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.
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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.
Activities in Seattle
The Seattle CityPASS discount card gives access to several of the city’s tourist attractions.
Seattle’s historic center. The architecture is characterized by many brown brick buildings. This warm area has many restaurants and shops.
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.
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.
A science museum located near the Space Needle. Its exhibitions are highly interactive and two Imax screens present films.
Exhibition tracing the career of this master of glass sculptures. The museum is located at the foot of the Space Needle.
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.
Several national parks allow you to hike in nature. Mt. Rainier, North Cascades and Olympics are in the area.
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.