Seattle and the King Tut exhibit

A fun family trip to Seattle right before Memorial Day weekend . . . we stayed at Inn at  the Market, right on the waterfront in front of Pike Place Market, spent an entire afternoon at the Seattle Aquarium, and saw the King Tut exhibit at the Pacific Science Center.  On our last day, instead of driving home via I-5, we caught the morning ferry to Bainbridge Island – one of my favorite places in the world! – and spent a fun morning in Winslow, shopping and breakfasting, before driving home down the Olympic Peninsula.

Pike Place Market sign
Ferry and Pike Place Market from our hotel window
Beecher's Cheese in Seattle
Eating the world’s best mac & cheese at Beecher’s Cheese near Pike Place Market
octopus at Seattle Aquarium
Herbert the octopus shows off his suckers
schooling salmon at the Seattle Aquarium
Schooling salmon on the ceiling at the Seattle Aquarium
family in front of the Seattle Aquarium
Posing in front of the Seattle Aquarium
Alia - Seattle waterfront
Wading in the “fish pool” on the Seattle waterfront
Alia at Inn at the Market
Alia at the Inn at the Market’s rooftop garden


Seattle ferry
Sunset view from our hotel
Seattle space needle
A view of the Space Needle during our urban hike


Seattle sculpture garden
A view of the Olympic Mountains behind Seattle’s outdoor sculpture garden


Alia at Pacific Science Center
Alia rides a whale tail
Bella on the sea life sculpture
Bella poses on the sea life sculpture at Pacific Science Center


Pike Place Market sign and ferry 1
A view of the ferry and Pike Place market from our hotel window
Olympic Mountains
A view of the Olympic Mountains on our early-morning run along the waterfront
Alia on the ferry to Bainbridge
On the ferry to Bainbridge Island
Seattle in the fog
Looking back at the Seattle skyline from the ferry to Bainbridge Island
Bainbridge farmers market
We visited the Saturday Farmers Market on Bainbridge
Churchmouse Yarns
My mecca, Churchmouse Yarns & Teams
Mora Ice Cream
Mora Ice Cream on Bainbridge – the most amazing ice cream in the world, made on-site




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