Space Needle, Seattle, Washington

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Space Needle

400 Broad Street

Seattle, WA 98109

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(206) 404-4221

http://www.spaceneedle.com/

  • 9 mentions in Is the Space Needle worth seeing?

    • Valerie S.

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      Valerie S. said, "..."Is the Eiffel Tower really worth seeing?" :) (YES!) Even though it's cheesy and expensive and filled with (fellow) tourists, The Space Needle just one of those things you do when you visit Seattle, similar to Pike Place Market. It's like skipping..." See More

    • Lauren F.

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      Lauren F. said, "...Talia, The Space Needle really is a tough call. Even on a not-so-clear day we had great views, but I almost think on a nice day I'd rather spend it in one of Seattle's great parks like Kerry Park or Gas Work..." See More

    • Spencer S.

      Spencer S. said, "...So I lived in Seattle and those touristy spots, like the Space Needle and Pike Place Market, are a helluva lot more worth seeing then the touristy things of other cities. Pike Place Market has some AWESOME quick food stops, like Piroshky..." See More

    • Scotty A.

      Scotty A. said, "...Pike Place Market is a definite YES!! As for the Space Needle, just get a picture with it and move on! haha! Definitely spend time in the downtown area at Pike Place and if you're into aviation, you HAVE to go..." See More

    • Suzanne S.

      Suzanne S. said, "...the city! I have written many posts about Seattle. Here is just one you might find helpful! When you visit the Space Needle, don't miss Chihuly Garden and Glass and the Experience Music Project (EMP) http://adventuresofemptynesters.com/a-snack-and-a-stroll-through-pike-place-market/..." See More

    • Loren A.

      Loren A. said, "...They are definitely worth visiting, but I'd skip the restaurant that is inside the Space Needle...." See More

    • Jeff M.

      Jeff M. said, "...No, the Space Needle is not worth visiting. I have done it twice, once when I was a little kid and even then it was sort of boring. The second time I was forced to go and it is a huge waste..." See More

    • Steve J.

      Steve J. said, "...I don't recall having ever been to the top of the Space Needle, but what is worthwhile in the same neighborhood is the Experience Music Project backed by Paul Allen of Microsoft fame, especially if you appreciate music, and more especially..." See More

    • Jenn M.

      Jenn M. said, "... Space Needle is totally worth it if you have a nice day for great views to the mountains. If not, skip it. It can be nice at night too. I hear improvements have been made to restaurant. If you eat there, you..." See More

  • 5 mentions in Techie family looking for unique Seattle experiences

    • Tony W.

      Tony W. said, "...that only goes a few miles but is actually really handy for the Sheraton if you are heading towards the EMP, Space Needle, and Pacific Science Center. The Center for Wooden Boats is a nice area and has the new Museum..." See More

    • Christian C.

      Christian C. said, "...the King County Water Taxi to Alki Beach Park. Don't forget to visit the Seattle Center. Your kids will love the Space Needle, and if it's a hot day then they can cool off in the giant water fountain. If they..." See More

    • Michael K.

      Michael K. said, "...Market (Original Starbucks there) and watch the Sea-Planes Land, Art Work or rent a bike to ride along the Pier North. Space Needle, Experience Music Project all walking distance from your hotel...Feeling Adventurous? Rent a car from Hertz Downtown and drive..." See More

    • JR J.

      JR J. said, "...Observatory. It's the tallest building in Seattle and when you're up there, you look across the city and down on the Space Needle The Columbia Center is the black one on the right, well above the space needle...." See More

    • Debbie L.

      Debbie L. said, "...much fun to watch the machine go, and you get to pick the toppings!Your kids will love a ride up the Space Needle. The outside is fun to hang out at, too.The Ride the Ducks of Seattle is fun.If you have..." See More

  • 4 mentions in 2-day solo trip to Seattle - What to do?

    • Liz A.

      Liz A. said, "...Nearby Seattle Center has the Space Needle, some sculptures, an international friendship garden, the Experience Music Project and Science Fiction Museum. Purple Cafe and Wine Bar downtown has a really neat spiral staircase wine rack (pictured below). Kerry Park would be..." See More

    • Anthony G.

