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Seattle Visitors Guide

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Best of Seattle

3 days in Seattle
3 days in Seattle

Got 3 days in Seattle?Grab your double tall vanilla latte and follow this plan to see the Best of Seattle.

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Family-friendly Seattle

Seattle for young kids
Seattle for young kids

Seattle is great for families with plenty of kid-friendly attractions, from the Museum of Flight to the Science Center.For outdoor activities, Greenlake Park can't be beat.

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Seattle on a budget

Seattle for free
Seattle for free

Some of the best things in Seattle are free.Explore the waterfront, watch the ships pass through the locks or explore one of Seattle's incredible parks.

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Insiders' Seattle

Seattle off the beaten path
Seattle off the beaten path

See the troll under the bridge in funky Fremont, celebrate Seattle's maritime history at the Center for Wooden Boats and more.Discover Seattle off the beaten path.

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Seattle's Fresh, Wild Seafood
Seattle's Fresh, Wild Seafood

Seattle is one of the best cities in the country for fresh, local seafood. From line-caught sockeye salmon to Dungeness crabs plucked fresh from Puget Sound, experience the best seafood Seattle has to offer.

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Getaways from Seattle

Daytrips from Seattle
Daytrips from Seattle

Sail across the Puget Sound to Victoria, BC, a scenic city with British flavour, or go to Leavenworth in Eastern Washington and explore this Bavarian town filled with shops, wine tasting and outdoor activities.Want to get back to nature? Discover some of our famous mountains.

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EveryTrail
Bandera Mountain
Bandera Mountain

Late summer days in the Seattle area often begin with a thick layer of gloomy clouds. So you can head east through the I-90 corridor, into the Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest, to climb above...

Rated 5 out of 5 by EveryTrail members
Green Lake Park
Green Lake Park

Geologists say the Vashon Glacial Ice Sheet, which also formed Puget Sound and other area lakes, formed Green Lake 50,000 years ago. Dredgings of Green Lake have produced volcanic ash from an eruption...

Rated 3 out of 5 by EveryTrail members
Heather Ridge Ski Tour
Heather Ridge Ski Tour

The Heather Ridge Ski Tour is an accessible tour right off Highway 2 at Stevens Pass just across the road from the ski area. The tour is a short but steep climb to Skyline Lake and beyond. The tour...

Pioneer Square
Pioneer Square

Seattle's history is that of a pioneer town, fueled by persistent and entrepreneurial founders wanting to create a new life. The area's first settlers were a group of only two dozen led by Arthur and...

Rated 5 out of 5 by EveryTrail members
Georgetown: Seattle Neighborhood Walk
Georgetown: Seattle Neighborhood Walk

A formerly rough-around-the-edges district called Georgetown is waking from a decades-long sleep thanks to spirited trailblazers with serious creative cred.

Rated 5 out of 5 by EveryTrail members
Seattle Center
Seattle Center

The Seattle Center, north of downtown Seattle, was created as an arts and entertainment center for the 1962 World's Fair. The 74-acre campus is home to a variety of venues and museums such as the...

Rated 5 out of 5 by EveryTrail members
Pike Place Market
Pike Place Market

Seattle's famous Pike Place Market has been one of the city's most lively attractions since it opened in 1907. Today it is your one-stop-shop for seafood, meats, cheeses, fruits, vegetables, crafts,...

Rated 5 out of 5 by EveryTrail members
Seattle Shopping Guide
Seattle Shopping Guide

Want to capture the city’s signature indie look?In two up-and-coming neighborhoods, these boutiques will help you tap into Seattle’s creative counter culture.

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Washington Beer Guide / Ballard + Fremont
Washington Beer Guide / Ballard + Fremont

Map of Breweries in the Ballard + Fremont Neighborhoods

Perfect Day

Things to Do in Seattle When You're Sick (LocalistSeattle, 12 Dec 2011)
4.5 of 5 stars 2 Votes
Seattle Beer Tour (colinaz, 28 May 2009)
4.5 of 5 stars 1 Vote
On a budget in Seattle (ewizabeff, 4 Jun 2006)
4.0 of 5 stars 13 Votes

Perfect Weekend

More than sleeping in Seattle! (Roadtravlr, 3 Jun 2006)
4.5 of 5 stars 9 Votes
Visit Victoria. Wake up in Seattle. (VoyageBuddy, 3 Jan 2008)
4.0 of 5 stars 3 Votes
Downtown Seattle Key Points (jobshopr, 3 Sep 2006)
3.5 of 5 stars 9 Votes

Best Of

Seattle for art lovers (klsalas, 22 Apr 2007)
4.5 of 5 stars 6 Votes
Visting Seattle Wineries (klsalas, 2 Nov 2011)
4.5 of 5 stars 1 Vote
Baseball Park Reviews (baltoteach, 6 May 2008)
4.0 of 5 stars 6 Votes

Recent Trip

5.0 of 5 stars 9 Votes
Seattle with Grand Hyatt Seattle (BSA126, 5 Jan 2007)
4.5 of 5 stars 4 Votes
Alaskan Cruise (jane s, 14 Jun 2012)
4.5 of 5 stars 1 Vote