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When Your Dad Is A Duck Captain…

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June 16, 2017

When Your Dad Is A Duck Captain…

  Fathers. What would we do without them? They raise us to be strong, they always have a collection of dad jokes waiting to be unleashed (usually at the wrong moment), they love us unconditionally and they pick us up for prom…in a Duck? Forget limos, forget fancy sports cars. That’s right. Captain Owen Money picked up his son Scott, and his date Zoe, IN A DUCK for one of the biggest nights of...

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Duck Diaries: Volume I – PIER 57

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May 12, 2017

Duck Diaries: Volume I – PIER 57

Tour Guides at Ride the Ducks are incredible at their jobs not only because they’re passionate about entertaining all of you, but they truly love the city of Seattle—really, they just can’t get enough! Our Guides are always exploring and constantly on the look-out for new and exciting tidbits to share on their tours. In this enlightening blog series we call Duck Diaries, prepare to follow our Wacky Tour Guide’s adventures and experiences around...

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Thank you, Marshawn Lynch

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April 29, 2017

Thank you, Marshawn Lynch

Ride the Ducks has been showing locals and tourists the beautiful city of Seattle for the past 20 years and we frequently get involved in local events. From taking Starlight kids from Swedish Hospital to splash into Lake Union or delivering Random Ducks of Kindness to passersby on the streets, we have hundreds of fond memories of celebrating our amazing city.   When we heard Marshawn Lynch took out a full page ad in...

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Why We Love Spring in Seattle

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March 22, 2017

Why We Love Spring in Seattle

  Spring is a funny time in the Pacific Northwest. Locals begin breaking out their shorts and sandals the moment temperatures hit the mid 50’s (What?! We’ve been waiting all winter for this!). Seattleites truly relish the spring and summer seasons, and even argue that the Pacific Northwest is the most beautiful place in the world when the sun is shining. Here are 7 reasons why we LOVE spring in Seattle: 1. After a...

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Valentine’s Day Guide

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February 8, 2017

Valentine’s Day Guide

  If you feel like making this Valentine’s Day one to remember—cancel your dinner reservations and think outside the box! Wait—we did it for you! Here are 5 totally unique and fun ways to celebrate V-day in Seattle with your loved one. Not only is the zoo ALWAYS a fun date idea, but this Saturday you can watch as adorable animals munch on heart-shaped food and play with herbal bouquets as part of the...

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Ride the Ducks Voted Best City Tour

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January 31, 2017

Ride the Ducks Voted Best City Tour

  Thanks to all of YOU, Ride the Ducks was ranked #1 of 20 for Best City Tour on Pacific Northwest A-List, which features more than 2,000 businesses contending for the title of Pacific Northwest’s best. Whether you’re a local looking for an exciting family outing, or a visitor wanting to see the city, Ride the Ducks is the most fun way to experience Seattle! We’d like to thank everyone who voted and we...

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National Rubber Ducky Day 2017

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January 19, 2017

National Rubber Ducky Day 2017

Rockin’ dance moves, T-shirt giveaways, and Wacky Quackers all around! That’s how we celebrated National Rubber Ducky Day. How ‘bout you? On January 13th, we partnered with the Seattle Children’s Museum and spent the day honoring our famous yellow friends. Throughout the afternoon, groups of Wacky Quacker-bearing little ones paraded outside to board the Duck parked near the International Fountain at Seattle Center. They were greeted by Vinnie the Duck himself, along with Captain...

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Giving Never Goes Out Of Style

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December 27, 2016

Giving Never Goes Out Of Style

Every year we donate more than $10,000 in tickets to non-profit organizations around the Pacific Northwest. Whether we are getting involved in local events, or paying it forward through fun campaigns like Random Ducks of Kindness, Ride the Ducks strives to make Seattle a better place. This fall we supported the 6th Annual Ride into the Holidays event with the Seattle Monorail and Treehouse, an incredible non-profit organization that provides youth in foster care the opportunities...

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Seattle’s Top 5 Holiday Attractions

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December 9, 2016

Seattle’s Top 5 Holiday Attractions

Have you had your fill of holiday festivities yet? No? Of course not… the limit does not exist! If you haven’t already noticed—the staff at Ride the Ducks LOVES the holiday season. Over the years, we’ve dressed up as wacky winter characters, we’ve gone caroling through Seattle on a Duck, we’ve plugged holiday lights into every outlet we can find, and the office is abuzz with cheerful chatter about our upcoming staff holiday party....

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Random Ducks of Kindness: Summer Edition!

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August 1, 2016

Random Ducks of Kindness: Summer Edition!

It’s time for another edition of Random Ducks of Kindness! This summer, we want you to pay it forward with your Duck Tour ticket. When you ride the Ducks, your ticket could be good for $5 OFF a Duck tour – but, there’s a catch! You have to give the ticket away. We want you to share the fun of the Ducks with a good friend, your barista or even a stranger on the...

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