      Anthony G. said, "...Of course Pike Place Market is wonderful as is Seattle Center ( Space Needle etc.). I've enjoyed both historical walking tours (Seattle Underground Tour) and food tours of Seattle. The University of Washington district and the campus itself are also worth a..." See More

    • Nathan A.

      Nathan A. said, "...what you're looking for. Local 360 is a great restaurant using very local ingredients. There's also the Seattle Center with the Space Needle, Seattle Repertory Theatre, Intiman, Pacific Northwest Ballet and more. Seattle Art Museum and Seattle Symphony are both downtown,..." See More

    • Ronda H.

      Ronda H. said, "...Queen Anne Space Needle Green Lake Park Fremont Troll Pike Place Market Woodinville West Seattle shoreline Restaurant Marché Have fun! Seattle is a fabulous place!..." See More

  • 3 mentions in Indoor kids' activities in Seattle

    • Tony W.

      Tony W. said, "...are old enough to enjoy music. There's also a nice/geeky sci-fi museum in the same building. This is right near the Space Needle, which won't be a ton of fun for kids (for the dollar) but gives you a nice view..." See More

    • Debbie L.

      Debbie L. said, "...science. Don't know how old your kids are, but there are also sections just for toddlers.Go to the top of the Space Needle. Just the trip up alone is cool enough, then you've got the view from the top!If your kids..." See More

    • Briana S.

      Briana S. said, "...tons to do there & it's at the Seattle Center, so you can easily go to the Experience Music Project(EMP) or Space Needle afterwards. Also the The Seattle Great Wheel is all enclosed gondolas, while a little on the pricey side, can..." See More

  • 3 mentions in What to do in Seattle?

    • Valerie S.

      Trippy Ambassadors are elite members of the community, hand picked to help you travel better! Interested? E-mail us at ambassadors@trippy.com.

      Valerie S. said, "...ships start coming in, and you can probably enjoy any of the really touristy spots (Pike Place Market, Olympic Sculpture Park, Space Needle) that you've never seen with marginally less crowds. If you come any time after Memorial Day, or you've..." See More

    • Peter R.

      Peter R. said, "...Seattle is an amazing city. Visit the Pike Place Market See the Space Needle Go up the Columbia Tower Club (Its actually just the columbia Tower) Highest Building in Seattle: http://gatetoadventures.com/amazing-view-seattle-columbia-center/ If you are interested in man made things. Check out the..." See More

    • Lauren F.

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      Lauren F. said, "...a bunch of different foods, and get great info on the Seattle and the market at the same time. Also, the Space Needle and Chihuly Garden and Glass are two other popular spots that are right next to each other so you..." See More

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

    • Michael M.

      Michael M. said, "...(exact change only). The same bus might well take a route that brings you within about a 5-minute walk of the Space Needle, The Seattle Center, Chihuly Garden and Glass Pacific Science Center, and the Experience Music Project Science Fiction Museum...." See More

    • Todd B.

      Todd B. said, "...Hi Kassidy, Wow ... 9 hours! OK ... Pike Place Market, Seattle Center, Space Needle, Waterfront Park, and maybe take a water taxi over to Alki Beach Park. Other fun spots are Gas Works Park, Ballard Locks, and Golden Gardens. Music..." See More

    • Steve D.

      Steve D. said, "... Space Needle, Pike Place Market, Seattle Center, Westlake Center, Seattle Aquarium..." See More

  • 2 mentions in Must see/do on a 3 day trip to Seattle

    • Briana S.

      Briana S. said, "...one of the best meals I've ever had. If it's your first time in Seattle, I'd recommend checking out either the Space Needle, Columbia Tower Club, or Smith Tower Observation Deck for a great view of the city. Space Needle has..." See More

    • Christian C.

