While the scenic beauty of Seattle may lead some to believe the city is made for leisurely getaways, there are plenty of adrenaline-pumping activities in this urban center to keep adventure seekers thrilled! Whether you prefer your city tours from the ground or high in the sky, there are several companies dedicated to keeping visitors engaged from new vantage points. Here are a few activities you won’t want to miss if you’re in the mood to visit Seattle and get your heart pumping in the meantime.
Day 1: Kenmore Air Tour
Seattle is beautiful to explore at ground level, but there’s nothing like getting a bird’s eye view of the city from the thrilling comfort of a seaplane! Kenmore Air Tours depart from Lake Union and offer guests an unsurpassed look at the city from above. With options to customized flight time, visitors will find themselves soaring over the city skyline and if time allows, making loops with spectacular views of Mt. Rainier. Book a private charter or hop on with a small group and explore Seattle from breathtaking heights.
950 Westlake Avenue North
Seattle, Washington 98109
Day 2: Stone Gardens Rock Climbing
Finding yourself in the middle of the city doesn’t mean you can’t experience the thrill of outdoor adventure. A trip to Stone Gardens gives visitors a chance to try their luck on a massive rock-climbing wall right in the heart of the Emerald City. Stone Gardens features a stunning 17,500-feet of indoor climbing space. There’s no need to be an expert before you arrive as staff are on-hand to deliver thorough instruction and rental gear is readily available. Once you’ve mastered the indoor wall, test your skill on the 40-foot outdoor wall that’s challenging and incredible! Make it an independent endeavor or climb as a group of four when you head to Stone Gardens in the name of athletic skill and savvy.
2839 NW Market Street
Seattle, Washington 98107
Day 3: Ride the Ducks of Seattle
Tour Seattle by land and sea when you board this incredible WWII amphibious vehicle that seamlessly moved over roads and waves. Serving over 3 million guests a year, this excursion takes you past many of the city’s highlights and landmarks with the added bonus of being able to view the skyline by sea as well! Enjoy the experience of a ride in a fascinating military vehicle while taking in the sights you’ve been longing to see.
Ride the Ducks
516 Broad Street
Seattle, Washington 98109
An Adventurous Seattle Getaway
A heart-pounding journey to the Emerald City should be followed up with a place that provides the rest and relaxation you deserve to prepare for the many adventures ahead. The team at Seattle Oasis Vacation Rentals is dedicated to helping you book a vacation rental that brings the luxury, style and comfort you deserve. We’ll keep you close to the downtown entertainment and energy by booking you in a plush pad that offers up stunning city views. Contact us today to start planning your next getaway!