Visitor Information

Lots of Great Info Here:

Map of Attractions and Restaurants: here

Weather and Walking- March temperatures range from 38-58 F. Plan for light rain most of your time here (and just be pleasantly surprised if that does not happen). Rain in Seattle is rarely a heavy downpour, so a rain jacket or umbrella should be plenty to allow you to explore the city. There are a few hills in downtown Seattle so bring comfortable walking shoes.

Getting around - For public transit, the transit option on Google maps does a fairly good job or try this trip planner. You may purchase tickets at light rail stations/on the bus or using this app. (Note it only allows you to purchase a day pass ($6.50) for the link light rail, so this is not the cheapest option for getting to/from the airport if you are only using it one way that day.) The monorail (not part of public transit) connects Westlake center to Seattle Center.

Music, Theater and other goings on around town: theStranger, Seattle Weekly

Other Lists of Attractions: Seattle Times, VisitSeattle, If visiting multiple attractions you might consider: CityPass ($79)

Waterfront Area:

Also Downtown:

Seattle Center - site of the 1962 World's Fair. Can be reached via the monorail from Westlake Center.

Further Afield:

  • Woodland Park Zoo - $15 adult, 9:30am-4pm
  • Hiram Chittenden Locks - Probably not many fish at fish ladder but fun to watch boats going in and out of the locks - FREE, Visitor Center 10am-4pm, Locks & Fish Ladder Viewing Room 7am-8:45pm
  • Museum of Flight - $21 (if purchased on-line) adult, 10am-5pm


Questions? Drop a note to our Local Arrangements Chair, Ruth Anderson! (