Sightseeing in Washington

One-Year Individual, Couple, or Family Membership to Seattle Architecture Foundation (Up to 38% Off)

Seattle Architecture Foundation

Central Business District

$40 $25

Individual and couple memberships include a complimentary tour; family memberships include a $40 credit toward programs

75-Minute Ghost Tour of Pike Place Market from Market Ghost Tour (45% Off)

Market Ghost Tour

Seattle

$16.50 $9

Guides tell spooky historical yarns on a 75-minute walking ghost tour through Pike Place Market

Learn to Spot Wild Edibles with a Nature Writer

Guided Nature Tour

Seattle

$20 $20

Wild foods writer Langdon Cook meets you outdoors for a tranquil hike through the old growth of Seward Park

Coach Steam-Train Ride to Milburn or Ruth from Chehalis-Centralia Railroad & Museum (Up to 41% Off)

Chehalis-Centralia Railroad & Museum

Chehalis

$14 $8.50

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Coach rides on a restored steam train pass wooded forests, old farmsteads, country homes, and tranquil scenes of nature

$8.50 for a Coach Steam-Train Ride from Chehalis-Centralia Railroad & Museum ($14 Value)

Chehalis-Centralia Railroad & Museum

Chehalis

$14 $8.50

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75-minute rides cover a 12-mile route that passes wooded forests, old farmsteads, country homes, and tranquil scenes of nature

Camel Encounter and Segway Tour for One or Two from Camel Safari (Up to 48% Off)

Camel Safari

Bellingham

C$150 C$79

Meet and learn about one- and two-hump camels, play with baby camels, and venture around the farm's grounds overlooking Mount Baker

Regular Steam-Engine Excursion for Two from Mt. Rainier Scenic Railroad (Up to 50% Off)

Mt. Rainier Scenic Railroad

Elbe

$62 $31

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Weave through timbered foothills, alongside mountain streams, and across wooden trestles aboard a train led by a historic locomotive

One or Two Winery Passports, Valid at 15 Wineries from Rattlesnake Hills Wine Trail (Half Off)

Rattlesnake Hills Wine Trail

Yakima Valley

$10 $5

Winery passport unlocks benefits at more than 15 wineries; completion of passport warrants exclusive invitation to an event in August

One-Hour Deception Pass Boat Tour for One, Two, or Four from Deception Pass Tours (Up to 58% Off)

Deception Pass Tours

Anacortes

$34.95 $17

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A Coast Guard–certified captain explains local history and wildlife from a high-speed catamaran during a one-hour tours

Haunted-History Walking Tour for Two or Four with Ghost-Hunting Equipment from Spirit Expeditions (50% Off)

Spirit Expeditions

Spokane

$50 $25

A two-hour walking tour covers most haunted areas and allows guests to conduct their own paranormal investigation

Pioneer Square or Tacoma Ghost Tour for Two or Four from Spooked in Seattle Ghost Tours (Up to 53% Off)

Spooked in Seattle Ghost Tours

Multiple Locations

$32 $16

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90-minute tours led by ghost hunters takes participants through the haunted buildings of Pioneer Square or downtown Tacoma

Segway Tour for One, Two, or Four from Segway of Edmonds (Up to 57% Off)

Segway of Edmonds

City Of Edmonds

$75 $37

Learn about Edmonds history or snap pictures of beautiful waterfront sunsets during 90-minute Segway tours along Puget Sound

Visit for Two or Four to The Reptile Zoo (Up to 31% Off)

The Reptile Zoo

Monroe

$16 $11

Exhibits display tarantulas, lizards, gators, and turtles

Annual Membership or One-Day Admission for Two to Columbia Gorge Interpretive Center Museum (Up to 50% Off)

Columbia Gorge Interpretive Center Museum

Stevenson

$40 $20

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Museum tells the story of Columbia Gorge from the viewpoint of both 19th century pioneers and the Chinook people who lived there long before

River Tour and Wine Tasting for Two, Four, or Six from Triad River Tours (Up to 58% Off)

Triad River Tours

Happy Valley

$158 $79

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Savor local wines and glimpse fall foliage on a tranquil river, where record numbers of salmon are expected to attract numerous bald eagles

$249 for a Scenic Boat Tour for Up to Six from Dreamboat Seattle ($600 Value)

Dreamboat Seattle

Eastlake

$600 $249

Completely restored wooden vessel totes groups of six passengers across Seattle waters during scenic tours

$45 for 60–80-Minute Coffee Tour and Tasting for Two at Caffè Appassionato ($89 Value)

Caffe Appassionato Coffee Co

Fisherman's Terminal

$89 $45

Get a behind-the-scenes look at Appassionato's slow roasting process, which turns arabica beans into aromatic, full-bodied coffee blends

75-Minute Segway Tour of West Seattle or Two-Hour Tour of Downtown from West Coast Entertainment (Up to 61% Off)

West Coast Entertainment

Multiple Locations

$75 $37

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Segways transport groups through Seattle neighborhoods as knowledgeable guides dish facts about passing landmarks and picturesque views