      Christian C. said, "...flawless Othello. Pacific Northwest Ballet is only 5 minutes away. For your one big-ticket item, you need to get dinner the Space Needle restaurant. Literally the best views in the city. Amazing... Completes a rotation every 30 minutes, and the food quite..." See More

  • 2 mentions in What are must-sees and where to stay in Seattle and Vancouver

    • Valerie S.

      Trippy Ambassadors are elite members of the community, hand picked to help you travel better! Interested? E-mail us at ambassadors@trippy.com.

      Valerie S. said, "...There are lots of traditional 'must do' things in Seattle, not limited to: The Space Needle Pike Place MarketGum WallThe Seattle Great Wheel All of these things are within easy walking distance of the piers, though it will depend on which cruise..." See More

    • Todd B.

      Todd B. said, "...a little more travel. I would try and see or go to the Pike Place Market, visit the Seattle Center ( Space Needle and Chihuly Garden and Glass), maybe a ferry ride out to Bainbridge Island Ferry, get some fish and chips..." See More

  • 2 mentions in Best places to eat and explore on business trip to greater Seattle Area?

    • Jim B.

      Jim B. said, "...great view of the city: https://instagram.com/p/3Vop8jOsyY/?taken-by=jim.bachert Some other great views include Kerry Park (great view from the other side with the Space Needle ), or take the ferry from Downtown Seattle to West Seattle for great views of the skyline at an..." See More

    • Jim R.

      Jim R. said, "...evening. Or maybe lunch on departure. And I know this sounds goofy, but if the weather's good have lunch at the Space Needle. I recall the food being just OK 30 years ago. The attraction, however, is the view. In an..." See More

  • 2 mentions in Seattle for Memorial Day Weekend - Recommendations

    • Suzi P.

      Suzi P. said, "...more. During Memorial Day weekend, there is also the Folk Life Festival, a free event happening in the area around the Space Needle that will make for fun entertainment. http://www.nwfolklife.org/festival/ I hope this helps! If you have any other questions, feel free..." See More

    • Devin N.

      Devin N. said, "...When we were in Seattle, we stayed at Hotel Five. It's a nice, affordable, trendy hotel within walking distance to the Space Needle. They also have a parking lot (complimentary), though it's first come, first serve. We just parked our car..." See More

  • 2 mentions in Best free things to do in Seattle?

    • Adrianna N.

      Adrianna N. said, "...better deal to buy a city pass. They're $69 per adult and it gives you admission to 5 attractions (1- the Space Needle, 2- Seattle Aquarium, 3- Argosy Cruises Harbor Tour, 4- Experience Music Project or Woodland Park Zoo, and 5-..." See More

    • Matt B.

      Matt B. said, "...you give in to temptation! I would definitely go to Seattle Center, its expensive to ride to the top of the Space Needle but its free to wander around the grounds and look at the Space Needle, and theres usually something interesting..." See More

  • 1 mention in Hotel recommendation in Queen Ann district

    • Debbie L.

      Debbie L. said, "...centrally so when you're not visiting with your friend, you can easily take your family out for a stroll to the Space Needle and the Pike Place Market . These are probably the nicest and closest places that you can stay to..." See More

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

    • Kris D.

      Kris D. said, "...can barely tell you where to begin. I do recommend visiting Pike Place Market and the surrounding area to include the Space Needle. I usually visit in the summer and there are always special events being held in the park near..." See More

  • 1 mention in Where are the most photogenic areas in Seattle?

    • Marcus C.

      Marcus C. said, "...Salty's on Alki (the area around) will get you great shots of the city including the The Seattle Great Wheel and Space Needle. Going closer to Mount Rainier you can always find shots of the fields and mountain, but the drive..." See More

  • 1 mention in Any memorable places in Seattle for a tourist?

    • Tracie H.

      Tracie H. said, "...or the Penninsula for hiking, biking, camping, or whale watching. Back to the city... everyone goes to the top of the Space Needle, but there are some great views from the top of the Columbia Center and Smith Tower too. Food..." See More

  • 1 mention in Budget-friendly, but not seedy hotels

    • Aleks Z.

