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Seattle Travel Guide - When it comes to making a trip to the state of Washington, no visit is complete without a stop in Seattle, where there is more than just the best coffee awaiting your arrival. Streets are lined with inviting boutiques for those who like a good day of shopping. The natural surroundings of this city are also something to talk about. The land is covered with beautiful mountain ranges, cool waters and lovely greenery. Some say that the bluest sky in North America can be found in Seattle, Washington, where the seafood served in the trendy restaurants is just as fresh and crisp as the air about town.

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Before taking to the city streets of Seattle, you should make your way to the hotel you have booked for your stay in this interesting and entertaining destination. While most of the hotels in Seattle are scattered about the downtown section of the city, there are still many other lodging selections to consider when you need a place to stay. Each selection is bound to open up to a satisfying crop of entertainment, shopping and dining options about the city. There will be no trouble trying to find a place to lay your head when visiting the city of Seattle. For instance, the Sheraton and the Mayflower Park Hotel can be found in the business and shopping district of downtown. These options tend to cost on the pricier side of accommodation selections.

For tourists looking for places to stop by during their visit to the city of Seattle, there are endless activities and attractions to consider. The Pike Place Market is situated in the downtown part of town, while the Golden Gardens Park is a real treat to enjoy the outdoors. Numerous historic houses can be found about town and there is always something new happening at museums, theatres, and other tourist attractions, such as the Seattle Asian Art Museum, Madison Park Café, and Alki Beach.

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Seattle Interesting Facts

  • Seattle is ranked the most literate city by Central Conn. State University.
  • Seattle has the highest percentage of residents with a college degree or higher.
  • Seattle boasts the original Skid Row (Yesler Way)
  • Seattle is the northernmost U.S. city with a population of over half a million.
  • The Seattle General Strike of 1919 was the first general strike in the country.
  • At 76 stories and 937 feet, the Columbia Center is Seattle’s tallest building, and the 12th tallest building in the country.
  • Seattle Washington was the first city in the US to play a Beatles song on the radio.
  • The world’s first gas station opened in 1907 on East Marginal Way.
  • Seattle Washington was the first American city to put police on bicycles.
  • Seattle’s Harbor Island is the largest man made island in the nation
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You can book your Seattle hotel accommodation here online. Some Seattle hotels offer up to 70% for online reservations.
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Seattle Map

Seattle Map Use this interactive street map of Seattle Washington to find your way around the city. Just click on the image to the right.

Seattle Weather

Seattle WeatherWe have a live video broadcast of the weather forcast in Seattle Washington. Juct click on the image for the current Seattle weather forcast.

Seattle Photos

If you are interested in viewing some photos of Seattle Washington you can do so here. We have a nice selection of Seattle photos.
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