75-Minute Segway Tour of West Seattle or Two-Hour Tour of Downtown from West Coast Entertainment (Up to 61% Off)

West Coast Entertainment

Multiple Locations

$75 $37

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Segways transport groups through Seattle neighborhoods as knowledgeable guides dish facts about passing landmarks and picturesque views

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Seattle Scenic Flights' skilled pilots offer you a chance to see the city in a brand-new way: from the clouds. On flights ranging in duration from 30 minutes to 60 minutes, you'll get a bird's-eye view of landmarks such as Lake Washington, Safeco Field, Qwest Field, and Fisherman's Terminal. Enjoy aerial freedom like a sparrow on parole as you soar above the Space Needle, downtown Bellevue, and the University of Washington.

Seattle Scenic Flights can also set up aspiring pilots on an introductory flight lesson to the San Juan Islands. You and a friend will commandeer a Cessna Skyhawk with an FAA Certified Flight Instructor for a flight to the islands, where you'll then deplane for two hours to shop for souvenirs, savor the local fare, or snap pictures before heading back toward the mainland. Your flight counts 100% towards the FAA requirements for pilot training and will be documented in an official pilot logbook.

8535 Perimeter Rd S
Seattle,
WA
US

For Seattle-based Aaron Baggenstos, "it's not just about capturing a photograph, it's about connecting with the natural world.” From his experience traveling the world and capturing internationally recognized wildlife portraits, Baggenstos understands the value of experiencing nature's wonders firsthand. His tours range from two-hour private introductions to the feathered denizens of Seattle to three-day camping trips on the snow-capped, elk-laden Olympic Peninsula. Explorers don't even need to bring their own camera, as Baggenstos is happy to send the shots he takes by email or heron. Those who do want to improve their photography will not be disappointed, as Baggenstos gives not only practical advice about camera settings and image composition but also tips on finding a good camera at a reasonable price. By acting as an explorer first and a photography instructor second, Baggenstos fosters a shared sense of awe and provides tours suited for nature and wild-life enthusiasts.

12133 SE 41st st.
Bellevue,
Washington
US

After his first time riding a Segway, 11-year-old Gregg Jantz Jr. was hooked. There weren’t Segway tours in his hometown of Edmonds, so he and his father went to the company’s headquarters in New Hampshire to learn more about the self-balancing transporters. They were excited about what they learned there, leading to the creation of Segway of Edmonds.

Today, visitors can take 90-minute tours of Puget Sound. By day, the tours take a historical angle, and educate groups about Olympic Beach and the mills that used to sit along the coast. Sunset tours create beautiful photo ops, and can be arranged to end with dinner at one of the waterfront restaurants. All tours begin with a 30-minute orientation session, and guides stop occasionally to take photos of groups and make sure no one has fused to their Segway. Visitors can also rent Segways for self-guided tours.

401 Main Street
Edmonds,
WA
US

What happens when you say "Bloody Mary" three times? The masterminds behind Shadows Haunted Attraction won't say, but they invite all intrepid guests to find out for themselves. Once the group theatrical experience begins, none of the house's 15–20 visitors can leave, even if candles ominously flicker or ghostly faces begin materializing in mirrors. Afterward, guest can brave more scares inside the eponymous Shadows, a maze where startling, mildly gory frights lurk around every turn. Designed by Sinister Pointe Haunted Attractions, both haunts teem with volunteer actors trained in more effective scare tactics than threatening to tattle. Neither Shadows attraction is recommended for children 12 and under.

20821 Renton Maple Valley Hwy SE
Maple Valley,
WA
US

Customized Tours leads groups on guided expeditions of Seattle's most breathtaking spots. Outdoor adventurers can try the Mount Rainier National Park tour or the winery and waterfall tour, which travels across Lake Washington on the 7,700-foot Evergreen Point floating bridge to the world-renowned Chateau Ste. Michelle Winery. City tours explore a variety of coffee shops and tourist attractions across the Queen Anne, Fremont, and Chinatown neighborhoods.

One of the more unique tours is the Boeing Factory tour, which gives visitors a behind-the-scenes look at airplane assembly. It also gives them a chance to design their own airplanes using touch-screen computers, or, for traditionalists, old geometry homework.

15426 35th Ave S
Tukwila,
WA
US

Along routes covering up to 12 miles, the modern world disappears into a plume of steam, and the sound of a locomotive's whistle rings through the air. The main attraction at the Chehalis-Centralia Railroad & Museum doesn't sit behind glass. It travels up and down the old Milwaukee Road track, passing by historic farmlands and over wooden trestles.

Restored to its former glory, the museum's 1916 vintage steam locomotive pulls an open passenger coach and a dining coach on trips back into time. Along the way, eyes feast on the greenery of the upper Chehalis Valley, which forms the backdrop for all of these excursions. Depending on the trip, the train may set the stage for a murder mystery dinner or transform into the Polar Express, just when Santa thought he was about to get time off for the holidays.

1101 SW Sylvenus St.
Chehalis,
WA
US