Washington State Ferries 

If you’ve never visited Seattle or had a chance to ride the Ferry, now is great time to do so.  Maybe now is the best time ever for a trip to Seattle.  Even if you are on a budget and whatever your interests, there is sure to be something here that you will find appealing.  From the great cultural centers to the fabulous sporting events and the wonderfully mild climate, Seattle is a great place to visit.

Why ride the Ferry?

Seattle Ferry

Seattle Ferry

Washington State Ferries (WSF) is run by the WSDOT. Riding a state ferry will give you one of the greatest memories of your trip to Seattle. It doesn’t matter if you walk on, take a bicycle on board or take a car ferry, you will love being on the water and enjoy some of the most magnificent views second to none anywhere in the world. Enjoy one of several Ferry routes and explore to your hearts content. Making a Seattle excursion will be a memorable moment for you and your family. Plus if you have kids of any age, they will love it just as much!

Ferry Schedule and Routes Times click HERE, 

Read The Ferry FAQ’s HERE. 

Ferry Route Map click HERE.

What Else Can I See in Seattle after taking a Ferry ride?

In addition to the fantastic weather conditions, there are numerous outdoor and indoor things to do, which will make you stay and keep everyone vacationing with you busy for quit some time.  The biggest difficulty may be discovering there is certainly an excessive amount to undertake and too little time in which to do all of it.  Such may be the bane of holidays.  Seattle is really a city, which has natural splendor, and it is surrounded not just by water, but by beautiful countryside also.  For individuals who adore culture, there are lots of possibilities to take in all of the culture you can handle. You may want to pick up a travel guide such as the Lonely Planet Seattle (City Travel Guide) to help you plan your trip.

From wine excursions to galleries and gourmet food, Seattle has plenty to give the discriminating vacationers.  In addition to Benaroya Hall the location where the symphony performs along with other cultural activities including the Seattle Opera or the Seattle Chamber Music Society.

Seattle At Night

Seattle at Night

If this isn’t sufficient for the sophisticated needs you have the Pacific Northwest Ballet and also the Seattle Repertory Theatre.  For those of us with increased sophomoric passions there are certainly lots all over to help keep our thoughts and hearts amused. Along with the things to do mentioned previously, there are numerous points of interest to discover in Seattle.  You will find walking tours throughout the city, driving organized tours to outlying regions as well as duck tours, which are certain to excite the small ones in our midst.

Experience Music Project

For those who have an interest in popular culture you have the Experience Music Project, that is fantastic and incredibly a lot definitely worth the cost that entrance requires.  If you are planning to create one splurge on your visit to Seattle on your own, this may be the main one and is recommend highly.  If financial resources are no object, then count yourself fortunate and check out what this ‘experience’ has to offer.  Along with the Experience Music Project you have the Science Fiction Museum and Hall of Fame.

Cougar Mountain Zoo, Seattle Aquarium, Woodland Park Zoo and more…

If you love animals, there’s a lot to offer in Seattle. There is Cougar Mountain Zoo, Point Defiance Zoo and Aquarium, the Seattle Aquarium, Northwest Trek, Wolf Haven, and the Woodland Park Zoo in addition to the many whale-watching tours that are available.

If you’d prefer learning about other cultures, perhaps you ought to go to the International District, take a trip to Tillicum Village, go to the Wing Lake Asian Museum, or Uwajimaya Village.  Each of these locations comes with a peek in to the lifestyles of people from other ethnicities.

Seattle Underground Tour

A favorite of many visitors is the Seattle Underground Tour. This is a walking tour and gives to an astonishing look at the “City under the City”! This is a view that even native-born city dwellers never see. Well worth you time and investment.

Sporting Events

In addition to all of these really fun things there are professional sports activities for nearly each and every period in Seattle.  For basketball you will find the Seattle Sonics (NBA) and the Seattle Storm (WNBA).  If your interest lean towards football, you with thankful to learn that the Seattle Seahawks call Qwest Field home and baseball fans will be delighted that the Seattle Mariners are still playing at Safeco Field. For the hockey fans around, there are Seattle Thunderbirds, which are part of the Western Hockey League and call the Key Arena home.

These are merely a little sample of the numerous excellent activities to see and do when traveling to Seattle or taking the Ferry.  Just remember that Ancient Rome wasn’t built in a day and it is highly unlikely that even the quickest among us can also enjoy everything this excellent city can offer its visitors in a day either.  Spend some time and don’t forget that the cool thing is that if you didn’t get to one of your vacation spots today, it will be there tomorrow, just remember to make time to take the a  Ferry trip while in Seattle!

Check the Ferry Schedule for departure times.

Checkout the Things to do for FREE in Seattle