Explore Seattle

Surrounded by water, mountains, and evergreen forests, Seattle has so much to offer. Visit the home of the Space Needle, Pike Place Market, and endless scenic hikes. Check out some of these options during your visit.

Pike Place Market

Considered "the soul of Seattle," this Seattle icon is located in the center of downtown and is one of the oldest and largest continuously operating public markets in the United States.

Visit the Iconic Pike Place Market

Pike Place Market sunset

Space Needle

An iconic landmark and observation tower, the Space Needle was built for the 1962 World’s Fair. See the city from above through floor-to-ceiling windows, an outdoor deck, and an indoor lounge featuring the world’s first rotating glass floor.

Observe the City from the Space Needle

Space Needle skyline

Chihuly Garden and Glass

Located at the base of the Space Needle, this must-see museum features the creative and colorful blown glass sculptures of artist Dale Chihuly. Don’t miss the highlight of the museum, a 100-foot-long glass sculpture suspended in a glass conservatory.

Explore Chihuly Garden and Glass

Making glass sculptures

Washington's National Park

Looking to get in a bit of exercise during Annual Meeting? Seattle boasts many popular and beautiful hiking trails at all levels of difficulty. From Snow Lake to Twin Falls, you're sure to find a hike that's both fun and awe-inspiring.

Get Your Steps in with Seattle Hiking

Hiking to Mount Rainier on sunrise

The Museum of Flight

Learn about the history of aviation at the largest independent, nonprofit air and space museum in the world. Explore the museum’s 175 aircraft and spacecraft, sit at the controls of the fastest jet on Earth, and even jump in the pilot's seat in a flight simulator.

Learn at The Museum of Flight

Aircraft on display at the Museum of Flight