Seattle, Washington Attractions & Things To Do

Visitors to our Seattle, Washington hotel, located six miles from downtown and the airport, will be in prime position to experience all that our diverse neighborhood has to offer. Baseball fans will have a field day at Safeco Field, home to the Seattle Mariners. Families will enjoy the sights and sounds of the Seattle Woodland Park Zoo. And everyone who is curious about science, math and technology will appreciate the interactive exhibits at the Pacific Science Center. Of course, there’s much more to explore and below we’ve listed some of our favorite attractions.
Safeco Field. Home to the American League Seattle Mariners, Safeco Field is an open–air stadium that opened in 1999. It also features a retractable roof that covers the ballpark, but does not enclose it, protecting fans from the elements. Safeco Field, which seats 46,621, also offers a team store, picnic area, kids play area, on–site restaurant and baseball museum. For more information, visit www.ballparks.com/baseball/american/seabpk.htm.

Seattle’s Woodland Park Zoo. One of the oldest zoos on the West Coast–over 100 years–Seattle’s Woodland Park Zoo encompasses 92 acres and features more than 1,090 individual animals representing nearly 300 species. The grounds are divided into what are known as bioclimatic zones. These singular habitats range from tropical rain forests to the sub–zero settings of the Far North. For more information, visit www.zoo.org/.  [Top]
Pacific Science Center. Pacific Science Center began as the United States Science Pavilion during the 1962 Seattle World’s Fair. After the closing ceremonies, the Science Pavilion was given new life as the Pacific Science Center, becoming the first U.S. museum founded as a science and technology center. Explore the wonders of science, math and technology through interactive and innovative exhibits and programs. For more information, visit www.pacsci.org/.

Wild Waves Theme Park. Wild Waves water park includes Zooma Falls, which offers a radical rafting adventure, Hooks Lagoon where you can get wet and wild on mini river rides, water slides, tube slides, a relaxing lazy river, and a wave pool to name a few of the enjoyable features. For more information, visit www.wildwaves.com/.

Downtown Seattle. There is no shortage of activities and interesting things to do in downtown Seattle. There are festivals like Tibet Fest and the Cambodian Cultural Heritage Celebration, superb shopping opportunities at Rainier Square and Pike Place Market, plus must–see museums, eclectic restaurants and unique neighborhoods like Chinatown and the Seattle Waterfront. For more information, visit www.downtownseattle.com/.  [Top]
Casinos: Silver Dollar Casino & Freddie’s Club. There are many casinos in Washington State, two of which are within a 15–mile radius of downtown Seattle. Silver Dollar Casino Mill Creek in Bothell, Washington (425.481.9227) is open every day from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 a.m. The casino’s gaming space features ten table and poker games. Freddie’s Club in Renton, Washington (www.freddiesclub.com) is the first non–tribal casino in Washington State and features such table games as Three Card Poker, Fortune Pai Gow Poker and Spanish 21. For information on other Washington State casinos, visit www.washingtoncasinos.com/.

Fort Dent Park. At 54 acres, Fort Dent is the largest park in Tukwila, just outside of Seattle. Acquired in January of 2003 from King County, Fort Dent Park features a baseball complex with four lighted fields, soccer fields, playground, picnic area, restrooms, trails and open areas. For more information, visit www.ci.tukwila.wa.us/recreation/pkftdent.htm.  [Top]
Pike Place Market. Fresh produce, exotic goods and antiques can all be found at the stalls and shops of historic Pike Place Market in downtown Seattle. Of course, you don’t want to miss the flying fish being tossed like footballs by the seasoned pros. Pike Place Market is open seven days a week, closing only on Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s Day. Merchants set their own hours so it’s smart to check the shopping and dining guides before planning your visit to this truly unique Seattle attraction. For more information, visit www.pikeplacemarket.org/frameset.asp?flash=true.

Family Fun Center & Bullwinkle’s Restaurant. The Family Fun Center and Bullwinkle’s Restaurant combine to create Seattle’s premier entertainment complex. Enjoy a state–of–the–art, 9–acre park overflowing with every imaginable indoor and outdoor kid–friendly activity, including bumper boats, batting cages, go karts, miniature golf, Frog Hopper and Laser X–Treme. Cap off this day of non–stop fun with a cool meal at Bullwinkle’s. For more information, visit www.fun–center.com/WA/.  [Top]
Washington State Convention & Trade Center. Conveniently located in the heart of downtown Seattle, the Washington State Convention & Trade Center can handle any event, large or small, simple or highly technical. An experienced staff is on hand to handle any and all of your needs in a professional manner. The Center offers on site parking, business services and restaurants. For more information, visit www.wsctc.com/.

Summit at Snoqualmie. The Northwest tradition of skiing on Snoqualmie Pass began in the 1920’s and 30’s, pre–dating the 1937 opening of the Snoqualmie Summit Ski Area. Today, Snoqualmie features four base skiing areas, plus several parks and pipes. In addition to downhill skiing, Snoqualmie offers tubing, nordic skiing and snowshoeing. For more information and ski conditions, visit www.summitatsnoqualmie.com/info/winter/site_index.asp.  [Top]
Days Inn Seattle South Tukwila
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13050 48th Ave S, Seattle, WA 98168
Phone: 206-241-2200 Fax: 206-246-0222
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Days Inn Seattle South Tukwila
206-241-2200
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