Seattle Living - Places - Sites - Seattle, Washington, USA

Places such as parks, buildings, public gardens and zoos, notable buildings, libraries, interesting places; see also the listings for Venues, Museums, Dining, and Housing; see Activities for cultural centers
  • Album: SEA Album; a collection of images of Seattle's sites and street scenes
  • Aquarium: Seattle Aquarium; displays and education about the aquatic wildlife and habitats of the Puget Sound and the Pacific Northwest
  • Ballard: Neighborhood of Seattle; known for its Scandinavian heritage and Nordic Museum
  • Chinese Garden: Seattle Chinese Garden Society; classic Chinese garden with plants, architecture, water, and rocks; 2.4 hectares at the north end of the South Seattle Community College campus
  • Discovery Pk: Friends of Discovery Park; defending Discovery Park, an urban forest in the Magnolia Neighborhood of Seattle
  • Downtown: Downtown Seattle Association; promotes the shopping, dining, pro sports, arts, and culture in downtown Seattle
  • Ebey's Landing: Ebey's Landing National Historical Reserve; 64 square kilometer historical reserve with a mixture of federal, state, county and private property; preserved for its historic essence; Whidbey Island
  • Farmers Mkts: Seattle Neighborhood Farmers Markets; direct-sale opportunities for local farmers
  • Forests: Pacific Northwest Region of the United States Department of Agriculture Forest Service; National Forests, a National Scenic Area, a National Grassland, and two National Volcanic Monuments, within the States of Oregon and Washington
  • Fremont: Neighborhood, self-proclaimed Center of the Universe; information, opinion, business directory
  • Historic: National Register of Historic Places Seattle; shows a list of over three dozen historic sites in Seattle each of which has a brief description and photo
  • Klondike NHP: Klondike Gold Rush National Historic Park--Seattle Unit; a small museum showing the role Seattle played in the Klondike Gold Field rush of the 19th century; hopeful miners provisioned themselves in Seattle with food, clothing, equipment, pack animals, and steamship tickets
  • Locks Canal: Lake Washington Ship Canal and Hiram M. Chittenden Locks; canal connecting Lake Union, Lake Washington, and Puget Sound; visitor center; fish ladder
  • Libraries List: area libraries; provided by Libweb; gives link to official Web site and information link; includes academic, public, and special libraries
  • Library Seattle: Seattle Public Library
  • Library King Co: King County Library System
  • Library Metaphysical: collection of metaphysical and spiritual materials; open to the public; non-affiliated, non-profit resource center; personal transformation; formerly known as the AS-YOU-LIKE-IT Library
  • Mt Rainier NP: Mount Rainier National Park; 950 square kilometers of wilderness, old growth forest, wildflower meadows, National Historic Landmark District, glaciers; includes 4,392-meter active volcano Mt Rainier
  • Neighborhoods: City of Seattle Department of Neighborhoods; information about Seattle's neighborhoods
  • Neighborhood Link: searchable directory of neighborhoods and clubs; find local neighborhood, club, and organization information
  • Neighborhood Profiles: Neighborhood profiles; maps and profiles of Seattle neighborhoods from SeattleWashingtonRealEstate.com
  • N Cascades NP: North Cascades National Park Service Complex and Skagit River Watershed; 2,769 square kilometers; peaks, glaciers; North Cascades National Park, Ross Lake and Lake Chelan National Recreation Areas
  • NW Seaport: Northwest Seaport Maritime Heritage Center; preservation and interpretation of the maritime heritage of Puget Sound and the Northwest Coast; maritime educational programs
  • Olympic NP: Olympic National Park; old-growth forest wilderness; 3,700 square kilometers of wilderness, temperate rain forest, rivers, mountains, seashore, biota, and sites of historic and archeological significance
  • Pac Science Ctr: Pacific Science Center; appreciation of science, mathematics and technology through interactive exhibits and programs
  • Parks King Co: King County Parks and Recreation
  • Parks Seattle: Seattle Parks and Recreation
  • Parks WA: Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission; over 1,000 square kilometers of parklands all over Washington, many near Seattle and Puget Sound
  • Pike Place Mkt: Pike Place Market Preservation & Development Authority; provides information about the Pike Place Public Market and events; Pike Place Market images: entrance, Rachel the pig, fish
  • Pioneer Sq: Pioneer Square; twenty city blocks downtown of historic buildings, galleries, retail, and nightlife; Pioneer Square Community Association
  • San Juan NHP: San Juan Island National Historical Park; 7 square kilometers on San Juan Island
  • Seattle Ctr: Multi-use civic center; where the space needle is; entertainment, tourism, displays, special events, festivals, monorail station; basketball and hockey; KeyArena, Marion Oliver McCaw Hall, Nesholm Family Lecture Hall, Fisher Pavilion, Exhibition Hall, Northwest Rooms, Grounds & Mural Ampitheatre, Seattle Center Pavilion, Center House
  • Skyscrapers: skyscrapers of Seattle; shows information about major office and other buildings
  • Space Needle: 222 meter tower; observation tower in Seattle Center; built for the 1962 Century 21 Exposition in Seattle; now an icon symbolic of Seattle itself
  • Visitor's Bureau: Seattle Convention and Visitors Bureau; official tourist information
  • W Sea Junction: West Seattle Junction; business district of West Seattle neighborhood at the intersection of Alaska Avenue and California Avenue
  • Zoo Pt Defiance: Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium; overlooking Puget Sound
  • Zoo Woodland: Woodland Park Zoo; 26 hectares of exhibits and public spaces
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