Seattle One Day Hop On Hop Off Tour
Seattle is located on scenic Puget Sound in the Pacific Northwest and is surrounded by water, mountains and evergreen forests, this picturesque city also contains thousands of acres of parkland. As Washington State's largest city, it is home to a large tech industry, with Microsoft and Amazon headquartered in its metropolitan area. The futuristic Space Needle, a 1962 World's Fair legacy, is its most iconic landmark.
No trip to Seattle would be complete without a visit to the iconic Space Needle so begin your city sightseeing bus tour at this renowned landmark, soaring 520 feet into the air and enjoying unbeatable views from the observation tower.
When it is time to come back down to earth, hop on the bus and continue your adventure to the beautiful Seattle waterfront. Why not hop off as the bus will drive you along the coastline and visit the Seattle Aquarium or take a ride on the Great Wheel?
Up next is the picturesque, cobblestone Occidental Park, a popular stop to hop off at if you want to journey into Seattle's oldest neighborhood, the Pioneer Square historic district. You can learn all about the colorful history of the area on our self-guided walking tour. Teeming with culture, history, and entertainment, this is the perfect place to take a gentle stroll through the park, visit the many art galleries, go shopping for classic books and antiques or relax over a delicious meal. Make sure not to miss the Fallen Firefighters Memorial and the Waterfall Garden Park. The self-guided walking tour covers 1.1 miles. Use your smartphone to guide you as images of the objects talked about will be displayed on your screen.
But your Seattle adventure does not end there, now it is time to discover the buzz of the Chinatown-International District. Hop off the bus and bring your taste buds to life as you tuck into some authentic Asian cuisine.
If spice is not your thing, continue the bus until you reach Pike Place Market. An absolute must-see, this lively farmer's market will show you just how important local produce is to the culinary scene in Seattle.
Travel with ease from one must-see site to another as you sit back, relax, and enjoy the views from the top-deck of the open-top buses, hopping on and off whenever you feel like exploring. Total loop without exiting the bus will take approximately 80 minutes. The buses run every 30 minutes in frequency from the stops listed below.
Please Note: This tour is unable to accommodate any luggage. The Official Seattle City Route runs every 45 minutes and it takes approximately 80 minutes to complete the route without exiting the bus.
The route (10:00 AM - 4:00 PM) includes the following stops:
- Space Needle and Seattle Center
- FRS Clippers
- Edgewater Hotel
- Pier 66 Cruise Terminal
- Pier 55 and Argosy Cruises
- Pioneer and Occidental Square
- Historic Chinatown Gate
- Panama Hotel and Tea House
- Seattle Sky View Observatory
- Seattle Central Library
- Seattle Convention Center
- Pike Place Market
- Pike Brewing Company
- Seattle Art Museum
- Original Starbucks at Pike Place
- Market Amazon Spheres