Columbia Center shines a new view on Seattle

The Space Needle is the place to get the best views of Seattle, right? While the Needle is a great spot and is a popular tourist attraction, the Columbia Center in the downtown district may offer a better view of the region’s scenery. My daughter Mallory suggested we visit the Columbia Center. The Sky View […]

Exploring Seattle in 2 days

Let’s say you’re in town for the weekend and you only have two days to take in the sights of Seattle. What do you do? I suggest buying a CityPass book, first. It costs about $69 and saves you about 40 percent off the regular admission to places, such as the Space needle, EMP Museum, […]

Seattle view is amazing from the Space Needle

Built for the 1962 World’s Fair, Seattle’s Space Needle has become the international symbol for the city. People are known to base their directions using the Space Needle as the starting point. The Space Needle stands more than 600 feet above the ground. It was the tallest structure west of the Mississippi River when it […]

Vacation memories: ‘Planet of the Apes’ highlights visit to Seattle Sci Fi and music museums, Space Needle

Part of an ongoing series reviewing past trips: I am a “Planet of the Apes” fanatic. I readily admit it. I have all the movies, even the horrible remake with Marky Mark. I watched the TV series as a kid. So, imagine my surprise when we visited the Science Fiction Museum in Seattle and saw […]

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