Seattle is one of my favorite cities in the United States. Here’s 24 reasons why.
The Seattle Monorail was built for the World’s Fair in 1962.
This station services passengers traveling to and from Seattle Center.
The setting sun beautifully picks up the colors of the buildings.
Almost makes you miss Mt. Rainier at the top of the photo. Almost…
View of downtown and the Space Needle from a boat on Lake Union.
Even the sign is pretty.
King’s Court section when Felix Hernandez starts as pitcher for Mariners home games.
Fans get a ticket, King Felix t-shirt, and K sign to hold up after he gets a strike out.
The Original Starbucks at Pike Place Market.
As one can imagine, the line was a mile long with coffee loving tourists.
The top of Seattle’s most iconic structure.
Seattle trifecta: Downtown skyline, Mariners and Seahawks stadiums, and Mt. Rainier.
View from on top of the Space Needle.
Hard to beat fresh seafood from Pike Place Market.
A portion of Gasworks Park as seen from a boat on Lake Union.
The Seattle Great Wheel can be found at Pier 57 on Elliott Bay.
My very first view of Mt. Rainier was from my window seat on the flight from CVG to SEA.
The sun perfectly behind the Space Needle on a gorgeous day at Seattle Center.
Officially opened on April 21, 1962, standing 605 feet tall.
The Elephant Car Wash, opened in 1951, was the first automated car wash in the US.
The Chihuly Garden and Glass is near the base of the Space Needle at Seattle Center.
Perfect day for sailing on Lake Union.
Can you imagine the view from the homes on the hill?
My brother Steven hanging out with the Fremont Troll under the Aurora Bridge.
You may recognize this from the film “10 Things I Hate About You.”
The not so famous Pike Place Market Sign above. Iconic sign from the farmer’s market below.
We headed straight to Safeco Field from the airport for the Mariners game.
Notice King’s Court left of the foul pole.
Clearly half the city was sailing on Lake Union. Well maybe not exactly half…
View from on top of the Space Needle with the mountains in the background.
No matter where you look, the Space Needle always seems to be in sight.
Hammering Man at the Seattle Art Museum stands tall at 48 feet.
I highly suggest you book a flight and take off to Seattle this summer. Get it? 😉
All photos were taken by yours truly on vacation with my family in the summer of 2014.
Sights above were seen in just two days. Want to know how we did it? Send me an email, and I would be happy to share.
Cheers to one of the most beautiful cities in the world!
Adventure on my travel loving friends,