Elephant Super Car Wash
See Pink Elephants at the Space Needle
If you happen to see a giant, rotating pink elephant on your way to the Space Needle, relax — you haven’t had one too many. You’re just seeing the Elephant Car Wash’s famous neon sign, which has become a Seattle icon. It really is a working car wash, and you can get a full-service car wash or detailing; since they’ve been open for over 60 years, we’re guessing that generations of dads have received holiday or Father’s Day car-wash gift certificates throughout Elephant’s history. Even if you’re traveling without a car, it’s worth a visit just to get a glimpse of that hot-pink neon elephant spraying water on itself while tiny baby elephants frolic at its feet.
By Stephanie Perry, AFAR Local Expert
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