Seattle Vacation in 48 Hours

Seattle Vacation in 48 Hours, Seattle, Washington (B)

We would like to start this post by saying you cannot do Seattle in 48 hours, you can barely do one neighborhood in that time, but realistically not everyone has time to spend months here exploring every nook and cranny. This post is for people who are coming to Seattle for a weekend and need to hit up only the best of the best. 

You will probably be arriving in Seattle in the late afternoon. We are going to immediately throw you a curve ball and send you up to Capitol Hill. This is one of the best neighborhoods in Seattle for a number of reasons, and you can't miss it. First check out Melrose Market, maybe have a few oysters at Taylor Shellfish Company to keep you until dinner. Then head over to Elliott Bay Book Company, the #1 bookstore in Seattle, to browse their amazing selection with awesome staff to help you find your next favorite book.

After this you can go check out the Jimmy Hendrix statue (air guitar is encouraged). Now you've earned dinner! Here are three options you can pick from depending on what floats your boat: Stateside, Trove, or Tavolata. Finish the night off with a drink at Unicorn, the wackiest bar in Capitol Hill.  ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Sights Map

Guide Name: Seattle Vacation in 48 Hours
Guide Location: USA » Seattle
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Sarah Miller
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Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Melrose Market
  • Taylor Shellfish Company
  • Elliott Bay Book Company
  • Jimmy Hendrix statue
  • Trove
  • Tavolata
  • Unicorn
  • Pike Place Market
  • Crumpet Shop
  • Pike Place Fish
  • Ellenos Yogurt
  • Britt's Pickles
  • Piroshky Piroshky
  • Pike Place Chowder
  • Seattle Aquarium
  • Ivar's Acres of Clams
  • Seattle Wheel
  • Olympic Sculpture Park
  • Seattle Art Museum
  • Broad St.
  • Western Ave.
  • Space Needle
  • Chihuly Garden
  • SkyCity
  • EMP
  • Armory
  • International Fountain
  • Kerry Park
  • Molly Moon's

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