Vacationing in Seattle allows you to explore this beautiful city in all its glory. But along with the museums and outdoor parks, Seattle offers amazing views that will leave you saying ‘Wow!’
The Smith Tower – Located at 506 Second Ave, Suite 220, Seattle
The Smith Tower is the best kept local secret for amazing views of downtown Seattle. This tower rivals the Space Needle and was once the tallest building on the West Coast. It’s been open to the public for 100 years! The elevator operators whisk guests up in an old fashioned copper and brass elevator car. The Smith Tower offers sights of Seattle from inside, perfect for viewing the city even on those pesky rainy days. It also offers an outside view from the observation deck. This deck offers 360-degree view of the city of Seattle.
The Volunteer Park Water Tower – Located at 1247 15th Ave East, Seattle
The Volunteer Park Water Tower is featured in the heart of Seattle, which is home to the Volunteer Park Conservatory and the Seattle Asian Art Museum. The view surrounding this water tower resides over the Puget Sound, Seattle Mountains, and the downtown areas. Besides an amazing view, this water tower provides additional hotspots to explore.
The Space Needle – Located at 400 Broad Street, Seattle
The Space Needle is a go-to hotspot when it comes to visiting Seattle. The Space Needle observation deck stands at 520 feet with a stunning, 360-degree panorama of the city of Seattle. Be sure to bring the camera for gorgeous views of mountain ranges, Elliott Bay, Mt. Rainier, and the shimmering lights of downtown Seattle. If you get hungry while checking out the views of the city, the Skycity Restaurant provides a revolutionary dining experience you don’t want to miss.
The Olympic Sculpture Park – Located at 2901 Western Ave, Seattle
The Olympic Sculpture Park showcases stunning works of art from local artists to renowned artists from around the world. While strolling through this sculpture park you will take in the views of not only the sculptures but of Puget Sound itself. If you sneak between the trees you will come to find black rocks that aliens left behind millions of years ago…or so it is said.