Area Attractions

Our downtown hotel is walking distance to Seattle’s most iconic attractions & experiences. Venture farther & immerse yourself in the Pacific Northwest’s incredible landscapes.  For additional ideas, visit the Area Attractions page at our sister hotels: Grand Hyatt Seattle & Hyatt at Olive 8.

Hyatt Regency Seattle

808 Howell Street
Seattle, Washington, United States, 98101

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Art + Culture

Kayaking
Hiking Family
Tourist City View

Food + Drink

TIDAL+

Savor the bounty of regional seafood with fresh, seasonal fare and bold flavors. The menu incorporates seafood-focused dishes that are great to share with friends or enjoy solo as you sit back with the locals, including the signature Lobster Mac & Cheese, Seasonal fresh seafood dip and locally sourced Tidal flat oysters.

Ruth Chris Steakhouse at the Grand Hyatt Seattle

Located in the lobby of the Grand Hyatt Seattle, Ruth's Chris Steak House is the quintessential spot for the best seared and sizzled plates in Seattle.

Family Attractions

Seattle Waterfront

Stroll along Seattle’s scenic waterfront harbor, peppered with seafood restaurants, shops, and the Seattle Great Wheel—a Ferris wheel offering panoramic views from the top.

Day Trips

Bainbridge Island

Hop on the Washington State Ferry for a boat ride to this quaint island—just 35 minutes away from downtown Seattle—where you can shop historic Main Street, dine at family-owned restaurants, and go wine-tasting.

Mount Rainier National Park

Just two hours southeast of Seattle is the vast expanse of wilderness known as Mt. Rainier National Park. Go for a hike on more than 260 miles of trails, which offer incredible views of the volcano.

Skagit River Eagle Tours

Float down the Skagit River in search of bald eagles; from December through March, the river banks are home to the country’s largest concentration of wintering bald eagles in their natural habit.

Snoqualmie Falls

Marvel at this 268-foot waterfall that cascades down into the Snoqualmie River, just 30 miles outside the city. More than 1.5 million visitors make the trek annually to see the falls.

Parks + Recreation


Classic Seattle Getaway

Argosy Harbor Cruise Tour

A fun way to enjoy Seattle from the Water! See all of the beauty & history of the Emerald City during this 1 hour cruise. Make an entire day out of the attractions along the Seattle Waterfront & nearby Pike Place Market.

Wing Luke Museum

Featuring historical exhibits about what life was like for early Asian Pacific American immigrants. Explore the International District & visit the Historic Chinatown Gate, historic landmarks, & numerous tasty restaurants.

Museum of History & Industry

Highlighting the traditions of innovation & ingenuity that is unique to the Puget Sound Region. Explore the nearby Center for Wooden Boats, rent a Kayak from Moss Bay or an electric boat from the Electric Boat Company & enjoy some time on the water.

Volunteer Park

Home to the Volunteer Park Conservatory, Seattle Asian Art Museum, & Water Tower (with great city views for your Instagram). The park has been the site of various community events & celebrations, including Seattle's earliest Pride festivals.

Seattle Family Vacation

Woodland Park Zoo

Divided into bioclimatic zones with natural habitats ranging from humid tropical rain forests & coastal deserts to temperate rain forests, exhibits feature 1,100+ animals & 300 species, a vintage carousel, & an indoor play space.

Pacific Science Center

Catch the Monorail from downtown to Seattle Center and ignite your curiosity while exploring exhibits and hands on activities. MoPop, International Fountain, & Seattle Children’s Museum nearby creates no shortage of family activities.

Seattle Aquarium

The region’s premier resource for hands-on marine experiences & conservation education, discover more about the amazing Puget Sound & our world’s one big ocean. Located on Seattle’s Waterfront, a full day of family fun awaits.

Museum of Flight

The largest independent, non-profit air & space museum in the world! With over 175 aircraft & spacecraft, tens of thousands of artifacts, rare photographs, exhibits & experiences, the museum bring mankind’s incredible history of flight to life.

Shopping

Pike Place Market

A day of discovery awaits at the iconic Pike Place Market. Get lost in the maze of the market & explore the offerings from local artisans, ship home fresh caught fish, purchase fresh flowers from local growers, & nosh on amazing delicacies.

Westlake Center

Shop until you drop at this four-story, glass-enclosed retail pavilion nestled in the heart of downtown Seattle & offering name-brand retailers & upscale regional shops, including Nordstrom rack, Saks off 5th, and Zara.

Dining


Seattle Sports

T-Mobile Park

Rain or shine, T-Mobile Park is a terrific setting for baseball with a unique, retractable roof that covers the playing field & stands. Just a 7 minute light rail ride from the hotel, you can also visit the Baseball Museum of the Pacific Northwest.