Seattle Space Needle
Hotel Deca is located in the heart of Seattle’s University District only minutes from the Seattle Space Needle. It's a breeze to get to the Space Needle in the heart of the city. It also offers convenient valet parking where you can safely leave your car and spend the day at the Seattle Center.
Woodland Park Zoo
A Seattle vacation at the Hotel Deca should also include a visit to the Woodland Park Zoo. For more than 100 years, Woodland Park Zoo has been a cherished community resource and a unique urban oasis. Generations of Puget Sound families have come to the zoo and marvel at the animals and are inspired by the peaceful and beautiful surroundings. Woodland Park Zoo encompasses 92 acres and features more than 1,090 individual animals representing nearly 300 species. The grounds are divided into what are known as bioclimatic zones, the unique habitats around the world, from tropical rain forests to the frigid climes of the Far North.
Pike Place Market
Within a short distance from Hotel Deca, you can watch the vendors throw fish at the famous Seattle Pike Place Market . Winter, spring, summer and fall, the Pike Place Market is open seven days a week, closing only on Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year's Day. The merchants set their own hours, so it's a good idea to check the shopping and dining guides before coming to visit a specific shop or stall. Generally, restaurants stay open later and during the peak farm season, farmers are frequently set up and ready to sell by 8 a.m. or earlier. Check out the schedules at their website below.
Seattle Art Museum
The selections of exhibits vary throughout the year, but the quality of them does not. For scheduling and times of the many offerings of the Seattle Art Museum, check out the links below.
Experience Music Project
A hands-on musical “Experience” for all ages, the EMP is a must visit for the musically inclined. The exhibits are varied, many are interactive, and the collection of Jimi Hendrix memorabilia is an “Experience” second to none. From the website: EMP is a one-of-a-kind music museum combining interactive and interpretive exhibits to tell the story of the creative, innovative and rebellious expression that defines American popular music. Featuring a world-class collection of artifacts, unique architecture by Frank O. Gehry, state-of-the-art technology, and exciting interactive presentations, EMP will encourage visitors of all ages and backgrounds to experience the power and joy of music in its many forms.
The Seattle Center is a year round facility that plays host to a wide variety of activities, such as sporting events and concerts to name a few.
Catch a MLB Seattle Mariners baseball game at Safeco Field. Since the Inaugural Game on July 15, 1999, Safeco Field gained a reputation locally, regionally and nationally as a terrific setting for baseball and a great place for baseball fans. Sweeping views of the downtown Seattle skyline and breathtaking sunsets over Puget Sound combined with excellent views of game action from all angles to give fans at Safeco Field an experience unequalled in Major League Baseball. The home pages for The Seattle Mariners and Safeco Field are provided below.
CenturyLink Field is the NFL home of the Seattle Seahawks and the MLS home of the Seattle Sounders. A visit to the stadium is a must for any fan no matter the season.
Olympic Sculpture Park
The Olympic Sculpture Park transforms a nine-acre industrial site into open and vibrant green space for art. This new waterfront park gives Seattle residents and visitors the opportunity to experience a variety of sculpture in an outdoor setting, while enjoying the incredible views and beauty of the Olympic Mountains and Puget Sound. Admission is free.
Pacific Science Center
The Pacific Science Center is a science museum for all ages, with an ever changing menu of events. For the latest on what's happening at Pacific Science Center, check their what's new page. Recent news releases are listed below. For more information check their fast facts page.
Museum of History & Industry
MOHAI collects, preserves and presents the rich history of the Pacific Northwest. Its engaging exhibits and programs have created an appreciation for the Northwest's diverse cultural, social and economic history.
Seattle Symphony at glittering Benaroya Hall is another must see for those visiting the Seattle area.
Considered one of the region’s premier performance facilities, Meany Hall for the Performing Arts is beloved by artists and audience members alike for its outstanding acoustics and intimate ambiance. Meany Theater is located on the University of Washington Campus, near the intersection of 15th Ave NE and NE 40th St.