Discover Strange Things to Do in Seattle

Discover Strange Things to Do in Seattle, Seattle, Washington (B)

Visiting Seattle with No Mas Coach as our tour guides is no normal tour. Instead, Jon and Ben take Jason and I on a journey into the wild and whacky side of Seattle. They introduce us to giant trolls, floating space shuttles, dinosaurs and orbiting planets. You won’t find this itinerary in the tourist brochures, but this self-guided tour will help you discover some seriously strange things to do in Seattle.

Ideally, you will need a car, but as most sights are in Fremont, so you can hop on public transport to Fremont and wander around the various sites.

Be warned, the hippy enclave of Fremont holds itself in high regard. In fact, in 1991, a group of scientists in a bar (surely, that’s a dangerous combination!) claimed that the intersection of N Fremont Ave and 35th St N was the Centre of the Universe. Just one indication maybe, that Fremont locals may be a somewhat bonkers bunch.

Whilst this assertion can neither be proven or disproven, residents have proudly erected a colourful sign to mark the centre of the universe. It also points you helpfully towards some of the crazy ‘artistic residents’ of the neighbourhood. Let’s take a look at just a few! ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Discover Strange Things to Do in Seattle
Guide Location: USA » Seattle
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Anne Slater-brooks
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Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Centre of the Universe
  • Giant Troll
  • Lenin Statue
  • Cold War Rocket
  • Topiary Dinosaurs
  • Gasworks Park

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