A few years ago my family and I were planning our summer vacation. Destinations like
A city rich in culture, there’s no shortage of things to do in
Each of the members in the family picked one excursion they wanted to do. My sister’s was a doll museum. Needless to say I was appalled at the idea of visiting a doll museum. Rosalie Whyel Museum of Doll Art was a fascinating spot, even for a 16 year old boy who normally would not be caught dead around dolls. There are more than 1200 items featured ranging from old to new dolls, teddy bears, toys, dollhouses, miniatures and other childhood paraphernalia. They are artfully displayed making them easy to look at and enjoy.
My mother’s destination was a drive up to
Next, it was my father’s turn to choose the day’s outing. Being a member of the United States Air Force it was not a surprise that his destination was the Seattle Museum of Flight. The
Finally, it was my turn to pick. Of course there was only one choice for me, Experience Music Project /Science Fiction Museum. Imagine my disappointment that the day I had been looking forward to the most was the most overpriced and overhyped excursion of our trip. Unless you are a huge fan of Jimi Hendrix, pass on this rock and roll museum.
One of our favorite dinners was at Pasta Freska. At this small restaurant Chef Mike Horri comes over to your table and discusses with you your likes and dislikes and then he cooks you a personalized meal. It is absolutely mouth watering.
Our trip concluded with the traditional sights and sounds of Seattle, Pike’s Market Place, Space Needle, Underground Tour, Spirit of Seattle Dinner Train and many more. At the conclusion of a trip I had been dreading I realized I had one of the best adventure of my life. My advice to anyone going on a family trip is to open your mind to a world of endless wonders.
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