Known for being urban and hilly, Pioneer Square is a romantic neighborhood with a great selection of restaurants. Part of the neighborhood's charm is its skyline. Broaden your horizons with some local art.
If you're visiting on a weekend, get there early. It will get busy! Pick up a beautiful bouquet of flowers made right in front of you, browse locally made crafts and artwork, and eat at any of the delicious food options nearby while enjoying an inspiring view of Puget Sound.
The Sky View Observatory in Columbia Center offers some of the best views of the city. You can get a picture of Seattle with the Space Needle in it rather than from the needle! Grab a coffee on the 40th floor for free view if you can't get all the way to the top.
A great first stop on your Seattle visit, there's plenty of art, street entertainers and sculpture to see. This is also a sightseeing hotspot, so pick up a City Pass for access to 5 top attractions including Chihuly Gardens and the Space Needle.