Seattle, Washington is known for several awesome places to visit, including the beautiful space needle, Mount Rainier and Pike Place Market.
Opened in 1907 on the waterfront, it is one of the nation’s oldest known farmer’s markets. The fish market in particular is known not only for its great selections, service and value, they can also put on an entertaining and awesome fish throwing show. If you want to talk fish though, one of the sights from the Seattle area that is a must-see attraction is orca whale watching.
A short 90-minute drive from downtown Seattle, you can view these graceful, powerful and gorgeous creatures by air or by sea in the nearby San Juan Islands. Is Seattle the only place for whale watching? No, it is not, but it’s the place you will want to choose for your experience. The tours are the best in the Pacific Northwest. The tour guides provide you with fun, educational and engaging events for great memories.
Whales known for being native to the area are gray, orca, and minke whales. Seattle also boasts some of the highest concentration of whales and other sea life anywhere in the world, and an average of 90 percent of their tours yield whale sightings. Grab your binoculars and cameras because whale watching is a trip you will want to enjoy close and share with friends and family.