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10 Unexpected Things to Do in Seattle on Your Yacht Charter Trip

Seattle offers the best of both worlds: exciting indoor options to enjoy and easily accessible great outdoors to admire & experience. The Emerald City is the mecca of Washington's best arts & culture, culinary scene, breweries, wineries, and amazing activities. From the artisanal ice cream music festivals and compact downtown to natural history museum and scenic waterfront – Seattle provides impressive things to do and enjoy for visitors during their yacht charter excursions. These are the top things to do and enjoy that are guaranteed to make your boat rental trip to Seattle unique:

1. Art and Nature - The Seattle Arboretum - Exploring Nature

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2. Admire the conspicuous work at Olympic Sculpture Park

Olympic Sculpture Park - Seattle Yacht Charters Daily

Envisioned as a new urban model for sculpture parks, Olympic Sculpture Park is part of
Seattle Art Museum inaugurated in 2007. The park’s most conspicuous works include Jaume Plensa’s Echo (2011), Alexander Calder’s The Eagle (1971) and Miss Roxy Paine’s Split (2003).

3. Ride a mountain bike at Duthie Hill

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Learn to get your wheels off the ground, and just ride around on the well-kept trails at Duthie Hill Mountain Bike Park. Rent a mountain bike and ride it through the trees, pedal up hills, and let loose on the way down.

4. Enjoy the music and perfectly choreographed water jets at Seattle Center International Fountain

Seattle Center International Fountain - Seattle Yacht Charters Daily

Hang out on the sidelines and enjoy the show of perfectly choreographed water jets at Seattle Center's famous International Fountain. Don't miss the new Artists at Play playground, near EMP Museum and Dupen Fountain.

5. Experience a different side of the Pike Place Market

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Besides the famous tradition of fish throwing by the experienced statt at the Pike Place Fish Market, you will have an opportunity to see another side to this tourists hot spot. The famous gum wall in Seattle's Pike Place Market is deemed as a tourist attraction where visitors place their used chewing gum, in an alleyway in downtown Seattle. You can also sample salmon jerky, okra chips, truffled potato soup, peaches, apples, pears - it’s all here, and it’s all free!

6. Go boating at the Center for the Wooden Boats

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The Center For Wooden Boats in South Lake Union is a great place to go on boating, plus you can stroll along the docks and look at all the beautiful boats on display including gorgeous antique sailboats, steam powered boats and motorized yachts.

7. Take exciting beer and wine tasting tours

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Experience Seattle from a beer and wine-lover's perspective in the beer and winer tours. Sample stouts, ambers, and ales at the regions best breweries. Taste pinot noir, merlot, Chardonnay and more at Seattle's award-winning estate-wineries.

8. Enjoy picnic or just relax at Waterfall Garden Park

Waterfall Garden Park - Seattle Yacht Charters Daily

Waterfall Garden Park features a 22-foot waterfall in the heart of Seattle which is located on the site where UPS started more than 100 years ago. With tables and seating, it's the perfect spot to have a picnic and relax in the quiet sanctuary of this “secret” little park.

9. Get your photo clicked near Black Sun sculpture at Volunteer Park

Black Sun sculpture at Volunteer Park - Seattle Yacht Charters Daily

Black Sun is located in the heart of Volunteer Park. It sits just outside of the Seattle Asian Art Museum. If you maneuver to the correct angle, Black Sun sculpture can perfectly frame the Space Needle for a fantastic picture. Get your photo clicked too with the Black Sun for a Seattle memoir!

10. Rent a Canoe at University of Washington

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The University of Washington (WAC) has a beautiful backyard filled with scenic wonders, blooming cherry trees in the Quad, and amazing bird species. Rent a canoe, traverse the lake in the WAC backyard and enjoy the greenery & beautiful natural environment.

Between wine & beer festivals, amazing parks, and striking places to visit, you, your family or your group will find plenty to do, see, and discover in Seattle. Come experience all that the Emerald City has to offer on your next trip. Book your private Seattle yacht charters or boat rentals for a customized tour! There is something so magical about exploring this city that you'll desire to visit it again and again! That's guaranteed!




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