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Port of Seattle wins ‘Best North American Homeport - 2016’ from Cruise Critic

Cruise Critic bugCruise Critic®, the world’s leading cruise reviews site and online cruise community, has named the winners of its 9th annual Cruise Critic Editors’ Picks Awards, citing the best cruise lines of the year across dozens of categories, as chosen by the site’s international team of editors. Read all about the award here.

Convenience in a spectacular setting

2017 Seattle cruise schecule

Two downtown cruise terminals—Bell Street Pier 66 and Smith Cove at Terminal 91—and convenient air travel connections make Seattle the preferred choice for Alaska or Pacific Northwest cruises. Select from 11 premier ships for your cruise adventure. In 2017, Seattle will host 216 sailings and more than 1 million passengers. View the 2017 Cruise Schedule here. Click here for cruise contact information for each line serving Seattle.

How do I get from here to there?

There are many transportation options to / from Sea-Tac Airport, hotels, and to explore the area on either end of your cruise. You also may view directions to both Bell Street Pier and Smith Cove Terminal, or discover where your ship departs from.

Seattle is an experience, not just a destination

Seattle offers the best of both urban and outdoor experiences, providing the perfect point of departure for your next cruise. Enjoy touring, shopping, lively cuisine, microbrews, fine Northwest wines and, of course, Seattle’s famous coffee.
 
Many of the city’s top visitor attractions are within blocks of the waterfront, including the Space Needle, Chihuly Garden and Glass, historic Pioneer Square, Pike Place Market and the Seattle Aquarium. Visit the city’s retail core—this compact city makes exploring downtown easy. And just across Lake Washington, indulge your shopping senses even more at the upscale Bellevue Collection and The Bravern.​
 
If it’s the outdoors you crave, consider a day trip. Three national parks—Mt. Rainier, North Cascades and Olympic—are an easy, two-hour drive from the city center. Discover the region’s rugged coastal beaches, dense rain forests and spectacular alpine peaks.