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Pre-Cruise Seattle Sightseeing Tour

Pre-Cruise Seattle Sightseeing Tour
Shore Excursions > Ports of Call Tours > Ports of Call Tours
$75
Duration: 3 hours
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Description

Begin your cruise adventure from Seattle with this award-winning tour package!  We'll whisk you (and your luggage) on a 2 hour City Highlights Tour in our comfy 14 passenger mini-coach led by an entertaining and knowledgable local guide, finishing with a drop-off at the cruise terminal in plenty of time for check in.  Complimentary pier-airport transfer after your cruise included. You’ll experience the best the city has to offer, plus get guided transport to and from the pier.  From the perfect selfie viewpoint to historic landmarks and quirky neighborhoods, this tour is a convenient and fun way to discover what makes Seattle such a beautiful and unique city.

Starting at 9am with your pickup at your SeaTac airport hotel, you will encounter six different iconic areas of Seattle: Downtown Seattle, Pioneer Square and Stadium District, International District and Waterfront, Seattle Center and Queen Anne Hill, and the Ballard Locks and Fremond Districts.

Downtown Seattle
The tour will begin in Seattle’s bustling downtown core highlighting the Pike Place Market, Seattle Art Museum, Shopping District, & World’s First Starbucks.

Pioneer Square and Stadium District
Seattle’s original downtown is now a 35 square block historic district filled with turn of the century Romanesque architecture, art galleries and trendy restaurants all of which border the sports stadiums for the Seahawks, Sounders and Mariners.

International District and Waterfront
Home to Chinese, Japanese, Vietnamese, Korea, Cambodian, and Hmong communities. This neighborhood continues to play a role in Seattle’s multicultural identity. Seattle’s waterfront includes the aquarium, ferris wheel, classic seafood restaurants, funky souvenir shops, historic piers and ferry and water taxi terminals.

Seattle Center and Queen Anne Hill
The Seattle Center is a 72 acre urban park and is the site of the 1962 World's Fair. The home of the Space Needle, Paul Allen’s Experience Music Project, Dale Chihuly’s Garden and Glass exhibition and Pacific Science Center. Kerry Park on Queen Anne Hill provides a dramatic panoramic photo opportunity of Seattle’s skyline.

Quirky neighborhoods
Fremont neighborhood, famous for its outdoor art and nude bicyclists in the Summer Solstice Parade is also a microcosm of the challenges Seattle faces as it grapples with growth. This once quirky bohemian artist colony is now transforming into a high-tech powerhouse with offices for Google, Tableau, and Adobe while remaining true to its artsy roots.

The views just keep coming! Along with our stop in Fremont, you’ll visit the rocky peaks and grassy knolls of Magnolia Bluff. This northwest Seattle neighborhood sits atop a peninsula looking out over Elliott Bay. Watch ferries and boats float across the water, with West Seattle, Bainbridge Island, and even majestic Mt. Rainier in the distance on a clear day.

Begin your cruise adventure from Seattle with this award-winning tour package!  We'll whisk you (and your luggage) on a 2 hour City Highlights Tour in our comfy 14 passenger mini-coach led by an entertaining and knowledgable local guide, finishing with a drop-off at the cruise terminal in plenty of time for check in.  Complimentary pier-airport transfer after your cruise included. You’ll experience the best the city has to offer, plus get guided transport to and from the pier.  From the perfect selfie viewpoint to historic landmarks and quirky neighborhoods, this tour is a convenient and fun way to discover what makes Seattle such a beautiful and unique city.