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The History Behind Seattle Architecture
You can tell a lot about a city by looking at its architecture. A city with lots of old buildings might mean quaint and traditional, while a metropolis filled with high-rises looks to the future. Seattle architecture has both of these things, making it a bit of a unique case. It's rare for a young city to have such a diverse architectural history. Read on to break down the story of Seattle and how it's reflected in its architecture.
Prep for Your Tour of Seattle's Museum of Flight
Located down the road from both King County International Airport and Boeing's current base of operations, this Seattle's Museum of Flight is sure to be a fun excursion for adults and children alike. It's full of fascinating exhibits, including original airplanes, flight simulators, and historical records. There are even some exhibits dedicated to outer space.
Seattle Aquarium Guide: Hours, Parking & More
Just as unique as its people, Seattle is home to a variety of Seattle attractions meant to entertain visitors near or far. One such attraction is the Seattle Aquarium. Here, the Puget Sound and nearby waters are celebrated in a well-designed space that introduces locals and visitors to the fascinating creatures that dwell just outside in the waters of the Pacific Northwest and illustrates how conservation efforts will allow such an incredibly diverse ecosystem to thrive.
8 Fun and Touristy Things To Do in Seattle
There are countless things to do in Seattle besides the Space Needle and other famous Seattle top attractions. Here are a few of the touristy things to do in Seattle.
The History of Seattle’s Iconic Space Needle
The Space Needle is an iconic Seattle landmark that towers over the city. At the time of its construction, it was the tallest structure west of the Mississippi River. The observation tower offers breathtaking views of the city, the Cascade Mountains, Elliott Bay, and other islands.
Yuri’s Night at Seattle’s Museum of Flight: A Spaceflight Festivity
Yuri's Night space party is an annual celebration observed on or around April 12 at venues all over the world that commemorates the day that Yuri Gagarin became the first person ever to enter space. The event gives you a chance to have some fun celebrating the anniversary of the first human spaceflight.