S. Lake Union, (wharf at Museum of History and Industry)
Downtown Seattle at Westlake, is a urban park, a shopping center, and a transportation hub. This area is an itinerary starting point to a great day at Seattle Center, or South Lake Union, as well as any destination served by light rail.*
Seattle Center was the site of the 1962 World's Fair, and serves as a civic gathering place as well as a center of favorite attractions like the Space Needle, Chihuly Garden and Glass, Pacific Science Center, MoPop (music and pop culture museum) and the Children's Museum. Seattle Center also is home for several theaters, the ballet and opera, and many other arts organizations. The Arena hosts concerts and professional sports, and numerous festivals are held on the Seattle Center grounds, and in Armory building.
* From Westlake, popular light rail destinations include:
Pioneer Square and Chinatown (south) and Capitol Hill, and University of Washington campus to the north. Include any of interest in your itinerary request.