Holland America Line cruise ship departs Seattle for Alaska

Seattle, Washington, US

Bounded by the Puget Sound to the west and Lake Washington to the east, and surrounded by forests and mountains, Seattle, Washington boasts a stunning location.

Cruise to Seattle and explore the largest city in the Pacific Northwest. Seattle is as much an homage to human ingenuity as it is to natural beauty. From logging to shipbuilding to aircraft manufacturing to modern-day software and biotech development, the Emerald City has worn a succession of industrial hats, birthing the likes of Amazon and Starbucks—not to mention music legends Jimi Hendrix and Nirvana—along the way.

Visitors are spoiled for choice of things to do in Seattle, Washington with iconic attractions, such as the Space Needle, Chihuly Garden and Glass, and Pike Place Market along a stunning, steel-gray waterfront with ferries gliding back and forth. Tour local attractions, go sightseeing, and explore the city’s museums Seattle on a shore excursion. "Local" and "sustainable" are words to live by in Seattle, an ethos reflected in the profusion of fresh-seafood restaurants, independent coffee roasters and quirky boutiques nestled among sleek skyscrapers. Whatever you end up doing, you’ll fall in love with the Emerald City. Seattle is a popular departing port for Alaska cruises.  

Top 3: Things To Do In Seattle, Washington

1 Pike Place Market Pike Place isn’t your average farmer’s market, it’s a living piece of Seattle history. Find souvenirs at curio shops, grab a pastry or make a pilgrimage to the original Starbucks.
2 Space Needle Zoom to the top of the Needle (as locals call it) in high-tech elevators for panoramas of mountains, woodlands and the Puget Sound.
3 Chihuly Garden and Glass Museum Eight galleries, a glass garden and airy atrium are highlights of this museum that showcases Dale Chihuly’s incredible artworks.

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