Half-Day Guided Tour of Seattle City and Snoqualmie Falls

4 hours
Free cancellation
1 - 13
Mobile ticket


With two activities in one 4-hour tour, see the top sights of the Seattle area, both natural and manmade. First visit Snoqualmie Falls, a waterfall in the foothills of the Cascade Mountains. Then experience Seattle on a city tour that introduces you to the attractions and history that make Seattle one of the most livable cities in America. Listen to fun facts and engaging stories about Seattle from a guide, and learn how the city got its name and what the real story is about how much it rains. The itinerary ensures adequate time spent at each location, allowing individual feedback and suggestions from the guide.


  • Local guide
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
  • Entry/Admission - Pike Place Market

What to expect

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Pass By: Shutter Tours - Day Tours, Seattle, WA 98101

Join Shutter Tours for an exciting 4 hour sightseeing tour of Seattle.

Stop At: Pike Place Market, 85 Pike St, Seattle, WA 98101

This is our pickup location

Duration: 15 minutes

Pass By: Pioneer Square, Yesler Street & 1st Avenue, Seattle, WA 98104

After meeting your guide at Pike Place Market, your tour starts with a little Seattle history as you travel through Pioneer Square, where the early settlers decided to build the city.

You'll learn how the great Seattle fire started as well as the Seattle Underground as we drive through Pioneer Square.

Pass By: CenturyLink Field, 800 Occidental Ave S, Seattle, WA 98134-1200

CenturyLink Field is the home field for the Seattle Seahawks of the National Football League (NFL) and Seattle Sounders FC of Major League Soccer (MLS). It is a modern facility with views of the Downtown Seattle skyline and can seat 69, 000 people.

Pass By: T-Mobile Park, 1250 1st Ave S, Seattle, WA 98134-1216

T-Mobile Park is a retractable roof baseball park it is the home stadium of the Seattle Mariners of Major League Baseball (MLB) and has a seating capacity of 47, 715 for baseball.

Stop At: Snoqualmie Falls, 6501 Railroad Ave SE, Snoqualmie, WA 98065-9687

Your first experience in the Cascade foothills will be a drive through the town of Snoqualmie, the real "Twin Peaks" of the Pacific Northwest. Then you'll enjoy the majesty of Snoqualmie Falls, which is sure to be a favorite memory on your tour with us. Time spent at falls is approximately one half hour.

Duration: 35 minutes

Stop At: Fremont Troll, North 36th St. Freemont District, Seattle, WA

Next stopping point is the Fremont Troll where you can take some time to get some photos of this one of a kind piece of public art. As we drive through Fremont you'll see a 16' tall statue of Bolshevik Russian Communist revolutionary Vladimir Lenin. Your guide will share with you how this statue arrived in Seattle and the story behind its history.

Duration: 10 minutes

Pass By: Lenin Statue, 3526 Fremont Pl N, Seattle, WA 98103-8621

The controversial Lenin statue originally came from Slovakia and is remenicant of the old communist style statues of a bygone era.

Stop At: Fishermen's Terminal, 3919 18th Ave W, Seattle, WA 98119-1679

During the months of September-March, we will visit Fisherman's terminal home of the Pacific fishing fleet.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, 3015 NW 54th St, Seattle, WA 98107-4213

During the months of March thru August, ​we stop at the locks. At the Ballard Locks, you may see migrating salmon going through the locks system during the summer months, Sea Lions, Eagles and maritime traffic as they navigate this engineering marvel. Approximate time at the locks is a half hour, giving you time to explore the locks and fish ladder. (Note: This stop is not on tour September 1st-March 1st. See booking page for more info)

Winter Tour Notes

From October 29th thru March 1st, we do not stop at the locks due to the lack of boating activity and an empty fish ladder.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Kerry Park, 250 W Highland Dr Queen Ann Hill, Seattle, WA 98119-3529

Next ​we experience the #1 rated location in Seattle for taking a photo of the skyline, the picturesque viewpoint at Kerry Park.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Pike Place Market, 85 Pike St, Seattle, WA 98101

Our final stop will be back at the Pike Place Market at approximately 2 PM.

Duration: 5 minutes

Additional information

  • Operates in all weather conditions; please dress appropriately
  • We can accommodate folding wheelchairs and walkers
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
  • Secure luggage storage is available
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 13 travelers
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Ticket delivery

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For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.
May 2022

Our guide was one of kind giving us history about the city, explaining how to capture the best experiences, and a list of great places to eat. Experienced sites we wouldn’t have on our own. Would highly recommend!

May 2022

Excellent tour and very informative. We saw a lot without taking the entire day. Great pickup / drop off location at Pike Place so you can explore before and after the tour.

March 2022

A great way to see a lot of the city’s highlights in a 4 hour tour. Went with my family of four (12 and 14 year old kids) and all enjoyed it!

March 2022

The most memorable parts were the tour guides depth of knowledge and his helpful tips on photography. His advice ensured our pictures were balanced and artful.

March 2022

Wonderful tour!!! Terry was an exceptional tour guide. He is a native to Seattle, so he was full of information on Seattle (including the city history), the falls and surrounding areas. He gave great photo tips and was happy to take pictures when requested. He also gave wonderful dining recommend...

March 2022

Terry was such a wonderful guide! His knowledge about Seattle, Snoqualmi Falls and the surrounding areas, of photography, and great places to eat was SUPERB! Had the best time and even learned quite a bit!

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