Seattle City History & Landmarks

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  • Guided Driving Tour
  • 3/4/5/6 Hours
  • Seattle

This is the ultimate Private Seattle City Tour!

When on vacation, the time available to explore a new city is valuable & limited. Here at Totally Seattle Tours our primary focus is to maximize every minute that you spend on tour. Our Seattle History & Landmark tour will give you a full understanding of the city’s history, culture & neighborhoods. This is the ultimate Private Seattle City Driving Tour & is highly recommended for any group’s first day exploring Seattle.

Please keep reading to learn more about this Seattle city tour, but if you’d like even more variety, also consider our Seattle Art Gallery Tour and our Pike Place Market Tour.

Your dedicated private guide will pick your group up anywhere within the city limits at a time chosen by you in a sleek tour van with treats for the group and fresh flowers from Pike Place Market. The interests of the group will be gathered prior to the start of the tour & the guide will create a tour itinerary that is customized to the group.

The perfect tour for your first day in Seattle!

Climb inside our luxurious vehicle on the most comprehensive Seattle city tour. Learn how this sophisticated yet approachable city has been shaped and moulded over the years. Experience the culture and history of the Emerald City, making note of the various places you see along the way.

This Seattle history tour is the perfect way to take stock of the city, adding various promising sights and attractions to your itinerary. Explore Seattle with us, picking out all the best spots. Book today to secure your place, and if you’d like a more personalized experience, consider our Seattle Customized Tours.

 Please get in touch if you have any questions about this Seattle city tour or, indeed, any of our private Seattle tours.

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Your Private Group

1-6 Passenger tour inclusions:

Our 1-6 passenger tour options are the traditional tour experience. Your dedicated guide will also be your driver and will pick your group up at a starting point that is most convenient for you. Your guide will be able to provide commentary while driving and will be able to stop & hop out for photo opportunities & mini-walking tours when parking is available. Your guide will then drop you at your preferred location at the conclusion of the tour experience. 

  • 100% Private Guided tour experience
  • Local guide as your driver providing expert commentary (single host) 
  • Floral Bouquet from Pike Place Market
  • Fresh Seasonal Snacks from Pike Place Market
  • Luxurious Private Tour Vehicle with complimentary bottled water
  • Option to add professional driver to tour experience for additional $100 per hour

7-14 Passenger Tour inclusions

Our 7-14 passenger driving tours have a driver who stays with the vehicle at all times. This dual host experience means not having to worry about traffic, parking or the safety of the vehicle allows & your dedicated local guide the ability to engage with your group at all times with zero distractions.This gives your group the freedom to engage in your sightseeing experience with your guide’s undivided attention. 

  • 100% Private Guided Tour Experience
  • Professional driver plus dedicated local guide providing expert commentary (dual host) 
  • Luxurious Private Mercedes Sprinter Van with complimentary bottled water
  • 100% focus from local guide to the wants & needs of each group
  • Fresh Seasonal Snacks from the Pike Place Market


  • Experience Seattle's most popular landmarks
  • Learn the stories that shape the history of the Emerald City
  • Icons of Pioneer Square & downtown Seattle
  • Hop out of Vehicle to explore neighborhoods by foot
  • Enjoy panoramic views from 5th & Lynn Park, Jose P. Rizal Park & Gasworks Park with fantastic photo opportunities

Enhance the Experience

  • Helicopter or Seaplane sightseeing flight
  • Kayak Excursions on the fresh water Lake Union
  • Timed tickets to local exhibits, museums & observation decks
  • Gourmet 2-course seafood lunch

All Tours Include:

  • Private pick up & drop anywhere in city limits
  • Passionate local dedicated to your sightseeing experience
  • Snacks & beverages from first AmazonGo store
  • Delicious snacks from Pike Place Market
  • Seasonal Floral Bouquet from Pike Place Market
  • Luxurious private vehicle with complimentary water

Other Options

  • Bring a dog on your tour
  • Wine Tastings at tasting rooms in the city from Washington Wineries
  • Tours of 3, & 5 hours also available depending on your schedule

What Suits You Best?

3 Hours

A private Seattle driving tour gives a broad overview of the city’s history & culture, touching on every major neighborhood & landmark

4 Hours

A private Seattle driving tour allows for exploration of all Seattle neighborhoods & will leave you with a thorough understanding of the city of Seattle.

5 Hours

A private Seattle driving tour paints the whole picture of the Emerald city while allowing plenty of time for lunch, shopping, photo opportunities at all Seattle neighborhoods & landmarks.

6 Hours

A private Seattle driving tour will allow your group to explore every aspect of the city in depth, allowing you to stop for lunch, shopping, hiking & exploration. Whatever you wish to do or see we will have time to make it happen.