FUN THINGS TO DO IN SEATTLE PRE & POST CRUISE

You’ve booked your epic cruise out of Seattle. Now it’s time to maximize your stay in the Emerald City. Hotel Ändra Seattle’s Cruise Package is your first step whether you’re traveling in a couple or as a group.

BOOK HOTEL ÄNDRA CRUISE PACKAGE 

If you’re looking for the best boutique hotel experience for cruise travelers, we have a package exclusively for you! Stay with us the night before your departure or after you return and receive a complimentary one-way shuttle transfer between our hotel and cruise Terminals 91 or 66. We even transfer your luggage at no charge, so you can relax! Parking is 50% off your first night and complimentary during your cruise. See full details.

Plenty of family friendly adventure awaits whether your pre or post-cruise stay lasts a half day or a few nights. Here are the top things to see and do in downtown Seattle near the cruise terminals:

TAKE A GUIDED TOUR OF SEATTLE HIGHLIGHTS FOR CRUISE PASSENGERS

If you have a free half day, try a guided city tour especially if you are traveling with a group. Hit all the iconic landmarks in three hours or less with Show Me Seattle, Tours Northwest, Argosy Cruises, and Customized Tours. You’ll see highlights from the Space Needle to the houseboat from Sleepless in Seattle. For something unique, explore the hidden passages and tunnels beneath the city streets with Bill Speidel’s Underground Tour or Beneath The Streets Tour. Food lovers will get an authentic taste of Pike Place Market and more through Eat Seattle food tours.

STROLL THE SEATTLE WATERFRONT

Stroll along the scenic Seattle waterfront and soak in the beauty of Elliott Bay and the Olympic Mountains. Explore the shops, restaurants, and attractions lining the waterfront promenade, including the Seattle Aquarium, the Great Wheel, and the historic piers.

DON’T MISS PIKE PLACE MARKET

Of course, no visit to Seattle is complete without a stop in Pike Place Market. This historic market is a feast for the senses, with fresh seafood, artisanal crafts, and bustling crowds. Watch the famous fishmongers toss salmon, sample local delicacies, and soak in the energy of one of the country’s oldest public farmers markets.

EXPLORE PUBLIC ART IN OLYMPIC SCULPTURE PARK

Located along the Waterfront, the Olympic Sculpture Park is a stunning outdoor art exhibit featuring large-scale sculptures and installations. Wander the park and marvel at the dramatic works set against the Seattle skyline.

RIDE TO THE TOP OF THE SPACE NEEDLE…

With 360-views of the city, the Space Needle is Seattle’s most iconic symbol. Take a thrilling ride to the top and enjoy a breathtaking panorama of downtown Seattle, Puget Sound, and the majestic Mount Rainier. Don’t forget to snap lots of selfies.

…WHILE DISCOVERING MOPOP, CHIHULY GARDEN & GLASS AND MORE

The Space Needle is only one of the top attractions found in the Seattle Center. Inside this 74-acre park, explore the magical artistry of glass artist Dale Chihuly at Chihuly Garden & Glass. the Museum of Pop Culture (MoPOP) is a treasure trove for fans of music, film, and pop culture. And kids of all ages will flock to the butterfly house at Pacific Science Center and  the exhibits at Seattle Children’s Museum.

BOOK A COOKING CLASS AT HOT STOVE SOCIETY

Like to cook or want to learn a new skill? Hotel Ändra guests have convenient access to Hot Stove Society, Seattle’s leading recreational cooking school, located in the hotel! Check the year-round class schedule to try your hand at preparing a world of flavors in the group-friendly kitchen.

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