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Seattle off the beaten path

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Seattle off the beaten path
See the troll under the bridge in funky Fremont, celebrate Seattle's maritime history at the Center for Wooden Boats and more.Discover Seattle off the beaten path.
Good for: Families, Groups, Seniors, Individuals
Seasons: Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter
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Fremont
Fremont

The statue of Lenin on the corner should clue you in to the fact that everything about this neighborhood is alternative. Vegetarian cafes, eclectic shops, coffee houses, bookstores and street artists abound.

Fee: No      Duration of visit: 1-2 hours
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Washington Park Arboretum
Washington Park Arboretum

Use a canoe, or your feet, to explore the 230 acres and 4,000 species of trees, vines, shrubs and plants at this arboretum.

Fee: No      Duration of visit: 1-2 hours
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University of Washington
University of Washington

Cherry blossoms in the Arts and Sciences Quad next to Suzzallo Library are not to be missed. See them March 3-13 or so this year (2010, and normally... more »

Fee: No      Duration of visit: 1-2 hours
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Seattle Seaplanes
Seattle Seaplanes

For over 30 years Seattle Seaplanes has proudly operated on Lake Union, just minutes from downtown Seattle.Our pilots have logged more than 20,000 hours of flying time and countless water landings.At Seattle Seaplanes, we take pride in our high standards of service! Our experience and enthusiasm will be evident when you choose to fly with us. We're ready to take you there.The entire... More

For over 30 years Seattle Seaplanes has proudly operated on Lake Union, just minutes from downtown Seattle.Our pilots have logged more than 20,000 hours of flying time and countless water landings.At Seattle Seaplanes, we take pride in our high standards of service! Our experience and enthusiasm will be evident when you choose to fly with us. We're ready to take you there.The entire Seattle Seaplanes crew look forward to welcoming you on-board our seaplanes! Less

Fee: Yes      Duration of visit: 1-2 hours
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The Center for Wooden Boats
The Center for Wooden Boats

The Center for Wooden Boats at South Lake Union is a hub of hands-on learning year-round. Boat rentals, classes and workshops, field trips, lectures, and opportunities for direct experience on the water and at the docks are just a few of the things you'll find when you visit.

Fee: No      Duration of visit: 1-2 hours
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Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park
Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park

This national park is really a free museum that documents Seattle history, from the fire that burned it down to the gold rush that helped build it up.

Fee: No      Duration of visit: <1 hour
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