Pioneer Square, Seattle, Washington

26 Mentions on Trippy

  • 5 mentions in Must see/do in Seattle for one day?

    • Ben T.

      Ben T. said, " Grand Central Bakery just across the way) and eat at the waterfalls! There are lots of lovely old buildings in Pioneer Square for an architecture lover -- there may even be tours available from the Seattle Architecture Foundation. Pioneer Square also..." See More

    • Todd B.

      Todd B. said, "...Other fun spots are Gas Works Park, Ballard Locks, and Golden Gardens. Music and architecture ... Experience Music Project, art ... Pioneer Square or Seattle Art Museum, wine ... that might be another trip unless you want to go to a restaurant..." See More

    • Mary Ann E.

      Mary Ann E. said, "...Sculpture Park in the same neighborhood; just down the street is the Seattle Art Museum and further down the hill is Pioneer Square. So much to see and do; all doable within your time frame and no car needed. Since you..." See More

    • Michael R.

      Michael R. said, "...Volunteer Park and Seattle Asian Art Museum (need to take a ride). Rent a kayak on Lake Union. Have lunch in Pioneer Square at Rain Shadow Meats Squared or Il Corvo or visit Sitka & Spruce at Melrose Market...." See More

    • Rona Z.

      Rona Z. said, "...can stop at the Seattle Aquarium. You might want to take a one hour Harbor Tour. Go along the waterfront to Pioneer Square, where Yesler Way is the original Skid Road. There are underground tours which are supposed to be great..." See More

  • 3 mentions in Where are the most photogenic areas in Seattle?

    • Marcus C.

      Marcus C. said, "'ll get the water view of the city and Bainbridge Island is a great place to check out. Architecture, go to Pioneer Square and jump on the Seattle Underground Tour. Or Ride the Ducks of Seattle gets you all around town and..." See More

    • Tess B.

      Tess B. said, "...In Seattle, I would suggest Pioneer Square, especially at night- old buildings and structures with wonderful street lighting. Georgetown is also an interesting area. West Seattle has some great scenic views of the Seattle skyline. For nature, the Japanese Garden is..." See More

    • Ben T.

      Ben T. said, "...There's a lot of nice architecture in Pioneer Square, but for something bit more unusual, check out Rainier Tower at 1301 5th Ave ( I also like the Seattle Asian Art Museum, located within Volunteer Park, which is also photo-worthy (I..." See More

  • 2 mentions in Fun shopping in Seattle that's NOT at a mall?

    • Daniel F.

      Daniel F. said, "... Pioneer Square is, in my opinion, the heart of Seattle. Both historically, and personality wise. Great indie bookstores, coffee shops, boutique shops, and a few blocks away, the Seattle Waterfront, which features attractions like The Seattle Great Wheel, the Seattle Aquarium, and..." See More

    • Matt B.

      Matt B. said, "...area around the market would be good also, along with Ballard Neighborhood, Fremont Neighborhood, Capitol Hill Neighborhood and the University District. Pioneer Square is good for browsing small art shops and galleries...." See More

  • 2 mentions in Hip areas in Seattle?

    • Tony W.

      Tony W. said, "...walk around. Make sure to hit Post Alley. The Olympic Sculpture Park is a killer place for art and a sunset. Pioneer Square is a great old neighborhood. If Armandino's Salumi is open, have lunch there. It's amazing. Assuming you eat meat...." See More

    • Dee B.

      Dee B. said, "...and hoof it or take the free buses or the Light Rail and/or Monorail. Of course you must see the waterfront--from Pioneer Square up to the Seattle Center and the Experience Music Project, which is a must if you're into music. You..." See More

  • 1 mention in Driving from LA to Vancouver, going through Portland and Seattle

    • Suzanne S.

      Suzanne S. said, "...for a bite to eat, but I would spend my time in Seattle and see the The Space NeedlePike Place Market, Pioneer Square and take the Underground Tour in Pioneer Square. Best of luck and safe travels...." See More

  • 1 mention in Techie family looking for unique Seattle experiences

    • Glen T.

