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Seattle local trip

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Flemish House of Chicago

Flemish House of Chicago

  • 68 East Cedar Street
  • At Lake Shore Dr
  • tel:312/664-9981
  • Visit website
  • Chicago, 60611
Mount Baker Park

Mount Baker Park

  • 2521 Lake Park Drive South
  • tel:+1 206 684 4075 (Seattle Parks)
  • Visit website
  • Seattle, 98144
The Space Needle

The Space Needle

  • 400 Broad St
  • Seattle Center
  • tel:206/905-2100
  • Visit website
  • Seattle, 98121

Built for the 1962 World's Fair, this 605-foot towering structure may also rate as one of the nation's most recognized structures...and one of its most overrated tourist traps.  The $22 adult day-and-night ticket is about as steep as the Needle itself, and one's wait in line will often exceed the time spent at the top.  The views are free and just as impressive atop the Columbia Tower nearby on Fifth Avenue.

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Woodland Park Zoo

Woodland Park Zoo

  • 5500 Phinney Avenue North
  • tel:+1 206 684 4800
  • Visit website
  • Seattle, 98103

New visitors would never guess the Woodland Park Zoo is over 100 years old, and one of the oldest on the west coast. The grounds, 92 acres in all, are well-kept and clean, allowing you to view almost 300 species of animals.

The zoo provides a home for 35 endangered and five threatened animal species. Its botanical collection includes 7,000 trees and more than 50,000 shrubs and herbs representing more than 1,000 species. There's also a food court, as well as seating area for those interested in packing a picnic lunch.


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Burke Museum

Burke Museum

  • Northeast 45th Street and 17th Avenue
  • University of Washington, 17th Ave. NE and NE 45th St
  • tel:206/543-5590
  • Visit website
  • Seattle, 98121
The Seattle Aquarium

The Seattle Aquarium

  • 1483 Alaskan Way
  • Pier 59
  • tel:206/386-4300
  • Visit website
  • Seattle, 98174

Newly remodeled as of 2007, the Seattle Aquarium is one of the best attractions on the waterfront for kids. The exhibits start off with a bang when you walk in to see divers feeding the fish in an enormous tank near the entrance, and touching the starfish, sea cucumbers and anemones in the tide pools is fun for both kids and adults.

The overwhelming favorites seem to be the sea otters, who splash and float about in synchronized pairs, but the giant octopus is worth a peek as well!


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