Tourist Activities near the University of Washington
The Washington Park Arboretum is located South of UW campus and is open daily to the public for free.
The Seattle Japanese Garden is a beautiful enclosed garden adjacent to the Arboretum. The park hours are Noon - 7 p.m. Monday
10 a.m. - 7 p.m. Tuesday - Sunday.
Canoe and Kayak rentals are available from the UW Waterfront Activities Center to explore the famous Montlake Cut, and access the Arboretum from the water.
Or, explore the UW campus calendar for upcoming music, drama, arts, and sporting events!
Tourist Activities in the Greater Seattle Area
Seattle is home to some of the most amazing scenery of the Pacific Northwest. The Great Wheel and Space Needle offer beautiful views of the city, and Pike Place Market in downtown Seattle showcases the rich history and flavor of Seattle!
Visit Seattle offers information about local tourist attractions, restaurants, and other sightseeing and events.
Take the Victoria Clipper to Victoria, BC for a scenic day of adventures. Visit Clipper Vacations to book an excursion.
For a unique Pacific Northwest experience, consider venturing out on an Alaska Cruise. Several cruise lines call Seattle their Home Port, including Celebrity, Holland America, Norwegian and Royal Caribbean.