      Glen T. said, "...I was in Seattle just last week I did the Seattle Underground Tour. Which is close to Pioneer Square very interesting, informative and amusing at times..." See More

  • 1 mention in Best places to eat and explore on business trip to greater Seattle Area?

    • Jim B.

      Jim B. said, "...and took it into the city. Parking in Downtown Seattle is ridiculous. It's a bit touristy, but the Underground Tour in Pioneer Square is very educational about the history of the city. I prefer the "adult" version which is a little more..." See More

  • 1 mention in Seattle for Memorial Day Weekend - Recommendations

    • Todd B.

      Todd B. said, " to Mt. Rainier, but that might be a different trip. Go to Pike Place Market for sure. Seattle Center ... Pioneer Square if you want galleries ... you're not in town very long so you'll have to pick and choose what..." See More

  • 1 mention in 2-day solo trip to Seattle - What to do?

    • Suzi P.

      Suzi P. said, "...Aragona, Spanish cuisine by Chef Jason Stratton, and Loulay Kitchen & Bar, French cuisine by Chef Thierry Rauteareau. Venture down into Pioneer Square and you'll also find The London Plane, a restaurant by James Beard award-winning Chef Matt Dillion, or his other..." See More

  • 1 mention in Design Enthusiast/ Coffee Nerd/ Foodie spending 2 days in August

    • Valerie S.

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      Valerie S. said, "...but a stop at Top Pot Doughnuts will fuel you up with donuts and java before a day of adventuring. In Pioneer Square, I'm a big fan of Caffe Umbria for the true Italian coffee experience, and Zeitgeist Coffee. I've also..." See More

  • 1 mention in Where is everyone traveling to this December?

    • FX C.

      FX C. said, "...time. Looking forward to riding the ferries to BremertonBainbridge Island and Vashon Island. As always, the Space Needle, Experience Music Project, Pioneer Square and the Pike Place Market are on my to do list. I used to live in the Emerald City..." See More

  • 1 mention in Best free things to do in Seattle?

    • Matt B.

      Matt B. said, "...Ballard Neighborhood Fremont neighborhood is a fun walk, lots of Scandinavian influence and heritage. I would also recommend a walk around Pioneer Square, lots of interesting shops, taverns, restaurants, and galleries. The Seattle King Street Station is also worth a visit...." See More

  • 1 mention in Things to do in Seattle (eat, drink) and where to stay?

    • Georgia T.

      Georgia T. said, "...I'm sure Pike Place Market is on your list but other than that, I suggest checking out Pioneer Square for good places to eat!..." See More

  • 1 mention in Good rainy day activities in Seattle?

    • Marcus C.

      Marcus C. said, "...Underground for the majority of the time, so it's easy to do in the rain. Plus, you get to go to Pioneer Square and there are pubs and great spots to check out there. It's hoaky, but fun, I always suggest the..." See More

  • 1 mention in Artistic sights in Seattle?

    • Andrea L.

      Andrea L. said, "...First Thursday art walk in Pioneer Square April-October, street art and galleries..." See More

  • 1 mention in 30 days by car around: SF, Portland... and then ?

    • Mary Ann E.

      Mary Ann E. said, "...BART into the City. After you pick up your car--perhaps Sonoma Valley; Highway 1 north of SF; Seattle: Pike Place Market; Pioneer Square; Seattle Art Museum; Olympic Sculpture Park; Ferry to Bainbridge Island. South of SF: Half Moon Bay/Carmel/Monterey. San Jose..." See More

  • 1 mention in Where to go on a self-guided walking tour of Seattle

    • Norman P.

      Norman P. said, "...after seeing the public market, A. You're an elite athlete and B, get back on 1st and keep heading south to Pioneer Square, about 10 blocks away. Oh and the "original Starbucks" is NOT good coffee by Seattle standards. Find an..." See More

  • 1 mention in Downtown Seattle- what to see, eat, and do?

    • Michael K.

      Michael K. said, "...I would head to Pioneer Square and do the Underground Tour..( BTW Take the public transportation to get from SeaTac to Downtown and vice versa. Cheap clean efficient). I would also wake up early take the Bainbridge Ferry and go for breakfast..." See More