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My Seattle Sightseeing Splendor.

In downtown Seattle, natural beauty abounds, giving easy access to an abundance of beaches, parks and lakes within the urban landscape. In any season, sites like downtown's Olympic Sculpture Park, the beaches of Ballard's Golden Gardens and Magnolia's 534-acre Discovery Park prove sure bets.

From downtown Seattle, hop the 35-minute ferry to enchanting Bainbridge Island or a 15-minute water taxi over to West Seattle, where you can enjoy views of downtown from Sandy Alki Beach.

Museum highlights range from downtown's Seattle Art Museum to South Lake Union's Museum of History and Industry, which tempts the plate with the "Edible Cty: A Delicious Journey" exhibit through September 10, 2017. Beneath the towering Space Needle, Seattle Center gems include interactive Museum of Pop Culture and the dazzling Chihuly Garden and Glass.

Eat Seattle's two-hour culinary journeys offer behind-the-scenes looks at iconic Pike Place Market, divulging where some of the city's top chefs shop.