For those visiting Seattle for the first time, taking a tour is an excellent way to get a crash course on local history, attractions and upcoming events. Seattle is home to delicious regional cuisine, and the Savor Seattle Food Tour takes guests on a culinary adventure through the famous Pike Place Market. This two-hour walking tour gets behind the scenes at the top local vendors and acclaimed restaurants. Don’t miss out on the gorgeous Puget Sound while in Seattle. The best way to truly experience it is to take a lake cruise. The Royal Argosy Lunch Cruise features a three-course lunch and some of the best views of the Sound. For land lovers, the Seattle Double Decker Tour is an easy way to see the best sites of Seattle. Hop on or off at any attraction, or ride the entire loop for a complete tour. Check out the list below for other Seattle tours.
Savor Seattle Food Tours
8521B Interlake Ave., N., Seattle, WA; Tel. 1.877.357.8088
Savor Seattle Food Tours guide epicures and sightseers through the culinary world of Pike's Place Market, sampling the food and vibrant culture of the century-old establishment. The two-hour walking tour takes guests behind the scenes, stopping at local vendors and acclaimed restaurants and tasting a wide variety of food and beverages along the way.
Go Seattle Card
Go Seattle Card is the only all-inclusive ticket to Seattle's top attractions. For one price, the Go Seattle Card gives visitors unlimited sightseeing with free general admission to over 30 attractions, over $500 in value and savings at shops and restaurants, free gifts at select attractions, and a full-color pocket guidebook to the city. Enjoy the freedom to visit Seattle's attractions at your leisure, with the flexibility to choose from a selection of activities including a whale watch, historic sites, museum admissions, excursions and more. Take advantage of exclusive values and save up to 20% on shopping and dining throughout the city.
Boeing Plant Tour
Seattle's Boeing Plant is located in the world's largest building (98.3 acres under one roof). Learn the Boeing story from a knowlegeable guide and a state-of-the-art video presentation before entering the vast factory. There you will see the assembly line and top-of-the-line Boeing airplanes, including the 777, 767, and the largest airplane in commercial service, the 747.
Royal Argosy Lunch Cruise
All aboard for a dining experience unique to Seattle! Come along for a delightful cruise on famous Elliott Bay, where you can enjoy a sumptuous three course lunch aboard The Royal Argosy. As you cruise along, you will see the stunning skyline that has become one of the most famous in America. Every guest is insured a private table and select from a wide variety of entrees prepared by chefs onboard the Royal Argosy.
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Seattle Double Decker Tour
Two original Double-Decker buses provide the transportation between top Seattle attractions. The hop-on, hop-off service provides a fun way to gain a unique perspective of the Seattle. You may hop off to visit the Seattle landmarks or simply ride the entire loop, enjoying a bird's-eye view of Elliott Bay and the Seattle waterfront from the upper deck on the one hour Seattle tour.
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Seattle Lake Cruise
Explore Seattle's Lake Union and Lake Washington on this 2-hour cruise, featuring live narration on the history and facts of the area. Sights include Seattle's historic houseboat community — including the "Sleepless in Seattle" houseboat — views of Mt. Rainier, and homes of Seattle's rich and famous.
Whale Watching from Friday Harbor
In spring, summer and fall, magnificent Orca whales ply the waters around Seattle's San Juan Island, located 1 1/2 hours north west of Seattle. The mild and protected waters are home during the summer months to Orca, Minke and Gray Whales, Bald Eagles, Great Blue Heron, Porpoises and more. Onboard, professional naturalists provide commentary throughout the cruise for a fun and educational Seattle adventure tour.