Seattle City Tour_Focus on Start ups

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Activity Level



Shore Excursion, Local Experience, First Time Visitor


Kid Friendly: No. Suitable for mature teenagers

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 3



English (fluent)

From Amazon to Zillow

This 3-hour city tour dives into Seattle's booming tech, Dot. com, and start-up industry. It is a city tour that focuses on 5 different neighborhoods that house the headquarters of companies that shape our lives every day. We will stop for snacks, strolls, and selfies along waterways and urban landscapes. We will see Amazon's Headquarters and Campus, drive through the neighborhoods that "Paul and Jeff built" and observe the watery landscape that inspires Google staffers.
From Starbucks to manufacturing traditionalists, gaming to clothing companies, We will talk about the entrepreneurs that are continuing to shape our culture, our skyline, and our technologies, as well as the incredible philanthropy that these giants are trying to "out-shine" one another with.


Pickup at downtown hotel or pre-arranged locations
Tour will wind through 5 different neighborhoods with photo and rest stops
Downtown Core features Amazon, Zillow, Tom Douglas
SODO Neighborhood features Zuily, Real Networks, Starbucks HQ, and Filsons
Lake Union features Facebook, Google, Amazon, Paul Allen, Tesla, and Boeing
Seattle Center/Queen Anne Neighborhood, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
West Edge/Bell Town/Seattle Waterfront for history of original locations

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: I will meet you in the lobby of your downtown hotel 10-20 minutes prior to tour start time, To arrange meeting spot other than hotel lobby, and for out of town guests coming into the city to join the tour, we will exchange numbers at time of booking and determine pick up location

End location: Tour concludes in downtown Seattle; I can drop you off at your downtown hotels, light rail, train, or bus stations, or other places within the downtown core.

Duration: 3 hours


Chevy 4 door sedan
Seats 3 passengers comfortably

What’s Included

Other: Door to door pick up and drop off at your hotel, guided driving tour

Estimated Local Cash Needed

50 USD - If you would like to purchase snacks or Souvenirs on the tour

What’s Extra

Other: Snacks and Souvenirs are not included


I cannot accommodate more than 1 small bag per passenger for Port pick-ups.
Consider using the Port of Seattle free Valet program at the following link:

Private tour guide Elizabeth

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