Paul Allen

Essentials: Seattle, from classics to new attractions

It doesn't always rain in Seattle, despite its reputation, so pack sunglasses for your next visit, and be sure to catch new attractions like the Great Wheel along with classics like the chewing gum wall. ___ WHAT'S NEW Seattle's newest attraction is the Great Wheel on the waterfront, near the Pike Place Market, with 42 enclosed gondolas that turn on a giant wheel. It's pricey for a 15-to-20-minute experience at $13 for adults and $8.50 for ages 4 to 11. But you do get a nice view of the Puget Sound and the city, and it's a good spot for vacation selfies. One of the city's other relatively new attractions is the Chihuly Garden and Glass exhibit at Seattle...