Pike Place Market and Elliot Bay Water front
A great way to orient yourself to the city is with a walking tour. You will experience this place as hub of several restaurant, craft stalls, antique dealers, and a few unique shops. The best thing about this place is the world-famous FISH market. This place has all the varieties of fishes and crabs one can imagine. Here you can get to see the flying fish game. It is known for their tradition of fishmongers throwing fish that customers have purchased, before they are wrapped.
Space Needle and Pacific Science Center
You reached the place where from the city of Seattle starts!! They call is as the icon of Seattle. Space needle is a 605ft long. It has a SkyCity restaurant at the height of 500ft. At the top of the tower there is an observation deck, which gives you the view of Elliot Bay Water front, Mount Rainier, Cascade Mountains and a few several islands. So you just have to pay $20 to reach here via elevators. At the lowermost level of this tower, it has a small shop to purchase a few of the goodies.
Pacific Science center is a science museum. You may want to just take a walking tour around the place. This place is more of a teaching center for the school groups and family visits about the environmental and nature awareness.
Museum of Flight
This is the largest private air and space museum in the world, you can collect the entry tickets from the very entrance of the museum, along with the ‘way-to’ pamphlet. This is open for the visitors from 10am to 5pm with an admission fee of $17 for adults. This pamphlet will help showing you the map of the location and would suggest where to start from. This a place full of small and large flight models, starting from the very first model of Wright Brothers to the display of different kinds of Spaceships.
Experience the story telling of daily adventures of modern pilots, astronauts and the ground crew. Energize yourself with the delicious snacks and beverages at the Wings Caffe.
If you want to buy few electronic items then ‘Best Buy’ is the shopping hub for you. Here you can buy items at 50-60% discount, with a large product range of Cameras, mobiles, radios, speakers, television, computers, gaming items, and lot more. Also, try and explore the Target mall just near Best Buy.
While shopping your electronics, if hungry, don’t forget to taste the fresh pizzas at Dominozz located just next to Best buy mall.
Shopping for other items you may want to explore the Northgate mall and Nordstorm, located just opposite to each other. They give huge discount of several items. Here you can find another pit stop at California Pizza Kitchen right outside the Northgate mall.
And if you want to try something real Indian in taste, you may go for ‘Masala of India Cuisine’ located very near to Northgate Mall.
Roaming around the streets
Here are the shopping centers that could be visited at one go, but you need one full day to explore them.
Westlake Center - It would give you the feel of a proper mall, with all kind of shops inside it. At the top of it, the food court will serve you with lots of varieties in food. And the Indian delicacies could be found in “Bombay Wala”, which has a good range of Dosas, Idlis, Samosas and more. Along with these delicacies, try having Emerald City smoothie located in the same floor. If someone is fond of Chinese cuisine, they can try “Chinese Bistro” located in the ground floor of this mall.
Nordstorm and Nordstorm Rack – Nordstorm is generally famous for clothing and bags. Out of the two shopping centers, N. Rack is relatively cheaper.
AllSaints – Don’t miss a chance to visit this one! This building is famous just not for the apparels, but for beautiful architecture that it has. This outlet has a specialty of accommodating 500 antique sewing machines fixed in the windows, which could be seen from the very entrance of the shop and an amazingly arranged ceiling lights at the top. It has some a few selective products with fatigued leather jackets, wrinkled shirts and combat boots. They offer some good discounts for a range of products, though they have limited collections.
GAP, Macys, Forever 21, Guess, Old Navy – In the same lane, if you are searching for some more varieties of apparels and accessories, then don’t forget to visit these stores. And many other small shops with all season sale.