Hidden Treasures in Seattle

Hidden Treasures in SeattleWander off the beaten path to discover Emerald City´s hidden gems. Discover some of these hidden treasures and get a true taste of the Seattle culture. Whether you are looking to do some shopping or just relax with a fresh cup of coffee, you will find something special in Seattle.

Emerald City Trapeze Arts
Learn how to fly through the air with the greatest of ease at the Emerald City Trapeze Arts. Take lessons in aerial acrobatics and other circus skills. Whether you are a novice or have some acrobatic experience, you will have a blast as you enjoy this unique and memorable activity.

Address: 2702 6th Ave., Seattle, WA 98134 - MAP
Phone: (206) 906-9442
Web: www.emeraldcitytrapeze.com

Espresso Vivace Roasteria
Seattle is known for its delicious brews, but Espresso Vivace Roasteria offers something much different than the Starbucks and Seattle´s Best chains found throughout the city. Opened in 1988 and inspired by Northern Italian espresso, Espresso Vivace creates their drinks with the motto "una bella tazza di caffe"–a beautiful cup of coffee.

Address: 532 Broadway E, Seattle, WA 98102 - MAP
Phone: (206) 860-2722
Web: www.espressovivace.com

International Fountain
Part of the 1962 World´s Fair display, the International Fountain is located in the Seattle Center. Designed to embody Seattle´s tall timber, whitewater waterfalls, fishing and history of gold rushes, this large, domed fountain is the perfect place to splash around, whether you are young or old.

Address: 305 Harrison St., Seattle, WA 98127 - MAP
Phone: (206) 684-7200
Web: www.seattlecenter.com

Underground Tour
See the city from an entirely different perspective: underground! Seattle´s Underground Tour covers some of the interesting parts of historical Seattle. See what were once the main roadways and first-floor storefronts of old downtown Seattle in Pioneer Square as you are guided through subterranean passageways.

Address: 608 1st Ave., Seattle, WA 98104 - MAP
Phone: (206) 682-4646
Web: www.undergroundtour.com

Valley of Roses
Find that perfect specialty item at the Valley of Roses. This local vintage clothing and accessories store carries local and imported clothing items, costumes, art, vinyls, books and other memorabilia. Whether you are looking for a unique art piece or just something fun to show off to your friends, visit this favorite thrift store.

Address: 4748 University Way NE, Seattle, WA 98105 - MAP
Phone: (206) 522-6887
Web: www.facebook.com/valley-of-roses-boutique

Fremont Troll
Take a fun photo with the Fremont Troll. This large troll sculpture can be found under the Aurora Bridge–a place the descendants of Scandinavian immigrants believe is a magnet for troll sightings. This unique site is the perfect place to take a tourist or group picture, and is a local favorite.

Address: N 36th St., Seattle, WA 98103 - MAP
Phone: (206) 632-1500
Web: www.fremont.com