Seattle Tourism

Seattle is an amazing city for tourism, and the Pacific Northwest of the US has some of the most beautiful mountains, lakes, beaches, and saltwater areas of the entire country.  Check the information and links below for just a few ideas of what you could do before or after CALICO 2022 in Seattle!

As seen below, there are a number of great places within easy walking distance of the hotel, but if you have a few extra days to explore you can really experience some of the beauty of the Pacific Northwest.  Look below this information for more information about tourism in Seattle, including just a few of the amazing restaurant options nearby.


  • Pike Place Market: 12 min
  • Waterfront (the piers): 10 min
  • Seattle Aquarium: 15 min
  • Westlake Center: 10 min
  • Ferry Terminal: 12 min
  • International District: 15 min
  • Space Needle: 10 min, then monorail
  • See many more in the links below!!

Day Trips

  • Olympic Peninsula
  • Mount Rainier
  • Mt Saint Helens Volcanic Monument
  • North Cascades National Park
  • San Juan Islands
  • Victoria, British Columbia
  • and a lot more! (see a list of 20 in the links)

Links for Seattle Tourism:

Food Guides: