For those interested in an artistic outdoor experience, Seattle, Washington, is home to the Olympic Sculpture Park. Operated by the Seattle Art Museum, the park opened in 2007 and features nine acres for visitors to explore, with sculptures by artists like Mark Dion, Roxy Paine and Mark di Suvero.
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November 28, 2012
Let’s face it – even if you haven’t jumped on the vampire-swooning bandwagon, it’s not like the lush forests of the Pacific Northwest aren’t a beautiful trip to take anyway; so if any of your friends or family are Twi-hards (secretly or otherwise), a trip to Seattle definitely deserves a “Twilight Location” detour.
November 1, 2012
Win 2 tickets to celebrate the holiday season in Seattle on a Brews and Bulbs: Seattle Breweries and Christmas Lights Tour! Read on to find out how to join in on the festivities this holiday season with a tour of Seattle’s Christmas lights and neighborhood breweries.
July 30, 2012
Taking a boat out is a fun activity anywhere you go – but Seattle has something special that you won’t find many other places. The Center for Wooden Boats (CWB) is a maritime history gathering spot in which visitors can do more than just learn about this craft heritage in the Pacific Northwest, but actually get involved; that is, you can rent a boat and take it out yourself!
July 16, 2012
If you’re not familiar with Dale Chihuly, you should be. His work is included in over 200 museums worldwide, and features his signature approach to glass blowing. Many of his works look other-worldly, as if mimicking some jellyfish or deep sea creature, and while complex, are just as intricate, delicate, and beautiful as anything Mother Nature could create. High praise? Perhaps, but at the new 1.5 acre Chihuly Garden and Glass in Seattle, you can be the judge of that yourself.
July 2, 2012
Ride the duck! Although gawked and pointed at for its funny shape and cartoon lettering, the Seattle Duck Tours are actually a great way to see the city by both land and by sea. The always comic and informative captains keep you entertained with witty quips and interesting side notes about the city, its history and places of interest, and great places to stop and grab a bite to eat.