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Seattle, United States of America

Seattle
United States of America

The Seattle Port is one of the main port of embarkation for Alaska cruises. Seattle is a charming city steeped in the ambience of the West Coast. The Space Needle Tower and Pike Place Market are the city’s two main emblems. The region is also known for its green nature and maritime climate. Seattle is not located directly on the ocean, but on the shore of Elliott Bay.

Useful Information

Language

English

Tips

A 15% tip will be appreciated in restaurants and taxis.

Currency

USD
US dollar

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Time difference

UTC: -8

from New York: -3h

from San Francisco: -1h

from London: -8h

Weather
°C °F

MonthTemperature (Celsius)Temperature (Fahrenheit)
Precipitations
Minimum
Average
Maximum
(mminch)
January
337
542
847
1415.50
February
337
643
1050
893.50
March
439
846
1253
953.75
April
642
1050
1558
692.75
May
947
1356
1864
492.00
June
1152
1661
2170
401.50
July
1356
1965
2476
180.75
August
1356
1966
2476
221.00
September
1152
1661
2170
371.50
October
846
1153
1559
883.50
November
440
745
1051
1676.50
December
236
540
745
1365.25

Where is located the Port of Seattle Cruise Terminal

The Port of Seattle has two cruise terminals. Bell Street Terminal (Pier 66) is located downtown. The majority of tourist attractions are a 15 to 20 minute walk away.

Smith Cove Terminal (Pier 91) is located a few kilometres from the city centre in an industrial area.

Travelling around the Seattle Cruise Port

How to get from Seattle airport to the port

Several transportation means are available at the airport.

The taxi will cost you about $50 to reach the centre. A light rail train reaches the city centre for a few dollars. Private shuttles are also available.

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A multi-stop tourist street allows you to visit the city’s attractions.
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Activities in Seattle

Rebate cards

Seattle CityPASS

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The Seattle CityPASS discount card gives access to several of the city’s tourist attractions.

Neighborhoods

Pioneer Square

Seattle’s historic center. The architecture is characterized by many brown brick buildings. This warm area has many restaurants and shops.

Landmarks

Space Needle

This iconic 182-metre Seattle tower was built for the 1962 World’s Fair. From its viewing platform, you can admire the area and see Mount Rainier and its snow-capped peak.

Pike Place Market

This public market is one of the oldest producer markets in the United States. There are many local producers, artisans and many restaurants. Make a stop to see the fishmongers who throw fish under the amused gaze of tourists and customers. This is also where the first Starbuck coffee was born.

Chewing gum wall

A most unusual tourist attraction. Since the 1990s, people have stuck chewing gum on the wall of an alley near Pike Place Market. This multi-coloured fresco was cleaned in 2015, but immediately regenerated.

Olympic Sculpture Park

Located a few blocks from the Bell Street terminal and can be visited for free.

Museums

Pacific Science Center

A science museum located near the Space Needle. Its exhibitions are highly interactive and two Imax screens present films.

Chihuly Garden and Glass

Exhibition tracing the career of this master of glass sculptures. The museum is located at the foot of the Space Needle.

Boeing Museum

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Visit Boeing’s assembly plant north of the city. You can book the tour and a shuttle bus will pick you up at your hotel in downtown Seattle. Children must be 122 cm height to participate.

Nature

National Parks

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Several national parks allow you to hike in nature. Mt. Rainier, North Cascades and Olympics are in the area.

Activities

Savor Seattle

Gourmet tours of Pike Place Market. While enjoying specialties from the various shops of the Pike Market, you will learn more about the history of this market and the city.