Your Favorite Sights in Seattle

Your Favorite Sights in Seattle


To celebrate your opportunity to earn double Amtrak Guest Rewards points on select Cascades trips until Aug. 31, we asked our fans to tell us their favorite sights in one of the route’s most popular cities–Seattle.

Our Cascades service travels multiple times a day between Eugene, Ore., and Vancouver, B.C. And from Pike Place Market to whale watching in Puget Sound, here are your favorite things to do (and see) in Seattle!

10. “Starbucks! Oh wait, that’s everywhere.”
–Christin Fowler

9. 1) Seattle Sounders Football Club 2) the market 3) The Space Needle 4) the gardens 5) the train station!
–Jason Sanford

8. “Ferry rides! So many to pick from all over Puget Sound with whale watching. The station isn’t far from the Seattle Mariners and Seahawks arenas, either.”
–Sherrie Haynie-Forwood

7. “Pioneer Square, Space Needle, Pike Place, or Mt. Rainier.”
–Mike Henrietta

6. “Everything about Seattle is amazing. I loooovveee going out there to visit my friends and have gone there twice on the Empire Builder.”
–Allison Stillwell

5. 1) The rain 2) the rain 3) the rain 4) the rain 5) the rain.
–John Remmler

4. “The Museum of History and Industry (MOHAI) is in a new building and is great for those who like Seattle and Washington history.”
–Joanne Wiedman

3. “Pike Place Market, REI flagship store, University District, underground ‘sewer tours‘ of original Pioneer Square, and the Bremerton Ferry for views of the skyline.”
–Daniel Lilly

2. “Don’t forget the Smith Tower’s observation deck, Pioneer Square, or the Great Wheel.”
–Christine Williams

1. “The station! Can’t believe everyone missed the first thing they will see in Seattle if they go there via Amtrak.”
–Erik Griswold

Want to see all these awesome sights for yourself? Book today and earn double Amtrak Guest Rewards points on qualifying Cascades trips. Not an Amtrak Guest Rewards member? Sign up here and earn 500 bonus points!