If Seattle is popular for one thing, it is definitely the Space Needle. It is a symbol of the magnificent city and that is why more than one million people visit this landmark every year. The place offers some of the best bird’s eye views of the Emerald City and was the tallest in Seattle until 1969. You can head to the observation deck and enjoy a 360 degree panoramic view of the city with your loved ones. To know more, keep on reading…
The First Impression
The 605 feet tall building will take you to 520 feet up observation deck through a long elevator ride. You can either choose to enjoy the indoor views or step out and to embrace the breathtaking beauty of the surrounding city. Ferris crossing Elliott Bay, the evergreen covered Cascade and snowcapped mountain Rainer will all make for a wonderful sight. You can also spot other famous attractions like Library downtown, 175-foot-tall Seattle Great Wheel including the shining metal facade.
Sky High Dining
Book a table at revolving SkyCity Restaurant that is situated 500 feet above the ground. The whole restaurant makes a full rotation every 47 minutes but you won’t notice it except the change in the scenery. Choose from the variety of cuisines and enjoy your meal worry free sitting at top.You can also plan a small party or celebration here by getting in touch with them in advance and asking them to make the arrangements.
Plan your Trip
There are general admission tickets that vary as per the age group. It is recommended to purchase them online in advance. They range from time ticket with a reserved launch time, SkyCity Pass, night time viewing tickets or only for the observation decks. You are allowed to take pictures inside so feel free to bring your camera and take a lot of beautiful photos.
How to reach there?
There are parking spaces available at the Space needle and valet options are also there. You can also hop on the monorail or take the bus. Plan to spend at least three to four hours there to make the most of your trip. There are plenty of outdoor and recreational activities that you can take part in and spend an entire day there.
To ensure that you have good accommodation options, check hotel reviewer sites and compare few hotels before booking hotel rooms online. Check online hotel deals in advance to save as much as you can.