Seattle is a beautiful city to visit any time of year you land here, but there’s something about spring that makes a trip a bit more magical. As the flowers begin to bloom and waterways bustle, there’s an undeniable energy to Spring in Seattle that makes this destination hard to resist. When you’re traveling here as the days begin to warm, be sure to add these activities to your itinerary to make the absolute most of your time in the Emerald City.
Day 1: Gray Whale Watching
Seattle’s prime coastal location makes it the perfect place to hop onboard a vessel and take to the seas in the name of springtime whale watching. Clipper Vacations offers tours that conveniently leave from downtown and provide opportunities through the months of March and April to view these spectacular and massive creatures as they migrate through the area. Every tour includes an onboard naturalist who is there to provide insight into whale conservation and answer questions surrounding these creatures, their habitats and factors that threaten them. Keep your eyes open for Gray Whales that will be making their way from Mexico to Alaska at this time of year!
Gray Whale Watching with Clipper Vacations
2701 Alaskan Way, Pier 69
Seattle, Washington 98121
Day 2: Seattle Free Walking Tours
Warmer spring weather means its time to take to the streets and explore Seattle on foot. Reserving a space with Seattle Free Walking Tours means you’ll pay by donation for the chance to see the sights through the eyes of a knowledgeable local guide. Choose between a 1-hour or 2-hour experience depending on your energy level. Guides will take guests through some of the city’s most popular destinations including Pike Place Market, the water front and Pioneer Square. Food samples can be expected along the route!
Seattle Free Walking Tours
2001 Western Avenue
Seattle, Washington 98121
Day 3: Golden Gardens Park
Getting out into nature is a wonderful way to appreciate the overall bloom that takes Seattle by storm when spring rolls into town. Golden Garden Park provides the perfect place to admire the Olympic Mountains and Puget Sound. Comprised of hiking trails, beaches and wetlands, Golden Gardens Park brings visitors into a rugged, yet stunning landscape that’s perfect for an afternoon picnic with the family. Anglers will enjoy the opportunity to fish from the park’s primary pier and a boat launch provides convenient water access for those hoping to get out on the water and cast a line.
Golden Gardens Park
8498 Seaview Place NW
Seattle, Washington 98117
Spring in Seattle
When a spring day of things to do around Seattle adventuring is done, be sure that you’re returning to a stylish vacation rental that keeps you comfortable. Properties booked with Seattle Oasis Vacation Rentals are conveniently located in the heart of downtown, keeping you close to the fun. With a wide variety of properties to choose from, a stay can be customized to your personal taste. Contact us to let us know when you’re ready to plan your spring getaway to Seattle!