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Things to do in Seattle and Portland

We are going to Seattle on the 20th then driving down to Portland. I've written a list which is not an itenerary. I hate following list, this is merely suggestions for us to use as a guide. Here is what I came up with. Sometimes it reads more like a scavenger hunt than a list lol.

Seattle
 
* Pike Place Market
 
* Seattle Space Needle
 
* Spend Time with Cristina
 
* Olympic Sculpture Park
 
* Indulge in Eating a Pacific Northwest Oyster - Elliott's Oyster House
 
* See Murray or Eric at Zig Zag Cafe
 
* Visit the Memorial Viretta Park to see the Kurt Cobain Memorial Bench
 
* Diss Starbucks number one by drinking some good Seattle Coffee - Espresso at Uptown Espresso or Vivace

* Go to Archie Mcphee's to get 1 free box of pink elephant cocktail napkins
 
* Nick Picks a Brewery/ Brewpub or bar hopping
 1. Brouwers
 2. The Jolly Rodger if open was undergoing a referb.
 
* Ride a Ferry - Would it be too cold?
 
* Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park - It's Free :)
 
* Theo Chocolate Tour
 
* Experience Music Project Museum

* Salumi

* Ballard District


Other things of interest in Seattle
World Spice Merchants
Seattle Art Museum

 
Portland
 
* Get a Bacon Maple Bar at Voodoo Doughnuts
 
* Brew Pubs tours and bars
        1. Bridgeport Brewery and Brewpub - Pop in for a pint at the oldest microbrewery in Oregon
        2. Rogue Ales Public House Brewery
        3. Doug Fir
        4. Widmer Brewing Company - famous for making Hefeweizen beer
 
* Spend Time with Lears
 
* Potlandia - the Portland Building

* Obtain a Keep Portland Weird Bumpersticker
 
* Powell's city of books
 
* The Velveteria
 
* Chinese Garden
 
* See the Pearl District
 
* Visit Old Town

* Portland Food and drink Walking Tour http://www.portlandwalkingtours.com/tours/epicurean_excursion.php
 
* McMenamins
 1. Kennedy School
 2. Chapel Pub
 
* Have a cup of Stumptown Coffee

*  Tillamook Cheese

* Apizza Scholls

Other things of Interest
The Mystery Hole
Underground Tour
Portland Museum of Art
Oregon Museum of Science and Industry
Union Jacks
Darcelle's XV

 


Comments

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concertfreak
Jan. 18th, 2010 11:06 pm (UTC)
things you could add

Seattle
Mighty-o doughnuts (yum!)
Discovery Park (so many awesome trails, forest area)

Portland
Alphabet district (where simpsons characters are named from)
Trader Joe's (2122 Northwest Glisan Street) (see above, they have all the signs in that store)
grocible
Jan. 19th, 2010 04:56 am (UTC)
I gave up finding something on your Seattle list that even I have done. Guess I haven't done much of anything in Seattle.

Maybe instead of a ferry - if they're running - take a Duck Tour. Or The Underground tour.
ext_222080
Jan. 19th, 2010 01:06 pm (UTC)
Coffee in Portland
Spella Caffee
2 locations
Food Cart-SW 9th and Alder
Brick and Mortar - SW 5th b/w Washington and Alder
embereye
Feb. 11th, 2010 10:07 pm (UTC)
Hey! I'm coming down your way in a little over a week (21st through 1st). What should I do besides the typical? :) - email is lj username at gmail.
rockit_grl
Feb. 14th, 2010 06:37 pm (UTC)
okay I will email you a list. :)
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