US: Seattle, WA – Front Windows of Victory Clipper

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You can get great views if you sit in the comfy chairs in the front lounge of the Victoria Clipper as it speeds along from Victoria, BC to Seattle, WA. See if you can spot the iconic Seattle Space Needle on the horizon.

US: Seattle, WA – View of Seattle Skyline

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On the Victoria Clipper in the Puget Sound, you catch the first exciting glimpse of Seattle’s skyline. Do you think Peter Puget who discovered it while on George Vancouver’s expedition, was as excited? Do you see the Space Needle?

US: Seattle, WA – Is it Seattle or New Georgia?

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On June 4, 1792 , British Captain George Vancouver ‘s expedition reached where the city of Everett now stands and Vancouver claimed the entire region for England, naming it New Georgia, after King George III.

US: Seattle, WA – Explorer George Vancouver

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While searching for the Northwest Passage, British Captain George Vancouver explored this northwest area. On May 19, 1792, Vancouver anchored off what is now Seattle. He sent Lieutenant Peter Puget south to explore what became the body of water named after him, Puget Sound.

US: Seattle, WA – Ferry British Columbia to Seattle, Washington

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The Victoria Clipper is a speedy and fun way to zip across the water from Victoria, British Columbia in Canada to Seattle, Washington in the US. 

US: Seattle, WA – Seattle Mural

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This huge Seattle wall mural is made of colorful mosaic pieces.

US: Seattle, WA – Seattle Space Needle

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Here’s a moody shot of the iconic Space Needle in Seattle looking like something you could make with a giant erector set.

US: Seattle, WA – MoPop’s Space Needle

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No Frank Gehry did not salute the Seattle Space Needle by building it into his architectural plans of MoPop. That’s the actual Space Needle in this tromp l’oeil shot.

US: Seattle, WA – Views of Space Needle

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Seattle’s Space Needle is omnipresent all over the city.

US: Seattle, WA – Seattle Architecture

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Architecture doesn’t always spill out onto the roadway. Here’s a place in modernistic Seattle where it includes the road.