Seattle’s Columbia Tower

Today was good and hot, and clear, and a great day for a trip to the Columbia Tower. On the 73rd floor, there is an observation deck where you get the best views of the city and surrounding area… you can see forever.  Well… you be the judge…

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The address of the Columbia Center. And what category does this also fall under? Numbers for the The Daily Post Photo Challenge!

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Going up?

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First thing’s first… coffee at Starbucks on the 40th floor!

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Mount Rainier… 65 miles from the Columbia Center…

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… and to the north is Mount Baker which is 136 miles from the Columbia Center

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Century Link Stadium and Safeco Field

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We are about 400 feet above the Space Needle

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City of Bellevue

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Seattle Skyline… from above

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The Puget Sound with the Olympic Mountains in the background

It was a great day, and I have so much more to share!!  🙂  Hope you’ve had a great Saturday too!

45 thoughts on “Seattle’s Columbia Tower

      1. neveradullbling Post author

        I just checked those posts out… yeah, yikes!! But as I was falling asleep last night, I was actually thinking about that exact same thing and your comment! What a great way to get some hill training!! Run the Tower!! Things that make you go hmmm…. 😀 (I ran DOWN three flights yesterday, does that count? haha) 😀

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  1. mawil1

    Wow! Fantastic views, I’ll add it to my ‘places to visit’. On day I’d like to do a road trip around the US. I suspect that it won’t be the same in my 60,s as my 20’s but I’m sure that I will enjoy it just as much!

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    1. neveradullbling Post author

      Yes indeed Julie!! If you’ve not visited here, then you definitely need to visit!! So much to see, so much to do… and the trails, simply mahvelous! So yes, you have to add it to your must see list! 😀

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  2. choosingmyperspective

    warning: obscure response…lines from a folk song of many years ago (about musicians on the road)
    “Out on the road, we tell all the turkeys
    ‘Yes it’ always raining and the sun never shines!’
    But all the natives know when the mountain lifts her skirts,
    The view from HOME will flat out melt your mind.”

    Brian Bowers.

    Beautiful shots of home!!

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    1. neveradullbling Post author

      Beautiful words! And it’s so true! Of course it “always” rains here, but we have some of the most gorgeous sunny days with some out-of-this-world views, and I think all of us know that! Thank you!!

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  3. The Happy Healthy Kiwi

    Amazing views! Reminds me of the Eureka tower in Melbourne. I think it’s the tallest building in the southern hemisphere and you have 360 views which is amazing, just like this. Can you feel it moving slightly? I’m not scared of heights but that part was a little daunting.

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    1. neveradullbling Post author

      The Eureka Tower sounds amazing!! I couldn’t actually feel it moving, so I’m thinking that’s a good thing, lol! The elevator almost made me ill though, :D. Both AJ and I are afraid of heights, but this was so cool, neither of us freaked (James is a rock, of course). But one thing I couldn’t do was lean against the window and look down… that was a bit too much!

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      1. The Happy Healthy Kiwi

        Ah yeah the elevator was scary how fast it went and my stomach definitely stayed at the bottom for a while! The Eureka tower has an outdoor viewing deck which was pretty cool but stupid windy. They also had a platform that you could pay a little extra to go on where once you were there the floor turned see through so you would literally be looking at the ground, 90 floors below you. I didn’t do it cos it cost extra but even then it seemed kinda scary. How many floors is Columbia Tower?

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      2. neveradullbling Post author

        Ohmigosh, that all is super scary… the outside platform, seeing the ground from 90 stories up… ack!! I was super happy just looking through a window, lol! There’s 76 stories in the Columbia Center, but I think we were on floor 73 or 74, so not at the very very top. 🙂

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