Top 8 Things to do and Attractions in Seattle USA!

While you may already know that there are many things to do and attractions in Seattle USA and that Seattle is home to many top companies such as Amazon, Starbucks and Microsoft, there are also many attractions that you may wish to visit while you’re here. In this post, we’ll cover the top 8 things to do and attractions in Seattle that you should not miss!


Things to do in Seattle USA

1. Metropolitan Grill Seattle – For the best lava cake ever?!

Located at 820 2nd Ave, Seattle, WA 98104, United States, Metropolitan Grill is famed for its prime beef cuts and this time, Kate made arrangements for us to visit this upscale joint (remember to make reservations to avoid disappointment!) to have a taste of its legendary grills but we left with another recommendation…

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The Works Burger – 15 USD

 8 oz Filet Mignon - 56USD at Metropolitan Grill Seattle
8 oz Filet Mignon – 56USD at Metropolitan Grill Seattle

 Chocolate Lava Cake at Metropolitan Grill for 12USD
Chocolate Lava Cake at Metropolitan Grill for 12USD

After having the Works Burger (great tasting American-styled burger btw) and the juicy and flavourful filet mignon, you’d think that we would recommend these at Metropolitan Grill. Well, if you can only drop by for a quick afternoon tea, you MUST try the chocolate lava cake! For details of why we say so, do visit our post covering Metropolitan Grill!

2. Crab Pot Sea Feast – For a “hands-on” experience!

After seeing the recommendation by Adam Richman on Man versus Food, we decided that we HAD to experience the Crab Pot Sea Feast for ourselves. No regrets here. The pictures speak for themselves…

 Our order of the Westport sea feast at the Crab Pot Seattle
Our order of the Westport sea feast at the Crab Pot Seattle (Before)

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The “after math” of Westport sea feast at the crab pot Seattle. All wiped out – every last bit of it! (And After)

3. Seattle Underground Tour by Bill Speidel – To know more about the history of Seattle

Seattle Underground Tour started as a conservation effort by journalist Bill Speidel. But because of his style of articulation (usually intertwined with humour and hard truths), the conservation has since evolved into tours of the “underground city of Seattle” today.

 Underground Tour Seattle
Underground Tour Seattle

We shall not ruin the fun by telling you everything about the tour (which we already did in our post on Seattle Underground Tour by Bill Speidel) but we will tell you this, the Seattle City that we know today, actually re-built upon the former city itself! Why and how? Join this interesting, fun, humorous and informative tour to find out! Yes, it is, in our opinion, one of the MUST DO THINGS IN SEATTLE!

4. Gas Work Park – For the best views of Seattle’s skyline

Besides Kerry Park View Point, you can also check out Gas Work Park for a splendid view of Seattle’s city skyline!

 Seattle City Skyline with Space Needle as seen from Gas Works Park
Seattle City Skyline with Space Needle as seen from Gas Works Park

While you’re at it, why not drop by Le Fournil Bakery for some great tasting pastries enroute?


Seattle Attractions

5. Seattle Space Needle and Chihuly Garden and Glass – Seattle’s Top Attractions

 The Seattle Space Needle
The Seattle Space Needle

 Huge glass sculptures at Chihuly Garden and Glass
Huge glass sculptures at Chihuly Garden and Glass

Both Seattle Space Needle and Chihuly Garden and Glass are iconic attractions in Seattle. If you have the time (and money), these are attractions in Seattle that are not to be missed! Do check out the restaurant at the top of the Space Needle for gourmet food with great views!

6. World’s First Starbucks in Seattle – For a quick touristy shot

Yes, the world’s 1st Starbucks was founded in Seattle and it is located close to Pike Place Market. Do stop by to do a “been there done that” shot of this Starbucks. To ensure that you arrive at the correct Starbucks (there are 2 in the vicinity of Pike Place Market), do check out our post on the World’s First Starbucks in Seattle to find out more!

 Small Starbucks Seattle with a
Small Starbucks with a “1912” at its entrance

7. Pike Place Market – To feel the vibe of Seattle!

No other attractions tells of the life and vibe of Seattle more than Pike Place Market, making it one of the must visit attractions in Seattle. Since we cannot show it through mere pictures alone, we decided to video and hopefully you too can experience and feel the vibrancy at Pike Place Market!


Feel the vibe at Pike Place Market Seattle!

8. Gum Wall @ Post Alley – Sweet smell or Disgust?

A side attraction in Seattle near Pike Place Market, would be the Gum Wall @ Post Alley. Whether it is the sweet smell of the gums or the disgusting thought that so many have spat there, it certainly is a sight to behold…


Gum Wall @ Post Alley – An unusual Seattle Attraction

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Top 8 things to do and attractions in Seattle
Top 8 things to do and attractions in Seattle

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