      Aleks Z. said, "...got the basic amenities plus a TV from like 1993. The location is spot on, because you're 5 blocks from the Space Needle, Olympic Sculpture Park and a 15-20 minute walk away from Pike St...." See More

  • 1 mention in Restaurant recommendation near Edgewater Hotel in Seattle

    • Tony W.

      Tony W. said, "...walk in the other direction, try cajun/creole awesomeness at Toulouse Petit Kitchen & Lounge (you could go by way of the Space Needle, which is pretty at night)..." See More

  • 1 mention in Best day trip suggestions from Billingham, WA?

    • Johnny L.

      Trippy Ambassadors are elite members of the community, hand picked to help you travel better! Interested? E-mail us at ambassadors@trippy.com.

      Johnny L. said, "...all farmer's markets, Stanley Park, Grouse Mountain, Downtown Vancouver If you go south, some great things to do are visit the Space Needle for views of the downtown skyline and the sound, you can go to the famous Pike Place Market, shop..." See More

  • 1 mention in Cheap accommodation for one person

    • Ketti S.

      Ketti S. said, "...the west coast, and you get a 360 degree view of Seattle. It's cheaper than going to the top of the Space Needle also! And if you like seeing the attractions in a city, look into getting a City Pass. It gets..." See More

  • 1 mention in Beautiful scenery & must see/eat places in Seattle & Portland

    • Nykiter P.

      Nykiter P. said, "...(including yummy cafes and bakeries) Pike Place Market is a must as is the underground walking tour. Great view from the Space Needle but skip the food there as it's pricey and not that great...." See More

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

    • Peter P.

      Peter P. said, "...next to KeyArena that was nice, small 2 bedroom apartment. Walkable to a few bars & restaurants, as well as the Space Needle which is a must see as well. UberX there is plentiful, costs about $5-6 to go from the Space..." See More

  • 1 mention in Baby Moon recommendations for Seattle

    • Chase J.

      Chase J. said, "...do, taking the Bainbridge Island Ferry is a must do in Seattle, but only if it's sunny. Of course, there's the Space Needle. love this icon. 8th most photographed thing in the world! It's touristy - but its actually really cool...." See More

  • 1 mention in Kid Friendly Activities in Seattle

    • Kelsy M.

      Kelsy M. said, "...Science Center is a fun place for kids. Down by the pier and ferrys there are neat shops as well. The Space Needle is always a hit...." See More

  • 1 mention in First time to Seattle, what to do and where to eat?

    • Valerie S.

      Trippy Ambassadors are elite members of the community, hand picked to help you travel better! Interested? E-mail us at ambassadors@trippy.com.

      Valerie S. said, "...Seattle Gum Wall - Seattle's disgustingly awesome tourist attraction. The name says it all.Columbia Center Sky View Observatory - Skip the Space Needle and do the observatory at Columbia Tower. You'll get the Space Needle in your photos, and great shots of..." See More

  • 1 mention in Cool stuff to do in Seattle

    • Chase J.

      Chase J. said, "...young people. Stand up at the bar for stiff drinks before you go see a rock show. Loud, attached to Neumos. Space Needle: love this icon. 8th most photographed thing in the world - just turned 50! It's touristy - but..." See More

  • 1 mention in Fun places in Seattle.

    • Peter R.

      Peter R. said, "...Hi Travyer, it depends what you call fun places. Seattle is pretty awesome, some places I can recommend. Space Needle Kerry Park one of the best views of Seattle Pike Place Market Farmers Market and very interesting to stroll through Seattle Aquarium..." See More

  • 1 mention in Vancouver to Los Angeles, what are the places to stop and see?

    • Johnny L.

      Trippy Ambassadors are elite members of the community, hand picked to help you travel better! Interested? E-mail us at ambassadors@trippy.com.

      Johnny L. said, "...I've done that drive. This is what I did on the way: 1. Stop in Seattle. Space Needle, Pike Place Market, possible a baseball game at Safeco Field. Continue south on Interstate 5 to Portland where there are lots of microbreweries..." See More

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