighborhood with a good central location. Fremont has some nightlife to offer, a walk along the canal on 34th St, Theo Choco…
10. Olympic Sculpture Park
10. Olympic Sculpture Park
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103 local reviews
2901 Western Ave, Seattle
+1 206-654-3100
ParkMuseumPoint of interest
Bill N Rose
This award-winning nine-acre park on Seattle’s waterfront is free and open to the public. The sculpture park o…
Mandy
This is the best place to get great views of the Puget Sound, the park is incredible with great art. My favor…
Siena
Walk among the larger-than-life masterpieces in Olympic Sculpture Park.
10. Olympic Sculpture Park
10. Olympic Sculpture Park
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103 local reviews
2901 Western Ave, Seattle
+1 206-654-3100
Bill N Rose
Bill N Rose
This award-winning nine-acre park on Seattle’s waterfront is free and open to the public. The sculpture park offers monumental contemporary …
Mandy
Mandy
This is the best place to get great views of the Puget Sound, the park is incredible with great art. My favorite is the silver tree. Make …
Siena
Siena
Walk among the larger-than-life masterpieces in Olympic Sculpture Park.
11. Seattle Center
11. Seattle Center
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86 local reviews
305 Harrison St, Seattle
Open · Closes 9:00 PM
+1 206-684-7200
Point of interestEstablishment
Patrick
Originally built for the 1962 World's Fair, the 74-acre Seattle Center is an arts, educational, tourism and en…
Johnson
Seattle Center has all kinds of public entertainment facilities, including Space Needle, EMP Museum, Pacific S…
Evan
Some cities have tourist attractions that are kitchy and don't reflect the true spirit of the community. Seatt…
11. Seattle Center
11. Seattle Center
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86 local reviews
305 Harrison St, Seattle
Open · Closes 9:00 PM
+1 206-684-7200
Patrick
Patrick
Originally built for the 1962 World's Fair, the 74-acre Seattle Center is an arts, educational, tourism and entertainment center. Our favori…
Johnson
Johnson
Seattle Center has all kinds of public entertainment facilities, including Space Needle, EMP Museum, Pacific Science Museum, Glass Museum, K…
Evan
Evan
Some cities have tourist attractions that are kitchy and don't reflect the true spirit of the community. Seattle is not one of those cities …
12. Theo Chocolate
12. Theo Chocolate
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65 local reviews
3400 Phinney Ave N, Seattle
Open · Closes 6:00 PM
+1 206-632-5100
StoreFoodPoint of interest
Ann Petrich
Yummy organic, fare trade chocolates from delicious chocolate bars in a variety of flavors, to unique treats, …
Ashley
From a local review: "Theo Chocolate Factory is well worth the $10 entrance fee. You spend about 10 minutes le…
Judy
This award-winning chocolate factory sources and buys beans from Africa and South America, and makes organic, …
12. Theo Chocolate
12. Theo Chocolate
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65 local reviews
3400 Phinney Ave N, Seattle
Open · Closes 6:00 PM
+1 206-632-5100
Ann Petrich
Ann Petrich
Yummy organic, fare trade chocolates from delicious chocolate bars in a variety of flavors, to unique treats, cook books, and hot cocoa mix…
Ashley
Ashley
From a local review: "Theo Chocolate Factory is well worth the $10 entrance fee. You spend about 10 minutes learning about the theobroma tre…
Judy
Judy
This award-winning chocolate factory sources and buys beans from Africa and South America, and makes organic, absolutely delicious chocolate…