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Seattle Travel Guide

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Want to learn more about Seattle? Read our in-depth articles on a variety of topics.

Where to Shop in Seattle

Shopping becomes decidedly less fun when it involves driving around and circling for parking. You're better off limiting your all-day shopping...

Regional Flavors of the Pacific Northwest

Seattle is a foodie's city, and enjoys easy access to an incredible bounty of foods from land and sea, from wild Dungeness crab and line-caught...

Seattle Sweet Spots

Seattle is already known for coffee. Now how about a slice of pie with it—or a donut, or a cupcake, or an ice-cream cone? These are a few of...

Seattle's Coffee Culture

Seattle may forever be known as the birthplace of Starbucks, but to really understand the coffee culture—and to get a great cup of coffee—visit...

Seattle Souvenirs

Food and Drink The Tasting Room in Pike Place Market's Post Alley is a great spot for local wines. Pick up delectable fair-trade chocolates...

Native American Culture and Crafts

Looking at a map of the Seattle area, you're bound to encounter some unusual names. Enumclaw, for instance. Or Mukilteo, Puyallup, Snohomish...

What the Locals Do in Seattle

What the Locals Do in Seattle If you want to savor the Emerald City like a local, start by familiarizing yourself with some of its passions...

Woodinville Wineries

Walla Walla wine country is too far to go from Seattle if you've only got a few days; instead, check out Woodinville's excellent wineries. It...

Freemont Like a Local

Check out the neighborhood's website ( www.fremont.com ) for more information. Wacky Public Art Kick-start your tour under the north end of...

Seattle's Best Parks

Mountain ranges, ocean waters, and islands may surround the city, but Seattleites are often content to stay put on sunny weekends. Why? Because...

Seattle Tours Worth Noting

Taking a tour is a great way to see the city if you specific interests, or if you have limited time. Bike Tours Bike rentals are becoming...

Seattle Today

Seattle is a city that doesn't stand on convention. From its well-earned reputation for quirky music and art, to its laid-back population of...

Suds Appeal

Seattle loves its beer, and for good reason. America's ever-burgeoning craft-beer scene owes this city a big debt. In 1981, RedHook Ale Brewery...

Going Green

It takes much more than a recycling program to make a hotel "green," and although few properties in Seattle are doing everything right, a handful...

If You Like

Arts and Culture The Great Outdoors gets so much attention it's easy to overlook Seattle's Great Indoors—the myriad galleries, museums, music...

Top Things to Do in Seattle

The World of SAM Downtown's Seattle Art Museum (SAM) is known for its collection of modern and Native American art. A sleek addition to the...

Cheap Things to Do in Seattle

Free Art The Olympic Sculpture Park has installations from sculptors like Alexander Calder set against the backdrop of the sparkling waters...

Seattle with Kids

Seattle is great for kids. After all, a place where floatplanes take off a few feet from houseboats, and where harbor seals might be spotted...

Seattle Then and Now

The Early Days "There is plenty of room for one thousand settlers. Come at once." Upon receiving his brother's note, Arthur Denny set out from...

Staying with Kids

Traveling with kids can be a challenge, from hauling their gear to finding a spot for them to sleep in cramped hotel rooms. Don't let that stop...

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