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These famous Seattle attractions are within walking distance of the Green Tortoise Hostel: (from wikipedia)



Pacific Science Center (12 blocks from Green Tortoise)

The Pacific Science Center is an independent, non-profit science museum based in Seattle, Washington. It sits on 7.1 acres of land located on the south side of the Seattle Center. Its original buildings were the United States Science Pavilion, part of the 1962 World’s Fair in Seattle. After the fair ended the Pacific Science Center opened. The land and buildings were leased for $1 a year until 2004 when the title deed was signed over and the Pacific Science Center Foundation officially took ownership.

Underground Tour (8 blocks from Green Tortoise)

The Seattle Underground is a network of underground passageways and basements in downtown Seattle, Washington that was originally the area's ground level. After the streets were elevated, these spaces eventually fell into disuse, but have become a tourist attraction in recent decades


Washington State Ferries (5 blocks from Green Tortoise)

Washington state maintains the largest fleet of passenger and auto ferries in the United States and the third largest in the world. The system, known as Washington State Ferries, serves communities on Puget Sound and in the San Juan Islands.


Seattle Aquarium (5 blocks from the Green Tortoise)

The Seattle Aquarium is a public aquarium located on Pier 59 on Seattle, USA's Elliot Bay waterfront. Run by the city, it opened on May 20, 1977. After the closure of Ivar's Aquarium in 1956, the city was at a loss for its major attraction. In 1977, the city opened up its own aquarium, The "'Seattle Aquarium'".


Seattle Center (12 blocks from Green Tortoise)

Seattle Center is a fairground, park and arts and entertainment center in Seattle, Washington, on the site used in 1962 by the Century 21 Exposition. It is located just north of Belltown in Lower Queen Anne.

Seattle Art Museam  

Seattle Art Museum (3 blocks from the Green Tortoise)

The Seattle Art Museum (commonly known as "SAM") is an art museum located in downtown Seattle, Washington USA. Admission is free on the first Thursday of each month.

The Seattle Art Museum opened on June 23, 1933 in an Art Deco building in Volunteer Park, given to the city by Richard E. Fuller, president of the Art Institute of Seattle, and his mother, Margaret MacTavish Fuller.




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