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Northwest Experience and Tillicum Village

Session Type: Tours

Date: Saturday, September 12, 2009
Time: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM


The tour begins with a drive through downtown en route to historic Pioneer Square, Seattle's oldest residential area. From Pioneer Square enjoy a driving tour past the heart of Seattle's Asian community, the International District. Don’t miss Elliott Bay’s maritime activity as the coach drives alongside Seattle’s bustling waterfront. Next, guests will drive by Seattle’s most recognizable landmark; the Space Needle. The final stop on this tour is Pike Place Market. Known for its exciting sights, sounds and aromas, Pike Place Market began on August 17, 1907 and has remained a vital part of Seattle's social and economic fabric for over 100 years.

After an exciting Seattle City tour, guests will travel to Tillicum Village. You will enjoy a scenic 60-minute cruise to Blake Island, which includes a narrated tour of Seattle's Elliott Bay. Upon arrival, you will be welcomed to Tillicum Village with an appetizer of freshly steamed clams and hot clam nectar. Lunch takes place in an authentic cedar longhouse featuring artifacts and woodcarving displays. Following a delicious salmon lunch, you will enjoy an exciting program of Native American songs and dances from various Northwest tribes. The perfect ending to this memorable day is the magnificent view of the Seattle skyline from the water on your return cruise.

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