Seattle, Washington, is so full of fun things to do, it will keep you coming back again and again. Here’s how to explore the best of what the city has to offer without breaking the bank.
Start your day in Pike Place Market with breakfast at the Crumpet Shop. They open every day (except Tuesday) at 7 a.m. and you can get a crumpet with egg, cheese and ham along with a latte for less than $10.
After you’ve filled up, go exploring in Pike Place Market. The marketplace has been around since 1907 and has nine acres to explore with street performers along the way. The shops are affordably priced and looking is always free. The fishmongers in the market put on a show with their fish throwing antics.
Once you’ve worked up your appetite, grab a bite to eat at Athenian Seafood, where you can get a plate of salmon fish and chips for less than $20 while you watch the non-stop activity on Elliot Bay.
Spend the afternoon stretching your legs at Washington Park Arboretum. The park is completely free and a great place to enjoy the fresh air of the Pacific Northwest and experience that lush greenery Washington is famous for.
For dinner, hit up Radiator Whiskey where you can enjoy a delicious fried pork shank for $20 and a craft cocktail for $12 in a trendy setting.
After dinner, head back to Pike Place Market for an evening of improv at Unexpected Productions. Tickets run $8–10 per person.
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