2832
Washington

Signature City Seattle: Jewel of the Pacific Northwest

Gain a comprehensive understanding of Seattle as you explore the Boeing plant, cruise its glistening waters, savor local cuisine and learn about the city’s passion for sustainability.
Rating (4.89)
Program No. 2832RJ
Length
6 days
Starts at
1,849

At a Glance

Seattle glows with the richness of its history, the energy of its future — and offers exceptional urban adventures at every turn. Learn about the area's human and natural history at the new Museum of History and Industry at South Lake Union Park. Cruise Lake Union past houseboats and buzzing seaplanes. See giant jets on the assembly line at the Everett Boeing plant. Hear about the Chittenden Locks and see boats passing between fresh and salt water, salmon swimming up the fish ladder and flowers blooming in the botanical garden.
Activity Level
Keep the Pace
Walking up to 28 blocks a day on city sidewalks.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • At the Boeing Everett plant, see giant jets travel down the assembly line.
  • Ride an Argosy Line ship through Lake Union and into Elliott Bay for a panoramic look at the Seattle skyline.
  • Zip to the top of the landmark Space Needle, then marvel at the sparkling glass art in the brand-new Chihuly Garden and Glass.

General Notes

In 2020, this program will operate at a small group size, with a maximum of 24 participants.
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Ron Butler
Ron Butler is a Seattle native and has observed the city's evolution into the dynamic place it has become today. Meshing a background in small business and involvement in community affairs with interests in history, architecture, commerce, and urban scene, Ron engages visitors in a multi-dimensional narrative. His observational spontaneity provides an unscripted range of insights for a distinctive Seattle experience.

Please note: This expert may not be available for every date of this program.

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