From the iconic Seattle Space Needle to the historic Pioneer Square District, there’s no shortage of things to see and do near the Larkspur Landing hotel in Renton.
Seattle Center & Space Needle
Tel: 916.783.8550The story goes that a Seattle businessman was musing about possible centerpieces for the 1962 Seattle World’s Fair when he penciled the Needle shape onto a coffeehouse place mat. The observation deck on this unmistakable landmark allows you to take in the 360-degree skyline 500 feet above the city streets.
Pike Place Market
Tel: 206.682.7453The market is all about the essential sights, smells, sounds and tastes of Seattle. Explore what local artisans are offering as well as the fish from around the world neatly displayed for your perusal. This is a historic haven with the rhythm of the city.
Pioneer Square Historic District
Pioneer Square is the epicenter of Seattle where many of the oldest buildings in town are located. It is home to many wonderful art galleries, antique stores, bookstores and coffee houses.
Tel: 206.386.4320Salmon and other northwest aquatic creatures are king at the Seattle Aquarium. This is a small, but informative and fun place for a family outing.
Starfire Sports Complex (Soccer)
Come enjoy the northwest’s premier soccer complex. Starfire Sports is a 54 acre facility includes four FIELDturf outdoor fields, four natural grass fields, and a brand new four field complex which includes one oversized grass field, one oversized FIELDturf field, and two FIELDturf MOD fields.
Emerald Downs Horse Race Track
The home of thoroughbred racing in the Northwest. Provides racing information, press box, group events, horsemen’s information and park activities.
The Muckleshoot Casino Poker Room offers poker tournaments and live poker games in Auburn, Washington. “The biggest and best in the northwest.”
Museum of Flight
Tel: 206.764.5720Visitors have the opportunity to experience the aviation industry firsthand. Visit Boeing’s original plane and wrap up your tour with a lesson on the early days of aviation and a walk through presidential history aboard the first Air Force One.
Seattle Art Museum